Navigation Links
Prize Money and Certification Announced for Inaugural Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half-Marathon
Date:10/29/2007

JACKSON, Miss., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Prize money totaling $30,000 has been announced for the inaugural Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half-Marathon, scheduled for January 5, 2008. Prize money will be awarded in the following categories for the marathon only:

Male Female

1st Place $4,000 $4,000

2nd Place 3,000 3,000

3rd Place 2,000 2,000

4th Place 1,500 1,500

5th Place 1,000 1,000

Wheelchair $500 $500

Handcycle 500 500

Masters

1st Place $1,000 $1,000

2nd Place 700 700

3rd Place 500 500

Tri-County $300 $300

In addition to the first place prize money, an additional $1,000 will be awarded to the top male and female runners who break the current Mississippi Marathon records of 2:23:44 (male) and 3:04:02 (female). Prize money in the Tri-County category will be awarded to the top finishers from the Jackson metropolitan area, comprised of Hinds, Rankin and Madison Counties.

The courses for both the marathon and half-marathon have been officially certified with USA Track and Field. Course maps and an elevation chart are available at http://www.msbluesmarathon.com.

The marathon will start and finish in the historic Fondren district of Jackson, and encompass the downtown area, Flowood, and parts of north Jackson. At this time, nearly 200 runners from 26 states have registered for the event.

To support its focus on the blues, event organizers will also be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Mississippi Blues Foundation to promote authentic Mississippi Blues music and support the blues as a uniquely Mississippi art form.

Contact: John Sewell

601-664-5726


'/>"/>
SOURCE Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Nobel Prize for Medicine shared by Three scientists
2. Nobel Prize for Medicine
3. Aussie Nobel Prize Winners Receive Their Awards
4. U.S: Prize for the best hearing category (ethnic groups) goes to…. Non-Hispanic Blacks
5. Two Americans Share 2006 Nobel Medicine Prize
6. Nobel Prize – a ‘near miss’ for Indian Scientist coule
7. Nobel Prize for Gene ‘Silencing
8. Yale Scientist Received Medical Science Prize From Keio University
9. Nobel Prize and Lifespan
10. Patrick Walsh Wins International Medicine Prize
11. B Vitamin Supplementatoin Saves Money and Lives
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) , ... July 31, ... ... Living Pure Essential Oils are 100% organic, natural, therapeutic-grade oils from ingredients sourced ... founder, Ashley Eilers, explains that “With considerable effort, we have developed the highest-quality ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... “ Crack’em ” was featured on NewsWatch ... products available to consumers. Amanda Forstrom, a technology expert and special reporter for NewsWatch, ... mess while cooking. , Cooking can be a very messy experience, especially when cracking ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... FL (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... and distribution of a wide variety of nutritional and wellness products, announced the ... therapist that specializes in massage therapy, active isolated stretching and the prevention and ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... care client base, with the recent implementation of Microsoft Dynamics GP for a ... the industry, Intellitec is now supporting senior living communities in 16 states. This ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... (OSA) and the growing number of individuals who remain undiagnosed, treatment options for ... to shy away from traditional CPAP therapy due to its overall lack of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Living Pure Essential Oils takes Therepeutic Essential Oil Market by Storm 2Health News:Make Less Mess while Cooking with Crack’em 2Health News:NPI Welcomes Vincent Aquilino to Board of Directors 2Health News:Intellitec Solutions Expands Long term Care ERP Offerings to Maine 2Health News:Oravan Sleep Apnea Device Gains Traction in Sleep Industry 2
... time researchers have shown that a commonly used anesthetic ... brains of living mammals, confirming previous laboratory studies. ... has received early online release, a team of Massachusetts ... gas isoflurane can lead to generation of the toxic ...
... you,re at a higher risk for breast, colon and prostate ... can now be placed on that same list, says a ... Utah. , Dr. Deborah Blumenthal, co-director of Tel Aviv University,s ... a family history of brain cancer, like those of other ...
... doctors far more frequently, study finds , , WEDNESDAY, Nov. ... have many more doctor visits and take more medications ... They based their conclusion on an analysis of data ... the beneficiaries was 70.7 years, while the average age ...
... it detected additional cardiovascular damage , , WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12 ... of a "pollution vest" to determine that individual exposure ... beyond whatever damage that community-level exposure can cause. ... people are exposed to and what most studies talk ...
... Super Bowl Week Kick Initiative with over 100 ... Mike Ditka,s Gridiron Greats,Assistance Fund (GGAF) today ... Players in dire need while simultaneously,supporting U.S. Military ... Operations Warrior Foundation. The organizations,announced the partnership today ...
... 12 Val Bias, Chief Executive Officer of,the ... 2008 issue,of Black Enterprise magazine in the "On ... highlights African-American men and women who,have been appointed ... of,the corporate world. Recent announcements have included leadership ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Common anesthetic induces Alzheimer's-associated changes in mouse brains 2Health News:Common anesthetic induces Alzheimer's-associated changes in mouse brains 3Health News:The relative risk of brain cancer 2Health News:Heart Failure Accounts for 37% of Medicare Spending 2Health News:Vest Monitors 'Individual' Air Pollution 2Health News:Vest Monitors 'Individual' Air Pollution 3Health News:Warriors Unite: Mike Ditka & the Gridiron Greats Form Partnership to Assist Retired NFL Players & U.S. Military Special Operations Personnel 2Health News:Warriors Unite: Mike Ditka & the Gridiron Greats Form Partnership to Assist Retired NFL Players & U.S. Military Special Operations Personnel 3Health News:National Hemophilia Foundation's (NHF) CEO Featured in Black Enterprise Magazine 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... Eisai Inc. announced today that regulatory applications ... , European Union and Japan ... eribulin, for the treatment of patients with inoperable soft ... advanced or metastatic disease. These regulatory ... Phase 3 clinical trial (Study 309), which met its ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015 ... new research report with market overview, trends, ... forecast, porter analysis, recent developments, competitive scenario ... Global Industry Insight: Biosensors Market Development and ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150727/756778 ) Explore ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... July 30, 2015   Gaumard® Scientific Company ... UNI®, the world,s first operating system to support ... available exclusively to Gaumard users. UNI® version 2.27.21.0 ... Newborn Tory™ S2200, as well as improvements to ... clinical measures such as EtCO 2 .  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 2Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 3Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 4Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 5Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 2Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 3Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 4Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 5Gaumard's Latest UNI Operating System Update Adds Performance and New Functionality 2Gaumard's Latest UNI Operating System Update Adds Performance and New Functionality 3
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: