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Carr, Fisher Win Octoberfest

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10/18/2017 - 17:10
Date: 
10/18/2017 - 17:10

NEW ORLEANS — Ian Carr was the overall winner of the Octoberfest 2-mile race on Oct. 13 at Bayou St. John, finishing in 10:12. Paige Fisher was female winner in 11:51. The race is a New Orleans Track Club Grand Prix event.

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NYRR to Honor Hall of Fame Recipients

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10/18/2017 - 11:59
Date: 
10/18/2017 - 11:59

New York, October 18, 2017— Running icons Tom Fleming, Ryan Hall, Lornah Kiplagat, Orlando Pizzolato, and Norbert Sander will make up the NYRR Hall of Fame Class of 2017, while Sports Illustrated writer Tim Layden will receive the George Hirsch Journalism Award, it was announced today by New York Road Runners. The Abebe Bikila Award recipient will be announced during TCS New York City Marathon race week. All seven award recipients will be honored on Thursday, November 2, at 4:00 p.m. at the TCS New York City Marathon Pavilion in Central Park. The event will be open to the public.

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Date: 
10/17/2017 - 18:36

1964 Olympic gold medalist, American Indian Billy Mills will be guest speaker

gold medal man300res.jpgATLANTA, GA – The 4th annual Jeff Galloway HALF MARATHON Premier Race Weekend Dec. 15–17, 2017 in Atlanta is gearing up for a record 4th annual event.

The Jeff Galloway Premier Race Weekend, anchored by the half marathon, is named for U.S. Olympian, best-selling author and one of the country's most recognized and celebrated experts on running, Jeff Galloway. In addition to the half marathon course, the weekend includes “Barb’s 5K”, named after Jeff’s wife of 39 years, the ‘Fit Kids’ Fun/Run, the “Double G” for those running both the 13.1 and 5K, and a two-day Running/Fitness Expo.

The Jeff Galloway Premier Race Weekend Half Marathon and Barb’s 5K have staples in running. The scenic 13.1 mile course highlights some of Atlanta’s most historic landmarks. Runners start in Midtown Atlanta, traveling parallel to the MLK. historical site, and wind through the Freedom Parkway Trail by the Carter Center along the Beltline, finishing inside Piedmont Park.

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Date: 
10/17/2017 - 16:41

Germany’s Patrick Lange breaks IRONMAN World Championship course record by two minutes; Swiss powerhouse Daniela Ryf becomes sixth athlete to join the exclusive “three-peat” winners’ circle; Australia’s Cameron Wurf crushes 11-year bike course record; Europeans dominate the podium, earning four out of the top six podium spots; German men continue to thrive, capturing the last four crowns

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Harriette Thompson Dies at 94

Date: 
10/16/2017 - 18:40
Date: 
10/16/2017 - 18:40

CHARLOTTE, NC — Harriette Thompson, oldest female to complete a marathon, has died at age 94.

The former classical pianist ran the Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon in San Diego, California, at age 92 in 7:24:36 to set the world record for runners over age 90. She ran her first marathon at age 76.

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Date: 
10/16/2017 - 14:31

Galen Rupp (Portland, Oregon) became the first American since 2002 to win the Chicago Marathon, running a lifetime-best 2:09:20 to earn USATF Athlete of the Week.

Rupp won by 28 seconds over defending champion Abel Kirui of Kenya, the 2012 Olympic silver medalist and two-time World Championships gold medalist.

Results can be found here.

Other notable performances:
Jordan Hasay — Hasay ran the second-fastest marathon ever by an American woman to place third at Chicago, covering the 26.2-mile course in 2:20:57. Only Deena Kastor (2:19:36 in 2006) has ever run faster among U.S. women.

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Date: 
10/16/2017 - 14:15

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Nathan Pierce of Huntsville, AL, was the overall winner of the 7 Bridges Marathon but the course was too long by .63 of a mile and adjusted times will be announced. Daniel McGinley was second and Richard Reinhardt third in the men’s competition.

In the women’s event, Jackie Merritt was the winner, followed by Meghan Ogle in second and Kyra Fower in third.

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Mott Wins Detroit Marathon

Date: 
10/16/2017 - 14:06
Date: 
10/16/2017 - 14:06

Jonathan Mott, 30, of Lakeland, FL, was the winner of the Detroit Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 15, finishing in 2:22:53. Second was Christopher Chipsiya of Mexico in 2:27:21. Girma Segni of Bronx, NY, was third in 2:28:42. Another Floridian, Sergei Zyrianov of Gainesville, was fourth in 2:31:48.

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Historic Gold Rush 5K to be Held Oct. 21

Date: 
10/16/2017 - 11:42
Date: 
10/16/2017 - 11:42

GOLD HILL, NC — An 1800s narrow-gauge railroad line used in gold mining operations is now the Gold Hill Rail Trail and will be utilized during the first Historic Gold Rush 5K on Saturday, Oct. 21. Crushed gravel and woodland paths make up most of the course. A fun run for those 12-under will also be held.

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Date: 
10/13/2017 - 18:37

image007.jpgNORTH ANDOVER, MASS. — Dave McGillivray, race director of the Boston Marathon and numerous other races throughout the U.S., has been inducted into the Merrimack College Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017.

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