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June 2018

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06/29/2018 - 05:15

Harvey Lewis Expected to Finish 2,198 Mile Journey in 46 Days on July 14.

RoadID_Harvey_275x275.jpgCOVINGTON, KY – Harvey Sweetland Lewis has covered many miles of the Appalachian Trail since May 30, and is nearing record setting pace to arrive in Mount Katahdin, Maine on July 14.

This Fastest Known Time (FKT) has become one of the most contested, coveted accolades in ultra running and has been broken in recent years by Scott Jurek and Carl Metzler. Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy set the current record last summer in 45 days, 12 hours and 15 minutes. Harvey’s support team has been led by his 78-year-old dad and includes countless friends, family, fellow ultra runners and strangers who have been encouraging him along the trail and on social media. ROAD iD has joined Harvey to document his journey.

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06/28/2018 - 12:15

Gwen Jorgensen, Lopez Lomong to chase U.S. titles in Atlanta

June 28, 2018 – ATLANTA – 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Gwen Jorgensen (Portland, OR) will chase a national title at the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4 in Atlanta, which for the second consecutive year will serve as the USATF 10 km Championship for men and women. Jorgensen, the reigning Olympic triathlon champion as well as the 2014 and 2015 World Champion has retired from triathlon to pursue professional running.

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06/27/2018 - 10:59

dsc05130_42974720202_o-thumb-autox750-36944.jpgGatorade winner gets surprise honor from prior winner Sydney McLaughlin.

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Katelyn Tuohy of North Rockland High School (Thiells, NY) as its 2017-18 Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Tuohy was surprised with the news by 2016-2017 National Girls Track & Field Winner and Female Athlete of the Year Sydney McLaughlin. Tuohy is the first athlete in history to win the Gatorade Player of the Year national title for two different sports, cross country and track & field.

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06/26/2018 - 09:50

DES MOINES, Iowa — Thunderstorms didn’t dampen the final day’s competition at the USATF Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium, as more facility records were set amongst the impressive performances at Drake Stadium.

In total, athletes set one American record (women’s hammer throw), three world leads (men’s 100m, women’s 20k race walk and women’s hammer throw), two USATF Championship records (women’s triple jump, women’s 20,000m race walk) and 14 Drake Stadium records over the course of four days.

American record holder and Olympic silver medalist Evan Jager (Algonquin, Illinois) claimed his seventh USATF title after winning the Michelob ULTRA men’s 3,000 steeplechase.

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06/26/2018 - 09:36

By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com

IMG_1239-thumb-autox537-36880.jpgIn an illustrious career, Deena Kastor has utilized not just the physical preparations to become one of the world's greatest distance runners. Kastor's positivity and optimism have played just as much a role as well, and it shows!

17-Time USA Champion in Cross country, on the roads and the track.
2-Time World Cross Country Silver Medalist
2004 Olympic Bronze Medalist, Marathon

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06/24/2018 - 18:33

DES MOINES, Iowa — DeAnna Price launched herself back to the top as she reclaimed her hammer throw American record on day three of the USATF Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium.

Fans can watch a replay on NBC Sports Gold and click https://results.usatf.org/2018Outdoors/ for complete results.

Price (Moscow Mills, Missouri) reclaimed her American record, tossing the hammer 78.12m/256-3 enroute to her first USATF Championship in the women’s hammer throw. She took the lead on her opening attempt and never looked back. The world leader shined in finals with all three throws over 76m. Defending champion Gwen Berry (St. Louis, Missouri) broke the then-American record earlier this month and finished second today with a toss of 72.99/239-5.

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06/22/2018 - 09:26

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships kicked off with a bevy of exciting first rounds and intense finals for national titles on the Blue Oval at Drake University.

Fans can watch a replay on NBC Sports Gold and click here for results.

USATF jumpers took flight in the hottest field event of the evening. The back-and-forth between Keturah Orji (Mount Olive Township, New Jersey) and American record holder Tori Franklin (Westmont, Illinois) was captivating. Orji entered the meet owning 7-0 career record vs. Franklin in head-to-head competition, including wins in 2018 the Mt. SAC Relays & IAAF World Indoors.

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06/21/2018 - 16:03

WASHINGTON, DC — Race organizers announced today that the names of all 19,188 finishers in the 2018 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and the 5K Run-Walk have been uploaded to the event’s All-time Searchable Database. The addition of the results of the 2018 event, which served as the Professional Road Running Organization’s (PRRO) 2018 Championship event as well as the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) National 10-Mile Championship, brings the total number of performances in the database to 352,053 since the first running of the race in 1973.

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06/19/2018 - 18:54

Taylor_Kellyn-USOlyT16-thumb-500x750-36624.jpg(This is the first in a new series on the women racing in the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials for the Marathon team. Carolyn Mather will provide us her insights into the elite women, as they focus on the streets of Atlanta, Georgia for February 29, 2020. This piece is on Kellyn Taylor, who just won the Grandma's Marathon this past weekend, with a fine personal best! We thank Carolyn Mather for this fine piece. Kellyn Taylor is a tough athlete. In the 2016 Trials, she finished sixth in the Trials Marathon, 4th in the 10,000m Trials and 12th in the 5,000 meters. Taylor had to drop out of the 2018 Boston Marathon, and, just 61 days later, wins Grandma's in a PB and course record!)

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06/18/2018 - 11:03

By Larry Eder, RunBlogRun.com

rupp.jpgBack in the 1980s, the late Fred Lebow, impressario for the NYC Marathon and Bob Bright, Race Director for the Chicago Marathon used to battle with each other in the media over who had the best marathon. It kept the newspapers, and RW and The Runner magazine full of stories on both of the marathons. Lebow and Bright were great promoters.

Today is quite different. In the fall, though. While there is some competition between NYC and Chicago, each marathon seems to have found its niche, and in 2017, each story had great stories.

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