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5/3 River Bank Run

River Bank Run Runner: Katie Woodruff

by Roberta King (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 05-11-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The race of choice: 25k (15.5 miles). This is her first River Bank Run 25k. "I'd thought about it for years, but always, by the time the weather was decent enough to run any serious mileage outside, it was April and really too late to start...

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River Bank Run Runner: Laurie Craft

by Roberta King (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 05-09-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The race of choice: 10k (6.2 miles). "I ran the 10k last year and enjoyed challenging myself. My goal is always to run a little faster than the last one. I like doing the River Bank Run because it's fun to be part of that big crowd and I...

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River Bank Run Runner: Shannon Cunningham

by Roberta King (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 05-03-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The race of choice: 25k Why she's running it: "I ask myself that question every year. I think the answer lies in the fact that once you run the River Bank Run (RBR), it's hard not to want to run it again. Between the training, the...

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River Bank Run Runner: Joselyn Vaughn

by Roberta King (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 04-25-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The race of choice: 25k Why she runs: "To get in shape after my last pregnancy; to prove to myself that I can do the long distances still and do support my sisters. They’re doing the 10k and are coming through some pretty significant...

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River Bank Runner: Cori Curtis

by Roberta King (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 05-05-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Runners in the 5/3 River Bank Run can potentially make money while running. The race offers an impressive purse of prize money for runners and wheelchair racers in all events. Runners and wheelers in the 25k event have the opportunity to compete for...

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River Bank Runner: Steve Schoon

by Roberta King (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 05-04-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The Fifth Third River Bank Run is less than a week away and most runners are tapering off their training and planning to "carb up" on Friday. Nervousness kicks in before a race and to that end, race organizers provide 110 porta-potties and 13.6...

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Running the River Bank: Melissa Janes

by Roberta King (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 04-30-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

People run the May 8, 5/3 River Bank Run for many reasons. Some run it to challenge themselves, others for for the companionship of other people, some people run it to win and others run it for a good cause. The race serves as a fund raiser for a...

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Running the River Bank: Amy Price

by Roberta King (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 04-28-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The 33rd running of the Fifth Third River Bank Run is set for Saturday, May 8. It is estimated that nearly 20,000 people will line up and run one of three races or participate in a 5k (3.1 miles) community walk. The distances for the...

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