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September 2010

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News Briefs Around the South

Date: 
10/01/2010 - 16:27
Date: 
10/01/2010 - 16:27

What was the largest race in America in 2009? It’s an annual southern event and started in 1970 with 110 runners. Running USA compiled a list of finishers from races across the country and concluded the greatest number of runners finished in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race 10K with 49,967. See the list of the largest southern road races in the next issue of Running Journal magazine.

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09/30/2010 - 15:20

A Birmingham, Alabama runner was reportedly raped in September and a second female runner was approached but ran away before she could be harmed, authorities said. Both incidents were reported to have occurred between 6:30-7 a.m. The Birmingham Track Club quickly issued a warning to its members to not run alone.

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09/30/2010 - 14:16

Fundraising effort to benefit the One Love Foundation, created by the family of Yeardley Love

A fundraiser to honor murdered University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love will take place on Saturday, November 13 in Richmond, VA. Some of Love’s close friends are organizing “Every Yard for Yeardley” to honor her life and raise money for the One Love Foundation in honor of Yeardley Love (the “One Love Foundation” www.joinonelove.org), which was created by Love’s family in the wake of her death. Love died in May of this year as a result of domestic violence in nearby Charlottesville.

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Date: 
09/27/2010 - 16:24

Running USA Wire
The Big get bigger with half-marathons leading the road race boom

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – (September 26, 2010) – For nearly 25 years, Running USA’s Road Running Information Center (RRIC) has compiled statistics for the nation’s top road races including such lists as the Top 100 U.S. Timed, Largest Festivals, Largest by State, Women-Only, World’s Largest and even Youth Runs.

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09/24/2010 - 13:38

Sold-out event features late evening start and exclusive after-hours party at Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
Running USA Wire
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - (September 21, 2010) - A sold-out field of runners will experience many of the hottest and most unique trends in road racing at the inaugural Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend, October 1-3, at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando.

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The South Fulton Running Partners

Date: 
09/21/2010 - 09:40
Date: 
09/21/2010 - 09:40

By IILONGA THANDIWE
So Fulton RP logo.jpg“It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.” -- Zora Neal Hurston

This sentiment expressed by anthropologist and author Zora Neal Hurston effectively captures the spirit and ethos of the South Fulton Running Partners (SFRP).

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Date: 
09/08/2010 - 08:46

As of September 7, limited spots are now available for the sold out St. Jude Memphis Marathon. These spots are reserved for participants who sign up for the race as a St. Jude Hero and commit to raise $500 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. It is expected these spots will fill up fast.

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Date: 
09/02/2010 - 12:59

By Lianne Jennings
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Deep water running was an essential tool helping me to train for the Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati OH this year. I started running regularly after the birth of my daughter in 2006. Since that time I have struggled with various injuries common to runners including black toenails, blisters, Achilles tendonitis, ITB syndrome, runner’s knee, and even a stress fracture in my femur.

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