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January 22, 2018

Dr. Micheal Joyner guest speaker for annual RTC banquet Jan. 27
Dr. Mike Joyner
Dr. Mike Joyner

The RTC annual banquet Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, will feature Dr. Michael Joyner speaking on "The 2 Hour Marathon: Lessons for 3 & 4 Hour Runners."

The RTC annual banquet at the Canadian Honker Events at Apache begins at 6 p.m. with a social gathering and dinner at 6:30 p.m. RTC will recognize the 2017 service and Dwight Pierson award winners as well as the Runner of the Year and Grand Prix winners. There will also be drawings for race entries and other prizes.

Featured speaker Dr. Joyner will review the ideas behind strategies to break the two-hour marathon barrier and discuss how these related ideas can be applied by recreational athletes to improve their running and set personal bests.

Michael J. Joyner, M.D., is the Caywood Professor of Anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic where he was named Distinguished Investigator in 2010. His research focuses on exercise physiology, human performance, blood pressure regulation, metabolism, and transfusion practices. After receiving his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Arizona he obtained residency and fellowship training at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Joyner has held leadership positions at Mayo, in the extramural research community, and with leading journals. He has given a number of major lectureships including the ACSM Wolffe Lecture, and APS Walter B. Cannon Lecture.

Dr.Joyner's interest in athletics includes developing the original "2-hour" marathon concept in the early 1990s. On a personal level he has run a 2:25 marathon and finished 15th in his age group for the mile swim at U.S. Masters swimming nationals. He has also been interviewed numerous times in popular print and electronic media and written on exercise and health for the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Outside and Runner's World.

Reservations can be made through the link below.

Please make your reservation by Jan. 25 and join us to hear this world renowned speaker and to enjoy the company of your fellow runners.

Related Links:
• Online registration

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