Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Salem Distance Run

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Health Focus of SWVA Salem Distance Run

45th Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Salem Distance Run – August 10, 2019

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 9, 4:00-7:00 pm or Saturday, August 10, 6:30-7:45 am at Longwood Park.

Packet Pickup: Friday, August 9, 400-7:00 pm or Saturday, August 10, 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.

2018 Salem Distance Run Results

Winners 8/11/18 Health Focus Salem Distance Run, Longwood Park Salem

5K Male-Andrew Parkins 17:31; 10K Male-Abraham Kipligot 33:15

5K Female-Hannah Moran 19:59; 10K Female-Dovile Merzvinskaite 50:41.

Record Times 5K Ben Cooke 15:21 Catherine White 18:14 10K Jason Dowdy 32:45 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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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-04-28

Races

10k Run

August 10, 2019 (Saturday) - 08:00
Running
10 kilometers
Solo

5k Run/Walk

August 10, 2019 (Saturday) - 08:00
Running
5 kilometers
Solo

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