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October 2010

Regional
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10/26/2010 - 17:47

There will be 17,000 runners and walkers expected for the Nov. 13 Sun Trust Richmond Marathon, McDonald’s Half Marathon, and the HCA Virginia 8K. These are some of the very human stories associated with those races:

Regional
Date: 
10/21/2010 - 16:08

Robert Preston got to pick his race number and chose number 57 because it was his 57th marathon.

The Athens, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce executive director had traveled to Arkansas to run in the Arkansas Marathon in Booneville, adding another state to his list as he attempts to run a marathon in all 50 states by age 50. That’s nine years from now and he has 31 more to go.

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Youth cross-country seeks Junior Olympics

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10/21/2010 - 15:32
Date: 
10/21/2010 - 15:32

track explosion.jpg The Track Xplosion Cross-Country Team of Raleigh, NC, is seeking to compete in the AAU Cross-Country Junior Olympics Dec. 4 at Disney, Orlando, FL.
The team has 35 students in grades 1-9 who practice three days a week and is in its second year. They compete in various cities in North Carolina in preparation for the Junior Olympics.

Regional
Date: 
10/21/2010 - 15:30

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Several Panhandle Runners brought a little taste of Florida to the TransRockies Six Day Stage Run held in Colorado during the latter part of August. Joe Edgecombe, Andy and Andrea Weckherlin, Marty Kirkland, and Karen Stone (of Colorado) coordinated Checkpoint #2 during this six-day run.

Runners ran from location to location at altitudes of 8,500 feet to 12,800 feet during the 120-mile race.

Regional
Date: 
10/21/2010 - 12:38

By George Banker
Foreword by Jeff Galloway
About the Book

george banker.jpgMarine Corps Marathon: A Running Tradition captures the soul of the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and explains what “The People’s Marathon” represents. The book is written from the heart and by those who have a personal connection to the race, the race directors and runners. This book represents an indispensable piece of literature for runners and spectators.

Regional
Date: 
10/14/2010 - 15:51

doc photo 1.jpg Dr. Elizabeth Miller of Savannah, Georgia ran 60 miles on her 60th birthday Oct. 1 and raised $65,000 for the Humane Society. The funds will go toward establishment of a Community Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic.

She started her run at 5:18 a.m. and finished at 5:58 p.m., bringing awareness to the community drive to raise $500,000.

Regional

ShamRockers going national

Date: 
10/14/2010 - 15:50
Date: 
10/14/2010 - 15:50

Sarasota, FL-based ShamRockersUSA, a youth running group, is securing coaches across the country and will be a national organization next year, founder Diane Lyons told Running Journal.

“I’m on cloud nine,” she said, explaining that she is interviewing potential coaches for 14 new chapters in 7 states. She is seeking funding from the National Institute of Health “and any other interested group or individuals” for the non-profit youth group.

Regional

BUZZ WILSON AWARD, HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas

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10/12/2010 - 17:02
Date: 
10/12/2010 - 17:02

The Spa Pacers Running Club of Hot Springs, Arkansas has honored the late Buzz Wilson with scholarships to three high school students. Wilson was an active member of the club for many years, providing encouragement and organizing running events.

Regional
Date: 
10/12/2010 - 17:00

MCM and Partner Mobomo Debut RaceMate on iTunes

QUANTICO, VA (October 12, 2010) - The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) announced the release of an innovative new iPhone application that redefines the marathon experience and deepens the race-day connection between runners and spectators. Now available on iTunes, RaceMate, created by DC-based developer Mobomo, integrates GPS technology into the MCM course map providing exact locations to coordinate on-course runner/supporter link up or, for faraway spectators, to monitor a marathoner's progress.

Regional
Date: 
10/07/2010 - 17:35

october10cover.jpg If you are looking forward to the fall racing season, you can find plenty of races to start training for in the Running Journal Race Calendar. And for race results of races across the southeast, check our results section.

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