10th Annual Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock'n Half Marathon, 5K, and Kids' Run
March 15, 2014 (5K & Kids' 1/2 Mile)
March 16, 2014 (Half Marathon)
Congratulations to all the runners that participated in either the 5k and kid's fun run on March 15. Photos from Saturday and Sunday can be found at the following link: http://fleetfeetsactophotos.info/
Scanlon and Kibii Victorious At Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock'n Half Marathon
Brendan Scanlon of Chico, Calif. and Jane Kibii of Auburn, Calif. garnered big wins in competitive fields at the 10th Annual Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock'n Half Marathon. Scanlon, 25, an accomplished runner recorded a winning time of 1 hour, 8 minutes and 48 seconds. Kibii notched the women’s victory in 1:16:01 edging out Bria Wetsch the second place finisher by 47 seconds. Both Kibii and Wetsch set race records. It was a gorgeous sunny day with 8500 half marathon entrants.
Shamrock'n Half Marathon & 5k Supports:
Fleet Feet Sacramento launched Project Fit, a free after school running platform that encourages youth fitness for any interested Sacramento elementary school in 2010. The program provides training workouts, coaching to parent volunteers who lead the program, and t-shirts for each student. Since it's inception Project Fit has helped over 3,000 children enjoy fitness through running. Learn more at projectfit.fleetfeetsacramento.com
The Triumph Cancer Foundation is a Sacramento-based registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Foundation's signature program, Triumph Fitness, is a 12-week program designed specifically to help adult cancer survivors to regain their strength and stamina after cancer treatment. Information can be found online at www.triumphfound.org.