Runners in the Oxford area kicked off the holiday weekend with the Stars & Stripes 5K Run on Friday in Oxford with local runners taking home a majority of the titles.
Ten runners from Oxford or Water Valley placed first in the run in their respective age divisions while a pair of Oxford residents also finished as the overall winners. The race benefited the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society. (July 7, 2014, Page 6)
Robert Scribner of Starkville and Fowler Staines of Oxford claimed top male and female honors in the half marathon, while Oxford’s Jonathan Tyler and Morgan Claire Rose of Grenada led the men’s and women’s runners in the 5K portion of the fifth-annual Oxford Run For Hope Half Marathon and 5K held Saturday morning. Winners of the top awards are listed, with all of the top finishers to be listed in Tuesday’s sports section in The Oxford EAGLE. (February 24, 2014, Page 3)