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August 2018

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Date: 
08/13/2018 - 17:22

TAMPA, Fla./VIRGINA BEACH, Va. – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® is pleased to announce Steel Pulse, a Grammy Award-winning reggae group as this year’s headliner for the 2018 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll® Virginia Beach Half Marathon. On Sunday, September 2, 2018, Steel Pulse will take to the Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series headliner stage at 10 a.m. in conjunction with the three-day American Music Festival (AMF) to conclude a special morning of racing along Atlantic Ave. and the Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

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Cox, Olson Win 5K

Date: 
08/12/2018 - 05:38
Date: 
08/12/2018 - 05:38

HAMPTON, VA — Chrristopher Cox, 37, of Norfolk won the 8th Annual Transitions 5K in 18:00. Female winner was Meghan Olson, 27, of Yorktown, in 25:32. The race, conducted by the Peninsula Track Club, was held on the Matteson Trail that circles The Hampton's Golf Course.

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Woodstock National 5K Champs

Date: 
08/09/2018 - 09:55
Date: 
08/09/2018 - 09:55

ANNISTON, AL — Francis Waithaka and Gladys Cheboi, both of Homewood, were winners of the Woodstock National 5K on Aug. 4.

Waithaka finished in 15:13 to finish ahead of Fred Kosgei (15:45) and Ethan Strand(15:50) both of Birmingham, in the overall race. Cheboi finished in 17:323 to lead Purity Munene (17:50) and Elena Kidd (17:57) to the finish. All are from Homewood.

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Sieczkowski, Langley Win 4-Miler

Date: 
08/07/2018 - 15:50
Date: 
08/07/2018 - 15:50

BATESVILLE, AR — Brian Sieczkowski of Maumelle raced home in 23:37.77 to win the White River 4-Mile Classic and the RRCA Arkansas state title on Aug. 4. Female winner was Carli Langley of Little Rock in 24:29.08.

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Date: 
08/03/2018 - 12:55

ARLINGTON, VA - Since 1996, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has awarded grants totaling more than $590,000 to 124 athletes through its Roads Scholar® grant fund. This grant fund is designed to assist American, post-collegiate, road runners who show great promise to develop into national and world class road running athletes. The RRCA awards grants in the amount of $5,000.00 to four to six athletes per year.

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Dog Runs Half Marathon

Date: 
08/01/2018 - 13:08
Date: 
08/01/2018 - 13:08

A stray dog completed a half marathon in Australia after running alongside runners at the Goldfields Pipeline Marathon on July 23.

The dog, named Stormy, finished in about two and half hours after stopping and playing with volunteers at each station.

Race organisers awarded the dog a participant’s medal for his efforts.

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