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Running USA Annual Marathon Report

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03/30/2010 - 14:53
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03/30/2010 - 14:53

U.S. marathons grew nearly 10%; more record finisher highs; ING New York City largest ever
Running USA Wire
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - (March 28, 2010) - In 2009, U.S. marathons overcame the "gloom and doom" of the recession by posting another year of record participation with 467,000 estimated finishers as well as the largest percent increase (nearly 10%) in more than 25 years.

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03/30/2010 - 14:46

Fourth Largest U.S. Marathon to Register 30,000 Runners

QUANTICO, VA (March 30, 2010) - Runners from across the country and around the world are invited to register for the landmark 35th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) on Oct. 31, 2010.

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03/25/2010 - 12:25

Running USA Wire
John Rich, with Cowboy Troy, to headline 11th post-race concert with special guest, Heidi Newfield

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - On Saturday, April 24, 2010, the Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon will celebrate its 11th running in the Music City. Award winning singer, songwriter and producer, John Rich, with special guest Cowboy Troy, is set to headline the post-race concert at the Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, April 24 at 7:00pm. For Rich, his performance will bring him full circle as he played on the finish line stage in 2001 - the second year of the event. Heidi Newfield will open the show along with new artist Jerrod Niemann.

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Date: 
03/17/2010 - 10:06

Over the past several months, more than 2,900 elementary school students from more than 150 schools in Virginia and the U.S. have been participating in the Operation Smile Final Mile, a fitness program designed to teach children the importance of exercise, commitment and helping others. Operation Smile is a worldwide children's medical charity that performs free facial reconstructive surgery to children around the world.

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03/15/2010 - 09:34

Running USA wire
Race record of more than 13,300 participate in 33rd edition
By Jim Estes, USATF

JACKSONVILLE - (March 13, 2010) - Mohamed Trafeh (Duarte, Calif.) took control from the gun to win his first U.S. title, running 42 minutes, 58 seconds Saturday morning at the USA 15K Championships in Jacksonville, Florida. After finishing as runner-up the past two years, Katie McGregor (St. Louis Park, Minn.) easily took the women's title in 49:51 at the 33rd Gate River Run.

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Wardian Wins Third USA 50K Title

Date: 
03/11/2010 - 14:36
Date: 
03/11/2010 - 14:36

Flamino women's national champion at Caumsett State Park 50K
Running USA Wire
From Jim Estes, USATF

INDIANAPOLIS - On Sunday, March 7, Michael Wardian, 35, (Arlington, Va.) earned his third straight USA 50K road title running 2 hours, 55 minutes, 50 seconds at the Caumsett State Park 50K in Huntington N.Y. Yolanda Flamino, 33, (Hancock, N.H.) won the women's 2010 national title in 3:34:26.

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Date: 
03/09/2010 - 07:03

WASHINGTON -- Joan Benoit Samuelson has earned just about every running credential possible in her long and storied running career including an Olympic gold medal in the first Women's Olympic Marathon held in 1984 at the Los Angeles Olympics, two Boston Marathon titles (1979 and 1983), and numerous world and American records.

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Date: 
03/01/2010 - 19:12

First time a single city is chosen for both men's and women's races

HOUSTON (Mar. 1, 2010) - The road to the 2012 Olympic Marathon in London will run through Houston. For the first time in the history of the U.S. Olympic Trials, one city will host the marathon for both men and women in the same year.

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