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USATF Masters T&F Indoor Meet, March 16-18

Date: 
03/07/2018 - 12:01
Date: 
03/07/2018 - 12:01

LANDOVER, MD -- The USATF Masters Track & Field Indoor Championship returns to the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex in Landover, Maryland, March 16th to 18th. This year's 1,219 participants, an all-time record for any Masters Indoor Championship, are competing in 2,887 individual events. USATF Masters Track & Field is the premier organization for masters track & field events in the US.

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Date: 
03/06/2018 - 11:29

TAMPA, Fla. -– The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series­ has announced Humana Inc., a leading health and well-being company, as a title sponsor of six Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® events and as a series-wide partner for 2018. In addition, Humana will title the 2018 Iron Girl Clearwater Half Marathon & 5K, which is also part of the IRONMAN portfolio of events. As part of the sponsorship, brand ambassador Kathrine Switzer – the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967 – will be alongside hundreds of Humana associates to support and inspire runners, walkers and volunteers to take charge of their health.

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Farkas, Jones Win 10K

Date: 
03/04/2018 - 05:18
Date: 
03/04/2018 - 05:18

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Lajos Farkas of Conway won the 10K at the Little Rock Marathon weekend in 36:06. Mike Moran of Madison, MS, was second in 37:57, and Alexandre Diniz of Sao Paulo, Brazil third in 38:47.

Top female was Jessica Jones of Dauphin Island, AL, in 42:19, followed by Sara Steimel of Bono in 42:55, and Alyssa Frisby of Lonoke in 43:45.

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More South Carolina records

Date: 
03/02/2018 - 13:22
Date: 
03/02/2018 - 13:22

Six New South Carolina Running Records have been set, USATF state long-distance records keeper Bill Marable announced.

One new record set at the North Myrtle Beach Winter 15K on January 20, 2018:

16-17 female, 1:07:22, Wilson Jenerette 16, North Myrtle Beach.

One new record set at the Charlie Post Classic 15K at Sullivan’s Island on January 27, 2018:

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Medal Design Contest Set

Date: 
03/01/2018 - 12:58
Date: 
03/01/2018 - 12:58

mbmini.jpgMYRTLE BEACH, SC — The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon is having a contest to design the race medal.

Requirements:
— Surfboard shape.
— Must incorporate a bottle opener.
— Maximum of 3 colors (base metal can be silver or gold and can be used as a possible 4th color in the design)
— Digital designs highly preferred, but hand drawn designs will also be accepted.

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Derby Festival Unveils 2018 Race Medal

Date: 
02/28/2018 - 14:24
Date: 
02/28/2018 - 14:24

LOUISVILLE, KY – Runners participating in this year’s Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon Presented by Humana will receive a historic finisher’s medal to take home with them. It’s the first time the design of the medal has featured Churchill Downs’ iconic Twin Spires, alongside the Festival’s Pegasus emblem. This year’s race is set for Saturday, April 28, and is the largest annual day of road racing in Kentucky.

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Famiglietti Big Hit at 5K

Date: 
02/26/2018 - 15:50
Date: 
02/26/2018 - 15:50

fam.jpgDENVER, NC — Two-time Olympian Anthony Famiglietti was a big hit at the Feb. 17 Valentine’s 5K & Couples Race, winning the 5K, then went back to encourage runners in the last mile. Female winner was Olivia Humphrey in 21:48.

Unseasonably warm weather brought out families to enjoy the day. There were lots of door prizes and Olympic valentine tee shirts.

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Reimink, Merrill Win Marathon

Date: 
02/21/2018 - 13:20
Date: 
02/21/2018 - 13:20

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Timothy Reimink and Brenna Merrill were winners of the Publix Fort Lauderdale Marathon on Feb. 18. Reimink finished in 2:45:17 to finish first overall. Merrill’s first female winning time was 3:08:48.

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Date: 
02/15/2018 - 15:42

LAKE VILLAGE, AR — Benjamin Kopecky ran a strong 2:34:33.56 race in winning the Mississippi River Marathon on Feb. 10. Matt Weickert was second in 2:40:24.07 and Craig Depperschmidt third in 2:47:28.69.

Female winner Brittany Hayden finished in 3:30:11.85, followed closely by Racheal Pierce in 3:30:23.25 and Rosemarie Dickinson in 3:30:40.19.

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Suss, Helmer Win HH Marathon

Date: 
02/15/2018 - 12:33
Date: 
02/15/2018 - 12:33

HILTON HEAD, SC — Jake Suss of Glendale, AZ, and Jennifer Helmer of Charleston, SC, were winners of the Feb. 10 Hilton Head Marathon. Suss finished in 2:38:41 and Helmer in 3:19:06.

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