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Palm Bay Native David Kilgore Smokes the Competition in Space Coast Marathon for 5th Straight Win

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Palm Bay native and Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame member David Kilgore smoked the competition on Sunday during the Space Coast Marathon to pick up his fifth straight win. CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE RESULTS

BREVARD COUNTY • THE SPACE COAST, FLORIDA – Palm Bay native and Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame member David Kilgore smoked the competition on Sunday during the Space Coast Marathon to pick up his fifth straight win.

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The Running Zone Foundation and Space Coast Runners presented the 48th running of the Space Coast Marathon and Half-Marathon – Florida’s oldest marathon on Sunday that included more than 6,500 participants.

The event was co-hosted by the Running Zone Foundation and Space Coast Runners and is Florida’s oldest marathon. Participants this year hail from about 50 different countries.

This Boston Marathon-qualifying event is part of both the Space Coast Runners Runner of the Year Series and the Running Zone Race Series.

Kilgore, who had a remarkable high school career at Holy Trinity Episcopal School, is one of the top runners to ever come from the Space Coast and was inducted into the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame in 2017.

“Runners and walkers alike experienced one of the most beautiful USATF certified waterfront courses on the east coast of Florida,” said event organizer Denise Piercy.

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WATCH: As a kid, David Kilgore would chase alligators in the swamps of Palm Bay, Florida. And he still runs fearlessly. When David’s not busy being the face of On in New York and Philadelphia, US, he’s building mileage and tearing up trails. In 2019 he made his debut for Team USA at the Trail and Ultra Running World Championships. 

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The Running Zone Foundation and Space Coast Runners presented the 48th running of the Space Coast Marathon and Half-Marathon – Florida’s oldest marathon on Sunday, Dec. 1.

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As part of the celebration of the Space Coast, here are some of the amenities this year:

  • Custom “Space-themed” Medal and a photo opportunity area to recognize and commemorate your accomplishment
  • Start your race to the roar of a rocket launch countdown and liftoff on the Jumbotron
  • The Health & Fitness Expo will be held at Radisson Resort at the Port, Conference Center.
  • “Space” Props along course and at finish line area
  • “Space” Themed Water/Aid Stations all along course
  • Volunteers in NASA-like uniforms and hats
  • Photo opportunity with astronauts walking around the race site
  • Opportunity to win a “One Day Space Adventure” for up to a family of four
  • All registrants will now receive a Moonpie at the Health & Fitness Expo the day before race day

The 2019 Health & Fitness Expo was held at the Radisson Resort at the Port, Conference Center, located at 8701 Astronaut Boulevard in Cape Canaveral.

Exhibitors featured the newest designs in running gear, as well as the latest developments in sports, fitness and nutrition.

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