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09/17/2018 - 10:40

c136e4ae-720d-402e-841d-7c234f74f7fd-thumb-500xauto-39808.jpgPHILADELPHIA, Pa. (Sept. 16, 2018) - Approximately 11,000 registered runners from age 12 to 88 took to the streets this weekend to participate in the running of the Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon. With a renewed focus on the core pillars of great music in a community environment, runners of all athletic levels enjoyed the sights and sounds of Philadelphia.

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World Marathon Record Smashed by Kenyan

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09/16/2018 - 15:17
Date: 
09/16/2018 - 15:17

BERLIN — Eliud Kipchoge ran an incredible marathon on Sunday, breaking the world record by 78 seconds at the Berlin Marathon.

He finished in 2:01:39.

So complete was his victory that he finished nearly five minutes ahead of the second-place finisher, Amos Kipruto, who ran 2:06:23. Former world record holder Wilson Kipsang was third in 2:06:48.

It was a strong day for Kenya as the women’s winner was Gladys Cherono, who finished in a course record 2:18:11. Ethiopian runners Rutia Aga and Tirunesh Dibaba finished second and third.

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Join the Mission; Pass the Flag!

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09/14/2018 - 13:42
Date: 
09/14/2018 - 13:42

fla.pngHelp pass the Folded American Flag, containing over 10,000 names and/or pictures of those who perished on 9/11, military members and first responders who are no longer here to feel the ground beneath their feet.

Beginning on Saturday, October 6th at 6:45 a.m. the annual "Stride & Ride Relay" will kick off at Boston Logan Airport's 9/11 Memorial. We will be relaying down to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City; continuing on, we will head to the Flight 93 Memorial in Stoystown, Pennsylvania.

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Date: 
09/13/2018 - 11:47

25kBikes_275x275_endurance.jpgElliptiGO Inc., pioneer and world leader in stand up cycling, announced that 25,000 of their bikes are now on the road. Customers all over the globe have embraced the new cycling category the company created with the launch of the world’s first elliptical bicycle in 2010 and, most recently, the world’s first stand up bike (SUB.)

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Date: 
09/12/2018 - 18:39

INDIANAPOLIS -- USA Track & Field is bringing its Hall of Fame induction ceremony back to the USATF Annual Meeting for a Night of Legends gala. The 2018 celebration includes a special tribute to the 1968 Olympic Team as well as the annual Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year.

Slated for Saturday, December 1 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio, the Night of Legends red carpet opens at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and ceremony at 7 p.m. A special autograph opportunity with all of the evening’s honorees will take place immediately after. USATF’s 2018 Nike Coach of the Year, Masters Athlete of the Year, Youth Athlete of the Year and special Best of 2018 Wing Awards will also be among the honorees.

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Kathrine Switzer Honored

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09/11/2018 - 11:55
Date: 
09/11/2018 - 11:55

BOSTON – Long-distance running legend and women’s sports activist Kathrine Switzer is being recognized for her pioneering efforts in running and her career-long contributions to sport through her work as an advocate for women’s sports and healthy living.

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Date: 
09/10/2018 - 17:41

By Tracy Green

GPTempDownload 22.jpg It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s the southeast from May until August, at least, and sometimes longer than that.

We’re training for fall marathons, reciting the mantra “humidity is the poor man’s altitude” and downing electrolytes.

But have you ever gotten late into a long run, somewhere past the 90 minute mark, and found yourself completely confused about how far you have to go before you turn around? Or not sure how you ended up in that neighborhood? Can’t remember that guy’s name as he waves and runs by?

It’s not you. It’s your hydration.

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Date: 
09/07/2018 - 17:08

JR-300x300-275x275.pngNASHVILLE, TN – JackRabbit has completed the acquisition of Nashville based Rhythm Running. In addition, the company announced it is opening two new stores in Houston, Texas and Tampa, Florida. The two new store openings will occur in September.

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Date: 
09/05/2018 - 15:05

210KRTN-logo-403-width-for-Facebook-3-275x212.jpgRRCA grants to forty-seven youth running programs in twenty-six states.

(ARLINGTON, Virginia – September 5, 2018) – The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is pleased to announce the 2018 Kids Run the Nation grant recipients. Forty-seven programs from 26 states, serving nearly 23,000 children, will receive a total of $35,000 in grants from the RRCA. RRCA member clubs and events, along with individual donors, have once again shown their support for gender-inclusive, participation-based running education through their contributions to the Kids Run the Nation Fund. The RRCA will also donate copies of the Program Guide for Teachers, Coaches, and Program Leaders and the Running Guide for Kids booklet to 14 additional programs, an in-kind donation valued at over $5,000.

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Date: 
09/05/2018 - 15:01

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Little Rock Marathon Race directors announced today they will be hosting the National Black Marathoners Association (NBMA) in recognizing their 2019 National Black Distance Running Hall of Fame honorees. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will occur at the 2019 NBMA Annual Summit banquet at the 17thannual Little Rock Marathon on Sat., March 2, 2019. The honorees include: Herman Atkins, Alisa Harvey, Oscar Moore, and the Honorable Mayor Catherine Pugh of Baltimore, MD.

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