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Pardon Ndhlovu, Bridget Lyons claim victory at GRU Augusta Half Marathon and 10K

...wanted to see what I could do," he said. "It worked out pretty well. It helped out running with Bridget for the first 8½ miles, just pacing."Lyons won the women's division for the third time in four years. The former Greenbrier and University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-23/pardon-ndhlovu-bridget-lyons-clai
Maybe I can't run 13.1 miles

...weeks ago, I keep reinjuring it during long runs. Now I'm wondering if I can actually run 13.1 miles. Maybe 7-8 miles is my limit. On Sunday I attempted a 13.1-mile practice run along much of the GRU Augusta Half Marathon course. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/steven-schretzmann/2015-02-13/may
Search expands for AirAsia jet lost in stormy weather 24 hours ago with 162 people aboard

...have to make an instantaneous decision," Cox said. Storms can be hundreds of miles long, but "because a jet moves at 8 miles a minute, if you to go 100 miles out of your way, it's not a problem."Authorities have not said whether they lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-28/search-expands-airasia-jet-lost-sto
Stay Safe While Running at Night

...but I slipped into my skinny pants this week. Whoo hoo!Beard Length: Long, really long. ==== New Goal: Still 8 miles. I didn't do a long run last week and might not do one this week. I gave blood last Friday and still need some time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/steven-schretzmann/2014-12-11/sta
I'm Now a Banana-Powered Runner

...endurance before piling on the mileage. I'm doing a short run tonight (3-4 miles) and a long run on Saturday (7-8 miles). I believe I can still reach my goal of 13 miles by February 1st. Wish me luck! =====WEEK 1Longest Run This Week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/steven-schretzmann/2014-12-26/im-
5 Lessons Learned Running the Turkey Trot

...WEEK 1Longest Run This Week: 0.3 milesWeight: 205.3 lbs.Beard Length: 0 WEEK 14Longest Run This Week: 3.2 milesWeight: 202 lbs. (I'm making progress!)Beard Length: About 2 inches at the chin ==== New Goal: 8 miles

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/steven-schretzmann/2014-12-05/5-l
California Chrome, undefeated Shared Belief to meet in $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic

...Prayer for Relief; and Ziro.The headline race Oct. 31 will be the $2 million BC Distaff for fillies and mares at 1 1/8 miles.Untapable won her first four starts this year, including the Kentucky Oaks and Mother Goose before finishing fifth in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-22/california-chrome-undefeated-shar
Napravnik guides Untapable to win in Breeders' Cup Distaff

...a comeback in 10 months," she said, adding, "I can't promise to stay off a horse forever."Untapable ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.68 and paid $5.20, $3.40 and $2.60 as the 8-5 favorite in the field of 11.Don't Tell Sophia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-31/napravnik-guides-unt
Shared Belief favorite for Breeders Cup Classic

...Cup races.The $26 million world championships open Friday with four races, including the $2 million Distaff at 1 1/8 miles.An ankle injury has kept two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan out of the $2 million Mile, and his defection triggered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-27/shared-belief-favori
Plan ahead to enjoy fall's leaf show in Georgia

...lake. For a challenging, all-day hike, choose the 8-mile Gahuti Trail. Mountain bikers have more than 14 miles...bike loop. If you're up for a steep hike, take the 4.8-mile Smith Creek Trail up to Anna Ruby Falls. (To avoid having...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2014-10-02/plan-ahead-enjoy-falls-leaf-sh