Wine & Chocolate 5k

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Is there anything better than a fun 5k with friends? Yes! A race with friends that ends with a wine and chocolate after party. 1st Place Sports puts on a great event, the Wine and Chocolate 5k Run, in the beautiful San Marco area and the proceeds go towards the ongoing beautification of the square. All participants even get a … Read More

Run 13.1 and 5k

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My favorite distance is the ½ marathon and coming across one that is not in the heat of summer in Florida is hard. I love that this 13.1 is in early April with cooler temps and a great course. 1st place sports is putting on another great race and if the ½ marathon distance is too much there is also … Read More

Wolfson Children’s Challenge 2017

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For the past 4 years we have formed multiple teams of 11 people each to run the Wolfson 55k Challenge relay to benefit children we know that are battling/have battled life-threatening illnesses. This race touches our heart because of the amazing cause and how many can children that can be helped through the money raised.  One of the kids we … Read More

Ragnar Relay Alafia River Trail

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The weeks leading up to Ragnar Relay Alafia River Trail were a little uneasy for me. I had injured my achilles and wasn’t able to train the way I normally would- in fact, I didn’t run at all for five weeks. I have a solid running base so I wasn’t TOO worried, but 32 miles (the distance each runner on … Read More

New York Marathon 2016

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One of our biggest dreams was to run the iconic NYC Marathon and it was coming true. We were very unsure on how to run this marathon since we had been doing heart rate training and didn’t want to get too caught up in the crowds and exhaust our bodies too soon into the race. So, we decided to just … Read More

Q&A with Becky

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  1. I have been running since late 2013.  It all started with a friend at work asking if I was interested in walking a 5k in 2012.  My first thought was 3.1 miles is REALLY far!!!   I completed my first 5k in just under 1hr.  After that I was bitten by the 5k bug and wanted to see … Read More