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Third things: if you did the race virtually, please go to the running shop (3055 north campbell) by october 1st to pick up your medallion and a shirt. Washington university map we cannot guarantee the perfect shirt size at this point, but we do have lots of medals for you!

Finally: what a great day! Race day dawned hot and humid, and as the opening notes of "born to be wild" as sung by maxx staxx and the mighty X rolled across the desert, a thousand runners headed towards the scenic roadways of the tucson mountains on sunday morning, september 16th. Staged at pima community college west, the 2nd annual TMC tucson 10k has over 1300 registrants and a hundred volunteers.

Overall winner harry mulenga took the top spot for the second year in a row — making him the only defending champion in the history of the event.

The race up front was affected by the heat and humidity, as mulenga finished in 32:59, more than two minutes slower than his 2017 winning time. Mulenga, living in oro valley for the past two years and originally from zambia, was chased to the finish line by kenyan-transplant japhet kipkoech, who finished in 33:13. Bjorn wastvedt, visiting from pennsylvania, took third place.

For the women, former UA standout kayla ferron set a new course record of 37:47, as she ran from the front and easily won the women’s race. Ferron, a schoolteacher in the sunnyside school district, was almost a minute ahead of second place finisher jessica culver, who finished in 38:39, a few seconds behind her 2017 pace. Third place went to nicole pearce, in 39:48.

This is the second leg of the 2018 gabe zimmerman triple crown. At the TMC get moving tucson events on sunday, october 28th we’ll provide the $9,500 check to the BEYOND-foundation raised by the triple crown participants.In addition, this race earned almost $2000 for the southern arizona roadrunners for their operations and children’s fitness fund.

The officers from the pima county sheriff department were on hand to ensure road safety again this year, while AMR was at the finish line. Special thanks to AMR and tucson fire department who responded quickly when called — we’re happy to report that our injured athletes are on the mend. Top 10 universities in the philippines events like this take a lot of people to make ’em go. On our end, we’re grateful to our friends at the running shop for hosting packet pickup and post-race shirt/medal pickup. Again, if you did the race virtually, please go to the running shop (3055 north campbell) by october 1st to pick up your medallion and a shirt. We cannot guarantee the perfect shirt size at this point, but we do have lots of medals for you!

The southern arizona roadrunners have been a great partner for this event — thanks to sheryl felde for managing the volunteers at registration and for all the cleanup. Special thanks to the workout group and comerun running groups for providing water station and staging area volunteers — and to the children and parents from FC sonora soccer team for handing out water at the 4-mile mark. Additional special thanks to michelle hawk for driving around in a rental truck all morning managing the course — and to linda whelan for doing a ton of pre-race planning and race day management!

Following USATF and RRCA guidelines, the use of headphones in prize money races is prohibited — that is, prize money will not be distributed to runners wearing headphones in these events. Washington university medical school we strongly discourage the use of headphones in all road race events. From USATF: "the following shall be considered assistance and therefore not allowed: . . . The visible possession or use by athletes of video, audio, or communications devices in the competition area [ . . .] those competing in championships for awards, medals, or prize money may not use such devices . . . Headphones remain banned for any athlete competing in a USA championship . . ."While USA track & field is the governing body and issuer of rules for the sport of running, local event directors are encouraged to adopt these RRCA recommended policies to further support and promote fair competition for athletes, especially those competing for prize money and age group awards.

Any athlete that believes they have been barred from the event or the opportunity to earn prize money at the event because of mistaken identity due to near or exact name of a person currently suspended, banned or previously banned, must submit documentation certified by a notary in advance to the race director or elite athlete coordinator of the event proving that they are not the same person identified as serving a suspension, ban or previous ban. (event organizers will need to clearly outline the exact person to submit documentation to for this recourse section of the policy)