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All 4 Defending Champs Return to 46th New Balance Falmouth Road Race

Sambu Seeks 5th Straight; Chepkoech Eyes Course Record; McFadden and Romanchuk Lead Wheelchair Field

Making history at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race last year wasn’t enough for Stephen Sambu: After becoming the first man to win here four times, the 30-year-old Kenyan is coming back in quest of a fifth-consecutive victory, organizers announced today.

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Fields Set for 2018 Tommy Cochary High School Mile on August 18

Defending Boys’, Girls’ Champions Both Return on New Balance Falmouth Road Race Weekend

Twenty-one high school athletes from throughout Massachusetts will compete in the Tommy Cochary High School Mile on Saturday, August 18, in conjunction with the New Balance Falmouth Road Race the next day, race organizers have announced.

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Des Linden to Run for Fun at New Balance Falmouth Road Race

Des Linden to Run for Fun at New Balance Falmouth Road Race

First Appearance for 2018 Boston Marathon Champion at “Bucket List” Race on August 19.

Des Linden, who in April became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years, will run the New Balance Falmouth Road Race on August 19 for the first time. She will serve as Official Starter for the Women’s Elite Race, then jump into the Open Race and run with the masses.

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Green Family to Receive John and Lucia Carroll Service Award

Longtime Host Family Honored by New Balance Falmouth Road Race; More Host Families Sought

Two brothers and their wives—Dan Green and Jamie Scarborough, and Tony and Debby Green—have been named winners of the New Balance Falmouth Road Race’s 2018 John and Lucia Carroll Service Award for their decades of hosting elite athletes who are here to compete in the event. The award is named for the couple who helped co-direct the race until 2011, and is given annually for meritorious volunteer service to the race.

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Geoff Nickerson Elected President of Falmouth Road Race, Inc.

FALMOUTH, MA (December 12, 2017)—Geoff Nickerson, a member of the Falmouth Road Race., Inc., board of directors since 2011, has been named its new president, the organization announced today. He succeeds Scott Ghelfi, who has served in that role for the past six years.

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Falmouth Road Race, Inc. Adds a New Charitable Program for 2018

The “Tommy Leonard Charitable Fund—Nonprofit of the Month” program each month in 2018 will award one local nonprofit organization a $2500 gift to carry forth the philanthropic spirit of Leonard, who founded the race in 1973 to raise funds for the Falmouth High School girls’ track team and co-founded the Falmouth Walk in 1991.

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RACE DATE:
August 19, 2018
@ 9am
02Days 07Hours 47Minutes 57Seconds