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Run Across America On Trail 2012 

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run across america on trails logoAfter a couple of years of organising, the day has arrived when Mike Samuelson’s plans are set in motion for this years longest stage race, the Run Across America on Trails. Taking rail and canal trails and 2000 miles of road, the RAAoT will begin tomorrow, May 30, 2012. Unlike previous Tran-Am’s, the 1992-1995 Trans-Am’s and the 2002 and 2004 Runs Across America, the Run Across America on Trail is a nearly 3360 mile route which will take 80 days to run – an average of 42 miles a day. The run will start at Twin Harbors State Park in Washington and end at Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware at the eastern terminus of the American Discovery Trail.

Organiser Mike Samuelson said there were 4 or 5 runners taking part and updates will be on the website so we will be staying in touch with this great trail run over the next 2 and a half months.

The list of runners earlier in the year included:

Runner                                   Age (on May 30, 2012)         City                              State

Mike Samuelson                    46                                            Lakeland                    TN

Justin Faul                              32                                            Flagstaff                     AZ

Marty Sprengelmeyer           65                                            Davenport                  IA

John Appert                           33                                            Bartlesville                 OK

Jennifer Bradley                    33                                            United Kingdom

Dave Castronova                   48                                            Muscatine                   IA

Sean Edmunds                       30                                            Newark                       NY

Who will be there at the start? Jennifer Bradley has arrived in Seattle so the UK has a representative. Good luck to everyone taking part.

Race website: www.runacrossamericaontrail.com
Facebook group
Blog: Runacrossamericaontrail.blogspot.co.uk/

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