Think elite athletes are cut-throat win-at-all costs competitors? Think again! There’s no better example of how amazing runners of all speeds are than what’s going down right now in Jacksonville.
In elite and subelite circles, everyone knows Richard Clark Fannin, the elite coordinator for the Gate River Run 15K race held every March in Jacksonville, Florida. With Richard’s outreach, the Gate River Run is one of the most competitive races in the country! Richard, always thinking about how to advance the sport, realized that his hometown marathon, the Jacksonville Bank Marathon and Half on January 3, 2016 was six weeks out from the Olympic marathon trials. Better yet, it’s a flat, fast course! He put the bug in a few ears and something amazing is happening! Read more >>