Participants as always included running dogs at the Sanders Saunter trail race at Clinton Lake on Nov 23rd; the race is a benefit
for Loving Paws (Mile 90 Photography); Emily Venters, 1st overall female and Roy Wedge, 1st overall male at the runLawrence
Thanksgiving Day 5K; a deer unafraid of people ran with and through the race around the finish area.
Results | SeeKCRun photos
Dec 4 - Those runners who registered early for the Thanksgiving Day Run and did not get their mittens on race day may now go to Francis Sporting Goods (731 Mass.) and pick them up. The missing supply was found. Awards and gift certificates are also at the store for those who did not pick theirs up after the race.
Dec 2 - Congratulations to the following local Class 1A -4A high schoolers making the 2013 KCCTFCA Academic All State Cross Country team.
Dec 1 - Winter running can be in the woods. Around Lawrence the woods aren't as spectacular as Switzerland, but there is orienteering the KC area.
Nov 30 -Thanks to Paul Riley for sharing this video. - The Runners - Pounding the tarmac through the seasons, a band of runners is challenged with intimate questions. Before long, the runners drop their guards and confess to their deepest anxieties and greatest hopes. These candid confessions give the viewer a rare glimpse into the luminous lives that lie behind the street’s anonymous bustle. (by Matan Rochlitz, Ivo Gormley, UK, 2013)
Nov 28 - Thanks to all 1200+ who ran the Thanksgiving Day 5K. If you placed and did not pick up your award (& gift certificate), stop by Francis Sporting Goods starting tomorrow (Friday). Store opens at 9 am. Congrats to the winners and to everyone who ran and walked. Francis is at 731 Mass. "Kickin" Mass for over 60 years. Results
Nov 25 - Garry Gribble's Running Sports is hosting a clinic on ultramarathon training on Wed, Dec 4, at 6 pm. The discussion will be targeted at beginners, but there will be plenty of useful information for veteran ultrarunners as well. There will be door prizes specific to the event, so please come join us for a one-of-a-kind clinic!
(rught) Brenda Harrington, LaRisa Chambers-Lochner, Julie Loats &
Nov 14 - Many road races these days are split 55% female, 45% male. There was a time when Kathy Switzer had to sneak into the Boston Marathon. You might be interested in a program at Johnny's Tavern on Tue, Nov 19, 7 pm - "Beyond Title IX: What's the Next Goal for Women's Sports?" The program will feature a panel of six local women including two runLawrence members, Lori Norwood, 1989 world pentathlon champion, and Rhonda LeValdo, marathon runner and Native health expert. The event is free. more info
Nov 11 - RunWalkLawrence, the Jeff Galloway training program led by J. Jenkins is offering three training programs beginning this January: a 5K program for beginners; a 10K program for 5K veterans looking to go further; and a half marathon program for those ready to push their limits further still. Anyone able to cover three miles comfortably using a mixture of running and walking on January 1 can be ready to run a half-marathon this April!
Nov 11 - Like the race itself, interest is going up for downtown Topeka’s Tower Run, the second annual edition of which took place Saturday morning (Nov 9) at the Bank of America building.
Vince Frye, president and chief executive officer of Downtown Topeka Inc., said he was pleased with the attendance, with some people coming from Lawrence and other area towns. more (Phil Anderson, from the Topeka Capital-Journal)
Nov 10 - Haskell Indian Nations University sophomore Chad Upshaw won the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference championship on Sat. on his home course leading the HINU men to a team win.
The HINU women’s team took 2nd with a runner-up finish from junior Talisa Budder.
Upshaw, Budder and Budder's teammates Tiar'e Littlehead and Ashlee Wermy qualified for the NAIA National Championships, which will be held Nov. 23 at Rim Rock Farm. All four are two-time national qualifiers.
Nov 5 - Why was the race last Sunday (Oct 3rd) in Kansas City called the Cliff Hanger? Perhaps pitons on the rocks above Cliff Drive might have somthing to do with it? more photos
updated: Dec 4, 2013
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