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07/23/2018 - 11:51

GAFFNEY, SC — James Quattlebaum and Shawanna White were overall winners of the Gaffney Peach Festival 10K on Saturday, July 21.

Quattlebaum, 22, of Greenville, raced home in 34:32. He was followed by Eric Westog of Davidson, NC, in 34:58, and Brett Morley of Greenville in 35:08.

White, 38, of Columbia, was female winner in 37:58. Second was Lauren Westug in 38:27, while 14-year-old McKinley Weisman was third in 39:40.

Male masters champ was Orinthal Striggles of Columbia in 35:30. Bernard Vermeersch was second in 37:51, followed by Kevin Goehring in 39:18.

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NOTC 55th Anniversary Race

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07/23/2018 - 11:51
Date: 
07/23/2018 - 11:51

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Track Club 55th Anniversary Races of 3 Miles and Kids' Half Mile will be held Sunday, Aug. 5, at Garden of Memories, Metairie.

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USAA Grand Prix Returns to Camp Lejeune

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07/19/2018 - 16:14
Date: 
07/19/2018 - 16:14

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC — The 2019 USAA Grand Prix Series will return with the anticipated races in 2019. The USAA Grand Prix Series is the area’s most extensive race series that offers elements that no other running series does:

Compete with America’s toughest fighting force, United States Marines;
Run trails and training courses used by Marines; and

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07/19/2018 - 15:46

ATLANTA – On July 4, 2019 the Atlanta Track Club, the city of Atlanta, the state of Georgia and the global running and walking community will celebrate the 50th running of the iconic AJC Peachtree Road Race, one of the city's greatest treasures.

Atlanta Track Club, organizer of the Peachtree, announced its 50-week celebration and the countdown to race day by unveiling the event logo and announcing three major initiatives to mark the milestone.

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07/18/2018 - 12:55

CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that two of the fastest women in U.S. history, Amy Cragg and Laura Thweatt, will join previously announced American Jordan Hasay to compete for the top spot on the podium at the 41st annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Cragg, a two-time Olympian, and Thweatt, the 2015 U.S. Cross Country champion and 2018 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K champion, make the 2018 Chicago Marathon the deepest American women’s field in Chicago’s storied history.

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Meb at 2019 Yuengling Weekend

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07/18/2018 - 12:32
Date: 
07/18/2018 - 12:32

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Participants and spectators can expect a legendary athlete at the 2019 Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend in Virginia Beach. J&A Racing announced today that Meb Keflezighi will serve as a pacer for the Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon as well as make special appearances throughout St. Patrick’s Day Weekend.

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07/17/2018 - 15:23

071518_GFM_GMHG_marathon_men_SS.jpgGRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN, N.C.—Area business owner Caleb Masland finished first in the 51st annual Grandfather Mountain Marathon for the second consecutive year, beating his previous time by 10 minutes and change.

The marathon, part of the 63rd annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, took place Saturday, July 14, and saw 279 runners assault a grueling course, spanning from Kidd Brewer Stadium on the Appalachian State University campus in Boone, N.C., to MacRae Meadows at the base of Grandfather Mountain in Linville, N.C.

Masland, 37, of Boone was the first to cross the finish line with a time of 2:43:12.

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World Record Holder Seeking Cure for NF

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07/17/2018 - 12:18
Date: 
07/17/2018 - 12:18

BeccaPizzi.jpgWorld Record Endurance Marathoner Becca Pizzi will run the Falmouth Road Race on Sunday, August 19th as part of the NF Northeast Team, a Burlington, MA based non-profit organization whose mission is to find a treatment and the cure for neurofibromatosis (NF). Pizzi is running on behalf of Dassault Systèmes’ annual sponsorship of NF Northeast.

Pizzi is 38 years old and lives in Belmont, MA with her husband, Joe, and 10-year-old daughter, Taylor.

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Jr. Olympic Volunteers Needed

Date: 
07/15/2018 - 05:15
Date: 
07/15/2018 - 05:15

GREENSBORO, NC — The Greensboro Convention Visitors Bureau and North Carolina A & T State University will be hosting
the 2018 USA Track & Field Junior Olympics National Championships; July 23 – July 29, 2018 at the
Irwin Belk Track on A & T’s campus.

The USATF Jr. Olympics is an age group Championship. The best athletes in the nation, ages 7-18, will

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Date: 
07/13/2018 - 18:38

July 13, 2018 - RALEIGH, NC - Sir Walter Running is excited to present the deepest Men's and Women’s field to date to compete at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler. The event returns in its fifth year to its standard first Friday night spot on August 3, 2018 at the Meredith College Track. The 2018 event will again feature Elite Men’s and Women’s Mile races, and a pair of local races: a Run Club Mile, and a Run Club 4×400 meter Relay. The Sir Walter Miler is free and open to the public, and will again be broadcast live internationally on FloTrack.

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