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04/06/2017 - 19:39

He’ll direct the race, then run the course in the evening in support of Martin Richard Foundation’s Team MR8.

dave.jpgBOSTON -– Renowned race director, endurance athlete and running philanthropist Dave McGillivray is set to run his 45th consecutive Boston Marathon on April 17, this year as part of the Martin Richard Foundation’s marathon team (Team MR8).

The non-profit Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation was formed by the parents of eight-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed in the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The funds raised by McGillivray and others will be invested in education, athletics and community engagement.

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04/06/2017 - 13:15

Running Journal wants to promote everything good about running in the South and Southeast.

Send info via email to RJ@Running.Net. If you have a question, email Bruce.Morrison@Running.Net.

Information will be considered for publication on the Running.Net website and/or in the Running Journal print publication, and include:

— Stories and photos of interest to runners in your area. These might be about an event, a runner, a running club, a running store, anything that would be of interest to other runners.

— Results and/or story about a race that was held, including a photo or two. Include the link to results.

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04/05/2017 - 16:11

Easter morning race honors early running icon who recently passed away.

ALBANY, GA — If you ran in the Albany, Georgia area in the 1970s and 80s, you will remember Ray Spindler, known to his running buddies as Daddy Rabbit. Ray was one of the earliest road race runners in the Albany area and helped to shape our running community with his never-ending support of the races, mentoring the younger runners and entertaining everyone at the post-race activities.

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04/05/2017 - 10:48

Circuit expands to five classic American road races that showcase world class competition and support clean sport.

PRROCircuit_Logo.jpgTAMPA, Fla. – (March 2, 2017) – The PRRO Circuit has announced that the Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon, beginning with its 14th edition on Sunday, February 25, 2018, has become a member of the Professional Road Running Organization (PRRO) series. Gasparilla joins 4 classic American road race events shorter than the marathon distance – Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile, Lilac Bloomsday Run 12K, Boilermaker 15K and EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler – to showcase world class competition and support a clean sport.

Regional features
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04/04/2017 - 15:14

rfc-logo-smalldda2b35c78366c709642ff00005f0421.tmb-medium.jpgARLINGTON, VA – In 2011, the RRCA developed its Runner Friendly Community designation to help shine a national spotlight on communities, both large and small, committed to making running accessible and safe for all residents. Since 2011, over 45 communities in 25 states throughout all regions of the country have applied for and received the designation.

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04/04/2017 - 11:13

champ.pngJACKSON, TN — Will Donelson, 22, won the 45th annual Andrew Jackson Marathon on Saturday, April 1, and became the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) state champion. He finished in 2:59:13.8. Donelson is a senior at Union University in Jackson. Brian Wright of Nashville was second in 3:13:09.1. The Andrew Jackson Marathon is Tennessee’s oldest marathon, founded in 1972.

Female winner was Christina Marin, 33, of Allston, MA, who finished in 3:30:10.8.

Male masters winner was Karl Studtmann of Jackson in 3:18:39. Grandmasters winner was Zhong Ouyang of Cordova, TN, in 3:23:02.1. Senior grandmasters champion was Malcolm Oliver of Morristown, TN, in 3:49:16.6.

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04/04/2017 - 05:17

After 25-year drought, American men celebrate back-to-back victories in PRRO Circuit Race.

kebenei.jpgWASHINGTON, DC -- For the second year in a row, a naturalized American citizen has won the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run. Stanley Kebenei, 27, of Oakland, CA, won Sunday's race in a time of 46:36. Twenty-one year-old Hiwot Gebrekidan of Ethiopia took the women's title in 53:37. On a breezy, but otherwise perfect day for running by all of the major Washington, DC landmarks, record times eluded both Kebenei and Gebrekidan in the city's 45th "Runner's Rite of Spring," the second event on the 2016-17 Professional Road Running Organization (PRRO) Circuit.

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04/03/2017 - 16:43

CHARLESTON, SC — Shadrack Kipchirchir won the Cooper River Bridge Run on Saturday in 28:12. Kipchirchir, of Colorado Springs, is an American citizen who was born in Kenya. Second was Kenyan Edwin Rotich of Grand Prairie, TX, in 28:14. Third was Kenyan Dominic Ondoro of Santa Fe, NM, in 28:33. Fourth and fifth went to Ethiopians Tsegaye Getachew (28:40) of Washington, DC, and Birhan Nebebew (28:44) of West Chester, PA.

Kenyans Monicah Ngige (Lansing, MI) and Elvin kibet (Colorado Springs) finished 1-2 in the women competition with Ngige winning in 32:40 and Kibet the runner-up in 32:45. Ethiopians Mamistu Daska (32:47), Etaferahu Temesgen (32:56) and Simegn Yeshanbei (33:48) took 3-5 finishes.

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04/03/2017 - 15:39

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — Wade Foster was the overall winner of the Charlottesville Marathon on Saturday, completing the 26.2 miles in 2:48:08. Second was Christopher Rom in 2:57:05. Korey Blodgett was third in 2:59:30.

Winning the female division was Lacey Serletti in 3:24:45. Robin Wrightson was second in 3:28:37, followed by Leah Jennings in 3:34:30.

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04/03/2017 - 13:33

CH-Marathon_25.jpgKNOXVILLE, TN — Dylan Belles of Greensboro, NC, won Sunday’s Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon in 2:25:15. Peter Limo of Morristown, NJ, was second in 2:28:37, and Peter Kemboi Chemaoy, also of Morristown, NJ, was third in 2:43:04. Fourth went to Danny Kratzer of Hendersonville, NC, in 2:46:14, while Brad Sweigart of Mechanicsburg, PA, was fifth in 2:47:42.

Gina Rouse repeated as the women’s champion in 2:52:06. Lynn Baione of Sevierville was second in 3:10:01, followed by Eden Slater of Knoxville in 3:16:08. Fourth went to Tammy Slusser of Monroeville, PA, in 3:16:59. She was followed by Courtney Madson of Knoxville in 3:21:01.

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