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Rocket City Marathon Medal – 2012 – Run It Fast

Rocket City Marathon Medal (2012)

Here is the finisher’s medal from the Rocket City Marathon that took place on December 8, 2012 in Huntsville, Alabama.

Great medal from a really good and fast marathon that the great Dink Taylor and his wife put on each year.


[Marathon medal photo submitted by RIF #187 Daniel Escue who is now a marathoner after Rocket City. Congrats!!!]

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Huntsville Utah Marathon Medal (2012)

Huntsville Utah Marathon Medal (2012)

Here is the finisher’s medal from the Huntsville Utah Marathon that took place in Huntsville, Utah on September 29, 2012.


[Medal photo submitted by RIF #150 Jason Howard.  Follow him on Twitter @jasonrunsutah]

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Recover from the Holidays 50K Dewayne Satterfield – Joshua Holmes

DeWayne Satterfield All Business in Winning 2011 Recover from the Holidays 50K (Results)

Huntsville’s DeWayne Satterfield was all business wear, while being his jovial self, in winning the 2011 Recover the the Holidays 50K yesterday in Huntsville, Alabama.

Satterfield beat out Tim Vinson with a time of 3:50:59. Vinson was less than 6 minutes behind Satterfield in 3:56:35.  Finland’s Kari Salomaa took third place with a time of 4:10:01.

The female winner was Tammy Tribett who finished the course in 4:25:30.

The course consisted of a 1-mile out and back, followed by 10 loops on the Huntsville Cross Country 5k course.

Top 40 Recover from the Holidays 50K Results

  1. DeWayne Satterfield (Huntsville, AL) – 3:50:59
  2. Tim Vinson (Madison, AL) – 3:56:35
  3. Kari Salomaa (Helsinki, Finland) – 4:10:01
  4. Brett Wilks (Huntsville, AL) – 4:12:25
  5. Eric Patterson (Athens, AL) – 4:14:45
  6. Chad Davis (Huntsville, AL) – 4:17:30
  7. Nelson Armstrong (Castalian Springs, TN) – 4:20:30
  8. Erik Debolt (Madison, AL) – 4:21:30
  9. Tammy Tribett (Manassas, VA) – 4:25:30 (F)
  10. Brett Addington (Owens Cross Roads, AL) – 4:27:12
  11. Josh Erhard (Gallatin, TN) – 4:27:22
  12. Daniel Hazelton (Clarksville, TN) – 4:29:11
  13. Andy Davidson (Tuscaloosa, AL) – 4:36:59
  14. Larry Dickerson (Somerville, AL) – 4:37:53
  15. Wayne Heckler (Decatur, AL) – 4:40:04
  16. Mark Freeman (Huntsville, AL) – 4:41:22
  17. Michael Scott (Chattanooga, AL) – 4:43:29
  18. Jon Elmore (Decatur, AL) – 4:52:30
  19. Joshua Holmes (Jackson, TN) – 4:53:22
  20. Wade Dunn (Birmingham, AL) – 4:57:10
  21. Stephen Brown (Decatur, AL) – 4:57:55
  22. Barry Ege (Hanceville, AL) – 4:58:40
  23. Scott Schlapman (Huntsville, AL) – 5:05:38
  24. Sal Coll (Rossville, GA) – 5:10:52
  25. Michael Dehaye (Huntsville, AL) – 5:14:10
  26. Bryan Campbell (Hazel Green, AL) – 5:14:41
  27. Samuel Hong (Alpharetta, GA) – 5:16:57
  28. Martin Schneekloth (Huntsville, AL) – 5:17:43
  29. Eric Broyles (Madison, AL) – 5:18:13
  30. Patti Holmes (Huntsville, AL) – 5:19:47 (F)
  31. Keith Buell (Huntsville, AL) – 5:27:30
  32. Chris Clemens (Belvidere, TN) – 5:30:23
  33. Sarah Tierney (Harvest, AL) – 5:35:30 (F)
  34. George Sanders (Laceys Spring, AL) – 5:36:12
  35. Michael Gravel (Madison, AL) – 5:36:38
  36. Sup Fravel (Madison, AL) – 5:40:18 (F)
  37. Mark Hales (Birmingham, AL) – 5:42:24
  38. Marit Janse (Fenton, MI) – 5:44:28 (F)
  39. Richard Trice (Huntsville, AL) – 5:46:55
  40. Mike Youngblood (Shelbyville, TN) – 5:48:15

Congrats to all who ran yesterday in Huntsville and across the world!  May your 2012 be full of many more miles and successful races.

[photo: Winner DeWayne Satterfield (Angus Young look) with Joshua Holmes]

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Mountain Mist 50K Ultra Trail (Video)

Here is a well done video about the Mountain Mist 50K trail ultramarathon that takes place in Huntsville, Alabama.

The MM50K is advertised as ‘Alabama’s Toughest Trail Run!’

The next edition takes place on January 28, 2012.

Registration opened on Oct 1st and over 300 people have already signed up.  At the time of this posting just 37 spots remain available.

Mountain Mist 50K Trail Website

Mountain Mist 50K Registration via Ultra Signup

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Rocky Raccoon 100 Mile Trail Race Finishers Belt Buckle 2011

2011 Rocky Raccoon Finisher’s Belt Buckle

Here is the Rocky Raccoon 100 Mile Trail Race finisher’s belt buckle from the 2011 race that took place in Huntsville, Texas.

The race is really well put on and has superb aid stations throughout the 20-mile loop.

Rocky Raccoon Race Website

2011 Rocky Raccoon Results

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Recover from the Holidays 50km Trail Ultra Marathon Medal

2010 Recover from the Holidays 50k Medal

Here is a photo of the official medal, or is that finisher’s wood, from the 2010 Recover from the Holidays 50km trail ultra marathon that took place on December 31, 2010.

A very unique and desirable finisher’s medal for sure.

The race takes place in Huntsville, Alabama at the Huntsville Cross Country Running Park.

Recover from the Holidays 50km Website

Thanks to Chris Estes for sending in the photo of his newly acquired bling.

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2010 Rocket City Marathon Logo

Daniel Ellis Wins 2010 Rocket City Marathon

Alabama native Daniel Ellis won the 2010 Rocket City Marathon on Saturday.  The 27-year old ran the course in a time of 2:24:37.  Ellis barely edged out Kameron Ulmer who finished just 13 seconds behind with at time of 2:24:50.  Scott Wietecha claimed third crossing the line at 2:27:08.

Candace Jacobs, of Huntsville, Alabama, won her hometown marathon as she was the first woman to finish at 2:54:21.  Second place was 37-year old Gina Krabbendam in 3:02:25.  Lisa Tolley took third with a time of 3:02:54.

2010 Rocket City Finisher’s Medal

Place Overall No Name              Age City      State    Time
                ********** MALE OVERALL RESULTS ***********
    1     1 Daniel Ellis               27 Birmingham   AL 2:24:37
    2     2 Kameron Ulmer              23 Boise        ID 2:24:50
    3     3 Scott Wietecha             29 Goodlettsvil TN 2:27:08
    4     4 David Riddle               29 Cincinnati   OH 2:28:14
    5     5 Michael Deren              23 Johnson City TN 2:29:40
               ********** FEMALE OVERALL RESULTS ***********
    1    27 Candace Jacobs             30 Huntsville   AL 2:54:21
    2    42 Gina Krabbendam            37 Lookout Mtn  TN 3:02:25
    3    45 Lisa Tolley                43 Seneca       SC 3:02:54
    4    50 Kathy Wolski               44 Knoxville    TN 3:05:01
    5    56 Isabelle Ledroit           44 Montreal, Qc    3:06:54

Dink and Suzanne Taylor put on a great race.  The shirt, medal, and finisher’s hat were all top notice. The pasta dinner was solid and Sarah Reinertsen, the guest speaker, told her inspirational story of being the first above-the-knee amputee to finish an Ironman.

View Complete 33rd Annual Rocket City Marathon Results

Rocket City Marathon Website

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