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Mort handily wins Stockade-athon battle

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Mort handily wins Stockade-athon battle

A year after just five seconds separated the men’s and women’s Gazette Stockade-athon winners from their respective runners-up, Emory Mort of Ghent and Kaitlin O’Sullivan of Syracuse each won by almost a minute on Sunday after dropping their closest rivals for good on the uphills after the halfway point.

Running couple met in Special Olympics

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Running couple met in Special Olympics

It has become commonplace for the Gazette Stockade-athon to extend its reach beyond the Capital Region for runners, but it’s still interesting to see what kind of convoluted hopscotch can land athletes in Central Park each November.

O’Sullivan stretches her speed over 15k

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O’Sullivan stretches her speed over 15k

Kaitlin O’Sullivan, a 23-year-old member of the Syracuse Chargers running club, sowed she has stamina as well as speed, pulling away from Chargers teammate Jennifer Adams of Gansevoort to win the women’s division of the 33rd annual Gazette Stockade-athon by 59 seconds Sunday at Central Park.

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Race organizer Newkirk enjoys being participant

Peter Newkirk had a lot more fun using his legs than his mind during the 33rd annual Stockade-athon Sunday.

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Mort, O'Sullivan win Stockade-athon (with complete results)

Emory Mort outlasted a field of about 1,350 runners this morning to win the 33rd annual Gazette Stockade-athon.

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Open runners to receive prize money for first time

Besides chip timing, the Gazette Stockadeathon will also be offering substantial prize money to the open competitors for the fi rst time on Sunday.

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Microchip timing will speed up result process

Times should be faster at the Gazette Stockade-athon this year. Not necessarily the runners’ times, but the results tabulators’ times.

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A Seat in the Bleachers: This race will get my best effort — next year

As much as I’d love to run in the Stockade-athon on Sunday for the first time, after covering it every year for the last 20 years, there was no way I would do it. Now, 2009, I’d like to think that’ll be a different story, and the promise here is that, as long as my feet don’t break down, I’ll be in the field.

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Fleet Feet a perfect fit in Capital Region

Fleet Feet opened on Wolf Road 2 1 /2 years ago and offers a wide variety of merchandise, much of which you can find at other sports apparel stores. What sets the store apart, though, is that Fleet Feet’s workers go the extra yard beyond just finding a shoe that’s the same size as your foot.

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Recycling old shoes part of ‘green’ initiative

That old pair of running shoes hiding in the back of your closet has a future.

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