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April 2018

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Flynn, White Win at Aiken

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05/01/2018 - 15:36
Date: 
05/01/2018 - 15:36

AIKEN, SC — Ricky Flynn and Shawanna White were the winners April 28 of the Aiken Electric Coop Run United Half Marathon. Flynn finished in 1:10, a 5:21 mile pace. White, of Columbia, raced home in 1:21:30, a 6:14 mile pace.

Second overall was 60-year-old Marc Embler of North Charleston in 1:24:25. Isaac Homer, 16, of Lexington was third in 1:24:27.

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Date: 
05/01/2018 - 12:20

LOUISVILLE, KY — Jeremy Johnson of Austin, Indiana, was the overall winner April 28 of the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon in 2:21:19. Michael Deren of Louisville was second in 2:24:52, followed byt Tyler Cannon of New Orleans in 2:29. Fourth was Ernest Koech of Louisville in 2:31 while Daniel Lemelman of Brooklyn was fifth in 2:40:22.

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Jenny Simpson Breaks U.S. 2-Mile Record

Date: 
04/28/2018 - 18:35
Date: 
04/28/2018 - 18:35

By Larry Eder, RunBlogRun.com

Jenny Simpson won her sixth title at the Drake Relays. This time, Jenny Simpson moved up to the two mile distance and broke the American record, with a fine 9:16.78! Prior to the race, Jenny told the Drake Relays media team that she knw it would be tough, as she was doubling her race distance, but she liked the challenge.

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Who is Sarah Sellers?

Date: 
04/26/2018 - 18:32
Date: 
04/26/2018 - 18:32

Sarah Sellers finished second at the Boston Marathon as a virtual unknown.

She’s a nurse in Tucson, Arizona who ran at Weber State University in her hometown of Ogden, Utah until a foot injury sidelined her from being a top national distance runner.

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Date: 
04/25/2018 - 13:11

4/24/2018

DES MOINES, Iowa – A breezy, mostly sunny evening in Des Moines led to furious finishes at the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships Tuesday evening, as Riley Masters and Emily Lipari outlasted strong fields to claim victory, the first USATF Running Circuit title for either athlete.

The USATF 1 Mile Road Championships, hosted by the Grand Blue Mile, are the third stop on the 2018 USATF Running Circuit. Next up on the circuit, the USATF Half Marathon Championships take place in Pittsburgh on May 6.

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Gruber, Sketch Win Marathon

Date: 
04/23/2018 - 15:26
Date: 
04/23/2018 - 15:26

ROANOKE, VA — Tim Gruber (2:44:48) of Richmond and Mary Sketch (3:18:51) of Blacksburg were winners April 21 of “America’s Toughest Road Marathon” — the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon, which runs along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Caleb Masland of Boone, NC, was second in 2:47:38 and Paul Steinway of Breckenridge, Colorado, third in 3:00:21.

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Boston Marathon Beginning

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04/19/2018 - 14:12
Date: 
04/19/2018 - 14:12

In 1896, the first Olympic Games Marathon was held in Greece and served as inspiration for the founding of the Boston Marathon. John Graham, coach and manager of the Boston Athletic Association athletes, returned from the Marathon-to-Athens event with the idea of having a similar event the following spring. And so it began ...

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Dipirro Wins at Charlottesville

Date: 
04/12/2018 - 17:19
Date: 
04/12/2018 - 17:19

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — Nick Dipirro, 29, formerly of Buffalo, NY, but now a Charlottesville resident, won the Charlottesville Marathon on April 7, finishing in 2:49:14. Liam O’Connore was second in 2:52:50, followed by Nathaniel Wooden in 2:56:50.

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2 SC Running Records Set

Date: 
04/06/2018 - 16:10
Date: 
04/06/2018 - 16:10

One new South Carolina age group record was set at the Race for the Place 5K in Columbia on February 10, 2018.

Female 8-9: 21:00, Kendra Miles 9, Lexington.

One new record was set at the Palmetto Bluff Marathon in Bluffton on March 3, 2018.

Male 10-11: 3:52:24: Gavin Moore, 10, Ladys Island.

www.staterunningrecords.com

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Robertson Wins Crescent City

Date: 
04/02/2018 - 15:36
Date: 
04/02/2018 - 15:36

NEW ORLEANS — Jake Robertson, 28, of New Zealand, repeated as champion of the Crescent City Classic on Saturday, March 31, winning in 27:28. Second and third went to Kenyans John Meritu (28:14) and Edwin Soi (28:18).

A highlight performance was made by Kevin Castille, 46, of Lafayette, who set a new masters record of 29:14.

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