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      Tulsa Run Is Changing Course This Year

      For years, thousands of Tulsa Run participants have followed Riverside Drive.But that's changing this year. There's a brand new route.Check out this map just released today. http://www.tulsasports.org/tulsarun/general/1275/course-infoThe race starts Downtown as always, but then heads east into Midtown..Runners eventually head south down Peoria, turn around at 31st, then head west on 21st.They'll cross the river, then go north.The race ends in Downtown Tulsa."We're excited to offer a more challenging course to our race participants this year," said Heath Aucoin, race director and director of operations for the Tulsa Sports Commission, who is in its fourth year of owning and operating the race. "It was time to mix it up and give our runners a new challenge. There are hills and inclines that should bump up the difficulty of the race a bit, but still allow for runners of all levels to participate in Tulsa's favorite run."Race officials also announced this year's charity information, naming Tulsa Boys Home the primary beneficiary of the race and A New Leaf, CAP Tulsa Literacy Program, Life Senior Services, Parent Child Center and Salvation Army general beneficiaries. Tulsa Boys Home will receive $25,000 at this year's race, while each general beneficiary will receive $1,000.The Tulsa Run is October 25.
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