30th Green Street Mile set to run early Friday



By Gene Phelps

Daily Journal

The 30th Green Street Mile is scheduled for 7 a.m. Friday in Tupelo. Registration will be from 6 to 6:45 at Day-Brite on Green Street.

The race, sponsored by the Tupelo Running Club, has a $10 entry fee for TRC members and $15 for non-members. The first 75 entrants receive a T-shirt.

Last year’s winner was local runner Jim Brown, who covered the course in 4 minutes, 42 seconds. The female winner was former Tupelo High student Mika Takahashi, who won in 5:57.

Awards will be given to top three male open finishers, the first male and female masters and in the following male and female age groups: 12-under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-above.

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