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First Light Marathon
  
  
Date January 12, 2014 (Sunday)
Races Marathon, Half Marathon
Marathon USATF Certified,  Boston Qualifier
Net elevation change: 0 ft.
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Location Radisson Admiral Semmes Hotel
Mobile, Alabama
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 Details Handmade plaques made by L'Arche Mobile residents will be awarded to the top 10 overall winners and the top 3 winners in each age category - masters, grand masters and age categories beginning at 16-19 and every fifth year after that.
 
 
   
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When to Use Energy Gels and Hydration Drinks and Can They Be Used Together?
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Plantar Fasciitis
Experienced as heel pain when you take your first steps after getting out of bed or after sitting for a long period of time, plantar fasciitis is a running injury most frequently caused by an abnormal motion of the foot or too-tight calf muscles.

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How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
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Recent Review: Very well organized and fun race. Appreciate all of the volunteers and spectator support, they were wonderful! First 1/2 I ran that did not provide gu and/or fruit on course.Really decent pre race dinner. Expo not impressive. Overall really enjoyed this race and the course.
Nancy Griffin
Asheville, North Carolina
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 Results for the First Light Marathon 
Year: 2012     Participation      
    Total finishers: 459      
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 John Bringham   Marathon Men 2:35:27 5:56  10.11 mph 
 Amy Huff   Marathon Women 3:23:16 7:45  7.73 mph 
 Wayne Joseph   Marathon Masters Men 2:54:37 6:40  9 mph 
 Amy Huff   Marathon  Masters Women  3:23:16 7:45  7.73 mph 
>> Complete 2012 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2010     Participation

Men 

305 men competed in the 2010 First Light Marathon 305 (69.8%)
    Total finishers: 437

Women 

132 women competed in the 2010 First Light Marathon 132 (30.2%)
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Josh Whitehead   Half Marathon Men 2:37:05 11:59  5 mph 
 Anna Hallex   Half Marathon Women 3:10:21 14:32  4.13 mph 
 John Van Steenbergh   Half Marathon Masters Men 2:57:49 13:34  4.42 mph 
 Elinor Carter   Half Marathon  Masters Women  3:23:44 15:33  3.86 mph 
>> Complete 2010 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2009     Participation

Men 

262 men competed in the 2009 First Light Marathon 262 (70.6%)
    Total finishers: 371

Women 

109 women competed in the 2009 First Light Marathon 109 (29.4%)
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 John Bingham   Marathon Men 2:36:46 5:59  10.03 mph 
 Jennifer McGanahan   Marathon Women 3:19:18 7:36  7.89 mph 
 Mike Thrailkill   Marathon Masters Men 3:06:25 7:07  8.43 mph 
 Elinor Carter   Marathon  Masters Women  3:20:29 7:39  7.84 mph 
>> Complete 2009 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2008     Participation

Men 

234 men competed in the 2008 First Light Marathon 234 (75.2%)
    Total finishers: 311

Women 

77 women competed in the 2008 First Light Marathon 77 (24.8%)
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Walker Yane   Marathon Men 2:43:41 6:15  9.6 mph 
 Lolly York   Marathon Women 3:08:58 7:13  8.32 mph 
 Mark Elliott   Marathon Masters Men 3:01:16 6:55  8.67 mph 
 Kristin Babington   Marathon  Masters Women  3:27:00 7:54  7.59 mph 
>> Complete 2008 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2007     Participation      
    Total finishers: 339      
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Myles Gibson   Marathon Men 2:50:48 6:31  9.2 mph 
 Kit Hunter   Marathon Women 3:10:46 7:17  8.24 mph 
 Myles Gibson   Marathon Masters Men 2:50:48 6:31  9.2 mph 
 Kristen Babington   Marathon  Masters Women  3:30:46 8:03  7.46 mph 
>> Complete 2007 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2006     Participation      
    Total finishers: 231      
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Wyman Hamilton   Marathon Men 2:42:14 6:12  9.69 mph 
 Tracy Stewart   Marathon Women 3:06:13 7:06  8.44 mph 
 Bryan Smith   Marathon Masters Men 2:43:06 6:14  9.64 mph 
 Kristin Babington   Marathon  Masters Women  3:28:52 7:58  7.53 mph 
>> Complete 2006 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2005     Participation

Men 

152 men competed in the 2005 First Light Marathon 152 (73.8%)
    Total finishers: 206

Women 

54 women competed in the 2005 First Light Marathon 54 (26.2%)
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Chuck Engle   Marathon Men 2:43:12 6:14  9.63 mph 
 Kristin Babington   Marathon Women 3:22:16 7:43  7.77 mph 
 Steve Ahrens   Marathon Masters Men 2:52:52 6:36  9.09 mph 
 Kristin Babington   Marathon  Masters Women  3:22:16 7:43  7.77 mph 
>> Complete 2005 Results (All Races) 
  
  
Year: 2003     Participation

Men 

223 men competed in the 2003 First Light Marathon 223 (74.6%)
    Total finishers: 299

Women 

76 women competed in the 2003 First Light Marathon 76 (25.4%)
 Winner Race Division  Winning Time  Pace Speed
 Ryan Kyranakis   Marathon Men 2:40:11 6:07  9.81 mph 
 Kristin Babington   Marathon Women 3:21:56 7:42  7.78 mph 
 Leonard Vergunst   Marathon Masters Men 2:45:29 6:19  9.5 mph 
 Stephanie Ashworth   Marathon  Masters Women  3:27:07 7:54  7.59 mph 
>> Complete 2003 Results (All Races) 
  
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