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Kelly Carlton, the top female finisher. Brett Rinehart, top male winner. Carlotta Hemphill on the Urish Hill. Andy Norris.
   Kelly Carlton (Topeka) & Brett Rinehart (Ottawa) were the top finishers at the Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon, Sat, Jan 16:
   going up the Urish Hill are Carlotta Hemphill (Lawrence) and Andy Norris (Baldwin), (Dick Ross.photos)
  Jan 2010 archive  

Jan 31 - Geoff Knight and Jenny Peck are back in Lawrence after doing community work in Tanzania, and they want your help. The Lawrence Foxtrot, a 5K run on Sat, Feb 6, will help raise money for Foxes’ NGO, a nongovernmental organization based in the African country. (from the Journal-World) more

Shoes for Haiti logo.Jan 28 - Shoes for Haiti - Donate your footwear and $1 to any Garry Gribbles location January 25th through February 18th. They are collecting old/used shoes at all 4 of their locations in the area and also accepting cash donations to assist with shipping the shoes to Soles4Souls, the non-profit in Alabama that will be transporting the shoes to Haiti. more info

Joe Farthing, owner of J & S Coffee and sponsor of numerous runs in Lawrence, was featured in today's Journal-World preparing to run the Lynn Electric Kansas Marathon in April. He's supporting the cause to help Health Care Access not only with his wallet but his heart and feet. more

Jan 16 - Results from the Topeka to Auburn Half Marathon. Foggy conditions with temps in the mid 30s, almost no wind.

Jan 10 - The trail runners were probably out today - on the trails. Here's a look between the trails as reported by Mike Eglinski on a training run at Clinton State Park. When the sun's out, the snow days can be nice.


Jan 8 - To take your mind off of the minus 13 degrees tomorrow, how about a four minute inspiration? Here's a YouTube clip of Roger Bannister's record breaking mile.


Jan 7 - Treat Me, but No Tricks Please - I received an e-mail message recently from an angry doctor. He’d torn his hamstring running on a beach and spent eight weeks — a total of 20 hours — in physical therapy. Then his insurer said the physical therapy was not covered.

He couldn’t understand it. The therapy cost $150 a session, and he said it was “clearly beneficial and cost-effective.” (He added, though, that after eight weeks he was not yet running again.) read more (by Gina Kolata, The New York Times)

Jan 4 - Spring cleaning already - the runLawrence membership list now only includes those who've paid for 2010.

Jan 1 - Happy New Year!


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