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Cleveland Marathon Adds Mile

Date: 
07/26/2017 - 09:55
Date: 
07/26/2017 - 09:55

CLEVELAND – Jack Staph, Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon executive race director, is excited to announce the May 19-20 line-up will now include a one-mile race. The event will be held on Saturday, May 19.

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Date: 
07/25/2017 - 20:22

INDIANAPOLIS -- Four reigning World champions and eight 2016 Olympic individual gold medalists will lead 132 athletes on the Team USATF roster for the 2017 IAAF World Championships, held August 4-13 in London, England. Representing the U.S. in the delegation announced Monday by USA Track & Field are 77 Olympians, including 13 Olympic medalists from 2012 who will return to London Stadium for another chance at the podium. Overall, 39 World Championships and/or Olympic medalists are part of the Team USATF roster.

Returning to defend their 2015 individual World titles are Tianna Bartoletta (Elyria, Ohio) in the women’s long jump, Allyson Felix (Los Angeles, California) in the women’s 400m, Joe Kovacs (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) in the men’s shot put and Christian Taylor (Fayetteville, Georgia) in the men’s triple jump. Bartoletta, Felix and Taylor all lead the world in their respective events in 2017, while Kovacs is second in the world in the men’s shot put behind 2016 Olympic champion Ryan Crouser (Boring, Oregon).

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Date: 
07/24/2017 - 14:33

By Tracy Green

IMG_2430 2.JPG I have a new running partner — she makes sure I get out of bed in the morning, reminds me to appreciate being in nature, and is happy to run as far as I want to. Morgan is younger than me, but she’s great company.

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Date: 
07/23/2017 - 18:40

Finishers of the Flying Pig full marathon will receive a commemorative finisher’s jacket

FlyingPigMarathon_Logo.jpgCincinnati -- The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon powered by P&G is marking its 20th running in 2018 with a series of events and celebrations honoring the participants, volunteers and community partners who have made this running festival one of the largest in the country. Executive Director Iris Simpson Bush announced the new initiatives that will be part of the year-long celebration.

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Date: 
07/21/2017 - 18:47

Source: RunBlogRun.com

Kipsang_WilsonLeds1-Berlin16-thumb-500x750-25880.jpgWilson Kipsang has been to hell and back. A world record holder, and then, his world record went to someone else. Kipsang battles Eliud KIpchoge and runs fine races, but Kipchoge got him. Then, his battle with Kenenisa Bekele, where he nearly broke Bekele twice and Bekele took the win, pushing Kipsang to a new marathon PB, that was faster than his former WR, but he took second.

Regional features
Date: 
07/21/2017 - 14:31

ATLANTA — This year, corporate fitness teams will experience a scenic new course that winds through the heart of
downtown Atlanta and past some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, including Centennial Olympic Park,
SkyView Atlanta, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, the Center for Civil & Human Rights, Phillips Arena and

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Date: 
07/21/2017 - 05:06

Joan Benoit Samuelson seeks age group world record

CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that two-time Olympic medalist Galen Rupp and American marathon debut record holder Jordan Hasay will lead a deep field of American contenders at the 40th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Adding an exclamation point to the elite athlete field, 1984 Olympic gold medalist and 1985 Chicago Marathon champion Joan Benoit Samuelson will toe the line in an attempt to set an age group world record.

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Date: 
07/20/2017 - 15:23

true.jpgShalane Flanagan, Jordan Hasay in the elite field

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (July 20, 2017) – The special 20th TD Beach to Beacon 10K on Aug. 5 will feature both returning champs – Maine native Ben True, who last year became the first American to win the iconic summer road race, and Kenya’s Mary Keitany, who shattered the course record in 2016.

They will be challenged in Cape Elizabeth, Maine by a stellar field of professional runners, 28 strong and including top Americans Shalane Flanagan and Jordan Hasay, two-time Olympic gold medalist Meseret Defar of Ethiopia, a trio of former TD Beach to Beacon champions – Joyce Chepkurui and Stephen Kosgei Kibet of Kenya and Ethiopian Wude Ayalew – and a host of other Olympians and All-Americans.

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Bouckaert, Evans Win 3-Miler

Date: 
07/19/2017 - 12:17
Date: 
07/19/2017 - 12:17

NEW ORLEANS — Richard Bouckaert, 32, and Morgan Evans, 24, were winners of the 30th Annual Spillway Classic Trail Run July 16 at Bonnet Carre Spillway. Bouckaert was the overall winner of the three-mile trail run in 16:58. Evans was the top woman in 21:55.

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Date: 
07/19/2017 - 11:24

CHICAGO -- Neely Spence-Gracey claimed her second title at the Humana Rock-n-Roll Chicago Half-Marathon on Saturday.
Returning as the defending champion, Gracey finished almost three minutes ahead of the second place women, with a time of 1:13:13.
Her performance comes after a tremendous top-10 performances at the Boston Marathon in April and the New York City Marathon in November.

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