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Running USA Inaugural Half-Marathon Report

Date: 
05/06/2010 - 09:58
Date: 
05/06/2010 - 09:58

Running USA wire
U.S. half-marathons grew more than 20% in 2009; overall, 13.1 mile finishers surpass 1 million mark for the first time and other half-marathon records set last year

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - (May 5, 2010) - With its astounding growth over the past decade, the half-marathon merits its own annual report like Running USA's popular annual marathon report. Since 2003, the half-marathon has been the fastest growing road race distance in the U.S., and for four consecutive years (2006-09), the number of 13.1 mile finishers in this country has grown by 10% or more each year.

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