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St. Petersburg in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

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. Touch 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. mile away); Peter Demens (approx. mile away); Pioneer Park (approx. mile away); Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway Terminus (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported permanently removed. ); Soreno Hotel
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By AGS Media, October 20, 2011
2. World Record Marker
(approx. 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). Touch for a list and map 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 663 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 11, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.   5. submitted on December 9, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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