Runablaze: XC Rap

Des Moines – November 26, 2012

Chris Robertson ran the Legend of the Fall 6K (Iowa City, Nov. 22) finising 2nd in 21:15.  The trail run had a couple creek crossings and some tough hills. In a close race Chris was 20 seconds behind Julian Saad, a 14:13 5k and 8:10 3k runner from Fordham University in New York.

At the NIRCA National Championships 8k (Hershey, PA, Nov. 10) Mason Frank was 12th in 26:09, Luke Demmel 22nd in 26:36, Chris Robertson 25th in 26:41 and David Sevick 60th in 27:31.

Runablaze Iowa team will have their annual team meeting Dec. 15 in Des Moines.  Briefly the team is made up of over 30 post HS/College runners; is supported by 14 Iowa Races & 2 Iowa running stores and is committed to elevating the Iowa racing community.  This e-mail is sent to over 1000 Iowans in hopes of providing a fresh perspective of racing and highlight the team.
If you have thoughts on the team or racing in Iowa (or want to attend the meeting) please respond.  The meeting will be lead by team president, Robyn Friedman.

About Runablaze Iowa
Runablaze Iowa athletes are based throughout Iowa.  Formed in 2006, the purpose of the team is to improve post-collegiate Iowa distance running.  Major Iowa running specialty stores, Iowa races and Iowa runners at those races support Runablaze Iowa.

Learn more about the team, visit the web site

Cal Murdock


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