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Three USATF Ozark road racing champions were crowned at Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Gumbo Flats Pumpkin Run, which served as the USATF Ozark Association's 2017 "short" and "long" road racing championships.  Ken Kita won the 5K and Case Colvin and Mary Naeger won the 10K.  Complete Pumpkin Run results can be found here.

 As was the case in 2016, the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Gumbo Flats Pumpkin Run/Walk will serve as USATF Ozark Association's annual 
"short" and "long" road racing championships.  The 5k and 10k courses are flat, fast, out-and-back, and, of course, USATF certified.  To enter the USATF "race within a race", simply 
​identify yourself as an active 
USATF member when you register for the Pumpkin Run or email jake@fleetfeetstlouis.com after you've registered
​ to let him know you are a member​
​You will be asked for your membership number when you pick up your race number.  ​
Our 2016 5k Champions were Jeff Neuschwander and Debbie Muchmore and our 10k Champions were Josh Wright and Savannah Lesher.  Learn more and register at http://www. fleetfeetstlouis.com/racing/ highlighted-races/gumbo-flats- pumpkin-run.

Road racers, do you know your Personal Records (PRs)?  "Yes," you say?  But do you, really?  Setting a PR is entirely dependent on the accuracy of the race course.  If the course is short of its advertised distance no legitimate PR is possible, no matter how fast you run.  But how do you know if a race course has been accurately designed to go the distance?  You rely on USA Track & Field. Read More