Thinking of running in one of the events during the Kamloops Marathon happening on July 26th, 2015? It will include a family-friendly 3km, 8km, half, full and marathon relay!
Want to find out more? Attend the Kamloops Marathon Launch Party scheduled for February 27th, 2015 from 6-8pm at Runners Sole in Kamloops at 74-1395 Hillside Drive. Get all the details, register on the spot and get a t-shirt that evening!
Guest Speaker for the evening will be Jack Miller, TRU Wolfpack Head Coach Cross-Country and Indoor Track. Jack has been a competitive runner for over 50 years. His first races were 880 yards and the 1 mile in high school at Kamloops High in 1962. His best times then were 2:18 for the ½ mile and 4:59 for the mile.
Jack ran his first marathon (Portland, Ore.) in November 1977 in 2:57:05. Between that first marathon and 2005, he completed 54 marathons, the last one being London, England in 2005 which he completed in 2:55 at age 60. Every one of the 54 marathons he has completed were under 3:00. The best of those, at the Ottawa marathon in 1984 at age 39, he ran 2:31:14. His PW (personal worst) was in the Original Run marathon in Greece, from Marathon to Athens. His time was 2:58:59.
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*Updated* Fresh is Best will be providing chips and dips for the Kamloops Marathon Launch Party this Friday night. so many great reasons to join the event!
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