Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Anne Price takes it all at Dollars For Scholars

Bulldog MascotGeorgia Military College's Dollars For Scholars 5K returned to the streets of Valdosta, Georgia, for a second annual running on Saturday morning, 27 June 2015, and Anne Price was there. Price ran the 3.1-mile course in 22:17, which was not just good enough to win the women's title and break Danielle Jarnagin's 2015 women's event record of 22:25. It was also good enough to earn Price first place overall in the field of 56 finishers.


Valdosta master runner Billy Taylor was the first in the men's standings, placing second overall in 22:26. A few steps behind Taylor, Alice Smoot was the top woman master and the second female finisher, third overall in 22:29.


The Dollars For Scholars 5K is a fundraiser for the Georgia Military College Scholarship Fund.


Top Ten Women, 2015 Dollars For Scholars 5K
  1. 22:16.3 ~ Anne Price (F, 33) Valdosta, GA
  2. 22:28.3 ~ Alice Smoot (F, 57) Valdosta, GA
  3. 28:28.6 ~ Shelia Oliver (F, 51) Adel, GA
  4. 28:30.1 ~ Katie Hester (F, 33) Valdosta, GA
  5. 28:35.9 ~ Pollyanna Bass (F, 43) Pavo, GA
  6. 28:49.8 ~ Kim Lewis (F, 34) Valdosta, GA
  7. 30:43.5 ~ Racquel Reed (F, 44) Sylvester, GA
  8. 31:05.7 ~ Lexi Metts (F, 11) Hahira, GA
  9. 31:43.1 ~ Sarah North (F, 19) Hahira, GA
  10. 32:38.9 ~ Courtney Taylor (F, 19) Adel, GA

Top Ten Men, 2015 Dollars For Scholars 5K
  1. 22:25.4 ~ Billy Taylor (M, 66) Valdosta, GA
  2. 22:32.6 ~ Rob Sheridan (M, 54) Valdosta, GA
  3. 23:20.8 ~ Cary Lugo (M, 23) Valdosta, GA
  4. 24:28.2 ~ Joseph Coleman (M, 24) Valdosta, GA
  5. 24:31.5 ~ Adam Gatzemeier (M, 38) Valdosta, GA
  6. 26:14.1 ~ Adrian Coleman (M, 43) Deatsville, AL
  7. 26:22.7 ~ Pete Hobold (M, 19) Valdosta, GA
  8. 26:38.8 ~ Nathan Pouch (M, 19) Valdosta, GA
  9. 26:44.3 ~ Matthew North (M, 31) Valdosta, GA
  10. 28:10.2 ~ Charles Wright (M, 39) Valdosta, GA

Dollars For Scholars 5K winners, 2014 - 2015
DateMenWomenFinishers
28 June 201418:50, Ryan Kelly22:25, Danielle Jarnagin60
27 June 201522:26, Billy Taylor22:17, Anne Price56


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#1436

Monday, June 29, 2015

Anthony and Saba fastest at Thomasville's first Encounter 316 5K

A lap and a half around your local high school's track is 600 meters. That's how far ahead of the next runner Daniel Anthony was when he was first across the finish line of the Encounter 316 5K in Thomasville, Georgia, on Saturday morning, 27 June 2015. Anthony ran the 3.1-mile race in 18:35.


Anthony may have won the race by a ton, but the competition for second was much tighter. Conley Wilhelm, a rising senior on the cross country team at Thomas County Central High, took the runner-up spot in 21:06, just a few steps ahead of Thomasville master runner Chad Johnson. Johnson, in turn, just edged out Rich Phipps for third place, 21:11 to 21:15.


Ashley Saba won the women's title, finishing fifth overall in 21:26. McKenna Phipps, soon to be a cross country runner at Asbury University, was the second female finisher, coming in 14th overall in 23:26. Beverly Hamilton was (20th, 24:21) was third in the women's standings and Thomas County Central's Angela Cipriani (25th, 26:21) was fourth. Kirsten Wetherbee was the top woman master and fifth female finisher, 26th overall in 26:33.


130 athletes finished the first year race, with another 42 completing a one-mile fun run. Proceeds of the race benefited the Backpack Buddies of Thomas County.


Top Ten Men, 2015 Encounter 316 5K
  1. 18:34.34 ~ Daniel Anthony (M, 22)
  2. 21:05.30 ~ Conley Wilhelm (M, 17)
  3. 21:10.26 ~ Chad Johnson (M, 44)
  4. 21:14.66 ~ Rich Phipps (M, 49)
  5. 21:39.25 ~ Ai Whatley (M, 45)
  6. 21:41.18 ~ Perry Waddell (M, 17)
  7. 22:14.16 ~ Duane Joiner (M, 39)
  8. 22:40.05 ~ Niklas Von Hellens (M, 13)
  9. 22:56.81 ~ William Carter (M, 50)
  10. 23:15.97 ~ Chris Holt (M, 33)

Top Ten Women, 2015 Encounter 316 5K
  1. 21:25.22 ~ Ashley Saba (F, 23)
  2. 23:25.01 ~ McKenna Phipps (F, 18)
  3. 24:20.78 ~ Beverly Hamilton (F, 37)
  4. 26:20.77 ~ Angela Cipriani (F, 16)
  5. 26:32.76 ~ Kirsten Wetherbee (F, 56)
  6. 26:41.36 ~ Nancy Herring (F, 60)
  7. 28:22.68 ~ Jennifer Hatchell (F, 37)
  8. 29:39.35 ~ Suzanne Angell (F, 49)
  9. 29:52.93 ~ Abigail Moore (F, 20)
  10. 30:18.53 ~ Sonia Vick (F, 47)

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#1435

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Cool wins for Mines and Johnson at Chipley's Hot Trot

Ethan MinesOn 23 April 2015 Ethan Mines was a high school junior running the 3200 for the Mosley Dolphins at the Region 1 track meet. On 5 September 2015 Mines will be a senior racing for Mosley in the Dolphin Dash cross-country meet. Between those two dates, on Saturday morning, 27 June 2015, Mines was in Chipley, Florida, winning the 37th annual Hot Trot 5K road race by more than 150 meters. Mines's time for the 3.1-mile run through the streets of Chipley was 17:16. Chris Keegan, a member of Fort Rucker's Army Ten-Mile team, finished runner-up in 17:49. Two other Fort Rucker athletes took the next two places, Alex Carpenter in 18:28 and John Janigian in 18:42. Baker, Florida, athlete was the top master runner in the race, placing fifth overall in 19:28.


Kristi JohnsonMarianna, Florida, athlete Kristi Johnson was running fourth in the women's field early in the Hot Trot 5K, then moved up, taking the lead at about the halfway point. Chipley master runner Jennifer Strickland challenged Johnson for that lead twice during the last mile of the race, but Johnson held her off, winning the women's title in 22:39 and placing 14th overall. Strickland edged another Chipley runner, Toby Murray, for the second women's spot, 22:45 to 22:46. Strickland and Murray were 15th and 16th overall. 17th overall went to the fourth female finisher, Eden Keene of Enterprise, Alabama. Keene finished the race in 23:04.


106 athletes finished the 2015 Hot Trot 5K. The race was the opening event of the Saturday program of the Panhandle Watermelon Festival.


Top Ten Men, 2015 Hot Trot 5K
  1. 17:16 ~ Ethan Mines (M, 17) Panama City, FL
  2. 17:49 ~ Christopher Keegan (M, 31) Fort Rucker, AL
  3. 18:28 ~ Alex Carpenter (M, 23) Fort Rucker, AL
  4. 18:42 ~ John Janigian (M, 23) Fort Rucker, AL
  5. 19:28 ~ Bob Walker (M, 44) Baker, FL
  6. 20:14 ~ Mark Clements (M, 38) Alford, FL
  7. 20:24 ~ Ivan Cortes (M, 34) Marianna, FL
  8. 20:28 ~ Dale Thomas (M, 51) Taylor, AL
  9. 20:51 ~ Eric Bernard (M, 35) Dothan, AL
  10. 21:25 ~ Mark McCarra (M, 50) Grand Ridge, FL

Top Ten Women, 2015 Hot Trot 5K
  1. 22:39 ~ Kristi Johnson (F, 37) Marianna, FL
  2. 22:45 ~ Jennifer Strickland (F, 40) Chipley, FL
  3. 22:46 ~ Toby Murray (F, 39) Chipley, FL
  4. 23:04 ~ Eden Keene (F, 33) Enterprise, AL
  5. 23:47 ~ Kelsey Bernard (F, 29) Dothan, AL
  6. 24:42 ~ Nadine Finn (F, 33) Lake Worth, FL
  7. 25:14 ~ Nina Korges (F, 56) Enterprise, AL
  8. 25:26 ~ Sarah Earley (F, 13) DeFuniak Springs, FL
  9. 25:27 ~ Kimberly Floyd (F, 36) Enterprise, AL
  10. 26:06 ~ Andrea Crews (F, 27) Chipley, FL

Winners of the Chipley, Florida, Hot Trot, 1979 - 2014
DateMenWomen
23 June 1979Freddy Carly
21 June 198032:34 ~ Lee Fidler39:10 ~ Dolly Jill Harrison
20 June 198131:24 ~ Carlton Law38:55 ~ Laura Ledbetter
19 June 198215:46 ~ Keith Lee17:51 ~ Judy Stokely
18 June 198315:23 ~ David Parker 19:49 ~ Donna Duty
30 June 198415:31 ~ David Parker 19:32 ~ Donna Duty
29 June 198515:10 ~ Paul Buchanan 21:11 ~ Lisa Weldon
28 June 198615:50 ~ David Parker 20:00 ~ Donna Duty
27 June 198715:20 ~ James Frazier 20:02 ~ Lisa Kutschera
25 June 198815:36 ~ Paul Buchanan 21:19 ~ Marty Kirkland
24 June 198914:52 ~ Matt Parker 20:25 ~ Marty Kirkland
23 June 199015:53 ~ Matt Dobson19:52 ~ Donna Duty
29 June 199115:36 ~ Matt Dobson18:45 ~ Angela Crook
27 June 199215:23 ~ Matt Dobson20:33 ~ Lou Ellen Eaddy
26 June 199316:34 ~ Sam Graves 19:51 ~ Lou Ellen Eaddy
25 June 199416:25 ~ Sam Graves 21:03 ~ Donna Duty
24 June 199516:11 ~ Matt Parker 21:46 ~ Lou Ellen Eaddy Jayroe
29 June 199616:03 ~ Paul Hough 21:00 ~ Lou Ellen Jayroe
28 June 199715:54 ~ Myles Gibson 17:52 ~ Sarah Kramer
27 June 199816:25 ~ Tracy Burch 22:23 ~ Marty Kirkland
26 June 199915:48 ~ Matt Dobson20:52 ~ Virginia Hayden
24 June 200016:22 ~ Matt Dobson21:48 ~ Terri Gray
23 June 200115:28 ~ Matt Dobson22:20 ~ Lou Ellen Jayroe
29 June 200215:38 ~ Matt Dobson20:22 ~ Tricia Snyder
28 June 200315:25 ~ Matt Dobson21:52 ~ Teresa Lafleur
26 June 200415:49 ~ Matt Dobson22:22 ~ Piper Stockman
25 June 200517:57 ~ Sam Fernandez 21:37 ~ Debbie Wittmer
24 June 200615:56 ~ Matt Dobson22:03 ~ Lauren Eschbach
23 June 200716:25 ~ Matt Dobson22:32 ~ Sara Jackson
28 June 200816:22 ~ Matt Dobson21:48 ~ Terri Gray
27 June 200916:38 ~ Matt Dobson22:08 ~ Katrina Bokenfohr
26 June 201018:41 ~ Chris Neal 19:42 ~ Masie Stromenger
25 June 201116:37 ~ Matt Dobson22:52 ~ Kristina Bennett
24 June 201217:21 ~ Jordan Green21:02 ~ Brittny Johnson
29 June 201316:36 ~ David Seymour21:01 ~ Alex Dixon
28 June 201416:20 ~ Hunter Potts23:31 ~ Victoria Taylor
27 June 201517:16 ~ Ethan Mines22:39 ~ Kristi Johnson

From 1979 to 1981 the Hot Trot was a 10K race. From 1982 onward
it was a 5K.

A
huge thank you to Larry Dykes for delving into the archives of the
Dothan Runners to find the names and times of the Hot Trot champions
from 1980 to 2010.




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#1425

Saturday, June 27, 2015

A little rain didn't slow down either DeVeau or Sherron at the Freedom Run 5K

Katie Sherron, Zach DeVeauTwo years ago it rained on the first Freedom Run 5K. Ask anyone who was there. On Saturday morning, 27 June 2015, though, the sun rose in sunny skies for the third annual Freedom 5K. Surely the weather would be fine. Instead, a cloud rolled in from the west as the runners headed for the starting line. Before the race could get under way, rain drenched the athletes.


But the summer shower was gone as abruptly as it had started, and a slight soaking didn't prevent 173 athletes from finishing the race. Zach DeVeau certainly wasn't affected; the 27-year-old Tallahassee runner won the race in 17:36, just seconds off of Stanley Linton's 2013 course record of 17:33. Nor did the brief shower impair the performance of Florida State University economics professor Katie Sherron, who won women's title in 19:51, the fastest time by a female athlete in the three-year history of the Freedom 5K.


2015 Freedom Run 5KRecent Wakulla High graduate Travis Parks set the early pace, leading the field through Wakulla Springs State Park and across Wakulla Springs Road to the Cherokee Sink Trail. On the trail, about half a kilometer into the race, Zach DeVeau and Peter Kaus took charge of the race as Parks faded back into the field, eventually finishing ninth. DeVeau wouldn't have company for long.


"I left Pete behind at about half a mile," said DeVeau.


Reaching Cherokee Sink, the runners navigated a short loop then started back toward Wakulla Springs. DeVeau was out front the entire time, building up a lead of over 200 meters on his way to a winning time of 17:36. Tallahassee master runner Michael Martinez caught Peter Kaus to take second in 18:27, the fastest time ever by a master runner in the Freedom 5K. Kaus outfought master runner Jay Wallace for third place, 18:38 to 18:40. Another master runner, Myles Gibson of Donalsonville, Georgia, was fifth in 18:50.


Katie SherronEach runner in the top ten ran faster than the previous year's winning time of 19:23, but the course was in exceptional shape for the 2015 race. "I liked the course a lot," said women's winner Katie Sherron. "The rain really settled the sand."


Sherron wasn't the only one to notice that a Friday rainstorm had firmed up the surface of the Cherokee Sink Trail, but she certainly took advantage of it. Sherron led the women's field for nearly the entire race, coming in nearly 400 meters ahead of the next female finisher. Her 19:51 took 21 seconds off the women's course record of 20:12, set in the 2014 Freedom 5K by Florida State University distance runner Madison Harris. Life University cross country runner Cora Atkinson was second in the women's standings, placing 24th overall in 21:29. Tallahassee runner Jillian Heddaeus had shadowed Sherron in the early going of the race but ended up as the third woman finisher, 28th overall in 21:42. Margaret Wiedeman, a cross country runner at Chipola College, was fourth on the women's side, 36th overall in 22:41. At 23:55 Tallahassee realtor Nancy Stedman was the first woman master in the race, the seventh female finisher and 49th overall.


The Freedom Run 5K and one-mile fun run were produced by Wakulla High School Cross-Country Boosters as a benefit for the team. Chip timing of the race was provided by Gulf Winds Track Club of Tallahassee.


Top Ten Men, 2015 Freedom 5K
  1. 17:36 ~ Zach Deveau (M, 27)Michael Martinez
  2. 18:27 ~ Michael Martinez (M, 49)
  3. 18:38 ~ Peter Kaus (M, 31)
  4. 18:40 ~ Jay Wallace (M, 50)
  5. 18:50 ~ Myles Gibson (M, 49)
  6. 18:52 ~ Paul Guyas (M, 37)
  7. 18:57 ~ Lane Williams (M, 19)
  8. 19:10 ~ Ryan Truchelut (M, 29)
  9. 19:12 ~ Travis Parks (M, 19)
  10. 19:16 ~ Joel Piotrowski (M, 45)

Top Ten Women, 2015 Freedom 5K
  1. 19:51 ~ Katie Sherron (F, 33)Cora Atkinson
  2. 21:29 ~ Cora Atkinson (F, 21)
  3. 21:42 ~ Jillian Heddaeus (F, 32)
  4. 22:41 ~ Margaret Wiedeman (F, 19)
  5. 23:41 ~ Emily Smith (F, 30)
  6. 23:45 ~ Lydia Wiedeman (F, 18)
  7. 23:55 ~ Nancy Stedman (F, 53)
  8. 24:15 ~ Jena Mickel (F, 30)
  9. 24:33 ~ Kory Skrob (F, 44)
  10. 24:37 ~ Kenya Rich (F, 42)

Freedom 5K winners, 2013 - 2015
DateMenWomenFinishers
29 June 201317:33, Stanley Linton21:12, Madison Harris107
28 June 201419:23, Reikan Lin20:12, Madison Harris82
27 June 201517:36, Zack DeVeau19:51, Katie Sherron173


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#1418

Friday, June 26, 2015

Leon County Schools' 2015 middle school cross country schedule

Summer is always a season of waiting and training for cross country, and the summer of 2015 won't be any different. In Tallahassee, Florida, the middle school athletes of the Leon County Schools already know exactly what they're training for, because the school district has announced the schedule for the upcoming season. The young athletes that you see out running in June, July, and August are going to be the ones you see at the front of the league championship race on 7 October 2015. Here are the races:


Leon County Schools
2015 Middle School Cross-Country Schedule
DateTimeMeetVenue
September 2
Wednesday
6:00 PM Girls
6:30 PM Boys
Swift Creek InvitationalApalachee Regional Park
September 9
Wednesday
6:00 PM Girls
6:30 PM Boys
Fort Braden RunFort Braden Park
September 17
Thursday
10:45 AM Girls
11:15 AM Boys
Everhart InvitationalGretchen Everhart School
September 30
Wednesday
6:00 PM Girls
6:30 PM Boys
Mustang InvitationalMontford Middle School
October 7
Wednesday
6:00 PM Girls
6:30 PM Boys
LCS ChampionshipApalachee Regional Park


Alyson ChurchillAll the races are two miles. Notice that there are five meetings this season, up from the four meets in each of the seasons from 2010 to 2014. For the first time since 2012, Swift Creek Middle School will host the season opener. Back then the Wolves had held the races at Tom Brown Park, but this year they've scheduled the first meet at the Apalachee Regional Park Championship Cross Country Course on 2 September 2015. The end-of-the-season championship race on 7 October 2015 will also be at ARPXC--so not only will athletes have two opportunities to race on the best cross country course in Florida, they'll also have a chance to compare their times at the start of the season to those at the end of the season. Between those two meets at Apalachee Regional Park, the middle schools will compete at the sixth annual Fort Braden Run on 9 September 2015, the 28th annual Everhart Invitational on 17 September 2015, and the third annual Mustang Invitational on 30 September 2015.


Sukhi KhoslaThe Leon County Schools meets aren't the only game in town, though. Holy Comforter Episcopal School hosts two middle school meets this season--the Crusader Cross-Country Classic on 15 September 2015 and the Tallahassee Middle School Open on 15 October 2015--both on the HCES home course, Lawson's Course. You'll also see Tallahassee athletes competing in middle school races at the Cougar Challenge and at the Quail Trail Invitational. The 2014 FLYRA state middle school cross country champion, Tallahassee's Clay Milford, ran for Maclay School, outside of the Leon County School system.


You might suspect that these middle school races are important because they're the first exposure to distance running for many of the young participants. History supports your suspicions. Since 2007, Tallahassee high school athletes have won state cross country titles ten times. Each of those athletes ran in middle school.


So it's entirely possible that you'll see some future stars in the middle school races during the 2015 season. I can't guarantee that, but I promise that you'll see young athletes learning to love cross country. That's a spectacle worth watching.


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#1417

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

24 June 2015 Tallahassee 100-Mile Race Calendar

This is the Tallahassee vicinity road-race schedule for 24 June 2015. 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 region 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
24 JUNE 2015
25 JUNE 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #4 (40m, 100m, 200m, 800m, two mile). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
27 JUNE 2015
  • 3rd annual Wakulla County Cross Country Boosters Freedom 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Wakulla Springs State Park, 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, Florida 32327. 2014 story. 2013 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RaceIt.com. Michael Atkinson, nexnbax1@comcast.net or 850‐656‐2200.
  • 37th annual Hot Trot 5K. 7:30 am CT. Washington-Holmes Technical Center, 757 Hoyt Street, Chipley, Florida 32428. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Course map. Entry form and flyer. Stan Owens 850-547-2244.
  • 2nd annual Dollars For Scholars 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Georgia Military College, 4201 North Forrest Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31605. 2014 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Mary Anderson, manderson@gmc.edu or 229-269-4853.
  • 4th annual Anchors Away 6K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. Gayle's Trails - Panama City Beach Conservation Park, Griffin Boulevard, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. 2014 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Brooke Bullard, bbullard@achkids.org or 850-763-7102.
  • Encounter 316 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:30 AM ET one mile. 200 North Pinetree Boulevard, Thomasville, Georgia 31972. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Michael Raybon, mraybon@balfourlumber.com
  • Watermelon Race 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:00 AM ET 5K / 7:15 AM ET one mile. Impact Sports and Fitness, 1107 South Greer Street, Cordele, Georgia 31015. Entry form and flyer. Impact Sports and Fitness, impactfitness@bellsouth.net or 229-271‐1900.
29 JUNE 2015
  • Valdosta All-Comers Track Meet #3. 6:30 PM ET 1600 meter (three sections) / 7:00 PM 200m / 7:10 PM 800m (two sections) / 7:22 PM 50m (youth 10 and under) / 7:25 PM 100m / 7:30 PM 400m / 7:40 PM 3200m / 8:00 PM 4x400m relay. Valwood School, 4380 Old US Hwy 41 North, Hahira, Georgia 31632. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
2 JULY 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #5 (40m, 100m, 400m, one mile, 5000m). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
4 JULY 2015
  • 33rd annual Firecracker 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:30 AM ET 5K. Cascades Park, 1001 South Gadsden Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified 5K course FL15071EBM. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Cole Tessier, cdt1983@gmail.com or 850-339-6962.
  • USA Flag7th annual Valdosta Independence Day 5K. 7:30 AM ET. American Legion Post 13, 1301 Williams Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
  • Firecracker 5K. 7:30 AM CT. Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. Online registration at active.com.
  • 37th annual Melon Run Three Mile. 8:00 AM ET. Albert "Ray" Massey Westside Park, 1001 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32605. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • FCHS Spritzer 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. 2 East Gulf Beach Drive, Saint George Island, Florida. Online registration at RaceIt.com.
  • Firecracker 5K Trail Race. 8:00 AM CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
  • 16th annual Celebrate Freedom 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. ay City Park, 5259 Booker Lane, Jay, Florida 32565. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Matt Dobson, rmdobson@liberty.edu
  • 30th annual Freedom Springs Triathlon (440 yard swim, 10-mile bicycle, 3-mile run adults / 100 yard swim, 3-mile bicycle, one-mile run kids). 7:00 AM CT adult triathlon / 8:45 AM CT kids triathlon. Blue Spring Recreation Park, 5461 Blue Springs Road, Marianna, Florida 32446. Online registration at active.com. 850-671-2815.
8 JULY 2015
9 JULY 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #6 (40m, 100m, 200m, 800m, two mile). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
11 JULY 2015
  • 6th annual Break Bread Bun Run 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Valdosta YMCA, 2424 Gornto Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. First Presbyterian Church, fpcassistant@hotmail.com or 229-242-8376.
  • Dr. James H. Crowdis 5K. 8:15 AM ET. First United Methodist Church, 397 College Street, Blakely, Georgia. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. USATF certified course GA15001WC. Event web site. Online registration at RaceIt.com. Tony Gilbert, crowdisrun@windstream.net or 229-724-7660.
  • 2nd annual Watermelon Crawl 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT 5K / 8:45 AM ET one mile. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton, Georgia 31793. Event web site. Online registration at active.com.
  • Mary Byrd-Davis Scholarship Fund 5K. 8:30 AM ET. St. James Baptist Church, 144 Martin Luther King Junior Drive Northeast, Baconton, Georgia 31716. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. St. James Baptist Church, 229-787-5334.
13 JULY 2015
  • Valdosta All-Comers Track Meet #4. 6:30 PM ET 1600 meter (three sections) / 7:00 PM 200m / 7:10 PM 800m (two sections) / 7:22 PM 50m (youth 10 and under) / 7:25 PM 100m / 7:30 PM 400m / 7:40 PM 3200m / 8:00 PM 4x400m relay. Valwood School, 4380 Old US Hwy 41 North, Hahira, Georgia 31632. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
15 JULY 2015
16 JULY 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #7 (40m, 100m, 400m, one mile, 5000m). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
18 JULY 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club Summer Trail Series #3, Coon Bottom Trail. 8:00 AM ET. Phipps Park, Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. Event page on Facebook. Event web page. Series entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Bobby York, byorkjr@msn.com or 850-443-6795.
  • 7th annual Barnes HealthCare 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Barnes Drug Store Downtown, 200 South Patterson Street Valdosta, Georgia 31601. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. charlie4@barneshc.com
19 JULY 2015
  • Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series #2, Splash and Dash Youth Aquathlon. 8:00 AM ET. Morcom Aquatic Center, Potsdamer Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Mike Weyant, weyantm@comcast.net or 850-241-6591.
22 JULY 2015
23 JULY 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club / Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Summer Track Series Meet #8 (Events TBD). 6:45 PM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019.
25 JULY 2015
  • Tallahassee's usually annual Devil Take The Hindmost Run. 7:00 PM ET. Mike Long Track, Florida State University, Chieftain Way and Spirit Way, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web page. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2004 story. 1992 story. Herb Wills, hwills@gmail.com
  • 3rd annual Tasty Tiger Trot 5k Trail Race. 8:00 AM CT. Water World, 401 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2014 story. 2013 story. Carolyn Houston, bchbumspcb12@yahoo.com.
27 JULY 2015
  • Valdosta All-Comers Track Meet #5. 6:30 PM ET 1600 meter (three sections) / 7:00 PM 200m / 7:10 PM 800m (two sections) / 7:22 PM 50m (youth 10 and under) / 7:25 PM 100m / 7:30 PM 400m / 7:40 PM 3200m / 8:00 PM 4x400m relay. Valwood School, 4380 Old US Hwy 41 North, Hahira, Georgia 31632. A Course/Line, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
29 JULY 2015
1 AUGUST 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club Summer Trail Series #4, Redbug Trail. 6:00 PM ET. Forestmeadows Park, 4750 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2013 story. Event page on Facebook. Event web page. Series entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Bobby York, byorkjr@msn.com or 850-443-6795.
  • Under The Stars 5K and one-mile fun run 8:30 PM ET one mile / 9:00 PM ET 5K. Deerlake Middle School, 9902 Deer Lake West, Bradfordville, Florida 32312. USATF certified course FL13081EBM. Online registration at EventBrite.com. JoAnne Suggs, JoAnne.Suggs@tmh.org or 850-431-4825.
  • Possum Trot 5K. 7:00 AM CT. Wausau, Florida. 2013 story. 2011 story. Entry form and flyer. Frank or Carol Kreis, 850-773-2030. CANCELED
  • 5th annual Walter Phelps Memorial 5K Trail Run. 8:00 AM ET. Lee County YMCA, 316 Robert B Lee Road, Leesburg, Georgia 31763. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. Event page on Facebook.
  • Team Joe Warrior Foundation 5K and 1K kids run. 8:00 AM CT 5K / 9:00 AM CT 1K. Gayle's Trails at Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. Online entry at active.com.
  • 25th annual Run For Love 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:15 PM ET. Red Hill Athletic Center, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Stallion Road, Tifton, Georgia. 2010 story. Online registration at active.com.
5 AUGUST 2015
8 AUGUST 2015
  • 4th annual Run to Remember 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 7:00 AM ET 10K, 5K / 7:15 AM ET one mile. Moultrie/Colquitt County Parks and Recreation Department, 4th Street SE, Moultrie, Georgia. 2014 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. sha.missions@gmail.com or 229-528-4967.
  • 18th annual Summer Sizzler 5K and one-mile fun run. 5:30 PM ET one mile / 6:00 PM ET 5K. Lighthouse Park, 2 East Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island, Florida. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certifed course #FL13045EBM. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Hobson Fulmer, hobson@fairpoint.net or 850-927-2510.
12 AUGUST 2015
15 AUGUST 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 18th annual Breakfast On The Track One Mile Run. 7:45 AM ET. Maclay School track, 3737 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Bonnie Wright, bonniedwright@gmail.com or 850-386-3500.
  • Love 2 Run's Wounded Warrior 5K Trail Run. 8:00 AM CT. Westgate Park Trail, 501 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2014 story. love2runllc@gmail.com
  • Miles For Missions 8K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 7:45 AM ET 5K / 8:45 AM ET 8K / 8:45 AM ET one mile. Wild Side Running, 2341 Lake Park Drive, Albany, Georgia. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com.
22 AUGUST 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's Miller Landing Madness 8K/5K/3K. 8:00 AM ET. Elinor Klapp Phipps Park, Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at Eventbrite.com. Tom Perkins, 850-894-2019 or Bill Lott, 850-656-1273.
  • Life Is A Beach 5K Trail Run. 8:00 AM CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Entry form. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
  • Cheer You On 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Hahira Community Center, 215 Randall Street. Hahira, Georgia 31632. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Jackie Tillman 229-834-0244 or Alyce Solomon 229-561-1146.
29 AUGUST 2015
  • 3rd annual Fishnet 5K. 9:00 AM ET. Florida State University Integration, 75 North Woodward Avenue, Tallahassee, Florida 32313. 2014 story. 2013 story. Event page on Facebook.
  • Cougar Cross-Country Challenge Community 5K. 7:15 AM ET community 5K / 8:00 AM ET high school girls' 5K / 8:40 AM ET high school boys' 5K / 9:15 AM ET middle school girls' 3K / 9:40 AM ET middle school boys' 3K / 10:10 AM community mile challenge. Phipps Park (Gate B), 1775 Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Chris Sumner, lfcsumner3@aol.com
  • Wakulla High School NJROTC 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Wakulla Springs State Park, 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, Florida 32327. Online regstration at RaceIt.com. whsnjrotcboosterclub@gmail.com
  • 10th annual Blazer Dash VSU Community 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:30 AM ET 5K / 8:30 AM ET one mile. Valdosta State University Campus Recreation Center, 1300 Sustella Avenue, Valdosta, Georgia 31698. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Theresa Lattner, Tmlattner@valdosta.edu or 229-333-5898.
  • Sand Dollar Duathlon (1.5-mile run, 12-mile bicycle, 3.1-mile run). 7:15 AM CT. Tyndall Beach Access Parking Lot, Louisiana Avenue, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida 32409. Online registration at active.com.
5 SEPTEMBER 2015
  • 6th annual Operation One Voice Florida Fallen Heroes 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Mike Terhune, 850-212-2494
  • 36th annual Midnight Chase 5K and 1/2-mile fun run. 11:30 PM CT half mile / 12:00 Midnight CT 5K. Old K-Mart and Beall's Outlet Parking Lot, 7038 W Hwy 98, Panama City Beach, Florida 32412. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. Joe Edgecombe 850-774-0018 (c) 850-763-5005 (h).
6 SEPTEMBER 2015
  • 4th annual Alys Beach 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:00 AM CT 5K / 8:30 AM CT one mile. Alys Beach Resort, 9581 County Hwy 30A East, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. Event web page. Online registration at active.com. The Alys Foundation, amiller@alysbeach.com or 850-213-5609.
  • Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series #3, Youth Triathlon and Adult Super Sprint Triathlon. 8:00 AM ET. Morcom Aquatic Center, Potsdamer Road, Tallahassee, Florida. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Mike Weyant, weyantm@comcast.net or 850-241-6591.
7 SEPTEMBER 2015
  • 7th annual Valdosta Labor Day 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Valdosta Early College Academy, 1605 Azalea Drive, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
  • 39th annual Macon Labor Day Road Race 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 8:30 AM ET 10K / 10:00 AM ET one mile. 4553 Forsyth Road, Macon, Georgia. USATF certified 10K course GA12100WC. USATF certified 5K course GA12099WC. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RacerPal.com. macontracks@macontracks.org
12 SEPTEMBER 2015
  • 34th annual Sickle Cell Foundation of the Big Bend 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:10 AM ET one mile / 8:30 AM ET 5K. Jake Gaither Park, 801 Tanner Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32305. 2014 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified course #FL12057EBM. Event web site. jill@sicklecellfoundation.org or 850-222-2355.
  • 3rd annual Stars and Stripes Patriot Run 6K. 8:30 AM ET. Myrtlewood Plantation, Campbell Street, Thomasville, Georgia. 2013 story. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
  • 3rd annual First Responder 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Lee County YMCA, 316 Robert B Lee Drive, Leesburg, Georgia 31763. Entry form and flyer.
19 SEPTEMBER 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 34th annual Tallahassee Women's Distance Festival 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K women / 8:05 AM ET 5K men / 9:00 AM ET one mile. Optimist Park, East Indianhead Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certified course #FL06045DL. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at Eventbrite.com. Lisa Unger, unger4122@comcast.net or 850-544-4893.
  • 7th annual Quail Trail 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Historic Pebble Hill Plantation, 1251 US Highway 319 South, Thomasville, Georgia. 2014 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. USATF certified course GA09026WC. Event web site. Jennifer Smith, Jennifer.Smith@networkts.com or 229-226-2110.
  • 13th annual 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. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2010 story. Robin McCord, rmccord@moultrieymca.org or 229-985-1154.
  • 9th annual Trot with S.W.A.T. 10K and 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Poplar Head Park, 126 North Saint Andrews Street, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2013 story. Online registration at active.com. Carol Goguen, cgoguen@graceba.net or 334-794-9029.
  • 4th annual Through The Zoo 5K and Run Your Tail Off one-mile fun run. 7:30 AM ET 5K / 8:30 AM ET one mile. The Parks at Chehaw, 105 Chehaw Park Road, Albany, Georgia 31701. Online registration at ItsYourRace.com.
  • 4th annual Sam Strong Run 2 End Duchenne 5K and one-mile walk. 8:00 AM ET. Newberry Elementary School, 25705 SW 15th Avenue, Newberry, Florida. Event page on Facebook. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. BeSamStrong@gmail.com
  • Pass The Pastor 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. Ozark Baptist Church, 282 South Union Avenue, Ozark, Alabama 36360. Event page on Facebook. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. LaChrissha Culpepper, culpepperpad@hughes.net or 334-441-5460.
  • Inaugural Fort Rucker Hispanic Heritage Half Marathon. 7:30 AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, 334-255-2296.
  • 2nd annual Faith at the Beach 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Gayle's Trail in Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. Event web site. Online registration at active.com.
26 SEPTEMBER 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 40th annual Salute to Prefontaine 5K Cross-Country Run. 8:30 AM ET. Silver Lake Recreation Area of the Apalachicola National Forest, Silver Lake Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Doug Bell, Douglas.bell@bipc.com or 850-510-7146.
  • 5th annual Run for Lawson Cross Country 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET one mile. Holy Comforter Episcopal School, 2001 Fleischmann Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32308. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Cathy Mayfield, emc4223@aol.com
  • 4th annual Get-A-Mammy 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Bethany Baptist Church, 5064 Bethany Road, Hahira, Georgia 31632. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story.
  • Bay High School Tornado Alley 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT. Bay High School, 1200 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, Florida 32401. Online registration at active.com. Bay High School Foundation, 850-532-5454.
3 OCTOBER 2015
  • Hurricane8th annual Red Cross Robin Lotane Memorial Hurricane Run 5K and one-mile fun run. 4:00 PM ET one mile / 4:30 PM ET 5K. Tallahassee Red Cross, 1115 Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, 850-878-6080.
  • Hahira Honeybee Festival 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Hahira Community Center, 216 Randall Street, Hahira, Georgia 31632. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. honeybeefestival@yahoo.com or 229-794-3274 or 229-794-9777.
  • Riverfront Run 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET one mile / 8:50 AM ET 5K. Albany Welcome Center, 112 North Front Street, Albany, Georgia 31701. 2014 story. 2013 story. Event page on Facebook. Event web site. info@riverfrontrun.com or 229-436-8191.
  • Run For More Lives 15K, 10K, 5K, and 2K. 9:00 AM CT 15K, 10K, and 5K / 10:00 AM CT 2K. Beacon Hill Park, Beacon Hill Park Road, Saint Joe Beach, Florida 32456. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • Bull Run 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Middlebrooks Park, Banfill Avenue, Bonifay, Florida 32425. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com.
4 OCTOBER 2015
  • 3rd annual Stop The Violence 5K. 4:00 PM ET. Southwood Golf Club, Grove Park Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. 2014 story. 2013 story. Online registration at refugehouse.com. Refuge House, 850-922-6062.
10 OCTOBER 2015
  • 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. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Gary Griffin, runlong@nettally.com
  • 30A 10 Mile Run and 5K. 7:00 AM CT 5K / 8:00 AM CT 10 Mile. Blue Mountain Beach, 2217 West County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. Multisport Fitness, 225-772-2737.
  • Buddy Check 10K Trail Run and one-mile fun run. 9:30 AM ET one mile / 10:00 AM 10K. Chehaw Park Mountain Bike Trailhead, 105 Chehaw Park Road, Albany, Georgia 31701. Online registration at active.com. 229-446-4020.
11 OCTOBER 2015
  • Tri The Rez Triathlon. (⅓-mile swim, 13-mile bike, 5K run). 8:30 AM ET. Florida State University Reservation, 3226 Flastacowo Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32310. Event web page. Event page on Facebook.
  • 30A Half Marathon and 10K. 7:00 AM CT. Blue Mountain Beach, 2217 West County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. Multisport Fitness, 225-772-2737.
17 OCTOBER 2015
  • Race 4 Readiness 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET one mile / 8:30 AM ET 5K. Northwood Centre, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32303. USATF certified course FL14068EBM. Megan Gocs, mgocs@elcbigbend.org or 850-552-7305.
  • Cast Iron 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Citizens National Bank Parking Lot, 100 East Stephens Street, Quitman, Georgia 31643. 2014 story. 2011 story. 229-242-0676.
  • Peanut Run 5K. 7:30 AM ET. Unity Baptist Church, 101 East Bryant Drive, Sylvester, Georgia 31791. 2014 story. Event web site. info@gapeanutfestival.org or Sylvester – Worth County Chamber of Commerce, 229-776-6657.
  • 8th annual Joyce's Jog 5K and one-mile fun run. 7:30 AM ET one mile / 8:00 AM ET 5K. Ponder Enterprises, 208 East Third Street (corner of Hwy 84 and Hwy 91), Donalsonville, Georgia. 2010 story. Event web site. Steffy Vines, info@joycesjog.com or 229-524-1234.
  • Buddies Not Bullies 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM CT 5K / 9:00 AM CT one mile. Frank Brown Park, 16200 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. Online registration at active.com.
18 OCTOBER 2015
  • 6th annual “Running for the bay!” Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 50K ultramarathon. 7:15 AM ET. Battery Park, Apalachicola, Florida. USATF certified course FL10040EBM (marathon). Race web site. Online registration at active.com.
24 OCTOBER 2015
  • 3rd annual Run Baby Run 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00 AM CT. Sharon Sheffield Park, 925 Pennsylvania Avenue, Lynn Haven, Florida 32444. Online registration at active.com.
  • Chick-Fil-A Connect Race Valdosta 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 10K / 8:10 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET one mile. Crossroads Baptist Church, 3001 Country Club Drive, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. Event web page.
31 OCTOBER 2015
  • Pumpkin36th annual Boston Mini-Marathon. 8:00 AM ET. Commercial Bank, 124 West Jefferson Street, Boston, Georgia 31626. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Brad Johnson, bradjohnson@bankcb.com or 229-498-8500 (day) / 229-226-4679 (evening).
  • 37th annual Tricker Trek 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Panama City Beach Conservation Park Visitor Center, Griffin Boulevard, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. Entry form and flyer. Gumby Weckherlin 850-271-5896 or Joe Edgecombe 850-774-0018.
  • Spooky 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00 AM CT 5K. Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama. Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Center, 334-255-3794.
7 NOVEMBER 2015
  • Deerlake Run for Education 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET one mile. Deerlake Middle School, 9902 Deer Lake West, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story.
  • YMCA Holiday Chili Run 15K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 7:30 AM ET one mile / 8:15 AM ET 15K / 8:30 AM ET 5K. Albany Area YMCA Central Facility, 1701 Gillionville Road, Albany, Georgia 31707. Event web page. Online registration at RunSignUp.com.
  • 5th annual Run For Your Lungs 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:30 AM ET 5K / 9:45 AM ET one mile. Lake Blackshear Retreat, 2459-H US Highway 280 West, Cordele, Georgia. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. info@runforyourlungs.org or Shelia Knight 229-881-7046 or Shellie Gay 229-894-5884.
11 NOVEMBER 2015
  • USA Flag5th annual VetFest Veterans Day 5K. 8:30 AM ET. South Gadsden Street and East Park Avenue, Tallahassee, Florida. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Event page on Facebook. Tracy Taylor, tracytulip@gmail.com or 850-567-9779.
14 NOVEMBER 2015
  • 5th annual Trash Dash 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Apalachee Regional Park Championship Cross-Country Course, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Carole Gentry gentryc@leoncountyfl.gov or Mary Jean Yon MaryJeanYon@comcast.net
  • Hoofing It For Habitat 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Centerville Conservation Community, Conservation Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. USATF certified course FL11064EBM. Entry form and flyer. Nancy Stedman, realtornancy@comcast.net
15 NOVEMBER 2015
  • Race 13.1 Tallahassee. 7:00 AM ET half marathon / 7:15 AM ET 10K and 5K. 4018 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. Event web site. info@race131.com
21 NOVEMBER 2015
  • 21st 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. 2014 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Marty Kirkland 850-265-8439 or Joe Edgecombe joeruns@yahoo.com or 850-763-5005.
  • Turkey Trot 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 9:00 AM CT. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, Bldg 4605 Andrews Avenue, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 36362. 334-255-2296.
  • 2nd annual Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K. 8:00 AM CT. Sharon Sheffield Park, Ohio Avenue, Lynn Haven, Florida 32444. Online registration at active.com.
26 NOVEMBER 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 40th 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, Florida. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671 or 850-668-2236.
  • Valdosta Thanksgiving Day 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Valdosta Early College Academy, Azalea Drive and College Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
  • Mexico Beach Community Garden Turkey Trot 5K. Mexico Beach Community Garden,
    7th Street between Georgia Avenue and Maryland Boulevard, Mexico Beach, Florida 32456. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at active.com.
28 NOVEMBER 2015
  • Swine Time 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Swine Time Fairgrounds, New Street, Climax Georgia. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. Swine Time Run profile on Facebook. Paul Fryer, pfryer1@gmail.com or 229-246-8560 or Chip Ariail, dariail@dcboe.com or 229-243-9120.
  • Pilgrim Chase Trail Run 5K. 9:00 AM CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
5 DECEMBER 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club Ten-Mile Challenge and Five-Mile Road Race. 8:00 AM ET. Hawks Rise Elementary School, 205 Meadow Ridge Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32312-1565. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified courses FL10078EBM (ten mile) and FL10077EBM (five mile). Event web page. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. 10MileChallenge@gmail.com
  • Panama City Beach Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K. 7:00 AM CT Marathon / 7:30 AM CT Half Marathon / 8:30 AM CT 5K. Pier Park, 600 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site. Online registration at active.com. 850-235-1159
  • 28th annual Jingle Bell Jog 10K / 5K / One-Mile. 8:00 AM ET 10K / 9:15 AM ET one mile / 9:30 AM ET 5K. Phoebe Health Works, 311 West 3rd Avenue, Albany, GA 31701. 2014 story. 2012 story. 2010 story. USATF certified courses GA09042WC (10 km) and GA09041WC (5 km). Event web site. 229-312-2200.
  • Jingle Bell Run 3K Fun Run. 6:15 PM ET. Downtown Tallahassee, Monroe Street at Park Avenue, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web page. Jan Bubsey, jan.bubsey@talgov.com talgov.com or 850-891-3860.
12 DECEMBER 2015
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 34th annual Tallahassee Ultra Distance Classic 50K/50M. 7:00 AM ET. Wakulla Springs State Park, 550 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, Florida. 2014 story, 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site. Event page on Facebook. Online registration at UltraSignUp.com. tallahasseeultra@gmail.com
  • 5th annual Thomasville JSL Red Nose Run Half Marathon and 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Thomas University, Pinetree Boulevard and Millpond Road, Thomasville, Georgia 31792. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. USATF course number GA12116WC (5K). USATF course number GA12117WC (half marathon).
  • Mistletoe 5K and one-mile fun run. 9:00 AM CT. Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility, 5900 Skychief Street, Fort Rucker, Alabama 36362. 334-255-3794.
19 DECEMBER 2015
  • Gulf Wind Track Club's fifth annual Tannenbaum Trail 6K Cross Country Run. 9:00 AM ET. Apalachee Regional Park Trail, 7550 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at EventBrite.com. Herb Wills, hwills@gmail.com
26 DECEMBER 2015
  • Last Gasp 5K Trail Run. 9:00 AM CT. Westgate Park, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2014 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Larry Dykes, drcprez@yahoo.com or 334-792-6021.
27 DECEMBER 2015
  • 33rd annual Jacksonville Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K. 7:00 AM ET. Bolles School, 7400 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32217. 2014 story. 2013 story. Event web page.
  • 4th annual Panama City Beach Biggest Loser Half-Marathon and 5K. 7:00 AM CT half marathon / 7:30 AM CT 5K. Aaron Bessant Amphitheater adjacent to Pier Park, 600 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413. 2014 story. Event web site.
31 DECEMBER 2015
  • 4th annual Valdosta New Year's Eve 5K. 9:00 PM ET. Lowndes High School, 1606 Norman Drive, Valdosta Georgia, 31601. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
2 JANUARY 2016
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 3rd annual Swamp Forest Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, and Quarter Marathon. 8:00 AM ET. Elinor Klapp Phipps Park, Miller Landing Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32312. Bobby York, byorkjr@msn.com or 850-443-6795.
  • 2nd annual TMH For Life Challenge 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET one mile / 9:00 AM ET 5K. Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, 1300 Miccosukee Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2015 story. JoAnne Suggs, JoAnne.Suggs@tmh.org or 850-431-4825.
  • 12th annual Kiwanis River Run 10K / 5K. 9:00 AM ET. Earle May Boat Basin, 100 Boat Basin Circle, Bainbridge, Georgia 39817. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 10K is on USATF certified course GA05001WC.
9 JANUARY 2016
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 32nd annual Bowlegs 5K Run for Scholarship. 9:00 AM ET. FAMU / FSU College of Engineering, 2525 Pottsdamer Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32310-6046. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified course #FL12001EBM. Larry Giunipero, lgiunip@cob.fsu.edu or 850-878-5569, or Bill Hillison, bhillis@garnet.acns.fsu.edu or 850-893-4557.
16 JANUARY 2016
  • 39th annual Gulf Winds Track Club 30K / 15K. 8:00 AM ET. The Retreat at Bradley's Pond, 9002 Bradley Road, Tallahassee, FL 32309. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. 2008 story. USATF certified courses FL06013DL (30K) and FL06014DL (15K). Jerry/Jackie McDaniel, jackiemcdaniel1@gmail.com or 850-591-0081.
  • 3rd annual Half Shell Hustle 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Riverfront Park, 80 Water Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. 2015 story. Event web page. Entry form and flyer. Shelley Shepard, shelshep@yahoo.com or 850-653-6621.
  • 20th 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. 2015 story. 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.
23 JANUARY 2016
  • Red Fox7th annual Trent 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. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Event web page. Event page on Facebook. Rick and Lois Burnette, TrentTrot5K@gmail.com or 850-294-9946.
  • 5th annual Valdosta BCM Run 4 Missons. 8:00 AM ET. Baptist Collegiate Ministries House, 1522 North Oak Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31602. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Event page on Facebook. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at RunSignUp.com. Jef Ford or Anne Eanes at 229-242-2071.
30 JANUARY 2016

6 FEBRUARY 2016
  • 4th annual Jog With The Generals 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET 10K & 5K / 9:30 AM ET one mile. Georgia Christian School, 4359 Dasher Road, Valdosta, Georgia. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Event page on Facebook. Event web page.
  • 19th annual Pensacola Double Bridge Run 15K and 5K. 7:00 AM CT 15K / 8:30 AM CT 5K. Maritime Park, 301 West Main Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502. 2015 story. USATF certified 15K course #FL08009EBM. USATF certified 5K course #FL08010EBM. Event web site.
7 FEBRUARY 2016
  • Gulf Winds Track Club's 41st annual Tallahassee Marathon and Half-Marathon. 7:30 AM ET. Mike Long Track, Florida State University, Chieftain Way at Spirit Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web site. USATF certified marathon course #FL11125EBM. USATF certified half-marathon course #FL09001EBM. Tallahasseemarathon@gmail.com
13 FEBRUARY 2016
  • Samoa23rd annual Run For The Cookies 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET one mile / 9:00 AM ET 5K. Tallahassee Community College Lifetime Sports Center, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32304. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified 5K course FL14006EBM. Dr. Jeanne O'Kon, okonj@tcc.fl.edu or 850-894-2019.
20 FEBRUARY 2016
27 FEBRUARY 2016
    5 MARCH 2016
    • 11th annual Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET one mile / 8:30 AM ET 10K and 5K. Thomasville Road Baptist Church, 3131 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. USATF certified course FL09035EBM (10K). USATF certified course FL09036EBM (5K). Michael Kennett, mtkyuma@yahoo.com
    • 10th annual Albany Marathon and Half-Marathon. 7:00 am ET. Veteran's Park, 112 North Front Street, Albany, GA 31701. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 1912 story. USATF certified course GA07003WC (Marathon), GA07002WC (half-Marathon). Event web site. info@albanymarathon.com or 229-317-4760.
    • Red Pepper Run 5K. 8:00 AM ET. The Blue Parrot, 68 West Gorrie Drive, St. George Island, Florida 32328. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. Event web site. Entry form and flyer. Susan Bassett, sbassett@stgeorgewired.com or 850-323-0092.
    • tiny tortoise8th annual Race The Tortoise 5K. 8:00 AM ET. O'Leno State Park, 410 S.E. O'Leno Park Road, High Springs, Florida 32643. 2015 story. 2014 story. USATF certified course FL09011EBM. Event web page. Cindy Preston, Cynthia.F.Preston@dep.state.fl.us or 386-454-0723.
    • Adel Kiwanis 5K and one-mile fun run. Memorial Stadium, 1600 Massee Post Road, Adel, Georgia 31620. 8:00 AM ET 5K / 9:00 AM ET one mile. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2011 story. liza.hendrix10@gmail.com.
    12 MARCH 2016
    • Shamrock28th annual 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. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. USATF certified course #FL10021EBM. Course map. scurry@kumconline.org
    • 38th annual Winston Howell 10,000 Meter Road Race. 9:00 AM CT. National Guard Armory, Highway 52 and 167, Hartford, Alabama 36344. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. USATF certified course #AL96005JD. Event web site. Cary Hatcher at cary.hatcher@gmail.com or 334-588-2343; Mike Kinman at mikek@fnbhartford.com or 334-684-9818.
    • 16th annual Azalea 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Valdosta State University Recreation Center, 1300 Sustella Avenue, Valdosta, Georgia 31698. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2011 story.
    • 4th annual Gut Run 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. Westgate Park Tennis Center, 801 Recreation Road, Dothan, Alabama 36303. 2013 story. Event page on Facebook.
    13 MARCH 2016
    • 7th annual Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K. 7:40 AM ET. Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch, 1813 Cecil Webb Place, Live Oak, Florida 32060. USATF certified marathon course FL10137EBM. USATF certified half-marathon course FL10028EBM. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. Event web page. Chris Carusone, 941-799-7184.
    19 MARCH 2016
    • 5th annual Bainbridge Half Marathon. 7:00 AM ET. Memorial Hospital, 1500 E. Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, Georgia. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. Event web site. Andy Payne, contact@bainbridgehalfmarathon.com or 229-726-2794.
    26 MARCH 2016
    • Fire Ant Festival 5K and one-mile fun run. 8:00 AM ET. Turner County Special Services School, College Avenue and Gilmore Street, Ashburn, Georgia 31714. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. Festival website. Jonathan Perry, 5krun@cisturnerconnection.org or 229-567-9320.
    2 APRIL 2016
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 41st annual Springtime 10K, 5K and one-mile kids' run. 7:45 AM ET one-mile / 8:10 AM ET 10K and 5K. Leon County Courthouse, 301 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32301. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site.
    9 APRIL 2016
    • Worm Gruntin' 5K. 8:30 AM ET. Sopchoppy, Florida. Event web page. 2015 story. Susan Brooks Shearer, 850-545-6678.
    • 16th annual Red Hills Triathlon (1/3-mile swim, 16-mile bike, 3.1-mile run). 7:30 AM ET. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site.
    16 APRIL 2016
    23 APRIL 2016
    • Rose39th 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, Georgia 31792. USATF certified course GA12003WC (10K). 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Event web page. rcr@ymcathomasville.org or 229-226-9878.
    6 MAY 2016
    • 29th annual Gnat Days 5K. 7:00 PM ET. Courthouse Square, Camilla, Georgia. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. Jennifer Burnum, jennifer@camillageorgia.com or 229-336-5255.
    7 MAY 2016
    • 15th annual Tallahassee Tails and Trails Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and one-mile fun run. 8:30 AM ET. Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Service Center, 1125 Easterwood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32311. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Event web site.
    • Marzuq Shrine's 13th annual Mothers Day 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Maclay Gardens State Park, 3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32309. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Keiff Lindsey, romanroch@hotmail.com or 850-212-2926.
    • 34th annual Gulf Coast Triathlon (half ironman). 6:15 AM CT (first wave). Edgewater Beach Resort, 11212 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407. Event web site. Entry form and flyer. Online registration at active.com. info@gulfcoasttriathlon.com
    28 MAY 2016
    • USA Flag31st annual Memorial Day Gate-to-Gate 4.4-Mile Run. 7:30 AM CT. Unity Park, Chinquain Drive and Eglin Boulevard, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. Eglin Fitness Center, 850-883-1682 or 850-882-6223.
    30 MAY 2016
    • USA Flag8th annual Valdosta Memorial Day 5K. 8:00 AM ET. Valdosta Early College Academy, 1605 Azalea Drive, Valdosta, Georgia. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. A Course/Line, LLC, acourseline@earthlink.net or 229-630-1455.
    • USA Flag10th annual Bainbridge Memorial Day 5K Night Race. 7:00 PM ET. Bainbridge Middle School tennis courts, Miluli Avenue at South Boulevard Drive, Bainbridge, Georgia 39819. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. Entry form and flyer. Shelly Graham shellylgraham@aol.com.
    4 JUNE 2016
    • Gulf Winds Track Club's 19th annual Potluck Bash Cross Country Race. 6:00 PM ET. Forestmeadows Athletic Center, 4750 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, Florida. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. 2010 story. 2009 story. David Yon, david@radeylaw.com or 850-425-6671.
    • 42nd annual Billy Bowlegs 5K Night Race. 9:00 PM CT. Fort Walton Beach High School, 400 Hollywood Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547. 2015 story. USATF certified course FL13020EBM. Ed Owens, bowlegs@nwftc.com
    18 JUNE 2016
    • Monticello Kiwanis' 38th annual Melon Run 5K. 8:15 AM ET. First United Methodist Church Family Ministry Center, 325 West Walnut Street, Monticello, Florida 32344. 2015 story. 2014 story. 2013 story. 2012 story. 2011 story. story. 2010 story. USATF certified course #FL06044DL. Jessica Corley, jessicacorley@gmail.com or 850-519-2158.
    25 JUNE 2016
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