Sunday, March 15, 2009

2009 Beach to Beacon 10K - Registration Open Now

2009 Beach to Beacon 10K RACE RESULTS:
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Registration opened at 12 p.m. today for the 2009 Beach to Beacon 10K in Maine (August 1st). Although the field has been increased to 6,000, the organizers say they expect to reach that limit in the first 24 hours. Registration is available online only.

The kids' race takes place Friday, July 31st.

Founded by Olympic marathon champion (and Maine native) Joan Benoit Samuelson, the Beach to Beacon 10K starts in Cape Elizabeth and ends at Portland Head Light.

2009 Peachtree Road Race... Trouble Getting on Resolved

Registration opened today for the 2009 Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, and glitches immediately popped up with the online registration process. The home page for Peachtree,, now seems to be working. The Peachtree Road Race takes place on the Fourth of July.

From an article on the Peachtree site:
"Online registration for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race, which opened at 7 a.m. Sunday, is continuing after initial technical issues.

Those issues were resolved shortly after 9 a.m., according to the Atlanta Track Club, and registration is proceeding until 45,000 entries have been received."

The article notes that printed entries will be in the Sunday, March 22, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "But only the final 10,000 entrants using that method will gain entry to the race, selected at random from forms postmarked by March 31."

Race entry is also possible by entering in a competition to choose the t-shirt design for the Peachtree Road Race.

Good luck with your entries!

Sunday, March 1, 2009

2009 Gasparilla Distance Classic - Results Posted

Results are posted for today's 2009 Gasparilla Distance Classic. As of 11 a.m. Sunday, results are up for the 5K and 15K events; Gasparilla marathon and half marathon results will probably be online later today as the results become available.