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April 2018

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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 Levelrs 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

Date: 
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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Records Set at Williamsburg

Date: 
04/02/2018 - 12:22
Date: 
04/02/2018 - 12:22

WILLIAMSBURG, VA — Roger Hopper, 27, of Norfolk, set a new course record at the Jamestown 4-H Discovery Run 10K on March 24, finishing in 33:29.

Other records set:

— Greg Dawson, 52, of Williamsburg, set a new age group record of 37:23 and finished second overall.

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