DENVER, NC — The Valentine's 5K & Couples Run held Feb. 18 was deemed a big success.
Coach Melvin Morrison and Charles Whitley, race directors, said, "It was a great way to bring families together and to raise money to help families that have struggled this winter and to send team members to summer camp. Our sponsors were amazing in giving gift cards for runners to eat and shop after the race. Many families helped to give back to the community.”
Student athletes are reluctant to ‘blow the whistle’ on doping, research at Leeds Beckett University reveals.
Led by Dr Kelsey Erickson, a Research Fellow in the Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett, the research study published in the Journal of Psychology of Sport and Exercise, suggests that whilst current anti-doping efforts encourage and rely on whistleblowing, UK and US track and field student athletes are reluctant to whistleblow on doping.
ROCK HILL, SC — Early Learning Partnership of York County Director Teresa Creech promises “something fun for everyone” for the 3rd Annual Krispy Kreme Run 4 Reading Race on March 4.
“If you are a serious runner, then check out your time for the four-mile course,” she said. “If you love doughnuts, lots of doughnuts, then give the Challenge a try. If you can’t run a long distance, then grab some friends and do the relay where you each run or walk one mile. Wear a costume!”
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Kevin Brown, 35, of Boca Raton was first overall finisher in 2:41:25 of the Public Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon Feb. 19. Bryan Huberty was second in 2:50:19, followed by Mikhail Proskurin in 2:55:17.
Female champion was Erica Lech, 39, of Sweden, who finished in 3:10:32. Tania Canterbury was second in 3:18:30, followed by Michelle Lankey in 3:23:57.
5K and mile races will provide assistance through registration fees and donations.
By Chanel Gianelli
TAMPA BAY, FL — I am a student in my last semester, studying Public Policy at SPC College. In my Capstone class we have to create a project on subject matter that we are truly passionate about and for me that is giving back to my community (especially organizations that help children).
ALBUQUERQUE – Stellar performances in the final events of USATF Masters Indoor Championships by athletes across age groups resulted in a total of 40 American and 10 World records to add to the history books.
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RALEIGH, NC — Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & ½ Marathon has announced The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter, a non-profit committed to curing ALS and helping ALS patients and caregivers, as featured charity of the race. The 4th annual Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & ½ Marathon returns the weekend of April 1 – 2 and will debut a new start and finish line.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — Chris Bailey of Charleston was the overall winner of the Publix Hilton Head Island Marathon on Feb. 11, racing home in 2:45:12. David Adams of Bluffton, SC, was second in 2:47:59, and Arek Robinson of Woodfin, NC, was third in 2:50:05.
Who doesn’t want a little extra luck before an upcoming race, especially races measuring 26.2 miles? Meb Keflezighi, winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon, is making it his mission to spread the good running vibes and is offering runners a glimpse into his go-to race preparation products and advice. Good Luck Box launches the Meb Runs Boston Box so runners everywhere can partake in the luck.