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Hutton Wins 50K

Date: 
07/05/2018 - 16:23
Date: 
07/05/2018 - 16:23

Big Butt pic 1.jpgVAN WYCK, SC — Derek Hutton, 25, of Cayce, SC was the winner of the Big Butt 50K on a hot July Fourth, finishing in 3:45:17. Bill Shires, 53, of Charlotte, NC, was second in 3:59. Third was Dennis Randar, 27, of Fort Mill, SC, in 4:46:19. Fourth was Brad Marlow, 54, of Elgin, IL, in 4:58:31, while Paul Bottiglio, 45, of Charlotte, was fifth in 5:11:03.

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Martin, Ellender Win 5K

Date: 
07/04/2018 - 19:06
Date: 
07/04/2018 - 19:06

HILTON HEAD, SC — Brent Martin of Wooster, OH, was the overall winner of the Firecracker 5K on July 4, finishing in 16:09. Second was Brett Burdick of Chicago in 16:25. Third was Francisco Ferre of Hilton Head in 16:36. Fourth-fifth were Cooper Castellan of Hickory, NC, in 17:17, and John Duberley of Bluffton, SC, in 17:28.

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Boyd, Bratcher Win 10K

Date: 
07/04/2018 - 19:06
Date: 
07/04/2018 - 19:06

LAKE PARK, NC — Caleb Boyd of Charlotte won the Common Heart Firecracker Run 10K on July 4 in 37:38.9. Second was Paul Halaburda of Indian Trail in 41:34.97, followed by Nathan Spear of Weddington in 42:11.93.

Kayla Bratcher of Monroe was female winner in 41:12.93. Siobhan Havlik of Indian Land was second in 44:57.12, followed by Sarah Starr of Waxhaw in 47:57.49.

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Eric Ashton, Sara Ashton Win

Date: 
07/04/2018 - 19:05
Date: 
07/04/2018 - 19:05

COLUMBIA, SC — Eric Ashton, 50, was the overall winner of the Born in the USA Four Miler on July 4 in a time of 22:00. Justin Bishop, 37, was second in 22:36, and Mike Schrum, 29, third in 22:58.

Sara Ashton, 33, was the first female in 24:39, followed by Ashley Golbus, 30, in 26:22, and Jennifer Kryzanowski, 31, in 27:27.

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Date: 
07/04/2018 - 14:11

Mayor of Atlanta among 60,000 Running and Walking to Kick off the Fourth

Bernard and Stephanie by Warren Travers.jpgATLANTA – July 4, 2018 – For the 49th consecutive year, Atlanta began its Fourth of July on Peachtree, as 60,000 runners and walkers converged on a humid summer day to finish the AJC Peachtree Road Race. With the Peachtree playing host to the USATF 10km Championships for the second consecutive year, the first men and women to finish, Bernard Lagat (Tucson, AZ) and Stephanie Bruce (Flagstaff, AZ), were crowned national champions.

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Date: 
07/03/2018 - 17:16

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Participants at the Humana Rock ’N’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon will get free entry in the American Music Festival the same weekend (Aug. 31-Sept. 2). Half marathon runners get free entry all three days (Friday-Sunday), 5K runners get free entry on Saturday.

The American Music Festival will bring in acts such as ZZ Top, Goo Goo Dolls, Ziggy Marley, and SOJA.

Also featured during the weekend is a Health & Fitness Expo, which will be open on Friday, Aug. 31, from 1-7 p.m. and on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

Entertainment will also include bands on the race courses.

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Date: 
07/03/2018 - 16:34

The National Black Marathoners Association (NBMA) is pleased to announce a two-year partnership with the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). This includes being a 2018 and 2019 NBMA Summit Sponsor at the Baltimore Running Festival and Little Rock Marathon & Half Marathon Summits, respectively.

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Date: 
07/03/2018 - 11:53

The 35th annual Road Race Management Race Directors’ Meeting and Trade Exhibit will take place in St. Petersburg, FL, Nov. 8 – 10. The meeting offers sessions on critical topics for running event directors and officials, along with networking opportunities and a chance for event directors to shop for equipment and service needs at the Trade Exhibit.

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Date: 
07/03/2018 - 05:11

Boston Marathon champion and two-time Olympian Des Linden will race the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4, making her second appearance at the event after finishing in fifth place in 2014. Linden, who earlier this year became the first American to win the women's open division at the Boston Marathon in 33 years.

"Breaking the tape at this year's Boston Marathon was a lifelong dream come true," Linden said. "At the moment, it felt like it was the culmination of my career, but I believe I still have plenty more to give to the marathon. I'm thrilled to head to the TCS New York City Marathon this fall. I'm motivated to get back on the big stage that NYRR will undoubtedly put together and intend to make a name for myself in another great city.”

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Atlanta: Running City USA

Date: 
07/02/2018 - 18:57
Date: 
07/02/2018 - 18:57

Atlanta is “Running City USA,” says the Atlanta Track Club and runners in Atlanta.

See why.

Click:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8puBfX4e0PM

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