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New S.C. State Records

Date: 
08/19/2017 - 05:05
Date: 
08/19/2017 - 05:05

One South Carolina record was tied at the Jailbreak 5K in Lexington on May 27 as 8-year-old Kendra Miles of Lexington ran 21:42 to tie the 8-9-year-old record.

George Luke, 77, of Greenville ran 36:05 for 8K in Simpsonville on June 10 to set a new record of 36:05 in the 75-79 age group.

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Date: 
08/18/2017 - 14:17

DALLAS -- Downtown Dallas, Victory Park, Uptown, Highland Park, Lower Greenville, Lakewood, White Rock Lake, Swiss Avenue and Deep Ellum: The 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and SMU Cox School of Business Relay unveils a new course and start/finish line that is sure to highlight Dallas’ most iconic and beautiful neighborhoods and landmarks. Race officials focused on enhancing the runner and guest experience, including adding more overall downhill miles for both races, and creating a more scenic route for participants and spectators in the updated course design.

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Date: 
08/16/2017 - 15:36

anniversary-300.pngMETAIRIE, LA — Kenny Mire, 68, was the champion Sunday of the New Orleans Track Club’s 54th Anniversary Race, finishing the 3-mile event in an age-graded time of 15:24. Charles Wambolt, 52, was second in 15:26, John Waguespack, 58, third in 16:22, followed by Bryan Smith, 55, in 16:23, and Sam Landry, 56, in 16:55.

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Divas to Debut in Punta Gorda

Date: 
08/16/2017 - 11:49
Date: 
08/16/2017 - 11:49

Divas-FWC_RJ-160x160_V2.jpgThe Divas® Running Series will make its return to Florida on Sunday, Dec. 10. After three years in St. Augustine Beach, the Divas Series will debut in Punta Gorda, a waterfront city that lies along the Charlotte Harbor, one of the US’s largest natural harbors.

Punta Gorda is a historic town with streets lined with palm trees and beautifully restored homes, which leave a tangible old-Florida atmosphere. Plus, nearly everything is waterfront, which is perfect for a run.

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Martin’s Park to Honor Boston Victim

Date: 
08/14/2017 - 13:16
Date: 
08/14/2017 - 13:16

BOSTON — A new park will honor 8-year-old Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Martin’s Park will be located on the South Boston waterfront near the Boston Children’s Museum. He was one of three people killed at the marathon attack when bombs exploded near the finish line on April 15, 2013.

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40th ‘Runniversary’ for Track Shack

Date: 
08/14/2017 - 11:47
Date: 
08/14/2017 - 11:47

ORLANDO, FL — Track Shack will celebrate 40 years of serving runners in Central Florida on Saturday, Aug. 19, with a Celebration of Running 5K presented with Florida Hospital. The event will benefit the Orlando Science Center.

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Bill Welch Runs 1,000th 5K

Date: 
08/14/2017 - 04:53
Date: 
08/14/2017 - 04:53

CLAREMONT, FL — Bill Welch, Sarasota, Florida resident ran his 1000th 5K at Clermont’s Summer Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon/5K Seriesevent on Saturday. Welch is an Air Force veteran and has kept meticulous records of every race in preparation for reaching this goal prior to his 80th birthday on Sept. 6. Welch finished fourth in the 75-79 age group in 47:14. Charles Veering, 75, of Winter Park won the age group in 33:33.

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Past Champions at Chicago

Date: 
08/08/2017 - 11:51
Date: 
08/08/2017 - 11:51

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that running legends and past champions Steve Jones (1984, 1985), Khalid Khannouchi (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002), Catherine Ndereba (2000, 2001), Paula Radcliffe (2002) and Deena Kastor (2005) will return as race ambassadors to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 8.

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Date: 
08/07/2017 - 18:47

gallowaybook.jpgIf you haven't read Jeff Galloway’s “The Run Walk Run Method,” don’t wait any longer, especially if you want to run a marathon without injury.

The second revised edition of this great book offers the wisdom of a running master and former Olympian who devised a system that can help any runner.

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Morgan Elliott Wins 50K

Date: 
08/07/2017 - 12:20
Date: 
08/07/2017 - 12:20

elliott.jpgASPEN SNOWMASS, Colo. —— For the second year in a row, Morgan Elliott from Black Mountain, N.C. took first place in the Audi Power of Four Trail Run 50K in a time of 5 hours 6 minutes and 22 seconds. Sean Van Horn from Carbondale, Colo. finished in second followed by Weston Hill from Upper Hutt, New Zealand in third.

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