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Date: 
02/14/2018 - 12:19

PITTSBURGH — The USA Track & Field Foundation has awarded grants totaling $273,000 to 65 elite track & field athletes announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld. The Foundation plans to award over $1,000,000 in grants in 2018, which is a new record.

In an effort to simplify the USATF Foundation’s Elite Athlete Development Grant program, there will be shift in the grant award schedule for this year and subsequent years. In 2018, the USATF Foundation will award another round of Elite Athlete Development grants following USATF Outdoor Championships in July.

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Date: 
02/13/2018 - 18:31

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 12, 2018) – IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, today announced the results of its 2017 Athlete’s Choice Awards releasing the Top 10 scoring events in a variety of categories based solely off athlete surveys from all of the 2017 IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® races globally.

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Date: 
02/13/2018 - 16:59

RUSA_2018Conference_Logo_FINAL-1-275x205.pngFlying Pig Marathon’s Iris Simpson Bush inducted into Hall of Champions, P3R’s Patrice Matamoros earns Women’s Leadership Award, Aaron Nemzer of DMSE named Rising Star. Atlanta Track Club honored.

AUSTIN, TX – At the Running USA Awards Dinner Sunday evening at the 2018 Running USA Industry Conference powered by ACTIVE Network (runningusa.org), the best and the brightest in the industry were honored and $35,000 of grants were awarded to youth running programs and elite development programs.

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Date: 
02/13/2018 - 16:20

COCOA, FL — The 47th running of the Space Coast Marathon and Half Marathon will be held Nov. 25 in the shadow of the Kennedy Space Center.

The event features Florida’s oldest marathon and will be the first year of the new Big Bang Series - The Next Generation.

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7 New South Carolina Running Records Set

Date: 
02/12/2018 - 17:15
Date: 
02/12/2018 - 17:15

By Bill Marable
USATF state records keeper

One new Saouth Carolina USATF long-distance running record was set at the Run Fest Swamp Rabbit Marathon on October 28, 2017 in Greenville. Chris Giordanelli, 52, of Simpsonville, ran 2:45:58 to set record in the male 50-54 age group.

Two new records set at the Paris Mountain Road Race 20K on November 20, 2017 in Greenville:

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Eisenman Wins Donna Marathon

Date: 
02/12/2018 - 15:09
Date: 
02/12/2018 - 15:09

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Zackery Eisenman, 21, of Charleston, SC, won the 11th annual Donna Marathon on Sunday in 2:45:09. Runner-up was Satoshi Mitsumori of New York in 2:49:39, followed by Alexander Von Bormann of Rochester, MN, in 2:55.

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Date: 
02/12/2018 - 14:16

Shawanna White of Columbia, SC second female, ninth overall.

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Tildrek Nurme of Estonia was the overall winner of the Mercedes Marathon on Saturday, Feb. 11, in a course record 2:18:38. Geofrey Terer of Colorado Springs was runnerup in 2:25:11. William Christian of Norfolk, VA, was third in 2:26:09, followed by Chris Lemon of Dayton, OH, in 2:30:40 and Hillary Too of Palatine, IL, in 2:36:03.

Kenyan Gladys Cheboi of Grand Prarie, TX, was the female winner in 2:46:10 while Shawanna White of Columbia, SC, ran a strong 2:51:14 to take second. Leah Frost of Portland, ME, was third in 3:00:07, followed by Dani Steinbacher of Ann Arbor, MI, in 3:04:05 and Erica Schramm of Las Vegas in 3:05:00.

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Date: 
02/11/2018 - 14:10

CHATTANOOGA, TN — The first 500 kids registering for the Erlanger Kids Fun Run on March 3 will be free of cost. The event is part of the March 2-4 Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon events.

The free kids run is possible due to the generosity of Truck N Trailers USA. It will take place on Saturday, March 3, at 11 a.m. Kids will receive a medal, race bag, bib, tshirt, and a cape.

Schedule: Friday Expo 3-7 pm, concert 4-7 pm. Saturday, 5K and kids run. Sunday, marathon and half marathon at 7:30 a.m.

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Chonge, Hoffman Win 10-Miler

Date: 
02/11/2018 - 14:08
Date: 
02/11/2018 - 14:08

YORKTOWN, VA — Duncan Chonge of Woodbridge, VA, won the 6th Annual 10-Mile Run for the Heart on Feb. 10 in 53:07, edging Sean O’Hollearn of Hampton, who finished in 53:09. Robert Medina of Norfolk was third in 57:33.

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Jones, Johnson Win Lagniappe 5K

Date: 
02/11/2018 - 14:06
Date: 
02/11/2018 - 14:06

COLUMBIA, SC — Justin Jones won the Lagniappe Run 5K on Feb. 10, racing home in 17:18. Jordan Lybrand of Columbia was second in 17:34, followed by Chapin’s Ryan Plexico in 18:26.

MacKenzie Johnson of Columbia was female winner in 20:18, followed by Jennifer Lybrand in 23:14 and Kimberly Hardin in 24:17.

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