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December 2016

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Date: 
12/31/2016 - 16:39

WARNER ROBINS, GA — Since 1996, each new year has kicked off in Warner Robins with runners and walkers gathering for the annual marathon, half-marathon and 5K run/walk at the Museum of Aviation.

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Date: 
12/31/2016 - 13:18

JACKSON, TN — The oldest marathon in Tennessee —the Andrew Jackson Marathon -- was established in 1972, thus the April 1 marathon will be the 45th running.

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Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon Set

Date: 
12/30/2016 - 15:57
Date: 
12/30/2016 - 15:57

CHESAPEAKE, VA — The 11th Annual Dismal Swamp Half Marathon will be held April 8 on a wilderness course through history at the mysterious and lush wetlands of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.

The event runs parallel to the Dismal Swamp Canal, which is part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.

Also being held will be a 5K and the Children’s Half Mile Cub Run.

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Date: 
12/25/2016 - 13:53

cache_sb_l_65d61af47c.jpegYou’ve now got three months of solid training behind you. Keep the days between racing and the hard days relaxed. Now it’s time to focus on your racing. How are you feeling? When do you tire? When do you kick? Try some different race strategies.

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Date: 
12/22/2016 - 14:55

olemanriver.jpgGRETNA, LA — Ian Carr raced home as the winner of the 35th Ole Man River Half Marathon Dec. 17 in 1:18:17. Matt Greco was second in 1:29:04 and Kyle Straub third in 1:32:02.

In the women’s race, Bree Strenkowski was the victor in 1:32:30. Kristin Wenstrom was second in 1:35:47, followed by Meghann Lawson in 1:36:05.

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Three South Carolina Records Set

Date: 
12/19/2016 - 18:29
Date: 
12/19/2016 - 18:29

One new half marathon state record was set at the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon on Oct. 23. Erin Miller, 40, of Columbia, ran 1:21:13 to set the record in the female 40-44 age group.

One new marathon state record was set at the Spinx Runfest Carolina Marathon in Greenville on Oct. 29. Kristi Allege, 46, of Simpsonville ran 3:08:46 to set a new record in the female 45-49 age group.

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Pake, Stone Win 3-Bridges Marathon

Date: 
12/19/2016 - 18:28
Date: 
12/19/2016 - 18:28

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Tyler Pake was overall winner of the Jacob Wells 3-Bridges Marathon on Dec. 17, finishing in 2:58:15. Lance Lowrey was second in 3:25:44, followed by Craig Forrest in 3:25:57.

Tia Stone was the female winner in 3:08:35, followed by Erika Setzler in 3:23:23 and Christina Marin in 3:28:39.

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Date: 
12/19/2016 - 18:28

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Justin Jacobs of Jacksonville was the winner of the Ameris Bank Jacksonville Marathon in 2:31:35. Julie Stackhouse, also of Jacksonville, was the female champion in 2:58:15.

The top 12 overall finishers were under three hours, including female winner Julie Stackhouse, who was eighth overall.

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Date: 
12/19/2016 - 16:29

cache_sb_s_a57ee43bc6.jpegYou’ve now got three months of solid training behind you. Keep the days between racing and the hard days relaxed. Now it’s time to focus on your racing. How are you feeling? When do you tire? When do you kick? Try some different race strategies.

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Date: 
12/16/2016 - 14:31

striders.JPGSAVANNAH, GA — Marilyn Zakrzewski and Adam Saxe were named winners of the Striders of the Year awards doing the annual Strider Holiday Awards Banquet.

Other winners honored:

Brad and Stephanie Coy, Strider Volunteers of the Year.

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