TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Over 1300 runners registered to make the 43rd running of the Tallahassee Marathon and Half Marathon a record breaking one. The event welcomed participants from all over the world for a 26.2 mile tour of the Capital City. After taking on the trying hills and tough competition, Bryan Morseman and Tamara Kozulina triumphed, taking top prizes in the male and female fields at the 43rd running of Tallahassee Marathon on Sunday.
SARASOTA, FL — Ross McGraw of New York was the winner of the Sarasota Music Half Marathon on Feb. 5, racing home in 1:18:58. Christopher Brennan of Reading, PA, was second in 1:22:32, followed by Ben LeBoutillier (1:23:03) and Taylor Henninges (1:23:20) of Sarasota..
TALLAHASSEE, FLa — Bryan Morseman of Bath, NY, was overall winner Feb. 5 of the Tallahassee Maraton, finishing in 2:27:12. Tamara Kozulina of Clermont was the female winner in 3:09:25.
Jack St. Marie win the men’s half marathon, Clay Emge from Texas wins the men’s marathon, Louisiana’s Hannah Cooling taking the women’s title.
(This is a corrected story from our earlier version.)
New Orleans, LA – In the dawn before Sunday’s Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon, Neely Spence Gracey broke out a black marker and printed three words on the top of her left hand.
Attitude Believe Commit. The ABCs, she calls the message.
TYBEE ISLAND, GA — The annual Critz Tybee Run Fest wrapped up Saturday, Feb. 4 with slight wind paired with sunshine and temperatures in the mid 50’s providing good race conditions. Nearly 2000 participants took part in the five-race event, including the North Beach Bar and Grill 5K, the Wet Willie’s 10K, the Chu’s Half Marathon, the Lighthouse Pizza 2.8 Mile Beach Run, and Basil’s 1 Mile Fun Run, along with the Byrd’s Famous Cookies Kiddie Run for the smallest participants.
DAYTON BEACH, FL — Ryan Carroll of Portsmouth, VA, was overall winner Sunday, Feb. 5, of the Daytona Beach Half Marathon in 1:12:40.2. Second was Matt Graves of Daytona Beach in 1:14:35.3, followed by Jesse Cookson of Lakeland in 1:17:34.9. Male masters winner was Tommy Ramirez of Saint Cloud in 1:20:58.7.
By Suzanne Taylor
(Editor’s note: This column appeared in the Fleet Feet Huntsville newsletter. We thought you would enjoy learning about Suzanne Taylor, who with her husband, Dink, is very active in the Huntsville, Alabama running community as a race director, runner, and owner of the Fleet Feet store with her husband.)
Hi! My name is Suzanne Swift Taylor. When I was growing up I was Terry Swift's sister and Earl Swift's Daughter. I am so proud of my dad and my brother. These two men have been huge influences in my life.
ARLINGTON, VA — Since 1971, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has celebrated the contributions of dedicated leaders, volunteers, and athletes for the sport of running through the National Running Awards program.
We are delighted to announce the 2016 National Running Award recipients who will join the 2017 RRCA Distance Running Hall of Fame inductees for a night of celebration at the RRCA National Running Awards dinner and ceremony on March 11, 2017 in Detroit, MI. Running enthusiasts are encouraged to attend the RRCA Convention, which includes a ticket to the National Running Awards dinner, to honor these contributors to the running community.