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CONTENTS On the Cover: Runners start the Magic City Half Marathon on Nov. 19 in downtown Birmingham, AL. The race was part of the Running Journal Grand Prix. See story page 13. Photo by MRuns.com

Race Calendar

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Features Grand Prix Standings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

Columns Distance Memories, Scott Ludwig . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Women’s Running, Carolyn Mather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 The Athlete’s Kitchen, Nancy Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 After the Run, Mary Marcia Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Ultra Running, Ray Krolewicz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Down the Road, Cedric Jaggers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Learning from the Young Guns, Ryan Warrenburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Inspired Daily, Rae Ann Darling-Reed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Running Psychology, Richard Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Running Through the Bluegrass, Tracy Green . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

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40th Annual Running Journal Grand 45-49 Prix Schedule August 25 October 15 November 19 December 9 January 28 March 3 March 11 May 28

Midnight Flight 10K Hero Half Marathon Magic City Half Marathon Rocket City Marathon Winter Flight 8K Birmingham Wine 10K Germantown Half Marathon Cotton Row 10K

Anderson, SC Fayetteville, AR Birmingham, AL Huntsville, AL Salisbury, NC Birmingham, AL Germantown, TN Huntsville, AL

Grand Prix rules Grand Prix points will only be awarded to runners residing in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC, at the time of the competition. Double Grand Prix points will be awarded at the Rocket City Marathon in Huntsville, AL. In each half marathon, 25 bonus points will be awarded to each runner scoring in that race. Awards will be presented to the top 3 overall male and female finishers, top 3 male and female masters, grand masters, senior grandmasters, and veterans. Points will be awarded in each race as follows: -- Top 20 males and females overall. -- Top 8 male and female masters (40-49), grand masters (50-59) senior grand masters (60-69), and veterans (70-over)

Grand Prix Scoring System Place Top 20 overall Top 8 scoring

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Distance Memories Endless Possibilities Christmas is right around the corner. That means you are desperately looking for that perfect gift for that someone special, right? Let me help you find that perfect gift for that someone special; that someone special who also happens to be a runner -- Yes, I'm talking about you. Why not treat yourself to something special so that 2018 can be your best year ever … at least your best year ever since running shoes became a regular part of your wardrobe? You might even be able to throw in a resolution or two to start the New Year off on the right foot. Or feet, as the case may be. Here are a few ideas to get you started, along with some thoughts as to why I'm suggesting them: • Whether or not you ever intend to formally enter the event, run some of the iconic race courses you've dreamed of running or have heard so much about. It's not essential that you run the entire route - although you might consider doing so by breaking it up over several days - but getting even a small dose of the history of those who ran the course before you may motivate you even more to do it yourself one day. Run from Framingham to Natick (Boston Marathon); Robinson Flat to Devil's Thumb (Western States); or if you're really daring, Furnace Creek to Stovepipe Wells (Badwater). Experiencing the oldest marathon in the country, the beauty of the Sierra Nevadas and/or the intense heat of Death Valley might ignite something inside that you never even knew existed. • Make it a point to run in the rain: It's exhilarating. Make it a point to run in the snow: It's magical. Make it a point to run in extreme heat: You may be surprised at what you're capable of. Don't let challenging weather be your reason not to run; rather, find out why it can make you want to. • Splurge on the destination range you've always wanted to run. Big Sur. Honolulu. London. The memories will last a lifetime. • Rediscover why you fell in love with running in the first place by reading (or perhaps rereading) Jim Fixx's The Complete Book of Running. Forty years later the book is still a goldmine of information and inspiration. • Write your own story. There are many local and regional running newsletters and magazines that would love to share it with the running community. Nothing inspires me personally more than reading about the experiences of other runners. • Treat yourself to the pair of running shoes you've always dreamt of wearing, or the item of running gear you've always wanted to try for yourself. If they produce the desired result, it will be well worth the investment. You'll never know unless you try. • Come up with your own personal slogan to run by. Use it as daily motivation. Here's

By Scott Ludwig

mine as an example: The edge of exhaustion: There's no place I fear more, and no place I'd rather be. (My other is 'At 4 a.m. the roads are all mine.') Other possibilities include setting personal statistical goals, whether it be race times, mileage or number of days with a run; finding a running partner (nothing helps pass the miles more than sharing them with someone else) if you don't already have one; or volunteering at one of the races you've run in the past or want to run in the future. What I'm saying by all this is simply this: Think outside the box and dream--and THINK big! After all, it's Christmas. And as everyone knows, at Christmas the possibilities are endless. Make this year your best Christmas ever, and get 2018 off to a running start. (Author's note: Jim Fixx followed up his book with a sequel, Jim Fixx's Second Book of Running. The truth of the matter is there are countless books about the subject. I should know: I've read most of them and my ninth book with a running theme, Running Out of Gas: A Lifelong Runner's Take on Slowing Down will be published by Meyer and Meyer in January 2018. You can find it as well as my other books on my author's page on Amazon.) Scott Ludwig is the founder of Darkside Running Club (.com). He lives in the Atlanta area and is the author of 11 books – 7 about running – and is working on others. Scott’s book “Running to Extremes: The Legendary Athletes of Ultra Running” is now available. It features stories on Ray Zahab, Dean Karnazes, Larry Macon, Mark Covert, Ed Ettinghausen, Mike Morton, Tim Twietmeyer, Ann Trason and seven other amazing athletes of long distance running. You can find it on Amazon and most major booksellers. The book is inspired by and dedicated to the enduring memory and legacy of Ted Corbitt. Scott can be reached at darksiderunning@comcast.net. He also has a blog at ScottLudwigRunsandWrites.blogspot.com where his books are available – or at any major online bookstore.


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Running Journal • January, 2018

Women’s Running Forty Year Drought Ended

Vol. 34, No. 4 President/Publisher Bruce Morrison E-mail: bruce.morrison@running.net Publisher Emeritus Julie Morrison, 1954-2002 Vice President/Advertising John Cash Editor and General Manager Mary Lou Day E-mail: marylou.day@running.net Advertising Rep / Calendar Editor Shirley Woodward E-mail: shirley.woodward@running.net Production Manager Rebecca Garay-León Circulation Manager E-mail: rj@running.net Administrative Assistant Becky Miller Contributing editors: Mary Marcia Brown, Nancy Clark, Rae Ann Darling Reed, JimDugger, Richard Ferguson, Lee Fidler, Bryan Graydon,Tracy Harris Green, Lena Hollmann, Scott Ludwig, Cedric Jaggers, Ellen Jaffe Jones, Ray Krolewicz, Carolyn Mather, Mary Margaret McEachern, Nicholas Norfolk, Pete Rea, Teri Saylor, Ryan Warrenburg. Correspondents: George Banker, Robert Carver, Sonja Friend-Uhl, Chuck George, Karen Gordon, Winston Howell, Jesse Lindsey, Diane Lyons, Rick Melanson, Jerry Schohl, Claude Sinclair, Leonard Vergunst, Jim Young, Jerry Yunker. Record keepers: Alabama/Mississippi/Tennessee/Kentucky - Buck Jones, 2920 Eastern Shore Dr., Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763. Arkansas - Randy Taylor, 102 Weston Place, Little Rock, AR 72211. Georgia - Joyce Hodges-Hite, PO Box 717, Millen, GA 30442.Maryland - Tim O’Keefe, 7214 Limestone Lane, Middletown, MD 21769. North Carolina Neville Wood, 5309 Chamisal Pl., Raleigh, NC 27613. South Carolina - Bill Marable, 5 Windchime Ct., Simpsonville, SC 29681. Virginia - Robert Platt, 1300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. Washington, DC - George Banker, 7507 Overlook Ct., Oxon Hill MD 20745. West Virginia - Carl Hatfield, 712 S. Chestnut St., Clarksburg, WV 26301. Chairman, Road Running Technical Council/USATF: Gene Newman, 920 N. Night Heron Dr., Green Valley, AZ 85614. V.P./East, Road Running Technical Council/USATF: Paul Hronjak, 4413 Pinehurst Dr., Wilson, NC 27896. Regional course certifiers: John DeHaye, 824 Annalau Ave., Huntsville, AL 35802 (AL). Don Potter, 440 Lower Ridge Rd., Conway, AR 72032 (AR). Doug Loeffler, 1399 W. Royal Palm Rd., Boca Raton, FL 33486 (FL). Woody Cornwell, 1724 Brighton Way, Dalton, GA 30721 (GA). Matthew Studholme, 452 Brookhill Drive, Abingdon, VA 24210 (KY, MS, TN, WV). John Ferguson, 3026 Sesbania, Austin, TX 78748-1912 (LA). John Sissala, 120 Evans St., Rockville, MD 20850 (MD). Paul Hronjak, 4413 Pinehurst Drive, Wilson, NC 27896 (NC). Brian N. Smith, 1827 Falling Creek Circle, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464- 7415 (SC). Robert Thurston, 13 Kennedy St. NE, Washington, DC 20011 (VA, DC). RRCA Southern Region Director: Ron Macksoud, Montgomery, AL. Email: SouthernDirector@RRCA.org. RRCA Eastern Region Director: Mark Grandonico, 62 Back Cove Est., Portland, ME 04101. E-mail: eastdir@rrca.org. State RRCA reps: AL - Ron Macksoud. AR - David Meroney. DC - Paul Thompson. FL - Don Nelson (S. FL), Bryan Graydon (N. FL). GA - Mariska Van Rooden. KY - Donna England. LA - Betsy Boudreaux. MD - Dwight Mikulis. MS - Bryan Lagg. NC - Peter Asciutto. SC - Tim Arthurs, TN Sherilyn Johnson. VA - Goody Tyler. WV - Tom Kramer. Contact information for State RRCA reps can be found at www.rrca.org/clubs. Contents of Running Journal are copyright 2014 by Carolina Runner Inc. No part of this publication, including artwork and advertising, may be reproduced without written permission of the publisher. Exception: Non-profit running, bi/tri, walking club publications expressly granted reasonable usage of news and racing calendar information if credit is given to Running Journal. Running Journal (ISSN 0892-5038) is published monthly at a subscription rate of $19.95 yearly by Carolina Runner Inc., 200 South Main St., Greeneville,TN 37743. Second-class postage paid at Greeneville, TN. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Running Journal, P.O. Box 157, Greeneville,TN 37744.

I have been fortunate enough to have watched the past 15-plus years New York City Marathons either from the press truck or from the Media Center, and this past November 6 was a thrill beyond all imagination. An American woman took the victory for the first time in 40 years. I have never seen an American woman win. so this day was very special. Let me provide a bit of perspective from my view of the win and what occurred over the decade before the win. I believe I first met Shalane Flanagan on February 10, 2007, at the 8K USATF National Cross Country Championship in Boulder, CO. Deena Kastor and two-time USA Cross Country 4km champion Shalane Flanagan separated themselves from the field immediately, but Deena was on her own for the majority of the race after dispatching Shalane at the first kilometer mark. I was assigned to be the USADA chaperone to the first place finisher but I declined as I knew Deena fairly well. Thus I was given the 2nd place finisher who happened to be Shalane Flanagan. As an aside in the junior women's 6 km, Jordan Hasay ran away from the rest of the field to capture the title in 21:44 and qualify for her first Team USA Cross Country team. Anyway, Shalane, her husband Steve Edwards and her coach John Cook were stuck with me for the remainder of the meet. We talked and I got to know them a bit. Shalane was not pleased with her finish that day and I could see the fire in her eyes. I continued to see that fire as I saw Shalane over the next decade. In 2009, Flanagan split with coach John Cook and moved to Portland, OR, to begin working with new coach Jerry Schumacher. (Jerry has just been named USATF Coach of the Year for 2017 and it is an honor he truly has earned and deserves.) In 2010 Shalane made her marathon debut in the New York City Marathon but had to settle for second place. This was an awesome debut on a tough course but I again witnessed Shalane's dissatisfaction. Shalane's training was a true obsession. Every detail of her life is attuned to her training and meeting her goals. She won the Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston then placed 10th at the 2012 London Olympics. Shalane has set so many records over the years and has titles at most every distance. She has set her heart on the victory at the Boston Marathon but that title has been elusive despite several top 10 finish-

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ted and she said she was going to cover any move three-time champion Mary Keitany made. She planned to win her first World Major Marathon and she was ready. Her confidence was overwhelming. Her training had gone exceptionally well and she did most of it on her own or accompanied by Irish Olympian Alistair Craig. She had run more miles and was "the fittest I have ever been." I saw her Saturday before the race and she still looked relaxed. After chatting a few moments. I moved on down the street and the next person I saw was Deena Kastor. That was an omen to me, although I feared if Mary went out fast and Shalane covered every move, it could be suicidal. Sunday morning dawned perfectly with ideal temperatures and little wind. As I am sure most of you have since seen, the first half was extremely pedestrian for these fast ladies. Shalane stayed well back in the pack of 19 and she looked to be chopping her stride a bit. As the ladies entered the Bronx, Mary, Shalane and Mamitu Daska threw down the fastest mile of the race and quickly separated themselves from the pack. The announcers still thought Mary would win but I sensed a thrill of victory. Shalane had been so patient, then she threw in a 5:11, a 5:08 and a 5:03. Her stride finally opened up and she looked comfortable. This incredible lady did not know if she was clear, the crowd gave her no information and she never looked back. She may have been "running scared" but I saw the fire in her eyes and I knew this was going to be a special finish. Shalane is normally pretty stoic and usually critical of her performance. When she broke down at the finish and could not keep her eyes dry, I knew she had finally realized her dream. I could not believe the emotion that poured out of her. She executed her plan perfectly and I was able to witness the emotion and joy she shared with her husband and later with her coach. It was a fine day in New York City and the drought of 40 years was broken and I was there to witness it. The next day Shalane appeared with layers of makeup from her television appearances and she appeared to be floating on a cloud. She said she had not slept and was still on the adrenaline high. She appeared bright and cheery and full of love for her sport. Before the race she had claimed that when she won she was going to retire. That appears in question now as she truly wants that Boston title, and I can guarantee that John Hancock is offering a very substantial amount of money for her to run Boston. Personally I think she should go out on top, and ask Hancock to arrange for her to be on the live broadcast, as she would make an excellent commentator on the Boston race. But in the

es. She was recently awarded the silver medal in the 10,000 from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after the a competitor was stripped of her medal for a doping violation. On March 15, 2014 I watched this gritty competitor come to Jacksonville, FL, for the USATF National 15K Championship Gate River Run with the intention of breaking the American record of 47:15 held by Deena Kastor. With surgical precision I watched her from the gun sprint to the lead and never look back. As she crossed the finish line in a record 47:00 and I wrapped her in the American flag, she was so focused that her first words to me were "did I get it?." I ate dinner with her and her coach that evening and she was allowed a "treat" of one scoop of ice cream to celebrate. Running at her level is a 24/7 life and each and every thing she does is for the larger goal. I then watched her perform a gutsy charge at Boston, leading the marathon through 19 miles before finishing seventh in a 2:22:02 personal best. Shalane continued to be relentless in the pursuit of her goals .In 2015 she regained the American record at 10,000 meters in September with a 31:03. I witnessed Shalane's meltdown at the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials where she literally willed her failing body to a third-place finish and onto the team. Her coach Jerry Schumacher told me he thought she would put one foot in front of another until she collapsed. She certainly did that in L.A. as I saw her at 25 1/2 miles and I truly believed she could not go any further. She is relentless and refuses to give up. She also again lowered the American record at the BAA 10K in June before the Olympics in a 30:52. She then finished sixth at the 2016 Rio Olympics. When I saw Shalane in Boston in 2017 she had withdrawn due to a fracture in her back. She was devastated but perhaps the down time helped in the long run. I talked with Shalane the Thursday before the TCS New York City Marathon. She was more relaxed than I have ever seen her. We chat- CONTINUED ON PAGE 10


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The Athlete’s Kitchen

EAT WELL, RUN WELL

Updates from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Nutrition misinformation and food confusion surrounds today’s health-conscious runners. To arm myself with knowledge to better educate my clients, I (along with 10,000 other registered dietitians) attended the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics annual convention to learn the latest food and nutrition updates. Here is some information that might help you on your health journey. • Stress fractures are a common sports injury. Among 42 Division-1 cross-country runners, 35% of the male and 41% of the female runners reported having had a stress fracture. Inadequate nutrition could have contributed to the problem. Their diets tended to be low in calories, calcium and/or vitamin D. If you are going to push your body to the limits, at least fuel it optimally! • If intestinal distress sidetracks you during your runs, try reducing your intake of apples, onion, garlic and broccoli – particularly for 2 to 3 days before a competitive event. These are just a few commonly eaten foods that are high in fermentable (gas-producing) carbohydrates; they might contribute to undesired pit stops. You could also meet with a sports dietitian to help you systematically discover triggering foods. The referral network at www.SCANdpg.org can help you find your local sports food expert. • Exercise increases harmful free radicals within muscles that can lead to oxidative damage and inflammation. Should runners supplement with anti-oxidants to counter this? No. The better bet is to let the body adapt to these higher levels (and eat abundant anti-oxidant rich fruits and vegetables). Adaptation creates a change for the better in an athlete’s physiology. • Alcohol contributes to hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) by suppressing the release of glucose from the liver into the blood stream. If a runner hasn’t eaten much food (as can easily happen after a race), alcohol in an empty stomach can easily lead to hypoglycemia (a lack of glucose for the brain) and a drunken stupor. The same happens when a person with diabetes has low blood glucose; he or she can get mistaken for being drunk (when the brain just needs food). • In contrast to recreational marijuana, which is used with the intent to impair normal functioning, medical marijuana (MM) is used to relieve pain, reduce nausea and vomiting, and to overcome loss of appetite (as with cancer). If you have parents or friends who are new to using MM, caution them about using edibles. When MM is eaten, its pain relieving benefits are delayed for 30 to 120 minutes, as opposed to smoked MM, which offers immediate benefits. The problem with the delayed response with edibles is that a patient can easily overdose while waiting to feel an effect… • Meal timing affects circadian rhythms – as well as weight management. A study (Garaulet, 2013) with 420 subjects who ate an early lunch or a later lunch reports the early lunch eaters lost more weight, despite consuming the same number of calories and getting the same amount of sleep. Your best bet is to eat more food earlier in the day. As you have undoubtedly heard before: Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, dinner like a pauper. • We compromise our well-being every time we have a mis-match between the environment and our internal biological clock. (Think jet lag, shift work, sleep apnea, and watching late-night TV.) Every cell has a biological clock; all these cellular clocks need to be synchronized. If not, bodies become unhealthy. For example, shift workers experience

Don’t let nutrition By Nancy Clark, M.S., R.D.

more high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes than people who work 9:00 to 5:00. For athletes, jet lag means poorer performance. Sleep is restorative and helps synchronize cell’s biorhythms. If you have trouble sleeping well: — avoid caffeine at least 4 hours before bedtime and limit it to 2 mugs (400 mg. caffeine) a day. — turn off your computer screen/TV an hour before bed. • Consumers are self-defining healthy food: it needs to be organic, natural, non-GMO, free of dyes/additives/ colors, and have a “clean” label with no strange words. Will this trendy definition lead to unintended health consequences as food producers try to meet consumers’ demands? Likely yes. If you make your food decisions based on trends rather than science, you might want to take a step back and look at the whole picture. For example, enriched foods offer added nutrients that can make a label look “dirty” but the extra ingredients are good for your health. Added iron reduces your risk of becoming anemic; folic acid reduces the risk of birth defects; iodine reduces the risk of goiter. Preservatives that have been generally regarded as safe help bread stay fresh for longer, reduce the growth of mold on cheese, and reduce the amount of food you waste. These ingredients can be beneficial for you and for the environment. • Sugar-sweetened beverages are the biggest source of dietary sugar in the US diet. Hence, research on sugar and health has focused on soft drinks. The question remains unanswered: Is sugar added to nourishing foods a health hazard? That is, is sugar added to spaghetti sauce (to make it less acidic) bad for you? What about the sugar added to bread (to help make the dough rise) — Is that a cause for concern? Doubtful. Yet, too many consumers freak out when a product lists sugar on the food label. Please note: sugar is just one of many nutrients listed on the label. Please look at the whole nutrient package. For example, chocolate milk has sugar (that refuels muscles) but it also offers protein (to repair muscles), sodium (to replace sweat loss), calcium & vitamin D to enhance bone health. Dietary guidelines say 10% of total calories can come from added sugar. That’s 200 to 300 calories a day for athletes. Do you really need to freak out about a little sugar that makes that spaghetti sauce taste better? I think you can find bigger things to worry about. Sports nutritionist Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD has a private practice in the Boston-area (Newton; 617-795-1875), where she counsels both fitness exercisers and competitive athletes, teaching them how to eat to win. Her popular Sports Nutrition Guidebook, and food guides for marathoners, cyclists and soccer are available at nancyclarkrd.com. For online workshops, see NutritionSportsExerciseCEUs.com.

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After the Run New Year, New Champ, New Traveling Trophy The day after this past Thanksgiving, I slid behind the car's steering wheel and set out for the Saint Sebastian Preserve in Fellsmere, Florida, where runners were preparing to tackle a 100-mile ultra marathon. The day after Thanksgiving the year before, my late husband, Phil set out for the same terrain, hoping to complete his first trail 100-miler (he had previously completed the on-road Keys 100). My trip was for a different purpose. Race Directors Steve and Laura Hammer contacted me earlier for two reasons. Firstly, they wanted to let me know, that because of their high regard for Phil, they were dedicating the 2017 Saint Sebastian 100 to Phil's memory. Secondly, they wanted to give me the event's Traveling Trophy. A sculpture of Sebastian the Saint mounted atop a thick piece of wood, Phil earned the 100-mile Traveling Trophy during the inaugural 2016 event. Until his death, Phil proudly displayed the trophy on his desk at work, knowing that it would return to the race and be passed to the next 100-mile winner during Thanksgiving weekend 2017. It was touching to be gifted with the Saint Sebastian 100's first Traveling Trophy. I knew immediately, that I wanted to give back to the race that had provided the venue for Phil to realize his short life's greatest athletic accomplishment, and I knew exactly what I wanted that gift to be - a new traveling trophy that future winners could display as proudly as Phil had displayed the first, while allowing Phil's spirit to continue to live on and travel meaningful miles.

New Traveling Trophy presented to the SS100 Race

By Mary Marcia Brown

When I arrived to the Saint Sebastian 100 Philip Brown Memorial Race starting line that Friday evening, mosquitos swarmed nearby the anxious runners who surrounded the crackling campfire. Runners were awaiting the pre-race pasta, the pre-race meeting, and the unveiling of the new Saint Sebastian 100 Traveling Trophy. He did not know it at the time, but after 28 hours 19 minutes and 51 seconds of running, Chuck Pinto would be the one to take home the new Traveling Trophy by claiming the 2017 Championship title. Chuck had waited until just days before the event to register. Having run both the Marine Corps Marathon and the New York City Marathon only weeks beforehand, he was concerned about his legs being able to endure a 100-mile journey. “My goal going into the race was trying to get under the 30-hour cut off and earn a buckle if possible,” Chuck shared. Despite hurting his ankle and knee after stepping in a hole at mile 3, despite running through the heat of the day's Florida sun and running past the eyes of the night's Florida

gators, deer and panther, and despite keeping wet feet throughout his entire trek, Chuck realized his goal. In addition to his buckle, he also earned a 100-mile medal, and symbolic Saint Sebastian arrow, and the event's Traveling Trophy that I unveiled hours before the race's start. I am unsure whether or not an ultramarathon's pre-race meeting has ever seen sequins, but as I stepped up to the pre-race meeting's table in front of the group of runners, I placed a trophy covered with a redsequined drape on the table by my side. Before unveiling the trophy, I told the group about Phil. I told them about how he tackled the first 10-mile lap of his 100-mile journey in 2016 with a bit of speed, hoping to get some miles under his belt before the morning sun. I told them about how he had never looked at his watch but once when he set his alarm to take one of two 10-minute naps. I told them about how he knew it was time for those naps when he had thought he saw a dog's tail wagging in the sand and when a human-sized box of Chinese food appeared as a road block before him. I also told the group how Phil had wanted to commemorate his 40th year with meaningful athletic accomplishments and how winning the Saint Sebastian 100 just 4 months after his 40th

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birthday and just 4 months before his death, had likely been the greatest athletic accomplishment of his lifetime. Then, before unveiling the trophy, I read the inscription that appeared on the award's bronze plate. “1st 100-Mile Win Achieved in this Shoe, His Spirit Lives on Traveling Miles with You.” I lifted the red sequin drape to present the new Saint Sebastian 100 Traveling Trophy the HOKA running shoe Phil wore to win the event's inaugural 100-mile ultramarathon, bronzed and mounted with a photo frame to show the year's Champion while recording each year's winner's name and time on the opposite side. “The traveling trophy is just awesome. I'm going to be able to display it in my home and tell people about my accomplishment and possibly talk others into attempting their first 100-mile run. Also, I will get to tell others about the picture of Phil and his accomplishments,” Chuck said after crossing the finish line of his 100-mile victory. Preserving and sharing the shoe of the event's first 100-mile winner, and allowing his story to travel through the years, truly means the world to me and optimistically, learning of Phil's story and of his love of running will fuel future runners' miles to victorious 100-mile success stories of their own. Mary Marcia is a runner and fitness professional navigating her way through the unpredictable terrain of life. She is President of the non-profit organization, the PHEEL GOOD Foundation, and she can be reached at marymarcia@pheelgoodfoundation.com.

Chuck Pinto with Race Directors after winning the 2017 Saint Sebastian 100 Philip Brown Memorial Race


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Ultra Running A Good Day’s Run! I had a good day's run recently at The Endless Mile. 121 miles. The only problem was it took me 48 hours (2 days) to accumulate a good day's mileage. Even though I was using the race for as training for a future 100 mile or 24-hour event I still expected/wanted/wished upon a star for 150 miles. I based that on an 81 mile performance in 24 hours at the Hinson Lake 24-hour, in a not particularly well prepared for or run effort. I was thinking 80 in the first 24 and 70 in the second. Easy, as always…… on paper. After matching my first 4 hours distance of 21 miles from the lake, I deviated from the plan immediately. I took a nap, was off course from 4 _ hours to the six hour mark. I slept about an hour of that. Then I ran slowly, really slowly. Though I stayed on my feet to the 24-hour mark I only amassed another 49 miles in the 18 hours after my nap. I stayed on my feet to the 26-hour mark, giving me 20 hours on my feet, then took another 2 hour break with 1_ hours sleep. My intention was to run another 20

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hours to the finish. Things did not work out that way and somewhere around midnight after a 35 _ hour hundred, plus a few more miles I went down for another nap. I set my alarm for 2 hours… and woke up 4 _ hours later to discover the phone battery had died while I slept. Now with 4 _ hours to run, 150 was an impossibility, as was “matching” my 134 mile 24 hour PR. I set my sights on 120 miles. Mission accomplished. So, was it good training? I think it may have been. While my overall pace was slow, I did have a good initial 21-mile run.

www.running.net I also pushed for the last hour, recording my fastest mile on the final full loop. There were also sporadic “speedwork” intervals (mostly down hills) during the event. Perhaps as many as 35 of the miles run were “quality” while the rest were base miles. Since my feet and legs were in good condition, I was also able to minimize deviation from my training as I worked toward the next event three weeks later. This morning I was doing math on my run for my next 24-hour run. I realized that my shuffle finish it up pace I was using to compute with was the same as it was 30 years ago when I regularly ran between 120 and 135 miles in 24-hour events. It is the front end that is affecting the results. Gone are the 9-11 hour 100Ks. Fifty miles these days takes longer. The last successful 100 mile completed in a day had 12 hour splits around 53 and 47 miles. At The Endless Mile, my second day was 47 miles with 6 _ hours down time. I took no naps in the successful 24hour 100. That is my quest for the next run. 24 hours with no naps, as close to 100K in the first 12 as possible and over 100 by the end. I'd like to have a good day…. And only take a day doing it.

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Down the Road Full Circle: Finishing Last In A Race Every new year is a new thing. But the past is merely prologue to the present, so we are all one year older than we were this time last year. But why complain? Why not just enjoy what we have and what we used to have? So here is a story of the past and the present. Back in June of 1979 Kathy ran her first 10K race. It was a small race, the Run From The Fighting Lady 10K in Mt Pleasant, SC. It started in front of the old Yorktown Aircraft Carrier and went through the nearby neighborhoods of the city. She was afraid she might not be safe on the course, since she was afraid she would be behind everyone, so I told her I would run the race with her. I think we knew right away that she was right. We were instantly in last place and the runners ahead of us were soon out of sight, so we had the course to ourselves. The turns were marked with white powder like a lot of races were back then so we didn't get lost. She really didn't want to finish last, but she wanted to finish in under an hour so she was working hard. We pushed to cross the line with Kathy in 59:57 and I was one step behind her. She was really happy to finish under an hour. Kathy was second of two finishers in her age group. So Kathy didn't finish last, but I did, and I didn't mind. I enjoyed escorting her through her first 10K race and it was something we always remembered. Finishing last and next to last in a race. Flash forward to 1991. We had run a lot of races in the Low Country and gotten faster, but had recently moved Up State to Rock Hill. We both had our expectations since she usually ran her 5K races in the high 21s and I was usually in the low 18s. So we signed up for our first race in Rock Hill since moving - the Great Pumpkin 5K. It was the kind of morning we both hated, warmer than usual and very humid. But that didn't make me think about it and run smart, oh no, I started out like I always did, i.e. too fast which thanks to what I wrote down in my running log after the race, I can tell you was 5:44.13. So wham - a terrible side stitch that never eased off. So the second mile was 6:36.67, the third mile was 6:29.79 and when the finish line came in sight I kicked like crazy (27.41) to finish in a disappointing 19:18.5, 17th out of 144 finishers, 6th in my age group. Kathy also had a bad experience in the race as she had an asthma attack and actually passed out just after crossing the finish line. Fortunately, Ed Guettler who was doing the timing, caught her as she fell. She had run 23:29.8, 55th overall, and was

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first in her age group. Why tell you all this? Neither of us can run now, due to Kathy's Multiple Sclerosis and my foot damage from the head on car wreck back in 2013. But we do walk together, usually 2 miles every day when we can. We miss running and racing so we thought it might be nice to do the October 2017 Great Pumpkin Run for the first time in years. Since it usually takes us about 50 minutes to cover our 2 mile course, and I remembered that most 5K races only keep the finish line open for an hour, I checked with Craig Marshall, President of the Rock Hill Striders to see if they would keep the finish line open until we finished. He got the timing company to keep the finish line open for an hour and fifteen minutes (thank you Craig). So we signed up. What's it like to do the same race 26 years later? It was different. The newer certified course is a lasso shaped one that basically starts and finishes at the same place on the Winthrop University campus. The original course finished there too, but is not as hilly. Much better for us, and probably for the runners as well. We lined up at the very back of the crowd where we belonged so as not to get in anyone's way. I told Kathy I would be surprised if she didn't place and more surprised if I did. Bang, the race starter fired the gun. Started the watch (had to work to remember how to use it and get the splits) and away we went at a snail's pace. No need to push the slightly uphill start. We actually passed a lady about a quarter mile into the race. She was quite overweight and I think when she realized that she was in last place and couldn't keep up with the lady walking with the cane and the guy with a foot brace on, she decided to drop out. About 12 minutes into the race we were at least 100 feet behind the last folks we could see ahead. So around the corner comes the leader. He had already made the loop around the Coliseum and was headed home. Before the race I had picked him as the winner based on an overheard conversation with some friends who asked him if he was going to break 15 on the course, and

he said he was hoping for the high 15s. That was Jonathan McGinnis and he won in 16:06, over a minute ahead of the second place finisher. So he finished before Kathy and I got to the one mile mark which clocked in for us at 19:32.6. When we got the fast (well, compared to what we usually walk) split we decided to try to break the one hour barrier. Do you think it is hard to keep up a pace? How about running your mile 5 minutes faster than you usually do. Okay it isn't the same but you get the idea. We really tried to hold our pace but fell off and our next mile was 18:41.3, so at 36 minutes or so we were about two thirds of the way through the race and over two thirds of the participants had already finished the race. The last mile is tough for runners and for walkers as well. The last half of it is a gradual but grueling uphill to the 3 mile mark. Then you turn left and go slightly downhill to the finish. We pushed hard in the third mile and only fell off to 18:46.9. We could see the clock and knew if we really pushed we could make it in under an hour. So we pushed, it felt like a kick we were walking so fast (okay, I'm exaggerating) but it was hard for us. We exceeded our expectations and finished - yes! Next to last and last. Again for the first time since 1979. Both of us did it, Kathy was 162nd in 58:57 and I was a step behind her, last place 163rd in 58:59. Exactly a minute faster than we finished

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that 10K back in the day. Then came the awards ceremony. Are you ready for this? We both got an award. A pumpkin, which of course was perfect for the race. Kathy was second (out of 2) and I was 3rd (out of 3) in our age group. Hey, if you live long enough you can finish last and still get an award. But we were not doing it for awards. We did it for the memories, for the camaraderie (thanks to all of you who cheered us on, during the race and at the finish) for the sheer enjoyment and just to see if we could still do it. When we were running 30 to 35 races per year back in the 80s we both thought we would run and race until the day we died. It wasn't exactly a run for us but it did take us full circle. The circle of life. We all get older, if we are lucky, and all of us who do will face unexpected challenges. That's life - as John Lennon said, life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans. But life is for living. In our dreams we both still run. We hope to see you all running down the road for a good long time. Happy New Year. Cedric Jaggers was elected to the South Carolina Road Runners Hall of Fame in 1992. He is the author of Charleston’s Cooper River Bridge Run. He lives and runs in Rock Hill, SC. He may be reached via e-mail at JaggersRun@comporium.net


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Learning from the Young Guns Tackling the Treadmill Given the choice, the vast majority of us would rather run outside on the roads or trails, feel the wind in our face and watch the scenery go by, rather than be relegated to the treadmill. I get it. But with little daylight and having to navigate sometimes icy and slick running surfaces, the treadmill can be a brilliant tool to get quality training in during the winter, and for many with hectic schedules, a necessity year round. This winter is time to stop thinking about the treadmill as the “dreadmill” and embrace the machine that can make all of us better runners. There are countless examples of professional athletes and coaches using treadmills to improve the quality of training by avoiding inclement weather, improving the specificity of a workout, and other purposes that we all can take advantage of. There is a common notion that running on a treadmill changes your running gait, but research has shown there to be no practical difference between running outside and running on a treadmill as it relates to form and mechanics. As many

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of you have likely experienced, particularly if you rarely run on a treadmill, the pace on a treadmill tends to feel quicker than the same speed feels outside. However, this sensation is more perception than reality. Running fast on the treadmill does have a different sensation that running outside, but once you get used to the difference you'll typically find the treadmill to be similar or even a bit easier than running outside. At speeds slower than 7:30 - 8:00 minutes per mile there is research to suggest the speed on the treadmill is of equal effort to the same speed outside. For the speedier among us

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running at 7:00 - 7:30 pace or quicker, the wind resistance experienced running outside has a greater impact so adjusting the treadmill to a 1% incline most closely mimics the effort to running outside. For the areas of the southeast that get occasional, or frequent, ice and snow, the treadmill is a way to avoid treacherous surfaces outside in the winter. While many of us would prefer to layer up and get outside, there are times where that decision can significantly raise your risk of injury. When the footing is poor because of wintery conditions or you can't see where your feet are landing because it's dark, when you run before work and when you run after work, the risk of injury increases dramatically. I have seen countless runners go out in snowy or icy conditions and come back with achilles, hamstring, calf, and hip flexor injuries due to slipping and sliding every step, not to mention the injury risk due to slipping and falling. On the opposite end of the spectrum, the treadmill can be used for acclimating to warmer temperatures during the winter months. This is particularly helpful for spring races that have the potential to be unseasonably warm. An unseasonably warm race day in the spring can be particularly problematic because, as opposed to the fall, you haven't spent the entire summer getting used to the heat, rather you've spent the entire winter getting used to the cold. And by nature, with every day passing day in spring, there is an increasing chance that the warmest day of the year is going to be your race day. By doing some indoor treadmill running you can improve your ability to deal with an unseasonably warm day. Climate control is not the only time treadmill running can be an opportunity rather than relegation, and being forced to it some in the winter months can be the gateway to exploring some other benefits of treadmill running. The treadmill allows for greater control over the specificity of a run than you can generally get outside. One area where this is particularly useful is for course specific preparation. For example, training for the Boston Marathon starts in the winter months. The course at Boston is unique in the way the first 16 miles of rolling downhill running beat up your legs, and in order to prepare properly you should plan on doing some specific preparation for that challenge. For many, doing a long run where the first 10-12 miles are predominately downhill is

a logistical challenge, but on a treadmill you can control for it with either a negative incline or by propping up the back of the treadmill with lifts. Using the same principle you can prepare for any type of course more specifically than you often can outside. Similarly, the treadmill allows you to do workouts that might otherwise be challenging logistically, most notably hills here in the southeast. The winter is a perfect time for incorporating hill training into your routine in order to build strength and improve economy of movement ahead of more specific workouts for spring and summer racing. Additionally, our head coach at ZAP, Pete Rea, uses the treadmill for a unique workout called “minute-minute-minute cycles.” This is a sustained uphill climb that starts 30-40 seconds per mile slower than marathon pace at an incline of 1%. Run that pace for 1 minute then for the 2nd minute pick the pace up .1 mph and increase the incline to 2%. For the 3rd minute bump the pace another .1mph and the incline to 3%. After the 3rd minute go right back to the 1st minute and repeat the sequence up to 2-3 times before moving on to the next 3 minute sequence, which will start .1 mph faster than the previous sequence. You can do up to 5-6 three minute sequences following the same pattern. Not only does it provide a great uphill workout to build muscular and aerobic strength, but all that button pushing makes the time go by quickly on the treadmill. Get away from the “dreadmill” mindset this winter, and use the treadmill as an opportunity to take on new challenges, and put in a winter of training that supports big spring goals. ZAP Fitness is a Reebok Sponsored nonprofit facility which supports post collegiate distance runners in Blowing Rock, NC. ZAP puts on adult running camps during the summer and through ZAP Fitness Coaching Ryan Warrenburg and Matt LoPiccolo work with dozens of runners around the country. The facility has a state of the art weight room, exercise science lab for testing and a 24 bed lodge. Coaches at the facility include 2-time Olympic Trials Qualifier Zika Rea, head coach Pete Rea, Ryan, and Matt. For more information go to www.zapfitness.com or call 828-295-6198.


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Inspired Daily My [Revised] Mission Accomplished The night before the Space Coast Half Marathon I was dreading the race because of Achilles and piriformis pain that had gotten so bad I literally limped around when I walked the whole week prior. Each run was painful and not really enjoyable. Clearly I needed a break from running to heal but with this Space Coast Half Marathon being the final race in the 5year Big Bang Series, I had to do it. I mean, I guess I didn’t HAVE to do it, but I wanted to cross that finish line to pick up this year’s medal plus the special 5year Intergalactic Finisher medal that I had been working towards since 2013. Needless to say, I was very nervous about running 13.1 miles with this much pain. To take my mind off the race I decided to work on our weekly newsletter for the Fleet Feet Sports Sarasota training program. Our group is training for the Sarasota Music Half Marathon and 10K in February. Each week we send out a newsletter with workouts, training days and times, and training tips. My main focus is on the training tips section. I try to find something helpful each week that is relevant to what the group is focusing on or has coming up that week. This week the group has a special session scheduled with Mason, an amazing runner and our New Balance rep at Fleet Feet to work on good running form. I sent off my training tips and went to bed. Here are those tips which may help

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someone else reading this: Everyone has a unique style of running. Your body will find the most economical way for YOU to move. Every BODY is different. You should not try to emulate the running form of elite runners or even local runners you know just because they might be faster than you. There are too many misconceptions about running form so let’s focus on three main areas: 1) Cadence 2) Foot strike 3) Posture Cadence Your cadence should be at least 170 steps per minute; 180 is ideal. Take a few minutes to listen to your feet hit the pavement when you run. The more time your feet spend on the ground, the more energy is required to propel them forward. Focus on increasing your cadence, and in turn, your efficiency. Count your steps for 15 seconds then multiply by 4 to check your cadence. Foot Strike Many say landing midfoot is ideal, but don’t focus so much on whether you heel strike, run on your toes, or land midfoot, but rather focus on landing underneath you. Each step you take needs to land under your center of gravity. Good drills to work on this are the A-skip drill and running with high knees. Posture Tall, erect posture with a slight forward lean from the ankles will improve efficiency and reduce chance of injury. A common mistake is slouching and bending from the waist. Imagine there is a string coming up out of the top of your head which pulls you upright and everything below is in line. Up at 4 a.m. the next day, I was very nervous as we drove to the race site. I started my warm up in pain and went to the starting line not really sure what my revised race plan would be. I started farther back in the pack than I usually do and when the gun went off I started out slowly and comfortably – definitely not how I

normally start a race. I felt comfortable as far as the shape I was in, and with my pace, but I was feeling the pain of my left Achilles and right piriformis. I still was not sure what my race plan would be. Once that first mile split popped up on my Garmin as 8:45 I quickly said to myself “okay, I am running 8:45 pace today.” It was quite funny now that I think about it. I figured out my race plan just like that on the fly and was okay with it. I guess having to be honest and actually admitting that the pain is constant enough and serious enough that I had to call it what it is (an injury) made me appreciate the fact that I could run this half marathon at all, never mind be too picky about pace or time. I still struggled for the next three miles or so, mostly mentally, trying to be okay with my revised goal/mission which was to finish and pick up those medals and not make my injuries any worse in the process. About a third of the way through the race I started thinking about the tips I wrote for the newsletter. It took my mind off the physical pain and my frustration and disappointment about my situation. I literally focused on cadence, foot strike,

and posture the whole rest of the race. I even timed and counted my steps so I knew what my cadence was early on and then continued to work on it the whole rest of the race. The more I worked on my form, the better I ran, the faster I ran, and it felt easy. My last four miles were 7:47, 7:50, 7:36, and 7:24. I couldn’t believe it! I finished with a smile, having averaged 8:16 per mile, which far exceeded my expectations going in. I collected my medals, finished the Big Bang Series, and felt like I had run a personal best; maybe not a personal best time, but a well-executed negative split race. [Revised] mission accomplished! Rae Ann Darling Reed runs, coaches, and writes in Florida. She is an RRCA and USATF Level 2 certified running coach, Glukos Energy Ambassador, and has been in the Brooks Inspire Daily program since 2010. Rae Ann is a Fit Expert at Fleet Feet Sports Sarasota and coaches cross country and track at Manatee High School. Follow the RunnerGirl's adventures on twitter @runnergirl or facebook.com/runnergirl

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Running Psychology Summer's Coming No, I'm not out of mind, even though it is winter and summer is almost unimaginable. Barren trees, cold rain, snow, early darkness and a biting wind blowing from the west may mean less than ideal running conditions. Early winter can also mean few races, a loss of motivation to train, and as such, a decline in overall general fitness. Spring and summer seem far away and it's easy to convince yourself that spring and summer racing season is way, way out in the future. For many, late December, January and early February could possibly be the low point of the running calendar. January may actually be the most important month for runners, and no, once again, I have not lost my mind. How could cold, dark January be such an important running month? All training programs need a strong foundation to build upon, and the month of January can provide that aerobic foundation for a successful spring and summer racing season. A solid January of training often means a good April, May and June of racing. Runners often have difficulty training in winter, not because of physical or environmental reasons per say, but because of numerous psychological blocks. Yes, the weather can be bad and there is a lot of darkness in January, but in reality these are often times just excuses. Sometimes it's not just the 20-degree mornings and 25-mile per hour westerly winds coming right off the polar ice cap that lower motivation. Lack of specific goals and a lot of negative self-talk can lower motivation just as much, leading to poor training in winter. Challenge yourself to try and think about what you want to accomplish this spring. Is it a marathon? Run the local spring 5K? Maybe go for a new 10K PR? Whatever your goal is in the spring, get moving toward that goal right now in the dead of winter. To get moving toward your ultimate spring goal, set some short-term goals for the winter months. That spring and summer racing really starts right now! The running future is right now! Formulate what you want to accomplish in the next week that will help you reach your long-term spring and summer running goal. Maybe in the next week it's a certain number of miles to establish a base. Maybe it's getting in an over due long run. It may even be calling a training partner to get them going as well. Now look beyond next week. What do you want to accomplish in your running by the end of January? By the end of February? Be specific with this goal! Don't make

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your goal, “to run more.” Specific goals will help to really direct your effort and they give you a way to accurately assess your progress toward reaching your goals. Once you decide upon your winter goals, write them down. Writing your goals down will serve as a type of “contract” for yourself. After you have written down your goals, put up a copy somewhere that you will see them each day. Some good locations may be the bathroom mirror, refrigerator door, computer or television. By seeing your goals in written form each day you will be reminded to stay the course toward reaching the goals. Be sure to write down your goal progress each day. Keep a running log,

www.running.net record those miles etc. and then compare your actual running behavior with your goals. Your goals for winter should help you to maintain your training program until the days get longer and warmer. Those short-term winter goals will serve as a type of road map to help you reach your long-term goals in the spring and summer. But remember, summer is not as far away as you think. In terms of running, spring and summer success begins right now A caveat is in order here. Be very aware of negative self-talk on these winter days. You know what I'm talking about. “It's cold and rainy outside, so I think I'll just curl up here on the sofa, maybe watch a little basketball and have another piece of pecan pie.” How often do you use self-talk to either convince yourself to do something, or talk yourself out of doing something? No matter what time of year, you can always come up with reasons not to run, but you can also come up with reasons to get your shoes on and get out the door. Be careful of rationalizing that you can “put off ” your training until the weather gets better, until you have more time or until it gets dark latter. When such thoughts do enter into consciousness, really become aware of them and remind yourself what your goals in the future are. Take a second to consider that what you do right now in winter will have a major impact on what you do in April, May and June. Use positive and encouraging self-talk

which serves to increase your motivation to train. Things like, “yea it's cold and dark, but I can get in a good workout by running around the neighborhood with the good street lights” or “ it's 36 degrees out, but that's why I bought this rain gear,” will help you to get out the door. Usually once a runner can just get started they will actually enjoy winter training! Sometimes the hardest step to take in winter is the first step out the door. Use your self-talk to rationalize that you SHOULD go out and train. Winter can be a really enjoyable time for running. Take a few moments to just enjoy yourself when you go out to train. Winter presents a break from searing heat and humidity and provides a landscape that is often unappreciated. Wildlife is often easier to see on a run in winter and seldom in summer will you see a sky as blue as can be seen on a winter morning or a sunset as vivid in color on a partly cloudy winter evening. Even a little snow can mean quiet solitude as you make the first tracks on the trail or street. Now go out and have a great winter of running. Think of this cold weather running as an investment. The dividends will be paid at those important races in the spring and summer. Richard Ferguson is Chair of the Physical Education, Wellness, and Sport Science Department of Averett University and is an AASP Certified SportPsycology Consultant. He may be reached via e-mail at ferguson@averett.edu

WOMEN’S RUNNING CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3 ecstasy of victory, I am not sure if her head or her heart will rule. Boston has not had an American woman win since Lisa Weidenbach Rainsberger won in 1985.It is not quite a 40-year drought but it is 33 years. Will 2018 be the year and will it be Shalane or Molly or Jordan or Desi or...:? Stay tuned for an exciting Boston on April 16! And again many congrats to Shalane and her entire team. In her relentless pursuit of her goals she has also managed to publish a cook book "Run Fast, Eat Slow" (the second edition is due out next August), and she and her husband have fostered twin teenage girls, plus she does some coaching and lots of mentoring. Where she goes with her already very full life is a very good question. Wherever that is you can expect her to be relentless! Carolyn Mather,R.N.,PhD. lives and runs in north Georgia and is a member of the Atlanta Track Club Elite. She can be reached at carolynmather@tds.net.

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SOUTHEASTERN ROAD RACE RESULTS more results at running.net ALABAMA Senior Bowl Charity Run 10K Mobile, AL – 11/4 Male, Overall – Derrick Rodgers 33:16, Drew Roberts 37:17, Brennan Barlow 37:45. Masters – Leonard Vergunst 39:14, John Keahey 39:57, Brad Roberts 39:59. Grandmasters – Victor Birch 43:01, Brad Davis 43:07, Donald Sherrell 43:34. 10-14 – Nathan Walters 44:39, Jonathan Swilley 53:43, Matthew Nicholas 1:00:23. 15-19 – William McQueen 38:24, Ethan Blanton 41:10, Caleb Kimmons 41:32. 20-24 – Cody Parker 38:55, Daniel Holley 40:56, Jason Miller 48:11. 25-29 – Kyle Dees 39:05, Joshua Mather 39:48, Will Drew 45:28. 30-34 – Curtis Wright 41:12, Matthew Garrard 43:28, Lance Johnson 43:35. 35-39 – Cartledge Blackwell 39:06, Joshua Rubey 44:34, Paul Thompson 46:23. 40-44 – Danny Rose 42:05, Wayne Pierce 42:52, Chris Coleman 43:27. 4549 – James Sasser 40:57, Brent Rawson 41:48, Chris Lawson 41:59. 50-54 – Thomas Rich 50:10, Henry Tilmans 50:28, John Wright 50:43. 55-59 – Calvin Lewis 43:44, Jay McKenzie 45:34, Terry King 48:02. 60-64 – Steven Plakas 44:16, Mark Everest 44:49, Guy Truett 46:25. 65-69 – Paul Baswell 49:15, Bill Brady 49:32, Larry Vickers 53:21. 70-74 – Ron Mitchell 55:15, Edward Childs 1:05:05, Cary Adas 1:06:14. 75-79 – David Jeffrey 44:42. 80-over – Will Wright 1:03:00, Hugh Long 1:18:32, Lee Echols 1:24:44. Female, Overall – Samantha Gardner 39:13, Donnelly Howard 40:34, Jessica Jones 42:08. Masters – Danielle Dol 47:50, Tammy Ford 48:09, Rhonda Collings 48:22. Grandmasters – Maureen Van Devender 49:36, Emma Jeffrey 53:07, Claudette Henderson 54:44. 10-14 – Annie Strasavich 54:30, Clara Rse 1:00:50, Peyten Salvaggio 1:03:58. 15-19 – Elizabeth Heidal 44:52, Frieda Kickliter 45:43, Julie Duchock 1:06:56. 20-24 – Elizabeth Donald 59:08, Avery Powell 59:14, Caityln Boley 1:00:34. 25-29 – Leslie Beech 47:47, Lauren Lewis 51:15, Anna Prevost 51:17. 30-34 – Grace Toledo 45:28, Amanda Denning 45:48, Sarah Guffey 45:49. 35-39 – Rebecca Bell 42:48, Dana Vergunst 42:48, Erin Putnam 47:41. 40-44 – Casey Whitig 48:50, Tracy Box 50:29, Liz Doll 50:42. 45-49 – Susan Jones 52:51, Karen Lewis 54:48, Stephanie Gillis 55:11. 50-54 – Joann Nichols 56:40, Mary Wyllie 57:27, Shannon Pesnell 58:53. 55-59 – Joy McClay 54:57, Alice Huffman 56:07, Connie West 57:44. 60-64 – Sylvia Smith 59:05, Suzie Wilder 59:33, Joy Burt 1:11:27. 6569 – Cay Welsh 1:09:29, Ginger Hoit 1:12:34, Reba Stewart 1:21:18. 70-74 – Marian Loftin 57:15, Carol Cowan 1:13:48, Sandra Mitchell 1:18:30. 75-79 – Mamie McCall 1:46:03. – Will Wright

ARKANSAS Spa RunningFestival Half Marathon/10K/5K Hot Springs, AR – 11/19 Male, Half Marathon: Overall – Jeremy Provence 1:21:11, Chad Payne 1:22:45, John Pankey 1:24:18. Masters – Mark Cleents 1:31:12, Stan Ferguson 1:34:32, Keith Francis 1:38:55. Grandmasters – Paul Turner 1:40:07, David MacKenzie 1:46:27, Mark Sutherland 1:48:28. Senior Grandmasters – Dave Hochstedler 2:02:28, Pat McCabe 2:12:21, David Saugey 2:15:11. 15-19 – Hawkin Starke 2:03:13, Alex Garner 2:06:47. 20-24 – Ruben Juanillo 1:37:47, Taylor Werst 1:38:59, Grant

Gartner 1:51:15. 25-29 – Cameron Beckett 1:27:06, Jeffrey Zern 1:29:31, Nick MacKinnon 1:44:40. 30-34 – Jeffrey Grove 1:33:40, Eddie Castillo 1:40:25, Bobby Finster 1:44:29. 35-39 – Ismael Muros 1:40:50, Jonathan Dorris 1:41:36, Jacob Hudgins 1:45:54. 40-44 – Scott Baber 1:46:09, Todd Metcalf 1:51:14, Johnny Mazon 1:58:13. 45-49 – Jason Barker 1:40:54, David McClanahan 1:50:03, Jason Walker 1:54:39. 50-54 – Jackson Cothren 1:49:19, Tim Poole 1:55:25, Kurt Hauser 2:03:59. 55-59 – John Jones 1:54:10, Harold Myers 1:55:46, Barry Bryant 1:58:20. 60-64 – Jim Lewis 2:15:16, Mark Larey 2:16:51, Ron Bramlett 2:58:07. 65-69 – Manfred Galatwitsch 2:21:06, Wayne Erickson 2:30:15, John Hurd 3:17:39. 70-over – Jesse Rucker 2:16:11, Chris Biagini 2:21:31, Sam Taggart 2:35:17. Female, Half Marathon: Overall – Jennifer Sloan 1:36:54, Dannielle Hadaway 1:44:02, Brandy Risnder 1:45:47. Masters – Katie Helms 1:47:48, Hilda Hager 1:51:04, Michele Purifoy 1:57:10. Grandmasters – Jamie Merriman 1:57:20, Mary Ellen Richards 2:03:53, Lisa Reilly 2:08:00. Senior Grandmasters – Patti Fleischner 2:17:31 Joyce Florance 2:18:23, Lorri Saracini 2:23:37. 15-19 – Sabrina Jones 1:53:33, Madison Driscoll 2:10:03, Katelyn England 2:44:13. 20-24 – Mary Note 2:28:56, Summer Khairi 2:31:08, Laura Bonds 2:47:59. 25-29 – Eliza Drew 2:05:55, Sarah Fischer 2:07:07, Julie Sherrill 2:19:41. 30-34 – Amanda Perry 1:58:37, Tara Phelan 2:05:24, Jenn Scott 2:21:53. 35-39 – Dinah Davis 1:57:39, Kristy Driscoll 1:57:46, Kristin Dishongh 2:02:01. 40-44 – Jennifer Dorris 1:57:21, Tram Nobles 1:59:57, Christi Whatley 2:04:18. 45-49 – Alexandra Birdsong 2:07:56, Caroline Sutherland 2:10:36, Aqueelah McCray 2:14:47. 50-54 – Kimberly Layt 2:08:48, Cyndi Jordan 2:21:29, Joni Winkler 2:15:52. 55-59 – Jeanie McClain 2:09:08, Kirsten Ness 2:17:05, Cyndee Maxwell 2:18:48. 60-64 – Ruth Johnson 2:23:41, Debbie Rigsby 2:28:09, Susan Blair 2:32:09. 65-69 – Kathryn Ruthrauff 2:32:06, Darin Sanders 2:35:23, Linda Hamm 3:02:31. 70-over – Winnie Mills 2:44:30, Annette Enderlin 3:17:14, Shirley Rowell 3:23:52. Male, 10K: Overall – Brent Corbitt 36:03, Brian Sieczkowski 36:51, Barrett Kerth 36:59. Masters – Jerry White 40:21, Gary Taylor 41:45, Colin Hall 42:19. Grandmasters – Alan Krenzelok 42:25, Michael Witt 43:48, Jeff Maxwell 45:30. Senior Grandmasters – Don Still 46:55, Billy Blann 50:09, George Roscoe 51:49. 9-under – B. Eason 54:04. 10-14 – Lucas Edwards 42:30, Cade Wagner 46:24, W. O’Connor 49:09. 15-19 – Brandon Otwell 40:49, Jackson Smith 41:12, Wyatt Hoyt 44:33. 20-24 – Reed Harrell 41:51, Justin Lilley 49:12, Samuel Hagos 52:48. 25-29 – Chet Howland 40:55, Daniel Garten 43:18, Nathaniel Snyder 47:45. 30-34 – Jonathann Aram 37:34, Greg Walker 41:06, Josh Whisenhunt 42:31. 35-39 – Bret O’Meara 38:05, Steven Sweet 41:27, Joey Gieringer 41:29. 40-44 – Frank Thurman 47:25, Pedro Torres 51:38, Joey Godoy 53:46. 45-49 – James Helms 46:23, James Moy 46:26, Rodney Paine 48:21. 50-54 – Robert Harrell 45:53, Lee Littrell 49:45, Valerit Lyzogubov 50:16. 55-59 – Kim Howard 46:18, Greg Massanelli 46:43, Randy Collins 49:55. 60-64 – Earl Rutter 52:07, Pat McGannon 55:22, Eugene Atha 56:48. 65-69 – Chris Raybon 55:28, Don Brown 56:50, Rick Estep 57:32. 70-74 – Bernie Larson 55:51, Gary Keedy 1:04:26, Roy Hayward 1:08:46. 7579 – Marion Monk 1:18:19. 80-over – Dick Gladden 1:26:16.

Female, 10K: Overall – Jennifer Found 40:43, Tia Stone 41:32, Carli Langley 41:9. Masters – Gina Kraft 45:45, Tammy Helmick 49:05, Betsy Tucker 49:12. Grandmasters – Bernita Lovelace 52:02, Beverly Smith 54:59, Annette Blanton 55:50. Senior Grandmasters – Debbie Hill 57:11, Jonette Anderson 59:07, Angie Orellano-Fisher 1:00:55. 9-under – J. Hays 1:31:13. 10-14 – Natalie Jennings 47:23, Mya Ragsdale 54:30, Cora Ashley 1:14:38. 15-19 – Kacey Smith 1:02:07, Addy Goodman 1:06:54. 20-24 – Rochelle Wooten 55:45, Jessica Burrier 55:56, Courtney Stanage 59:13. 25-29 – Lennon Bates 47:13, Kayla Rose 49:34, Rachel Hendrix 53:24. 30-34 – Jenny Massanelli 45:00, Nicole Hobbs 48:46, Amanda Farris 49:00. 35-39 – Natalie Ragsdale 43:07, Sarah Olney 45:39, Jennifer McGarrity 52:05. 40-44 – Tiffany McCain 50:07, Sarah Meadows 1:00:11, Crystal Kennedy 1:00:33. 45-49 – Carole DeLaney 53:27, Stormie Wingo 54:19, Doris Kalahiki 54:45. 50-54 – Brenda Ransom 56:27, Pam McGill 56:37, Lisa Still 59:41. 55-59 – Chrissy Ferguson 57:35, Kathy Loper 58:07, Carla Bradley 1:02:58. 60-64 – Dianna Higgins 1:09:31, Vicki Wissing 1:11:30, Mary Cranford 1:20:43. 65-69 – Gwen Laferr 1:12:51, Angela Beyette 1:20:08, Tracy Freeman 1:20:22. 70-74 – Vicki Ingram 1:14:49, Rosemary Rogers 1:26:20, Heidi Strock 1:28:23. 75-79 – Anne Powell 1:19:42. Male, 5K: Overall – William Swecker 17:01, Noah Smith 17:22, Skylar Davis 17:34. Masters – Jeff Haynes 18:12, Nathan Harris 19:10, Jason Armitage 19:52. Grandmasters – Tom Rakestraw 23:23, Patrick Daniel 23:29, Mark Zybeck 23:47. Senior Grandmasters – Bill Garner 26:23, John Rainey 26:33, Salvador Oseguera 26:39. 9-under – G. Britton 20:51, A. Cook 23:42, J. Felgate 26:07. 10-14 – Sutton Manatt 18:52, Gage Epperson 19:03, Levi Stratton 19:18. 15-19 – Adam Alrecht 17:59, Caleb Edwards 18:00, Jack Griffin 18:30. 20-24 – Elliott Daniel 22:36, Miles Wade 25:15, Stanley Rousseau 28:52. 25-29 – Donnie Brown-Bey 21:10, Michael Barbara 27:03, Matt Zelle 27:48. 30-34 – Jordan Bennett 21:28, Colin Gearity 25:36, Brad Tillman 29:59. 35-39 – John Edwards 20:49, Rafael Martinez 21:22, Ben Johnson 22:02. 40-44 – Joey Williams 22:18, Anthony Houston 25:21, Jeremy James 27:24. 45-49 – Aaron Boyette 26:49, Ty Lindsey 26:57, Jerry Thomas 27:16. 50-54 – Jeff Wintr 27:05, Dean Ulmer 27:22, Tim Lorgian 30:02. 55-59 – Daniel Goossen 24:36, Brian Polansky 26:34, Bob Irwin 28:10. 60-64 – Steve Trusty 28:51, Stepehn Svetz 31:43, William Burke 36:51. 6569 – David Canada 26:49, Richard Braley 28:19, Jerry Rephan 31:08. 70-74 – Mike Lee 29:06, James White 30:19, Gordon Watts 35:32. 75-79 – Dan Wujek 48:01, Bobby Widener 50:27. 80-over – Jim Yamanak1 43:32. Female, 5K: Overall – JoAnna White 21:16, Meighan Mears 21:23 Abigail White 21:39. Masters – Anne Perry 22:13, Anne Cauthronn 26:26, Linda Taylor 27:39. Grandmasters – Jane Gunter 27:40, Deborah Moss 28:06, Marilyn Lorigan 28:12. Senior Grandmasters – Marilyn Trusty 28:36, Judy Sharp 33:45, Dana Murphy 34:50. 9-under – A. Beard 25:00, B. Brunet 31:07, B. Packard 44:13. 10-14 – E. Britton 22:56, Emma Belic 23:20, J. Johnson 23:32. 15-19 – Madison Mears 22:25, Madalyn Simmons 27:44, Abbey George 30:42. 20-24 – Raley Thompson 30:19, Lydia Chambers 30:22, Samantha Wacaster 30:37. 25-29 – Suzanne Rains 24:49, Katie Skaggs 29:13, Nancy Juanillo 29:28. 30-34 – Erin Green 23:40, Cassandra Booth 24:26, Ashley

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Nickel 25:12. 35-39 – Keisha Wagenhauser 27:09, Janelle Floyd 28:15, Jennifer Felgate 28:57. 40-44 – Tracy Dorathy 29:39, Christina Parr 30:12, Rebecca Houston 34:12. 45-49 – Nikki Reynolds 28:39, Tammy Esen 29:02, Keri Wright 30:18. 50-54 – Beth Adcock 28:13, Tammy Boyd 30:43, Launa Simmons 30:52. 5559 – Laura Chancey 31:54, Cindy Ulmer 32:17, Catherine Redinger 32:32. 60-64 – Wendy Martin 37:09, Verna Norman 38:09, Dee Baker 38:40. 65-69 – Candy Kaler 35:33, Judy Buck 38:35, Becky Cordell 38:39. 7074 – Janet Braley 42:47. 75-79 – Karen Vinyard 37:11.

FLORIDA Run Turkey Run 5K St. Augustine, FL – 11/23 Male, Top 25 – 1-Matthew Miller 18:41, 2-Jay Josephson 20:27, 3-TJ Sutphin 20:27, 4-Justin Galuszka 20:36, 5-Benjamin Karlovich 21:27, 6-Guy Jackson 21:30, 7-Gerald Miller 21:47, 8-Seth Bailey 22:00, 9-Paul Studivant 22:01, 10-Matthew Jackson 23:00, 11-Matthew Leitheiser 23:18, 12-Damon Jorris 23:29, 13-Cody Harris 24:03, 14-Michael Cape 24:05, 15-Craig Saathoff 24:19, 16-Griffin McDonald 24:32, 17-Joshua Prado 24:40, 18-Nicholas Leitheiser 26:28, 19-Jonathan Frei 26:29, 20-Gary Schultz 26:39, 21Jerry Mandello 26:40, 22-Mark Inge 26:50, 23-Bo McDonald 26:56, 24-Bryan Borstelmann 27:02, 25James Pena 27:41. Female, Top 25 – 1-April Meadows 23:53, 2-Teri Frei 24:34, 3-Rachel Bavery 24:34, 4-Erika Olson 24:51, 5Emily Valentin 25:43, 6-Marylynn McDonald 25:46, 7Shea Leary 25:46, 8-Susan Surage 26:16, 9-Brie Andrews 26:49, 10-Kelsey Sneed 27:14, 11-Natalie Pinckney 27:23, 12-Kirsten Weed 27:33, 13-Caitlin Weed 17:34, 14-Lori Prado 27:36, 15-Jennifer Sesniak 28:11, 16-Nora Slack 28:48, 17-Martha Irene 28:51, 18-Jennifer Buchan 28:58, 19-Cindy Snyder 29:23, 20Michele Weed 29:30, 21-Kelsey Weed 29:30, 22-Mylisa Pinckney 30:31, 23-Christina Slack 30:37, 24-Katherine Andrews 30:38, 25-Sarah Bailey 30:49.

Tamarac Turkey Trot 5K Tamarac, FL – 11/23 Male, Overall – Hoekan Eriksson 16:32, Ronnie Holassie 16:39, Jonathan Werble 16:43. 9-under – Ruben Soto 26:37, Randy Petron 29:21, Aiden Cohen 29:58. 10-12 – Sebastian Marrero 23:36, Max Haber 23:54, Sawyer Hutton 24:46. 13-15 – Bryan Gonzalez 18:53, Nicholas Caplette 19:02, Justin Kahn 19:36. 16-19 – Michelle Normil 16:53, Enrique Lara 18:01, Evan Moogerfeld 18:37. 20-24 – Cory Moogerfeld 17:23, Bryan Boggiano 19:32, Fernando Montenegro 20:15. 25-29 – Daniel Besner 17:42, Jeff Colarusson 19:16, Fabiano Amaral 20:55. 30-34 – Stephen Dassin 17:09, Jacob Seeley 20:34, RJ Brissett 20:44. 35-39 – Robert Pulsifer 17:19, Pedro Gonzalez 17:36, Miguel Amesty 19:02. 40-44 – Jon Noland 17:33, Ross Tulloch 19:07, Courtney Warren 19:29. 45-49 – Omar Scott 19:58, Mark Greenwald 29:32, Ronen Sarig 21:31. 50-54 – Chris Oesch 19:09, Carlos Zapata 19:15, Onix Cotto 19:58. 55-59 – Curt Liner 19:19, Gregory Raven 19:48, Gerardo Castillo 20:16. 60-64 – John House 22:07, Thomas Dobbs 27:17, Glenn Wiltshire 27:30. 65-69 – Victor Vasquez 22:18, Antonio Torres 24:21, Louis Molina 24:22. 70-74 – Robert Hendrickk 21:53, Anthony Roque 24:20, Don Grimes 25:13. 75over – Russ Bielich 30:53, Herbert Daley 38:39, Jay Green 44:06. Female, Overall – Jess Butler 17:42, Sonja FriendUhl 17:46, Natasha Yaremczuk 18:14. 9-under – Brooke Nardi 30:48, Bells Moss 33:45, Ava Lorenzo 34:25. 10-12 – Kenndy Lerner 23:46, Gianna Potenzano 23:53 Ashlee Diaz 25:02. 13-15 – Sydney Whalen 22:00, Madison Stauffer 22:32, Amanda Weissman 22:53. 16-19 – Jessica Reising 22:57, Aimee Becker 23:05, Raianaa Grant 25:31. 20-24 – Krista

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Running Through the Bluegrass Using Data to Improve Your Running Armwarmers, breathe-right nasal strips, sunglasses, gloves - when you watch the elites race, they wear their share of accessories. But have you ever noticed what a lot of them aren't wearing? A GPS watch. There are a few reasons for this, one being they are often racing for place more than time and can also utilize the on-course clocks/pace car better than I can (if I just ran, say, 6 or 5 minutes/mile flat, the math would be so easy). It's also because they are used to running by feel. Sometimes, with the watch, I look down and scare myself. “I feel fine, but my pace is too fast! My heart rate is too high!” But - is it? Maybe I am that fast. Maybe I do feel fine. If you feel fine, you probably are fine, and there's no reason to slow down just because your watch says so. Now, you might be thinking, “How do I race by feel if I want to PR/BQ/hit XX time?” Easy. The same as most things: practice. Many of us race to hit a time goal, and that means we usually train with those goals in mind. Unfortunately, we also sometimes pick those time goals arbitrarily, without good data to back them up. Combining training with all your data plus training by feel allows you to find the sweet spot of picking a realistic goal and then nailing it.

pace for 18 minutes of “hard” intervals in bleh weather while trying not to slip on wet leaves. I can see how high my HR went at different paces. You can build a similar workout - aiming for By no more minutes of hard effort than your 5k Tracy Green time, preferably starting with less. (Say you run a 30 minute 5k - start with 15-20 minutes of hard intervals and add on.) You can do all one length - like 5x 3 minutes - or mix it up, like 4x 1 minute, 4x 2 minutes, 4x 1 minute. Equal- to double-time recovery, knowing that longer recovery will mean more anaerobic My coach, Matt Ebersole of Personal Best effort whereas shorter recovery will result in a Training, introduced me to this method, slightly different but equally good workout. Those shorter, “hard” intervals prepare me although he never said so directly. Matt will assign workouts that just say run “hard” for for the pain that is 5k racing. What about longer distances? anywhere between 20 seconds to 5 minutes. Practice. There's no direction on what “hard” means. Instead of doing longer sessions at “goal My initial reaction was confusion - but how fast is hard??? - but after a few workouts I marathon pace,” I do a few each season by “marathon effort.” Typically that's 70-75% or found these to be completely freeing. How fast is hard? Let's find out. And today's so of max HR, depending on the person and hard might be faster than the last time's, or it the distance. (Faster runners tend to be on the might be slower. Just like on race days, varia- higher side, pushing harder for all 26.2 - but tions in the weather, in terrain, in life, all they can, because they're running for a shorter amount of time. The longer you're running for, impact your capabilities. By recording those hard sessions, I can go the lower your average HR should be.) I can use that percentage, along with data back and see what “hard” was. Recently I surprised myself by averaging around my 5k PR from past races, to give myself an HR range

for those marathon effort workouts. Here's the key: if your HR says you're hitting the target, you don't get to go faster because the pace is slower than you want to run in your race. First, that defeats the physiological purpose of the workout. Second, there are many factors to consider - weather, training fatigue, race day adrenaline, taper, etc. - that will probably change between now and race day. However, if your marathon effort runs are way off your goal pace, it may be a sign that you need to rethink your plan. “Way off ” will also vary depending on your pace. For this workout, make sure you allow adequate time to warm up/cool down. You could do 4-12 miles at marathon effort as part of a long run. Again, start shorter and build up. Depending on your watch, you can either cover it up with a sticker/tape or change the data screens for your workouts. You might also program the watch to execute the workout for you, so you just run hard when it beeps and then easy when it beeps. (I am too lazy for this; I just use a screen that says lap time.) By practicing running by feel and marrying that with some Type-A data collection, you can hone in on what different effort levels feel like. When you run, ask yourself, “how do I feel?” and start to connect that feeling with the data. When race day rolls around, you'll be tuned in to your effort levels and ready to race without your watch holding you back. Tracy Green is a runner and writer living in Louisville, KY, where she lives with her husband, Chris. She is a Hammer Nutrition sponsored athlete and certified Pilates instructor. Find her at @TGRunFit on Twitter and Instagram, Facebook.com/TGRunFit, or TGRunFit.com.

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Waithaka, White Take Wins at Magic City Half Marathon BIRMINGHAM, AL - Runners took to the streets of Birmingham on Nov. 19 for the seventh running of the Magic City Half Marathon and 5K. The half marathon was once again part of the Running Journal Grand Prix and the third race of the 40th season. Kenyan runners took the top two spots as Francis Waithaka, 30, ran away from the field and crossed the line first in a time of 1:06:26. He was followed nearly three minutes later by Richard Kimani, 29, for second in 1:09:20. The two are part of the Cahaba Distance Team based in Birmingham. Third place went to Austin Duckworth, 28, of Austin, TX, running 1:10:25. Gaitlin Holland, 22, of Birmingham was fourth (1:15:02) and Jordan Poche, 23, of Montevallo fifth (1:15:57). Leading the way for the women was Shawanna White, 37, of Columbia, SC, in a winning time of 1:19:09. White was last year's Female Champion on the Running Journal Grand Prix. Joy Miller, 30, of Beaufort, SC, was second in 1:19:41, with Justyna MudyMader, 33, of Huntsville, third in 1:20:52. Veronica Eder, 22, of Auburn was fourth (1:22:04) with Lori Williamson, 32, of Homewood fifth (1:23:52). Philip Leybourne, 50, of Poulton-Le-Flyde UK easily won the male masters race, running 1:16:30. Fred Kosgei, 40, of Birmingham was second in 1:20:43, with Bryan Heaton, 42, of Alabaster third in 1:25:24. Malin Terry, 46, of Vestavia Hills was the female masters winner in 1:25:07. Second went to Libet Anderson, 54, of Birmingham with 1:27:12, and third Alison Hoover, of Hoover in 1:38:49. The male grandmasters were led by Jeff Shawanna White Clark, 52, of Lake View in 1:29:13. John Photo by MRuns.com Casterline, 55, of Birmingham was second (1:35:31) and Michael Gann, 52, of Vestavia Hills finished third (1:38:21). Debi Secor, 50, of Hoover led the female grandmasters, running 1:39:32. Brooke Nelson, 59, of Munford was second (1:43:17) and Jamie Thomas 56, of Birmingham, third (1:52:17). Joey Anderson, 61, of Zebulon, NC, was the winner in the male senior grandmasters race with a 1:44:49 run. Anderson is leading the same division on the Running Journal Grand Prix. Second went to James Williams, 60, of Birmingham (1:52:14) and third was Ekkehard Bonatz, 61, of Birmingham (1:56:00). The female senior grandmasters winner was Debbie Evans, 60, of Springville, in 2:05:53. Second went to Terry Hooks, 65, of Birmingham (2:11:45) and third was Cindy Duke, 65, of Birmingham (2:12:45). Cal Nesmith, 33, of Oneonta was the men’s winner in the 5K in 18:15, while Kristie Gurley, 25, of Birmingham led the women with 19:02. The male masters winner was Joseph Longoria, 44, of Helena (22:19), while Lori Coward, 52, of Birmingham led the women (24:52). Grandmasters winners were Warren Page, 54, Birmingham (23:47) and Terri Poe, 54, Hoover (26:30). Senior Grandmasters winners were Kent Slemmons, 60, Birmingham (26:45) and Carol Robinson, 67, Mountain Brook (34:15). The races finished behind home plate at Regions Field, home of the Birmingham Barons. The event benefitted the Ruben Studdard Foundation for the Advancement of Children in the Music Arts. Full results can be found at: www.magiccityrun.com/ Francis Waithaka Additional photos from the races can be viewed Photo by MRuns.com at: www.mruns.com/mch2017/ Male, Half Marathon: Overall Francis Waithaka 1:06:26, Richard Kimani 1:09:20, Austin Duckworth 1:10:25, Gaitlin Holland 1:15:02, Jordan Poche 1:15:57. Masters: Philip Leybourne 1:16:30, Fred Kosgei 1:20:43, Bryan Heaton 1:25:24. Grandmasters: Jeff Clark 1:29:13, John Casterline 1:35:31, Michael Gann 1:38:21.

Senior Grandmasters: Joey Anderson 1:44:49, James Williams 1:52:14, Ekkehard Bonatz 1:56:00. 19-under John McCrackin 1:16:29, Will Couch 1:25:48, Christian Pegouske 1:25:49. 20-24 Kevin Kirchmer 1:34:12, Andrew Smith 1:38:07, Logan Boone 1:38:17. 25-29 Josh Baker 1:17:20, Wann Jordan 1:17:46, Jordan Yarbrough 1:22:42. 30-34 Geoffrey Tum 1:16:23, Michael Brown 1:17:23, Brandon Boyd 1:28:18. 3539 Gideon Waithera 1:18:42, John Mark Goodman 1:19:36, Chris Mahaffey 1:20:49. 40-44 Danny Shaffield 1:26:15, Jon Graham 1:29:38, Kurt Milliman 1:34:12. 45-49 Cary Morgan 1:27:39, Brannon Buck 1:30:27, Nate Ross 1:35:46. 50-54 Fred Shepherd 1:38:22, Michael James 1:39:23, Allen Crawford 1:39:49. 55-59 Kevin Roberson 1:39:09, David Plante 1:42:43, Stan Blanton 1:43:47. 6064 Alan Hargrave 1:57:58, Jim Chesnutt 2:00:36, Rick Haley 2:08:18. 65-69 Wayne Manord 2:02:00, Michael Morrissey 2:14:09, Jim Clark 2:16:31. 70-74 Peter Russell 2:44:20. Female, Half Marathon: Overall Shawanna White 1:19:09, Joy Miller 1:19:41, Justyna Mudy-Mader 1:20:52, Veronica Eder 1:22:04, Lori Williamson 1:23:52. Masters: Malin Terry 1:25:07, Libet Anderson 1:27:12, Alison Hoover 1:38:49. Grandmasters: Debi Secor 1:39:32, Brooke Nelson 1:43:17, Jamie Thomas 1:52:17. Senior Grandmasters: Debbie Evans 2:05:53, Terry Hooks 2:11:45, Cindy Duke 2:12:45. 19-under Caroline Franklin 1:38:59, Emma Langley 1:39:02, Abbi Pearman 1:50:55. 20-24 Shannon Kirchmer 1:34:35, Hannah Cutshall 1:34:44, Genie Muir-Taylor 1:52:12. 25-29 Elizabeth Laseter 1:24:42, Jennifer Dunn 1:27:00, Raley Fountain 1:38:17. 30-34 Sarah Kluth 1:29:36, Elizabeth Kivus 1:29:51, Mary Michaels 1:34:35. 35-39 Keri Frazier 1:31:32, Fontaine Haskell 1:39:12, Beth Lauderdale 1:41:06. 40-44 Marianthe Grammas 1:43:27, Sheri Spencer 1:50:05, Andrea Price 1:51:50. 45-49 Melissa Price 1:55:00, Suzanne Perino 1:57:21, Cheryl Ross 2:00:02. 50-54 Vickie Varnes 1:55:06, Teresa Crain 1:56:44, Gayle Lantz 1:58:06. 55-59 Stacy Kadle 1:58:08, Lisa Fuller 2:00:19, Graciela Rodriguez 2:02:40. 60-64 Gaile Loving 2:39:40, Melba White 2:43:17, Deborah Russell 2:44:20. 65-69 Teresa Chandler 2:42:03, Bette Joy Miller Roeser 2:52:04. Photo by MRuns.com Male, 5K: Overall Cal Nesmith 18:15, Jensen Hammons 19:08, Tristan Read 20:35. Masters: Joseph Longoria 22:19, Jeremy Flannery 22:44, Josh Hu 22:51. Grandmasters: Warren Page 23:47, Chip Hammons 25:40, Jim Broome 26:06. Senior Grandmasters: Kent Slemmons 26:45, Chris Toth 27:18, Pat O'Brien 27:25. 9-under Webb Hawley 21:34, William Yates 24:56, Braden Williams 32:41. 10-12 Caleb Epstein 25:03, Forest Summers 25:16, Sanders Cummings 25:23. 13-15 Jonah Polhemus 33:52. 16-19 Salman Alotaibi 27:01, John Summers 29:01, Damarcus Miller 33:19. 20-24 Brandon Hafenrichter 23:44, Philip Murray 23:55, Bryan Oden 27:07. 25-29 Justin Young 23:15, Stuart Morgan 26:05, Adel Farhoud 26:25. 30-34 Matthew Grainger 23:49, Mark Gibson 27:01, Lee Ross 27:56. 35-39 Blake Pearson 21:58, Nick Toth 23:16, Michael James 25:15. 40-44 Chris Phillips 22:56, Terry Anderson 25:00, Reed Warburton 27:08. 45-49 Raymond Boone 24:44, Eric Champion 25:54, Robert Estes 25:58. 50-54 William Sanders 28:12, Tony Summers 29:15, Michael Hanson 29:48. 55-59 Donald Walston 28:54, Kenneth Doss 29:02, Scott Springer 30:42. 60-64 Paul Schweitzer 28:39, Richard Langston 34:52, James Byrd 35:53. 65-69 John Calcatera 31:23, Edgardo O'Connor 36:37.70-74 Bill Bowman 31:48, Ed Balthrop 36:54, William Huggins 39:30. Female, 5K: Overall Kristie Gurley 19:02, Savannah McIntosh 19:18, Emma Brooke Levering 21:58. Masters: Lori Coward 24:52, Alissa Hammons 25:40, Ashley Harris 26:11. Grandmasters: Terri Poe 26:30, Pamela Schweitzer 28:36, Cheryl Casebere 31:10. Senior Grandmasters: Carol Robinson 34:15, Gail Lee 34:51, Dolores Longoria 35:52. 9-under Brittany Nicols 47:30, Susanah Goodrich 1:01:20. 10-12 Shiloh Gonzalez 30:02, Mason Yeatts 31:26, Breanna Estes 33:19. 13-15 Mallie Eron 26:58, Isabel Silwal 32:47, Mria Jaramillo 1:02:39. 16-19 Katie Criswell 29:17, Kamryn Corey 33:09, Devon Grace Byrd 40:34. 20-24 Elizabeth Beuche 25:25, Brantley Sanders 26:15, Holly Graham 27:07. 25-29 Morgan McComb 25:18, Madeline Gibson 27:02, Sarah Calcatera 28:08. 30-34 John Mark Goodman Lundi James 28:58, Moss Denise 29:01, Amberleigh Photo by MRuns.com Osborne 30:28. 35-39 Ebony O'Brien 28:03, Lisa Little 28:30, Jess Heine 28:31. 40-44 Kathy Langley 26:38, Alison Zellmer 29:30, Claire Myers 30:54. 45-49 Melinda Estes 26:29, Karen Rutledge-Bell 26:40, Elizabeth Houssain 28:03. 50-54 Valerie Esposito 32:04, Karen Threlkeld 32:06, Jerri Haslem 34:52. 55-59 Patsy Oliver 31:30, Georgia Boutwell 31:49, Gwendolyn Sanders 37:41. 60-64 Emmagene Crunk 37:15, Amy Wicker 39:42, Beverly Golightly 43:44. 65-69 Lindsay Warren 36:15, Donna Huggins 40:33, Gail Davis 56:53. 7074 Barbara Dellamora 37:10, Patricia Hamilton 43:31, Sharon Maddox 45:26.


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SOUTHEASTERN ROAD RACE RESULTS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Colarusso 23:18, Coreen Lingle 23:20, Nerea Pennini 23:58. 25-29 – Ashley Ciccolini 22:55, Barbara Ungarten 25:14, Lynn Itani 28:07. 30-34 – Nelya Neporadna 19:19, Jacy Kruzel 19:22, Lauren Gammache 23:35. 35-39 – Robert Pulsifer 17:19, Pedro Gonzalez 17:36, Miguel Amesty 19:02. 40-44 – Vivien Wollitz 21:06, Ann Green 21:55, Corinne Hoffman 24:27. 45-49 – Stephanie Stevens 19:58, Marlene Persson 20:13 Eileen Pliske 22:20. 50-54 – Diane Calloway 23:51, Kumiko Currie 24:45 Catalina Bonilla 25:12. 5559 – Meissa Schwartz 22:45, Eva Doller 28:04, Lisa Hess 28:04. 60-64 – Donna May 23:14, Robin Campbell 28:01, Susan Ciccolini 28:24. 65-69 – Eileen Schneider 30:26, Maryanne Langro 32:06, Wendy Biel 32:22. 7074 – Linda Stein 33:19, Betsy Lee 35:40, Mary Ann Healy 36:03. 75-over – Christina Weisberg 38:45, Jan Parke 51:29, Carol Gomez 1:11:16.

Space Coast Marathon/Half Marathon Cocoa, FL – 11/26 Male, Marathon: Overall – David Kilgore 2:30:36, Adrian Bastos 2:41:27, Arnaud Enjalbert 2:46:42. Masters – Eduardo Souza 2:53:08. 19-under – Devon Anselmo 3:18:40, Maximillian Diaz 3:21:52, Jzef Cruz 4:23:31. 20-24 – Lukas Hassler 2:47:59, Alex Main 2:48:02, Alex Marchek 2:57:43. 2529 – Jacob Deese 2:46:53, Gage Hicks 3:11:18, Michael Dougherty 3:11:24. 30-34 – Marcus Sobering 2:57:30, Eric Johnson 3:16:55, Mark Ruhsam 3:18:36. 35-39 – Michael Stork 2:57:23, Rich Smith 2:58:17, Rob Huckins 3:00:11. 40-44 – Jeff Provenzano 2:57:43, Mark Goetz 3:07:33, Michael Demko 3:09:12. 45-49 – John Wall 2:54:54, Todd Jacobson 3:01:50, David Eckardt 3:06:23. 50-54 – Jose Mercado 3:09:46, Joel Kinnunen 3:12:53, David Darby 3:17:56. 55-59 – Dave Nevitt 3:04:48, Bret Halliday 3:15:57, Darrell Brodt 3:19:13. 60-64 – David Farraday 3:21:14, Matt Mahoney 3:37:02, Jorge Mattos 3:45:19. 65-69 – George Madjarev 3:58:57, Madison Magargee 4:14:16, David Jolly 4:17:02. 70-74 – Robert Hendrick 3:30:18, Yasushi 4:14:55, Chuck Faulkner 4:31:04. 75-79 – Juergen Kuhlmey 4:58:42, Robert Sielski 5:55:36 Harry Hoffman 6:12:49. Female, Marathon: Overall – Gabriela Herra Arroyo 2:59:59, Violetta Yazlovskaya 3:01:39, Keara McGraw 3:15:34. Masters – Pam Carr 3:15:34. 19-under – Ciara Carter 4:21:15, Megan Bespolka 4:56:19, Cristina Ortez 5:48:05. 20-24 – Maggie Tulin 3:33:16, Laura Cline 4:02:53, Joanie Gavin 4:03:14. 2529 – Danielle Hartman 3:32:11, Sarah Summerfield 3:34:33, Amanda Mavrakis 3:34:46. 30-34 – Kelly Evans 3:24:00, Jessica Marlier 3:29:20, Cheryl Sobering 3:29:50. 35-39 – Addie Green 3:29:12, Kelly Howell 3:29:50, Jessica Engle 3:30:26. 40-44 – Evelyn Salama 3:22:40, Rachel Hegele 2:28:27, Jamie Spooner 3:34:01. 45-49 – Rene Harrod 3:22:40, Angie Ave 3:23:33, Joan Bauman 3:23:56. 50-54 – Sonia Bergh 3:26:18, Pamela Howe 3:40:21, Madeleine Vergauwen 3:43:40. 55-59 – Sophia Bartosh 3:55:17, Lisa Snyder 4:12:38, Ruth Vanzadt 4:12:52. 60-64 – Elaine Burkholder 4:15:06, Miren Forero 4:35:18, Cindra Leedy 4:57:24. 65-69 – Conney Dahn 4:23:22, Karen Alexeev 4:35:33, Karen Yerkes 5:20:09. 70-74 – Bettie Wailes 5:34:48, Dixie Schulte 6:53:29, Vera Harris 7:03:17. Male, Half Marathon: Overall – Brian Atkinson 1:09:10, Derek Beckett 1:14:22, John Davis 1:16:47. Masters – Alexander Barnsteiner 1:17:27. 19-under – Troy Smith 1:20:02, Kody Everett 1:32:43, Arman Ghannadian 1:35:18. 20-24 – Selvin Reyes 1:24:12, Niklas Steinbrunner 1:50:20, Chad Huemme 1:52:42. 25-29 – Daniel Taurasi 1:34:43, John Carr 1:36:21, Todd Sukolsky 1:38:23. 30-34 – Kyle Hunter 1:20:59, Brian Roberts 1:21:07, Robert Velasco 1:25:00. 35-39 – Greg Reverdiau 1:18:01, Steve

more results at running.net Hedgespeth 1:18:38, Joe Dreher 1:21:03. 40-44 – Jonathan Howse 1:21:03, Bryan Cheek 1:26:24, Sean Garrison 1:29:32. 45-49 – Shane Streufert 1:19:08, Patrick Sirois 1:23:2, Jay Chancellor 1:23:36. 50-54 – Keith Snodgrass 1:25:48, Jose Nahum Pineda 1:32:41, Gilbert Dolores 1:33:28. 55-59 – Jeff Lessie 1:25:11, Horst Ullrich 1:31:02, Joe Hultgren 1:31:33. 60-64 – Sal Farino 1:36:27, Keith Dutter 1:39:10, Mitchell Johnson 1:40:17. 65-69 – Dennis Kroskey 1:41:27, Victor Vasquez 1:46:44, Bud Timmons 1:49:42. 70-74 – Louis Comerton 1:58:40, David Grant 1:59:21, Dan Carlson 2:09:10. 75-79 – John Ouweleen 1:47:36, Bill Hogan 3:08:00, Benigno Recarey 3:25:20. 80-over – Tom Ward 4:16:53. Female, Half Marathon: Overall – Holly Davis 1:19:07, Kayla Atkinson 1:20:40, Nicole Rozario 1:23:17. Masters – Theresa Helsel 1:32:52. 19-under – Magnolia Lake 1:46:42, Skylar Johnson 2:01:32 Jennifer Law 2:02:13. 20-24 – Natalie Brown 1:43:30, Vanessa Canuto 1:43:34 Kristen Urichko 1:46:39. 25-29 – Stefanie Shimansky 1:38:50, Amy Rice 1:40:45, Natalie Isenbletter 1:55:00. 30-34 – Jennifer Absher 1:26:37, Dina Viselli 1:29:40, Sara Trane 1:34:16. 35-39 – Kim Hunger 1:44:20, Jackie Schmoll 1:45:28, Kathleen Mallon 1:45:54. 40-44 – Julie Hannah 1:33:10, Elizabeth Shoi 1:40:36, Michelle Richards 1:42:59. 45-49 – Kristi Choate 1:38:16, Paulina Shenbaum 1:42:36, Miriam Patton 1:44:50. 50-54 – Marie Thomas 1:46:31, Laura Yeager 1:47:23, Molly Kirk 1:47:42. 55-59 – Romaine Seguin 1:42:39, Annie Caza 1:52:49, Sherie Mauzy 1:55:21. 60-64 – Donna May 1:49:04, Kathy Kerley 2:03:47, Ellen Rich 2:05:11. 6569 – Gail Hardy 2:11:10, Annette Pallowick 2:11:59, Diane Bolton 2:19:00. 70-74 – Rose Reeves 2:24:23, Julie Kermond 2:37:29, Susie Koontz 2:39:25. 75-79 – Willy Moolenaar 2:32:07, Sarah Shire 2:40:57, Helen McGurrin 2:44:02. 80-over – Ann Hoten 3:41:13.

GEORGIA Ben Brown Prevails at Rock ’n’ Roll Savannah Marathon SAVANNAH — The oldest city in Georgia played host to thousands of runners and hundreds of musicians and entertainers at the seventh edition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ? Marathon on Nov. 4. Conditions in the “hostess city of the South” were warm for this time of year, but organizers had prepared to give participants the best-possible race and started the event 10 minutes early. Nevertheless, at the sounding of the starting gun, temperatures were in the high 50s—optimal for fast times and many PRs. Besides the better-than-expected weather, runners were also given another bonus along the course on Sunday: the incredible scenery that makes Savannah so special, including charming, manicured town squares, historical buildings, and streets lined with Spanishmoss-covered oak trees. Leading the way on Sunday was Andris Goncarovs of Greensboro, North Carolina who prevailed in the day’s first event: the 13.1-mile half marathon. The 25-year-old blazed Savannah’s streets in one hour, 10 minutes, and 18 seconds—a full three minutes ahead of his nearest rival, Matthew Blunden, who took second in 1:13:26. Third place in the men’s half marathon was awarded to Jay Upchurch of Charleston, South Carolina (1:19:57). The women’s half marathon was a similar affair with Elle Ellender winning with a clear margin over Holly Ballenger. The 34-year-old Ellender of Hilton Head, South Carolina, broke the finish-line tape in 1:23:21. The final podium spot went to Emily Palazzo (1:27:16). A smiling Ellender admitted afterwards that she was

www.running.net pleasantly surprised to win the race—her first halfmarathon victory in eight years. Besides her win, Ellender set a personal best on Sunday. “I love the event, the crowd support, and the bands,” she said. “It was a very enjoyable course.” Six months ago, Ellender, who ran for UNC Greensboro in college, tore her hamstring so she was more-than-pleased with her performance in Savannah. Ben Brown prevailed in the men’s marathon, clocking 2:39:11 for the 26.2-mile distance. Niclas Bez came through the finish-line chute 4:22 later. The 24-year-old Bez, edged out third-place finisher, Kevin Lewis by 1:22. Laura Roberts of Saint Simons Island, Georgia was the first woman to cross the finish line in the women’s marathon. Robert’s winning time was 3:05:35. “I’m thrilled to break the tape at a big, fun race like this one,” she said. “There was tons of support in this town. I especially loved the great part of the course over by Savannah State at that end of the course. I really enjoyed it.” Roberts ran her first marathon at the 2011 edition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon, clocking 3:28 back then. She’s also run the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Half Marathon twice. Second and third place for the 26.2-mile race were awarded to Lisa Steffes (3:12:14) and Eva Bach (3:20:29) respectively. The overall Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, which made for an even larger celebration at Sunday’s finish line. Indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums took to the stage, giving runners and spectators a final blast of tunes, which made for the end of a perfect fall day in one of the most-beautiful cities of the South. Men’s Marathon: Ben Brown, 36, Savannah, GA, 2:39:11, $500, Niclas Bez, 24, DE, 2:43:33, Kevin Lewis, 29, Golden, CO, 2:44:11. Women’s Marathon: Laura Roberts, 41, Saint Simons Island, GA, 3:05:35, $500, Lisa Steffes, 46, Hazelton, PA, 3:12:14, Eva Bach, 33, Jamestown, NC, 3:20:29. Men’s Half Marathon: Andris Goncarvos, 25, Greensboro, NC, 1:10:18, $250, Matthew Blunden, 37, Destin, FL, 1:13:26, Jay Upchurch, 39, Charleston, SC, 1:19:57. Women’s Half Marathon: Ellen Ellender, 34, Hilton Head, SC, 1:23:21, $250, Holly Ballenger, 32, Tucker, GA, 1:26:39, Emily Palazzo, 34, Hilton Head, SC, 1:27:16. Full results: http://www.runrocknroll.com/savannah/

Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon/Half Marathon Fort Oglethorpe, GA – 11/11 Male, Marathon: Overall – Jake Gillette 2:43:38. Masters – Peter Volgyesi 3:02:57. Grandmasters – Almis Ledas 3:28:07. Senior Grandmasters – Jerry Cole 3:48:27. 19-under – Jared Eddy 4:38:12. 20-24 – Michael Wilson 3:23:18, Matthew Sheets 3:24:29, Phillip Williams 3:31:32. 25-29 – Ken Curran 2:44:39, Jonathan Hutchins 3:09:53, Michael Gude 3:42:59. 3034 – Adam Vernon 3:03:35, Scott Mason 3:11:45, Nathan Hermance 3:17:18. 35-39 – Clint Hawkins 2:58:30, Jason Mayfield 3:00:47, Ryan McGinnis 3:04:20. 40-44 – Jason Dresnok 3:04:03, Michael Schumutzer 3:11:14, Jason Webb 3:12:03. 45-49 – Sean Ryan 3:21:29, Scott Hamby 3:29:17, David Hartman 3:36:51. 50-54 – Tim Horvath 3:29:51, Mark McKeever 3:41:30, Robby Callahan 3:47:41. 55-59 – Loren Starr 3:44:15, Charlie Bailey 3:45:37, Jay Hillis 3:49:58. 60-64 – Rick Stockton 4:04:05, Russell Bowling 4:04:36, Steve Crimmins 4:08:12. 65-69 – Dennis Wheeler 4:26:20, Bruce Polon 4:28:11, Steven Freedman 4:38:02. 70-over – Sergio Bianchini 4:59:48, Truman Smith 5:10:22, Terrance O’Brien 5:35:50. Female, Marathon: Overall – Kaye Starosciak 3:06:20. Masters – Holly Swinea 3:27:10. Grandmasters – Cindy McGovern 3:49:43. Senior Grandmasters – Beth Henriksen 4:08:06. 19-under – Katelyn Thompson 4:40:45. 20-24 – Megan Kleeschulte 3:27:56, Hannah Galt 3:59:31, Taylor Stalling 4:02:40. 25-29 – Annette Kutilek 3:31:30,

Marianne Sapra 3:52:19, Abigaile Wilso 3:55:52. 30-34 – Sarah Getty 3:09:48, Andrea May 3:22:23, Kathleen Fisher 3:27:30. 35-39 – Tara Harris 3:12:19, Jennifer Crain 3:33:30, Heather Grazzini-Sims 3:33:41. 40-44 – Rachel Negron 3:47:55, Marilou Ledford 3:48:27, Shelley Stanko 3:49:23. 45-49 – Samantha Godwin 3:30:12, Lisa Logan 3:38:26, Anna Calcaterra 3:39:28. 50-54 – Missi Johnson 4:32:31, Elizabeth O’Connor 4:39:20, Debbi Legg 4:43:52. 55-59 – Keri Marshall 4:00:41, Donna Freeman 4:18:20, Gwen Tuck 4:19:43. 60-64 – Jacquelyn Jones 4:49:22, Crathy Gracey 4:54:31, Patricia Ging 5:14:28. 65-69 – Erin McGuire 5:24:17, Lynn Harmon 5:50:07, Diane Burnett 5:57:41. Male, Half Marathon: Overall – John Gilpin 1:13:26. Masters – Ryan Shrum 1:22:39. Grandmasters – Mark Hickey 1:30:47. Senior Grandmasters – Chris Richey 1:51:18. 19-under – Adan Rodriguez 1:14:36, Russell Graves 1:25:20, Joshua Ebbert 1:25:22. 20-24 – Mason Chilmonczyk 1:14:20, Eric Nzuki 1:27:58, Nicholas Phelps 1:33:54. 25-29 – Kyle A’Hearn 1:30:31, Chris Parker 1:32:11, Jason McCroskey 1:33:47. 30-34 – Keil Anderson 1:20:41, Sam Butler 1:31:24, Jeremiah Brashear 1:32:12. 35-39 – Troy Ketchum 1:23:55, Taylor Busch 1:26:07, Daniel Loveless 1:27:45. 40-44 – James Hintz 1:36:06, Nate Barstow 1:36:14, Jake Schneider 1:36:34. 45-49 – Scott Lowe 1:25:19, Tripp McCallie 1:29:21, Paul Horton 1:29:26. 50-54 – Scott Jordan 1:36:10, Elton Kostecka 1:36:46, Andrew Teeuwen 1:39:27. 55-59 – Ray Beem 1:40:02, Mike Andres 1:42:17, Dan Wright 1:43:51. 60-64 – Mark Williams 1:53:47, John Neuville 1:54:33, Randy Howard 2:03:41. 65-69 – Gene Ruck 1:58:21, Donald Flowers 1:58:48, Tony Recker 2:12:00. 70-over – Thomas Kugler 2:03:42, Jay Pryor 2:10:39, Harry Dangel 2:17:25. Female, Half Marathon: Overall – Sara Gibson 1:28:01. Masters – Teresa Kirkman 1:37:16. Grandmasters – Laurie McGuire 1:42:09. Senior Grandmasters – Sandra Abbott 1:57:08. 19-under – Madelin Ebbert 1:42:16, Bailey Mullett 1:47:47, Susannah Guthrie 1:49:14. 20-24 – Melissa Kercheville 1:50:00, Brittany Davis 1:54:35, Miranda Guerra 1:55:06. 25-29 – Bailey Swyden 1:40:41, Michelle Brickey 1:49:37, Marissa Wood 1:51:24. 30-34 – Tara Mooney 1:36:37, Kimberly Humphries 1:38:30, Kari Presley 1:44:39. 35-39 – Jodi Blackwell 1:33:59, Leah Rodenbeck 1:36:22, Kelly Rothwell 1:37:47. 40-44 – Kristen Mullett 1:43:29, Kristen Curtis 1:45:25, Kelli Mitturcker 1:52:46. 45-49 – Kari Beard 1:41:36, Meredith Beatty 1:52:27, Pamela Lockhart 1:54:48. 5054 – Jodi Davis 1:46:57, Wendy Houston 1:49:16, Susie Crisler 1:54:14. 55-59 – Karen Johnson 1:54:09, Diana McElveen 1:57:56, Christy Charman 2:00:49. 60-64 – Kathi Wagner 2:02:26, Debbie Anthros 2:11:59, Donna Meade 2:16:10. 65-69 – Dianna Lannon 2:13:56, Benita Auge 2:18:17, Ginnie Gray 3:02:05. 70-over – Sue Anne Brown 2:32:25.

Footprints for the Future 5K Sandy Springs, GA – 11/11 Male, Overall – Chris Nesser 17:43, Cade Lautenbache 19:14, Rob Blaszkeiwic 19:26. Masters – Thomas Westbrook 22:40. 14-under – Evan Feintch 21:09, Colin Crawford 24:30, Joshua Moore 25:52. 15-19 – Adam Spitzler 30:57, Wake Williams 23:30, Daniel Salpeter 38:04. 2024 – Cayden Stethers 35:25, Stanley Fant 36:44,Brian Waronker 40:16. 25-29 – Philip Brudney 23:40, Justin Mundy 25:14, Jonathan Rudolph 26:06.30-34 – Henry Pittman 26:11, Milic Zecevic 28:16, Jordan Hutchison 34:43. 35-39 – Nick Morrissey 23:52, Corey Elias 25:00, Lai Huynh 25:43. 40-44 – Joe Nagel 25:16, Clay McInnish 28:20, Lars Minns 29:17. 45-49 – Marc Yeager 28:46, Darrell Speck33:26, Gabriel Sterling 36:38. 5054 – Nolan Feintuch 27:00, Roger Levine 27:39, Michael Salpeter 28:03. 55-59 – Ken Athcode 30:22, Michael

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SOUTHEASTERN ROAD RACE RESULTS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 14 Hanson 35:10. 60-64 – Marc Kirchhoff 29:29, Bob Hershkoff 31:29, Ken Shapiro 34:36. 65-69 – Ralph Caldwell 56:56. Female, Overall – Caroline York 20:46, Andrea Allen 24:49, Maggie Williams 25:07. Masters – Catherine Lautenbache 26:46. 14-under – Reese Coker 28:53, Landyn Minns 30:23, Lilla Walker 33:01. 15-19 – Sophia Courts 28:51, Lalah Hasbrouck 32:09, Ansley Sweetin 41:41. 20-24 – Emma Etelalahti 26:27, Ella Corry 28:03, Ashley Fitzgerald 28:18. 25-29 – Alexandra Horst 25:39, Mary Kathryn Williamson 26:05, Sophia Reyes 26:34. 30-34 – Lisa Thomas 27:17, Jessica Hussain 29:45, Drew Brown 30:47. 35-39 – Marte Meyerhoff 25:45, Rachel Phillips 26:56, Rina Patel 28:02. 40-44 – Carrie Pruitt 30:02, Tara McGee 31:52, Marla Amergian 32:40. 45-49 – Farah Ofogh 28:15, Jennifer Tenczar 33:47, Jori Kasher 34:28. 50-54 – Karen Noonan 28:29, Zana Dillard 36:07, Amy Rosenthal 36:41. 55-59 – Julia Doyle 29:21, Cynthia Sweeney 31:35, Sharna Fulton 33:46. 60-64 – Jan Gonzales 42:26, Ardith Kirchhoff 48:21, Rachel Perling 48:24. 65-69 – Marla Feuer-Appel 32:45, Patricia Garvey 36:59, Trish Kennedy 53:07.

United Way of Bartow County Turkey Trot 5K Cartersville, GA – 11/18 Male, Overall – Brandon Davis 15:58. 10-under – McKinley Chappell 20:51, Braden Lemus 33:59. 11-14 – Banks Wilson 19:29, Matthew Wilson 19:44, Patrick Bollwerk 19:48. 15-19 – Sawyer Sprung 16:28, Bill Archer 18:23, Max Florence 18:58. 20-24 – Daniel Glick 17:27, Lawson Crowe 18:59, Nick Teissler 19:49. 25-29 – Jeremy Gentry 22:03, Johnny Pak 33:47, Matthew Borlee 54:06. 30-34 – Doug Burris 19:48, Amaury Jimenez 21:21, Uriel Roblero 22:35. 3539 – Aaron Blankenship 25:52, Lawrence Boerger 36:26. 40-44 – Paul Chaffee 20:11, Alan Forsyth 23:14, Travis Spinks 24:58. 45-49 – Lee Maxwell 19:43, Christopher Sutter 20:25, Kyle McKinney 22:29. 50-54 – Ty Cheek 20:55, Timothy Eilinger 23:21, Doug Golden 27:10. 55-59 – Mike Whitehurst 23:13, Mike DeLang 24:41, Landy Shropsire 25:02. 60-64 – Steve Brauninger 24:50, Larry Davis 25:41, Terry Faust 25:59. 65-69 – Gary Hosmer 23:58, Tim Effler 27:17, Peter Hilbig 35:23. 70-74 – George Southgate 29:58. 80-over – Grady Silver 45:13. Female, Overall – Sara Morrison 18:56. 10-under – Teagan Bollwerk 30:05, Alexandra Williams 34:07, Grace Hardeman 34:09. 11-14 – McKinsey Spinks 21:44, Alice Terry 24:10, Alex Machado 25:00. 15-19 – Katie Tolbert 24:13, Emily Garcia 39:27. 20-24 – Catie Camron 20:50, Samantha Tribble 47:28, Morgan Keeling 54:05. 25-29 – Charlotte Davis 19:40, Meg Bolton 23:13, Stephanie DeLang 32:14. 30-34 – Hanna Southern 24:36, Lindsay Kirby 25:06, Bri Wade 35:13. 35-39 – Jill Braley 19:06, Sherry Spinks 19:50, Tara Garrison 37:55. 40-44 – Barbara Terry 23:02, Angi Booth 23:12, Julianna Roblero 27:25. 45-49 – Catherine Bollwerk 21:24, Amy Morgan 30:12, Patricia Neal 32:17. 50-54 – Sandy Geisel 26:27, Debra Sisk 31:53, Sylvia Parker 32:37. 55-59 – Maureen Martin 22:06, Harriet Baker 33:37, Leann McNeil 35:49. 60-64 – Janie Wilkins 40:43, Debra Cargal 54:38. 65-69 – Patrice Hosmer 33:51, Susie Lackey 35:06, Lynn Tatum 36:47. 70-74 – Louise Young 35:36, Carol Baird 49:18. 80-over – Anne Patrick 50:33.

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon Atlanta, GA – 11/23 Male, Half Marathon: Top 10 – 1-Harrison Kirigwi 1:12:12, 2-Robert Bledsoe 1:14:59, 3-Christopher Rego 1:15:54, 4-Quinn Burden 1:16:05, 5-Christopher Nasser 1:16:23, 6-Sean Nagornt 1:16:36, 7-Whit Sibley 1:17:49, 8-Brent Fields 1:18:15, 9-Masato Kan 1:18:38,

more results at running.net 10-Sven Henningson 1:18:48. Female, Half Marathon: Top 10 – 1-Stella Christoforou 1:24:25, 2-Gracie Griffith 1:24:56, 3Victoria Winslow 1:25:13, 4-Kayla Klosterhoff 1:25:57, 5-Aubrey Armento 1:26:46, 6-Maxey Hebert 1:27:07, 7Ana Nicole Deoss 1:27:27, 8-Reagan Mahoney 1:28:17, 9-Tara Mooney 1:29:04, 10-Claire Collin 1:29:09. Full results: https://www.athlinks.com/event/191002/results/Event/ 607152/Course/920856/Results

LOUISIANA NOAC Turkey Day 5 miles New Orleans, LA – 11/23 Male, Overall – Beau Robinson 25:12, Paul Miller 25:31, Patrick Aucoin 25:34. Masters – Kenneth Cooper 27:25. Grandmasters – Van Merceron 30:49. Senior Grandmasters – Patrick Clancy 37:22. Veterans – Perez Juan 40:50. Youth – Evan Babin 32:34. Racewalker – Cecil L St Clair 1:03:12. Female, Overall – Rachel Paul 29:08, Kir Selert Faraud 29:20, Stefanie Slekis 29:49. Masters – Amy Cavallino 34:29. Grandmasters – Tracy Saambra 36:34. Senior Grandmasters – Word Backstrom 36:56. Veterans – Kathleen Schrenk 55:03. Youth – Allie Nowak 35:40. Racewalker – Anne Marie St Clair 1:03:11.

MISSISSIPPI Mema Preparadeness 5K Pearl, MS - 11/4 Male, Overall - Mike Moran 18:28. Masters - Roy Collum 23:22. Grandmasters - Jody Ogletree 19:23. 19-under - Kaylas Adams 21:33, Jaylon Hayes 21:41, Mahalis Mitchell 21:42. 30-39 - Bill Wadlington 21:52, Eric Bryant 22:23, Matthew Wilson 22:27. 40-49 - Clint Steele 25:28, Brad Bryant 26:22, Kent Ramey 28:45. 50-59 - Richard Reynolds 32:19, Lee Smithson 33:42. 60-69 - Steve Bramlette 25:58, Michael Curry 28:54, Calvin Mote 30:42. Female, Overall - Shannon Steele 23:44. Masters - Anesa Davis 50:21. Grandmasters - Chantay Steen 25:18. 19-under - Pearl Magee 27:21, Ellie Nelson 41:13. 20-29 - Anna Wolverton 38:06, Joy Powell 38:42. 30-39 - Jennifer Ballance 27:29, Morgan Stokes 28:44, Julye Jenkins 33:53. 40-49 - Melissa Moran 50:21. 50-59 Katie Bryant 27:22, Melissa Hanberry 31:10, Cheryl Shelton 33:57. 60-69 - Cathy Pflueger 36:28, Kathleen Phelps 37:19, Cynthia Connelly 38:20.

NORTH CAROLINA Meleah Mikeal Half Marathon/10K/5K Lenoir, NC – 11/4 Male, Half Marathon: Overall – Humberto Cruz 1:18:26, Jared Yatckoske 1:21:23, Austin Edmonds 1:41:33. Female, Half Marathon: Overall – Mary Bruce 1:38:08, Hayley Bowman 1:51:57, Jill Konkol 1:56:45. Male, 10K: Overall – Mike Darling 44:25, Andrew Suddreth 57:02, Adam Felmlee 57:56. Female, 10K: Overall – Amy Goble 53:43, Kristen Gaines 54:25, Elina Snyder 56:46. Male, 5K: Overall – Trent Ashburn 23:46, Wesley

Yates 24:12, T. Felmlee 30:17. Female, 5K: Overall – Kai Sanderlin 24:01, Margie Mansure 27:30, Danielle Ragsdale 29:11. Full results: https://runsignup.com/race/results/?raceId=8622#resul tSetId-100266

Veteran Salute 5K Concord, NC – 11/4 Male, Overall – Blain Vanderhoof 21:54, Brian Gatti 22:19, John Hanes 22:59. 10-under – Edward Lawson 28:04, Miller Peterson 32:05, Cooper Bricky 44:00. 11-14 – Othavio Almeida 23:22, Andrew Lewis-Pitt 27:19, Conor MacDonald 33:08. 15-19 – Jeremy White 31:59. 20-24 – Spencer Livengoo 23:10, Curtis Wise 23:10. 25-29 – Peter Stipicevic 24:38. 30-34 – Phil Riley 23:50, Dan Scott 27:10, Nick Bossi 27:48. 35-39 – Christopher Carter 25:32, Soorjith Kombilath 25:58, Jeremy Post 28:35. 40-44 – David Baucom 24:22, Jonathan Rett 24:32, Bryce Wolfe 28:06. 45-49 – Mark Litjes 27:21, Chris Walsh 28:09, Tony Scime 29:24. 50-54 – George Livengood 24:58, Steve Wise 26:28, Antonio Nunes 33:49. 55-59 – Frank Hargett 33:47, Jag Sankar 36:45, Lance Jordan 1:22:57. 60-64 – Brian Hiatt 26:16, Rick Bonham 27:11. 65-69 – Robert Paratore 27:39, Tyler Westfall 29:50, Stephen Mitche 31:44. 70-74 – David Phillips 34:43, Allen Terry 39:03. 75-over – Patricia Lee 50:39. Female, Overall – Tammy Luikart 24:56, Regina Lawson 25:43, Susan Livengood 26:20. 10-under – Tummi Poland 37:59. 11-14 – Tori Wishon 35:39, Keely MacDonald 36:42, Jordan Thompson 39:48. 15-19 – Emily Muller 26:52, Lizzy Morton 43:04. 20-24 – Anica Stipicevic 26:42, Hannah Shinn 30:20. 25-29 – Ashley Scott 34:29, Arianna Burns 37:31, Alisha Vanderhof 39:43. 30-34 – Krista Bossi 35:50, Crystal Beane 39:43, Harini Gopalkrishnan 40:09. 35-39 – Jennifer Brackett 28:35, Allison Orant 29:27, Lauren Bredolo 29:50. 40-44 – Lekshmi Mair 38:38, Angela MacAulay 40:43, Christiane Cardell 42:58. 45-49 – Karen Walsh 28:16, Ruth Lewis-Pitt 30:09, Denise Murphy 32:28. 50-54 – Lorrie Hampton 27:03, Koling Rhoads 28:01, Terri Winowich 29:25. 5559 – Maureen McVeigh 26:30, Debbie Mullis 31:22, Rose Miller 31:36. 60-64 – Pam Clark 31:04, Thecla Windenhouse 32:38, Ruth Pitman 35:23. 65-69 – Connie Honbarger 59:28, Rita Pyndus 1:05:05. 70-75 – Eileen Baucom 50:48. 75-over – Patricia Lee 50:39.

Santa Scramble 5K Concord, NC – 11/18 Overall, Top 50 – 1-Mike Lawson 17:44, 2-Jeff Fear 17:58, 3-Travis Dixon 18:05, 4-Ryan Wakefield 18:08, 5-Matthew Adair 18:18, 6-Thomas Avery 18:26, 7Nathan Gillespie 18:38, 8-Kevin Stegall 18:38, 9Jonathan Preston 18:46, 10-James Pickard 18:52, 11Gabe Blackwelder 18:58, 12-Andy Inman 18:59, 13Tanner Roth 19:10, 14-Braeden Gann 19:19, 15-Sarah Faith McAllister 19:19, 16-Steve O’Brien 19:21, 17Daniel Estrada 19:22, 18-Oscar Gomez 19:24, 19Jackson Morgan 19:26, 20-William Adair 19:28, 21Scott Byrd 19:32, 22-Shelby Adair 19:39, 23-Jalen Moore 19:45, 24-Matthew Leder 19:56, 25-Barry Allen 20:05. 26-Brian Leatherman 20:08, 27-Bryson Rose 20:16, 28-Mark Howard 20:19, 29-Benjamin Carlson 20:20, 30-Greg Prudhomme 20:20, 31-Jacob Broach 20:26, 32-Ray Blackburn 20:32, 33-Sam Holman 20:33, 34Monty Coggins 20:35, 35-Koby Boyter 20:41, 36-Jim Demay 20:42, 37-Chad Champion 20:48, 38-Amy Cronin 20:50, 39-Samuel Raffaldt 20:57, 40-Drake Griffith 20:58, 41-Ryan Hawkins 20:58, 42-Jack Johnson 21:20, 43-Ben Johnson 21:20, 44-Garnett Hunter 21:22, 45-Stephanie Haigler 21:26, 46-J. Morrison 21:27, 47-Porter Peterson 21:31, 48-Joel Bibby 21:35, 49-Brylan Teague 21:36, 50-Tyler Trudeau 21:37.

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Asheville Turkey Trot 5K Asheville, NC – 11/23 Male, Overall – Andrew Crowell 16:15, Frankie Adkins 16:32, Javan Lapp 16:53. Masters – Kevin Fitzgerald 19:25. 9-under – Benjamin Bernstein 25:28, Julian Coladonato 25:44, James Mogg 25:50. 10-12 – Michael Haskin 20:56, Wiley Michel-Eaton 22:45, Coleman VanDyke 24:19. 13-15 – Eoin McNally 18:30, Blake Trantham 19:02, Jake Moore 19:05. 16-18 – Davis Turner 17:15, Ethan Geiger 17:46, Noah Shore 18:30. 19-24 – Abel Parker 16:58, Perry Shands 17:04, Terry Young 18:06. 25-29 – Jordan Bailey 17:58, Avinash Sridhar 18:17, Jeffrey Ford 18:35. 30-34 – Nathan Frantz 18:08, Noah Wiese 18:18, Alex McWalters 18:44. 35-39 – Andrew Brouwer 18:15, Joshua Fetterman 20:50, Robert Reed 20:50. 40-44 – Nate Rhodes 20:34, Dennis Wischmeier 21:24, Mark Harris 21:27. 45-49 – Stefan Colosimo 19:27, Jeff Trantham 19:37, Wayne Carter 20:18. 50-54 – Joe Watson 21:04, Andrew White 21:32, Lowell Ball 21:52. 55-59 – Lincoln Crosse 21:53, Phil Schaefer 22:02, Turtle Rothstein 22:36. 60-64 – Scott Hickman 22:25, Marc Voorhees 22:33, Jim Humble 24:30. 65-69 – William Ference 26:20, Bruce Johnson 27:36, Rick Hebert 28:26. 70-74 – Daniel Trubey 27:31, Wayne Brynton 27:31, Rick Lutovsky 28:24. 75-79 – Jack Kinsell 35:22, Lawrence Janow 42:52, Bill Whorley 45:39. 80-over – Richard Kranker 1:00:30. Female, Overall – Kate Schwartz 17:39, Eliza Parker 18:49, Erika Meling 19:37. Masters – Jody Smith 22:20. 9-under – Campbell Cloninger 35:05, Blakely Roberts 35:12, Sasha Novik 38:48. 10-12- Evan Walker 21:40, Drew Mascia 24:28, Natalie Nery 25:20. 13-15 – Sofia Wong 20:08, Joy Prettyman 23:15, McKenna Winterflood 23:41. 16-18 – Kathleen Norton 23:33, Amanda Cherry 27:12, Grace Sloan 28:01. 19-24 – Anne Worth 23:20, Olivia Menden 23:58, Meredith Hopkins 24:04. 25-29 – Kimberly Roe 20:15, Shaina Cales 20:29, Danielle Metz 21:37. 30-34 – Libby MacFarlane 23:44, Sarah Garrigues 23:47, Whitney Waters 24:02. 35-39 – Amber Young 21:08, Raquel Haro 22:16, Kirsten McCaskill 23:40. 40-44 – Kelly Whitlock 23:32, Carolyn Dorfman 23:36, Tia Bednar 24:03. 45-49 – Rhonda Devan 23:43, Susan Garland 25:48, Susan Osada 26:12. 50-54 – Ruth McNair 23:09, Kim Lachler 27:35, Cindy Eaton 27:39. 55-59 – Christine Ritchie 23:57, Kathy Rabenold 26:30, Rachel Rothstein 26:46. 60-64 – Kim Walker 30:16, Carol Rogers 31:01, Ellen Garrison 31:14. 65-69 – Sandy Byrne 34:35, Diana Gillispie 34:43, Rebecca Bell-Metereau 39:55. 70-74 Anne Garner 39:52, Lin Matthews 41:54, Judy Garry 44:09. 75-79 – Dinorah Kranker 51:37, Pattie Bock 54:40.

University City Turkey Trot 5K Concord, NC – 11/23 Male, Overall – Richard Harris 17:22, Ryan Medas 18:31, Zane Staratt 18:43. 18-under – Joseph Potter 19:11, Nicholas TappHughes 19:43, Burke Haywood 19:46. 19-29 – Seth Bollenbecker 19:12, Justin James 19:41, Lee Branscome 19:49. 30-39 – Jonathan Fries 19:50, Scott Hyland 20:07, Andrew Domazos 21:23. 40-49 – Kenneth Napier 19:38, Wayne Drummond 21:30, Bradley Lamb 21:59. 50-59 – Steven Potter 23:38, Steve Bond 24:10, Chuck Peacock 24:12. 60-69 – Jeff Yost 24:56, Chuck Lindsay 26:19, Walt Robinson 26:32. 70-over – Russell Berry 29:16, Larry Seavers 31:14, Russ Hoyser 40:22. Female, Overall – Katie Davis 20:02, Tasha Regan 20:25, Nicole Morgan 20:27. 18-under – Carolinne Macfee 23:58, Gracie Forrester 25:07, Mary Plott 26:43. 19-29 – Kristina Kerr 24:24, Sarah Pillsbury 25:08, Stephanie Wade 25:09. 30-39 – Jessie Romero 21:19, Rebecca Bechtel 21:42, Elitsa Bryant 22:44. 40-49 – Mary Hackenberg 23:31,

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SOUTHEASTERN ROAD RACE RESULTS CONTINUED FROM PAGE 15 Amy Weeks 23:40, Enna Lee-McNeil 24:06. 50-59 – Hazel Tapp 25:47, Helen GP 26:59, Reba McLaughlin 27:29. 60-69 – Joan Sobiesiak 28:58, Laurie Jones 34:19, Tina Bilotti 35:09. 70-over – Kathy Seavers 27:55, Pauline Wilkens 44:28, Barbara Lowder 58:28.

High Country Turkey Trot 5K Boone, NC – 11/23 Male, Overall – Daniel Osborne 17:02, Zach Hughes 17:08, Joey Bream 17:12. 5-under – Thomas Haizlip 31:47, Cameron Collins 37:06. 6-10 – Calvin Zwetsloot 23:32, Jay Meigs 25:29, Ben Jordan 26:18. 11-15 – William Curtis 19:56, Ethan Turner 20:16, Andrew Cole 20:50. 16-20 – Luke Muma 19:30, Sam Williams 20:44, Danny Ecker 21:56. 21-25 – Glenn Bailey 17:27, Lee Williams 20:43, Will Donohue 23:04. 26-30 – Jacob Watkins 20:24, Dillan Harris 21:32, William Horner 23:00. 31-35 – Isahiah Franks 18:20, Damon Braxton 19:38, John Tumbleston 20:30. 36-40 – Bob Swarthaut 18:31, Nick Trueman 20:29, Scott Pitts 22:27. 41-45 – Paul Jones 17:15, William Hunt 19:59, John South 24:08. 46-50 – John Williams 18:46, Nick Rupp 21:25, James Sherman 22:36. 51-55 – Mark Breyak 21:35, Bryan Crist 21:38, John Bednar 21:40. 56-60 – Terry Anderson 24:24, Tim Winslow 24:39, Cliff Baldwin 25:34. 61-65 – Tim Holland 23:36, Rick Lyman 24:01, Hal Monsees 25:04. 66-70 – Doug Blackford 25:39, Greg Russell 30:55, Bill Brettschneider 32:45. 71-75 – Gordon Sox 40:25, Bob Edmonds 47:55. 76-over – Larry Friedman 40:29. Female, Overall – Ryann-Rebecca Montgomery 20:34, Jessica Howard 20:42, Emily Crist 20:53. 5-under – Caitlin Cook 23:36, Miriam Blackford 58:07. 6-10 – Ava Curtis 24:38, Willa Rupp 29:25, Norah Sullivan 29:47. 11-15 – Taryn Moore 23:33, Kadyn Kadyk 27:07, Elise Haller 27:35. 16-20 – Hannah Curtis 21:23, Jessica Steen 22:32, Caroline Crist 23:56. 21-25 – Chloe Moretz 23:15, Emily Horner 23:59, Elise Sanchez 25:51. 26-30 – Lizzy Proctor 21:27, Erin Butler 21:31, Emily Brown 22:55. 31-35 – Lindsey Foster 25:15, Anna Parsons 25:51, Anna Oakes 27:18. 36-40 – Maranda Maxdey 20:55, Katherine Cranstenber 25:49, Celeste Carruthers 26:37. 41-45 – Julie Robinson 23:13, Krista Heavner 25:17, Jennifer Serino 25:23. 4650 – Catherine Turner 26:13, Heather Jordan 26:18, Carolyn Robinson 31:26. 51-55 – Stephane Crist 27:12, Corinna Stewart 27:59, Carolyn Donahue 28:23. 56-60 – Paula Domermuth 25:56, Eri Ohashi 28:44, James Stewart 31:40. 61-65 – Barbara Montgomery 31:39, Virginia Drizos 40:58, Lynn Friedman 45:00. 66-70 – Ann Hood 37:41, Carol Cummings 39:04, Pelham Edmonds 47:55. 71-75 – Ann Viles 29:22, Susan Stark 41:43. 76-over – Janet Poehlmann 52:38.

Ruby C. Hunt Turkey Trot 5K Boiling Springs, NC – 11/23 Male, Overall – Brent Ferrell 16:27, Justin Tucker 16:34, Gunner Hogston 17:11. Masters – James Howell 20:40, Joe Jessen 20:52, Noel Sweezy 21:40. Grandmasters – Gene Summey 20:51, Rick Gagnon 21:40, Edward Learn 22:12 9-under – L. Hogston 23:35, K. Schwister 30:12, C. Scott 30:24. 10-14 – Julian Arreola 19:58, Tate Smart 20:48, C. Gales 21:46. 15-19 – Jacob Bostic 18:50, Evan Revis 18:56, Timothy Learn 19:39. 20-24 – Cameron Ruppe 17:52, Brett Holida 20:01, Jacob Broach 20:23. 25-29 – Brandon McDowell 18:32, Robert Barry 21:10, Stephen Clowes 21:18. 30-34 – Peter Austin 20:31, Travis Rimert 23:46, Steve Rehnborg 23:57. 35-39 – Benjamin Ferrell 18:19, Stephen Brackeen 20:23, Tim Schwantes 20:43. 40-44 – Eric Schwister 21:40, Alex Roberts 23:02, Jason Vensel

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SOUTH CAROLINA Dashing Through The Glow 5K North Myrtle Beach, SC – 11/17 Male, Overall – Jackson Jeter 17:07, Ryan Caputo 17:08, Dylan Ortuno 17:50. Masters – John Henis 18:07, Gerald Graf 18:26, Dave Zwiebel 20:17. 14-under – Gage Floyd 17:52, Caden Livingston 18:08, Aidan Harrell 21:53. 15-19 – Darrell Ragon 17:51, Connor Chilton 18:21, Samuel Borisuk 20:12. 2029 – Samuel Samaha 18:22, Chris King 21:41, Phil Workman 22:37. 30-39 – Chase Blackmon 19:26, Chris Livingston 21:30, Heath Nance 22:35. 40-49 – Matthew Rice 22:38, Tim Vogel 23:17, Allen Poston 23:28. 50-59 – Phil Webster 21:32, Keith Hardy 21:54, Abraham Millan 22:34. 60-69 – Richard McAndrew 21:29, Kurt Trumbower 27:18, Bob Alexander 27:35. 70-over – Jim Burns 27:59, Skip Robertson 29:48, Paul Sapienza 42:38. Female, Overall –Wilsonn Jenerette 18:24, Jonelle Theresa 20:28, Silvia Ortuno 21:07. Masters – Kara Stovall 21:43, Michelle Christensen 24:11, Tammy Harrell 24:14. 14-under – Chasity Stewart 23:10, Claire Kingston 26:07, Elena Rhodes 27:08. 15-19 – Havana Charles 21:53, Krista Drozdowski 23:57, Eden Fowler 25:49. 2029 – Emilly Tay 21:24, Eva Irwin 22:36, Merecith Lambert 23:08. 30-39 – Kristen Kennedy 21:37, Michelle Kulcavage 21:45, Jill Kingston 21:57. 40-49 – Tammy Hardy 25:16, Charlotte Drozdowski 25:51, Antonia Birchler 26:07. 50-59 – Johanna Terrache 25:11, Debra Joyner 25:27, Laura McFarlane 25:36. 6069 – Donna Rasch 24:20, Dawn Galloway-Hale 26:56, Lanette Barnes 28:49. 70-over – Amy McGarrah 35:28, Johnnie Detrick 48:32, Beverly Perry 49:53.

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TENNESSEE Farragut Fall 5K Farragut, TN – 11/11 Male, Overall – Brent Bueche 18:58, Tyler Case 20:20, Timothy Rutherford 20:23. Masters – David Hinkle 20:53. Grandmasters – Mark D’Allesandr 21:47. 14-under – B. Newsted 25:23, M. Scrugham 26:04, Josh Heimel 30:45. 15-19 – Owen Retterer 30:45. 2029 – Justin Burgan 22:43, Boomer Dangel 25:30, Joshua Hardy 27:48. 30-39 – Nick Altic 24:42, Chris Beavers 25:42, Jonathan Addington 26:04. 40-49 – Scott Wilmoth 21:53, Brian Shugart 23:49, Scott Retterer 24:19. 50-59 – Bobby Liles 23:54, Terry Crowe 25:00, John Derdzinski 25:34. 60-65 – Doug Rhodes 29:24, Howard Fass 31:21, Larry Pace 31:28. 66-70 – Jody Hinds 23:22, Bob Markli 27:13, Alan Gassel 28:35. 71-75 – Lawrence Bushkell 35:00, Bill Salter 38:04. Female, Overall – Becky Grindstaff 22:11, Bonnie Enders 22:40, Sharon White 25:26. Masters – Kelly Davis 25:33. Grandmasters – Connie McCormick 25:59. 14-under – H. Byrd 29:34, S. Allen 37:01. 15-19 – Jenna Costanzo 33:36, Emily Allen 37:01. 20-29 – Brandi Aaron 34:28, Kaitlin Kurdziel 34:29, Kelley Short 40:57. 30-39 – Marlene Newroth 28:48, Andrea Heinzenberger 29:35, Karla Gander 29:59. 4049 – Melissa Meyer 27:23, Indya Kincannon 31:02, Kelly Retterer 32:17. 50-59 – Chang-Hong Yu 27:05,Amy Boles 29:50, Jamie Koonce 34:26.

VIRGINIA Yorktown Battlefield 10 mile/5K Yorktown, VA – 11/4 Male, Half Marathon: Overall – Andrew Osborne 53:45, Roger Hopper 55:52, Mark Tompkins 56:51. Masters – Gregory Dawson 1:02:55. 19-under – Glenn Glass 1:25:15. 20-24 – John Walker 57:03, Logan St John 1:03:17, Andrew Juchno 1:04:21. 25-29 – Leon Ulrich 1:04:30, Abraham Hartsell 1:09:04, Charles West 1:15:51. 30-34 – Ryan Doupe 1:04:05, James Cole 1:07:11, Philip McCollum 1:10:51. 35-39 – Michael Leech 1:05:37, Timothy Decker 1:09:06, Isaac Hartsell 1:10:38. 40-44 – Jason Miller 1:06:02, Carter Ficklin 1:07:06, Chris Schleif 1:12:54. 45-49 – David Lockard 1:06:26, Robert Thornburgh 1:07:36, David Anderson 1:08:03. 50-54 – Paul Pelletier 1:07:17, Steven Menzies 1:08:35, Robert Jones 1:14:14. 55-59 – Robert Whitaker 1:04:54, Vincent Ortiz 1:07:57, Tim Collins 1:09:55. 60-64 – Stephen Chantry

1:06:50, Andrew Cutler 1:09:13, Tom Murphy 1:17:59. 65-69 – Joe Day 1:27:59, Dale Abrahamson 1:28:22, Jim Duffy 1:29:46. 70-over – Langston Shelton 1:20:32, Larry Arata 1:37:34, Michael Daly 1:38:49. Female, Half Marathon: Overall – Rachel Wheeler Northup 1:04:40, Debbie McLaughlin 1:12:43, Christy Salmond 1:13:29. Masters – Rose Crist 1:16:01. 19-under – Sydney Carpenter 1:32:17. 20-24 – Victoria Barwick 1:40:17. 25-29 – Meghan Olson 1:28:46, Brittani Zarzeck 2:03:41. 30-34 – Sheila Scotti 1:21:55, Ashley Miller 1:24:26, Erin Remus 1:29:32. 3539 – Kimberly Decker 1:15:14, Ruthie Kreuzer 1:19:47, Elizabeth Schleif :24:49. 40-44 – Susan Hagel 1:21:19, Alicia Shoulta 1:29:29, Christian Carpenter 1:32:22. 4549 – Joye Cano 1:25:56, Marie Price 1:42:59. 50-54 – Nancy Delaney 1:22:10, Nancy Weaver 1:22:53, Kimberly Borges 1:23:08. 55-59 – Tammi Clarke 1:30:46, Sheila Jessen 1:32:48, Patty Coogan 1:39:40. 60-64 – Linda Palluch 1:33:52, Jean Phelan 1:36:18, Shirley Stephens 1:40:47. 65-69 – Susan Pruitt 1:44:42. 70-over – Betty Brothers 1:22:59, Barbara Biasi 1:35:40. Male, 5K: Overall – Simon Hermes 19:45. Masters – Phillip Miller 21:43. 19-under – Brandon Krall 20:32, Davis Ottinger 21:36, Wyatt Scates 22:42. 20-24 – Louden Mazen 32:11, Cole Bright 32:11, Robert Boler 32:12. 25-29 – Kitt Moger 24:44, Michael Devivero 25:44, Tyler De Los Santos 29:26. 30-34 – Ryan Maline 26:06, Jonathan Nonnemacher 28:49, Robert Hutchings 32:12. 35-39 – Chadwick Kratz 19:46, Tim Orr 21:49, Brian Smith 24:00. 40-44 – Greg Stearns 26:24, Rene Vazquez 27:53, Alexander Mateo 30:14. 45-49 – Richard Ottinger 21:54, Jack De Los Santos 23:55, Christopher Johnson 27:29. 50-54 – William Palagyi 22:55, Dave Haskiell 34:05, Scott Scates 34:39. 55-59 – Robert Swale 42:57. 60-over – Jess Brown 26:40, Lee Duckworth 28:57. Female, 5K: Overall – Terra Sarnacki 19:33. Masters – Becky Bean 26:38. 19-under – Karley Haskiell 23:08, Skylar Haskiell 25:07, Samantha Scates 26:29. 20-24 – Jessica Chandrasekhar 30:49, McKenna Deal 38:10, Emily Swale 42:56. 25-29 – Heather Wineman 34:18, Jessica Mapp 36:30, Sarah Hinkle 43:11. 30-34 – Christina Atkinson 25:46, Sherry Balik 30:32, Laura Orr 31:32. 35-39 – Melanie Bird 28:32, Kristina Dirodio 28:37, Kami Hardman 35:48. 40-44 – Laura Yaeckel 30:44, Kelly Stearns 31:03, Amy Knight 32:40. 45-49 – Lea Ferst 26:47, Holly Fawcett 39:13, Shannon Arenas 42:46. 50-54 – Mitzie Fernandez 27:55, Dawn Chandrasekhar 31:30, Michele Haskiell 34:04. 55-59 Lucy Mendez 33:57, Lisha Mullen 35:05, Minnie Smith 35:31. 60-over – Judy Pantelides 48:01. – Bruce Davis

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“We Run The South” Running Journal Race Calendar Race Directors: Submit your calendar information anytime on our website - www.running.net. Runners: Please verify information before traveling to a race. Abbreviations: RD = race day, RW = racewalk, FR = fun run, P/M = postmarked, W/C = wheelchair.

ALABAMA Jan. 1, Huntsville - 1/2/4 Mile Concurrent New Year’s Fun Runs, 2pm. Info: Randy McFarland (256)534-5509, mcbikeboy@yahoo.com. Jan. 6, Fairhope - Victory Bowl 5K & 10K, 9am. Info: Willie Foster (251)928-7363, nanafoster1@att.net. Jan. 6, Mobile - REBOOT Technology 5K Walk/Run, 8am. Info: ssttc.charities@gmail.com. Jan. 13, Birmingham - MLK Day 5K Drum Run - Birmingham, 7am. Info: Herman Mannings III (470)444-9844, info@leftoverenergy.com. Jan. 13, Huntsville - Xterra Alabama “Monte Sano”, 15K, 4 mile trail run, 8am. Info: Tim, tim@dirtyspokes.com. Jan. 14, Mobile - Servis1st Bank First Light Marathon, Half Marathon & 5-Person Relay, 7:30am; LifeSouth Kids Marathon & 1.2 Mile Fun Run, 2pm. Info: Marty O’Malley (251)438-2094, firstlightmarathon@ hotmail.com, www.firstlightmarathon.com Jan. 20, Daphne - Run for Shep 5K Run/Walk, 9am; Fun Run, 10am. Info: runforshep@gmail.com. Jan. 20, Elkmont - Elkmont’s Hound Dog Half Marathon, 8am. Info: elkmont13.1@gmail.com. Jan. 20, Mobile - Panther Pride 5K Run/Walk & Panther Prowl FR, 8:30am. Info: panther5krun@yahoo.com. Jan. 20, Pelham - Adam’s Heart Runs, 10 Mile, 10K & 5K; 9am. Info: adamsheart@birminghamtrackclub.com. Jan. 20, Scottsboro - Frigid 5K Trail Run & Polar Plunge, 8am. Info: Lindey Nelson (256)525-6243, lindeyknelson@gmail.com. Jan. 27, Centre - The Cherokee Chop 10K, 5K & 1 Mile FR; 10am. Info: mawilliamson@cherokeek12.org. Jan. 27, Dothan - The Southeast Alabama Community Foundation Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: Millie Armstrong (334)446-0427, millie.armstrong@sacfinfo.org. Jan. 27, Fairhope - Pirate Dash 5K Run/Walk & FR, 8am. Info: Margaret Olive (251)401-8039, mlolive@bellsouth.net. Jan. 28, Gulf Shores - Big Beach Marathon, Half Marathon &

Marathon Relay; 8am. Info: (336)793-4311, mike@junction311.com. Feb. 3, Auburn - Brookshire Memorial 5K, 8:30am; 1 Mile FR, 8am. Info: auburnfirefightersassociation@gmail.com. Feb. 3, Northport - Roarin’ Run 5K, 9am. Info: scottlloydpeters@gmail.com. Feb. 3, Wetumpka - Paint the Park for Jody 5K Color Fun Run, 9am. Info: runsignup.com. Feb. 9-11, Birmingham - Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend, 2/10: Superhero 5K, 8am; 2/11: Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon Wheelchair, 7am. Info: Kim Gillikin (205)8707771, kim@bhmevents.com. Feb. 10, Harvest - Hug-A-Cub 5K, 8am. Info: ees5kracedirector@gmail.com. Feb. 10, Moulton - Black Warrior/Phillip Parker 50K, 50K Relay, 25K & 5 Mile Trail Runs; 8am. Info: Jay Baxter (256)303-1948, keith@blackwarrior50k.com. Feb. 11, Huntsville - Winter Winds 2 & 4 Mile Road Race & Kids FR, 2pm. Info: Linda Scavarda (256)679-1582, winterwindsroadraces@gmail.com. Feb. 11, Mobile - Jim Cain Classic 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run & Moon Pie Dash; 8am. Info: Margaret Olive (251)401-8039, mlolive@bellsouth.net. Feb. 17, Altoona - Duellator Sweetheart Obstacle Competition, 42 obstacle partner race; 9am. Info: sbush_bethel@hotmail.com. Feb. 17, Auburn - Love Your Heart Run & Crank Your Heart Ride, 10K Run 7:30am; 1 Mile Run 8am; 15 Mile Bike 9:45am. Info: loveyourheartauburn@gmail.com. Feb. 17, Birmingham - The Great Amazing Race Family Friendly Adventure/Obstacle Race, 1.5 Mile w/Challenge Stations; 2pm. Info: Great Amazing Race (513)518-0528, info@greatamazingrace.com. Feb. 17, Gulf Shores - Sea Turtle 1/2 Marathon & Sweetheart 5K Run/Walk, 7:30am/Half Marathon, 8:30am/1 Mile FR, 9am/5K Run/ Walk. Info: LaffRunClub@gmail.com. Feb. 18, Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island - Battle of Mobile Bay 5K Run/Walk, 8:30am. Info: Port City Pacers (251)473-7223.

Grand Prix 40 Standings Below are the standings following the first three races of the season, the Midnight Flight 10K, Hero Half Marathon, and Magic City Half Marathon. Double points will be awarded at the Rocket City Marathon in Huntsville, AL, and all half marathons count for 25 bonus points. Point totals can also be viewed at www.running.net. Male: Overall Noah Billig (AR) 125 Francis Waithaka (AL)125 Drew Conner (AR) 115 Richard Kimani (AL) 115 Craig Adams (AR) 110 Gatlin Holland (AL) 110 Grant Skelton (AR) 105 Jordan Poche (AL) 105 Cyrus Korir (NC) 100 Byrt Bradbury (AR) 100 Geoffrey Tum (AL) 100 Dan Hollenbeck (AR) 95 John McCrackin (AL)95 Geofry Ngetich (NC) 90 Jake Lane (AR) 90 Michael Brown (AL) 90 Panuel Mkungo (NC) 85 Jacob Brickman (AR) 85 Connor Wann (AL) 85 Francis Kamiri (SC) 80 Adam Kees (AR) 80 Gideon Waithera (AL)80 Ricky Flynn (SC) 75 Henry Delaplane (AR)75 John Goodman (AL) 75 Brett Morley (SC) 70 Jonathan Dorris (AR) 70 Fred Kosgei (AL) 70 Eric Ashton (SC) 65 Matt Lewis (AR) 65 Chris Mahaffey (AL) 65 Andrew Baker (SC) 60 Shelby (Lewis (AR) 60 Jordan Yarbrough (AL)60 Eddie Posey (SC) 55 Mike Bolding (AR) 55

Bryan Heaton (AL) 55 Orinthal Striggles (SC) 50 Cliff Pittman (AR) 50 Will Couch (AL) 50 Yannick Fischbach (SC) 45 Jeff DeLozier (AR) 45 Christian Pegouske (AL)45 Phil Gregory (SC) 40 Luke Brasuell (AR) 40 Danny Shaffield (AL) 40 Joseph McMahon (TN) 35 Christian Beasley (AR) 35 Drew Kilgore (AL) 35 Dennis Funk (SC) 30 Vinny Sweeney (AR) 30 Richard Marlar (AR) 30 Cary Morgan (AL) 30 Benjamin Tuck (AL) 30 Fernando Gallardo (SC) 25 Billy Harton (SC) 20 George Sykes (SC) 15 Jeffrey Carroll (SC) 10 Billy Hughes (SC) 5 Hasai Morales (SC) 5 Male: Masters Noah Billig (AR) 125 Fred Kosgei (AL) 125 Jacob Brickman (AR) 110 Bryan Heaton (AL) 110 Eric Ashton (SC) 100 Adam Kees (AR) 95 Danny Shaffield (AL) 95 Eddie Posey (SC) 85 Jeff DeLozier (AR) 80 Cary Morgan (AL) 80 Orinthal Striggles (SC) 70 Leobardo Bardales (AR) 65

Jon Graham (AL) 65 Fernando Gallardo (SC) 55 Jason Cashman (AR) 55 Brannon Buck (AL) 55 Richard Esch (AR) 45 Kurt Milliman (AL) 45 Billy Harton (SC) 40 Dusty Gray (AR) 35 Ryan Knight (AL) 35 Billy Hughes (SC) 30 Hasai Morales (SC) 20 Christopher Luplow (SC) 10 Male: Grandmasters Richard Marlar (AR) 125 Jeff Clark (AL) 125 Nathan Slaton (AR) 110 John Casterline (AL) 110 Wayne Doerksen (SC) 100 Michael Corral (AR) 95 Michael Gann (AL) 95 Dan Johnson (SC) 85 John Dolan (AR) 80 Fred Shepherd (AL) 80 Rick Keizer (SC) 70 Michael Riha (AR) 65 Kevin Roberson (AL) 65 Edgardo Rodriguez (SC) 55 Randall Thompson (AR)55 Michael James (AL 55 Rodney Sample (AR) 45 Allen Crawford (AL) 45 David Pressley (SC) 40 Vince Robinson (AR) 35 Joey Rosser (AL) 35 Watson McBride (SC) 30 Keith Hunter (SC) 20 Male: Sr. Grandmasters Joey Anderson (NC) 305 Steve Smith (AR) 110 James Williams (AL) 110 Dennis Funk (SC) 100 Fred Fullerton (AR) 95 Ekkehard Bonatz (AL)95 George Sykes (SC) 85 Alan Hargrave (AL 80 Jerry Hutto (SC) 70 70 Jim Chesnutt (AL) 65

www.running.net Feb. 24, Alexander City - Russell Forest Run, 10K 7:45am; 5K 7:55am. Info: (256)397-1019, russellforestrun@russelllands.com. Feb. 24, Saraland - Spartan Pride 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile FR; 8am. Info: Margaret Olive (251)401-8039, mlolive@bellsouth.net. Feb. 24, Southside - The Panther Prowl 5K Run, 8am. Info: Joan Coker (256)239-4284, joantcoker@gmail.com. Feb. 24, Spanish Fort - The Gator Chase 5K, 8am; Fun Run, 9am. Info: Sheren LeBlanc (251)604-3728, director@sfeef.com.

March 3, Birmingham - 3rd Annual Birmingham Wine 10K presented by Lemak Health, 8am; $45 by 12/31; Running Journal Grand Prix Event. Info: www.wine10k.com. See Ad page 6. March 3, Birmingham - Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K Run, 8am; 1 Mile FR/Walk, 9am. Info: jgbuxton@jeffersonstate.edu or lholmes@jeffersonstate.edu. March 3, Mobile - Colors of Cancer Glow Run - 5K Run/Walk & Fun Run; 6:30pm. Info: Margaret Olive (251)401-8039, mlolive@bellsouth.net. March 3, Tuscaloosa - Miracle League’s Run for the Diamond 5K, 8am; Kids FR, 9:30am. Info: oprobinson2@gmail.com. March 10, Birmingham - Village 2 Village 10K & 7.5K, 7:30am. Info: coachalex@resoluterunning.com. March 10, Montgomery - The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Montgomery Half Marathon, 7am; 5K, 7:15am. Info: hardy@montgomerymultisport.com.

March 10, Moody - Miracles in Motion 5K, 8am; 1 Mile, 9am; $30/5K, $15/1 Mile by 3/10 (4am); after $35/5K, $20/1 Mile. Info: Moody Miracle League, 670 Park Ave., Moody, AL 35004; Steve Sebastian (205)225-9444, moodymiracleleague@gmail.com, https:// runsignup.com/Race/AL/Moody/ MiraclesInMotion5K March 17, Birmingham - Restoration Run 15K & 5K, 8am. Info: Trish Portuese (205)933-8911, info@championship-racing.com. March 24, Birmingham - Rumpshaker 5K, 8am. Info: Trish Portuese (205)933-8911, trish@championship-racing.com. March 24, Birmingham - UAB OT 5K Run/Walk, 8am; 1 Mile FR, 10am. Info: jfh317@uab.edu. March 24, Mobile - Azalea Trail Run, 10K 8am; 5K 8:15am; 2K FR 9:30am. Info Port City Pacers (251)473-7223. March 24, Selma - Selma to Montgomery 51 Mile Relay, 1-4 (ultra team), 5-9 (regular team); 6am. Info: info@wjrclub.com.

Running Journal Make a Great Gift! Wayne Manord (AL) 55 Rick Haley (AL) 45 Ted Rust (NC) 40 Jim Clark (AL) 35 Victor Levy (GA) 30 Harold Benton (GA) 20 Doug Booth (SC) 10 Male: Veterans Peter Russell (FL) 125 Michael Kasha (SC) 100 Terry Reeves (SC) 85 Darrell Davis (SC) 70 William Beckwith (SC) 55 Dan Shoaf (SC) 40 Female: Overall Shawanna White (SC) 205 Peri Hefferman (AR) 125 Mary Hudson (AR) 115 Joy Miller (SC) 115 Ashton Holland (AR) 110 Justyna Mudy-Mader (AL)110 Paige Funkhouser (AR) 105 Veronica Eder (AL) 105 Eglay Nalyanya (NC) 100 Nicole Urban (AR) 100 Lori Williamson (AL) 100 Laine Many (AR) 95 Elizabeth Laseter (AL)95 Nicole Dimercurio (NC)90 Maddisyn Robinson (AR) 90 Malin Terry (AL) 90 Purity Mumene (SC) 85 Allie Brasuell (AR) 85 Jennifer Dunn (AL) 85 Katy Fowler (AR) 80 Libet Anderson (AL) 80 Karen Becker (SC) 75 Paige Williams (AR) 75 Sarah Kluth (AL) 75 Kellie Eaves (SC) 70 Shannon Bowers (AR) 70 Elizabeth Kivus (AL) 70 Mary Taylor (SC) 65 Kaylie Slaughter (AR) 65 Keri Frazier (AL) 65 Reagan Smith (SC) 60 Rebecca Moix (AR) 60

ARKANSAS Jan. 1, Fayetteville - Black Eyed Pea New Years 5K/10K, 10am. Info: (479)790-6491, doug@oleforjoses.com.

Jan. 13, Fayetteville - Frozen Toes Trail 15K Run or Bike, 15K Run 9am; Bike 12pm; $25 before 12/12, after 12/12 $35. Info: Tiffany Hoover (479)444-3463, thoover@fayettevillear.gov; Website: www.fayetteville-ar.gov/ frozentoes; Online registration: www.fayetteville.onlinesignup.org Jan. 20, Greenwood - Amelia’s Gift 5K, 9am. Info: (479)4619625, jmorgan90@gmail.com. Jan. 20, Mountain Home - David’s Trail 50K, 8am; 25K, 9am; 7K, 10am. Info: (870)404-8363, paul@pirateperryevents.com. Jan. 27, Wynne - Village Creek 25K & 10K, 8:30am. Info: ecook5381@aol.com. Feb. 3, Conway - Freezin for a Reason 5K/10K, 9am. Info: (501)450-0512, freezin4areason@yahoo.com. Feb. 10, Lake Village, AR to Greenville, MS - Mississippi River Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: (501)650-3400, mississippirivermarathon@gmail.com. Feb. 11, Benton - Love Your Neighbor 5K, 3pm. Info: (501)7227904, steve.ashley85@gmail.com. Feb. 11, Fort Smith - Fort Smith Marathon, Half Marathon & Relays; 8am. Info: (479)719-3730, samantha.cole@mercy.net. Feb. 17, Little Rock - MLK 5K, 8am. Info: (501)231-3730, bjtorrey@sbcglobal.net. Feb. 18, Texarkana - Run the Line Half Marathon & 2-Person Relay, 7:30am. Info: info@txktrails.org. Feb. 24, Benton - The Beat Goes On 5K, 9am. Info: (501)7766746, matt.brumley@salinememorial.org. Feb. 24, Horatio - Never Give Up 5K, 9am. Info: (870)832-4763, gaylairvan@gmail.com. Feb. 24, Van Buren - King Elementary Run With the Knights 5K, 8:30am. Info: karen.wallace@vbsd.us. Feb. 25, Little Rock - The Great Amazing Race Family Friendly Adventure/Obstacle Race, 1.5 Mile w/Challenge Stations; 2pm. Info: Great Amazing Race (513)518-0528, info@greatamazingrace.com. March 4, Little Rock - Little Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Kids Race. Info: Gina Marchese (501)918-5321, gpharis@littlerock.gov. March 10, Alma - Alma Dog Run 5K, 8am. Info: (479)414-1929, cindybrown@almasd.net. March 17, Hot Springs - I Love LK 5K, 9am. Info: (870)833-2332, k.mcallister777@gmail.com. March 17, Washington - Jonquil Festival 5K, 7am. Info: (870)7225040, jltrau81@ymail.com. March 24, Eureka Springs - Victorian Classic 10K & 2 Mile, 8am. Info: (479)363-6586, victorianclassic@gmail.com.

Shannon Kirchmer (AL)60 Deborah Flynn (SC) 55 Samantha Holt (AR) 55 Mary Michaels (AL) 55 Christine Kitzler (SC) 50 Sandy Roman (AR) 50 Hannah Cutshall (AL)50 Kennedi Kimbrell (SC) 45 Deloris Hudson (AR) 45 Alexandra Perkins (AL)45 Ashley Stone (SC) 40 Anna Tart (AR) 40 Mary Blankenship (SC)40 Gail Audet (GA) 35 Kandi Jeffcoat (AR) 35 Raley Fountain (AL) 35 Erin Reid (SC) 30 Cherokee Gott (AR) 30 Allison Hazelwood (AR) 30 Brittany Hayden (AL)30 Ali Temple (AL) 30 Andrea McConnell (SC) 25 Madeline Helms (SC) 20 Darlene Rodillo (SC) 15 Christine Prado (SC) 10 Female: Masters Peri Hefferman (AR) 125 Malin Terry (AL) 125 Mary Hudson (AR) 110 Marianthe Grammas (AL)110 Karen Becker (SC) 100 Kandi Jeffcoat (AR) 95 Sheri Spencer (AL) 95 Kellie Eaves (SC) 85 Shauna Morimoto (AR) 80 Andrea Price (GA) 80 Darlene Rodillo (SC) 70 Mandy Broadstreet (AR) 65 Christy Birmingham (AL) 65 Rhonda Whitten (SC) 55 Jennifer Liles-Dorris (AR) 55 Heather Benoit (AL) 55 Charlie Scott (AR) 45 Claudette Poole (AL) 45 Chris Honeycutt (SC) 40 Angela Hewett (AR) 35 Danielle Cruthirds (AL)35

Kristen Lazarus (SC) 30 Michelle Burdett (SC) 20 Sherri Hughey (SC) 10 Female: Grandmasters Delores Hudson (AR) 125 Brooke Nelson (AL) 125 Mary Lack (AR) 110 Jamie Thomas (AL) 110 Christine Kitzler (SC) 100 Mary Stone (AR) 95 Vickie Varnes (AL) 95 Christine Prado (SC) 85 Tracy Mulvenon (AR) 80 Teresa Crain (AL) 80 Shirley Smith (SC) 70 Cathy Corral (AR) 65 Gayle Lantz (AL) 65 Tamara Hemingway (SC) 55 Leslie Bagby (AR) 55 Stacy Kadle (AL) 55 Debby Winters (AR) 45 Lisa Fuller (AL) 45 Jeannie Craig (SC) 40 Kathleen DeGrasse (AL)35 Susan McGraw (SC) 30 Lynne Ciufo (SC) 20 Lisa Wiles (SC) 10 Female: Sr. Grandmasters Paula Johnson (AR) 125 Debbie Evans (AL) 125 Angela Beyette (AR) 110 Terry Hooks (AL) 110 Deborah Flynn (SC 100 Lynn Oliver (AR) 95 Cindy Duke (AL) 95 Gail Audet (GA) 85 Teresa Chandler (AL) 80 Sylvia Bailey (GA) 70 Melba White (AL) 65 Martha Hutto (SC) 55 Deborah Russell (FL) 55 Amy Watson (AL) 45 Barbara Tidwel (GA) 40 Janet Butler-McGhee (AL)35 Female: Veterans Joyce Hodges-Hite 210 Peggy Dorsey (AR) 125


www.running.net March 24, Hot Springs - Dam Mountain Trail 10K, 9am. Info: Tony Jenkins (501)815-2383, alj_ins@yahoo.com. March 24, Searcy - Chip’s 5K, 8am. Info: (501)268-3223, drjaredcoxoffice@yahoo.com. March 29, Russellville - Race For Literacy 5K/10K, 7pm. Info: (479)968-4368, outreach@popelibrary.org. March 30, Fayetteville - Cow Paddy Run, 1K 5:45pm; 5K 6pm. Info: Melissa Caffrey (479)387-7116, director@mysparkfoundation.org. March 31, Clinton - Hunger Run 5K, 9am. Info: (843)214-0665, meaginwarren2@hotmail.com. March 31, Fayetteville - Iron Pig Festival 5K & Fun Run, 8:45am. Info: Bruce Dunn (479)521-7766, bruce@allsportsproductionsinc.com

April 14, Springdale - The Hogeye Marathon, Half Marathon & Relays, 7am (6:15am/early start); 5K, 7:05am; $90/Half, $80/Half, $180/Relay Team, $35/5K. Info: www.hogeyemarathon.com

FLORIDA Jan. 1, Clearwater - New Year’s Day 5K, 10:30am. Info: (727)CAN-RACE, XanaduRacemanagement@gmail.com. Jan. 1, Gainesville - Frank Shorter Mile Race & Mustache Dash Kids Fun Run, Men’s Race 12pm; Kids Free Mustache Dash 12:20pm; Women’s Race 12:30pm. Info: kvogel@jonesedmunds.com. Jan. 1, Naples - Dave Cranor 5K/Big Dave’s Polar Plunge, 7:30am/9am. Info: Big Dave (229)435-0939, webmaster@gcrunner.org. Jan. 1, New Smyrna Beach - Flamingo 5K Beach Run, 9am. Info: Swayne Parsons (386)944-7718 (o), (386)882-7422 (c), sparsons@blackcrow.fm. Jan. 1, Vero Beach - Resolution Run 5K, 10am. Info: info@runvero.com. Jan. 3-7, Orlando - Disney World Marathon, 5:30am (1/7); Half Marathon, 5:30am (1/6); 10K, 5:30am (1/5); 5K, 6am (1/4). Info: (407)939-iRUN. Jan. 6, Brooksville - Croom Zoom, 100M, 100K & 50K 6am; 25K 7am. Info: (813)232-5200, jim@tamparaces.com. Jan. 6, Destin - The Back Porch Jetty Run, 5.8 Miles on the Beach; 9am. Info: mgrbpdest@srgcorp.net. Jan. 6, Jacksonville - Healthy Start 5K, 8am; 1 Mile, 9am. Info: 1st Place Sports (904)731-1900, events@1stplacesports.com. Jan. 6, Orange Park - Resolution Run, 5K 8:30am; 1 Mile FR 10am. Info: Bill Krause (904)980-9189, resolutionrunrd@floridastriders.com. Jan. 6, Palm Coast - Masquerade 5K & Fun Walk, 8:30am; Kiddie FR, 9:15am. Info: (386)437-7547. Jan. 6, St. Augustine - Flip for Fun 5K, 3:30pm; Fun Run 1/4 Mile, 2:30pm. Info: (904)940-1895, wgvabc@gmail.com. Jan. 6, Tallahassee - Swamp Forest Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & Quarter Marathon, 8am. Info: gulfwindstrails@gmail.com. Jan. 6, West Palm Beach - Save The Panther 5K at Palm Beach Zoo, 7:30am. Info: Events Dept. (561)533-0887. Jan. 6, Williston - Devil’s Dash 5K/10K Eco-Friendly Adventure Race, 8am. Info: organizers@solutionaryevents.com. Jan. 7, DeLeon Springs - DeLeon Springs Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: John Boyle (386)736-0002, jboyle@altavistasports.com. Jan. 7, Siesta Key Beach - Andrew Monroe Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk, 8:15am; 1 Mile Fun Walk, 8:20am. Info: Stacey Monroe (941)320-9837, staceymonroe1@hotmail.com. Jan. 7, Spring Hill - Spring Hill Marathon Mania, 8am; Half Marathon, 8:15am; 10K, 8:30am. Info: Craig Levan (678)2228744, craig@mydestinationtrainer.com. Jan. 12, Jensen Beach - Run for the Falcons 5K, 6pm. Info: Lisa Holland (772)631-6611, lisa@teamholland.info. Jan. 13, Clermont - ELCLC Resolution Run 5K, 8am. Info: Joanne Brinck (352)315-6695, jbrinck@elclc.org. Jan. 13, Fort Lauderdale - 5K4Kids Run, 5K Run/Walk 7:30am. Info: Joseph S. Van de Bogart (954)767-6032, 5k4kidsrun@gmail.com. Jan. 13, Jacksonville - Best Damn Race Half Marathon, 7:15am; 10K & 5K, 7am. Info: nick@bestdamnrace.com. Jan. 13, Melbourne - Fight Child Hunger 5K Run/Walk, 8am. Info: (321)610-1900, fightchildhunger5k@thechildrenshungerproject.org. Jan. 13, Mt. Dora - Masters of All Terrain 50 Mile, 6am; 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon & 5 Mile, 7am. Info: racedirector@mastersofallterrain.com. Jan. 13, Ormond Beach - Run to Stop Crime 5K & 10K, 8am. Info: (386)212-6543, crimestoppers@cfl.rr.com. Jan. 13, Pensacola - Pensacola Beach Run Half Marathon, 7:30am; 10K & 5K, 8am. Info: pensacolarunnersassociation@gmail.com. Jan. 13-14, St. Pete Beach - St. Pete Beach Classic Race Weekend, 1/13: 7am/10K, 8:45am/Kids’ Classic, 9am/5K, 5pm/ 3.8 Mile Beach Run; 1/14: 6:45am/Half Marathon. Info: Alan Johnson (727)543-2794, alanj@runmsm.com. Jan. 13, Tallahassee - Bowlegs 5K Run for Scholarship, 9am. Info: Larry Giunipero (850)878-5569 or Bill Hillison (850)8934557.

Jan. 14, Naples - Naples Daily News Half Marathon, 7am; $80 12/1-1/8, $100 1/9-1/13, $125 Race Day. Info: Jake Hester, 945 22nd Ave N, Naples, FL 34103; (229)686-0173, jakeh@gcrunner.org, http://napleshalf marathon.net Jan. 14, Key West - Key West Half Marathon, 7am; 5K,

Running Journal • January, 2018 7:30am; Half: after 12/1 $120; $55/5K. Info: Barb Wright (305)2400727, bwpromo3@bellsouth.net, www.keywesthalfmarathon.com. Jan. 14, New Smyrna Beach - Shark Bite Half Marathon, 7:30am; 5K, 7:45am. Info: Joe Matuszczak (352)215-3134, redpointerproductions@gmail.com. Jan. 14, Ocala - Ocala Half Marathon, 7:15am; 5K, 7:30am. Info: (352)637-2475, chris@drcsports.com. Jan. 20, Titusville - Fly Fish 5K, 8am. Info: lboisseau@gmail.com. Jan. 20, Winter Park - Park Ave 5K, 7:30am; Kid’s Run, 8:45am. Info: Track Shack (407)896-1160, info@trackshack.com. Jan. 21, Clearwater - Clearwater Distance Classic, 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 Miler & 5K Walk; 7:05am. Info: Chris Lauber (727)347-4440, info@flroadraces.com. Jan. 21, Jacksonville Beach - Winter Beach Run, 10 Mile & 5 Mile 2pm; 1 Mile FR 2:05pm. Info: 1st Place Sports (904)731-1900, events@1stplacesports.com. Jan. 21, Palm Bay - Bayfront 5"K9", 5K 8am. Info: Drs. Paul & Jen Sikoski (321)725-4609, info@palmbayanimalclinic.com. Jan. 27, Atlantic Beach - Race Judicata 5K, 9am. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. Jan. 27, Charlotte Harbor - Hands Across The Harbor Peace River 1/2 Marathon Run, Ride or Roll; 7:30am/13.1 mi., 20 mi., & 30 mi. bike rides; 7:35am/Longboard 13.1 mi. race; 7:45am/Half Marathon race; 8am/5K; 8:05am/5K Fun Walk. Info: Hotline (941)5755435, info@handsacrosstheharbor.org. Jan. 27, Green Cove Springs - Hellcat Races, 50K 7am; 30K & 10K 8am. Info: Chris Rodatz (904)655-6511, crodatz@bellsouth.net. Jan. 27, Jacksonville - Wolfson Children’s Challenge, 7am/55K (individual & Relay); 8am/30K; 1:30pm/1 Mile Run. Info: wolfsonchildrens@bmcjax.com. Jan. 27, Melbourne - Tooth Trot 5K, 8am. Info: Jerilyn Bird (321)848-5940, jrbird23@aol.com. Jan. 27, Orlando - Florida Hospital Lady Track Shack 5K Run/ Walk, 7:30am; Kids’ Run, 8:45am. Info: Track Shack (407)896-1160, info@trackshack.com. Jan. 27, St. Augustine - Matanzas 5000, 5K 8am; Fun Run 9:15am. Info: matanzas5k@gmail.com. Jan. 28, Celebration - Town of Celebration Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: Ken Zambito (321)436-9742, tocmrd@gmail.com. Jan. 28, Lithia - Florida Challenge Trail Runs, Half Marathon 8am; 5K 8:30am. Info: (813)232-5200, jim@tamparaces.com. Jan. 28, Miami - Miami Marathon & Half Marathon, 6am; 5K, 7:30am (on 1/27). Info: FLEvents@lt.life. Feb. 3, Jacksonville Beach - Chariots of Fur 5K & 1 Mile FR, 1pm. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. Feb. 3, Lakeland - Holloway Park Half Marathon, 10.55K & 5K; 8am. Info: (863)255-2067, info@hollowaypark.org. Feb. 3, Orlando - AIDS Walk Orlando: Celebrity, 5pm. Info Alberto Piedro (407)645-2577, piedro@hopeandhelp.org. Feb. 3, Tallahassee - Chiles High School Wolf Dash 5K, 9am; 1 Mile, 8:30am. Info: Kimberly Dawson (850)228-3470, kimd143@msn.com. Feb. 3, Viera - Super Hero 5K & 1 Miler, 7:30am. Info: Kathy Heron & Rhonda Waterstradt (321)690-6823, superhero5kviera@gmail.com.

Feb. 4, Daytona Beach - Daytona Beach Half Marathon, 7:30am; 5K, 10:30am; $85/ Half Marathon, $75/Half Marathon Relay (per team member), $35/5K, $145/Speedway Challenge (both Half & 5K events), 10/1/17-1/ 31/18. Info: Volusia County Government, 123 W. Indiana Ave., Room 301, DeLand, FL 32720; (386)822-5062, raceinfo@daytonabeachhalf. com, https://dbhalf.com/runningjrnl. Feb. 4, Sarasota - Sarasota Music Half Marathon & Rockin 10K, 6:30am. Info: (201)888-8916, john@sarasotahalf.com. Feb. 4, Tallahassee - Tallahassee Marathon & Half Marathon, 7:30am/est. Info: marathon@gulfwinds.org, www.tallahasseemarathon.com. Feb. 9-11, Jacksonville - Donna Marathon Weekend, 2/11: Marathon & Half Marathon, 7:30am; 2/10: 10-K, 8am; 5K & Family Fun Run, 10am. Info: (904)355-PINK (7465), info@breastcancermarathon.com. Feb. 10, Kissimmee - KISS-IM-Mee 5K Run, 7:30am. Info: Kissimmee Main Street Office (407)846-4643. Feb. 10-11, Melbourne - Publix Florida Marathon, 6am; Half Marathon & Relay, 7am (2/11); 8K, 7am; 5K, 8:15am (2/10). Info: info@thefloridamarathon.com. Feb. 10, Melbourne - Brevard Zoo’s Bat Boogie 3K, 7am. Info: Running Zone (321)751-8890, events@runningzone.com. Feb. 10, Winter Park - Run 4 Love 4 Mile, 7:30am; Kid’s Run, 9am. Info: Track Shack (407)896-1160, info@trackshack.com. Feb. 11, Palm Harbor - Valentines Day Weekend Drunken Cupid 5K Run/Walk, 10:30am. Info: (727)CAN-RACE, XanaduRacemanagement@gmail.com. Feb. 17, Copeland - Everglades Ultras, 6am/50 Mile, 7:30am/ 50K, 9am/25K. Info: Bob Becker (954)439-2800, bob@ultrasportsllc.com. Feb. 17, Jacksonville - Swoop the Loop 5K, 1 Mile; 9am. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. Feb. 17, Jacksonville - The Great Amazing Race Family Friendly Adventure/Obstacle Race, 1.5 Mile w/Challenge Stations; 1pm. Info: Great Amazing Race (513)518-0528, info@greatamazingrace.com. Feb. 17, Melbourne - 5K Run/Walk For Autism Awareness, 8am. Info: childandfamily@cfl.rr.com. Feb. 17, Orange Park - 8K River Day, 8K & 5K 8:30am; 1 Mile FR, 8am. Info: 1st Place Sports (904)731-1900, events@1stplacesports.com. Feb. 17, Orlando - Quack Attack on Poverty 5K, 8am. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. Feb. 17, Sarasota - Bridge-A-Life Superhero 5K, 9am; Kids’ Fun Run, 8:30am. Info: jody@bridgealife.com.

Feb. 17, Tallahassee - FLASH 12K & 6K, 8:30am. Info: keithrowe@consultwithus.com. Feb. 17, Tampa - The Tampa Bay Tequila Run, 10K 9:30am; 5K 10am. Info: (727)CAN-RACE, XanaduRacemanagement@ gmail.com.

Feb. 17-18, Gainesville - Five Points of Life Race Weekend, 2/17: 8am/5K, 9:15am/ Kids Marathon (1.2 Miles); 2/18: 7am/ Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay. Info: Ricky Quintana (352)224-1616, rquintana@lifesouth.org, http:// www.fivepointsoflife.com/registration/ marathon-half-marathon-relay/ Feb. 18, Fort Lauderdale - Publix Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon & Half Marathon, 6am; Komen’s Run For the Pink 6K, 6:30am; Kid’s Fun Run, 11:45am; 5K, 7:30am (on 2/17). Info: A1AMarathon@exclusivesports.com. Feb. 18, Inverness - Whispering Pines 12 HR/6 HR Trail Run/ Walk, 12 hr. 8am; 6 hr. 10am. Info: Terri Hayes (352)287-2411, ultraterri@bellsouth.net. Feb. 18, Jacksonville - Running of the Bulls 5K, 8:30am. Info: (904)355-0155, info@arcjacksonville.org. Feb. 18, Melbourne - Eye of the Dragon 10K & Tail of The Lizard 2 Mile, 7am. Info: Brittany Streufert (321)412-1830, eyeofthedragon10k@gmail.com. Feb. 18, Naples - Paradise Half Marathon & 5K, 7am. Info: paradisehalf.com. Feb. 18, Venice - Sasquatch Trail Run, 15K, 10K & 5K; 8am. Info: rouillard64@msn.com. Feb. 24, Apopka - Real Florida 5K/10K. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. Feb. 24, Jacksonville - Ortega River Run, 1 Mile FR 8am; 5 Mile Run/Walk 8:30am. Info: (904)388-2632, kchunn@stmarksdayschool.org. Feb. 24, Starke - CIS 5K Glow Run, 6pm; Kids Dash, 5:30pm. Info: (904)964-7776.

Feb. 24-25, Tampa - Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic, 2/24: 15K, 6:45am (6:40am Wheelchair); 5K, 9:15am; 2/25: Half Marathon, 6am; 8K, 9:15am; $45/15K, $35/5K, $95/Half Marathon, $40/8K by 10/1/17-1/12/18; Michelob Ultra Challenges running multiple events 2/24 & 2/25 (see website for details). Info: (813)254-7866, information@tampa bayrun.com, www.tampabayrun.com Feb. 24, Titusville - A. Max Brewer Bridge Glow! 5K, 6pm. Info: Sheila Nelson or Steven Crouchley (321)264-4000 (x131), 5krun@sculptorcharger.org. Feb. 24, Viera - Thinga-Ma-Jogger 5K, 7:30am. Info: manateepto5k@gmail.com. March 2, Viera - No Place Like Home 5K Run/Walk, 6pm. Info: tpagliarini@familypromiseofbrevard.org. March 3, High Springs - Race the Tortoise 5K, 8am. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. March 3, Ocala - Strawberry Jam 5K, 7am. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. March 3, Orlando - Smile Mile, 8am (1st heat). Info: Track Shack (407)896-1160, info@trackshack.com. March 4, Brooksville - Long Play (LP), 6:30am/33 1/3 Mile & Marathon; 7am/Half Marathon. Info: Jim Hartnett (813)232-5200, jim@tamparaces.com. March 4, DeBary - Swamp House Half Marathon, 7:15am; 5K, 7:30am. Info: jennifer@finalmileracemanagement.com. March 4, Miami - 305 Half Marathon (formerly 13.1 Miami Beach), 6:15am; 5K, 6:30am. Info: (305)278-8668, FLevents@lt.life. March 4, Palm Harbor - Copperhead 5K, 4pm. Info: Jenna Grooms (813)342-4065, jgrooms@growyourevents.com. March 4, Stuart - Marathon Of The Treasure Coast, Half Marathon, Relay, 6:30am; 10K & 5K (3/3). Info: Frank Fender (772)486-3946, racedirector@treasurecoastmarathon.com, www.treasurecoastmarathon.com. March 10, Haines City - Orange Blossom Half Marathon, 7:15am; 10K, 7:15am; 5K, 7:25am. Info: Sommer Sports (352)3941320, info@sommersports.com.

March 10, Jacksonville - Gate River Run, 15K & 5K; 8am; Wheelchair Div.; $45/15K, $25/5K by 12/31; $50/15K, $30/5K 1/1-1/31; $55/15K, $35/5K 2/1-2/28. Info: 1st Place Sports, 3931 Baymeadows Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32217; (904)731-1900, events@1stplace sports.com, www.1stplacesports.com March 10, Marianna - Go-Pher a Run/Walk 5K, 9am. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. March 10, Melbourne - Brianna Marie Foundation 5K, 8am. Info: contactus@briannamariefoundation.com. March 10, Merritt Island - Tropical Tiki 5K, 4:30pm. Info: Deborah Skinner (321)454-1080 (x226), skinner.deborah@ brevardschools.org. March 11, Ft. De Soto Park - Florida Beach Halfathon & 5K, 7:05am. Info: Chris Lauber (727)347-4440, info@flroadraces.com. March 17, Dunedin - St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Runs, 10K 8am; 5K 9:30am; 1 Mile Run/Walk 11:10am. Info: (727)CANRACE, XanaduRacemanagement@gmail.com. March 17, Ocala - St. Paddy’s Day 5K, 8am. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net.

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March 17, Pensacola - All American Rock N Fly Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: Mike Kohler (301)788-9721, skkohler@cox.net. March 18, Marco Island - Marco Island Half Marathon Bridge Run & 5K, 7:30am. Info: race@marcoislandhalfmarathon.com. March 18, Viera - Excalibur 10 Miler & Relay, 7:30am; Dragon Slayer 2 Miler, 7:45am. Info: info@excaliburrun.com. March 24, Ormond Beach - Tomoka Marathon, 6am; Half Marathon, 6:30am; 5K, 7am. Info: (407)314-8583, don@runnershighracing.com. March 24, Titusville - Ben Strong 5K, 5pm. Info: info@benstrong5k.org. March 24, Winter Park - Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Winter Park Road Race, 10K 7:30am; 2 Mile 7am. Info: Track Shack (407)896-1160, info@trackshack.com. March 31, Brooksville - Croom Trail 50 Mile, 50K, 16 Mile Fools Run, 6am/50 Mile; 7am/50K & 16 Mile. Info: Jim Hartnett (813)2325200, fools@fools50.com.

GEORGIA Jan. 1, Athens - New Year’s at Noon 5K, 12 Noon. Info: Carole Black (706)680-7223, classicraceservices@gmail.com. Jan. 1, Atlanta - Resolution Run, 5K 10am; 1 Mile 10:10am; 50m Dash 10:45am. Info: (404)231-9064, questions@atlantatrackclub.org. Jan. 1, Carrollton - Resolution Run 5K, 1 Mile; 3pm. Info: woodardo2max@gmail.com. Jan. 1, Cumming - New Year’s Day 5K, 8:30am. Info: (770)6335511, lowell@fivestarntp.com. Jan. 1, Swainsboro - Resolution Run 5K, 9am. Info: goodman@ega.edu. Jan. 5, Elberton - Twilight Stroll by the Granite Bowl, Fun Run 7pm; 5K 7:30pm; 10.1K 8:30pm. Info: Elberton County Chamber of Commerce (706)283-5651. Jan. 6, Columbus - Red Nose Half Marathon, 8am. Info: caroleeluther@gmail.com. Jan. 6, Conyers - Phoenix Pass/High Priority Plumbing Frosty 5K, 8am. Info: Jean Yontz (404)775-8893, jeanyontz@phoenixpass.org. Jan. 6, Cumming - Dirty Spokes “Mayhem on the Mountain”, 5.5 mile, 3 mile trail run, 8:30am. Info: Tim, tim@dirtyspokes.com. Jan. 6, Loganville - Five Star Academy Super Hero 4K, 9am. Info: celeste@myfivestaracademy.com. Jan. 7, Atlanta - Extra Yard 5K, 8am. Info: (404)231-9064, questions@atlantatrackclub.org. Jan. 13, Brunswick - CIA Sports Club 5K Trail Run, 9am. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. Jan. 13, Dunwoody - Freakin’ Freezin’ 5K, 8:30am. Info: (770)633-5511, lowell@fivestarntp.com. Jan. 13, Johns Creek - Frozen 5K, 8:30am; Snowflake 1K, 8am. Info: Mark (678)895-2631, runningmanwest@bellsouth.net. Jan. 13, Macon - Pilot Club Chase 5K Run/Walk, 12 Noon. Info: classicraceservices@gmail.com. Jan. 13, Warner Robins - Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon & Relay, 8am; Half Marathon, 8:15am; 5K, 8:30am. Info: information@museumofaviation.org. Jan. 14, Jekyll Island - Jekyll Island Marathon, 7:30am; 10K, 8am. Info: Tony Hammett (678)653-4773, tony@peakracingevents.com. Jan. 15, Atlanta - MLK Day 5K Let Freedom Run, 8am. Info: mlkday5k@gmail.com. Jan. 20, Athens - Frosty Owl 5K, 9am. Info: klballew1@gmail.com, (678)227-9560, classicraceservices@gmail.com. Jan. 20, Blakely - Dr. James H. Crowdis Run 5K/10K, 9:15am. Info: (229)723-5070, tonygilbert@windstream.net. Jan. 20, Brunswick - Ninja Race 5K, 8am. Info: Jim Shields (904)318-8104, jimshieldsmra@comcast.net. Jan. 20, Decatur - Run With The Dogs 5K, 9am; 1 Mile Pup Trot, 8:30am. Info: bethanyatkinson@yahoo.com. Jan. 20, Marietta - Wonderful Days of Winter 5K, 8am; 1 Mile, 9am. Info: Anne Patrick (404)274-8866, annecpatrick@bellsouth.net. Jan. 20, Milton - Milton Boys Lacrosse 5K, 11am; 1 Mile Fun Run, 10:30am. Info: Carole Black (706)680-7223, classicraceservices@gmail.com. Jan. 20, Patterson - Superman 5 Mile Trail Race, 1 Mile FR; 9am. Info: okefenokeetcc@gmail.com. Jan. 20, Pelham - Pelham Hornets Fitness 5K & 1 Mile Run for Kids (12-under), 11am. Info: Ashley Cochran/Jason Blair (229)2948623, acochran@pelham-city.k12.ga.us. Jan. 20, Sugar Hill - Chilly Willy 5K & 10K, 8:30am. Info: (770)633-5511, lowell@fivestarntp.com. Jan. 20, Watkinsville - Jaycees January Jog 10.2K & 5K, 8:30am. Info: Caleb Edwards (770)318-4361, cedwards@athensjaycees.com. Jan. 27, Conyers - East Metro Atlanta 5K, 9am. Info: Jennifer Hargrove (770)789-2445. Jan. 27, Conyers - Tiny Trotters 5K (Steps), 10:30am; Lil’ Leapers Obstacle Course Dash, 11am. Info: Jennifer Hargrove (770)789-2445. Jan. 27, Dawsonville - Java Jog 5K & 10K, 8:30am. Info: (770)633-5511, lowell@fivestarntp.com. Jan. 27, Macon - Go for Red 5K Run/Walk, 9am. Info: (478)4449781, cbf@mycbf.org. Jan. 27, Marietta - Polar Bear Run 5K, 2K & Cub Run; 8am. Info: (770)795-3224, polarbear@jfbc.org. Jan. 27, Pine Mountain - Callaway Gardens Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: tricolumbusga@gmail.com. Jan. 27, Winterville - Winterville Snowflake 10K, 9am. Info: John Means (706)631-0402, john.means@billsbarbeque.com. Feb. 2-3, Tybee Island - Critz Tybee Run Fest, 2/2: 5K Run 6:15pm; 2/3: 10K 7am; Half Marathon 8:30am; 2.8 Mile Beach Run 12pm; 1 Mile 1pm. Info: runfest@critz.com.


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Feb. 3, Athens - Panther Prowl 5K, 8am. Info: Meganne Skinner (706)548-7281 (x29507), skinnerme@clarke.k12.ga.us. Feb. 3, Cumming - Surf and Sun 5K, 8:30am. Info: (770)6335511, lowell@fivestarntp.com. Feb. 3, Dunwoody - Tartan Trot 5K & 10K, 8:30am. Info: (770)393-1424, tj.mcgoldrick@gmail.com. Feb. 3, Newnan - Run For Angels & Chicken Q, 1 Mile FR 8am; 10K 8:20am; 5K 8:22am. Info: jillmcknight3@att.net. Feb. 3, Watkinsville - Dirty Spokes “Heritage Park”, 7.5 mile, 2.8 mile trail run, 8:30am. Info: Tim, tim@dirtyspokes.com.

Feb. 4, Atlanta - Hot Chocolate Ram Racing Series 15K/5K Atlanta, Corral Staging Times - Start Time: Wave 1: 7:40am; Corrals open at 7am & close at 7:35am; Wave 1: Arrival Time: 6:30am; Start Time: Wave 2: 8:25am; Corrals open at the time Wave 1 clears the start line and close at 8:20am; Wave 2: Arrival Time: 6:30am. Info: info@hotchocolate15k. com, https://www.hotchocolate15k.com/ atlanta Feb. 10, Atlanta - Go for Red 5K Run/Walk, 10am. Info: Larry Manuel (478)444-9781, cbf@mycbf.org. Feb. 10, Dunwoody - With or Without You 5K, 5:30pm; Love Bug 1K, 5pm. Info: Mark Vescio (678)895-2631, runningmanwest@bellsouth.net. Feb. 10, Savannah - The Love Chocolate Half Marathon & 10K, 9am. Info: help@savannahraces.net. Feb. 10, Suwanee - Suwanee Sweetheart Sprint 5K, 10am. Info: bngrotary@gmail.com. Feb. 10, Thomaston - Sweetheart 5K, 9am. Info: aaaraceservices@windstream.net. Feb. 11, Athens - Frog Hog 5K, 2:30pm; Tadpole 1 Mile FR, 2pm. Info: Katie (706)613-3615 (x235), scncinc@gmail.com. Feb. 11, Athens - Legging it for Lincoln 5K, 3:34pm. Info: boryles@gmail.com, rkeel@mindspring.com. Feb. 11, Suwanee - Suwanee Half Marathon, 7am. Info: (770)377-7763, performanceraceservices@gmail.com. Feb. 17, Bogart - Lightning Bolt 5K, 8:15am. Info: sburrell@oconeeschools.org. Feb. 17, Suwanee - Kupcakes and Kandy 5K, 8am. Info: (678)985-3921, rob@fundracers.org. Feb. 17, Winder - Xterra Georgia “Thrill in the Hills”, 42K, 21K, 5 mile trail run, 7:30am. Info: Tim, tim@dirtyspokes.com. Feb. 24, Augusta - Augusta University Half Marathon, 7:15am; 10K, 7:35am; 5K, 7:45am. Info: (706)722-8326, info@augustasportscouncil.org, www.augustahalf.org. Feb. 24, Jesup - Yellow Jacket 5K Run/Walk, 9am; 1 Mile Buzz Run, 8:30am. Info: Kathy Broadhead (912)427-4707, kathybroadhead@bellsouth.net. Feb. 24, Watkinsville - Habitat Hustle 5K Run/Walk, 1pm. Info: Carole Black (706)680-7223, classicraceservices@gmail.com. March 3, Albany - Snickers Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am (wheelchair & hand crank 6:45am). Info: (229)317-4760, info@albanymarathon.com. March 3, Atlanta - Dental Dash at Dawn 5K Run/Walk, 8am. Info: rachel@orionsportstiming.com. March 3, Monroe - Georgia ICE Fastpitch Softball ICE 5K Run/ Walk, 2pm. Info: jerja6211@gmail.com, classicraceservices@gmail.com. March 10, Cumming - Dirty Spokes “Charleston Park”, 10K, 4.1 mile trail run, 8:30am. Info: Tim, tim@dirtyspokes.com. March 10, Marietta - Tritt Trot 5K & 1 Miler, 7:30am. Info: tritttrot@trittpta.org. March 10, Peachtree City - Run Like A Diva Half Marathon, 7:35am; 5K, 7:15am. Info: info@runlikeadiva.com, www.runlikeadiva.com. March 10, Rome - Berry Half Marathon & 10K, 8am; 5K, 8:20am. Info: info@berryhalfmarathon.com. March 11, Kennesaw - Racing Sunlight, the Tropical Smoothie Cafe 5K in Paradise, 8am. Info: Mark Vescio (678)895-2631, runningmanwest@bellsouth.net. March 17, Atlanta - Shamrock N’ Roll Road Race, 10K & 5K 8:30am; 1K Kids’ FR 10am. Info: (404)261-7799, info@jlatlanta.org.

March 18, Atlanta - Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: Natalie Demarko (404)231-9064 (x128), ndemarko@atlantatrackclub.org, www.atlantatrackclub.org/2018-publixgeorgia-marathon-half-marathon March 18, Johns Creek - Lucky Leprechaun 5K, 8:30am; 1K, 8am. Info: Mark Vescio (678)895-2631, runningmanwest@bellsouth.net. March 24, Gainesville - Attack the Castle Adventure 5K/10K/ Fun Run, 9am. Info: (800)462-2338. March 24, Mt. Airy - Raider Race To The Finish 5K, 8:30am. Info: tbyers@habershamschools.com. March 24, Sandy Springs - The Brandon Haul 5K, 8am. Info: breaves@me.com. March 24, Savannah - Skidaway Island Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: help@savannahraces.net. March 24, Snellville - Gwinnett Life Run 5K, 9am. Info: rachel@orionsportstiming.com. March 25, Lithia Springs - The Great Amazing Race Family Friendly Adventure/Obstacle Race, 1.5 Mile w/Challenge Stations; 3pm. Info: Great Amazing Race (513)518-0528, info@greatamazingrace.com. March 31, Cartersville - Dirty Spokes “Iron Hill”, 7.5 mile, 3.8 mile trail run, 8:30am. Info: Tim, tim@dirtyspokes.com. March 31, Pine Mountain - The Great Bunny Chase 5K & Kids Run, 12pm. Info: tricolumbusga@gmail.com.

April 14, Roswell - Run the River 5K/10K Run, 5K Walk, 1 Mile FR; 7:30am; $25/5K Run or Walk, $35/10K, $15/Fun Run, $90/ Family Reg., by 4/13. Info: Steve Buck, 89 Grove Way, Roswell, GA 30075; (404)4088508, sbuck1945@gmail.com, www.runtheriver.org

KENTUCKY Jan. 1, Elizabethtown - The Cecilian Bank New Year’s Dash 5K Run/Walk, 10am. Info: sarah.vaughn@elizabethtownky.gov. Jan. 1, Fort Thomas - Al Salvato Memorial Frostbite 5, 5 Mile Run & 5K Walk; 9am. Info: greg@runningtime.net. Jan. 1, Lexington - John’s Run/Walk Shop “Make It” Resolution Run, 1 Mile to 13.1 Mile. Info: info@johnsrunwalkshop.com. Jan. 1, Midway - Frozen Rails 5K, 2pm. Info: bob@racerise.com. Jan. 1, Pikeville - Resolution 5K. Info: shelebrabartley@bellsouth.net. Jan. 6, Nancy - Rotary New Year Trail Run 5K, 9am. Info: george.corder@gmail.com. Jan. 13, Louisville - Frostbite 5K Run/Walk - Polar Bear Grand Prix, 9am. Info: (502)475-0024, lyndsey.estes@gmail.com. Jan. 27, Lexington - Urban Mountain Challenge, 31 Story Building; 8:30am. Info: bob@racerise.com. Feb. 3, Louisville - Fight For Air Climb Louisville, 38 Floors, 768 Steps; 8am. Info: Deena Kinkade Adams (502)363-2652, deena.adams@lung.org. Feb. 10, Louisville - Snowman Shuffle 4 Mile Run/Walk - Polar Bear Grand Prix, 9am. Info: (502)475-0024, lyndsey.estes@gmail.com. Feb. 24, Hodgenville - Lincoln’s Birthday 5K, 9am. Info: misty.bivens@larue.kyschools.us. Feb. 24, Somerset - SJWC Snow Shoe Shuffle 5K Run/Walk, 10am. Info: sjwckentucky1945@yahoo.com. March 3, Lexington - Ernie’s Bacon Run 5K, 9am; Little Bacon Kids 1K, 8:30am. Info: bob@racerise.com. March 10, Grand Rivers - Land Between the Lakes Trail Runs, 50 Miles, 60K, Marathon, 23K; 6:30am. Info: Steve Durbin (270)5561679, durb417@gmail.com. March 10, Lexington - The Perfect 10 at Mt. Brilliant Farm, 10 Mile & 10K; 9am. Info: (606)802-5600, shawn@gtraces.com. March 10, Nancy - Edurus 10K Trail Run, 9am. Info: events@vindura.fit. March 10, Versailles - The Lucky Leprechaun Half Marathon, 10 Miler & 5K, 8:30am. Info: bobbaney12@gmail.com. March 17, Burnside - Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk, 10am. Info: bobbyclue@gmail.com. March 17, Danville - Nitze’s Hippity Hoppity 3K Run/Walk, 5pm. Info: nitzeshippityhoppity@gmail.com. March 17, Frankfort - Good Shepherd Run for the Gold 3K, 7pm. Info: gssrun4gold@gmail.com. March 17, Owensboro - Color Blast 5K Run/Walk, 8am. Info: info@colorblast5k.org. March 24, Bowling Green - Run/Walk for Children to benefit Family Enrichment Center, Half Marathon, Half Marathon 2Person Relay & 5K Run/Walk; 8am. Info: Nickie Jones (270)7816714, njones@familyenrichmentcenter.com. March 24, Lexington - Quarter Horse Marathon Relay, Solo, 2 & 4 Person Teams, 3/5+ Person Teams; 9am. Info: bob@racerise.com. March 31, Lexington - RunTheBluegrass Half Marathon & 7 Miler, 9am. Info: jill@runthebluegrass.org.

LOUISIANA Jan. 1, New Orleans - New Year’s Day 2 Mile Run/Walk, 9am. Info: Chuck George, Race Dir. (504)884-7565, chuck@NOLArunning.com. Jan. 6, Alexandria - Wild Azalea Trail Challenge, 13, 27 & 50 Mile; 6am. Info: Spencer Martin (313)806-6523, spenopolis@hotmail.com. Jan. 6, Norco - Q50 Races Resolution Run, 10 Miles & 5 Miles Trail Run; 9am. Info: info@q50races.com. Jan. 7, Arabi - Jackson Day Race 9K, 8am. Info: (504)3042326, NOTC@runNOTC.org. Jan. 13-14, Baton Rouge - Louisiana Marathon Running Festival, Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am (1/14); Quarter Marathon & 5K, 8am (1/13); Kids Marathon, 10:15am (1/13). Info: (888)7862001, danny@thelouisianamarathon.com. Jan. 20, Avondale - The Flavor Run New Orleans 5K, 9am. Info: support@flavorrun.com. Jan. 20, Jefferson - Larry Fuselier Race, 25K, 10K & 2 Mile; 8am. Info: (504)304-2326, NOTC@runNOTC.org. Jan. 27, Lafayette - Al Comeaux LA-10, 10 Miler, 8am. Info: racedirector@cajunroadrunners.com. Jan. 27, Westwego - Run On The Bayou 10K & 5K, 8:15am; 1/ 2 Mile, 8am. Info: Chuck George, Race Dir. (504)884-7565, chuck@NOLArunning.com. Feb. 3, Metairie - Mardi Gras 5K, 10am; Kids’ Half Mile, 9:35am. Info: (504)304-2326, NOTC@runNOTC.org. Feb. 3, Minden - Minden Run for St. Jude, Half Marathon 7:30am; 10K 8am; 5K 8:20am; Fun Run 7:40am. Info: eramsey@maddencontracting.com. Feb. 12, Lafayette - Lundi Gras Bar-A-Thon, Non-competitive; Run up to 8 miles with stops at 4 Lafayette bars & restaurants. Info: Scott Schilling (337)781-9416, scott@latrail.org. Feb. 17-18, Franklinton - Q50 Races Extravanganza, 2/17: 6am/52 Miler & 39 Miler, 9am/Marathon & Half Marathon; 2/18: 11am/10 Miler & 5 Miler. Info: (504)390-8807, info@q50races.com. Feb. 18, New Orleans - Uptown Classic 5K Run/Walk, 8:45am; 1/2 Mile Family FR/Walk, 8:30am. Info: Chuck George, Race Dir. (504)884-7565, chuck@NOLArunning.com. Feb. 24, Shreveport - Celebration of Education: 50 Years 5K Road Race & 1 Mile FR, 8am. Info: run.srm@gmail.com.

www.running.net Feb. 24, Shreveport - The Southfield School Pie Run 10K & 5K, 8am; 1/2 Mile Fun Run, 7:45am. Info: kasmcdermott@gmail.com. Feb. 24, Zachary - Cast Iron Classic 5K & 1 Mile FR, 8:30am. Info: margaretgraves1129@gmail.com. Feb. 25, New Orleans - Southshore Classic 5K & 10K Run/Walk. Info: Chuck George, Race Dir. (504)884-7565, chuck@NOLArunning.com. March 4, Garyville - Frisco Fest Run, 5K 9am; 1 Mile Run 8:30am. Info: sanfran2@rtconline.com. March 4, Lafayette - Lafayette General Zydeco Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: christie@zydecomarathon.com.

March 4, New Orleans - Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans, Marathon & Half Marathon, 7:30am; 10K, 7am. 5K on 3/3. Info: www.runrocknroll.com/new-orleans/. See Ad page 24. March 10-11, Baton Rouge - Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon & 10K, 7am (3/11); 5K, 8am & Kid’s Race, 9:30am (3/10). Info: info@amazinghalf.com. March 10, New Orleans - Al Briede Gold Cup 5K & 1 Mile, 8am. Info: (504)304-2326, NOTC@runNOTC.org. March 10, New Orleans - Reds on the Run 5K, 8:30am. Info: monitetraking@hotmail.com. March 18, New Orleans - Shamrockin’ Run 8K & Guinness Challenge, 8:30am. Info: (504)454-6561, https://pem.events. March 18, New Orleans - Run for the Fallen 2 Miles. Info: jmahler2@tulane.edu. March 24, Grand Isle - Q50 Races Sunset Gulf, Half Marathon & 6.5 Miles; 5pm. Info: (504)390-8807, info@q50races.com. March 25, Baton Rouge - Anna’s Grace Quarter Marathon, 5K & 1 Mile; 7:45am, 8:15am. Info: Anna’s Grace Foundation (225)9311960, annasgracequarter@gmail.com. March 25, New Orleans - Best Damn Race New Orleans, Half Marathon 7:15am; 5K 7:30am. Info: (727)726-4250, info@bestdamnrace.com. March 31, New Orleans - Crescent City Classic 10K, 8am. Info: (504)861-8686, eric.stuart@ccc10k.com.

MARYLAND Jan. 13, Columbia - BithEnergy MLK 5K, 8am. Info: Willie Flowers (443)610-0716, president@howardcountynaacp.com. Jan. 13, Elkton - PHUNT 50K & 25K Trail Race, 9am. Info: (443)350-3852, bluesuede71@gmail.com. Jan. 21, Upper Marlboro - A Run to the Taproom 5K & 1 Mile Walk, 10am. Info: beth@gooddayforarun.com. Jan. 27, Boonsboro - The Polar Run 5K Family Fun Run, 11am. Info: mark@socialboss4u.com. Feb. 4, Silver Spring - Leo’s Run, 5K Run/Walk; 9am. Info: info@leosrun.org. Feb. 18, Greenbelt - DCRRC George Washington’s Birthday Marathon & Relay, 10am. Info: gwmarathon@dcroadrunners.org. Feb. 24, Callaway - Frozen Heart 50K, 34K & 17K Trail Run, 7:30am. Info: racedirector@frozenheart50k.com. March 11, Baltimore - Under Armour Kelly St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock 5K, 1:15pm. Info: billy@charmcityrun.com. March 17, Ocean City - OCMD St. Patrick’s Day Boardwalk 5K, 9am. Info: info@octrirunning.com.

MISSISSIPPI Jan. 13, Vicksburg - Chill in the Hills 10K Run, 5K Walk, 1 Mile FR; 8:30am. Info: (601)636-5703. Jan. 15, Southaven - DeSoto County MLK Jr. 5K Unity Run/Walk, 8:30am. Info: neffie.gatewood@preciouspearlsfoundation.org. Jan. 20, Starkville - Frostbite Half Marathon, 10K & 5K; 9am. Info: starkvillefrostbitehalfmarathon@gmail.com.

Jan. 27, Biloxi - 4th Annual Casino Bridge Run, presented by Harley Sports, and hosted by The Golden Nugget Casino;10K Run, 5K Run, 5K Competitive Walk; 8:30am; $33/10K, $24/5K Run & Competitive Walk. Info: Mike Pate (251)980-1045, info@harleysports.com, www.CasinoBridgeRun.com Jan. 27, Jackson - Mississippi Blues Marathon, Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon & Marathon Relay; 7am. Info: info@msbluesmarathon.com, www.msbluesmarathon.com Feb. 10, Hattiesburg - Mad Dash to Mardi Gras 5K Run, 2 Mile Walk & 1 Mile FR; 8am. Info: marleneshivers@comcast.net. Feb. 10, Lake Village, AR to Greenville, MS - Mississippi River Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: (501)650-3400, mississippirivermarathon@gmail.com, www.msrivermarathon.com. Feb. 10, Madison - Nate Rogers Race For The Laces 5K Run/ Walk, 8am; 1 Mile FR, 9am. Info: Mary Ford (601)942-2094, maryford1991@yahoo.com. Feb. 17, Hattiesburg - The Children’s Center Classic I Can Run, 10K, 5K & 1 Mile FR; 9am. Info: Courtney Tesh (601)266-4742, courtney.tesh@usm.edu. Feb. 17, Ridgeland - Southgroup 5K Run/Walk For Friends of Children’s Hospital, 8:30am; 1 Mile FR, 9:30am. Info: Cyndi Tullos (601)914-3220, 5k@southgroup.net. Feb. 24, Jackson - The Great Amazing Race Family Friendly Adventure/Obstacle Race, 1.5 Mile w/Challenge Stations; 2pm. Info: Great Amazing Race (513)518-0528, info@greatamazingrace.com. March 3, Laurel - Mississippi Trail 50, 6am/50 Mile & 50K; 8am/

20K. Info: Running Bear (601)425-7005 (d), (601)319-9602 (n), info@ms50.com. March 3, Tupelo - Run For Your Buns 5K, 7:30am. Info: Cindy McDaniel (662)377-4627, cmcdaniel@nmhs.net. March 23, Mantachie - Pilot Club of Mantachie 5K Night Crawler, 6:30pm. Info: Erin Carter (662)255-5903, ejcarter11@yahoo.com. March 24, Greenwood - Viking Half Marathon, 8am; 5K, 8:30am. Info: (901)274-2202, s2finfo@s2fevents.com.

April 7, Hattiesburg - Rise & Shine Half Marathon, 7am; 5K, 7:30am; $45/Half Marathon, $25/5K by 3/16; after $75/Half Marathon, $40/5K. Info: Hattiesburg Clinic, 415 South 28th Ave., Hattiesburg, MS 39401; (601)261-3689, susan.yarrow@hattiesburg clinic.com, www.hattiesburgclinic.com/ halfmarathon

NORTH CAROLINA Jan. 1, Asheville - New Year’s Resoution Run, 10 Mile Run & 5K Run/Walk; 10am. Info: (828)684-0812, support@idaph.net. Jan. 1, Beaufort - Resolution Run Brunch! Dash & Dine! 5K, 1 Mile FR, 5K W/C; 8:55am. Info: James Orr (252)902-9712, james@runtheeast.com. Jan. 1, Cullowhee - Run in 2018 5K, 11am; 1/2 Mile FR, 11:45am. Info: jeniferpressley@jacksonnc.org. Jan. 1, Davidson - Tightwad 5K, 9am. Info: chad_randolph@yahoo.com. Jan. 1, Morganton - Resolution Run, 11K & 5K 2:30pm; 1.5 Mile FR & Youth Competitive Events 2pm. Info: shoresmultisport@gmail.com. Jan. 1, Sunset Beach - Day 1 Run & Polar Plunge & 5K, 2pm. Info: info@coastalraceproductions.com. Jan. 6, Albemarle - Y Hot Chocolate 8K, 8am. Info: ktaylor@stanlyymca.org. Jan. 6, Richlands - Resolution Run 5K, 10am. Info: James Orr (252)902-9712, james@runtheeast.com. Jan. 6, Winston-Salem - Salem Lakeshore Frosty Fifty, 50K Run & Relay, 25K; 8am. Info: frosty50@twincitytc.org. Jan. 7, Raleigh - Run for Young 5K Run/Walk, 2pm. Info: runforyoung@gmail.com. Jan. 13, Browns Summit - Lakeside Trail Race, 15 Mile & 8 Mile; 10am. Info: dogg7460@gmail.com. Jan. 13, Cary - Mutts & Marshmallows 5K & 8K, 10am; Doggie Dash 5K, 9am; 1 Mile, 11am. Info: fitandablecoach@gmail.com. Jan. 13-14, Connelly-Springs - South Mountains Marathon (1/ 13) & Half Marathon (1/14). Info: brandon@tanawhaadventures.com. Jan. 13, Ocean Isle Beach - Run for Food Half Marathon, 10K & 5K; 9am. Info: Mary Pritchard (910)579-4684, maprita@aol.com. Jan. 13, Rougemont - Little River Trail Runs, Half Marathon 8:30am; 10 Mile 9am; 7K 9:30am. Info: littlerivertrailruns@gmail.com. Jan. 15, Chapel Hill - The Time is Now MLK 5K: Keeping the Faith, 7:30am. Info: rocts@unc.edu. Jan. 20, Almond - Tsali Frosty Foot, 50K 9am; 30K 10am; 8K 10:30am. Info: runningpains@gmail.com. Jan. 20, Asheville - Hot Chocolate 10K & 5K, 8:55am 5K; 9:15am 10K. Info: Leslie Grotenhuis (828)338-8380, leslie@hotchocolate10k.com. Jan. 20, Charlotte - Charlotte Running Company Trail Race, 13 Miles & 9 Miles 9am; 4 Mile 9:30am; Fun Run 9:45am. Info: Start 2 Finish (704)893-3800, info@s2fcharlotte.com. Jan. 20, Havelock - Run/Walk for Life 5K, 10am. Info: James Orr (252)902-9712, james@runtheeast.com. Jan. 20, Jacksonville - Steps to Freedom 5K Run/Walk, 9am. Info: James Orr (252)902-9712, james@runtheeast.com. Jan. 20, Pinehurst - Race 13.1 Pinehurst, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K; 7am. Info: info@race131.com. Jan. 20, Waxhaw - Wesley Chapel Winter Walk & 5K, 8am. Info: jeanninekenary@wesleychapelnc.com. Jan. 21, Hillsborough - Occoneechee Speedway Relay, 13.5 Miles (teams of 2 or 4); 1pm. Info: speedwayrelay@gmail.com. Jan. 27, Charlotte - CRC Winter Classic, Kid’s FR 1pm; 4K 1pm; 8K 2pm. Info: Mike Beigay (704)995-2878, crcwinterclassic@gmail.com. Jan. 27, Concord - Freezin for a Reason 5K Run/Walk, 12pm. Info: unccgmb@gmail.com. Jan. 27, New Bern - Steps to Freedom 5K & 1 Mile FR, 9am. Info: James Orr (252)902-9712, james@runtheeast.com. Jan. 28, Leland - Wilmington Symphony Beethoven 15K Run & 5K Run/Walk, 9am. Info: edfore7628@bellsouth.net.

Jan. 28, Salisbury - Novant Health Winter Flight 8K Run & 5K Walk - Oldest 8K in the State, 2018 RRCA 8K State Championship Event; 8K, 2pm (Push Rim Wheelchair) 1:58pm; 5K Walk, 2pm; 1/2 Mile FR, 1:30pm; $25/8K Run, $20/5K Walk Postmarked by 1/ 25; Race Day Registration $30/8K, $25/5K; Free for 1/2 Mile FR. Info: David Freeze (704)310-6741, david.freeze@ctc.net, www.salisburyrowanrunners.org. See Ad page 7.

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www.running.net Feb. 3, Coats - Souper Bowl 5K, 2pm; Kid’s Dash, 3pm. Info: Jen Bart (910)808-5646, soupkitchen5k@gmail.com.

Feb. 3, Cedar Mountain - DuPont Yeti or Not Trail 25K Presented by Hunter Subaru, 10am; $85 by 2/1. Info: Aaron Saft, 1400 Staton Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28739; (828)687-2825, runningpains@gmail.com, https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx? did=51657 Feb. 3, Conover - LEE Loves Local 5K Love Run, 9am. Info: runtimeraces@gmail.com. Feb. 3, Goldsboro - Heart & Sole Half Marathon, 8am; 5K, 8:15am. Info: jennifer.wright@goldsboroymca.org. Feb. 3, Ophir - Uwharrie Mountain Run, 40 mi., 20 mi., 8 mi.; 8am. Sold Out. Info: uwharriemountainrun@gmail.com. Feb. 3, Raleigh - Krispy Kreme Challenge 5 Mile, 8am. Info: info@krispykremechallenge.com. Feb. 4, Charlotte - Big Game 4 Miler, 9am; Kid’s 100 yard dash, 10:15am. Info: (704)338-2279, info@sisuevents.com. Feb. 4, Wilmington - Race 13.1 Wilmington, Half Marathon & 10K 7am; 5K 7:20am. Info: info@race131.com. Feb. 10, Black Mountain - Valentine 5K, 10am; Kids 1/2 Mile FR, 9:30am. Info: brittany.williams@townofblackmountain.org. Feb. 10, Charlotte - Hot Chocolate 15K/5K RAM Racing Series, 5K 7:15am; 15K 8am. Info: hotchocolate15k.com. Feb. 10, Greenville - Cupid’s Crawl 10K & 5K, 8:45am. Info: James Orr (252)902-9712, james@runtheeast.com. Feb. 11, Greensboro - St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Marathon & Relay, 10am. Info: (336)793-4311, mike@junction311.com. Feb. 11, Raleigh - Run for the Roses 5K, 2pm; Kid’s Dash, 3pm. Info: Elizabeth Warner (919)880-3147, run4roses@ncroadrunners.org. Feb. 17, Black Mountain - North Buncombe Chilly Challenge 8K & 1 Mile FR/Walk; 10am. Info: (828)645-7944, nbms8k@gmail.com. Feb. 17, Chapel Hill - Carolina Fever - Fight Cancer 5K, 7:30am. Info: gracems@live.unc.edu. Feb. 17, Charlotte - Great Chocolate Race, 5 Mile 8am. Info: Crucible Racing, LCC (757)849-8566, team@crucibleracing.com. Feb. 17, Charlotte - Charlotte 10 Mile, 7:45am; 4 Mile, 7:30am. Info: (704)893-3800 (x103), info@s2fcharlotte.com. Feb. 17, Charlotte - Cupid’s Cup 5K & Fitness Walk, 8am. Info: Carolinas HealthCare Foundation (704)355-4048, chfoundation@carolinas.org. Feb. 17, Denver (Cowan’s Ford Golf Club) - Valentine’s Day 5K & Couples Div. Race, 5K 9:30am; Fun Run to Follow. Info: Melvin Morrison (704)736-1860, mmorrison@lincoln.k12.nc.us, www.denvernc.com/valentine5k.htm. Feb. 17, Oak Island - Run Oak Island Marathon, 6:30am; Half Marathon, 7am; 5K Run/Walk 7:15am; 1 Mile Run/Walk, 8am. Info: info@coastalraceproductions.com. Feb. 17, Union Grove - Fiddlers Grove Half Marathon & Relay, 5K & 1 Mile; 9am. Info: Scott McLelland (704)701-6926, samfeet@yahoo.com. Feb. 17, Washington - Race for Epilepsy Half Marathon & 5K, 7am; Fun Run/Walk, 7:45am. Info: racedirector@raceforepilepsy.org. Feb. 18, Fletcher - Frostbite 10K, 5K Run & 1 Mile FR/Walk; 2pm. Info: support@idaph.net. Feb. 24, Black Mountain - The Black Mountain Marathon & Mount Mitchell Challenge 40 Mile, 7am. Info: Jay Curwen (800)6782367, jaycurwen@gmail.com.

Feb. 24, Charlotte - Southwest Middle School 5K Walk/Run, 9am; Pre-registration deadline 2/21. Info: Bruce Mckay, 13624 Steele Creek Rd., Charlotte, NC 28273; (704)307-1153, bruce.mckay@cms.k12.nc. us, https://racesonline.com/events/ swmiddle5k Feb. 24, Concord - JMRHS CTE Color Dash 5K, 9am. Info: kelly.botts@cabarrus.k12.nc.us.

Feb. 24, Ellerbe - Ellerbe Marathon & Half Marathon, 8am; $60 11/1 thru 12/31, $65 1/1/ 2018 and after. Info: Doug Dawkins, The Boogie Races, POB 96, Ellerbe, NC 28379; doug@theboogieraces.com, http:// theboogieraces.com/SITEMAP.html Feb. 25, Gibsonville - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Trail Half Marathon, 8:30am. Info: Richard Swor (313)304-0903, rich@triviumracing.com. March 3, Brevard - Oskar Blues 4 Mile, 11am; Kids Fun Free/ 11:05am. Info: (828)242-1123, pisgahrunning@gmail.com, www.pisgahrunning.com. March 3, Chapel Hill - Kappa Delta’s Shamrock ‘N’ Run 5K, 8:30am. Info: kdshamrockandrun@gmail.com. March 3, Chapel Hill - St. Paul Village Community Walk & 5K Run, 9am. Info: (919)967-3961, stpaulamechur25@bellsouth.net. March 3, Charlotte - RunJenRun 5K, 8am; FR, 8:45am. Info: (704)893-3800 (x101), info@s2fcharlotte.com. March 3, Durham - Florence Forth, 10K & 5K; 8am. Info: Leslie McDow (919)964-0454, leslie@aealliance.org. March 3, Fontana Dam - Fontandango 50 Mile, 6am; 50K & 50K Relay, 7am; 10 Mile, 8am. Info: runningpains@gmail.com. March 3, Maiden - Miles for Maiden 5K, 9am; Kids FR, 8:30am. Info: mesptokristin@gmail.com. March 3, Morehead City - Crystal Coast Half Marathon, 10K & 5K; 9am. Info: Mike Clark (336)793-4311, mike@junction311.com. March 3, Raleigh - Umstead Trail Marathon, 9am. Info: committee@umsteadmarathon.com.

Running Journal • January, 2018 March 3, Troutman - Sprint Into Spring 10K, 5K, Family FR; 9am. Info: Emily Watson (704)528-7600, ewatson@troutmannc.gov. March 10, Charlotte - BB&T Corporate Cup Half Marathon, 7:40am; 5K, 8:15am. Info: (704)716-6400, corporatecup@ymcacharlotte.org. March 10, Charlotte - Mad Park 5K, 8am. Info: madisonpark5k@icloud.com. March 10, Conover - Tri-City Christian School Walk, Run, Soar 5K; 8:30am. Info: runtimeraces@gmail.com. March 10, Emerald Isle - Emerald Isle Marathon, 7am; Half Marathon, 8:30am; 5K, 8:45am. Info: doolsgirl@gmail.com. March 10, Kenansville - Squealin’ for a Cure 5K Glow Run/Walk, 8pm; Diaper Dash & Fun Run, 7:30pm. Info: shouston@smithfield.com. March 10, Lincolnton - NLHS iKnight Tech Drive 5K Trail Run, 9am; 1 Mile FR, 8:30am. Info: jhcastro94@gmail.com. March 10, Mooresville - Light Up The Night 5K Glow-in-the-Dark Run/Walk, 8pm. Info: samfeet@yahoo.com. March 10, Morganton - South Mountain Baptist Camp 5K & 1 Mile FR, 9am. Info: Kasey Stewart (704)770-1730, southmountain5k@gmail.com. March 10, Raleigh - Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Run/Walk, 9am; Kids’ FR, 8:30am. Info: srichardson0433@gmail.com. March 10, Raleigh - Sola Hot Mini 5K, 8:30am. Info: nicholas.vanderveer@gmail.com. March 10, Salemburg - Lakewood Leopard 5K, 9am. Info: lisa@sampson.k12.nc.us. March 10, Whispering Pines - ShamRock ‘N Roll Road Race, 8:15am 1 Mile FR; 5K 9:15am; 10K 9:20am. Info: rjsaunders5@yahoo.com. March 10, Williamston - Biggsanity 5K, 8:30am; Fun Run/Walk, 8:45am. Info: nikkirr_8@yahoo.com. March 11, Greensboro - Northern Trails Marathon, 8:30am; 10 Miler, 8:40am. Info: Richard Swor (313)304-0903, rich@triviumracing.com. March 16, Lincolnton - S Ray Lowder Spring Spirit 5K Run/Walk, 6pm. Info: mthomas2@lincoln.k12.nc.us. March 16-17, Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach - Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness, Marathon & Half Marathon, 6:30am (3/17); The Marathon Madness Mile & 5K, 6:30pm (3/16). Info: wbmarathon@gmail.com. March 17, Asheville - Asheville Catholic School’s Shamrock 10K, 9am; 5K, 9:15am; FR, 8:30am. Info: ashevillecatholicshamrockrun@gmail.com. March 17-18, Asheville - Asheville Marathon, 7:30am (3/18); Half Marathon, 7:30am (3/17). Info: idaph events (828)684-0812, support@idaph.net. March 17, Brevard - Transylvania Adventure Games, 5K w/ obstacles; 8am. Info: Michael Brown (828)885-2555, michaelb@mountainsunschool.org. March 17, Charlotte - Shamrock 4 Miler, 8am; Kid’s Leprechaun Jog, 9am. Info: registration@runforyourlife.com. March 17, Charlotte - Racin4Rescues Series Race #1, 5K 9am. Info: Donald Gullett (704)662-2904, donaldgullett44@gmail.com. March 17, Hickory - St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk, 8:30am. Info: (828)234-6065, runtimeraces@gmail.com. March 17, Hudson - Hall Pass 5K Run/Walk, 9am. Info: Matt Ingram (828)396-2188, hallpass5k@gmail.com.

March 17, Mocksville - St. Francis of Assisi 30th Annual Shamrock Run, 5K & 10K Run; 5K Run & Fun Walk 8:15am; 10K Run 9am; Register from Jan. 7-March 11: 5K or 10K (Students, 18-under) $20 (both events $25); 5K or 10K (Adults) $25 (both events $35); 5K Fun Walk (not timed, includes T-shirt) $15; Register before Jan. 6 and receive a $5 “Early Bird” Discount. Info: Church Office (336)7512973, director@shamrockrunnc.com, www.ShamrockRunNC.com. See Ad page 8. March 17, New Bern - NPSWC March for Sickle Cell 5K Walk/ Run, 8am. Info: tcuthbertson@ec.rr.com. March 17, Oxford - Granville Ambulance Chase 10K, 4pm; 5K, 4:25pm; Family Walk, 5pm; Kid’s Dash 5:30pm. Info: mkahan@granvillemedical.com. March 17, Raleigh - Mission Outreach Benefit 5K, 8:30am; 1 Mile, 9:15am. Info: Malcolm Deans (252)289-7952, malcolmdeans@wakechristianacademy.org. March 17, Statesville - Leprechaun Leap 5K Run, 8am. Info: t.cearlock@ymcanwnc.org. March 17, Sylva - Assault on BlackRock 7 Mile Trail Race, 9am. Info: (828)506-2802, barwatt@hotmail.com. March 17, Winston-Salem - St. Leo’s Road Race 5K, 10K & FR. Info: runleo@stleocatholic.com. March 18, Cary - Tobacco Road Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: info@tobaccoroadmarathon.com. March 24, Bostic - Bear Foot 5K & Fun Run, 8:30am. Info: ronaldmfuller@att.net. March 24, Charlotte - The Great Amazing Race Family Friendly Adventure/Obstacle Race, 1.5 Mile w/Challenge Stations; 3pm. Info: Great Amazing Race (513)518-0528, info@greatamazingrace.com. March 24, Conover - FootChase 5K & Fun Run, 8:30am. Info: runtimeraces@gmail.com. March 24, Cornelius - Hu5ky Hustle 5K, 8am. Info: sttarry@live.com. March 24, Jacksonville - Semper Fi Fund Beat the Bridge 10K, 5K, 1 Mile FR; 8am. Info: SFFbeatthebridge@semperfifund.org. March 24, New Bern - Neuse River Bridge Run, Half Marathon 7am; 10K 7:30am; 5K 8:15am; Super Kids FR on 3/23, 5:45pm. Info: CTKid1948@yahoo.com. March 24, Shelby - Charity Chase 5K/10K, 8:30am. Info: emma_4884@hotmail.com.

March 25, Fort Bragg - Fort Bragg All American Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am; 5K, 7:30am. Info: (910)907-3616, allamericanmarathon@gmail.com. March 31, Candler - Carry Your Cross 5K Run/Walk, 9am; Kids 1K, 10am; Little Kids FR, 10:20am. Info: janecannon@charter.net. March 31, Charlotte - The Final 4 Miler, 9am. Info: (704)9685666, info@sisuevents.com. March 31, Lincolnton - Freedom 5K “Run for Orphans”, 9am; FR, 10am. Info: josh.sugg@freedomchurchnc.com. March 31, Salisbury - Mt. Hope Church 5K Run for Missions, 9am; Fun Run, 10am. Info: Pastor Johnny Boggs (704)798-5700, Belinda Wyatt (704)213-1184, wyattbelinda@ctc.net. March 31, Washington - Special Olympics Beaufort/Hyde Rabbit Race, 10K, 5K & FR; 8am. Info: leyswendy@yahoo.com. April 8, Raleigh - Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Half Marathon, 7am; 5K, 8am (on 4/7). Info: www.runrocknroll.com/raleigh/.

SOUTH CAROLINA Jan. 1, Charleston - New Years Day Pajama Run, 5K/10K, 8:30am. Info: Lisa Deaton (843)224-7878, lisamdeaton@comcast.net. Jan. 1, Fort Mill - Baxter Trail Club New Year’s Day Trail Gnome Run, 18K & 5K; 10am. Info: (704)839-7555, trailmaster@baxtertrailclub.org. Jan. 1, Spartanburg - YMCA Hair of the Dog 5 & 10 Miler, 9am. Info: (864)585-0306. Jan. 6, Charleston - Bulldog Breakaway New Years 5K, 8am. Info: kutk@citadel.edu. Jan. 6, Columbia - Harbison 50K & 25K, 7:30am. Info: david@csraultras.org. Jan. 6, Fort Mill - Joe Davis Run for Recovery 10K & 5K, 8am; FR, 9:15am. Info: Brie (704)893-3800 (x101), brie@s2fcharlotte.com. Jan. 13, Charleston - Charleston Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: (843)790-9288, info@charlestonmarathon.com.

Jan. 13, Columbia - MLK Celebration 5K Run/Walk, 8:10am; Family Kid’s Fun Run, 8am; Before 12/14: Register Online - $25/5K ($20 w/o T-shirt); $10/Family Kid’s FR w/ shirt; After 12/14: $30/5K ($25 w/o T-shirt); $10/Kid’s FR w/shirt); After 1/10: $35 ($30 w/ o T-shirt); Race Day: $40/5K, $20/Family Kid’s FR. Info: Strictly Running (803)799-4786, gstrictlyrunnin@sc.rr.com, http:// www.strictlyrunning.com/MLK/Index.html Jan. 13, Dataw Island - Resolution Run, 5K Run/Walk; 10am. Info: janie@lowcountryhabitat.org. Jan. 20, Columbia - Red Shoe Run, 10K 8am; 5K 8:15am. Info: Margaret Deans Fawcett (803)238-0579, mdeans@rmhcofcolumbia.org. Jan. 20, Greenville - The Greenville News Run Downtown 5K, 9am. Info: dorothy@dfscreativeconcepts.com. Jan. 20, North Myrtle Beach - North Myrtle Beach Winter Run, 15K & 5K; 9am. Info: drjtroxell@gmail.com. Jan. 27, Columbia - Run with the Saints 5K & FR, 8am. Info: Mary Claire Cox (803)413-4169, mccox@sc.rr.com. Jan. 27, Columbia - The Great Amazing Race Columbia FamilyFriendly Adventure/Obstacle Race, 1.5 Mile with challenge stations; 2pm. Info: Great Amazing Race (513)518-0528, info@greatamazingrace.com. Jan. 27, Irmo - D5 Be A Fan 5K Run/Walk/Roll, 10am. Info: Frances Otoole (803)467-9419, CESABeAFan@gmail.com. Jan. 27, Sullivan’s Island - Charlie Post Classic 15K Run & 5K Run/Walk, 8:30am. Info: dawnkahley@gmail.com. Jan. 28, Charleston - The Great Amazing Race Charleston Family-Friendly Adventure/Obstacle Race, 1.5 Mile with challenge stations; 2pm. Info: Great Amazing Race (513)518-0528, info@greatamazingrace.com. Feb. 3, Beaufort (Lady’s Island) - Chilly Bean 5K & 10K, 10:30am. Info: rob@palmettorunningco.com. Feb. 3, Clinton - CrossFit864 Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk, 8am. Info: info@crossfit864.com.

Feb. 3, Columbia - The Long Run 15K, 8am; 5K, 8:30am; Kids’ Fun Run, 8:15am; $30/15K, $25/5K by 12/4; $35/15K, $30/5K 12/ 5-1/4; $45/15K, $35/5K 1/5-1/27; $55/15K, $40/ 5K 1/28-2/2; $65/15K, $40/5K on Race Day; $10/Kids’ FR thru 12/4, $15 thru 2/2. Info: Powers Tanis (803)227-2286, powers.tanis@mgclaw.com, http:// www.mgclongrun.com/ Feb. 3, Folly Beach - Save the Light Half Marathon & 5K, 8:30am. Info: (843)795-4386. Feb. 3, Greenwood - The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce Run Your Ice Off 5K & 8K Races, 8:30am. Info: curry@greenwoodscchamber.org. Feb. 10, Beaufort (Lady’s Island) - Hopeful Horizons Race4Love 5K, 9am. Info: (843)524-2256, codarace4love@gmail.com. Feb. 10, Charleston - Cupid’s Chase 5K, 10am. Info: cupidschase@comop.org. Feb. 10, Columbia - Race for the Place 5K, 8am; Kids’ FR, 9am. Info: jackrabbittiming@gmail.com. Feb. 10, Columbia - Cupid’s Chase 5K, 10am. Info: Lindsey Daniel (803)750-8998, lindsey.daniel@comop.org. Feb. 10, Columbia - Lagniappe 5K, 8am. Info: Craig Giles (803)608-1614, craig@gilesbrothers.com. Feb. 10, Fort Mill - The Jeremy B. Blevins Oral Cancer Fund

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Race For The Cause 10K/5K, 9am. Info: shelleybblevins@gmail.com. Feb. 10, Hilton Head Island - Hilton Head Island Marathon, Half Marathon & 8K, 8am. Info: Bear Foot Sports (843)757-8520, bfs@hargray.com, www.bearfootsports.com. Feb. 10, Ladys Island - Hopeful Horizons Race4Love, 5K 9am. Info: wentworthp@hopefulhorizons.org. Feb. 10, Sumter - Stupid Cupid 5K Run/Walk/Roll, 9am. Info: sumterstupidcupid@gmail.com. Feb. 24, Columbia - SC Rivalry Run, 5K 9am. Info: Jaime Lomas (803)600-1800, info@eggplantevents.com. Feb. 24, Greenville - GHS Half Marathon & 5K, 7:30am. Info: www.swamprabbitrace.com.

March 3, Camden - Lucky Leprechaun 5K, 9am; $25 by 2/23, after $30, Race Day $35. Info: Erin Roof, GRIT Endurance, (803)665-6140, erin@GRITendurancesc. com. https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/ Camden/LuckyLeprechaunSC5K March 3, Cayce - Run to the Plate 5K Run/Walk, 9:30am. Info: Carin Sease (803)622-1970, csease@lex2.org. March 3, Charleston - Where the Wild Things Run 5K, 8:30am. Info: (843)795-4386, customerservice@ccprc.com. March 3, Columbia - Run Hard Columbia Marathon, Relay & Half Marathon, 7:30am; 5K, 8am. Info: Crossover Athletics (803)414-9508, jesse@crossoverathletics.org. March 3, Myrtle Beach - Myrtle Beach Marathon, Relay & Half Marathon, 6:30am (Marathon Wheelchair & Crankchair 6:25am); 5K (tba); 3/2: Family Fun Run. Info: info@mbmarathon.com. March 3, Pickens - “Conquer the Rock” Foothills 50K & Bear Crawl 10 Miler, 50K 7:30am; 10 Mile 10am. Info: upstateultra@gmail.com. March 3, Rock Hill - Run 4 Reading 4 Mile Run & Relay, 8:30am. Info: (704)893-3800, lauren@s2fcharlotte.com. March 4, Bluffton - Palmetto Bluff Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K, 9am. Info: (843)815-1718, rob@palmettorunningco.com. March 10, Cayce - March For Meals 5K, 9am. Info: Daniel Casillas (803)252-7734 (x256), dcasillas@seniorresourcesinc.org. March 10, Columbia - Woodlands 5K & Play, 5K Run/Walk 8:30am; Fun Run 9:30am. Info: Susan Graham (803)261-8622, susangraham@sc.rr.com. March 10, Newberry - Newberry Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: Cadie Bodie (803)413-6457, cadie@boysfarm.org. March 10, Spartanburg - Pine Street School 5K, 9am; 1 Mile FR, 10am. Info: pss5krun@gmail.com. March 17, Greenville - St. Paddy’s Day Dash & Bash, 5K Run/ Walk 8am; Kid’s FR 9:45am. Info: mfields@palmettocc.org. March 17, Mt. Pleasant - Rugged Maniac 5K, 9:30am. Info: info@ruggedraces.com. March 22, Charleston - iFiveK, 6:30pm. Info: (843)579-7659, 6:30pm. Info: info@ifivek.com. March 23, Little River - Saltwater 5K Run/Walk, 6:30pm. Info: dawn@blackdogrunning.com. March 24, Beaufort - Beaufort Twilight Run, Youth 1 Mile 3:55pm; Kid’s 1/4 Mile FR 4:15pm; Beaufort Challenge Leg 1, 5K Run & Fun Walk 4:30pm; 10 Mile Run, Beaufort Challenge Leg 2, 8K Run, 5:30pm. Info: beauforttwilightrun@gmail.com. March 24, Cayce - Hot Flash 5K Run/Walk, 10am. Info: Sheri Dovell (803)391-6430, kcgirl2615@gmail.com. March 24, Columbia - Gamecocks for Babies 5K, 9am. Info: Shannyn Muldoon (978)868-0064, smuldoon@email.sc.edu. March 24, Lancaster - Laps for Lancaster 5K, 10K, 1 Mile FR; 8am. Info: drysf@mailbox.sc.edu. March 25, Mt. Pleasant - Race & Roast 5K Trail Run, 12:30pm. Info: alison@eastcooperland.org. March 31, Columbia - See Spot Run, 12K, 7am; 5K Run/Walk, 7:15am. Info: DeLisa Edwards (803)260-1201, delisa.edwards@gmail.com. April 21, Columbia - Lexington Medical Center Heart & Sole Women’s Five Miler, 5 Mile Run, 3 Mile Walk; 8:30am. Info: Jeanna Moffett (803)791-2303, jsmoffett@lexhealth.org.

April 21, Greenville - 41st TD Bank Reedy River Run 10K. Also, 5K and Youth Mile. Registration fees: 10K/$35 (increases to $37 after 1000 entries and to $39 after 1400 entries). 10K Limited to 1600 participants. 5K/$27 (increases to $29 after 500 entries). Youth Mile/$10 for ages 5-12, $15 for ages 13 & over. Registration ends April 18 at 6:00 pm. Race Start times: 5K at 7:20 am, Youth Mile at 7:25 am, 10K at 7:55 am. Races start at Court Square on S. Main Street in Downtown Greenville. www.tdbankreedy riverrun.com May 6, North Myrtle Beach - Divas Half Marathon & 5K in North Myrtle Beach, 7am; Half: $95 11/16-1/31, $110 2/1-5/4; $125 at the Health & Fitness Boutique (only if capacity has not been reached); 5K: $50 by 1/31, $65 2/1-5/4, $80 at the Health & Fitness Boutique (only is capacity has not been reached). Info: info@runlikeadiva.com, www.runlikeadiva.com. See Ad page 12.


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Running Journal • January, 2018

TENNESSEE Jan. 1, Jackson - LIFT Commitment Day 5K, 10am. Info: Emily Muse (731)425-6893, LIFTevents@wth.org. Jan. 1, Kingsport - New Years Wake Up 5K, 9am; 1 Mile, 9:45am. Info: Bob Townsend (423)525-7335, bobtownsend@comcast.net. Jan. 6, Cleveland - Trail of Tears 7 Miles, 11am. Info: Dan Smithhisler (615)290-0121, ds1ontherun@hotmail.com. Jan 6, Memphis - Hill and Dale 8 Miles, 11am. Info: Andrew Forsdick (901)842-5555, andrew@taproute.com. Jan. 7, Collierville - Herb Parsons Trail Marathon, 8am; Half Marathon, 8:30am. Info: events@altisendurance.com. Jan. 13, Arlington - Run the R-World Out of Town 5K, 9am. Info: Sophia Kchouk (901)493-9409, sophiakchouk6@hotmail.com. Jan. 13, Norris Dam - Norris Dam Challenge 12K, 11am. Info: Dorn Kile (865)621-3942, dornkile@bellsouth.net. Jan. 14, Memphis - MRTC Winter Off Road Series 2018, 3K 2pm. Info: (901)574-8908, aflanigan@memphisrunners.com. Jan. 20, Counce - Race 2 Landing 6 Miles, 11am. Info: Michael D’Orio (731)607-9098, michaeldorio@hotmail.com. Jan. 20, Memphis - Wolf River 5K, 9am. Info: (901)274-2202, s2finfo@s2fevents.com. Jan. 27, Atoka - Miracle Miles 5K, 9am; 1 Mile FR, 10am. Info: DeLaney Timberman (731)607-8151, djtimberman@hotmail.com. Jan. 27, Memphis - Lisa Lassandrello 5K Remembrance Run, 9am. Info: Sherry Emerson (901)278-0200, semerson@gslschool.org. Jan. 27, Memphis - Mike Cooley Overton Park 10K Trail Race, 8am. Info: sblair@bakerdonelson.com. Jan. 27, New Johnsonville - Johnsonville Charge 5 Miles, 11am. Info: Angela Redden (931)622-1843, reddenangela@gmail.com. Jan. 28, Bartlett - MRTC Winter Off Road Series 2018, 5K 2pm. Info: (901)574-8908, aflanigan@memphisrunners.com. Feb. 3, Lebanon - Cedars Frostbite Half Marathon, 11am. Info: tomasdepaulis@att.net. Feb. 3, Memphis - Crosstown 10K, 8am. Info: (901)274-2202, s2finfo@s2fevents.com. Feb. 3, Strawberry Plains - Strawberry Plains Half Marathon & 10K, 9am. Info: ajarmbr@gmail.com. Feb. 10, Elkton - Tick Ridge Trek 50K, 25K & 10K Trail Races; 6am/50K; 8am/25K & 10K. Info: tickridgetrek@gmail.com. Feb. 17, Memphis - Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club 5K, 9am. Info: johnston@uthsc.edu. Feb. 17, Memphis - Laurelwood 15K, 8am. Info: (901)274-2202, s2finfo@s2fevents.com. Feb. 17, Nashville - Hot Chocolate 15K/5K, 8am. Info: Trevor Kahn (847)243-8500, tkahn@ramracing.org. Feb. 18, Bartlett - MRTC Winter Off Road Series 2018, 8+K 2pm. Info: (901)574-8908, aflanigan@memphisrunners.com. Feb. 24, Cookeville - Cummins Falls Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K; 8am. Info: (931)261-3471, ray.cutcher@tn.gov. Feb. 24, Memphis - Memphis Civitan Frosty 5K, 9am. Info: Amy Koch-Pattat (901)606-2382, amykoch@wundernet.com. Feb. 25, Memphis - MRTC Winter Off Road Series 2018, 10K 2pm. Info: (901)574-8908, aflanigan@memphisrunners.com. Feb. 25, Millington - Shelby Forest Loop Marathon, 8am; Half Marathon, 8:30am. Info: events@altisendurance.com. March 3-4, Chattanooga - The Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon, Relay & Half Marathon, 7:30am (on 3/4); 5K, 9am & Kid 1 Mile FR, 11am (on 3/3). Info: (423)424-4453, info@chattanoogamarathon.com.

March 3, Nashville - 24th Annual Gupton Jeep Tom King Classic Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk Info: Peter Pressman (615)2938862, pasta4run@aol.com, www.tomkingclassic.com March 10, Hendersonville - Stride at the Streets 5K, 8am. Info: Chrissy (615)826-0042, classiter@cchville.org. March 10, Jackson - Hula Hustle 5K, 8am. Info: Addie Wilson (731)610-6406, addmwils@gmail.com. March 10, Nashville - The Super Run - Heroes vs. Villians 5K, 12pm. Info: James Kinville (856)777-8737, listings@superflyrunning.com.

March 11, Germantown - Germantown Half Marathon & Mayor’s Cup 5K, 7:30am; Part of the Running Journal Grand Prix Series. Info: Start2Finish Event Management (901)2742202, s2finfo@s2fevents.com, www.germantownhalfmarathon.com. See Ad page 6. March 11, Spencer - Fall Creek Falls 50K & Half Marathon Trail Runs, 50K 8am; Half Marathon 10am. Info: Kevin Mahan (865)2717535, kevin@endurancesportsmanagement.com, https:// runsignup.com/Race/TN/Pikeville/FallCreekFalls50K HalfMarathonTrailRuns March 17-18, Alcoa - The Pistol Ultra Run, 1, 10, 50, 100 Miles, 50K, 100K, Relay; 3/17: 50K (Solo & Relay) 7:55am; 100K & 100 Mile 8am; 50 Mile 8pm; 3/18: 10 Mile 7:55am; 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk 8am. Info: Will Jorgenson (865)740-1717, rd@pistolultra.com, www.pistolultra.com. March 17, Chattanooga - Raccoon Mountain Marathon, Half Marathon, Double Half & Relay; Marathon & Half 8:30am; Afternoon Half Marathon 12:30pm. Info: run.nooga@gmail.com. March 17, Jackson - Lucky Run With The Star’s 5K, 9am. Info: Jonathan Greer (731)499-5165, jonathan.greer@my.uu.edu. March 17, Memphis - The Healing Races of Whitehaven 5K & 10K+, 8am. Info: Marilyn Boyd (901)734-7153, marilynboyd11@aol.com.

March 17, Nashville - Music City Half Marathon, 8am; 10K, 8;15am; 5K, 8:30am. Info: Faye Yates (615)415-3520, faye@teammagic.com. March 17, Nashville - Miles J Freeman Memorial Scholarship Foundation 5K Run/Walk, 7:30am. Info: (615)478-4503, mjfscholarshipfoundation@gmail.com. March 23-24, Chattanooga to Nashville - Reebok Ragnar Tennessee, 200 Mile Relay; 5am. Info: Customer Service (801)4995024, customerservice@ragnarrelay.com. March 24-25, Knoxville - Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Half Marathon & Relays, 7:30am (3/25); 5K, 7pm & Kids Run, 5:30pm (3/24). Info: Jason Altman (865)684-4294, knoxvillemarathon@gmail.com, www.knoxvillemarathon.com.

April 14, Nashville - Purity Moosic City DairyPure® Dash, 7am 1 Mile; 7:30am 5K; 10K & 15K 8am; $20/1 Mile, $35/5K, $40/10K, $45/ 15K by 4/13; Race Day: $25/1 Mile, $40/5K, $45/10K, $50/15K. Info: Frank Schmidt (Smitty), 166 Tara Lane, Goodlettsville, TN 37072; (615)851-2630, thesmitty15k@ gmail.com, www.puritydairypuredash.com April 21, Nashville - Richland Creek Run, 5 Mile 8K; 8am. Info: Stephanie Schultz (615)862-8400, stephanie@greenway sfornashville.com, www.richlandcreekrun.com

April 28, Nashville - St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & Half Marathon, 7:15am; 5K, 6:45am. Info: www.runrocknroll.com/ nashville/. See Ad page 24.

VIRGINIA Jan. 1, Hampton - New Year’s 5K, 11am. Info: Carla Smith (757)766-2658, csmith@hamptoncenterforhealthandfitness.com. Jan. 1, Reston - New Year’s Day 5K, 10am. Info: terri@potomacriverrunning.com. Jan. 1, Virginia Beach - Resolution 5K, 10am. Info: lionrun@aol.com. Jan. 1, Williamsburg - Hair of the Dog 5K Run/Walk, 10am; Kids’ FR, 11:15am. Info: (757)373-4174, team@mettleevents.com. Jan. 6, Chesapeake - Striders Distance Series 10 Mile & 6 Mile Runs; 9am. Info: Steve Shapiro (757)727-6246, sshapiro@hampton.gov. Jan. 13, Newport News - Menchville Winter Chill 5K, 9:30am. Info: Danny Garay (757)725-2100, satterfieldent@aol.com. Jan. 13, Virginia Beach - Freezer Burn 5K, 9:30am; Little Freezer 1 Mile, 9am. Info: Road Rage Events (757)409-1913, info@roadrageevents.com. Jan. 13, Wytheville - Excellence Sandman Extreme, Half Marathon, 9 Miler & 5K, 9am. Info: foundation@wythek12.org. Jan. 20, Chesapeake - Girl Scout Cookie Classic Run, 5K 9am; 1 Mile 10:15am. Info: (850)777-2688, cookieclassic5k@gmail.com. Jan. 27, Fort Monroe - Striders Distance Series 15 Mile & 10 Mile Runs; 9am. Info: Steve Shapiro (757)727-6246, sshapiro@hampton.gov. Feb. 3, Reston - For The Love of It 10K, 8am. Info: terri@potomacriverrunning.com. Feb. 3, Smithfield - Mardi Gras Run 4 Beads 10K & 5K, 10am. Info: Andy Krips (757)357-3502, acripps@theisle.org. Feb. 10, Martinsville - Nail the Rail 9 Miler, 9am. Info: Brad Kinkema (276)632-6427, brad@martinsvilleymca.com. Feb. 10, Virginia Beach - For The Cure 5K, 9am; Kid’s 1 Mile, 8:30am. Info: Road Rage Events (757)409-1913, info@roadrageevents.com. Feb. 10, Yorktown - 10-Mile Run for the Heart, 9am. Info: John Edwards (757)876-8386, murmur291@gmail.com. Feb. 11, Fairfax - Run Your Heart Out 5K, 9am. Info: terri@potomacriverrunning.com. Feb. 17, Gloucester - Gloucester 3K & 8K Run/Walk, 9:30am. Info: Mike Jenkins (804)694-0640, mjenkins@baywib.org. Feb. 24, Chesapeake - Striders Distance Series 20 Mile & 12 Mile Runs; 9am. Info: Steve Shapiro (757)727-6246, sshapiro@hampton.gov. Feb. 25, Williamsburg - Sentara Colonial Half Marathon, 1:10pm; 5K, 1pm. Info: Meagan Bedsaul (757)221-1552, mmbedsaul@wm.edu. March 3, Virginia Beach - Big Wish 7K, For A Wish 5K & Little Wish 1 Mile, 8am/5K; 9:30am/7K; 11am/1 Mile. Info: Road Rage Events (757)409-1913, info@roadrageevents.com. March 4, Newport News - Newport News One City Marathon & Relay, 7am; 8K, 7:30am; 1.15 Mile, 10am. Info: Race Team (757)8808843, raceteam@flatoutevents.com. March 10, Fort Eustis - Fort Eustis 10K Run & Ruck, 9am. Info: Kellie Jorgensen (757)878-2097, kellie.m.jorgensen.naf@mail.mil. March 10, Wintergreen - Bel Monte Endurance Run, 50 Mile, 50K & 25K; 6am. Info: (434)218-0402, francesca@badtothebone.biz. March 17, Reston - Lucky Leprechaun 5K, 8:30am; Kids FR, 9:20am. Info: terri@potomacriverrunning.com. March 17-18, Virginia Beach - The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend, 3/17: 8K 7:45am; 3/18: Half Marathon 7am; Marathon 8:30am. Info: (757)412-1056, info@shamrockmarathon.com. March 18, Abingdon - Virginia Creeper Marathon, 8am. Info: Frank Kibler (423)292-9980, runfrankrun@hotmail.com. March 24, Hampton - Joe & Sue Moore Memorial Scholarship 5K, 9am. Info: Danielle Hundley (757)873-6863, danimdanim@hotmail.com. March 24, Martinsville - Martinsville Bulletin Half Marathon, 8am; 5K, 8:10am. Info: Brad Kinkema (276)632-6427, brad@martinsvilleymca.com.

www.running.net March 31, Hampton - Get Your Rear In Gear 5K, 9am Info: Frances Jones (757)741-5819, frances@mnfjones.com.

MARATHON

WASHINGTON, DC

Jan. 3-7, Orlando, FL - Disney World Marathon, 5:30am (1/7); Half Marathon, 5:30am (1/6); 10K, 5:30am (1/5); 5K, 6am (1/4). Info: (407)939-iRUN. Jan. 6, Tallahassee, FL - Swamp Forest Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & Quarter Marathon, 8am. Info: gulfwindstrails@gmail.com. Jan. 7, Spring Hill, FL - Spring Hill Marathon Mania, 8am; Half Marathon, 8:15am; 10K, 8:30am. Info: Craig Levan (678)222-8744, craig@mydestinationtrainer.com. Jan. 7, Collierville, TN - Herb Parsons Trail Marathon, 8am; Half Marathon, 8:30am. Info: events@altisendurance.com. Jan. 13, Mt. Dora, FL - Masters of All Terrain 50 Mile, 6am; 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon & 5 Mile, 7am. Info: racedirector@mastersofallterrain.com. Jan. 13, Warner Robins, GA - Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon & Relay, 8am; Half Marathon, 8:15am; 5K, 8:30am. Info: information@museumofaviation.org. Jan. 13-14, Baton Rouge, LA - Louisiana Marathon Running Festival, Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am (1/14); Quarter Marathon & 5K, 8am (1/13); Kids Marathon, 10:15am (1/13). Info: (888)7862001, danny@thelouisianamarathon.com. Jan. 13-14, Connelly-Springs, NC - South Mountains Marathon (1/13) & Half Marathon (1/14). Info: brandon@tanawhaadventures.com. Jan. 13, Charleston, SC - Charleston Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: (843)790-9288, info@charlestonmarathon.com.

Jan. 17, Washington, DC - Tidal Basin Runs, 5K, 3K & 1500m; 12pm. Info: racedirector@att.net. March 10, Washington, DC - United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC, Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K. Info: www.runrocknroll.com/dc/. April 8, Washington, DC - Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run & 5K Run/Walk - PRRO Circuit Championship and the RRCA National 10 Mile Championship, held at the 46th Running of this event; The Lottery for entries to the 10 Mile Run & 5K Run/ Walk opens at 10am on Friday, Dec. 1 and extends through Midnight, on Monday, Dec. 11,; 10 Mile 7:30am (Elite Women @ 7:18am); 5K Run/Walk 8:40am; 1/2 Mile Kids Run on April 7, 9:30am. Info: info@cherryblossom.org, www.cherryblossom.org.

WEST VIRGINIA Jan. 6, Charleston - Frozen Sasquatch Trail 50K/25K, 8am. Info: runningsasquatch@yahoo.com. Jan. 6, Fairmont - Run to Read Half Marathon, 1pm. Info: Scott Ridenour (304)366-6055, runtoread@mountain.net. Jan. 14, Charleston - Charleston Parks & Recreation Winter Series - 8K Run & 4K Walk, 2pm. Info: kelsey.gilbert@ cityofcharleston.org, julianne@yacovone@cityofcharleston.org. Jan. 21, Barboursville - Barboursville Winter Series 4 Miler, 2pm. Info: tristateracer.com. Jan. 27, Wayne - The Race Through Fallen Timbers at Elmcrest Farm, 15K 9am. Info: accesswestvirginia@icloud.com. Feb. 11, Charleston - Charleston Parks & Recreation Winter Series - 10K Run & 5K Walk, 2pm. Info: kelsey.gilbert@ cityofcharleston.org, julianne@yacovone@cityofcharleston.org. Feb. 11, Vienna - Valentine Classic 5K Run/Walk, 2:30pm. Info: George Welch (304)482-7647, walkgeorgewv@gmail.com. Feb. 18, Barboursville - Barboursville Winter Series 5 Miler, 2pm. Info: tristateracer.com. March 11, Parkersburg - March Hare 5K Run/Walk, 2:30pm. Info: George Welch (304)482-7647, walkgeorgewv@gmail.com. March 24, Eleanor - Haulin in the Holler 50K, 25K & 5K; 8am. Info: Gregg Yarborough (304)444-9939, redstorm1969@gmail.com.

TRACK & FIELD Jan. 12-13, Nashville, TN (Vanderbilt Univ) - Commodore Indoor Invitational, 60, 200, 400, 800, 1500, 3000, Hurdles, Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put, Weight Throw. Info: Steven Keith, Steven.keith@vanderbilt.edu. Jan. 19-20, Nashville, TN (Vanderbilt Univ) - Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational, 60, 200, 400, 800, 1500, 3000, Hurdles, Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put, Weight Throw. Info: Steven Keith, Steven.keith@vanderbilt.edu. Feb. 9-10, Nashville, TN (Vanderbilt Univ) - Music City Challenge Indoor Invitational, 60, 200, 400, 800, 1500, 3000, Hurdles, Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Shot Put, Weight Throw. Info: Steven Keith, Steven.keith@vanderbilt.edu. March 23-24, Nashville, TN (Vanderbilt Univ) - Black & Gold Outdoor Invitational, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, 3000, Hurdles, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus, High Jump, Javilen, 4x100 Relay, 4x400 Relay. Info: Steven Keith, Steven.keith@vanderbilt.edu.

MULTI-SPORTS (Included in the Multi-sports calendar are single swimming and cycling events). Jan. 13, Davidson, NC - Polar Bear Metric Century, 100K & 50K; 10am. Info: Mike Mabry (704)264-5172, katmab@roadrunner.com. Jan. 20, Ridgeland, MS - Dead Man Gravel Grind, 14, 42 & 56 Mile Bike; 9am. Info: Scott Kuppersmith (601)218-1934, kupp12@yaoo.com. Jan. 20, Mount Pleasant, SC - Off-Road Duathlon, R-2 mi., B7 mi., R-2 mi.; 8:30am. Info: (843)795-4386, tcross@ccprc.com. Jan. 27, Charlotte Harbor, FL - Hands Across The Harbor Peace River 1/2 Marathon Run, Ride or Roll; 7:30am/13.1 mi., 20 mi., & 30 mi. bike rides; 7:35am/Longboard 13.1 mi. race; 7:45am/ Half Marathon race; 8am/5K; 8:05am/5K Fun Walk. Info: Hotline (941)575-5435, info@handsacrosstheharbor.org. Feb. 17, Auburn, AL - Love Your Heart Run & Crank Your Heart Ride, 10K Run 7:30am; 1 Mile Run 8am; 15 Mile Bike 9:45am. Info: loveyourheartauburn@gmail.com. Feb. 24, Gibsonville, NC - Northeast Park Duathlon, R-1.6 mi., B-10.5 mi., R-1.6 mi.; 9:30am. Info: Richard Swor (313)304-0903, info@triviumracing.com. March 10, Iuka, MS - St. Paddy’s Duathlon, R-2 mi., B-20 mi. (Level 1) or B-10 mi. (Level 2); 8:30am. Info: Richard Vanatta (662)660-3435, bandgi.stpaddys@gmail.com. March 17, Clermont, FL - Florida Challenge Triathlon, Intimidator Tri: S-1.2 mi., B-56 mi., R-13.1 mi.; Aqua Bike: S-1.2 mi., B-56 mi.; Sprint Tri: S-.25 mi., B-8 mi., R-3.1 mi.; Open Swim: 1.2 mi.; 7:30am. Info: info@sommersports.com. March 18, Clermont, FL - The Clermont Triathlon, Intl Tri: S1.5K, B-40K, R-10K; Aqua Bike: S-1.5K, B-40K; Intl Du: R-5K, B40K, R-10K; 7:30am. Info: info@sommersports.com. March 25, Memphis, TN - Wolfman Duathlon, Trail Run-3 mi., Mtn. Bike-6 mi., Trail Run-1 mi.; 9am. Info: Murray Scott (901)2330684, tiger7880@bellsouth.net. March 31, Fayetteville, AR - Iron Pig Festival Duathlon, R-5K, B-18 mi., R-5K, 8:45am. Info: Bruce Dunn (479)521-7766, bruce@allsportsproductionsinc.com.

Jan. 14, Mobile, AL - Servis1st Bank First Light Marathon, Half Marathon & 5-Person Relay, 7:30am; LifeSouth Kids Marathon & 1.2 Mile Fun Run, 2pm. Info: Marty O’Malley (251)438-2094, firstlightmarathon@ hotmail.com, www.firstlightmarathon.com Jan. 14, Jekyll Island, GA - Jekyll Island Marathon, 7:30am; 10K, 8am. Info: Tony Hammett (678)653-4773, tony@peakracingevents.com. Jan. 21, Clearwater, FL - Clearwater Distance Classic, 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 Miler & 5K Walk; 7:05am. Info: Chris Lauber (727)347-4440, info@flroadraces.com. Jan. 27, Pine Mountain, GA - Callaway Gardens Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: tricolumbusga@gmail.com.

Jan. 27, Jackson, MS - Mississippi Blues Marathon, Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon & Marathon Relay; 7am. Info: info@msbluesmarathon.com, www.msbluesmarathon.com Jan. 28, Gulf Shores, AL - Big Beach Marathon, Half Marathon & Marathon Relay; 8am. Info: (336)793-4311, mike@junction311.com. Jan. 28, Celebration, FL - Town of Celebration Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: Ken Zambito (321)436-9742, tocmrd@gmail.com. Jan. 28, Miami, FL - Miami Marathon & Half Marathon, 6am; 5K, 7:30am (on 1/27). Info: FLEvents@lt.life. Feb. 4, Tallahassee, FL - Tallahassee Marathon & Half Marathon, 7:30am/est. Info: marathon@gulfwinds.org, www.tallahasseemarathon.com. Feb. 9-11, Birmingham, AL - Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend, 2/10: Superhero 5K, 8am; 2/11: Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon Wheelchair, 7am. Info: Kim Gillikin (205)870-7771, kim@bhmevents.com. Feb. 9-11, Jacksonville, FL - Donna Marathon Weekend, 2/11: Marathon & Half Marathon, 7:30am; 2/10: 10-K, 8am; 5K & Family Fun Run, 10am. Info: (904)355-PINK (7465), info@breastcancermarathon.com. Feb. 10, Lake Village, AR to Greenville, MS - Mississippi River Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K, 8am. Info: (501)650-3400, mississippirivermarathon@gmail.com, www.msrivermarathon.com. Feb. 10-11, Melbourne, FL - Publix Florida Marathon, 6am; Half Marathon & Relay, 7am (2/11); 8K, 7am; 5K, 8:15am (2/10). Info: info@thefloridamarathon.com. Feb. 10, Hilton Head Island, SC - Hilton Head Island Marathon, Half Marathon & 8K, 8am; $90/Marathon, $65/Half, $35/8K by 1/2. Info: Bear Foot Sports (843)757-8520, bfs@hargray.com, www.bearfootsports.com Feb. 11, Fort Smith, AR - Fort Smith Marathon, Half Marathon & Relays; 8am. Info: (479)719-3730, samantha.cole@mercy.net. Feb. 11, Greensboro, NC - St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Marathon & Relay, 10am. Info: (336)793-4311, mike@junction311.com. Feb. 17, Oak Island, NC - Run Oak Island Marathon, 6:30am; Half Marathon, 7am; 5K Run/Walk 7:15am; 1 Mile Run/Walk, 8am. Info: info@coastalraceproductions.com.

Feb. 17-18, Gainesville, FL - Five Points of Life Race Weekend, 2/17: 8am/5K, 9:15am/ Kids Marathon (1.2 Miles); 2/18: 7am/ Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay. Info: Ricky Quintana (352)224-1616, rquintana@lifesouth.org, http:// www.fivepointsoflife.com/registration/ marathon-half-marathon-relay/ Feb. 17-18, Franklinton, LA - Q50 Races Extravanganza, 2/17: 6am/52 Miler & 39 Miler, 9am/Marathon & Half Marathon; 2/18: 11am/10 Miler & 5 Miler. Info: (504)390-8807, info@q50races.com.


www.running.net Feb. 18, Fort Lauderdale, FL - Publix Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon & Half Marathon, 6am; Komen’s Run For the Pink 6K, 6:30am; Kid’s Fun Run, 11:45am; 5K, 7:30am (on 2/17). Info: A1AMarathon@exclusivesports.com. Feb. 18, Greenbelt, MD - DCRRC George Washington’s Birthday Marathon & Relay, 10am. Info: gwmarathon@dcroadrunners.org. Feb. 24, Black Mountain, NC - The Black Mountain Marathon & Mount Mitchell Challenge 40 Mile, 7am. Info: Jay Curwen (800)678-2367, jaycurwen@gmail.com.

Feb. 24, Ellerbe. NC - Ellerbe Marathon & Half Marathon, 8am; $60 11/1 thru 12/31, $65 1/1/2018 and after. Info: Doug Dawkins, The Boogie Races, POB 96, Ellerbe, NC 28379; doug@theboogieraces.com, http:// theboogieraces.com/SITEMAP.html Feb. 24, Cookeville, TN - Cummins Falls Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K; 8am. Info: (931)261-3471, ray.cutcher@tn.gov. Feb. 25, Millington, TN - Shelby Forest Loop Marathon, 8am; Half Marathon, 8:30am. Info: events@altisendurance.com. March 3, Albany, GA - Snickers Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am (wheelchair & hand crank 6:45am). Info: (229)317-4760, info@albanymarathon.com. March 3, Raleigh, NC - Umstead Trail Marathon, 9am. Info: committee@umsteadmarathon.com. March 3, Columbia, SC - Run Hard Columbia Marathon, Relay & Half Marathon, 7:30am; 5K, 8am. Info: Crossover Athletics (803)414-9508, jesse@crossoverathletics.org. March 3, Myrtle Beach, SC - Myrtle Beach Marathon, Relay & Half Marathon, 6:30am (Marathon Wheelchair & Crankchair 6:25am); 5K (tba); 3/2: Family Fun Run. Info: info@mbmarathon.com. March 3-4, Chattanooga, TN - The Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon, Relay & Half Marathon, 7:30am (on 3/4); 5K, 9am & Kid 1 Mile FR, 11am (on 3/3). Info: (423)424-4453, info@chattanoogamarathon.com. March 4, Little Rock, AR - Little Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Kids Race. Info: Gina Marchese (501)918-5321, gpharis@littlerock.gov. March 4, Brooksville, FL - Long Play (LP), 6:30am/33 1/3 Mile & Marathon; 7am/Half Marathon. Info: Jim Hartnett (813)2325200, jim@tamparaces.com. March 4, Stuart, FL - Marathon Of The Treasure Coast, Half Marathon, Relay, 6:30am; 10K & 5K (3/3). Info: Frank Fender (772)486-3946, racedirector@treasurecoastmarathon.com, www.treasurecoastmarathon.com. March 4, Lafayette, LA - Lafayette General Zydeco Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: christie@zydecomarathon.com.

March 4, New Orleans, LA - Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans, Marathon & Half Marathon, 7:30am; 10K, 7am. 5K on 3/3. Info: www.runrocknroll.com/new-orleans/ See Ad page 24. March 4, Bluffton, SC - Palmetto Bluff Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K, 9am. Info: (843)815-1718, rob@palmettorunningco.com. March 4, Newport News, VA - Newport News One City Marathon & Relay, 7am; 8K, 7:30am; 1.15 Mile, 10am. Info: Race Team (757)880-8843, raceteam@flatoutevents.com. March 10, Grand Rivers, KY - Land Between the Lakes Trail Runs, 50 Miles, 60K, Marathon, 23K; 6:30am. Info: Steve Durbin (270)556-1679, durb417@gmail.com. March 10, Emerald Isle, NC - Emerald Isle Marathon, 7am; Half Marathon, 8:30am; 5K, 8:45am. Info: doolsgirl@gmail.com. March 10, Washington, DC - United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC, Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K. Info: www.runrocknroll.com/dc/. March 11, Greensboro, NC - Northern Trails Marathon, 8:30am; 10 Miler, 8:40am. Info: Richard Swor (313)304-0903, rich@triviumracing.com. March 16-17, Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach, NC - Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness, Marathon & Half Marathon, 6:30am (3/17); The Marathon Madness Mile & 5K, 6:30pm (3/16). Info: wbmarathon@gmail.com. March 17, Chattanooga, TN - Raccoon Mountain Marathon, Half Marathon, Double Half & Relay; Marathon & Half 8:30am; Afternoon Half Marathon 12:30pm. Info: run.nooga@gmail.com. March 17-18, Asheville, NC - Asheville Marathon, 7:30am (3/ 18); Half Marathon, 7:30am (3/17). Info: idaph events (828)6840812, support@idaph.net. March 17-18, Virginia Beach, VA - The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend, 3/17: 8K 7:45am; 3/18: Half Marathon 7am; Marathon 8:30am. Info: (757)412-1056, info@shamrockmarathon.com.

March 18, Atlanta, GA - Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: Natalie Demarko (404)231-9064 (x128), ndemarko@atlantatrackclub.org, www.atlantatrackclub.org/2018-publixgeorgia-marathon-half-marathon March 18, Cary, NC - Tobacco Road Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: info@tobaccoroadmarathon.com. March 18, Abingdon, VA - Virginia Creeper Marathon, 8am. Info: Frank Kibler (423)292-9980, runfrankrun@hotmail.com. March 24, Ormond Beach, FL - Tomoka Marathon, 6am; Half Marathon, 6:30am; 5K, 7am. Info: (407)314-8583, don@runnershighracing.com.

Running Journal • January, 2018 March 24, Savannah, GA - Skidaway Island Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: help@savannahraces.net. March 24, Lexington, KY - Quarter Horse Marathon Relay, Solo, 2 & 4 Person Teams, 3/5+ Person Teams; 9am. Info: bob@racerise.com. March 24-25, Knoxville, TN - Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Half Marathon & Relays, 7:30am (3/25); 5K, 7pm & Kids Run, 5:30pm (3/24). Info: Jason Altman (865)684-4294, knoxvillemarathon@gmail.com, www.knoxvillemarathon.com March 25, Fort Bragg, NC - Fort Bragg All American Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am; 5K, 7:30am. Info: (910)907-3616, allamericanmarathon@gmail.com. April 7, Jackson, TN - Andrew Jackson Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: danny@crossett.com. April 8, Severna Park, MD - B&A Trail Marathon & Half Marathon, 7:30am. Info: ba_marathon@annapolisstriders.org. April 8, Reston, VA - Runners Marathon of Reston & Half Marathon, 7:30am. Info: info@runnersmarathon.com.

April 14, Springdale, AR - The Hogeye Marathon, Half Marathon & Relays, 7am (6:15am/early start); 5K, 7:05am; $90/Half, $80/ Half, $180/Relay Team, $35/5K. Info: www.hogeyemarathon.com April 15, Birmingham, AL - BMH26.2 Marathon, Half Marathon & Marathon Relay, 7am; Fun Run, 8am. Info: anna.martin@childrensal.org. April 15, Hancock, MD - Western Maryland Rail Trail Marathon, 7:30am; Half Marathon, 8am. Info: events@altisendurance.com. April 21, Roanoke, VA - Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & Family 1 Mile; 7:35am. Info: (540)343-1550 (x110), info@blueridgemarathon.com. April 28, Yellville, AR - Buffalo River Trail Marathon & Half Marathon, 7am. Info: (870)404-8363, paul@pirateperryevents.com. April 28, Louisville, KY - Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon & Marathon, 7:30am. Info: 1(800)928-3378, minimarathon@kdf.org. April 28, Greensboro, NC - Owl’s Roost Rumble Trail Marathon & 4 Mile Trail Race, 8am. Info: (336)793-4311, mike@junction311.com.

April 28, Nashville, TN - St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & Half Marathon, 7:15am; 5K, 6:45am. Info: www.runrocknroll.com/nashville/. See Ad page 24. April 28-29, Sterling, VA - The North Face Endurance Challenge, 4/28: 5am 50 Mile, 7am 50K, 9am Marathon, 10am Marathon Relay; 4/29: 8am Half Marathon & 10K, 8:15am 5K, 10am Kid’s Run. Info: endurancechallenge@publicishawkeye.com. May 5, Wartrace, TN - Strolling Jim 40, 41.2 mi., Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K; 7am. Info: Steve Durbin (270)556-1679, durb417@gmail.com. May 6, Carderock, MD - Potomac River Run Marathon, 9am; NonCompetitive Start, 8am. Info: Jay Jacob Wind (703)927-4833, racedirector@att.net.

May 27, Burlington, VT - Vermont City Marathon & Relay, 7am. Info: (802)863-8412, (800)880-8149, info@runvermont.org, www.runvcm.org June 9, Boone, NC - New River Marathon, 7am; Half Marathon, 7:45am; 5K, 8am; 1 Mile FR, 6pm on Friday, 6/8. Info: Ken Sevensky (336)877-8888, info@newrivermarathon.com.

ULTRAS Jan. 6, Brooksville, FL - Croom Zoom, 100M, 100K & 50K 6am; 25K 7am. Info: (813)232-5200, jim@tamparaces.com. Jan. 6, Alexandria, LA - Wild Azalea Trail Challenge, 13, 27 & 50 Mile; 6am. Info: Spencer Maratin (313)806-6523, spenopolis@hotmail.com. Jan. 6, Winston-Salem, NC - Salem Lakeshore Frosty Fifty, 50K Run & Relay, 25K; 8am. Info: frosty50@twincitytc.org. Jan. 6, Columbia, SC - Harbison 50K & 25K, 7:30am. Info: david@csraultras.org. Jan. 6, Charleston, WV - Frozen Sasquatch Trail 50K/25K, 8am. Info: runningsasquatch@yahoo.com. Jan. 13, Mt. Dora, FL - Masters of All Terrain 50 Mile, 6am; 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon & 5 Mile, 7am. Info: racedirector@mastersofallterrain.com. Jan. 13, Elkton, MD - PHUNT 50K & 25K Trail Race, 9am. Info: (443)350-3852, bluesuede71@gmail.com. Jan. 13, Southern Pines, NC - Weymouth Woods 100K Trail Run, 8am. Info: weymouth100k@gmail.com. Jan. 13, Wilmington, NC - Southern Tour Ultra, 50K Open 7:30am; 50 Mile Team Relay 8am. Info: tom@iamwithoutlimits.com. Jan. 20, Mountain Home, AR - David’s Trail 50K, 8am; 25K, 9am; 7K, 10am. Info: (870)404-8363, paul@pirateperryevents.com. Jan. 20, Almond, NC - Tsali Frosty Foot, 50K 9am; 30K 10am; 8K 10:30am. Info: runningpains@gmail.com. Jan. 21, Clearwater, FL - Clearwater Distance Classic, 50K, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 Miler & 5K Walk; 7:05am. Info: Chris Lauber (727)347-4440, info@flroadraces.com. Jan. 27, Huntsville, AL - Mountain Mist 50K Trail Run, 7:30am. Info: Dink & Suzanne Taylor (256)650-7063, dink@fleetfeethuntsville.com. Jan. 27, Green Cove Springs, FL - Hellcat Races, 50K 7am; 30K & 10K 8am. Info: Chris Rodatz (904)655-6511, crodatz@bellsouth.net. Jan. 27, Jacksonville, FL - Wolfson Children’s Challenge, 7am/ 55K (individual & Relay); 8am/30K; 1:30pm/1 Mile Run. Info:

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