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2013 ARC Father's Day 5K Race Report

Friday, July 12, 2013

Yeah, I know it's late but guilt got the best of me so...

This race is practically the same as the Mother's Day race..same beautiful park but a smaller runner count...and I beat my Personal Best here but 30 seconds!
American Running Company puts on this local series of races which makes it most convenient to purchase the series, plug in your races on your calendar, then fill in with other events! Run Vie is a run group that has associated with ARC and makes their run clinics available to all.
They also have a presence at all races...

Great group with expert training coaches and leaders.

Yes, the traditional Finish Line shot!

Early starting line shot!

Minutes before the Start!

The Award given to Father/Baby, Father/Son, and Father/Daughter Teams as well as oldest Dad in the race. (Oldest was ONLY 83!)

Sunday morning fishing just off the run site area! Very coll!

We're fortunate to have these quality local races. I've made a lot of running friends with ARC. and it's fun running with them. The Post-Race Party always has great food and a huge raffle. ARC's next race is in August and teams up with our Tuesday Night Run Group Co-Sponsor, Sea Dog Brewing Company!

It should be a blast!

"Stay Healthy, My Friends!"

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
FLORIDASUN 8/20/2013 8:10AM

    Very beautiful area! AND the after party..woo~hoo..that's worth the run alone in my book! emoticon emoticon Now where's the pic of the 83 year old race star...tell him he'd be famous on Spark by now! emoticon Thanks for sharing...sounds like so much healthy FUN! How the heck do you run in this heat??? emoticon I can't even walk effectively! emoticon

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KPETSCHE 7/18/2013 3:00PM

Way to go, Monty! That fishing looks like fun, too! It's neat how you have all those local races to enjoy!

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    You are doing great and adding up those races.

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JUNEPA 7/15/2013 12:14AM

    Great race
You are lucky to have a lot of great friends but you also make your luck by being friendly and positive !!

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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 7/13/2013 11:23PM

    emoticon Thanks for sharing.

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COREY195 7/13/2013 5:59PM

    looks like fun

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OWL_20 7/13/2013 7:07AM

    Great recap, Monty. Sounds like the run *and* the club are a lot of fun. Congrats on the PR!

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ONEKIDSMOM 7/12/2013 8:19PM

    Same to you, Stay Healthy! And congrats on that 5K PR.

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DEBBYFROMMT 7/12/2013 6:54PM

    How fun!!!! Happy Father's Day (belated) How long can you keep doing a PR? I did all mine last year and just don't want run and not try to beat my PRs anymore

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STARDUSTD 7/12/2013 6:53PM

  Congrats on the PR!

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VISUALLYRICS 7/12/2013 6:14PM

    Great!!! Love that special award....:::you always make the most of your time, Monty!

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IMSMILEY88 7/12/2013 4:55PM

    83, huh? I would still love to be running at "only 83". emoticon

Glad to see you are having fun with your events. I've been working on seeing what I can do for the rest of 2013. I haven't done many events for the past year. I did train for a half & a duathlon, but neither one happened for me. But, I'm READY!!! I want the experience of the RACE... and the feel of crossing that finish line... and, the BLING! Can't wait!

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NATPLUMMER 7/12/2013 4:02PM


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KERRYG155 7/12/2013 3:07PM

    It's nice so many of the races are right there near you. There aren't that many here and most of the 5k's are just walks for donations. I need to really start working toward a 5K walk.

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WENDYSPARKS 7/12/2013 2:40PM


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    You are so lucky to have so many local races.....
Thanks for sharing!

Sharon emoticon

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TRILLIUM22 7/12/2013 2:24PM

    Sounds like a fun time. Love blogs with lots of pictuures, I feel like I'm there.

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