Fantastic Week for Mizuno Racing Team
by Ron Wayne on May 10, 2012
Lindsey Scherf and Josh Moen Run Well At Lilac Bloomsday 12K Run
Spokane, WA - May 6. At one of the world's largest footraces (over 50,000 runners competing), Mizuno Race Team Member, Lindsey Scherf placed 6th (2nd American) in a time of 40.41 in the Lilac Bloomsday 12K Run (7.46 miles). Also, Josh Moen, last year's top American, with a time of 36:03 finished in 15th place overall (4th American).
Lindsey Scherf (Number 268) Shown Running In The Invitational 10K at Stanford Last Week Placed 6th At Lilac Bloomsday Run
Craig Leon Paces 3000 Meter Race At Oregon Twilight Meet
Eugene, Oregon, May 5. Mizuno Racing Team Member, Craig Leon, traded in his 2:15 marathon racing shoes for spikes as he was the pacer for the first mile of the 3,000 Meters Track Race at the prestigious Oregon Twilight Meet. Craig was supposed to run 4:22 for the first mile and came through leading the pack in 4:21.5. In his first experience as a pacer, Craig said he was a bit nervous pacing 2 Olympians and a 3:54 miler. Read more on Runnerspace.com.
Craig Leon Pacing The 3,000 Meter Run At The Oregon Twilight Meet
Seven Mizuno Runners To Compete In The National 25K Championships This Weekend
Grand Rapids, Michigan will be the site of the Fifth 3rd River Bank Run 25K National Championships this Saturday, May 12. With over 25,000 runners competing this is the largest 25K race in the United States. Seven Mizuno Racing Team Members are scheduled to compete - Josh Moen (2nd in last year's race), Zach Hine, Craig Leon and Tyler McCandless, Kristen Zaitz, (4th place women in 2011), Heidi Westover and Lindsey Scherf.