December 11, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JONATHAN ROSSING PLACES 11TH AT NEW LAS VEGAS MARATHON
Las Vegas, NV – RunCoachJason.com athlete Jonathan Rossing, a doctoral student in communication and culture at Indiana University, took eleventh place at the New Las Vegas Marathon on December 10. His time of 2:41:42, an average pace of 6:10 per mile, was apersonal record by six minutes and 18 seconds. Rossing won the International Gay Games Marathon in July.
“I’m very proud of Jonathan. His race today was an example of how his courage enabled him to succeed in imperfect conditions,” Coach Jason Karp said. “Despite running over half the race into a headwind, he still ran his fastest time ever to place sixth at a major marathon, ending the year on a great note. His training going into this race has been stellar. He will be on fire in 2007.”
Nearly 6,000 runners competed in the New Las Vegas Marathon,which is the first marathon in history to run down the world famous Las Vegas Strip. For complete results of this year’s race, go tohttp://www.lvmarathon.com/Results.448.0.html.
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