asics Greenville Track Club-ELITE - a post-collegiate, Olympic development program
ASICS Greenville Track Club-ELITE's Alison Parris ran 27:13 to win the women's division of the Trees Greenville Turkey Day 8K on a sunny and brisk Thanksgiving morning in Greenville, SC. She also set the women's course record while placing sixth overall in the annual event which had over 2,000 finishers and runs over a hilly route in and near downtown Greenville and Cleveland Park. Parris earned $100 for her victory.
It was her second consecutive Thanksgiving Day win as she won the SouthPark Turkey Trot 8K in Charlotte, NC last year. Parris will next join her ASICS GTC-ELITE teammates in San Francisco, CA as they compete in the 2015 USA Club Cross Country Championships on December 12.
GTC-ELITE is sponsored by ASICS, the 43-year old Greenville Track Club, Performance Therapy, Greenville Health System's North Greenville Hospital, ScanSource, Soleus Running Watches, Boston Bill Sunglasses, The TD Bank Foundation, The Kroc Center, Carolina Spine and Rehab, The Proaxis Running Academy, ElliptiGO, the Bare Minimum Track Club and generous individual contributors.