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Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Salem Distance Run (DATE TENTATIVE)

Saturday August 8th, 2020

Salem, VA

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Health Focus of SWVA Salem Distance Run


46th Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Salem Distance Run – August 8, 2020


Location: Longwood Park 601 E Main St. Salem, VA 24153


Race founder: Richard Browder, retired track coach, Roanoke College


5K: Race starts at 8:00 am, $25.00 (includes t-shirt). Additional $5.00 if mailed or registered after August 3rd.


10K: Race starts at 8:00 am, $30.00 (includes t-shirt). Additional $5.00 if mailed or registered after August 3rd.


Registration: Friday, August 7, 4:00-7:00 pm or Saturday, August 8, 6:30-7:45 am at Longwood Park.


Packet Pickup: Friday, August 7, 4:00-7:00 pm or Saturday, August 8, beginning at 6:30 am at Longwood Park


Courses certified by The Athletic Congress (TAC).


Contact:


Laurie Gibbons Health Focus of SWVA [email protected] or (540) 444-2925 


Jeremy Woods Run Roanoke LLC [email protected] or (540)589-3212


Rules & Details


No dogs in park by Salem City Police Ordinance
No pets or strollers, please.
Cut-off for race day registration is 7:45 a.m. and is limited to the first 600 runners.
Both races start near “Easter Seals” at 201 East Main Street and end at Longwood Park.
Award presentations are in Longwood Park immediately following the races.


2019 Salem Distance Run Results


Winners 8/10/19 Health Focus Salem Distance Run, Longwood Park Salem


5K Male-Andrew Parkins 16:53; 10K Male-Abraham Kiplagat 32:34


5K Female-Samantha Connelly 22:31; 10K Female-Carly Wilkes 43:06


Record Times 5K Ben Cooke 15:21 Catherine White 18:14 10K Abraham Kiplagat 32:34 Trish Nervo 38:41


WELCOME BACK MICHAEL WARDIAN !!!


Wardian, 43, started running and competing in triathlons in 1996 after finishing his lacrosse career at Michigan State University, where he played attack for the Division 1 team.  Michael’s first marathon in 1996 was the Marine Corps Marathon with the only goal of qualifying was for the Boston Marathon and he did with a time of 3:08. Since his first race Wardian has completed more than 170 marathons, 70+ Ultra Marathons on six (6) continents and The North Pole, 20 triathlons, including Iron Man lake Placid, and one (1) adventure race. 


FOLLOW MICHAEL’S CAREER HIGHLIGHTS ON HIS BEAUTIFUL WEBSITE SHOWCASING HIS WORLDWIDE ADVENTURES.


                 http://mikewardian.com

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Start Location

601 E Main St,, Salem, VA

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