On Saturday, Women’s Running Series took over the streets of Nashville, Tennessee for their half marathon and 5K races. A warm autumn day did not runners from enjoying the race and the post-event perks! Runners were treated to a Freshen Up Bar, free mimosas, massages, and a yoga zone- the perfect way to recover after 13.1 miles. Finishers proudly wore their cowboy boot medals around to boost about their accomplishments.
Beth Woodward of Orrville, OH won the half marathon in 1:25:47. She was followed by 18 year old Jacqueline Gottuso of Fair Haven, NJ in 1:30:27 and Cassidy Bentley of Nashville in 1:32:11.
Speeding to first in the 5K was Nicole Clark of Ellicott City, MD in 21:27. Megan McCormick and Megan Sykes, both of Nashville, finished 2nd and 3rd, in 22:01 and 22:31 respectively.