Monday
Oct212013

Striders Relay Their Way To New Guinness World Record

By Donna Deegan, First Coast News • 12/12/2010

The Florida Striders have done it again. For the second time in as many years, the track club has set a new world record; this time for the 100 x 5k relay... More...

Monday
Oct212013

A Penny Saved is ... a Party Fund

By MARK WOODS, The Times-Union • 10/18/2008

After finishing another run last Sunday morning, Frank Frazier found Jenny Allen in the parking lot of Sun Tire on Blanding Boulevard and handed her a couple of pennies.

The pennies had been on the ground, somewhere on a route that loops behind the Orange Park Mall, goes through some neighborhoods near the river and returns to the parking lot. More...

Monday
Oct212013

Distance Runners Find Ultimate Experience in Orange Park

By My Clay Sun • 3/6/2008

One foot in front of the other.
One foot in front of the other.
One foot in front of the other.

For some of the tougher parts of last weekend's Iron Horse Endurance Run, those words were what helped Orange Park's Mike Lively to ... well, keep putting one foot in front of the other. For 62 miles.

"Yeah, it kind of helps to have some kind of mantra you can repeat to try to distract yourself from the pain," the Naval officer said after running for 11 hours and 56 minutes straight to complete the 100-kilometer Orange Park ultramarathon run. More...

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