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Run Journal - USATF SC Long Distance Runners of the Year: By Bill Marable, USATF State Record Keeper Michael...

By Bill Marable, USATF State Record Keeper Michael Banks and Caitlin Judd have been chosen South Carolina Long Distance Runners of the Year by USA Track and Field for 2014. Also chosen were outstanding masters competitors Eric Ashton and Dian Ford. Opening the year in January winning the Charlie Post Classic 15K in a state record time of 45:55, Michael Banks went on to break two more South Carolina records. This included the 12K at Festival of Roses in 37:08 and the half marathon at Governor’s Cup in 1:05:50. Taking this award for a second consecutive year the 28 year old Charleston resident won 14 of 16 races. He not only beat all other Palmetto runners in each event but all other American competitors. Big wins came at the Turkey Day 5K in 14:32, Reindeer Run 5K in 14:29 and Jailbreak 5K in 14:26. At the Cooper River Bridge Run 10K he ran 30:19 to place eleventh. Other fa...

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