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Date: 
04/13/2014 - 19:50

By Larry Eder
RunBlogRun.com

Radcliffe_PaulaFV1-London03-thumb-500x767-5952-thumb-500x767-7720.jpg Traveling around the athletics circuit as I do, one appreciates the truly herculean heights that London marathon has reached in terms of its field development, its support of media and its support of the sport.

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Date: 
04/13/2014 - 18:31

Source: Competitor Group

First time marathoner Himberger wins in debut, Raleigh’s Vegh wins men’s half-marathon; Langan, Bretscher win women’s races; Inaugural event welcomes 12,500 entrants

RALEIGH, NC (April 13, 2014) – Locals dominated the field at the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & ½ Marathon presented by WRAL benefiting The V Foundation for Cancer Research, which debuted under cool, sunny skies in downtown Raleigh.

First time marathoner Paul Himberger, 28, made a statement in his debut, winning in 2 hours, 38 minutes, 57 seconds. Struggling in the final miles, Himberger dug deep to finish, which was his only goal for the day.

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2014 Boston Marathon® Weekend

Date: 
04/11/2014 - 18:21
Date: 
04/11/2014 - 18:21

 
An Outline of What is New for Participants, Spectators, and the Public
 
 
boston.jpgBOSTON – With less than two weeks until the 118th Boston Marathon® on Monday, April 21, 2014, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) outlined changes to this year’s event. As it has since its inception in 1897, the Boston Marathon will be held on Patriots’ Day, a civic holiday commemorating the Battles of Lexington and Concord. For the 29th consecutive year, John Hancock Financial Services is the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual marathon. Participants will follow the historic 26.2-mile course, which starts on Main Street in rural Hopkinton and finishes on Boylston Street in Boston’s Back Bay. This year’s race will see changes in some areas for participants, spectators, and the public, listed below. 

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Date: 
04/10/2014 - 16:27

CRITZ TYBEE RUN FEST

The Critz Tybee Run Fest at Tybee Island, GA, has been named one of the 50 top race events in the USA.

FlipKey.com - the vacation rental part of the leading travel site TripAdvisor, announced that through industry research and traveler feedback, they found the 50 most challenging, iconic and most talked about road races across the country.

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Date: 
04/10/2014 - 15:45

U.S. 1500-meter star will showcase revolutionary running brand

Leomanzano2.jpgRichmond, CA - HOKA ONE ONE® is proud to announce the signing of 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano, who specializes in the 1500-meter and mile distances, to a multi-year agreement.

Manzano, 29, was a five-time NCAA Champion at the University of Texas, and has been ranked among the top three milers in the U.S. for the past seven years.

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Date: 
04/10/2014 - 11:02

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Little Rock Roadrunners Club will have its monthly meeting on Monday, April 21, 2014, at U.S. Pizza in Hillcrest, 2710 Kavanaugh Blvd. The meeting takes place in the upstairs party room at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

Steve Hughes will be speaking about battling osteoarthritis while running, which rendered him inactive athletically from 31-56 years old. Since his 60th birthday, he has completed over 250 marathons and ultras.

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Date: 
04/09/2014 - 13:54

Running USA wire
Source: Boston Marathon

Joan Samuelson, Amby Burfoot, and Gelindo Bordin to run Marathon; Bill Rodgers to serve as grand marshal of the Boston Marathon; Greg Meyer, Jack Fultz, and Uta Pippig to participate in weekend activities

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced that several former champions of the Boston Marathon® will return to participate in events surrounding the 118th Boston Marathon, to be held on Monday, April 21, 2014. Champions Joan Benoit Samuelson (ME; 1979, 1983), Amby Burfoot (CT; 1968), and Gelindo Bordin (ITA; 1990) will join 36,000 entrants in this year’s running of the world’s oldest annual marathon.

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Date: 
04/09/2014 - 11:18

MARATHON, Florida Keys -- A South Florida college student won the overall men's title during the Seven Mile Bridge Run across the Florida Keys Overseas Highway's longest bridge on Saturday April 5.

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Fortius Reveals Top Honors in Shoe Review

Date: 
04/08/2014 - 17:04
Date: 
04/08/2014 - 17:04

Testing the best running shoes available to consumers, the Fortius Media Group, LLC, 2014 Spring Shoe Review gives runners and walkers of all levels the knowledge they need to start their search for the perfect shoe.

"Runners are very lucky. There is very little equipment that is needed. For the past two decades, the partners of Fortius Media Group, including Running Journal, Racing South and Running.Net, have relied on Cregg Weinmann, the RunningProductReviews.Com footwear reviewer, and his team, to suggest the finest running footwear available. Our reviews are now available daily, via social media, on digital and in print.

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Most consecutive Boston Marathons

Date: 
04/07/2014 - 19:00
Date: 
04/07/2014 - 19:00

Bennett Beach of Bethesda, Maryland holds the record for the most consecutive completions of the Boston Marathon -- an amazing 46 straight, including the 2013 race when he was stopped on the course, along with others, because of the bombing.

The Boston Athletic Assocation granted a waiver to runners and Beach was able to continue his streak.

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