Best of Competitor 2015 — Southeast Region

Congratulations to all of the Best of Competitor 2015 winners for each of our eight distribution regions!

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Every year, we ask our online readers and social media followers from around the country to vote for their favorite races, specialty shops, clubs, charity programs, coaches, products and more. Competitor is pleased to announce the 2015 winners for the Southeast region.

Best of Competitor 2015 — Southeast

Best 5K/10K: Peachtree Road Race 10K, Atlanta

Best Half Marathon: (tie) Atlanta Track Club Thanksgiving Half Marathon, Atlanta, and Helen Holiday Half, Helen, Ga.

Best Marathon: Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon, Savannah, Ga.

Best Trail Race: Yeti Snakebite 50/50, Lithia Springs, Ga.

Best Destination Running: Yeti 100 Mile Endurance Run, Albington, Va.

Best Women’s Running Event: Walt Disney World Princess Half Marathon Weekend, Orland, Fla.

Best Race for Kids: RunDisney Kids’ Races, Orlando, Fla.

Best Running Club: (tie) Yeti Trail Runners and Atlanta Track Club

Best Running Shoe: Mizuno Wave Rider

Best Specialty Running Shop: PTS Sports, Roswell, Ga.

Best Running Shop Group Run: Big Peach Running Co., several locations, and Fit2Run, several locations

Best Charity Training Program: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Best Charity to Fund Raise For: Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research

Best Running Celebrity: Shalane Flanagan

Best Triathlon: Allatoona Triathlon, Roswell, Ga.

Best Cycling Event: The Atlanta Cycling Festival, Atlanta

Best Adventure/Mud/Obstacle Race: Tough Mudder

Best Race Swag: Best Damn Race 5K/10K, Orlando, Fla.

Best Race T-Shirt: Walt Disney World Marathon, Orlando, Fla.

Best Outdoor Shop: Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, several locations

Best Bike Shop: Mack Cycle, Miami, Fla.

Best Triathlon Store: All3Sports, Atlanta

Best Triathlon Club: Alien Endurance, Miami, Fla.

Best Sports Massage: Florida Sports Massage, several locations

Best Health Club: BTB Crossfit and Boot Camp, Atlanta

Best Fitness Studio: Studio South Fitness, Sarasota, Fla.

Best Spinning Class: 2.2 Fitness, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Best Yoga Class: Green Monkey Yoga, Miami

Best Personal Trainer: Andy Clark, Miami

Best Sports Rehab Center: PT Solutions, several locations

Best Sports Medicine Doctor/Therapist: (tie) Tye Marr, Acworth, Ga., and Dale Yake, Acworth, Ga.

Best Sports Supplement: Nuun Hydration

Best Post-Race Restaurant: Smokebelly BBQ, Atlanta

Best Summer Resort: Edgewater Beach Resort, Panama City Beach, Fla.

Best Winter Resort: Vail, Colo.

Best Active Lifestyle Vehicle: Honda CRV

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