Sunday, December 30, 2012

Kent and Davis are good to the Last Gasp

Westgate Park Trail, Dothan, AlabamaIn Dothan, Alabama, runners get many chances throughout the year to race on the Larry and Rona Dykes Trail in Westgate Park. Among other chances, there is the Mardi Gras 5K Trail Run in the winter, the Bryan Dowling Memorial 5K Run in the spring, the Life Is A Beach 5K Trail Run in the summer, and the Pilgrim Chase 5K Trail Run in the fall. But as the year winds down, the opportunities run out, and in late December only the last chance of all is left--the annual Last Gasp 5K Trail Run.


In 2012 the Last Gasp came on Saturday morning, December 29. 65 runners took advantage of Dothan's last racing date of the year. After finishing runner-up to Cairo's Stephen Robbins in the 2011 Last Gasp, Northview High senior Sean Kent was victorious in 2012, finishing over 400 meters ahead of the next runner in 17:59. Midland City master runner Jeff Dasinger ran 19:38 to place second, significantly faster than his seventh-place 20:18 that he ran at the previous year's Last Gasp.


Jeanne Davis was the first woman finisher, placing fifth overall in 22:17. A tight race developed for the women's runner-up spot, with Dothan's Jacqueline Sullins edging out Bonifay master runner Val Lichner
24:48 to 24:50. The two runners finished 12th and 13th overall.


After Dothan's last race in 2012, it's natural to wonder about the city's first race in 2013. That will be the 31st annual Hog Wild Run on Saturday afternoon, 26 January 2013, at 2:00 PM CT. After being contested at five miles from 1983 to 2009, the event is now a 15K and a 5K, both staged from the Depot Off Main near downtown Dothan. The course record in the 15K is 58:41, set in the 2012 Hog Wild by Cedric Gillette.


Top Ten Males
  1. 17:59 ~ Sean Kent (M, 17)
  2. 19:38 ~ Jeff Dasinger (M, 40)
  3. 21:45 ~ Brian Hickey (M, 44)
  4. 22:00 ~ Dale Thomas (M, 49)
  5. 22:45 ~ Kurt Sansom (M, 26)
  6. 22:54 ~ Danner Drake (M, 41)
  7. 24:04 ~ Randy Jordan (M, 52)
  8. 24:13 ~ Paul King (M, 39)
  9. 24:31 ~ Neil Guess (M, 39)
  10. 24:38 ~ Bobby Jesswein (M, 42)

Top Ten Females
  1. 22:17 ~ Jeanne Davis (F, 34)
  2. 24:48 ~ Jacqueline Sullins (F, 25)
  3. 24:50 ~ Val Lichner (F, 53)
  4. 26:16 ~ Nancy Hein (F, 56)
  5. 26:20 ~ April Stewart (F, 41)
  6. 26:27 ~ Nicki Short (F, 34)
  7. 27:16 ~ Hope Kirkland (F, 31)
  8. 27:48 ~ Debbie Geiger (F, 40)
  9. 28:33 ~ Autumn Dozier (F, 19)
  10. 29:15 ~ Rebecca Drake (F, 23)

Some past winners of Dothan's Last Gasp 5K Trail Run
DateMenWomen
18 DEC 199916:23, Matt Tillman19:57, Jennifer Hanley



20 DEC 2003
18 DEC 200419:40, Brian Hickey24:13, Nancy Hein
17 DEC 2005Gabe MitchellLou Ellen Jayroe
23 DEC 200617:35, Aubrey Darnell22:23, Sara Jackson
22 DEC 2007
27 DEC 200820:17, Terrion Williams23:59, Daphne Cook
26 DEC 2009
11 DEC 201020:28, Michael Brennan24:51, Julie Harris
31 DEC 201117:40, Stephen Robbins20:26, Dana Cody
29 DEC 201217:59, Sean Kent22:17, Jeanne Davis

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

26 December 2012 Tallahassee 100-Mile Race Calendar

This is the Tallahassee vicinity road-race schedule for 26 December 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
29 DECEMBER 2012
  • Last Gasp 5K Trail Run. 9:00AM CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
30 DECEMBER 2012
  • Biggest Loser Half Marathon and 5K. 7:00 AM CT. Pier Park, 600 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com
31 DECEMBER 2012
  • Valdosta New Year's Eve 5K. 9:00 PM ET. Lowndes High School, 1606 Norman Drive, Valdosta Georgia, 31601. Entry form and flyer. Register online at RunSignUp.com. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
    5 JANUARY 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 29th annual Bowlegs 5K Run for Scholarship. 9:00am ET. FAMU / FSU College of Engineering, 2525 Pottsdamer Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32310-6046. USATF certified course #FL95008DL. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Larry Giunipero, lgiunip@cob.fsu.edu or 850-878-5569, or Bill Hillison, bhillis@garnet.acns.fsu.edu or 850-893-4557.
    • 5K Benefit Run for K9s for Warriors. 9:00 AM CT. Albany Marine Logistics Base, 814 Radford Blvd, Albany, Georgia. Online registration at active.com.
    • Butterfly 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Winn Dixie parking lot, 3200 North Ashley Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. Event page on Facebook.
    12 JANUARY 2013
    19 JANUARY 2013
    • 4th annual Red Fox Trot 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET one mile.Roberts Elementary School, 5777 Pimlico Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2012 story. 2011 story. Entry form and flyer. Kim Vinson, ksvinson@embarqmail.com or 850-488-0923 or 850-668-7430.
    • 9th annual Kiwanis River Run 10K / 5K. 9:00am ET. Earle May Boat Basin, 100 Boat Basin Circle, Bainbridge, Georgia 39817. 2012 story. 2011 story. 10K is on USATF certified course GA05001WC. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Lance Wilson, lance.wilson096@cottonstates.com or 229-400-5854.
    • School of Arts and Sciences Dragon Dash 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00 AM ET one mile / 9:30 AM ET 5K. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. Entry form and flyer. Kate Taluga, talugak@leonschools.net or 850-386-6566.
    • 2nd annual House of Hope 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. First Baptist Church, 640 Grace Avenue Panama City, Florida.Online registration at active.com.
    • Run 4 Missions Four-Mile Run and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Baptist Student Center, 1522 North Oak Street, Valdosta, Georgia. Event web page. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
    • 17th annual Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon / Half-Marathon / 5K. 8:00 AM ET Marathon / 8:15 AM ET Half-Marathon / 8:30 AM ET 5K. Museum of Aviation, Hwy 247 and Russell Parkway, Warner Robins, Georgia. USATF certified courses #GA10005WC (Marathon), #GA09003WC (Half Marathon), #GA09005WC (5K). Event web page. Museum of Aviation Foundation at museumevents@museumofaviation.org or 478-923-6600, or John Hunter, Race Director, at hunterjh@cox.net or 478-335-3426.
    26 JANUARY 2013
    • 4th annual FSU First Responder Unit 5K. 9:00 AM ET. Integration Statue on Woodward Plaza, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. FRU@admin.fsu.edu or 850-644-3349.
    • 2nd annual Tour de Frenchtown 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Renaissance Community Center, 457 Virginia Street, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. Jessica White, jmw4721@aol.com
    • Purple Heart 5K. 9:00 AM ET. Bainbridge College, 2500 East Shotwell St. Bainbridge Georgia. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Contact Eric Dueno, eric.dueno@bainbridge.edu or 229-248-2577, or Marcus Starling 850-766-9504.
    • PigThe 31st annual Hog Wild Run 15K and 5K. 2:00pm CT. The Depot Off Main, 120 Museum Avenue, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2012 story. 2011 story. 15K course map. Event web page. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
    • 4th annual ABAC Fitness Festival 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00am ET. Red Hills Tennis Complex, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Perimeter Road, Tifton, Georgia. 2011 story. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Register online. Cindy Epperly, cepperly@abac.edu or 229-391-5082.
    • Saint Teresa's School Nun Run 5K and One-Mile Fun Run. 8:30am ET. Saint Teresa's School, 417 Edgewood Lane, Albany, Georgia 31707. 2011 story. Saint Teresa's School web site. Online registration at active.com.
    • Heels for Hope 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. Boll Weevil Monument, 121 North Main Street, Enterprise, Alabama. Online registration at active.com.
    • 2nd annual Soaring Eagle 5K. 9:00am ET. Community Christian Academy, 218 East 8th Street, Adel, Georgia. 2012 story.
    2 FEBRUARY 2013
    • Apple Classic 10K and 5K. 8:00 AM CT. 74 Great Hammock Bend Freeport, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com.
    • Black History 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility, 5900 Skychief Street, Fort Rucker, Alabama 36362. 334-255-2296.
    3 FEBRUARY 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 39th annual Tallahassee Marathon and Half-Marathon. 7:30 am ET. Mike Long Track, Florida State University, Chieftain Way at Spirit Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event page on Facebook. Event web site. Tallahasseemarathon@gmail.com
    9 FEBRUARY 2013
    • Samoa21st annual Run For The Cookies 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30AM ET one mile / 9:00AM ET 5K. Tallahassee Community College Lifetime Sports Center, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32304. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified 5K course FL08011EBM.  Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Dr. Jeanne O'Kon, okonj@tcc.fl.edu or 850-894-2019.
    • 2nd annual Southeast Alabama Community Foundation's 2013 Half Marathon and 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Flowers Hospital 4370 West Main Street, Dothan, Alabama. Event web page. Online registration at active.com.
    • Jog With The Generals 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET 9:00 AM ET. Georgia Christian School, 4359 Dasher Road, Valdosta, Georgia. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
    16 FEBRUARY 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 25th annual Flash 12K and 6K. 8:30AM ET. San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park, 148 Old Fort Road, St. Marks, Florida 32355. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2008 story. Course map. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RaceIt.com. Mark Priddy, MarkPriddy@msn.com
    • 3rd annual Hospice Half Marathon & Dewey Dash 5K color run. 7:00 AM ET. Georgia Christian School, 4359 Dasher Road, Valdosta, GA 31601-2101. 2011 story. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. Leanna Greene, hospicehalfanddash@gmail.com or 229-563-7676.
    • Hot Cocoa 15K, 10K, and 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Beacon Hill Park, St. Joe Beach, Florida. Online registration at active.com.
    23 FEBRUARY 2013
    • There's No Place Like Home 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Madison Street Park, 2884 Madison Street, Marianna, Florida. Event web page.
    • Strides For Scholars 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Nelson Building, 1311 Balboa Avenue, Panama City, Florida. Event web page.
    2 MARCH 2013
    • Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00AM ET one mile / 8:30am ET 10K and 5K. Thomasville Road Baptist Church, 3131 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified course FL09035EBM (10K). USATF certified course FL09036EBM (5K). Grea Bevis, greabevis@yahoo.com
    • 7th annual Albany Marathon and Half-Marathon. 7:00 am ET. Veteran's Park, 112 North Front Street, Albany, GA 31701. USATF certified course GA07003WC (Marathon), GA07002WC (half-Marathon). 2011 story. Event web site. Printable entry form. Online registration at active.com. info@albanymarathon.com or 229-317-4760.
    • Red Pepper Run 5K. 8:00am ET. The Blue Parrot, 68 West Gorrie Drive, St. George Island, Florida 32328. 2011 story. Susan Bassett, 850-323-0092.
    • Miles For Madison 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Mosley High School, 501 Mosley Drive, Lynn Haven, Florida. Online registration at active.com.
    9 MARCH 2013
    • Shamrock Scurry 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00AM ET one mile / 8:30AM ET 5K. Killearn United Methodist Church, 2800 Shamrock South, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. USATF certified course #FL10021EBM. Course map. Connie Clark, rclarke54@comcast.net or 850-933-2429.
    • 35th annual Winston Howell 10,000 Meter Road Race. 9:00am CT. National Guard Armory, Highway 52 and 167, Hartford, AL 36344. 2011 story. USATF certified course #AL96005JD. Event web site. Cary Hatcher at hatch@alaweb.com or 334-588-2343.
    10 MARCH 2013
    • 4th annual Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K. 7:40am ET. Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch, 1813 Cecil Webb Place, Live Oak, FL 32060. USATF certified course FL10028EBM (Marathon and half-Marathon), Event web page. Online registration at active.com. Chris Carusone, 941-799-7184.
    16 MARCH 2013
    • 3rd annual Doggie Dash 8K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Southwood Central Park, Grove Park Drive at Terrebone Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. Chris Akins or Sheri Logue, kgalban@southernscholarship.org or 850-717-3714.
    • Capital City Youth Services Celtic 5K. 2:00 PM ET. College Avenue and Adams Street, Downtown Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story.
    • St Patrick's Day 10K and 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility, Bldg 4605 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 36362. 334-255-2296.
    23 MARCH 2013
    • 4th annual Education For Life 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Kim Galban, kgalban@southernscholarship.org
    • 2nd annual Bainbridge Half Marathon. 7:00AM ET. Memorial Hospital, 1500 E. Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Georgia. 2012 story. Event web site.
    30 MARCH 2013
    • 13th annual Red Hills Triathlon (1/3-mile swim, 16-mile bike, 3.1-mile run). 7:30am ET. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site.
    • 4th annual Junior Service League of Panama City 5K Rabbit Race and ½-mile Bunny Hop. 8:00am CT. Panama City Marina Civic Center, 8 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, Florida 32401. 5k@jlpanamacity.org
    6 APRIL 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 38th annual Springtime 10K, Publix 5K and Target 1-Miler. 7:45am ET one-mile / 8:10am ET 10K and 5K. Leon County Courthouse, 301 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32301. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Judy Alexander, jalexander98@comcast.net or 850-383-1361.
    13 APRIL 2013
    • 2nd annual Run For The Nurses Half Marathon, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Red Hills Tennis Complex, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Perimeter Road, Tifton, Georgia. Event web page. Online registration at active.com.
    14 APRIL 2013
    • 3rd annual Tomato Trot 5K. 11:00 AM ET. Tallahassee Auto Museum, 6800 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32308. 2012 story. Online registration at active.com.
    20 APRIL 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 39th annual Palace Saloon 5K. 8:00am ET. James Messer Fields Park, Jackson Bluff Road and Dupree Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304. USATF certified course FL13028EBM. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Mike Burns, michaelaburns@yahoo.com
    27 APRIL 2013
    • Rose36th 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). 2012 story. 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. 2012 story. Kathy Anderson, kanderson@rmhctallahassee.org or 850-222-0056x23.
    4 MAY 2013
    • 12th annual Tallahassee Tails and Trails 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET. Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Service Center, 1125 Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site.
    • Run 4 Mercy 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Southwood Town Center, Merchants Row Boulevard at Four Oaks Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. RFM2012@mercyministries.com
    11 MAY 2013
    • Army Ten Miler. 7:00 AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility, Bldg 4605 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 36362. 334-255-2296.
    18 MAY 2013
    • 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. Katina Stewart 229-378-0970.
    27 MAY 2013
    • USA Flag7th annual Memorial Day 5K Night Race. 7:00 pm ET. Bainbridge Middle School tennis courts, Miluli Avenue at South Boulevard Drive, Bainbridge, Georgia 39819. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Stacy Warren, tsmwarren3@att.net
    • 5thUSA Flag annual Valdosta Memorial Day 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Valdosta Early College Academy, 1605 Azalea Drive, Valdosta, Georgia. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
    1 JUNE 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 16th annual Potluck Bash 4-Mile Run. 6:00 pm ET. Forestmeadows Athletic Center, 4750 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671.
    4 JULY 2013
    • 5th annual Valdosta Independence Day 5K. 7:15am ET. 3200 North Ashley Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
    17 AUGUST 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 16th annual Breakfast On The Track One Mile Run. 7:45 am ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Bonnie Wright, bonniedwright@gmail.com or 850-386-3500.
    24 AUGUST 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's Miller Landing Madness 8K/5K/3K. 8:00 am ET. Elinor Klapp Phipps Park, Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
    31 AUGUST 2013

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    14 SEPTEMBER 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 32nd annual Tallahassee Women's Distance Festival 5K. 8:00am ET. Optimist Park, East Indianhead Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certified course #FL00022DL. Entry form and flyer. Lisa Unger, ungertl@juno.com or 850-562-2901.
    21 SEPTEMBER 2013
    • 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. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Jeff Nielsen, dobieman@comcast.net or 850-459-8859.
    • Race of the South 10K / 5K / one-mile fun run. 7:30 AM ET 10K and 5K, 9:00 AM ET one mile. Moultrie YMCA, 601 26th Avenue Southeast, Moultrie, Georgia 31768. 2012 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Leslie Peretti, leslieymca@hotmail.com or 229-985-1154.
    28 SEPTEMBER 2013
    • Hispanic Heritage Gate-To-Gate 4.2-Mile Run. 9:00 AM CT. 3rd Avenue and Raider Street parking lot, Fort Rucker, Alabama. Fortenberry-Colton PFF at 255-3794.
    12 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. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Chuck and Jana Davis, cdaviscycle@gmail.com
    25 OCTOBER 2013
    • PumpkinheadYMCA Trick or Trot 5K Night Race and one-mile fun run. 6:00 PM ET one mile / 6:30 PM ET 5K. YMCA at Southwood, 3196 Merchants Row Boulevard suite 200, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. Entry form and flyer. Tasha Everette, teverette@capitalregionymca.org
    26 OCTOBER 2013
    • 34th annual Boston Mini-Marathon. 8:00 am ET. Commercial Bank, 124 West Jefferson Street, Boston, GA 31626. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Brad Johnson, bradjohnson@bankcb.com or 229-498-8500 (day) / 229-226-4679 (evening).
    • Spooky 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, Building 4605 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama. 334-255-0308.
    11 NOVEMBER 2013
    • USA Flag3rd annual Allen Beal Memorial Veterans' Day 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Vietnam War Memorial, South Calhoun Street at Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story.
    23 NOVEMBER 2013
    • 19th annual Draggin' Tail 18-Mile Run, Relay, and 5K. 8:00 am CT. St Theresa's Catholic Church, 2056 Sunny Hills Boulevard, Sunny Hills, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story.  Marty Kirkland 850-265-8439 or Joe Edgecombe joeruns@yahoo.com or 850-763-5005.
    • Turkey Trot 10K and 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility, Bldg 4605 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 36362. 334-255-2296.
    28 NOVEMBER 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 38th annual Tallahassee Turkey Trot 15K / 10K / 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 am ET. State Office Satellite Complex at SouthWood, Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, FL. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671 or 850-668-2236
    • Valdosta Thanksgiving Day 5K. 8:00am ET. Valdosta Early College Academy, Azalea Drive and College Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
    .30 NOVEMBER 2013
    • 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.
    7 DECEMBER 2013
    • 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). 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Lisa or Eric Johnson, 10MileChallenge@gmail.com
    • Fifth 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. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story.  Event web site.
    14 DECEMBER 2013
    • 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. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site. Gary Griffin, runlong@nettally.com
    • Mistletoe 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility, 5900 Skychief Street, Fort Rucker, Alabama 36362. 334-255-2296.
    21 DECEMBER 2013
    • Gulf Wind Track Club's third annual Tannenbaum Trail 6K Cross Country Run. 9:00AM ET. Apalachee Regional Park Trail, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. Brian Corbin, brirun@comcast.net, or Herb Wills, hwills@gmail.com

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    Thursday, December 20, 2012

    Red Nose course comes up short, but not Charlie Johnson

    When planning their second annual Red Nose Run, the Thomasville, Georgia Junior Service League did just about everything right. In addition to bringing back the 5K from 2011, they added a half marathon, currently one of the hottest distances on the racing circuit. To make sure that runners would have meaningful performances in the race, they had the half-marathon course USATF certified, assuring that it was an accurate 13.1 miles long. For good measure, the 5K course was also certified.


    But on the morning of the race, Saturday, 15 December 2012, the plans fell short when the competitors were turned around early on the out-and-back half-marathon course, failing to run far enough south on Metcalf Road. The course was accurate, but the athletes didn't run the course.


    As one of the disappointed runners put it, "I ran a twelve-mile half marathon this morning."


    However abbreviated, the long event at Red Nose Run was still a race, and Tallahassee triathlete Charlie Johnson won that race, clocking a 73:51 for whatever the distance was. At 75:14, Drew Rabun of Savannah followed Johnson over the line in the runner-up position, while Tallahassee's Eric Godin was third in 77:21. Fourth place and the top master spot went to Derek Larson of Columbus, Georgia in 80:56. Savannah, Georgia runner Sarah Batt was the first woman as well as the first woman master, placing ninth overall in 83:05. 96 athletes completed the abbreviated half marathon.


    Top Ten Males, Half Marathon
    1. 1:13:51 ~ Charlie Johnson (M, 33) Tallahassee, FL
    2. 1:15:14 ~ Drew Rabun (M, 32) Savannah, GA
    3. 1:17:21 ~ Eric Godin (M, 28) Tallahassee, FL
    4. 1:20:56 ~ Derek Larson (M, 42) Columbus, GA
    5. 1:22:00 ~ Tae Ross (M, 18) Bainbridge, GA
    6. 1:22:22 ~ Doyle Wallace (M, 17) Valdosta, GA
    7. 1:22:25 ~ Tyler Thurman (M, 17) Valdosta, GA
    8. 1:23:01 ~ Michael Kennett (M, 39) Tallahassee , FL
    9. 1:26:09 ~ Chuck Lang (M, 47) Tallahassee, FL
    10. 1:33:17 ~ Chad Johnson (M, 42) Thomasville, GA

    Top Ten Females, Half Marathon
    1. 1:23:05 ~ Sarah Batt (F, 47) Savannah, GA
    2. 1:24:57 ~ Melissa Thompson (F, 28) Thomasville, GA
    3. 1:30:11 ~ Ashley Daily (F, 25) Tallahassee, FL
    4. 1:31:30 ~ Mary Anne Grayson (F, 46) Thomasville, GA
    5. 1:33:19 ~ Lori Richardson (F, 26) Thomasville, GA
    6. 1:36:01 ~ Tiffany Nunnally (F, 33) Thomasville, GA
    7. 1:37:30 ~ Kristi Wilhelm (F, 42) Thomasville, GA
    8. 1:43:55 ~ Christy Cherry (F, 35) Moultrie, GA
    9. 1:44:49 ~ Kristen Baird (F, 23) Savannah, GA
    10. 1:45:22 ~ Theresa Sullivan (F, 52) Panama City, FL

    No wrong turns marred the 5K. In a battle of high school distance runners, Leon HS freshman Charlie Lang edged out Thomas County Central HS sophomore Terrence Smith for the win, 21:04 to 21:08. Valdosta master runner Rick Mazurkiewicz was third in 21:11. Another high school distance runner, Maclay School sophomore Lindsey Poole, was the first female finisher in the 5K, running 23:41. At 23:58 Thomasville's Nancy Herring was the first female master and second female finisher. 349 runners finished the 2012 Red Nose Run 5K, up from 272 in the 2011 race.


    Top Ten Males, 5K
    1. 21:04 ~ Charlie Lang (M, 14) Tallahassee, FL
    2. 21:08 ~ Terrance Smith (M, 15) Thomasville, GA
    3. 21:11 ~ Rick Mazurkiwicz (M, 45) Valdosta, GA
    4. 21:52 ~ Anthony Terrou (M, 24) Thomasville, GA
    5. 21:54 ~ Todd Hanseon (M, 34) Thomasville, GA
    6. 22:29 ~ Ryan Owen (M, 13) Thomasville, GA
    7. 22:31 ~ Sam Spears (M, 32) Phenix City, AL
    8. 22:43 ~ Bret Owens (M, 43) Boston, GA
    9. 22:53 ~ Chris Holt (M, 31) Thomasville, GA
    10. 22:58 ~ Darryl Davidson (M, 16) Thomasville, GA

    Top Ten Females, 5K
    1. 23:41 ~ Lindsey Poole (F, 16) Tallahassee , FL
    2. 23:58 ~ Nancy Herring (F, 57) Thomasville, GA
    3. 24:02 ~ Ellen Stauffer (F, 21) Thomasville, GA
    4. 24:50 ~ Cassie Mills (F, 26) Thomasville, GA
    5. 25:22 ~ Krissy Hurst (F, 36) Monticello, FL
    6. 25:29 ~ Beverly Hamilton (F, 34) Thomasville, GA
    7. 25:29 ~ Kayley Tudor (F, 16) Thomasville, GA
    8. 25:50 ~ Leigh Stauffer (F, 18) Thomasville, GA
    9. 25:52 ~ Kelly Garland (F, 41) Tallahassee , FL
    10. 26:13 ~ Taylor Shiver (F, 28) Thomasville, GA

    Links

    Wednesday, December 19, 2012

    19 December 2012 Tallahassee 100-Mile Race Calendar

    This is the Tallahassee vicinity road-race schedule for 19 December 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.
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    29 DECEMBER 2012
    • Last Gasp 5K Trail Run. 9:00AM CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
    30 DECEMBER 2012
    • Biggest Loser Half Marathon and 5K. 7:00 AM CT. Pier Park, 600 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com
    31 DECEMBER 2012
    • Valdosta New Year's Eve 5K. 9:00 PM ET. Lowndes High School, 1606 Norman Drive, Valdosta Georgia, 31601. Entry form and flyer. Register online at RunSignUp.com. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
    5 JANUARY 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 29th annual Bowlegs 5K Run for Scholarship. 9:00am ET. FAMU / FSU College of Engineering, 2525 Pottsdamer Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32310-6046. USATF certified course #FL95008DL. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Larry Giunipero, lgiunip@cob.fsu.edu or 850-878-5569, or Bill Hillison, bhillis@garnet.acns.fsu.edu or 850-893-4557.
    • 5K Benefit Run for K9s for Warriors. 9:00 AM CT. Albany Marine Logistics Base, 814 Radford Blvd, Albany, Georgia. Online registration at active.com.
    • Butterfly 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Winn Dixie parking lot, 3200 North Ashley Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. Event page on Facebook.
    12 JANUARY 2013
    19 JANUARY 2013
    • 4th annual Red Fox Trot 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET one mile.Roberts Elementary School, 5777 Pimlico Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2012 story. 2011 story. Entry form and flyer. Kim Vinson, ksvinson@embarqmail.com or 850-488-0923 or 850-668-7430.
    • 9th annual Kiwanis River Run 10K / 5K. 9:00am ET. Earle May Boat Basin, 100 Boat Basin Circle, Bainbridge, Georgia 39817. 2012 story. 2011 story. 10K is on USATF certified course GA05001WC. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Lance Wilson, lance.wilson096@cottonstates.com or 229-400-5854.
    • School of Arts and Sciences Dragon Dash 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00 AM ET one mile / 9:30 AM ET 5K. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. Entry form and flyer. Kate Taluga, talugak@leonschools.net or 850-386-6566.
    • 2nd annual House of Hope 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. First Baptist Church, 640 Grace Avenue Panama City, Florida.Online registration at active.com.
    • Run 4 Missions Four-Mile Run and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Baptist Student Center, 1522 North Oak Street, Valdosta, Georgia. Event web page. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
    • 17th annual Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon / Half-Marathon / 5K. 8:00 AM ET Marathon / 8:15 AM ET Half-Marathon / 8:30 AM ET 5K. Museum of Aviation, Hwy 247 and Russell Parkway, Warner Robins, Georgia. USATF certified courses #GA10005WC (Marathon), #GA09003WC (Half Marathon), #GA09005WC (5K). Event web page. Museum of Aviation Foundation at museumevents@museumofaviation.org or 478-923-6600, or John Hunter, Race Director, at hunterjh@cox.net or 478-335-3426.
    26 JANUARY 2013
    • 4th annual FSU First Responder Unit 5K. 9:00 AM ET. Integration Statue on Woodward Plaza, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. FRU@admin.fsu.edu or 850-644-3349.
    • 2nd annual Tour de Frenchtown 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Renaissance Community Center, 457 Virginia Street, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. Jessica White, jmw4721@aol.com
    • Purple Heart 5K. 9:00 AM ET. Bainbridge College, 2500 East Shotwell St. Bainbridge Georgia. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Contact Eric Dueno, eric.dueno@bainbridge.edu or 229-248-2577, or Marcus Starling 850-766-9504.
    • PigThe 31st annual Hog Wild Run 15K and 5K. 2:00pm CT. The Depot Off Main, 120 Museum Avenue, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2012 story. 2011 story. 15K course map. Event web page. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
    • 4th annual ABAC Fitness Festival 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00am ET. Red Hills Tennis Complex, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Perimeter Road, Tifton, Georgia. 2011 story. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Register online. Cindy Epperly, cepperly@abac.edu or 229-391-5082.
    • Saint Teresa's School Nun Run 5K and One-Mile Fun Run. 8:30am ET. Saint Teresa's School, 417 Edgewood Lane, Albany, Georgia 31707. 2011 story. Saint Teresa's School web site. Online registration at active.com.
    • Heels for Hope 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. Boll Weevil Monument, 121 North Main Street, Enterprise, Alabama. Online registration at active.com.
    • 2nd annual Soaring Eagle 5K. 9:00am ET. Community Christian Academy, 218 East 8th Street, Adel, Georgia. 2012 story.
    2 FEBRUARY 2013
    • Apple Classic 10K and 5K. 8:00 AM CT. 74 Great Hammock Bend Freeport, Florida. Event web site. Online registration at active.com.
    • Black History 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility, 5900 Skychief Street, Fort Rucker, Alabama 36362. 334-255-2296.
    3 FEBRUARY 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 39th annual Tallahassee Marathon and Half-Marathon. 7:30 am ET. Mike Long Track, Florida State University, Chieftain Way at Spirit Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event page on Facebook. Event web site. Tallahasseemarathon@gmail.com
    9 FEBRUARY 2013
    • Samoa21st annual Run For The Cookies 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30AM ET one mile / 9:00AM ET 5K. Tallahassee Community College Lifetime Sports Center, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32304. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified 5K course FL08011EBM.  Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Dr. Jeanne O'Kon, okonj@tcc.fl.edu or 850-894-2019.
    • 2nd annual Southeast Alabama Community Foundation's 2013 Half Marathon and 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Flowers Hospital 4370 West Main Street, Dothan, Alabama. Event web page. Online registration at active.com.
    • Jog With The Generals 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET 9:00 AM ET. Georgia Christian School, 4359 Dasher Road, Valdosta, Georgia. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
    16 FEBRUARY 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 25th annual Flash 12K and 6K. 8:30AM ET. San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park, 148 Old Fort Road, St. Marks, Florida 32355. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2008 story. Course map. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RaceIt.com. Mark Priddy, MarkPriddy@msn.com
    • 3rd annual Hospice Half Marathon & Dewey Dash 5K color run. 7:00 AM ET. Georgia Christian School, 4359 Dasher Road, Valdosta, GA 31601-2101. 2011 story. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. Leanna Greene, hospicehalfanddash@gmail.com or 229-563-7676.
    • Hot Cocoa 15K, 10K, and 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Beacon Hill Park, St. Joe Beach, Florida. Online registration at active.com.
    23 FEBRUARY 2013
    • There's No Place Like Home 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Madison Street Park, 2884 Madison Street, Marianna, Florida. Event web page.
    • Strides For Scholars 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Nelson Building, 1311 Balboa Avenue, Panama City, Florida. Event web page.
    2 MARCH 2013
    • Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00AM ET one mile / 8:30am ET 10K and 5K. Thomasville Road Baptist Church, 3131 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified course FL09035EBM (10K). USATF certified course FL09036EBM (5K). Grea Bevis, greabevis@yahoo.com
    • 7th annual Albany Marathon and Half-Marathon. 7:00 am ET. Veteran's Park, 112 North Front Street, Albany, GA 31701. USATF certified course GA07003WC (Marathon), GA07002WC (half-Marathon). 2011 story. Event web site. Printable entry form. Online registration at active.com. info@albanymarathon.com or 229-317-4760.
    • Red Pepper Run 5K. 8:00am ET. The Blue Parrot, 68 West Gorrie Drive, St. George Island, Florida 32328. 2011 story. Susan Bassett, 850-323-0092.
    • Miles For Madison 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Mosley High School, 501 Mosley Drive, Lynn Haven, Florida. Online registration at active.com.
    9 MARCH 2013
    • Shamrock Scurry 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00AM ET one mile / 8:30AM ET 5K. Killearn United Methodist Church, 2800 Shamrock South, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. USATF certified course #FL10021EBM. Course map. Connie Clark, rclarke54@comcast.net or 850-933-2429.
    • 35th annual Winston Howell 10,000 Meter Road Race. 9:00am CT. National Guard Armory, Highway 52 and 167, Hartford, AL 36344. 2011 story. USATF certified course #AL96005JD. Event web site. Cary Hatcher at hatch@alaweb.com or 334-588-2343.
    10 MARCH 2013
    • 4th annual Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K. 7:40am ET. Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch, 1813 Cecil Webb Place, Live Oak, FL 32060. USATF certified course FL10028EBM (Marathon and half-Marathon), Event web page. Online registration at active.com. Chris Carusone, 941-799-7184.
    16 MARCH 2013
    • 3rd annual Doggie Dash 8K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Southwood Central Park, Grove Park Drive at Terrebone Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. Chris Akins or Sheri Logue, kgalban@southernscholarship.org or 850-717-3714.
    • Capital City Youth Services Celtic 5K. 2:00 PM ET. College Avenue and Adams Street, Downtown Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story.
    • St Patrick's Day 10K and 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility, Bldg 4605 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 36362. 334-255-2296.
    23 MARCH 2013
    • 4th annual Education For Life 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Kim Galban, kgalban@southernscholarship.org
    • 2nd annual Bainbridge Half Marathon. 7:00AM ET. Memorial Hospital, 1500 E. Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Georgia. 2012 story. Event web site.
    30 MARCH 2013
    • 13th annual Red Hills Triathlon (1/3-mile swim, 16-mile bike, 3.1-mile run). 7:30am ET. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site.
    • 4th annual Junior Service League of Panama City 5K Rabbit Race and ½-mile Bunny Hop. 8:00am CT. Panama City Marina Civic Center, 8 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, Florida 32401. 5k@jlpanamacity.org
    6 APRIL 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 38th annual Springtime 10K, Publix 5K and Target 1-Miler. 7:45am ET one-mile / 8:10am ET 10K and 5K. Leon County Courthouse, 301 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32301. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Judy Alexander, jalexander98@comcast.net or 850-383-1361.
    13 APRIL 2013
    • 2nd annual Run For The Nurses Half Marathon, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Red Hills Tennis Complex, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Perimeter Road, Tifton, Georgia. Event web page. Online registration at active.com.
    14 APRIL 2013
    • 3rd annual Tomato Trot 5K. 11:00 AM ET. Tallahassee Auto Museum, 6800 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32308. 2012 story. Online registration at active.com.
    20 APRIL 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 39th annual Palace Saloon 5K. 8:00am ET. James Messer Fields Park, Jackson Bluff Road and Dupree Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304. USATF certified course FL13028EBM. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Mike Burns, michaelaburns@yahoo.com
    27 APRIL 2013
    • Rose36th 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). 2012 story. 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. 2012 story. Kathy Anderson, kanderson@rmhctallahassee.org or 850-222-0056x23.
    4 MAY 2013
    • 12th annual Tallahassee Tails and Trails 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET. Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Service Center, 1125 Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site.
    • Run 4 Mercy 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Southwood Town Center, Merchants Row Boulevard at Four Oaks Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. RFM2012@mercyministries.com
    11 MAY 2013
    • Army Ten Miler. 7:00 AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility, Bldg 4605 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 36362. 334-255-2296.
    18 MAY 2013
    • 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. Katina Stewart 229-378-0970.
    27 MAY 2013
    • USA Flag7th annual Memorial Day 5K Night Race. 7:00 pm ET. Bainbridge Middle School tennis courts, Miluli Avenue at South Boulevard Drive, Bainbridge, Georgia 39819. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Stacy Warren, tsmwarren3@att.net
    • 5thUSA Flag annual Valdosta Memorial Day 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Valdosta Early College Academy, 1605 Azalea Drive, Valdosta, Georgia. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
    1 JUNE 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 16th annual Potluck Bash 4-Mile Run. 6:00 pm ET. Forestmeadows Athletic Center, 4750 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671.
    4 JULY 2013
    • 5th annual Valdosta Independence Day 5K. 7:15am ET. 3200 North Ashley Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
    17 AUGUST 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 16th annual Breakfast On The Track One Mile Run. 7:45 am ET. Maclay School track, 3737 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Bonnie Wright, bonniedwright@gmail.com or 850-386-3500.
    24 AUGUST 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's Miller Landing Madness 8K/5K/3K. 8:00 am ET. Elinor Klapp Phipps Park, Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
    31 AUGUST 2013

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    14 SEPTEMBER 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 32nd annual Tallahassee Women's Distance Festival 5K. 8:00am ET. Optimist Park, East Indianhead Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certified course #FL00022DL. Entry form and flyer. Lisa Unger, ungertl@juno.com or 850-562-2901.
    21 SEPTEMBER 2013
    • 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. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Jeff Nielsen, dobieman@comcast.net or 850-459-8859.
    • Race of the South 10K / 5K / one-mile fun run. 7:30 AM ET 10K and 5K, 9:00 AM ET one mile. Moultrie YMCA, 601 26th Avenue Southeast, Moultrie, Georgia 31768. 2012 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Leslie Peretti, leslieymca@hotmail.com or 229-985-1154.
    28 SEPTEMBER 2013
    • Hispanic Heritage Gate-To-Gate 4.2-Mile Run. 9:00 AM CT. 3rd Avenue and Raider Street parking lot, Fort Rucker, Alabama. Fortenberry-Colton PFF at 255-3794.
    12 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. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Chuck and Jana Davis, cdaviscycle@gmail.com
    25 OCTOBER 2013
    • PumpkinheadYMCA Trick or Trot 5K Night Race and one-mile fun run. 6:00 PM ET one mile / 6:30 PM ET 5K. YMCA at Southwood, 3196 Merchants Row Boulevard suite 200, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. Entry form and flyer. Tasha Everette, teverette@capitalregionymca.org
    26 OCTOBER 2013
    • 34th annual Boston Mini-Marathon. 8:00 am ET. Commercial Bank, 124 West Jefferson Street, Boston, GA 31626. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Brad Johnson, bradjohnson@bankcb.com or 229-498-8500 (day) / 229-226-4679 (evening).
    • Spooky 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, Building 4605 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama. 334-255-0308.
    11 NOVEMBER 2013
    • USA Flag3rd annual Allen Beal Memorial Veterans' Day 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Vietnam War Memorial, South Calhoun Street at Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story.
    23 NOVEMBER 2013
    • 19th annual Draggin' Tail 18-Mile Run, Relay, and 5K. 8:00 am CT. St Theresa's Catholic Church, 2056 Sunny Hills Boulevard, Sunny Hills, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story.  Marty Kirkland 850-265-8439 or Joe Edgecombe joeruns@yahoo.com or 850-763-5005.
    • Turkey Trot 10K and 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility, Bldg 4605 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 36362. 334-255-2296.
    28 NOVEMBER 2013
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 38th annual Tallahassee Turkey Trot 15K / 10K / 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 am ET. State Office Satellite Complex at SouthWood, Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, FL. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671 or 850-668-2236
    • Valdosta Thanksgiving Day 5K. 8:00am ET. Valdosta Early College Academy, Azalea Drive and College Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
    .30 NOVEMBER 2013
    • 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.
    7 DECEMBER 2013
    • 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). 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Lisa or Eric Johnson, 10MileChallenge@gmail.com
    • Fifth 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. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story.  Event web site.
    14 DECEMBER 2013
    • 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. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site. Gary Griffin, runlong@nettally.com
    • Mistletoe 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility, 5900 Skychief Street, Fort Rucker, Alabama 36362. 334-255-2296.
    21 DECEMBER 2013
    • Gulf Wind Track Club's third annual Tannenbaum Trail 6K Cross Country Run. 9:00AM ET. Apalachee Regional Park Trail, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. 2012 story. 2011 story. Brian Corbin, brirun@comcast.net, or Herb Wills, hwills@gmail.com

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