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February 2016

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Vanderbilt Offering Running Clinics

Date: 
03/02/2016 - 18:32
Date: 
03/02/2016 - 18:32

The Vanderbilt University Recreation and Wellness Center is offering half-marathon and Couch to 5K clinics March 7-April 23. Skilled trainers and specialists will use a variety of techniques to address each participant’s specific needs. The program consists of biweekly clinics on Monday and Thursday evenings. The weekly schedule is available on the VRWC website.

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Run Free Showing in Little Rock March 19

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03/02/2016 - 14:23
Date: 
03/02/2016 - 14:23

club202-logo.brJv03.jpgLITTLE ROCK, AR — Run Free - The True Story of Caballo Blanco will premiere in Little Rock on Saturday, March 19 at 6 PM at the Ron Robinson Theater, located at 100 River Market Ave, in Little Rock.

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Records Fall at Polk Senior Games

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03/01/2016 - 18:33
Date: 
03/01/2016 - 18:33

Senior Games 2016.jpg WINTER HAVEN, FL — Saturday, Feb. 27, marked the opening of the 24th Annual Polk Senior Games in Florida. The 2016 games, which span two and a half weeks, started with a torch lighting Opening Ceremony at the All Saints Academy Stadium in Winter Haven, Florida where track events followed.

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Christine Bowen Promoted by Running USA

Date: 
03/01/2016 - 18:32
Date: 
03/01/2016 - 18:32

Running USA, the national non-profit trade organization for running events and businesses, announced the promotion of Christine Bowen to Vice President of Programming and Operations. With Bowen shifting into a more substantial leadership position, Running USA will continue to lead the sport of road running through more content-driven and event-based efforts.

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New SC Records Set

Date: 
02/25/2016 - 18:34
Date: 
02/25/2016 - 18:34

David Watson, 80, of Summerville, SC, set a new South Carolina state record in the 80-84 half marathon age group Feb. 6 in finishing the Save the Light Half Marathon at Folly Beach in 2:41:17.

Madison Ellis, 16, of Taylors, SC, set the female 16-17 age group record for 10 miles at the Green Valley Road Race 10 Mile in Greenville on Feb. 13, finishing in 1:08:27.

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Date: 
02/23/2016 - 10:23

In 2008, Bee McLeod and Goody Tyler presented the RRCA with a major contribution to support the organization and to help promote the development and growth of local running clubs. To further the goal of supporting the growth of local running clubs, the donors and the RRCA developed the Leadership Development Scholarship for the RRCA Convention.

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Shean, Riggs Winners at Yorktown 10 Miler

Date: 
02/22/2016 - 11:52
Date: 
02/22/2016 - 11:52

YORKTOWN, VA — Daniel Shean of Virginia Beach was overall winner of the Knights of Columbus 10 Mile Run for the Heart held Feb. 20 at Yorktown Battlefield, finishing in 1:06:17. Jessica Riggs of Williamsburg was female winner.

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Date: 
02/20/2016 - 13:09

Amy Cragg, loyal to her friend Shalane Flanagan, describes how they helped each other.

Cragg went on to win the Olympic Trials and Shalane faded to third after overheating in the warm conditions. Desi Linden surged to finish second.

Following is Cragg’s thoughtful interview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kndRD6FC5V8

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J&A, Norfolk Announce Corporate 5K

Date: 
02/19/2016 - 11:37
Date: 
02/19/2016 - 11:37

Corp_logo_FINAL1-275x256.jpg VIRGINIA BEACH, VA -- J&A Racing, a nationally recognized race management company based in Virginia Beach, and the City of Norfolk have partnered to host the J&A Racing Corporate 5K. This new event will debut May 5 as Hampton Roads’ largest outdoor office party.

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2nd Annual Pi Day

Date: 
02/19/2016 - 09:55
Date: 
02/19/2016 - 09:55

CUMMING, GA — The second annual North Georgia Running Company's Pi Day 5K on March 12 will feature a slightly longer distance of 3.14 miles.

Teachers, students and families will participate in a race that features Pi, an important mathematical number equating to the circumference of a circle to the diameter. The race is a fun celebration used by educators to build excitement around math and science education.

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