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February 2013

Regional
Date: 
03/02/2013 - 17:42

Top three finishers in the Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon at Tampa, FL, on Feb. 24 were Jonathan Mott of Babson Park who won in 1:09:50. Sean Gallagher of Clearwater was second in 1:14:10 and Michael Rosato of Gainesville third in 1:14:50. The top three females finishers were Terri Rejimbal of Tampa in 1:23:35, Jacki Wachtel of New Port Richey in 1:27:30, and Lisa Valentine of St. Petersburg in 1:28:18.

Top three males in the 15K were Austin Richmond of Babson Park in 47:26, Jonathon Mott of Babson Park in 47:50 and James Osborne of Lutz in 51:00. Top three women were Briana Whaley of Clearwater in 55:35, Sara Petrick of Tampa in 56:21, and Kristen Tenaglia of Clearwater in 56:24.

Regional
Date: 
02/26/2013 - 05:13

ZAP Fitness fourth Allan Steinfeld Development Award recipient; Ted Corbitt, Nina Kuscsik inducted into Hall of Champions

runusa_tm.jpgSAVANNAH, Ga. - At the Running USA Hall of Champions Dinner & Live Auction on Monday evening at the Hyatt Regency Savannah, the fourth Allan Steinfeld Development Award winner and two Hall of Champions inductees were celebrated and feted. The evening presented by Competitor Group was part of Running USA 2013: The 10th Industry Conference that opened to a record registration of nearly 500 attendees in the Hostess City of the South.

ZAP Fitness was announced as the fourth Allan Steinfeld Development Award recipient.

Regional
Date: 
02/26/2013 - 05:08

By: Dan Cruz, Competitor Group

Farah claims British half-marathon record, Olympic stars break event records in route to victory; Pearl Jam Rock Star Mike McCready plays National Anthem and completes 13.1-mile race with former New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason, raising money for Team Gleason

Farah_MoFV1-NewOrleans13.jpgNEW ORLEANS, La. – Running competitively on the roads for the first time since winning two gold medals at the London Olympics last summer, Mo Farah (right, photo credit: Victah Sailer / PhotoRun.net) didn't have time to acknowledge all the well-wishers along the half-marathon route of Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon. Instead, he rewarded them with a thrilling one second victory and delighted spectators at the finish, waving a British flag and slapping high fives.

Regional
Date: 
02/18/2013 - 12:55

It was a beautiful day for runners competing in the 16th annual Bi-Lo Myrtle Beach Marathon and Dasani Half Marathon on Feb. 16 in Myrtle Beach, SC. The races began at 6:30 a.m. with more than 2,200 runners in the marathon and another 4,400 in the half marathon.

Forty-seven-year-old Dean Thompson of Cohutta, GA, took the lead in the marathon with two miles to go and went on to take the win in 2:39:15. Jason Luyster, 32, of Glenville, WV, followed in 2:39:51 with Nick Whited, 34, of Bluefield, VA, third with 2:42:49.

The women's marathon race was led by Regina Horak, 23, of Madison, WI, in 2:54:20. Tana Kornachuk, 33, of Whispering Pines, NC, was second in 2:57:31 and Andrea Glover, 40, of Nanton AB Canada, third in 3:01:04.

Regional

NASCAR drivers ran Daytona Half Marathon

Date: 
02/18/2013 - 12:24
Date: 
02/18/2013 - 12:24

Joshua Guerrero of Dayton won the Daytona Beach Half Marathon Feb . 17 with a time of 1:16. Glen Thompson of Mooresville, NC was second in 1:17:18, Peter Bang was third in 1:18.

First female was Katie Hoover of Ormond Beach in 1:26:18 followed by Beth Dollas of Amesbury, MA in 1:29:02 and April Flynn of Jupiter, FL in 1:31:19.

Some NASCAR drivers also ran the half marathon, finished a few hours before Daytona 500 qualifying, including Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, Michael Waltrip and Aric Almirola.

Regional

Mercedes Marathon results

Date: 
02/18/2013 - 12:22
Date: 
02/18/2013 - 12:22

Mario Macias of Colorado was overall winner of the Mercedes Marathon on Feb. 17 at Birmingham, AL, finishing in 2:18:48. Finishing second and third were a pair of runners from Searcy, Arkansas -- Daniel Kirwa in 2:22:39 and Wojciech Kopec in 2:22:47. Stewart Ellington of Knoxville, TN finished in 2:29:50 and Brian Deal of St. Louis was next in 2:31:51.

Camille Herron of Oklahoma was first woman in 2:44:25, followed by Lori Vonpingel of Birmingham in 2:55:24, Lucie Mays-Sulewski of Indiana in 2:59:05, Megan Williams of Oxford, AL in 3:07:35, and Leslee Hege of Maryville, TN in 3:09:07.

Regional
Date: 
02/17/2013 - 16:32

The Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run will play host to the Women’s USA 10 Mile Championships, presented by America’s Credit Union, on April 7, USA Track & Field and meet organizers announced. The race will be held at the 41st running of the Runners Rite of Spring in Washington, D.C.

"The Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run has been a spring institution for road runners for more than four decades," Max Siegel, CEO of USATF said. "We are thrilled to bring our Women's 10 Mile Championship to the nation's capital for what is sure to be a great day for elite women's racing."

Regional

Florida Iron Horse ultra results

Date: 
02/17/2013 - 16:31
Date: 
02/17/2013 - 16:31

Southern runners did well in the Iron Horse ultra runs Feb. 9 at Florahome, Florida.

Mike Morton, 41, of Florida won the 100-mile run in 13:14:31. Danny Williams, 41, and Scott Weisspfennig, 27, both of Florida, were the first two finishers in the 100K, and Lara Zoeller, 28, of Georgia was the female winner. In the 50-mile race, Kevin Dolan, 26, of Florida finished second.

Complete results of all three races:
http://www.ironhorse100kmclub.com/results.html

Regional

adidas Boost, video of revolutionary shoe

Date: 
02/14/2013 - 12:37
Date: 
02/14/2013 - 12:37

A revolutionary cushioning technology has been unveiled by adidas called "Energy Boost."
Claiming the "highest energy return in the running industry," adidas says the new shoe
addresses a fundamental need: everyone wants more energy.
Click on the link below for a video presentation.

http://youtube.googleapis.com/v/w2WDVs-_fBo&rel=1

At a global launch event Feb. 13, adidas introduced a new way to run by unveiling its latest running innovation Energy Boost. Part of a new adidas segment called Energy Running, the shoe features BOOST™, a revolutionary cushioning technology which provides the highest energy return in the running industry.

Regional
Date: 
02/13/2013 - 17:43

NEW YORK – In its biggest single-event sponsorship in more than a decade, USA Track & Field on Wednesday announced that it will launch the .US National Road Racing Championships in the fall of 2013. The announcement marks the beginning of a three-year partnership between USATF and Neustar, the administrator of the .US top-level domain, to initiate and grow a national-championship, mass-participation road race.

The 12-kilometer (12 km) event will be a season-capping race to the USA Running Circuit (USARC), a series of races that annually provides nearly $1 million in prize money to American runners. The .US National Road Racing Championships alone will provide a combined $100,000 prize purse for men and women.

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