Saturday, April 28, 2012

Lake and Rosen collect more Rose City titles

Chris LakeDuring the Thomasville, Georgia Rose Festival, on Friday the streets belong to the Rose parade. On Saturday morning, though, the streets belong to the Rose City Run 10K--which means that they belong to Chris Lake. Lake won the annual 6.2-mile race for the third straight year on Saturday, April 28, demolishing the field with a 32:59. Sheryl Rosen won the women's division with a 36:51, the fastest time run by a woman at Rose City since 2001.


2012 Rose City Run leaders at 1K.The Rose City Run is a race of traditions. The course hasn't changed for 35 years, and the runners always gather near the Big Oak after the race. You can expect to hear the band playing near the four-mile mark, and to find a local disc jockey half a mile from the finish line exhorting runners to overextend themselves on the climb up "Heartbreak Hill." Dr. Jim Story's final instructions to the runners have become traditional. "I'll call, 'On you marks, get set,' and when the gun fires you go. And if the gun doesn't fire, you go anyway."


Each year the runners can depend on hearing Coach Charlie Ward, Sr., calling out splits at the three-mile mark. This year Coach Ward's watch failed and a runner loaned him one on the fly. The Rose City Run protects its traditions.


Will HendersonChris Lake's titles threaten to become a tradition. The University of Florida medical student took the lead right after the start, with Brian Tackett just off his shoulder for much of the first mile. Before the start of the second mile, though, Tackett could no longer stay with Lake. Leon High School cross-country runner Will Henderson took over the second position, chasing Lake from a distance. Lake steadily pulled away from Henderson, though, and by the four-mile mark had a lead of about 200 yards. Lake ultimately won by over a quarter mile, beating Henderson to the finish line 32:59 to 34:23. Two of Henderson's cross-country teammates at Leon, Zach Buccholz and Jarod Hoffman, took the next two places in 35:25 and 36:27. Tackett, Lake's early challenger, ended the race fifth in 36:28.


Sheryl RosenWhile Chris Lake started his Rose City Run career in 2010 with a win, Sheryl Rosen's history at Thomasville's premier race started back in 2006. Since then, Rosen won the women's division in 2007 and took the runner-up spot three times, including a second-place finish to Amy Hines in 2010. Both Hines and Rosen lined up in 2012. Hines led the women's field through the first half of the race, in spite of stopping to tie her shoe on the first mile. Early in the fourth mile, on Pinetree Boulevard, Rosen took over. Rosen may have looked back during the final half of the race, but she didn't have to as she built up a lead of almost 300 yards while putting up a winning time of 36:51. It was the Rose City Run's fastest winning time for a woman since 2001, when Sarah Docter-Williams took the women's title in 36:22. Behind Rosen, Hines placed second in 37:51, and Leon High School cross-country runner Autumn Wable was third in 41:35. Thomasville's Mary Anne Grayson ran 41:59 to finish as the first woman master and fourth woman overall.


Top Ten Men, 2012 Rose City Run 10K
  1. Zach Buchholz32:59 ~ Chris Lake
  2. 34:23 ~ Will Henderson
  3. 35:25 ~ Zach Buchholz
  4. 36:27 ~ Jarod Hoffman
  5. 36:28 ~ Brian Tackett
  6. 36:39 ~ Connor Stevens
  7. 36:40 ~ Raley Beggs
  8. 36:49 ~ Kyle Buchholz
  9. 36:59 ~ Keith Howell
  10. 37:25 ~ Peter Kaus

Top Ten Women, 2012 Rose City Run 10K
  1. Amy Hines36:51 ~ Sheryl Rosen
  2. 37:51 ~ Amy Hines
  3. 41:35 ~ Autumn Wable
  4. 41:59 ~ Mary Anne Grayson
  5. 43:50 ~ Melissa Thompson
  6. 44:01 ~ Molly Rodrigues
  7. 44:27 ~ Cora Atkinson
  8. 46:00 ~Taylor Benton
  9. 46:02 ~ Paula O'Neill
  10. 46:08 ~ Rachel Smith
  11. 46:08 ~ Jessica Parker

Rose City Run 10K Champions, 1978-2012
DateMenWomen
29 April 197831:25, Gary Slayton36:45, Janice Hochstein
28 April 197931:47, Mike Rasper37:49, Janice Hochstein
26 April 198031:18, George West38:14, Colleen Joiner
25 April 198130:21, Mabry McCray40:26, Nicole Batchelder
198230:33, Ernie McKee38:31, Nicole Batchelder
198330:47, Noel Shuman34:57, Darien Andreu
198433:05, Gary Slayton37:51, Barbara Balzer
27 April 198532:36, Rick Miller37:41, Barbara Balzer
26 April 198632:05, Rick Miller37:35, Janice Hochstein
198729:57, Herb Wills37:39, Karen MacHarg
198831:55, Jessie Close37:59, Karen MacHarg
198931:39, Jessie Close36:49, Karen MacHarg
199031:56, Jessie Close37:04, Karen MacHarg
199131:15, Jessie Close38:33, Vikki Saga
199233:04, Trent Smith37:48, Vikki Saga
24 April 199331:28, Gary Droze38:24, Vikki Saga
23 April 199430:19, Robin Rogers37:37, Lisa Herman
29 April 199531:52, Jessie Close35:37, Suzanne Rigg
27 Aprl 199632:18, Jessie Close39:37, Carrie Weyant
26 April 199732:29, Brian Erb36:40, Sarah Docter-Williams
25 April 199831:58, Alan Black36:07, Sarah Docter-Williams
24 April 199932:21, Alan Black37:14, Sarah Docter-Williams
29 April 200034:15, Sean Daniels35:20, Anna Pichrtova
28 April 200132:05, Paul Spangler36:22, Sarah Docter-Williams
27 April 200230:53, Alan Black39:35, Jane Johnson
26 April 200331:58, Matt Kalinski41:53, Julie Carico
25 April 200433:44, Jessie Close39:52, Kate Remillard
23 April 200533:44, Jessie Close37:08, Sarah Docter-Williams
29 April 200634:32, Jessie Close38:38, Barbara Jarnagin
28 April 200731:21, Alan Black39:02, Sheryl Rosen
26 April 200833:10, Malcolm Campbell37:40, Donna Garcia
25 April 200932:34, Nathaniel Haskins41:38, Mary Anne Grayson
24 April 201032:51, Chris Lake37:42, Amy Hines
23 April 201132:46, Chris Lake38:58, Donna Garcia
28 April 201232:51, Chris Lake36:51, Sheryl Rosen



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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

25 April 2012 Tallahassee 100-Mile Race Calendar

This is the Tallahassee vicinity road-race schedule for 25 April 2012. If that's more than a week ago, the latest schedule is always available via this link:


This is a listing of upcoming races within 100 miles of Tallahassee, Florida, roughly the area in the map below. If a race isn't listed, I probably haven't heard of it, so post a comment and let me know about it.

Map

28 APRIL 2012
  • Rose35th annual Rose City Run 10K and one mile kids' run. 8:00 am ET 10K / 9:30 am ET one mile. North Broad Street and Monroe Street, Thomasville, GA. USATF certified course GA92011WN (10K). 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site. rcr@ymcathomasville.org or 229-226-9878.
  • Ronald McDonald House Red Shoe Run 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET one mile / 8:30am ET 10K and 5K. Southwood Capital Office Complex, Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Kathy Anderson, kanderson@rmhctallahassee.org or 850-222-0056x23.
  • Trot For Tots 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET 5K / 9:00am ET one mile. Morningside Baptist Church, 1303 Vada Road, Bainbridge, Georgia 39818. Entry form and flyer. Jennifer Brock, 229-246-4880.
  • Chehaw Cheetah Chase 8-mile and 4-mile trail run and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET one mile / 8:30am ET 8 mile and 4 mile. Chehaw Park Mountain Bike Trailhead (next to BMX Track), 105 Philema Road Albany, Georgia. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at active.com. Entry form and flyer. chehawcheetahchase@gmail.com
  • Dewar Elementary PTO 5K and tot trot. 8:00am ET 5K / 9:15am ET tot trot. Dewar Elementary School, 3539 Mt. Zion Church Road, Valdosta, Georgia. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • SADA 5-A-Day 5K Trail Run. 8:00 am CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. Beth Battle, 334-794-5000x7393.
  • 2nd annual Furry Friend 5K. 7:45am CT. A.L. Kinsaul Park, 5th Street, Lynn Haven, Florida. Event web page. Online registration at active.com. Sean Brosnan, marketing@adoptme.org or 850-691-2725.
  • Running of the Bulldogs 5K. 9:00am ET. Bell High School track, 930 South Main Street, Bell, Florida. Online registration at active.com. 352-463-3232.
  • Set Our Souls Afire 5K and one-mile fun run. 6:30pm ET one mile / 6:50pm ET 5K. Lenox Baptist Church, 271 West Central Avenue, Lenox, Georgia 31637. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Martha Darden, martha.darden@peripheralmowers.us
  • Beach Blast Triathlon / Duathlon I. 7:00am CT Olympic distances / 7:30am CT sprint distances. St Joe Beach, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. Director@BeachBlastTriathlon.com
4 MAY 2012
  • 25th annual Gnat Days 5K. 7:00pm ET. Courthouse Square, Camilla, Georgia. 2011 story. Entry form and flyer. Jennifer Burnum, jennifer@camillageorgia.com or 229-336-5255.
5 MAY 2012
  • 11th annual Tallahassee Tails & Trails 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:30am ET. Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Service Center, 1125 Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RaceIt.com.
  • 27th annual Race Judicata 5K. 8:00am CT. Bay County Courthouse, 300 E. 4th Street, Panama City, Florida. Online registration at active.com.
  • Dothan Fire Department / Dothan Runners Club “Fit to Fight” 5K / 10K. 8:00 am CT. Dothan Fire Department Station #1, 600 Columbia Highway, Dothan, AL 36301. Entry form and flyer. Chief Shan Ash, snash@dothan.org or 334-615-4501.
  • Survivors and Fallen Heroes 5K. 9:00am CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, Building 4605, Fort Rucker, Alabama. Race flyer. 255-3794.
  • 2nd Annual Headland St. Jude 5K. 8:30am CT. Headland Town Square, Headland, Alabama. Stacey Capps, scapps02@aol.com or 334-596-3398; Shannon Livingston, gsliving4@comcast.com or 334-797-3185.
  • Cottonwood Down-Home Country Fest 5K. 7:00am CT. 1414 Metcalf Street, Cottonwood, Alabama. t.woodall@woodallstotalcomfort.com or 334-691-2671.
  • 3rd annual Tyler Carter Memorial Duathlon (2.3-mile run, 18.5-mile ride, 2.3-mile run). 8:00am ET. 101 Exum Road, Nashville, Georgia 31639. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
12 MAY 2012
  • Marzuq Shrine's 9th annual Mothers Day 5K. 8:00 am ET. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Keiff Lindsey, romanroch@hotmail.com or 850-212-2926.
  • 6th annual Missionette 5K / 10K Extraordinary Run. 8:00 am ET. Family Worship Center of Cairo, 1400 South Broad Street, Cairo, GA 39828. USATF certified course GA09001WC (10K) and GA09002WC (5K). 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Katina Stewart 229-378-0970.
  • Racing with Rotary 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET 5K / 9:00am ET one mile. Kinderlou Forest Recreation Center, Valdosta, Georgia 31601. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. 229-241-2251.
  • Colony City Chase 5K. 8:00am ET. Fitzgerald High School, 601 West Cypress, Fitzgerald, Georgia. Online registration at active.com.
  • Y-Club 5K Run For St. Jude's. 8:00 am ET. Floyd Tennis Center, Miluli Avenue at South Boulevard Drive, Bainbridge, Georgia. Entry form and flyer. Lori Brown, lbrown@dcboe.com or 229-254-3406.
  • Joey Maxwell 5K. 8:00 am ET. Whigham Baptist Church, Whigham, Georgia. Entry form and flyer. Kathy Maxwell, kmaxwell@dcboe.com
  • 30th annual Gulf Coast Triathlon (half ironman). 6:15am CT (first wave). Event web site. Online registration at active.com. gulfcoasttri@yahoo.com or 850-235-0720.
19 MAY 2012
  • Detective David White Memorial 5K. 9:00am ET. 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32304. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • 2nd annual Leon Volleyball 5K Pride Stride. 8:00 am ET. Leon High School, 550 East Tennessee Street Tallahassee, Florida 32308. Entry form and flyer. Angie Strickland, 850-443-1000.
  • 6th annual Run for Wakulla Springs 5K Trail Run and 1 Mile Fun Run. 8:00 am ET (one mile), 8:30 am ET (5K). Wakulla Springs State Park, 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, Florida 32327. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RaceIt.com. Ron and Cynthia Christen, 850-926-7834 or 850-567-0500.
  • Catfish Crawl 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30 am CT. M & B Train Depot, North Pear Street, Blountstown, Florida. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Ben Hall, firechief@blountstownfire.org or 850-674-4988.
  • Road Kill 5K. 8:00am ET. Reed Bingham State Park, 542 Reed Bingham Road, Adel, Georgia 31620. USATF certified course GA11076WC. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
20 MAY 2012
  • Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series #1. 8:00am ET. Morcom Aquatic Center, Potsdamer Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Mike Weyant, weyantm@comcast.net or 850-241-6591.Link
26 MAY 2012
  • 2nd annual Fight For Air 5K. Centerville Conservation Community, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. USATF certified course FL11064EBM. Event seriesE web site. Entry form and flyer. Patty Ballantine, eventstallahassee@lungfla.org or 386-2065 x 1141.
28 MAY 2012Link
  • USA Flag6th annual Memorial Day 5K Night Race. 7:00 pm ET. Bainbridge Middle School tennis courts, Miluli Avenue at South Boulevard Drive, Bainbridge, Georgia 39819. Entry form and flyer. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Stacy Warren, tsmwarren3@att.net
2 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 15th annual Potluck Bash 4-Mile Run. 6:00 pm ET. Forestmeadows Athletic Center, 4750 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671.
5 JUNE 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #1. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
7 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #1. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
9 JUNE 2012
  • Loop The Lake 5K. 7:30 am ET. Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club, 2459-H US Highway 280 West, Cordele, GA 31015. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. info@loop-the-lake.com or 229-446-4550.
12 JUNE 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #2. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
14 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #2. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
16 JUNE 2012
  • 34th annual Melon Run 5K. 8:15am ET. Old Jefferson County High School gym, Monticello, Florida. 2011 story. story. 2010 story. USATF certified course #FL06044DL. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Jessica Corley, jessicacorley@gmail.com or 850-519-2158.
19 JUNE 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #3. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
21 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #3. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
23 JUNE 2012
  • 14th annual Summer Sizzler 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:00 pm ET (1 mile), 7:30 pm ET (5K). St. George Island, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certifed course #FL99035DL. Event web site. Hobson Fulmer, hobson@fairpoint.net or 850-927-2510.
  • 34th annual Hot Trot 5K. 7:30 am CT. Washington-Holmes Technical Center, 757 Hoyt Street, Chipley, Florida 32428. 2011 story. Stan Owens 850-547-2244.
26 JUNE 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #4. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
28 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #4. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
3 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #5. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
4 JULY 2012
  • 30th annual Greensboro Kiwanis Club's Firecracker 5000. 7:30am ET. Greensboro Town Hall, 150 E 11th Street, Greensboro, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story.
5 JULY 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #5. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
10 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #6. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
12 JULY 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #6. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
15 JULY 2012
  • Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series #2. 8:00am ET. Morcom Aquatic Center, Potsdamer Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Mike Weyant, weyantm@comcast.net or 850-241-6591.Link
17 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #7. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
19 JULY 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #7. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
24 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #8. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
26 JULY 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #8. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
28 JULY 2012
  • 27th annual Critter Run 5K. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. USATF certified course #AL86003JD. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Event entry form. Larry Dykes, 334-792-6021.
31 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #9. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
4 AUGUST 2012
  • Possum Trot 5K. 7:30am CT. Wausau, Florida. 2011 story. Frank or Carol Kreis, 850-773-2030.
7 AUGUST 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #10. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
11 AUGUST 2012
  • 3rd annual Trojan Pride 5K. 8:00am ET. Pavilion #13, Tom Brown Park, Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Tanise Jackson tljackson212@gmail.com or Lincoln High School 850-487-2110.
  • Georgia Veterans Sprint Triathlon (400 yard swim / 13.6 mile bike / 5K run). 7:45am ET Duathlon / 8:00am ET Sprint Triathlon. Georgia Veterans State Park, 2459 U.S. Highway 280 W, Cordele , GA 31015. 2011 story. Event web site. Online registration for sprint triathlon at active.com. Sprint triathlon entry form and flyer. Jim Rainey, Georgia Multisports Productions, jim@gamultisports.com or 770-926-2367.
14 AUGUST 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #11. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
18 AUGUST 2012
  • 15th annual GWTC Breakfast On The Track One Mile Run. 7:45 am ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Bonnie Wright, 850-386-3500 or bwright@electro-net.com
21 AUGUST 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #12. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
25 AUGUST 2012
  • GWTC Miller Landing Madness 8K/5K/3K. 8:00 am ET. Elinor Klapp Phipps Park, Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
28 AUGUST 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #13. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
2 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series #3. 8:00am ET. Morcom Aquatic Center, Potsdamer Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Mike Weyant, weyantm@comcast.net or 850-241-6591.Link
3 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • 5th annual Robin Lotane Memorial Red Cross Hurricane Run 5K. 8:00 am ET. Southwood Office Complex, Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Bob Lotane, 850-545-9446, or Debara Jump, debara.jump@tallyredcross.org or 850-402-5612.
8 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • Beach Blast Triathlon / Duathlon II. 7:00am CT Olympic distances / 7:30am CT sprint distances. St Joe Beach, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. Director@BeachBlastTriathlon.com
15 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 31st annual Tallahassee Women's Distance Festival 5K. 8:00am ET. Optimist Park, East Indianhead Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certified course #FL00022DL. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Lisa Unger, ungertl@juno.com or 850-562-2901.
  • Race of the South 10K / 5K / one-mile fun run. 7:30am ET 10K and 5K, 9:00am ET one mile. Moultrie YMCA, 601 26th Avenue Southeast, Moultrie, Georgia 31768. 2010 story. Event web page. Leslie Peretti, leslieymca@hotmail.com or 229-985-1154.
22 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's Salute to Prefontaine 5K Cross-Country Run. 8:30am ET. Silver Lake Recreation Area of the Apalachicola National Forest, Silver Lake Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. Jeff Nielsen, dobieman@comcast.net or 850-459-8859.
6 OCTOBER 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's Pine Run at Tall Timbers 20K. 7:30 am ET. Tall Timbers Research Station, 13093 Henry Beadel Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Gordon Cherr, 850-556-5957 or scam22@aol.com
13 OCTOBER 2012
  • 6th annual Stepping Out For Your Heart 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET 5K / 9:00am ET one mile. Tift County High School northeast campus, 3021 Fulwood Road, Tifton, Georgia 31794. Darian Peavy, darian.peavy@tiftregional.com or 229-353-7796.
21 OCTOBER 2012
  • Third annual “Running for the bay!” Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 50K ultramarathon. 7:15am ET. Apalachicola, Florida. Race web site.
27 OCTOBER 2012
  • 33rd annual Boston Mini-Marathon. 8:00 am ET. Commercial Bank, 124 West Jefferson Street, Boston, GA 31626. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Brad Johnson, bradjohnson@bankcb.com or 229-498-8500 (day) / 229-226-4679 (evening).
3 NOVEMBER 2012
  • Ironman Florida Triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run...duh!). 6:50am CT first wave. Boardwalk Beach Resort, 9400 South Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com.
17 NOVEMBER 2012
  • 18th annual Draggin' Tail 18-Mile Run, Relay, & 5K. 8:00 am CT. St Theresa's Catholic Church, 2056 Sunny Hills Boulevard, Sunny Hills, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. Marty Kirkland 850-265-8439 or Joe Edgecombe joeruns@yahoo.com or 850-763-5005.
22 NOVEMBER 2012

  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 37th annual Tallahassee Turkey Trot 15K / 10K / 5K. 8:00 am ET. State Office Satellite Complex at SouthWood, Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, FL. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671 or 850-668-2236

24 NOVEMBER 2012

  • Swine Time 5K. 8:30am ET. Swine Time Fairgrounds, New Street, Climax Georgia. 2011 story. Paul Fryer, pfryer1@gmail.com or 229-246-8560 or Chip Ariail, dariail@dcboe.com or 229-243-9120.
1 DECEMBER 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club Ten-Mile Challenge / Five-Mile Run. 8:00 am ET. Hawks Rise Elementary School, 205 Meadow Ridge Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32312-1565. USATF certified courses FL10078EBM (ten mile) and FL10077EBM (five mile). 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Event page on Facebook. Reid Vannoy, reidv@comcast.net or 850-591-7891.
  • Fourth annual Run for the Redfish Half-Marathon / 5K / one-mile fun run. 8:00am CT. Pier Park, Margaritaville, 16230 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach 32413. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site.

8 DECEMBER 2012

  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 32nd annual Tallahassee Ultra Distance Classic 50K/50M. 7:00 am ET. Wakulla Springs State Park, 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, Florida. USATF certified course FL08072EBM. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site. Gary Griffin, runlong@nettally.com

15 DECEMBER 2012

  • Gulf Wind Track Club's second annual Tannenbaum Trail 6K Cross Country Run. 9:00AM ET. Apalachee Regional Park Trail, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. Brian Corbin, brirun@comcast.net, or Herb Wills, hwills@gmail.com

Sunday, April 22, 2012

DeSena and Collie teach 180 runners a lesson at Education For Life 5K

Arron DeSenaThe 180 athletes competing in the third annual Education For Life 5K on the morning of 21 April 2012 never got much of a chance to experience the loneliness of the long-distance runner. Every where they ran on the 3.1-mile course through the Florida State University campus, students cheered them. You couldn't run far before another group of students was clapping and shouting encouragement. Most of the groups were residents of one of the houses of the Southern Scholarship Foundation, the major sponsor and beneficiary of the race. As it turns out, their enthusiasm wasn't necessarily spontaneous.

E. C. Allen House cheering squad.
"The houses are competing for a spirit award," explained race director and Southern Scholarship Foundation president Mickey Moore. "First prize is a 55" television for the winning house."


Whatever the motivation of the cheering squads, the runners appreciated their presence that Saturday morning.


Race startThe race started and finished in front of the College of Medicine on West Call Street. Former Cocoa High distance runner Arron DeSena got out fast, building up a lead of about 100 yards by the end of the first mile. During the second mile, Peter Kaus moved into second place and started to close the gap on DeSena. But DeSena stepped on the gas during the last mile to win going away, 18:05 to 18:38. Race director Mickey Moore moved up through the field during the second half of the race to place third in 18:46, finishing as the first master runner. The defending champion, Ben Wenger, outkicked Steven Firmin for fourth place, 18:58 to 18:59.

Sarah Collie
Master runner Paula O'Neill was leading the women near the end of the first mile, but Sarah Collie, another master runner, was only thirty yards back. Collie grabbed the lead from O'Neill during the second mile and never had to look back after that. Dominating the women's competition in the second half of the race, Collie crossed the finish line in 21:32, winning by over 160 yards. O'Neill finished runner-up in 22:12.


Top Ten Men, 2012 Education For Life 5K
  1. Peter Kaus18:05 ~ Arron DeSena (M, 18)
  2. 18:38 ~ Peter Kaus (M, 28)
  3. 18:46 ~ Mickey Moore (M, 42)
  4. 18:58 ~ Ben Wenger (M,
  5. 18:59 ~ Steven Firmin (M, 20)
  6. 19:40 ~ Camilo Ordonez (M, 33)
  7. 19:55 ~ Michael LaBossiere (M, 45)
  8. 20:01 ~ Andrew Smyth (M, 25)
  9. 20:53 ~ Volodymyr Zharkov (M, 47)
  10. 20:54 ~ Stanislav Abramenko (M, 21)

Top Ten Women, 2012 Education For Life 5K
  1. Paula O'Neill21:32 ~ Sarah Collie (F, 44)
  2. 22:12 ~ Paula O'Neill (F,50)
  3. 22:54 ~ Michelle Tigue (F, 23)
  4. 23:08 ~ Jessica Parker (F, 29)
  5. 23:40 ~ Abby McClenahan (F, 21)
  6. 24:00 ~ Amanda Morden (F, 24)
  7. 24:06 ~ Raychel Gray (F, 17)
  8. 24:32 ~ Floridel Jimenez (F, 21)
  9. 25:09 ~ Elizabeth Squires (F, 32)
  10. 25:41 ~ Connie Clarke (F, 50)

Education For Life 5K champions, 2010-2012
Date
Men
Women
24 April 2010
18:18, Brian Corbin
21:01, Maegan McCarthy
10 April 2011
19:17, Ben Wenger
21:57, Allison Williams
21 April 2012
18:05, Aaron DeSena
21:32, Sarah Collie


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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

18 April 2012 Tallahassee 100-Mile Race Calendar

This is the Tallahassee vicinity road-race schedule for 18 April 2012. If that's more than a week ago, the latest schedule is always available via this link:


This is a listing of upcoming races within 100 miles of Tallahassee, Florida, roughly the area in the map below. If a race isn't listed, I probably haven't heard of it, so post a comment and let me know about it.

Map

21 APRIL 2012
  • Third annual Southern Scholarship Foundation Education for Life 5K. 8:00am ET. Mike Long Track, Florida State University, Chieftain Way, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. Online registration at active.com. 850-222-3833.
  • Junior League of Tallahassee Kids in Motion 5K. 8:30am ET. Southwood Town Center, Merchants Row Blvd., Tallahassee, Florida. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RaceIt.com.
  • Scamper For The Campers 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30am ET one mile / 9:00am ET 5K. Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, 1011 West Washington Street, Quincy, Florida 32351. Entry form and flyer. Ralph Anderson, ralph@durraprint.com or 850-567-7330.
  • Smiling Pig 5K. 8:00AM CT. Citizens’ Lodge Park, 4577 Lodge Drive, Marianna, Florida. Event web page.
  • National Mayhaw Festival 5K. 8:30am ET. Colquitt Freewill Baptist Church 319 Grow Street, Colquitt, Georgia. Entry form and flyer. Dr. Russ Henley 229-758-8500, Anthony Cobb 229-758-3316.
  • Colin P. Kelly 5K and one-mile. 8:00am ET one mile / 8:30am ET 5K. Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center, North Florida Community College, Madison, Florida. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Denise Bell, belld@nfcc.edu or 850-973-9481; Tyler Coody, coodyt@nfcc.edu or 850-973-1639.
  • Geneva Festival On The Rivers 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:30am CT. Geneva Middle School, 501 North Cherokee Street, Geneva, Alabama 36340. Event web page. genevafestivalrun@yahoo.com or Greater Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce 334-684-6582 or 334-684-6843.
  • Gully Run 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET 5K / 9:00am ET one mile. Clyattville Elementary School, 5386 Madison Highway Valdosta, Georgia 31601. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. genevafestivalrun@yahoo.com or
  • Junior Baptist Association 15K and 5K fun run. 8:00am CT. Headland First Baptist Church, 301 East Church Street, Headland, Alabama 36345. Event web site. 15K course map. 5K course map. Event flier. Murray Yance, JBAMISSIONS@gmail.com or 334-648-0817.
  • Race For Enrichment 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET. 835 SW Bethlehem Ave, Fort White, Florida. Online registration at active.com.
28 APRIL 2012
  • Rose35th annual Rose City Run 10K and one mile kids' run. 8:00 am ET 10K / 9:30 am ET one mile. North Broad Street and Monroe Street, Thomasville, GA. USATF certified course GA92011WN (10K). 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site. rcr@ymcathomasville.org or 229-226-9878.
  • Ronald McDonald House Red Shoe Run 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET one mile / 8:30am ET 10K and 5K. Southwood Capital Office Complex, Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Kathy Anderson, kanderson@rmhctallahassee.org or 850-222-0056x23.
  • Trot For Tots 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET 5K / 9:00am ET one mile. Morningside Baptist Church, 1303 Vada Road, Bainbridge, Georgia 39818. Entry form and flyer. Jennifer Brock, 229-246-4880.
  • Chehaw Cheetah Chase 8-mile and 4-mile trail run and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET one mile / 8:30am ET 8 mile and 4 mile. Chehaw Park Mountain Bike Trailhead (next to BMX Track), 105 Philema Road Albany, Georgia. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at active.com. Entry form and flyer. chehawcheetahchase@gmail.com
  • Dewar Elementary PTO 5K and tot trot. 8:00am ET 5K / 9:15am ET tot trot. Dewar Elementary School, 3539 Mt. Zion Church Road, Valdosta, Georgia. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • SADA 5-A-Day 5K Trail Run. 8:00 am CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. Beth Battle, 334-794-5000x7393.
  • 2nd annual Furry Friend 5K. 7:45am CT. A.L. Kinsaul Park, 5th Street, Lynn Haven, Florida. Event web page. Online registration at active.com. Sean Brosnan, marketing@adoptme.org or 850-691-2725.
  • Running of the Bulldogs 5K. 9:00am ET. Bell High School track, 930 South Main Street, Bell, Florida. Online registration at active.com. 352-463-3232.
  • Set Our Souls Afire 5K and one-mile fun run. 6:30pm ET one mile / 6:50pm ET 5K. Lenox Baptist Church, 271 West Central Avenue, Lenox, Georgia 31637. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Martha Darden, martha.darden@peripheralmowers.us
  • Beach Blast Triathlon / Duathlon I. 7:00am CT Olympic distances / 7:30am CT sprint distances. St Joe Beach, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. Director@BeachBlastTriathlon.com
4 MAY 2012
  • 25th annual Gnat Days 5K. 7:00pm ET. Courthouse Square, Camilla, Georgia. 2011 story. Entry form and flyer. Jennifer Burnum, jennifer@camillageorgia.com or 229-336-5255.
5 MAY 2012
  • 11th annual Tallahassee Tails & Trails 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:30am ET. Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Service Center, 1125 Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RaceIt.com.
  • 27th annual Race Judicata 5K. 8:00am CT. Bay County Courthouse, 300 E. 4th Street, Panama City, Florida. Online registration at active.com.
  • Dothan Fire Department / Dothan Runners Club “Fit to Fight” 5K / 10K. 8:00 am CT. Dothan Fire Department Station #1, 600 Columbia Highway, Dothan, AL 36301. Entry form and flyer. Chief Shan Ash, snash@dothan.org or 334-615-4501.
  • Survivors and Fallen Heroes 5K. 9:00am CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, Building 4605, Fort Rucker, Alabama. Race flyer. 255-3794.
  • 2nd Annual Headland St. Jude 5K. 8:30am CT. Headland Town Square, Headland, Alabama. Stacey Capps, scapps02@aol.com or 334-596-3398; Shannon Livingston, gsliving4@comcast.com or 334-797-3185.
  • 3rd annual Tyler Carter Memorial Duathlon (2.3-mile run, 18.5-mile ride, 2.3-mile run). 8:00am ET. 101 Exum Road, Nashville, Georgia 31639. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
12 MAY 2012
  • Marzuq Shrine's 9th annual Mothers Day 5K. 8:00 am ET. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Keiff Lindsey, romanroch@hotmail.com or 850-212-2926.
  • 6th annual Missionette 5K / 10K Extraordinary Run. 8:00 am ET. Family Worship Center of Cairo, 1400 South Broad Street, Cairo, GA 39828. USATF certified course GA09001WC (10K) and GA09002WC (5K). 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Katina Stewart 229-378-0970.
  • Racing with Rotary 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET 5K / 9:00am ET one mile. Kinderlou Forest Recreation Center, Valdosta, Georgia 31601. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. 229-241-2251.
  • Colony City Chase 5K. 8:00am ET. Fitzgerald High School, 601 West Cypress, Fitzgerald, Georgia. Online registration at active.com.
  • Y-Club 5K Run For St. Jude's. 8:00 am ET. Floyd Tennis Center, Miluli Avenue at South Boulevard Drive, Bainbridge, Georgia. Entry form and flyer. Lori Brown, lbrown@dcboe.com or 229-254-3406.
  • Joey Maxwell 5K. 8:00 am ET. Whigham Baptist Church, Whigham, Georgia. Entry form and flyer. Kathy Maxwell, kmaxwell@dcboe.com
  • 30th annual Gulf Coast Triathlon (half ironman). 6:15am CT (first wave). Event web site. Online registration at active.com. gulfcoasttri@yahoo.com or 850-235-0720.
19 MAY 2012
  • Detective David White Memorial 5K. 9:00am ET. 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32304. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • 2nd annual Leon Volleyball 5K Pride Stride. 8:00 am ET. Leon High School, 550 East Tennessee Street Tallahassee, Florida 32308. Entry form and flyer. Angie Strickland, 850-443-1000.
  • 6th annual Run for Wakulla Springs 5K Trail Run and 1 Mile Fun Run. 8:00 am ET (one mile), 8:30 am ET (5K). Wakulla Springs State Park, 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, Florida 32327. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RaceIt.com. Ron and Cynthia Christen, 850-926-7834 or 850-567-0500.
  • Catfish Crawl 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30 am CT. M & B Train Depot, North Pear Street, Blountstown, Florida. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Ben Hall, firechief@blountstownfire.org or 850-674-4988.
  • Road Kill 5K. 8:00am ET. Reed Bingham State Park, 542 Reed Bingham Road, Adel, Georgia 31620. USATF certified course GA11076WC. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
20 MAY 2012
  • Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series #1. 8:00am ET. Morcom Aquatic Center, Potsdamer Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Mike Weyant, weyantm@comcast.net or 850-241-6591.Link
26 MAY 2012
  • 2nd annual Fight For Air 5K. Centerville Conservation Community, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. USATF certified course FL11064EBM. Event seriesE web site. Entry form and flyer. Patty Ballantine, eventstallahassee@lungfla.org or 386-2065 x 1141.
28 MAY 2012Link
  • USA Flag6th annual Memorial Day 5K Night Race. 7:00 pm ET. Bainbridge Middle School tennis courts, Miluli Avenue at South Boulevard Drive, Bainbridge, Georgia 39819. Entry form and flyer. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Stacy Warren, tsmwarren3@att.net
2 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 15th annual Potluck Bash 4-Mile Run. 6:00 pm ET. Forestmeadows Athletic Center, 4750 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671.
5 JUNE 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #1. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
7 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #1. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
9 JUNE 2012
  • Loop The Lake 5K. 7:30 am ET. Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club, 2459-H US Highway 280 West, Cordele, GA 31015. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. info@loop-the-lake.com or 229-446-4550.
12 JUNE 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #2. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
14 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #2. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
16 JUNE 2012
  • 34th annual Melon Run 5K. 8:15am ET. Old Jefferson County High School gym, Monticello, Florida. 2011 story. story. 2010 story. USATF certified course #FL06044DL. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Jessica Corley, jessicacorley@gmail.com or 850-519-2158.
19 JUNE 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #3. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
21 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #3. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
23 JUNE 2012
  • 14th annual Summer Sizzler 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:00 pm ET (1 mile), 7:30 pm ET (5K). St. George Island, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certifed course #FL99035DL. Event web site. Hobson Fulmer, hobson@fairpoint.net or 850-927-2510.
  • 34th annual Hot Trot 5K. 7:30 am CT. Washington-Holmes Technical Center, 757 Hoyt Street, Chipley, Florida 32428. 2011 story. Stan Owens 850-547-2244.
26 JUNE 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #4. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
28 JUNE 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #4. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
3 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #5. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
4 JULY 2012
  • 30th annual Greensboro Kiwanis Club's Firecracker 5000. 7:30am ET. Greensboro Town Hall, 150 E 11th Street, Greensboro, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story.
5 JULY 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #5. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
10 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #6. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
12 JULY 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #6. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
15 JULY 2012
  • Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series #2. 8:00am ET. Morcom Aquatic Center, Potsdamer Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Mike Weyant, weyantm@comcast.net or 850-241-6591.Link
17 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #7. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
19 JULY 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #7. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
24 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #8. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
26 JULY 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks & Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #8. 6:45pm ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
28 JULY 2012
  • 27th annual Critter Run 5K. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. USATF certified course #AL86003JD. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Event entry form. Larry Dykes, 334-792-6021.
31 JULY 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #9. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
4 AUGUST 2012
  • Possum Trot 5K. 7:30am CT. Wausau, Florida. 2011 story. Frank or Carol Kreis, 850-773-2030.
7 AUGUST 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #10. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
11 AUGUST 2012
  • 3rd annual Trojan Pride 5K. 8:00am ET. Pavilion #13, Tom Brown Park, Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Tanise Jackson tljackson212@gmail.com or Lincoln High School 850-487-2110.
  • Georgia Veterans Sprint Triathlon (400 yard swim / 13.6 mile bike / 5K run). 7:45am ET Duathlon / 8:00am ET Sprint Triathlon. Georgia Veterans State Park, 2459 U.S. Highway 280 W, Cordele , GA 31015. 2011 story. Event web site. Online registration for sprint triathlon at active.com. Sprint triathlon entry form and flyer. Jim Rainey, Georgia Multisports Productions, jim@gamultisports.com or 770-926-2367.
14 AUGUST 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #11. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
18 AUGUST 2012
  • 15th annual GWTC Breakfast On The Track One Mile Run. 7:45 am ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Bonnie Wright, 850-386-3500 or bwright@electro-net.com
21 AUGUST 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #12. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
25 AUGUST 2012
  • GWTC Miller Landing Madness 8K/5K/3K. 8:00 am ET. Elinor Klapp Phipps Park, Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
28 AUGUST 2012
  • Hot Summer Nights 5K Trail Run #13. 6:00 pm CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or (334) 792-6021.
2 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series #3. 8:00am ET. Morcom Aquatic Center, Potsdamer Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Mike Weyant, weyantm@comcast.net or 850-241-6591.Link
3 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • 5th annual Robin Lotane Memorial Red Cross Hurricane Run 5K. 8:00 am ET. Southwood Office Complex, Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Bob Lotane, 850-545-9446, or Debara Jump, debara.jump@tallyredcross.org or 850-402-5612.
8 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • Beach Blast Triathlon / Duathlon II. 7:00am CT Olympic distances / 7:30am CT sprint distances. St Joe Beach, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. Director@BeachBlastTriathlon.com
15 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 31st annual Tallahassee Women's Distance Festival 5K. 8:00am ET. Optimist Park, East Indianhead Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certified course #FL00022DL. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Lisa Unger, ungertl@juno.com or 850-562-2901.
  • Race of the South 10K / 5K / one-mile fun run. 7:30am ET 10K and 5K, 9:00am ET one mile. Moultrie YMCA, 601 26th Avenue Southeast, Moultrie, Georgia 31768. 2010 story. Event web page. Leslie Peretti, leslieymca@hotmail.com or 229-985-1154.
22 SEPTEMBER 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's Salute to Prefontaine 5K Cross-Country Run. 8:30am ET. Silver Lake Recreation Area of the Apalachicola National Forest, Silver Lake Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. Jeff Nielsen, dobieman@comcast.net or 850-459-8859.
6 OCTOBER 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's Pine Run at Tall Timbers 20K. 7:30 am ET. Tall Timbers Research Station, 13093 Henry Beadel Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Gordon Cherr, 850-556-5957 or scam22@aol.com
13 OCTOBER 2012
  • 6th annual Stepping Out For Your Heart 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00am ET 5K / 9:00am ET one mile. Tift County High School northeast campus, 3021 Fulwood Road, Tifton, Georgia 31794. Darian Peavy, darian.peavy@tiftregional.com or 229-353-7796.
21 OCTOBER 2012
  • Third annual “Running for the bay!” Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 50K ultramarathon. 7:15am ET. Apalachicola, Florida. Race web site.
27 OCTOBER 2012
  • 33rd annual Boston Mini-Marathon. 8:00 am ET. Commercial Bank, 124 West Jefferson Street, Boston, GA 31626. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Brad Johnson, bradjohnson@bankcb.com or 229-498-8500 (day) / 229-226-4679 (evening).
3 NOVEMBER 2012
  • Ironman Florida Triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run...duh!). 6:50am CT first wave. Boardwalk Beach Resort, 9400 South Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com.
17 NOVEMBER 2012
  • 18th annual Draggin' Tail 18-Mile Run, Relay, & 5K. 8:00 am CT. St Theresa's Catholic Church, 2056 Sunny Hills Boulevard, Sunny Hills, Florida. 2011 story. 2010 story. Marty Kirkland 850-265-8439 or Joe Edgecombe joeruns@yahoo.com or 850-763-5005.
22 NOVEMBER 2012

  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 37th annual Tallahassee Turkey Trot 15K / 10K / 5K. 8:00 am ET. State Office Satellite Complex at SouthWood, Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, FL. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671 or 850-668-2236

24 NOVEMBER 2012

  • Swine Time 5K. 8:30am ET. Swine Time Fairgrounds, New Street, Climax Georgia. 2011 story. Paul Fryer, pfryer1@gmail.com or 229-246-8560 or Chip Ariail, dariail@dcboe.com or 229-243-9120.
1 DECEMBER 2012
  • Gulf Winds Track Club Ten-Mile Challenge / Five-Mile Run. 8:00 am ET. Hawks Rise Elementary School, 205 Meadow Ridge Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32312-1565. USATF certified courses FL10078EBM (ten mile) and FL10077EBM (five mile). 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Event page on Facebook. Reid Vannoy, reidv@comcast.net or 850-591-7891.
  • Fourth annual Run for the Redfish Half-Marathon / 5K / one-mile fun run. 8:00am CT. Pier Park, Margaritaville, 16230 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach 32413. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site.

8 DECEMBER 2012

  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 32nd annual Tallahassee Ultra Distance Classic 50K/50M. 7:00 am ET. Wakulla Springs State Park, 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, Florida. USATF certified course FL08072EBM. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site. Gary Griffin, runlong@nettally.com

15 DECEMBER 2012

  • Gulf Wind Track Club's second annual Tannenbaum Trail 6K Cross Country Run. 9:00AM ET. Apalachee Regional Park Trail, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. 2011 story. Brian Corbin, brirun@comcast.net, or Herb Wills, hwills@gmail.com

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