Running schedule

January 02, 1992|By Phil Jackman

* Saturday: Charlotte (N.C.) Observer Marathon.

* Sunday: BRRC Frozen Finger 5-Miler, 323-RUN0.

* Jan. 11: MCRRC Winter Flower Run, 6 miles, Rockville, 8:30 a.m., (301) 353-0200.

* Jan. 12: BRRC 10-mile championship, 323-RUN0; Tri-Maryland No Frills Biathlon (3.5 run, 14.5 bike), Salisbury, 10 a.m., 882-6103.

* Marathons: Bermuda Marathon/10-K, Jan. 18-19; Shamrock Marathon, Virginia Beach, Va., March 21; London Marathon, April 12.

* News & notes: An indoor triathlon at Bare Hills Athletic Club Feb. 8 will include a 10-minute row on an Ergometer, a 10-minute cycle on an Airdyne and a mile run on a 10-lap track. Registration will be at 6 p.m. for the 7-11 p.m. event.

Mark down New York City Marathon victor Liz McColgan as the woman to beat come the World Cross Country Championship in Boston in March. The GB native won a big 5-K x-c in England last week, beating back Susan Sirma (Kenya) and Russian Olga Bondarenko. Speaking of which, the World x-c is in trouble in Beantown, the event director just quitting . . . The winning distance in a 24-hour run staged in California was 134 3/4 miles.

A gent named Ed Barreto of North Carolina completed his 75th marathon in Greenville, S.C., last Sunday, giving him the record for completed marathons in a calendar year. He put 98,000 miles on his car getting to the events.

Remember, applications for the Cherry Blossom 10-miler April 5 in Washington (limited to 5,000 entries) must be in by Jan. 15.

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