Race Result Updates

Following are some race updates:

Run To Win – Results

Visit www.pettijohnsprings.com for more information about registration, sponsorship, accommodations, or volunteering or email manager@pettijohnsprings.com

7th Annual Green Country Run – Results

5K Course – Start 1 ½ blocks W of the intersection of Main St and Central and run E one mile and turn left (N) on Elm St. to Rockdale Blvd. Turn left (W) on Rockdale and go past NEO A&M College turning left (S) on I St NE. Go right (W) onto 3rd Ave NE and proceed to Main St. Turn left (S) on Main St and enjoy the historic view while racing to the finish.

Route 66 CPA Run – Results

The Route 66 CPA Run is an annual 5k Run and Fun Run that benefits the Crime Prevention Network. The Crime Prevention Network (previously known as the Crime Commission) administers the Crime Stoppers program as well as Alert Neighbors, Generation tXt, and Safe Escape. Proceeds from the Route 66 CPA Run help the Crime Prevention Network in its mission to provide crime prevention education and safety awareness services to residents and public safety providers in the greater Tulsa area. The Route 66 CPA Run has benefited this organization since 1993. The presenting sponsors of the Route 66 CPA Run are The Bama Companies, Accounting Principals and The Tulsa Chapter of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Dog Days – Results

Join us for a run as we support the Lowe Family Young Scholars Program!

The mission of the LFYS Program is to assist academically promising, yet economically disadvantaged students in the BPS system to earn a college degree.

Visit http://www.loweyoungscholar.org/ for more information
Entries MUST be submitted before August 6th in order to guarantee a t-shirt for the run

Anadarko 5k – Results

Register early to guarantee your shirt!

GloRun OKC – Results

It’s time for the Annual OKC Glo Run! Lets light up the night with OKC PRIDE!
The run will be unlike any other in the metro area. The course will be lined with multiple tunnels filled with artwork and black lights, so make sure to show up in your brightest colors!

Proceeds from the race will benefit The Referral Center.

Kids Tri Owasso – Results

The Owasso YMCA is partnering with the Bailey Medical Center PLAY program to hold the Bailey Medical Center Strong Kids Triathlon. All proceeds go to the YMCA We Believe Campaign which offers financial support to kids. The Bailey Medical Center PLAY Program is designed to offer parents and youth opportunities to participate in activities and learn about creating healthier families in our community. Several other organizations have reached out to become partners with us in this vision.

Pirate Pride Tri – Bristol – Results

The Bristow City Pool Project is a community project to raise funds for a NEW indoor and outdoor pool facility. On Saturday, August 16th, 2014, we will be hosting the Pirate Pride Triathlon. We need sponsors and donations to help team up with Time Line Results for this event. Through the use of some of the sponsors and donations, Time Line Results will help in providing some volunteers, timing equipment, and other resources needed for the triathlon. All remaining funds received through sponsors, donations, and event fees will be put into the Bristow City Pool Project fund.


Get Your Squat Shoes On

Many runners hit the squat rack in gym to try an improve their running times…

If you’ve ever been to a gym, it is quite likely that you’ve noticed proper lifting shoes in the past since they stick out quite a lot when compared to normal sneakers — usually due to their cross-foot strap and raised heel.

Did you know that when performing squats, deadlifts or the clean and jerk, there are a lot of benefits from these shoes? Heavy squats for running also have a bunch of great benefits to help get your time down. So you want to improve that, then read on…

The two main features of a lifting shoe really are a raised heel along with a flat and sturdy bottom.

The heel lift permits for a wider range of motion when squatting, triggering both a much better low position and also a greater lockout position. The shoes allow for more power to push from the floor, strengthening your own entire body and producing a more powerful contraction.

The Perfect Squatting Shoes

Squatting shoes offer almost too many benefits to count! These lifting shoes are specially made with powerlifters in mind. A massive advantage is the capacity to activate muscles and recruit extra muscle fibers. They permit you to “push the ground” in a much easier way than with sneakers, using more force in a lift.

When you workout, particularly during leg exercises it’s important that you are driving throughout the heels. This is quite tough to perform in running sneakers since the sole does not encourage that. Lifting shoes will be able to allow you to feel more powerful during squats, deadlifts and plenty of other weightlifting exercises.


Those shoes that you probably have on today are created for jogging, and also have inbuilt cushioning to absorb the effect of every step you are taking. This is very good for jogging, but it is not ideal for weightlifting. As opposed to absorbing pressure, you require a shoe which can allow you to utilize all of the drive that your body generates to help you lift heavier weight. The more energy you are able to create and use, the more weight it is possible to move.

If you’re able to create more drive through the floor you’re able to pull or push on the bar harder.

If it’s possible to pull on the bar harder, then you’ve got a greater chance of getting a great lift. In addition, once you’re beneath the bar, it is possible to push hard from the squat by understanding your sneakers. By being more into touch with the floor, you are hauling as far as you can from the drive you’re generating, through your entire body, and to the barbell.

All weightlifting shoes function the very same purposes that I have mentioned previously, so now it’s only discovering what set is comfortable and works for you. Everybody has different tastes, which means you may miss and swing a few time until you discover the perfect shoe. Some manufacturers of sneakers that I like or have heard great things about are Nike, Reebok, Adidas and NOBULL.