2013 Turkey Trot
This year we were blessed with amazing weather. In a lot of the pictures it looked like a summer day. There was a record turnout. Nearly 1,100 participants ran in the event this year. Results can be found HERE! Photos can be found HERE!
Pioneer Run 2013
Michele Holcomb set a new 5k course record for females on a glorious race day for the Pioneer Road Run. With a time of 18:21 she beat the previous record set in 2001 by Rosa Gutierrez by 8 seconds. Top male in the 5k was Trevor Palmer with a time of 15:03 – just 4 seconds short of breaking the course record he set in 2011. The Lance Tooke Memorial Trophies went to top High School runners Randy Mena of Phoenix HS and Kali Curtis of South Medford HS. In the 9 mile run, Vicki Boyer was the first female finisher with a time of 1:00:27, and Justin Gindlesperger was the first male with a time of 50:59. Brian Lee Rose was the top hand cycle finisher in the 9 mile race.
Michelle Holcomb on her way to setting a course record!
Results can be found here.
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2013 Stagecoach run is in the bag. Great weather brought fast times. Results and pictures can be found here.
Cross Country Series Race #2
The smoke finally cooperated and the race was on! Under beautiful skies a big group ran through the park on the challenging Cross Country Series course. Results and photos are posted here.
The Rogue Valley 100 km relay race returns on August 31, but now with a 50 km alternative, including a special high school division. For more information, visit http://roguevalleyrelay.com
The summer cross-country series returns on July 30, August 6 & 13. Make sure you register early: day of race entry for everyone is $25.
Preregister and save: Register in advance and it's $5 for students under 18, $6 for SOR members, $7 everyone else.
Run The Ditch adds new 10.5 miler to complement the 5 miler. Trevor Palmer and Jenn Shelton win the inaugural 10 miler. Kevin Fletcher and Molly Mullane win the 5 miler.
Full results here
Jenn Shelton breaks her own course record in the Tough As Nails 10 Miler at Roxy Ann. New record: 1:05:50. Several new Age Group Records: Mason Hageman (10-14 male 1:30:21),Kent Gutches (50-59 male 1:06:21) and in the 5k, Sera Mathewes, a new female course record of 19:08, Suzanne Ray (60-69 female 22:43). Full results here.
Get in shape for trail running this summer. Join us Mondays at 6 p.m. for a jaunt through the Jacksonville Woodlands. Meet in the parking lot above the Britt Gardens.
Great racing weather for the Shamrock Run! Click here for results.
A record 220 finishers at the Rogue River Run & Alyssa Watson Memorial 5k. Click here for results
Come visit the S.O.R. booth at the Health Fair at the Medford Armory on Feb. 2. There will be a non-competitive 1-mile run. We also need a few more volunteers! For more information, contact S.O.R. President, Bonnie Havens, at 541-951-1593 or
The 2013 Season kicks off with the Frostbite Run. Please note that the correct date is January 19, not the 12th, as indicated in the print newsletter.