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May 2009

National features
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05/29/2009 - 13:22

USVideo_0.gifLOS ANGELES – May 5, 2009 – Universal Sports today announced a three-year agreement to present the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Stockholm Marathons, continuing to demonstrate Universal Sports’ commitment to bringing world-class marathons to the United States. The 31st Stockholm Marathon will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2009.

National features
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05/23/2009 - 00:02

00_USVideo_0.gifLOS ANGELES – May 21, 2009 – Universal Sports and partner station NBC4 in Los Angeles team up to provide nationwide coverage of the 2009 Los Angeles Marathon on Monday. Live online coverage will begin at 10 a.m. ET on UniversalSports.com, with same-day coverage on Universal Sports, available in 45 million homes, from 3 – 6:30 p.m. ET.

National features
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05/21/2009 - 12:19

0948233e2d4640a_inline_med.jpgThank you for your time, Coach Johnson** Mick: I'll start off with basic questions on how you got started and how you have developed your philosophy on training and racing. I'd like to send several follow-ups as we go along.

National features
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05/21/2009 - 11:09

logomain.gifMay 20, 2009 -- New Balance announced this week that Jim Tompkins, President & COO at New Balance, will depart the company in early June. "My time with New Balance has been a great experience," says Jim Tompkins. "I have had a lot of fun and am proud of the tremendous progress we have made over the last 25 years.

National features
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05/20/2009 - 17:20

bolderbolder.gifBOULDER, Colo., May 19, 2009 -- BolderBOULDER announced today that Nissan will be the official and exclusive vehicle partner of the 2009 BolderBOULDER 10k to be held on May 25.

National features
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05/20/2009 - 17:19

03_iaaf.gifMay 19, 2009 (Monte Carlo) - Samsung Electronics and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) today announced a new three-year agreement, naming Samsung an Official IAAF Partner.

National features
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05/14/2009 - 12:20

champ-chip.gifSince the launch of the new disposable chip, the chip has proven to be a big success and many US race directors have swapped their races to this new concept.

The disposable chip offers the same accuracy and reliability that timers and race directors have been used to from ChampionChip for decades.

National features
Date: 
05/13/2009 - 13:07

benyon.jpgAdhering to a guiding principle of corporate environmental responsibility, Beynon Sports Surfaces has introduced Beypur 160, the athletic track industry’s first water-based structural spray coating, an achievement which marks Beynon Sports Surfaces as a clear leader in green product development.

Regional features

Twelve Gather for Supper

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05/09/2009 - 14:06
Date: 
05/09/2009 - 14:06

By Dallas Smith/Running Journal/May 2009
We sit around a long table in a restaurant on Nashville’s Music Row, five women and seven men, eating, drinking and talking. A meeting is in progress.

But this meeting is not one called by any of the usual functionaries; it’s more important than that. It is a meeting of friends sharing the simple joy of companionship, the comfort that in its better moments, human society sometimes provides.

Regional features

Find Consistency With Minor Changes

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05/08/2009 - 14:12
Date: 
05/08/2009 - 14:12

By Pete Rea/ZAP Fitness/Running Journal/April 2009

The late Oscar Wilde once said that consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. Wilde was not a runner. Despite participating in a sport where tinkering, tweaking, and schedule flexibility can be key to health and progression, the one quality virtually all top endurance athletes share is consistency. Month after month of healthy consistent training trumps short term large jumps in volume or intensity nine times out of 10.

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