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World Record

For 10 Miles

 

45 Minutes 37 Seconds

 
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By AGS Media, October 20, 2011
1. World Record Marker
Inscription.
In commemoration of the
World Record
For 10 Miles
45 Minutes 37 Seconds

Set At This Location By

Ondoro Osoro
of Kenya

at the

Inaugural
Southtrust Running Festival

October 18, 1997
St. Petersburg, Florida

 
Location. 27° 46.029′ N, 82° 37.874′ W. Marker is in St. Petersburg, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker is on Bayshore Drive SE north of Dali Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is located at the Mahaffey Theater fountain, across from the Progress Energy Center for the Arts, and overlooking the St. Peterburg Municipal Marina and Tampa Bay. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Petersburg FL 33701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World's First Regularly Scheduled Commercial Airline (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Demens Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peter Demens (approx. mile away); Pioneer Park (approx. mile away); Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway Terminus (approx. 0.3 miles away); Soreno Hotel (approx.
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By AGS Media, October 20, 2011
2. World Record Marker
0.4 miles away); The World's First Scheduled Airline (approx. half a mile away); St. Mary, Our Lady of Grace Church (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Petersburg.
 
Categories. Sports
 
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By AGS Media, October 20, 2011
3. World Record Marker
Beyond the marker is the Mahaffey fountain.
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By AGS Media, October 20, 2011
4. World Record Marker
Diagonally opposite the marker is the Salvador Dali Museum.
World Record Marker, looking northeast along Bayshore Drive SE image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
5. World Record Marker, looking northeast along Bayshore Drive SE
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.   5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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