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St. Jude Marathon Weekend


We had our usual large contingent of team members running one of the distances at the 2023 Memphis St. Jude Marathon Weekend, many running as heroes in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Participating athletes included: 5K: Sherry Rogers 10K: Gary Owens Kathy Owens Reese Sisco Becky Frost Petey Elliotte Melisa Burgess Half Marathon: Ray Acosta Amy Mitchell Megan Blackwell Sandra Parker Savannah Crittenden Tommy Bennett Donnie Chambliss Yolanda Lacy Debbie Lindsey Marathon: Sean Hilsdon

Pinhoti 100


Gavin May headed to Alabama to take on the Pinhoti 100 mile trail race. With crewing assists from teammates Stephen Whatley, John Griffin, and Robert Tate, Gavin completed over 16K feet of elevation gain over the course of his 100-mile finish. Congratulations Gavin!

CHF Race for Hope 5K / 10K


North Mississippi Endurance came out for the Chris Hope Foundation 5K and 10K. Several members competed and won awards, and our youth team swept the top three positions for their age bracket in the 5K! Additionally, several teammates staffed a water station for the 10K. Those running were: Sean Hilsdon, 5K (Age group 2nd) Dan Semore, 5K (Age group 2nd) Garrett Hilsdon, 5K (Age group 1st) Jackson Lane, 5K (Age group 2nd) Shepard Semore, 5K (Age group 3rd) Ben Owens, 10K (Age group 2nd) Kathy Owens, 10K Chelsea Harrison, 10K Hollie Trim, 10K (Age group 1st) Ben Harrison, 10K (Age group 1st) Working the aid station were: Ray Acosta Megan Blackwell Kevin Byrd Sandra Parker Gary Owens Cathy Lantrip

Walking Tall 25K / 50K


NME had a large turnout of runners at this year's Walking Tall 25K / 50K trail race at Big Hill Pond State Park. Teammate Sean Hilsdon is co-founder and co-director of this race, and our own John Griffin took 1st place in the 50K! Complete list of participants: 50K Finishers: John Griffin Robert Tate April Hilsdon Staci Thomas Dan Semore Kevin Byrd Rachel Macagni Gavin May 25K Finishers: Sandra Parker Ben Shaw Gary Owens Petey Elliotte Savannah Crittenden Lee Davis Britany Davis Dan Wolford Hollie Trim Sam Renfrow Natasha Mayton Also, for the 6th straight year, NME provided the aid station at the RR tracks, which provides runner assistance at miles 6.5, 9.6, 23, and 26.1. Staffing the station this year were team members Kathy Owens, Ben Owens, Anthony Lane, Reese Sisco, and Ricky Sisco.

Road Race Series 1st 10 Miler


NME team members running the 1st 10 Miler in this year's MRTC Road Race Series were Yolanda Lacy, Ben Harrison, Natasha Mayton, and Dan Semore.

Stanky Creek Trail Race


Several NME team members ran the Stanky Creek Trail Race at Nesbit Park in Bartlett, with John Griffin capturing his third straight win in the 50K! 50K finishers: John Griffin Gavin May Robert Tate Rachel Macagni Dan Semore 25K finishers: Natasha Mayton Reese Sisco

Yeti 100


Teammate Beth Little continued to amaze by finishing yet another 100-mile race at the Yeti 100 in Virginia.

Cooper Young 4 Miler


Several team members ran the annual Cooper-Young Festival Four Miler in Memphis. Participating runners were: Ben Harrison Chelsea Harrison Sandra Parker Petey Elliotte Hollie Trim Reese Sisco Savannah Crittenden Devin Burgess Edd Peyton

Road Race Series 2nd 5 Miler


NME team members running the 1st 10 Miler in this year's MRTC Road Race Series were Hollie Trim, Ben Harrison, Chelsea Harrison, and Edd Peyton.

Road Race Series 2nd 5K


NME team members running the 2nd 5K in this year's MRTC Road Race Series were Hollie Trim and Melisa Burgess.

Peachtree Road Race


Brian Swanson travelled to Atlanta, GA for a 4th of July run in the classic Peachtree 10K, the world's largest 10K race.

Navy 10 Nautical Miler


NME team member April Hilsdon completed one of the Memphis area's popular annual races at the Navy 10 Nautical Miler in Millington.

Zoom Through the Zoo


This annual four-mile race through Overton Park and the zoo is a Memphis staple. Team members Gary Owens, Kathy Owens, and Sherry Rogers all participated and had a great race!

OneAmerica 500 Festival Half-Marathon


Hollie Trim continued her string of spring races with a great performance in the OneAmerica 500 Festival Half-Marathon in Indianapolis.

Dogs and Donuts 5 miler


Sherry Rogers ran the always fun Dogs and Donuts 5 miler, in which she had to eat a six donuts half way through the race!

Big Buffalo 50


The Big Buffalo event at Shelby Farms normally brings out a large contingent from the North Mississippi Endurance team, and this year was no different. The weather was beautiful, the course was slick, friends were plentiful, and the effort was amazing. Race participants were: 50K finishers: Rachel Macagni: (1st Overall female) Anthony Lane (2nd Overall in the Masters division) Hollie Trim (Hollie's first 50K!) Melisa Burgess 50K relay participants: Ricky Sisco Reese Sisco Sandra Parker Petey Elliotte Sam Renfrow Dan Wolford Fallynne Kelly Gary Owens Kathy Owens Sherry Rogers

Germantown Half Marathon


Devin Burgess headed up to Shelby County to tackle the ever popular Germantown Half Marathon. As usual, Devin made a strong showing for the North Mississippi Endurance team.

Into the Woods 30A 50K Relay


Team members Gary Owens, Kathy Owens, and Petey Elliotte ventured down to the Florida panhandle to participate in this 50K relay race. They all ran great and had a fun event together!

MRTC Winter Off-road Series 8K


Sandra Parker continued her strong showing in the MRTC Winter Off-road Series by taking 1st in her age category at the 8K race held at Stanky Creek. One more race left in the series! Can Sandra finish it out for the title!?

Village Creek 25K


Sandra Parker made the drive over to Village Creek State Park in Wynne, AR and took on the challenging course in the Village Creek 25K race. The trails were muddy, but Sandra made a great showing!

MRTC Winter Off-road Series 3K


Both Anthony Lane and Sandra Parker blistered the 3K course, Anthony in 12:42 and Sandra at 15:11. Sandra was first female in her age group.

Light Garden 5K


Sandra Parker, Donnie Chambliss, and Kevin Byrd braved frigid nighttime temperatures to complete the 1st Annual Light Garden 5K benefiting Make-A-Wish. Both Sandra and Kevin took 1st place in their respective age groups.

Tupelo Trail Shuffle


Gavin May and Dan Wolford took part in the 1st annual Tupelo Trail Shuffle in Trace State Park, and Gavin came home as the Overall winner!

Gateway to the Delta 10 Miler


NME team member Beth Little ran a great race at the Gateway to the Delta 10 Miler in Batesville, MS, which is directed by our teammate Stephen Whatley. Beth won 1st place in her age division!

Peer Power Big River Crossing Half Marathon


Ben Harrison grabbed a PR at the Peer Power Big River Crossing Half Marathon, which is the next-to-last race in the MRTC Road Race Series. Just one race left for Ben to complete the 10 race series.

Homerun for Habitat 5K


North Mississippi Endurance had a large presence at this year's Homerun for Habitat 5K in Southaven. Several members, including our youth team, competed and brought home awards, while many came out to staff the NME-provided hydration station for all race participants. Additionally, many of our members served on the race committee. Those running were: Kathy Owens (Age Group 2nd) Ben Owens (Age Group 1st) Becky Frost (Age Group 3rd) Donnie Chambliss Debbie Lindsey Garrett Hilsdon Jackson Lane Shepard Semore Staffing the aid station were: Ray Acosta Devin Burgess Megan Blackwell Kevin Byrd Ben Harrison Chelsea Harrison Sean Hilsdon April Hilsdon Fallynne Kelly Petey Elliotte Sandra Parker Gary Owens Sam Renfrow Gavin May Dan Wolford

Hernando Water Tower 10K


A large contingent of NME race team members participated in the 2023 edition of the Hernando Water Tower 10K, with many winning awards. Participants were: Sandra Parker (3rd Female) Megan Blackwell (Age Group 2nd) Sam Renfrow (Age Group 2nd) Sean Hilsdon Ray Acosta Tommy Bennett (Age Group 3rd) Chelsea Harrison Ben Harrison Petey Elliotte (Age Group 1st) Fallynne Kelly (Age Group 2nd) Debbie Lindsey

Ironman Memphis 70.3


NME team members continued to support local races by volunteering at the Ironman 70.3 triathlon at Shelby Farms. Those lending a hand were Yolanda Lacy, Reese Sisco, Ricky Sisco, Sandra Parker, and Ben Shaw.

Noah's Gift 5K


Team member Tommy Bennett had a great showing at Noah's Gift 5K in Hernando.

Road Race Series 2nd 10K


NME team members continued in the annual MRTC Road Race Series, with Chelsea Harrison, Ben Harrison, and Edd Peyton running the 2nd 10K of the series.

Road Race Series 1st 10K


Multiple team members competed in the first 10K of the MRTC Road Race Series. Runners were: Yolanda Lacy Chelsea Harrison Ben Harrison Edd Peyton Hollie Trim

Overton Park 5 Mile Classic


Hollie Trim, Chelsea Harrison, and Ben Harrison ran the Overton Park 5 Mile Classic in Memphis. Hollie brought home 3rd place age group!

Road Race Series 1st 5K


NME team members running the 1st 5K in this year's MRTC Road Race Series were Hollie Trim and Melisa Burgess.

Mid-state Mile


NME team members Rachel Macagni and Dan Semore ventured over to the Nashville region and took on the brutal Mid-state Mile, a last-person-standing event where runners tackle over 300 feet of elevation gain per mile.

War Eagle 50K


Reese and Ricky Sisco continued with their busy race schedule by conquering the War Eagle 50K event in Arkansas.

The Keys 100


Team member Sandra Parker continued her selfless ways by flying to Miami to spend 24+ hours crewing and pacing a friend in the Florida Keys 100 mile race.

Coke 10K


Several team members went to Corinth, MS to participate in the 42nd running of the Coke 10K, one of the oldest continuously held races in Mississippi. Despite the warm and muggy conditions, everyone ran a great race. Sandra Parker brought home the first place trophy and prize for her age division. Those running were: Sam Renfrow Dan Semore Kevin Byrd Fallynne Kelly Sandra Parker

Hoof it for Heifer 20K


A large group of our team members ventured over to Petit Jean State Park in Arkansas to take on the scenic Hoof it for Heifer 20K trail race. Petey Elliotte captured 1st place in the Grand Master category. Participants were: Sandra Parker Devin Burgess Dan Wolford Gary Owens Kathy Owens Petey Elliotte Ricky Sisco Reese Sisco

Georgia Death Race


Gavin May, John Griffin, and Dan Semore carried the banner for our state in the brutal Georgia Death Race. Contested in the wilds of north Georgia, GDR offers 70+ miles, 15K feet of elevation gain, and DNS/DNF's aplenty. All three acquitted themselves well, with John Griffin coming away with a top 10 finish!

MRTC Winter Off-road Series 10K


Sandra Parker completed the 4-race winter off-road series in the final 10K race at Shelby Farms. She took 3rd place in the female masters category and vowed to run only trails from now on. (Just kidding). For the combined 4-race winter off-road series, Sandra finished in first place in her age group.

Seaside Half Marathon


Stalwart Sam Renfrow visited the Florida panhandle and represented North Mississippi Endurance in the Seaside Half Marathon. Sam displayed the results of hard work and consistent training and ran an outstanding race!

MRTC Winter Off-road Series 5K


Anthony Lane and Sandra Parker completed leg 2 of the MRTC Winter Off Road Series, sloshing through a muddy 5K course at Johnson Park in Collierville, TN. Sandra took 2nd place age group, while Anthony led his son Jackson to a first place finish in the U10 category.

Swamp Stomper 25K / 50K


The team had a great day at Swamp Stomper 2023. John Griffin notched a podium finish with 3rd overall in the 50K, while Sean Hilsdon and Dan Wolford had outstanding showings in the 25K.

Hill & Dale 8 Miler


Team members Amanda Kimsey and Brian Swanson came out to race the undulating Hill & Dale 8-Miler at Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park. The course is difficult, but both were up to the challenge!

St. Jude Marathon Weekend


NME had a large contingent participating in the St. Jude Marathon Weekend. Athletes included: 5K: Debbie Lindsey 10K: Gary Owens Half Marathon: Kathy Owens Sam Renfrow Amanda Kimsey Sonya Gaylord Sean Hilsdon Fallynne Kelly Donnie Chambliss Marathon: Sandra Parker Devin Burgess Staci Thomas

Sugar Run 5K


Gary Owens, Kathy Owens, and Melisa Burgess made the drive down to Tupelo, MS to represent NME in the Sugar Run 5K!

Tunnel Hill 50/100 Miler


Several NME team members took on big challenges at the Tunnel Hill 50/100 Miler in Vienna, IL. 100 Mile Finisher: Lee Davis 50 Mile Finishers: Sandra Parker Kathy Owens Gary Owens Crew/pacers: Dan Wolford Sean Hilsdon Petey Elliotte Rachel Macagni Congratulation to all for your accomplishments!

Mamba 100


A large group of North Mississippi Endurance team members participated in the inaugural Mamba 100 trail race, both as runners and supporting crew. Running the various distances were: 100 Miler: Rachel Macagni (PR) Abby Salter 100 Kilometers: Sean Hilsdon Devin Burgess Dan Semore Hollie Trim 50 Kilometers: Petey Elliotte (2nd Female) Reese Sisco Ricky Sisco 25 Kilometers: Gary Owens Von Ralls Fallynne Kelly Dan Wolford Natasha Mayton

Road Race Series 2nd 10-Miler


Team members Edd Peyton and Ben Harrison completed the 2nd 10-miler in the MRTC Road Race Series. Ben has two more races to complete to achieve Road Warrior status this year!

Mutt Strut 5K


Victoria Delaney and Dakota ran in the Mutt Strut 5K in Memphis, winning first place in her age group!

Bluff City Blues Ride


North Mississippi Endurance team members Brian Swanson and Ricky Sisco rolled out on their bikes and took part in the annual Bluff City Blues Ride.

Horton Trail Race


Several team members ran in the Horton Trail Race at Shelby Farms. Anthony Lane participated in the 2K distance, while Ben Harrison, Chelsea Harrison, and Natasha Mayton ran the 5K.

Grit and Guts Half Marathon


Sherry Rogers travelled to Mount Nebo State Park in Arkansas where she completed the Grit and Guts Half Marathon Trail Race.

Chick-fil-A 5K


Devin Burgess, Sandra Parker, and Tommy Bennett ran the last-ever edition of the Chick-fil-A 5K race. Tommy won 3rd in his age group, and Sandra was 1st in the masters division!

Road Race Series 1st 5 Miler


NME team members running the 1st 5 Miler in this year's MRTC Road Race Series were Hollie Trim, Ben Harrison, Yolanda Lacy, and Edd Peyton.

Big Butts 100K


Rachel Macagni ventured to Clinton, MS and tackled the Big Butts 100K in the south Mississippi July heat.

Wolfman Duathlon & Trail Run


Several team members participated in the Wolfman Duathlon and Trail Run on the Wolf River trail system. Those participating were: Devin Burgess (18 Miler) - Age Group 1st place Sandra Parker - (12 Miler) - Age Group 1st place Kevin Byrd - (12 Miler) - Age Group 2nd place Sherry Rogers - aid station volunteer

The Great American River Run


Multiple team members went downtown over Memorial Day weekend and ran this popular race. Four athletes ran successfully, with Gary and Kathy Owens completing the 10K, and Hollie Trim and Devin Burgess completing the half-marathon. Also, Sandra Parker participated as a volunteer on the finish line crew.

Mammoth March 20 Miler


Power couple Reese and Ricky Sisco completed a brisk "hike" of 20 miles in the Mammoth March held in Shelby Farms Park.

St. Jude Rock 'N' Roll Nashville Marathon


Hollie Trim traveled to Nashville this weekend and notched a big marathon PR. Way to go Hollie!

Flock Around the Block 5K


Together with two of his children, Gavin May enjoyed this local 5K down in Hernando.

Lake Martin 100


Ultra veteran Beth Little added yet another 50 miler notch to her belt by competing in the Lake Martin event in Alabama. Battling through both thunderstorms and afternoon temperatures approaching 90 degrees, Beth once again inspired us with her endurance and tenacity!

LOViT 100


John Griffin completed his first 100 miler and absolutely dominated. With an amazing 40+ mile pacer assist from teammate Gavin May, John endured over 15K feet of elevation gain on his way to a top 10 finish!

Sylamore 50K / 25K


Sean Hilsdon travelled to central Arkansas and tackled the ever-popular Sylamore 50K. This was a big occasion for Sean, as this was his first 50K trail race after a long recovery from a major injury. It's great to have him back out at our favorite races again!

Mountain Mist 50K


Two of our trail titans, Gavin May and John Griffin, took on the Mountain Mist 50K in Huntsville, AL. They battled nearly 4000 feet of elevation gain and came away with two impressive sub-6 showings.

Swamp Stomper 25K / 50K


For the 4th year in a row, NME sponsored and staffed the turnaround aid station. A large contingent of team members came out to support the runners there.

Athens Big Fork Trail Marathon


Gavin May and Dan Semore conquered the brutal ABF Marathon in Arkansas this year, enduring over 7000 feet of elevation gain over the course of the race. A couple of trail beasts!

Road Race Series 2nd Half Marathon


Several team members completed the MRTC Road Race Series 2nd Half Marathon, including Brian Swanson, Gary Owens, Kathy Owens, Hollie Trim, and Melisa Burgess.

Arkansas Traveler 100


Team members April Hilsdon and Staci Thomas pulled off an incredible feat by completing this 100 mile race, enduring around 12 thousand feet of elevation gain over the course of 24+ hours and 100 miles. What an amazing accomplishment for these two!
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