Saturday, May 1, 2010

Weekend Results

The Nike Fleet Feet Racing Team from Huntsville was very active and turned in some impressive performances at various distances this weekend, fighting rain and wind to do so. Results are still trickling in and will be posted here as they become available.
Starting out west in Corinth, MS, at the 29th Annual Corinth Coca-Cola Classic 10K Run, Candace Jacobs was the second overall female running a 39:44. This year, the Coke 10k was the RRCA state championship for Mississippi and had over 700 finishers.
Closer to home in Madison, AL, was the inaugural Run Through the Roses 10k with over 400 finishers. Katie Maehlmann took the overall female win in 44:30. Donald Bowman took second overall by running a 37:00. Madelyn Patton was the second female master with a 50:14. Joe Francica was the second master with a 40:56.
The Steeplechase 8k in Decatur saw Jon Elmore take the masters win and 2nd overall. Jon ran the 8k course in 29:33.
In Huntsville, Linda Scavarda and Christy Scott joined Team Cupcake in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The team was able to accumulate 266.4 miles overnight.
The Strolling Jim 40 miler in Wartrace, TN is one of the most competitive road ultras. Saturday was the 32nd annual running of this event. Dink Taylor notched his 24th consecutive finish in this race with a 6:09. Eric Fritz and Kathy Youngren finished in 6:04. Update will be posted when official results are available.
Eric Charette and Rob Youngren began their Pinhoti Adventure Run on Saturday. This is an attempt to set the fastest known time for covering the Pinhoti Trail. Today, they began their journey at Flagg Mountain in Alabama and ran to Porters Gap. They covered 52 miles in 12:48. Track their progress at the Pinhoti Trail Adventure Run blog.
On Sunday at the Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati, David Rawlings ran a 3:30:57 and Lisa Rawlings ran a 3:59:19.