Browsing Archive: February, 2016

Dallas Stricker

Posted by Tim Irvine on Monday, February 22, 2016, In : Miles To Go 

     Dallas Stricker is one of Mississippi's future high profile runners who is actually a high profile runner now. Dallas Stricker has been running since he was able to from all accounts. His family who is loaded with athletic talent are fixtures in the running community in Hattiesburg and the coast. At 7 years old he broke the world record for his age in the half marathon twice. At age 8 he did it again for that age. There seems to be no distance he won't try and if he's in the race, my bet...


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Running Blogs

Posted by Tim Irvine on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, In : Miles To Go 

      The really cool thing about running and the discovery of running by people who are just coming to understand the benefits and passion, is that those of us who have been around for a while get to experience it again through another's perspective. Such is the case when I discover a running blog of someone who is still relatively new to running. They bring a breath of fresh air and excitement that renews the passion we all feel for our sport. If you attend races long enough on a regular ba...


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The Bling Thing

Posted by Tim Irvine on Monday, February 15, 2016, In : Miles To Go 

         Once upon a time, most runners gave little thought to awards outside the usual suspects of fierce competitors. These days, the awards have expanded to include... well a lot of competitors. No longer are the top spots the only sought after awards; or the places that are most intriguing. Now there are Masters, Grand Masters and age groups in 5 and 10 year spans. Once the awards were mostly trophies and the bigger the award, the higher you placed. But since the running boom of 2010 and ...


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