HUNTSVILLE, AL — David Riddle of Cincinnati won the 23rd Mountain Mist 50K Trail Run on Saturday, Jan. 28. The 35-year-old was the only runner under four hours, finishing in 3:54:34. Travis Grappo, 45, of Birmingham, was second in 4:26:26, followed by Brett Wilks, 36, of Huntsville. The race was held at Monte Sano State Park.
POTTSVILLE, AR — Brent Corbitt was the first overall finisher of the Arkansas RRCA One Hour Track Championship Jan. 28 at the Pottsville High School Track. Top female was Carli Langley.
Corbitt completed 42 laps in 59:56.1. Langley finished 37 laps in 58:49.3.
Second and third males were Brad Leach, 41 laps in 59:52.5; and Jonathan Aram 40 laps in 59:49.2.
Michael Warden of Arlington, VA, won the seven-day, seven marathons, seven continents series of races, besting a group of over 30 competitors and breaking the world record in the World Marathon Challenge, averaging just under 2:46 for the seven races.
Wardian, a veteran ultra-marathoner, won all seven races.
MIAMI, FL — Christopher Zablocki of Essex, CT, was the winner Sunday of the Miami Marathon in a time of 2:18:15. He received $4,500 in prize money. Second was Kenyan Hillary Too in 2:19:42.
Women’s winner was Marta Ayela of Ethiopia in 2:40:51, also receiving a prize of $4,500. Second was Ashley Paulson of Orem, Utah in 2:48:01, followed by Marlene Person in 3:10:16.
KEY WEST, FL — Julie Stackhouse of Jacksonville was the overall winner of the Jan. 15 Key West Half Marathon in a fast time of 1:19:03. Mark Kirkikis of Orlando was the second overall finisher in 1:20:02 and first male.
Second male finisher was Bryan Stansberry of Columbus, OH, in 1:20:44, followed by Ryan Holtz of Falls Church, VA, in 1:21:26.
COLUMBIA, SC — Orinthal Striggles and Shawanna White of Columbia were the male and female winners of the Jan. 28 Run With The Saints 5K, both finishing in 18:00.
Second and third males were Eric Allers of Columbia in 18:17 and Phil Midden in 18:33.
Second and third females were Erin Miller in 19:10 and Linn Hall in 19:16, both of Columbia.
ATLANTA, GA — Registration for the 2016 Virtual JG 13.1 & Barb’s 5K Opened in May 2016, and is still open until early April 2017. The virtual option was created for fans of the Galloway Race Weekend, who were unable to travel to the actual race events in Atlanta, Jeff Galloway’s hometown and backdrop of his signature race event.
DENVER, NC — The 8th Annual Valentine’s & Couples Division 5K and Fun Run on Feb. 18 will raise funds to assist struggling families.
Race official and East Lincoln High School Coach Melvin Morrison said some of the kids at his school have no food at home on weekends. “We also want to try to send some kids to camp this summer,” he said.
CULLOWHEE, NC – Western Carolina University will host the seventh annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K April 1.
The half marathon will begin at 8 a.m. and take runners on a picturesque 13.1-mile journey through the WCU campus in Jackson County, along the Tuckasegee River and around Cullowhee. The 5K (3.1-mile) run/walk will start at 8:15 a.m.
RADFORD, VA – Redford University Athletics will host the Highlander Half Marathon, 8K and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, April 29. The races will take place throughout the Radford City limits.
The half marathon and 8K will begin at 8 a.m., at the Dedmon Center. The race course will take runners on a tour of Radford that includes the university campus and surrounding neighborhoods.