On a foggy Carolina morning, Saturday, April 21, 2012, 137 runners toed the line to race the 3rd annual Kings Mountain Marathon and Half Marathon.
The sun soon burned through the haze and the temperatures topped out at a warm, but tolerable, 77 degrees. The beautiful race day weather assisted in the smashing of course records in all events.
Kevin Eagle of Gaffney, SC won the mens half marathon in a record time of 1:26:53. And in the full marathon, John Van Steenbergh, a native of Flowery Branch, GA, ran his 100th marathon, and earned his sixth career marathon victory! His time of 2:52:33 trounced the old course record by nearly 45 minutes.
On the womens side, the race champions in ...
Click here for more