Yearly Archives: 2013

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TRAINING FOR THE MARATHON

By Harold Tinsley MARATHON PARTICIPATION In the late 1970′s and early 1980′s, there was a major increase in the participation in road racing. The increase was directly reflected in marathons, that is, until 1983. During the period of rapid growth…

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Heated Hospitality Tent for Spectators

If your friends & family are looking for a warm place to cheer you on, SportsMed & Crestwood Medical Center are partnering together to provide a heated hospitality tent for spectators of the Rocket City Marathon. The tent will be…

I have always dreamed of starting and finishing a marathon. The Rocket City Marathon was a blast. Friendly volunteers, flat course and great city! Thank you for fulfilling a lifelong dream!

— A.W. Jackson

This was my 5th time to run the Rocket City Marathon and I have enjoyed it every year. Great course and awesome volunteers. Thank you for such a great race.

— John Parrish