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Soto, Olmstead Marathon Victors

Date: 
01/15/2018 - 15:14
Date: 
01/15/2018 - 15:14

JEKYLL ISLAND, GA — Juan Soto of Gainesville, GA, won the Jekyll Island Marathon on Jan. 14, finishing in 2:47:26.3. Second went to Charlie Osmond of New York in 2:48:50.9, while Adam Hook of Plainfield, IN, was third in 2:51:32.6.

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Samantha Gardner Wins at Mobile

Date: 
01/15/2018 - 15:14
Date: 
01/15/2018 - 15:14

MOBILE, AL — Samantha Gardner of Daphne, AL, was the female champion at the 17th Annual Servis 1st Bank First Light Marathon on Jan. 14, completing the 26.2 miles in 3:14:16.

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Date: 
01/15/2018 - 14:55

CHARLESTON, SC — George Oliver of Winston-Salem, NC, was the overall winner Jan. 13 of the Charleston Marathon, finishing in 2:34:31.40. Kevin Bennert of New Bern, NC, was second in 2:46:21.73, followed by Brett Haffner of Marana, AZ, in 2:49:29.79.

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Schafbuch, Linck Win Marathon

Date: 
01/15/2018 - 12:04
Date: 
01/15/2018 - 12:04

BATON ROUGE, LA — Ryan Schafbuch and Andrea Linck were winners of the Louisiana Marathon on Sunday. Schafbuch, a former Baton Rouge resident, repeated as victor in 2:36:31. Linck, of Baton Rouge, finished in 3:00:02 in her first-ever marathon.

John Hitter was second overall in 2:41:45, followed by Ryan Barrow (2:41:58), Adam Lazrus (2:44:44), and Cory Bourg (2:47).

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Local Support Appreciated

Date: 
01/12/2018 - 15:52
Date: 
01/12/2018 - 15:52

Support your local running store. The owners support you.
Your loyalty is appreciated by local businesses.
There's no loyalty to you by that national online company.
Try on your shoes and buy your shoes at the same place.

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Blind Man’s Run Across America

Date: 
01/12/2018 - 13:59
Date: 
01/12/2018 - 13:59

The first and only blind person to run across America, Jason Romero, has released a book about his 59.5 day and 3,063 mile run from Los Angeles to New York which took place from March 25 – May 23, 2016. Jason took on the challenge of a lifetime after hitting rock bottom - being divorced, unemployed and spiraling into a deep depression when a degenerative eye condition rendered him blind with limited light perception.

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Accord, Paul are Winners

Date: 
01/11/2018 - 15:18
Date: 
01/11/2018 - 15:18

ST. BERNARD PARISH, LA — Nick Accord, 25, and Rachel Paul, 24, were the winners of the 111th Anniversary Jackson Day 9K. Accord was overall winner of the 5.6 mile event in 32:21. Paul was female champion in 32:21.

Other winners included:

Youth 15-under: Henry Engelhard, 11, in 37:56 and Phoebe Endriss, 13, in 43:42.

Masters: Doug Holmes 35:42 and Kristen Bendich 38:55.

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50-year-old Qualifier

Date: 
01/11/2018 - 11:52
Date: 
01/11/2018 - 11:52

Molly Friel of Fresno, California is a 50-year-old runner. She is going to run in the Olympic Marathon Trials.

Friel qualified at the California International Marathon in December, finishing in a remarkable 2:43:57, well under the 2:45 qualifying time.

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Date: 
01/10/2018 - 12:08

NEW YORK — Hearst has announced completion of its purchase of Rodale global health and wellness publications, including Runner’s World magazine. Hearst owns nearly 300 magazines around the world.

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Chinese Champ Doping Ban

Date: 
01/09/2018 - 12:49
Date: 
01/09/2018 - 12:49

The Chinese National Games women’s marathon champion has received an 8-year ban by the Chinese Athletics Association.

Wang Jiali tested positive for EPO last year in an out-of-competition doping test by the country’s anti-doping agency.

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