15 Nacogdoches Athletes Complete Events at The Cowtown 2012
NACOGDOCHES- Nacogdoches Endurance Training, a group of athletes ranging from beginner to elite, was proud to send 15 of its runners to compete in the 34th Annual Cowtown Marathon on Saturday and Sunday, February 25 & 26, 2012, in Fort Worth, Texas.
First time marathon runners completing 26.2 miles were Micah Bobo and Kasey Cigich. Ladies finishing their first half-marathon of 13.1 miles were Ginny Love, Kinnie Douglas, and April Madrid. Veteran half-marathon runners completing The Cowtown race were Becky McMorries, Kelly Griffin, Terri Cawley, Tiffany Wigington, Jessica Malone, Tamara Elliott, Kacey Busby, LaTika Lawson, and Becky Lanham. Running in the Adult 5K event was Sally James. The weather was chilly, but pleasant, for all of the weekend’s events, and the group from Nacogdoches enjoyed a pasta dinner together at Prima’s Pizza and Pasta on Saturday night. Cowtown participants were also able to explore the Health and Fitness Expo held at the Will Rogers Memorial Center where several vendors had goods and services available for runners and athletes of other interests.
Registration records were set in all six of the races offered by The Cowtown with a total of 25, 564 runners topping the 2011 registration mark by 3,475. “The atmosphere was incredible,” said Sally James of NET. “I’ve never been in a race with so many people at once, and it was really exciting.”
Nacogdoches Endurance Training is an official USA Triathlon Club and offers training plans for triathletes and runners of all shapes, sizes, and speeds. If you are interested in our group or individual training opportunities please visit www.nacendurance.com.