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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.

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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: 
08/13/2018 - 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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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.

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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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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:

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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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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 - 12:55

ARLINGTON, VA - Since 1996, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has awarded grants totaling more than $590,000 to 124 athletes through its Roads Scholar® grant fund. This grant fund is designed to assist American, post-collegiate, road runners who show great promise to develop into national and world class road running athletes. The RRCA awards grants in the amount of $5,000.00 to four to six athletes per year.

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