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March 4th

New Balance Tampa Master, Susan Lynn Cooke kicked it off at Orlando’s Best Damn Race 5k. Lynn Cooke, made New Balance Tampa proud taking 2nd overall female with a time of 20:16!


Meanwhile Lesley Hinz was at the Track Lab taking 1st Master and running the 1500m in 5:38 and the 200m at 32.63. Nicely done Lesley!

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March 18th

New Balance Tampa Masters Susan Lynn Cooke, Shelly Allen and Lesley Hinz all ran the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon 8k and the placings were great! Lynn Cooke placed 2nd in her age group, with a time of 32:57 that is an AGR score of 90.54%!  Shelly came in 2nd place in her age group and ran a time of 33:07. Lesley came in at 4th AG with a time of 34:21!! Congratulations Team New Balance Tampa!

This brought the team in with an impressive 2nd place in the 50 plus age division  in the USATF Masters Grand Prix Series of the Shamrock 8k!!

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On March 11th, Laura Drake Cole represented New Balance Tampa Masters Team in Oldsmar, Florida at the Armadillo 10k and took Top Master & 2nd Female! Way to go Laura!

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March 25th

New Balance Tampa’s own Laura Drake Cole ran in the 36th Annual Driscoll’s Strawberry Classic. Laura finished the 5k with a time of 20:43 making her 1st Master and 2nd OF. On the 10k, Laura took 1st Master AGAIN and 4th OF with a time of 44:24! (Insert congratulatory emojis here!) For the 15K Challenge, Laura placed 2nd Female and of course 1st Master!

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 A special recognition award was presented to New Balance Tampa Master, Susan Lynn Cooke… The Phidippides Award- inspired by the historic masters runner, is an award available to dedicated members of USATF (over the age of 40) who earn points through their participation in road races throughout the year.  Congratulations Lynn! FullSizeRender.jpg

And as always, enjoy 20% off at both New Balance Tampa locations, courtesy of our New Balance Tampa Master Racing Team!

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