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07/26/2018 - 14:31

AbbottWMM-275x102.jpgAbbott World Marathon Majors (AbbottWMM) has announced a new “Reach For The Stars” campaign which celebrates every runner who has completed one of the world’s six greatest marathons.

More than two million results dating back to 2006 from the BMW Berlin, Bank of America Chicago, TCS New York City, Tokyo, BAA Boston and Virgin Money London Marathons have been compiled into one central directory that connects the global community of marathon runners – the Six Star System.

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07/25/2018 - 18:32

Reigning USATF Outdoors 5,000m champion Shelby Houlihan (Sioux City, Iowa) set a pending new American record in 14:34.45 while competing in Heusden, Belgium. Houlihan, who also won the 1500m USATF Outdoors title this year, improved upon her previous PR by over twenty seconds (15:00.37).

The new AR breaks Shannon Rowbury’s previous 5,000m record of 14:38.92 set in 2016.

The U.S. dominated the field in Belgium, with top ten performances by Molly Huddle, Karissa Schweizer, Marielle Hall, Vanessa Fraser, Sarah Pagano and Emily Sisson.

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07/25/2018 - 17:06

LITTLE ROCK, AR – For the 16th consecutive year, Baptist Health will serve as the presenting sponsor of the 2019 Little Rock Half Marathon. The Little Rock Half Marathon, presented by Baptist Health, is part of the 17th Annual Little Rock Marathon Race Weekend, presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, to be held March 2 – 4 in downtown Little Rock and benefits Little Rock Parks & Recreation.

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07/24/2018 - 10:51

RALEIGH, NC — Sir Walter Running will present the deepest Men’s and Women’s field to date to compete at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler. The event returns in its fifth year Aug. 3 at the Meredith College Track. The 2018 event will again feature Elite Men’s and Women’s Mile races, and a pair of local races: a Run Club Mile, and a Run Club 4×400 meter Relay. The Sir Walter Miler is free and open to the public, and will again be broadcast live internationally on FloTrack.

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07/23/2018 - 11:51

GAFFNEY, SC — James Quattlebaum and Shawanna White were overall winners of the Gaffney Peach Festival 10K on Saturday, July 21.

Quattlebaum, 22, of Greenville, raced home in 34:32. He was followed by Eric Westog of Davidson, NC, in 34:58, and Brett Morley of Greenville in 35:08.

White, 38, of Columbia, was female winner in 37:58. Second was Lauren Westug in 38:27, while 14-year-old McKinley Weisman was third in 39:40.

Male masters champ was Orinthal Striggles of Columbia in 35:30. Bernard Vermeersch was second in 37:51, followed by Kevin Goehring in 39:18.

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NOTC 55th Anniversary Race

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07/23/2018 - 11:51
Date: 
07/23/2018 - 11:51

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Track Club 55th Anniversary Races of 3 Miles and Kids' Half Mile will be held Sunday, Aug. 5, at Garden of Memories, Metairie.

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USAA Grand Prix Returns to Camp Lejeune

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07/19/2018 - 16:14
Date: 
07/19/2018 - 16:14

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC — The 2019 USAA Grand Prix Series will return with the anticipated races in 2019. The USAA Grand Prix Series is the area’s most extensive race series that offers elements that no other running series does:

Compete with America’s toughest fighting force, United States Marines;
Run trails and training courses used by Marines; and

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Date: 
07/19/2018 - 15:46

ATLANTA – On July 4, 2019 the Atlanta Track Club, the city of Atlanta, the state of Georgia and the global running and walking community will celebrate the 50th running of the iconic AJC Peachtree Road Race, one of the city's greatest treasures.

Atlanta Track Club, organizer of the Peachtree, announced its 50-week celebration and the countdown to race day by unveiling the event logo and announcing three major initiatives to mark the milestone.

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07/18/2018 - 12:55

CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that two of the fastest women in U.S. history, Amy Cragg and Laura Thweatt, will join previously announced American Jordan Hasay to compete for the top spot on the podium at the 41st annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Cragg, a two-time Olympian, and Thweatt, the 2015 U.S. Cross Country champion and 2018 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K champion, make the 2018 Chicago Marathon the deepest American women’s field in Chicago’s storied history.

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Meb at 2019 Yuengling Weekend

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07/18/2018 - 12:32
Date: 
07/18/2018 - 12:32

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Participants and spectators can expect a legendary athlete at the 2019 Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend in Virginia Beach. J&A Racing announced today that Meb Keflezighi will serve as a pacer for the Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon as well as make special appearances throughout St. Patrick’s Day Weekend.

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