First-Ever Lodi Mile Brings Cheerful Runners to Davis Road
By Sara Jane Pohlman, Lodi News-Sentinel
Under the shade of oak trees on a breezy afternoon, 10 elite runners stretched and warmed up outside of Lucas Winery. A long Mile of Davis Road stretched out straight ahead of them. Each runner was determined to complete a Mile in under four minutes, a feat that hasn't been accomplished in San Joaquin County since 1956.
This was the scene at the Lodi Mile on Saturday, the inaugural road Mile race open to amateurs and athletes alike. About 50 runners signed on to race a completely flat track that ended at Bare Ranch by Micheal David Winery.
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