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Date: 
12/15/2017 - 13:21

Traverse City Central Girls crowned and Brentwood XC Boys repeat as winners of the two-mile high school team competition.

The Brentwood Cross-Country Club in Brentwood, Tennessee repeated as national champions in the 2017 Postal Nationals Championship for high school runners. The event is sponsored by HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK). The girls of Traverse City Central in Traverse City, Michigan, won the girls’ title.

The clubs posted the fastest two-mile team times in the country to be crowned National Champions. In the first back-to-back team title since HOKA revived Postal Nationals in 2014, the Brentwood boys ran a 9:33 average. The squads bested over 600 other high school teams in the largest Postal Nationals in the event’s history. The Central girls ran an 11:25 average time to claim their title.

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Marathon Was Short

Date: 
12/14/2017 - 12:25
Date: 
12/14/2017 - 12:25

The Dec. 9 Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon was short, it was announced. Instead of 26.2 miles, it was 25.905 miles due to runners being directed to turn at a incorrect spot on the course.

Participants are being offered the opportunity to run in the Louisiana Marathon at no charge on Jan. 18 to qualify for the Boston Marathon.

Regional
Date: 
12/14/2017 - 11:39

TAMPA, Fla. (December 13, 2017) – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® announced the release of the 2018 Tour Schedule, covering 27 destinations all over the world, including new this year: Rock ‘n’ Roll Oaxaca Half Marathon in late April. All events feature scenic routes lined with live music and entertainment, and conclude with a finish-line concert and festival. The 2018 tour hits four European cities including Madrid, Liverpool, Dublin and Lisbon and one Asian city with a stop in Chengdu, China.

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Elite 2018 Boston Marathon Field Announced

Date: 
12/14/2017 - 10:23
Date: 
12/14/2017 - 10:23

BOSTON — John Hancock announced its strongest U.S. Elite Team since its principal sponsorship began in 1986. The team, recruited to compete against an accomplished international field, will challenge for the coveted olive wreath on Patriots’ Day, April 16, 2018.

Four-time Olympian and 2017 TCS New York City Marathon champion Shalane Flanagan headlines the field along with two-time Olympic medalist and 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon champion Galen Rupp. Joining them are Olympians Desiree Linden, Dathan Ritzenhein, Abdi Abdirahman, Deena Kastor, and Molly Huddle, the latter of whom is the North American 10,000m record holder.

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Date: 
12/13/2017 - 09:36

deren.jpgHuntsville, AL – It was a chilly morning for runners at the 41st annual Rocket City Marathon on Dec. 9, but the snow that blanketed much of the south did not fall in Huntsville. Nearly 900 runners finished the race that starts in downtown Huntsville and features an inside finish at the Von Braun Center.

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Date: 
12/12/2017 - 15:20

ATLANTA, GA — Although online registration has closed for the JG13.1, walk-up registrations will be accepted at the Jeff Galloway Race Expo on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15-16, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza. The half marathon will be held at 8 a.m. Sunday.

The weekend schedule:

In addition to the coveted HALF MARATHON course, the premier race weekend includes “Barb’s 5K”, named after Jeff’s wife of 39 years, ‘Fit Kids’ Fun/Run, the “Double G” for those running both the 13.1 and 5K and a two-day Running/Fitness Expo at the Westin Peachtree Plaza.

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Schneider, Rountree Winners

Date: 
12/11/2017 - 18:22
Date: 
12/11/2017 - 18:22

PASS CHRISTIAN, MS — Ben Schneider and Kate Rountree were winners of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon on Sunday, Dec. 10. Schneider, 34, of Minneapolis, finished in 2:28:43. Rountree, 35, of Lafayette, LA, was victorious in 3:10:01.

John Hitter of Lafayette was second male in 2:41:14 and Meghan Lawson of New Orleans was second female in 3:12:17.

Regional
Date: 
12/11/2017 - 16:59

 
_DSC2130A.JPGNYRR Team for Kids Ambassador garners public and media vote after becoming the first American woman to win the TCS New York City Marathon open division in 40 years
 
New York, December 11, 2017 — Shalane Flanagan was voted the 2017 New York Road Runners Pro Performer of the Year by the public and the media after becoming the first American woman to win the TCS New York City Marathon open division in 40 years in November.

Regional
Date: 
12/11/2017 - 15:12

famigletti.jpgMOORESVILLE, NC — At a recent Pay it Forward race held in Mooresville NC, former Olympian Anthony Famiglietti shows at age 38 he still has wheels to run with the best of them .

He ran and won the challenging course in a time of 15:17 and then ran back to encourage East Lincoln Cross County team members and kids who train with Reckless Running, a company run by Famiglietti.

Regional
Date: 
12/11/2017 - 14:31

Source: USATF

LEXINGTON, Kentucky – There was a chill in the air, a bite to the wind and frost on the ground as runners took to Masterston Station Park for the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships in Lexington, Kentucky.

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