February 26, 2016

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Entry open for 5th annual Conquer the Dam 5K

* Entry form * Main event page (previous years’ results & photos) * Event Facebook page * PHDC on Facebook ELK GARDEN, W.Va. — Join the Mineral County Aging and Family Services on Saturday, May 7, 2016 for the fifth annual Conquer the Dam 5K run and fun walk at Jennings Randolph Lake. Proceeds from this event […]

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November 12, 2015

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PHDC sets to return to roads, trails in ’16

Membership changes, race schedule FROSTBURG, Md., Nov. 12, 2015 — The Potomac Highlands Distance Club will return to action in the tri-state area in 2016 with a limited schedule — and a brand new way for you to become a member. Borrowing traditions from running clubs PHDC Executive Director Kevin Spradlin crossed paths with while traveling […]

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August 19, 2015

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Lewis inducted into USTFCCCA Hall of Fame

NEW ORLEANS, La. —Former legendary Frostburg State head coach Dr. Robert Lewis was among the six coaches who will be inducted in this year’s class of the U. S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s 2015 Coaches Hall of Fame. Spanning over 30 years, Lewis’ coaching career began at Frostburg in 1970 and […]

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August 18, 2015

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Lowe counters high heat, humidity with win

Burkey outduals Kordistos; event raises over $6,000 for animal shelter By Kevin Spradlin PhDispatch.com * Photo gallery – more than 2,500 images! * Official results * Next up: Gulf War Memorial 5K FROSTBURG, Md. — It became seasonably warm and uncomfortable on Sunday morning in Allegany County, but no one felt the heat more than Adam […]

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October 26, 2014

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Daigeaun sets course records in FOTM finale

Brockey edges Hamilton for women’s title * Complete results * Photo gallery – by MacKenzie Spradlin – more than 1,900 photos * Race reports: ^ Dan ^ Shelly ^ Email the link to yours to peedeepost@gmail.com FLINTSTONE, Md. — Well, at least he kept it in the trail running family. overcame a strong start by […]

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October 24, 2014

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FOTM 2014 race update

A call for volunteers, a reminder of the race weekend timeline of events and a special statement about race T-shirts. We are in desperate need for volunteers. Remember, this is a trail race — trail runners know to be self-sufficient. However, to more thoroughly enjoy your race-day experience, it’d be great if some people would […]

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August 10, 2014

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PA dominates Run for Gold field, but a Marylander wins it

Lowe, Maloney pace 16.28-mile footrace * Preliminary results Race reports * Caitlin * Julien Photos * by Julien and Judy * by Joe Nichols * by Judy Dames * by Laura McShane * Permanent event page * Runners, send your race reports (or links) to fotm@phdispatch.com FROSTBURG, Md. — Adam Lowe shaved off 89 seconds from last […]

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July 5, 2014

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Snoberger, Sober cool Independence 5K field

 Sober’s win is third straight  * Results – Overall – Age group * Event page (with links to prior years’ results) KEYSER, W.Va. — Seven of the first eight finishers of the 25th running of the Independence 5K were from West Virginia, but that didn’t stop Maryland runners from taking home some of the coveted prizes. […]

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May 10, 2014

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Boddy repeats in stellar Conquer the Dam 5K field

# of finishers leaps to 103 from 70 in 2013 * 2014 results – overall – age groups * Permanent event page * 2013 race page JENNINGS-RANDOLPH LAKE, W.Va. — Naomi Boddy had little room for error on Saturday as she sought to win her second consecutive Conquer the Dam 5K race at Jennings-Randolph Lake. […]

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May 3, 2014

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Herron, Bleigh take RunMS 5K titles

* 2014 results * Event page MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Star City’s own Jon Herron, 23, was first to the finish line of the 2nd annual RunMS 5K run/walk along the paved Caperton Trail in Morgantown. Herron crossed the finish line in 17 minutes and 46.7 seconds. Michael Ibrahim, 34, of Morgantown, was second in 18:39.3. […]

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