Best of Competitor 2010–Washington, DC/Mid Atlantic

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Jan. 31, 2011
  • Updated Feb. 1, 2011 at 12:56 PM UTC

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Best Running Store

Potomac River Running

Six Virginia locations; Rockville, Md.; and Washington, D.C.

Pacers Running Stores

Three Virginia locations; Washington, D.C.; and Silver Spring, Md.

Omega Sports

16 North Carolina locations

Best Bike Shop/Tri Shop

Bike Cycles

Wilmington, N.C.

VO2 Multisport

Louisville, Ky.

Spokes Etc.

Five Virginia locations

Best Running Event

Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon

Wrightsville Beach, N.C.

Marine Corps Marathon

Arlington, Va.

Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run

Washington, D.C.

Best Cycling Event

Sea Gull Century

Salisbury, Md.

Best Triathlon

PPD Beach 2 Battleship Full and Half Iron Distance Triathlon

Wilmington, N.C.

The Nation’s Triathlon

Washington, D.C.

Ford Ironman Louisville

Louisville, Ky.

Best Dirty/Wacky Event

Warrior Dash

Mechanicsville, Md.; Huntersville, N.C.; Albrightsville, Pa,


Columbia Muddy Buddy

Richmond, Va.


Louisville Underpants Run

Louisville, Ky.

Best Charity Training Group

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training

Alexandria, Va. (National Capital Area Chapter)

Back on My Feet

Washington, D.C.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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