Nominations are still being accepted for the 2015 Lou Gregory Award named after the legendary Pensacola State College track Coach. Lou represented the United States in the 1932 Olympics, finished second in the Boston Marathon, won 19 national championships and still holds numerous national records. Wendy Ellis was the 2014 winner.
The award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated great leadership and enthusiasm in advancing the sport of running in the Northwest Florida community. The winner must be a PRA member and should have contributed significantly to the success of the Pensacola Runners Association and area running. Please forward your nominations to PRA President Charles Gheen at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 1st.
The Lou Gregory Award
You can find the results from the PRA Half Marathon/10K/5K here.
Thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers, and runners for making this year’s race another memorable event!
The PRA Bay 2 Breakfast (B2B) 8K Cross Country Challenge is going to be on February 28th. It’s 8K (about 4.9 miles) of beautiful scenery through the Big Lagoon State Park and it’s tough. That’s why we run cross country, right?
All the information, a downloadable entry form and the online registration link are found on the event page. Click on “PRA Events” above and then click on the Bay 2 Breakfast tab. We’ll see you on the trails in the B2B!!
Mediacom is one of our great sponsors for the Pensacola Beach Run – here’s their awesome promotional video that is airing currently on several of their channels – Click To Watch The Mediacom Video
The PRA Christmas Dash will be held on the afternoon of Saturday December 13th immediately before the annual holiday parade. You’ll get a once-a-year opportunity to race one mile through the streets of downtown Pensacola while thousands cheer you on!! More information is available at the event page (click the “PRA Events” tab above) where you can print a race entry form. The first 300 registered athletes receive a cool winter hat! Come join us!
Thanks VERY much for racing the Pensacola Seafood Festival Don McCloskey 5K run. Click the Race Results tab above to find the 2014 results. We look forward to seeing you next year!