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Date: 
08/19/2018 - 19:45

PARKERSBURG, WV — Julius Kogo of Chapel Hill, NC, led three other Kenyans at The News and Sentinel Half Marathon on Saturday, Aug. 18, finishing in 1:04. It was the eighth time he has won the event.
In the women’s race, the top four were also from Kenya as Delivine Meringor raced home first in 1:10:12.
Finishing 2-4 among the men were Edwin Kibichiy of Louisville (1:05:19), Cyrus Korir of Chapel Hill (1:05:29), and Panuel Mkungo Female 2-4 finishers were Vicoty Chepngeno (1:13:25), Brilliant Jepkorir (1:14:52) and Susan Jerotich of Chapel Hill (1:16:43).
Top American finishers were Alene Reta, top male, in 1:07:49, who was fifth overall, and top U.S. woman Sarah Biehl of Hilliard, Ohio, in 1:20:34.
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Regional
Date: 
08/16/2018 - 18:56

Flanagan_ShalaneFHL1-NycMar17-thumb-500xauto-38801.jpgFlanagan looks to repeat after becoming the first U.S. woman in 40 years to win the open division at the world's largest marathon

NEW YORK -- Reigning champions Shalane Flanagan of the United States, Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya, and Manuela Schär, and Marcel Hug of Switzerland will return to defend their TCS New York City Marathon titles on Sunday, November 4.

Regional
Date: 
08/14/2018 - 12:27

51BkQPIE6WL._SX431_BO1204203200_-238x275.jpgTwo-Time Olympian and World Silver Medalist Shares Her Secrets to Conquering Self-Doubt and Improving Life Performance.

How does a top collegiate runner go from feeling like an imposter on the starting line to representing her country at two Olympic Games, earning a World Championship silver medal, and becoming one of the most accomplished distance runners of all time? Strong offers a rare insight into a professional athlete’s vulnerabilities and fears along with key techniques for how she overcomes her doubts.

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Date: 
08/10/2018 - 17:15

CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that several international running stars are joining the 41st annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon elite athlete competition in October. Past champions Abel Kirui (KEN) and Dickson Chumba (KEN) lead the charge on the men’s side, and 2017 runner-up Brigid Kosgei (KEN) and two-time podium finisher Birhane Dibaba (ETH) stand out among the women. They will join previously announced global sensations Mo Farah (GBR), Yuki Kawauchi (JPN) and Suguru Osako (JPN).
American Galen Rupp won last year’s race in 2:09:30.

Regional
Date: 
08/08/2018 - 14:47

Lopez Lomong (Lake Oswego, Oregon) won the Sir Walter Miler elite mile race in Raleigh, North Carolina, finishing the four-lap race in 3.53:86.

The 33-year-old Bowerman Track Club athlete ran his fastest mile in five years while also setting a new meet record. His time was .01 seconds from beating the record for the fastest mile ever recorded in the state of North Carolina. His mark is currently the seventh fastest time in the world this year.

Other notable performances:

Regional
Date: 
08/07/2018 - 11:20

b39ad69d-ffcf-466a-a3bf-79410a619eea.jpgRALEIGH, NC (Aug. 3) – For the second year in a row, the Sir Walter Miler Women’s race was decided by a sprint down the home stretch. The race started out with Sara Vaughn going to the front quickly. Over the first lap, she tucked in as the sole woman to go with the pacer (Jamie Morrissey). Over the next two laps, the rest of the field caught up to the leading pair, paving the way for Charlene Lipsey to make a move down the final straightaway, for not only the win, but her first time under 4:30.

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Date: 
08/03/2018 - 10:45

Meb Photo with Medals - High Resolution.jpgBIRMINGHAM, AL – The National Center for Sports Safety announced that 2004 Athens Olympics silver medalist, 2009 New York City Marathon champion, and 2014 Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi will be running in the Birmingham Wine 10K on March 2, 2019. Keflezighi will be running in the race and pacing a group of race participants. He will also be attending the post-race festivities to meet race participants and distribute awards.

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Date: 
08/02/2018 - 10:43

Age, experience and running with others is key to success

Age and experience are the key factors in predicting running success, new research at the University of St Andrews has found.

Membership of a running club, as well as having run the same race several times, were also strong indicators of whether someone would be able to accurately predict their finishing time - giving older runners the advantage over their youthful counterparts.

Regional
Date: 
08/01/2018 - 11:57

Registration Opens on August 8, 2018 with Entry Slots Starting at $1.00!

DurhamWomensLogo-nodate-275x94.pngDURHAM, NC – On Sunday, March 17, 2019 Durham, NC will play host to the newest community event for female runners with the inaugural Durham Women’s Half Marathon and 8K presented by The Durham Sports Commission and Premier Event Management (PEM). This unique format, offered to women only, will turn the streets of Durham into a show of force as the fitness movement continues to expand because of their involvement! The event will feature two competitions for all ability levels of running or walking in either the Half Marathon or 8K Road Race. This one-day event will showcase a $1,000 prize purse for the top female finishers in the Durham Women’s Half Marathon.

Regional features
Date: 
08/13/2018 - 17:22

TAMPA, Fla./VIRGINA BEACH, Va. – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® is pleased to announce Steel Pulse, a Grammy Award-winning reggae group as this year’s headliner for the 2018 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll® Virginia Beach Half Marathon. On Sunday, September 2, 2018, Steel Pulse will take to the Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series headliner stage at 10 a.m. in conjunction with the three-day American Music Festival (AMF) to conclude a special morning of racing along Atlantic Ave. and the Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

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Cox, Olson Win 5K

Date: 
08/12/2018 - 05:38
Date: 
08/12/2018 - 05:38

HAMPTON, VA — Chrristopher Cox, 37, of Norfolk won the 8th Annual Transitions 5K in 18:00. Female winner was Meghan Olson, 27, of Yorktown, in 25:32. The race, conducted by the Peninsula Track Club, was held on the Matteson Trail that circles The Hampton's Golf Course.

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Woodstock National 5K Champs

Date: 
08/09/2018 - 09:55
Date: 
08/09/2018 - 09:55

ANNISTON, AL — Francis Waithaka and Gladys Cheboi, both of Homewood, were winners of the Woodstock National 5K on Aug. 4.

Waithaka finished in 15:13 to finish ahead of Fred Kosgei (15:45) and Ethan Strand(15:50) both of Birmingham, in the overall race. Cheboi finished in 17:323 to lead Purity Munene (17:50) and Elena Kidd (17:57) to the finish. All are from Homewood.

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Sieczkowski, Langley Win 4-Miler

Date: 
08/07/2018 - 15:50
Date: 
08/07/2018 - 15:50

BATESVILLE, AR — Brian Sieczkowski of Maumelle raced home in 23:37.77 to win the White River 4-Mile Classic and the RRCA Arkansas state title on Aug. 4. Female winner was Carli Langley of Little Rock in 24:29.08.

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