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The Double is a distance race consisting of two legs — an opening 10-kilometer leg, followed by a five-kilometer leg, with a break in between — the Double is the brainchild of running visionary and innovator Bob Anderson, founder of Runner’s World magazine, which he published for 18 years, as an avid runner. Awards Ceremony Hosted by Billy Mills, Olympic Gold Medalist and recipient of Barack Obama's Outstanding citizen Award.
Double Road Racing is Coming to Overland Park June 30, 2013 Come meet and run with Bob Anderson, creator of Runners World Magazine! Join Legend and Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills at the Awards Ceremony! "I grew up in Overland Park. I started Runner's World magazine while attending Shawnee Mission West. I can't wait to run this Double." Benefiting Run For the Kids ... 100% of all donations and $5.00 of each Overland Park Road Mile Run/Walk paid entry benefit non-profit national and local Youth Running Programs! Awards: Overall, age-group, and kids awards. Prize Money: $4,000 of prize money. Plus $1000 Bonus Money For World Records Double Road Race Entry fee covers: Official Race T-shirt, Special Tote Bag, entry into the Recovery Zone, special Key Chain medal for all finishers, special Double two-sided medals to the top five in each age-group, race program, and the opportunity to win some of the prize money for overall and age-group winners. Overland Park Double Sponsors and partners are being confirmed. If you would like to be a sponsor or partner contact race director Bruce Gilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org in Overland Park or Justin Wall in California for more details. Justin@doubleroadrace.com or call 408-887-3513