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Date: 
07/18/2017 - 15:04

RALEIGH, NC – First announced Monday on the Summer of Miles podcast, Sir Walter Running is excited to present a robust Men's field of multiple Olympians, and a National Record Holder to compete at the 2017 Sir Walter Miler. The event returns in its fourth year to its standard first Friday night spot on Aug. 4 at the Meredith College Track. The 2017 event will again feature Elite Men’s and Women’s Mile races, a local Run Club 4x400 meter Relay, and the Citius Mag presents the Raleigh Denim Mile. The Sir Walter Miler is free and open to the public, and will again be broadcast live internationally on FloTrack.org The deepest Women's field to date was announced last week.

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07/18/2017 - 14:40

SAV_11_MoneyShot_web.jpg Billboard chart toppers to perform at finish line festival at Forsyth Park
Annual fall race returns to Savannah the weekend of November 4 – 5, 2017

SAVANNAH –– Indie pop band, Fitz and the Tantrums will headline the 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The band will perform for thousands of runners and spectators at the finish line festival in Forsyth Park for the Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series.

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Thomas, Anderson Win Trailzilla 5 Miler

Date: 
07/18/2017 - 05:13
Date: 
07/18/2017 - 05:13

HAMPTON, VA — Millard Thomas, 49, of Manteo, NC, was the overall winner July 15 of the Trailzilla 5 Miler, finishing in 30:10. Ed Rietscha, 38, of Hampton, VA, was second in 30:32, followed by Ryan Doupe, 31, of Newport News in 31:19.

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Date: 
07/17/2017 - 04:36

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana -- The 50th annual USATF Masters Outdoor Championships closed Sunday with seven American records set on the final day of competition at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track & Field Stadium. Final pending record count fourteen American and four world, per Masters Records Chair Jeff Brower.

Click here for all records.

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Date: 
07/15/2017 - 18:34

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana -- Two-time 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Walter Dix made his USATF Masters debut on Friday, representing the young end of the masters meet spectrum, at USATF Masters Outdoor Championships at LSU.

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07/15/2017 - 18:33

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana -- The 50th anniversary of USATF Masters Outdoor Championships kicked off under inclement weather conditions at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track & Field Stadium, highlighted by 92-year-old Mary Norckauer knocking out the first of her twelve anticipated events.

Norckauer, a Baton Rouge native, approached the 800m with steady determination, finishing the first lap in 3:30.32 and taking the W90 crown with a final time of 7:31.36. She’ll continue her sweep tomorrow starting with the 400m at 1:30 p.m. local time.

The first day of track competition began with 5000m finals for several age groups, including Brent Fields (Covington, Georgia) of Atlanta Track Club who won the M45 group with a finishing time of 16:58.51.

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Date: 
07/15/2017 - 14:59

image1-thumb-autox625-25586.jpgBy Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com

On a Thursday in June, over 500 runners gathered in the twilight evening to run the annual Bloomfield Sunset Classic. The event, contested through the rolling hills of this New Jersey suburb, had a big change put into place for 2017 by Race Director Paul Giuliano. This year the race was renamed after the late, great Marathoner and Coach Tom Fleming, who helped found this charity race 3 decades ago in his hometown.

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Mile Road Race Numbers Increase

Date: 
07/14/2017 - 11:30
Date: 
07/14/2017 - 11:30

The running industry saw a record number of finishers over the mile distance in 2016, according to the latest research from Running USA. Last year, 149,000 runners crossed the finish line of a mile road race, eclipsing the past record of 117,000 set in 2014.

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Date: 
07/14/2017 - 11:22

PBM-Logo-Runner-01-275x119.pngPALM BEACH, FL — The Palm Beach Town Council approved a special event permit request from K2 Sports Ventures Wednesday that will allow the new FITTEAM Palm Beaches Marathon to cross onto the island Dec. 3, 2017, the first time in the history of Palm Beach marathon racing that runners will actually be allowed to run on Palm Beach.

The Council approved a course segment that will cross onto the island at the Flagler Memorial Bridge, wind South along the Cocoanut Row bike trail, turn west at Whitehall Way and then South on the Lake Trail, before crossing back into West Palm Beach at the Royal Park Bridge.

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Date: 
07/13/2017 - 12:53

club.jpgEleven members of the Southern West Virginia Road Runners Club participated -- and ALL placed -- in the 34th Annual Bear Hole Road Race at West Virginia State Park Twin Falls on Saturday, July 8.

Bear Hole plaques were awarded to the top 3 in each category and to the overall male and female winners.

Top row: Erin O’Sullivan, Randy Tephabock, Crisandra Tephabock, Scott Catron, Bruce Blankenship, and Nick Crabtree. Bottom row: Mike Jones, Conor O’Sullivan, Michael O’Sullivan, Terri Scott, and Rachel Erb-Jones. This year the SWVRRC celebrates 40 years of running. Website: http://www.swvrrc.org.

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