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New Triathlon Coming to Williamsburg

Revolution3 Triathlon is excited to announce a new race in Williamsburg, Virginia. On June 23, 2013, Revolution3 will hold a Half and Olympic Distance race steps away from historic Colonial Williamsburg. Pro and age group athletes are invited to compete in both distances. For the Professional athletes, cash prizes and series points will be awarded.

imageThe half distance consists of a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run, while the Olympic distance consists of a .9 mile swim, 28 mile bike and a 6.2 mile run. The swim will take place in the James River, near the historic Jamestown Island. Athletes will then transition to the bike portion of the race, an out and back course that meanders through the quaint countryside of James City County and finishes on the campus of the College of William and Mary. The course is mostly flat, with a few rolling hills to keep you honest. From there, the run course loops around the City of Williamsburg and back through the college campus. Like the bike course, the run is mostly flat, with a few hills scattered throughout. Athletes will finish in heart of William and Mary and just steps away from some of the most historic sites within the United States.

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Run For The Dream in Colonial Williamsburg

RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT THE STARTING LINE

Run for the Dream is approaching fast. Register now to be part of the 2nd annual race through the historic streets of our nation’s founding fathers and Virginia’s colonial capital. Both the 8K and half marathon courses take you through beautiful scenery and over gentle hills. This is a race you won’t want to miss.

May 19, 2012
2012 USA Masters
8K National Championships
May 20, 2012
Half Marathon

Register now.

Run for the Dream is approaching fast. Register now to be part of the 2nd annual race through the historic streets of our nation's founding fathers and Virginia's colonial capital. Both the 8K and half marathon courses take you through beautiful scenery and over gentle hills. This is a race you won't want to miss.

For the running crowd in Williamsburg VA

Mark your calendars for these two upcoming road running events.

April 14: Run The D.O.G. 5K

Brought to you by Colonial Sports and the Colonial Road Runners, this 5K course winds through downtown Williamsburg, the College of William & Mary, and finishes on Duke of Gloucester Street in the Historic Area. Proceeds of the race support Avalon: A Center for Women and Children. More Information.

May 19 & 20: Run for The Dream 

Run through the streets of our nation’s founding fathers and Virginia’s colonial capital. This is an inaugural race you won’t want to miss! Proceeds benefit An Achievable Dream, with support for the Wounded Warriors. Come out to run, to walk, or to watch and cheer on the competitors. 

May 19:  8K run/walk 8:00 a.m. (USA Track & Field Masters 8K National Championship Race)

May 19: Kids Fun Run 10:00 a.m.

May 20: Run for The Dream Half Marathon 7:00 a.m.

More information.

Ed Moran ‘ W&M Grad, Takes 10th in Debut at New York Marathon

From Tribe Athletics

William and Mary alum Ed Moran ’03, MPP ’05, MBA ’11 ran his first-ever marathon Sunday morning at the ING New York Marathon, and announced his arrival in a big way with a 10th-place finish against some of the best marathoners in the world.  Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai, who ran the fastest-ever marathon at Boston earlier this year, won the race Sunday with a course-record time of 2:05:06.

Moran finished 10th overall in the race with a time of 2:11:46, and was the second-fastest American behind only 2009 champion Meb Keflezighi (sixth in 2:09.13).  Moran’s time was well under the automatic qualifying standard for both the U.S. Olympic Trials, in Houston in January, as well as for the London Olympic Games next summer.  Today’s race capped off a successful 2011 campaign for the 30-year-old, who will be getting married next week in Pittsburgh.  In February, Moran was third at the U.S. Cross Country Championships, and took sixth at 5,000m at the U.S. Track Championships in June.  On July 4th, he was second at the 10K Road Championships in Atlanta, and in October, he was fourth at the 10-Mile Road Championships in what was his longest-ever race before today.

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Registration Opens For 2nd Annual Run For The Dream In Colonial Williamsburg

Runners interested in participating in the 2nd Annual Run for the Dream Half Marathon and 8K Run/Walk may register online here beginning this Friday, July 15. The half marathon will take place in Williamsburg on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Early general registration for the half marathon is $75 until October 1. Active duty members of the military may register for $45. Wounded Warriors may register for free. The first 3,000 registrants for the half marathon will receive a free pass to Busch Gardens and the first 6,000 registrants in either race will receive a free pass to Colonial Williamsburg, both to be used race weekend.

Runners interested in participating in the 2nd Annual Run for the Dream Half Marathon and 8K Run/Walk may register online here beginning this Friday, July 15. The half marathon will take place in Williamsburg on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Early general registration for the half marathon is $75 until October 1. Active duty members of the military may register for $45. Wounded Warriors may register for free. The first 3,000 registrants for the half marathon will receive a free pass to Busch Gardens and the first 6,000 registrants in either race will receive a free pass to Colonial Williamsburg, both to be used race weekend.

The Fit to Run, Fit to Dream 8K Run/Walk will take place the same weekend on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Early general registration for the 8K is $40 until October 1. The registration fee for active duty members of the military is $25. Armed Forces Day is May 19 and the 8K will honor Wounded Warriors and our nation’s military personnel and veterans.

Both races start on the campus of The College of William & Mary, wind through Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area and finish at William & Mary’s Zable Stadium. The half marathon course also takes runners on the Colonial Parkway to the James River before returning to the City of Williamsburg and the campus. A Race Expo will be held Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, at the Colonial Williamsburg Woodlands Conference Center, which serves as the Race Headquarters.

The inaugural 2011 Run for the Dream was a resounding success and attracted runners from across the nation. The combination of races made the weekend event a popular choice for families. A Kids Fun Run will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012 following the 8K. Registration is $15 per child and includes a t-shirt and finisher medal. Colonial Williamsburg will serve as the official race hotels with special weekend rates at the Governor’s Inn and the Woodlands Hotel and Suites.

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Run through history !

Be a part of history!

Enter the inaugural Run the D.O.G. [Duke of Gloucester] Street 5K.

Never before in the 311-year history of the City of Williamsburg have runners been allowed to compete over the historic streets of Colonial Williamsburg, to run past the Governor’s Palace and the Capitol Building, before a dramatic finish up Duke of Gloucester Street to the Bruton Parish Church and Merchants Square.

This first-time event will benefit Avalon of Williamsburg, the women’s shelter, and post-race festivities will include entertainment, refreshments, expo vendors, and the weekly Farmer’s Market in Merchants Square.

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5K Run Jamestown High School- TODAY

Saturday August 22th – Williamsburg Youth Football Cheerleading League 5K FUN-RUN  

williamsburg hornet football Come be a part of the second annual 5K Run/Walk to benefit the WYFCL. Children and adults are welcome. Prizes will be awarded!!! Come on out and support this "healthy" fundraiser for our league!!!

The WYFCL ( Better known as the Williamsburg Hornets)  will hold its 2nd Annual Fun-Run at Jamestown High School on Route 5 … be at the Jamestown HS Parking Lot at 7:45a for a check in for an 8:00 am start time. The run / walk will go through the Greensprings Trail and is largely shaded. Plan to jog along with your team mates. Early entrants will receive a FREE T-shirt as well. The registration form is online at the WYFCL Website http://www.leaguelineup.com/miscinfo.asp?menuid=48&cmenuid=48&url=wyfcl&sid=327062299

Timing by Colonial Road Runners.

Jamestown Cross Country @ Nike National Meet

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From Milestat.com

 

VA Team Results
19. Jamestown – 381 pts

The Jamestown boys had a great season, but unfortunately did not have a great finish on Saturday at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon. Nationally ranked for much of the season and the NXN Southeast regional champions, the Eagles finished a disappointing 19th place out of 22 teams as the Southeast region boys continue to struggle at the team nationals. The Eagles had to deal with illness of one of their top five runners in Graham Schlickenmeyer this weekend while in Oregon and had subpar races from most of their top seven runners with the exception of junior Colin Mearns. Mearns was a bright spot for the AA state champions with a 28th place finishing time of 15:50. AA state individual champion Andrew Colley struggled for his second straight post-season race as he placed 46th in the field with a time of 16:01. The two Virginian individual qualifiers Ben Veilleux of Clarke County and Josh Hardin of Potomac Falls held their own against the national caliber field. Veilleux was the top finisher from the Southeast region with a 25th place effort of 15:46, while Hardin also ran under 16 minutes in 38th place at 15:58.

The lone two Virginia girls competing at NXN also did not fair as well on one of the best course conditions and weather days that the national meet has seen its 5 year meet history. Kathleen Lautzenheiser, ran faster than she did as a freshmen at Portland Meadows for Midlothian, but did not place as well as she wanted to in 52nd place for a time of 18:44. Blacksburg senior Allison Homer, a surprise qualifier out of the Southeast region, finished 96th in her first national cross country championship experience with a time of 19:11.

VA Individual Results
25. Ben Veilleux (Clarke County) 15:46.4
29. Colin Mearns (Jamestown) 15:50.9
38. Josh Hardin (Potomac Falls) 15:58.3
46. Andrew Colley (Jamestown) 16:01.6

Girls Championship Race

VA Individual Results
52. Kathleen Lautzenheiser (Midlothian) 18:44
96. Allison Homer (Blacksburg) 19:11

See full results here

Read more about the Nike Cross Country Nationals here

 

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Moving or relocating to Williamsburg VA

I have a few questions about possibly moving/ relocating to  Williamsburg VA 

  1. How friendly are the people?  Williamsburg VA is a melting pot of nationalities. To me it is one of the friendliest places we have lived. If you have children get them involved in sports or school activities and you will meet tons of families who are very outgoing.
  2. Are there plenty of activities for children and active adults?   Yes and Yes. Depends on what your children like to do but ours enjoy Busch Gardens, Water Country, Colonial Williamsburg, Summer Camps, Boating, Jet Skiing, Horse back riding, football ( playing and watching, tailgating at W & M)), soccer, basketball, baseball track and field, bowling, movies, hiking, swimming ( lots of swim teams) Mountain Biking, lacrosse,  The Beach in VA Beach or Outer Banks, The Mountains ( 2.5 hours away, Virginia Living Museum ( animals, reptiles, fish, etc, festivals, Great Wolf Lodge ( in the winter for birthday parties) Kayaking,  Skate Park near the Rec Center, The Rec Center ( indoor pool ) The Christmas Parade, Forth of July, Grand Illumination, Kidsburg ( when they were younger) snowboarding ,Skiing in the mountains ( 3 hours away)
  3. For adults, in addition to the above we enjoy  at running ( my wife) cycling ( me), concerts at Lake MAtoaka, VA Arts Festival, Williamsburg, Syphonia, Museums, Corner Pocket, Kimball Theater, Great Restaurants,  VA Arts Festivals, Farmers Market on DOG St., Shakespeare Festival, Polo Cup, An occasion for the arts, Tennis, Golf the list goes on…
  4. What is the cost to rent a nice house? Definitely. There are numerous homes in great neighborhoods for $2000 and below. Currently there are some in Fords Colony, Stonehouse ( a $600k new home),Windsor Forest, Brandon Woods, Landfall at Jamestown and many more.
  5. Is is sunny most of the year? Besides winter of course.  Very sunny maybe too sunny. It was a very dry summer… kind of humid in the Summer.
  6. How harsh is the winter? Very mild. We hardly ever get an accumulation of snow anymore in Williamsburg. I haven’t had to shovel any snow in over 6 years.
  7. Do you have a hospital near by? Brand new Sentara Williamsburg  ttp://www.sentara.com/Sentara/HospitalsFacilities/Hospitals/Williamsburg/ They are trying to get another hospital approved on the east side of Williamsburg as well.

Williamsburg Va Running/ William and Mary Homecoming 5K 2008

My wife is an avid runner in the Williamsburg VA area as well as an asst cross country and track coach at Lafayette High School.  Lafayette and Warhill High School are hosting the 17th Annual William and Mary Homecoming 5k Run this year. Proceeds will benefit both the  Colonial  Greyhound Adoption and Lafayette & Warhill High School Running programs

Run or Walk!  

Awards to top 3 overall men and women.  Top 3 men and women walkers and top 3 men and women in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and up.

Saturday, October 25, 2008  8:00 AM

Packet Pick up 6:45am to 7:45am at the W&M Student Rec Center behind William and Mary Hall

Entry Fees

· $20.00 pre registered

· $25.00 race day registration

· T-Shirts for the first 200 registrants

· Open to all runners- Alumni and Non-Alumni

· A Colonial Road Runners Grand Prix Event The Williamsburg VA Running Club.

Proceeds to benefit Colonial  Greyhound Adoption and Lafayette & Warhill High School Running programs

Run or Walk!

Contact Information:

· Craig Wortman ‘95, Race Director

757-564-8098 

email: XCCOACH@HOTMAIL.COM

Or Rick Platt ‘72, Race Coordinator/ Colonial Road Runners

757-229-7375 

email: RICKPLATT@JUNO.COM

Please include “WM 5K” in the email subject line

You should be able to register soon on Active.com

This is a map of the 2007 course. It may change slightly. 

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WM 5k 07′
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