Women-only “Diva Night” at Fleet Feet Sports helps “Support the Girls” program

Calling all divas.

Diva Night is back at Fleet Feet Sports Mount Pleasant.

The women-only event is 7-9 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 20) at the store and will feature an array of giveaways, including a pair of New Balance Shoes, a $100 gift card to Salon Salon and make-up bags to the first 25 through the door.

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Saturday’s Run for Life 5K will be a special to Jennifer and Noah Moore

I received this note from Noah Moore too late to get in my column for Charleston Scene on the upcoming 9th annual LifePoint Run for Life event (10K, 5K and 1/2 mile fun run), but here’s what he had to say about why the run, formerly the Gift of Life event, is special to his family.

The event raises money and awareness for organ donation and is using artwork from the late Peyton Moore, the son of Jennifer and Noah Moore. Peyton died in June following complications from a seizure.

“We ran this race as a family the last two years to help raise awareness for this cause. We have had friends who were recipients and one of Peyton’s class mates younger sister was a donor recipient. Strange that we spent so much time speaking to Peyton about the importance of being an organ donor.

“In the end, Peyton was a donor.

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Locals Upchurch, Embler take top spots at Myrtle Beach Half Marathon


- Top Males Overall in Half division.

Place Bib # Name 10K Split Gun Time Chip Time Pace Age Gender City State

1 5336 PHILIP SHAW 36:13 1:11:30 1:11:30 5:27 29 M MANCHESTER NH

2 6747 JAY UPCHURCH 36:13 1:13:02 1:13:02 5:35 35 M JAMES ISLAND SC

3 4615 DANIEL MATENA 37:12 1:13:56 1:13:56 5:39 30 M CHARLOTTE NC


- Top Male Masters in Half division.

Place Bib # Name 10K Split Gun Time Chip Time Pace Age Gender City State

1 5353 BILL SHIRES 38:58 1:19:38 1:19:38 6:05 49 M CHARLOTTE NC

2 3755 MARC EMBLER 40:39 1:22:16 1:22:16 6:17 56 M N. CHARLESTON SC

3 3177 ASHLEY BASS 41:53 1:23:39 1:23:31 6:23 55 M NASHVILLE NC

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Bailey, Spector win 12th MESSA 8K for H2O; 119 run on rainy morning

12th MESSA 8K for H20

February 8, 2014

Folly Beach, SC

              USATF certified course #SC02029BS

MESSA is the Master of Environmental Studies Student Association.

Proceeds to benefit Water Missions International



Place Name                Ag S City            St Time    Pace    

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    1 Chris Bailey        24 M Charleston      SC    26:03  5:15

    2 Karl Walsh          38 M Mt Pleasant     SC    26:26  5:20

    3 Wells Johnson       27 M Summerville     SC    29:26  5:56

    4 Joshua Mills        35 M                       30:52  6:13

    5 Ronnie Mavis        48 M Charleston      SC    31:01  6:15

    6 Bethany Spector     24 F Daniel Island   SC    31:06  6:16

    7 Brian Elmore        48 M Knoxville       TN    31:53  6:25

    8 Winston Holliday    45 M Columbia        SC    32:19  6:30

    9 Jim Madden          51 M Goose Creek     SC    32:35  6:34

   10 Tim Linck           24 M Charleston      SC    32:38  6:34

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Wear red on Friday

The Lowcountry goes red for American Heart Month

Red will be the color of the Lowcountry on the 11th Annual National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 7th, and throughout Heart Month in February.

Hundreds of women and men will wear red and a number of local buildings and establishments will “Go Red” to make a statement against heart disease and support the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women, a movement that educates women about their No. 1 killer and empowers them to take positive action to reduce their risk.

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Meditation, healthy eating, acupuncture and art make up Saturday’s “Heart of the Matter” event

Blue Heron Acupuncture and Apothecary and Twenty Six Divine present The Heart of the Matter, an acupuncture clinic open house, art show and Twenty Six Divine’s four-year anniversary extravaganza on Saturday.

The neighboring businesses – Blue Heron is located at 680-A King Street and Twenty Six Divine is at 682 King Street – feel February is the perfect time to warm the heart as Winter begins to trail behind.

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