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11/09/2013 - 18:00

Michael Banks of Charleston, SC, won the Governor's Cup Half Marathon in Columbia, SC, on Saturday, Nov. 9, with a time of 1:06:26. Second was Kennedy Kemei of Chapel Hill, NC, in 1:06:48, while Tim Jeffreys of Columbia was third in 1:09:36.

Joan Tangwar of Chapel Hill won the women's race in 1:16:58, followed by Marion Kandie of Bowling Green, KY, in 1:18:13, and Laurie Knowles of Charlotte, NC, in 1:18:45.

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World Will Run For Those Who Can't

Date: 
11/09/2013 - 15:56
Date: 
11/09/2013 - 15:56

Along with more than 30 countries on six continents, the USA will host four simultaneous races as part of the 'Wings for Life World Run' on May 4, 2014. Runners around the globe will participate together in support of bringing awareness to spinal cord injury and to fund research for finding a cure. Unlike any other race ever, this global event has no fixed distance or finish line and every runner around the world, from part-time joggers to top professional runners, will start at the exact same time.

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Date: 
11/07/2013 - 15:52

Arlington, VA – In November 2012, the Road Runners Club of America launched their Race Director Certification program, which was developed in partnership Road Race Management, Inc. Leading event directors from around the country, including Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray, worked with the RRCA to develop this affordable education opportunity for anyone interested in putting on a distance running event.

In the first full year of the program, the RRCA has certified fifty race directors, with almost a hundred more currently enrolled in the course and working towards certification.

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Top 3 at Vulcan 10K in Birmingham

Date: 
11/06/2013 - 15:35
Date: 
11/06/2013 - 15:35

Elijah Karanja of Hebron, KY, won the Vucan 10K at Birmingham, AL, on Nov. 2, in a time of 29:01. Closely behind was Emmanuel Bor of Chapel Hill, NC, in 29:04, followed in third place by Patrick Cheptoek of Bowling Green, KY, in 29:31.

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Enjoyment is hearing from you

Date: 
11/06/2013 - 10:47
Date: 
11/06/2013 - 10:47

By Bruce Morrison/Publisher
Larry Miller of Weeki Wachee, Florida is like a lot of runners today who were active when this publication started in 1984. No longer a competitive runner.

It’s not fair that we slow down with age. As Larry put it, “After nearly 30 years of running, the wear on the body and age have caught up with me.” However, he continues to “exercise for health.” I trust that includes some jogging.

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Date: 
11/04/2013 - 16:26

50,304 runners made history as the world’s largest number of marathon finishers

New York—More than 50,000 runners finished the 2013 ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3—the biggest field ever at the event and the largest marathon in history, it was announced today by New York Road Runners President and CEO Mary Wittenberg.

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Date: 
11/04/2013 - 04:50

Running USA wire
Source: New York Road Runners

Meb Keflezighi stops running midrace with quad injury, but continues to finish after 3-minute break

mutai.jpgNEW YORK - With exceptionally high expectaitons for race performance and participant experience, the ING New York City Marathon returned to the streets of this storied city on Sunday, November 3, and it was a triumphant Sunday or two Kenyan marathoners - Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo.

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Date: 
11/03/2013 - 03:40

The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is pleased to announce the 2013 Kids Run the Nation grant recipients. Twenty-five programs throughout the U.S. serving over 4,500 children will receive a total of $20,250 in grants from the RRCA. In addition, the RRCA will donate copies over 10,000 copies of the Kids Run the Nation: A Running Guide for Kids booklet to be given to program participants in thirty-four different programs, an in-kind donation to these programs valued at over $10,000.

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Date: 
11/01/2013 - 19:27

Flemington, N.J. — On a near perfect day for cross country, a record 450 athletes competed in the 2013 USA Masters 5 km Cross Country Championships at Deer Path Park in Flemington, N.J. The previous record participation for this championship was in 2003 when 282 athletes toed the line in Holmdel, N.J. It was a banner day for the athletes from the Atlanta Track Club as they claimed four (4) individual titles and a team title.

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Date: 
10/28/2013 - 09:42

By: Angela Casey for Running USA

Women's winner, soon to deploy, represents U.S. Army Running Team; Ethiopian athlete tops men's results

250px-MCM_Logo.JPGWASHINGTON, D.C. - An 11-member skydiving team carried a 7,800 square foot American flag high above the Start Line of the 38th Marine Corps Marathon. Shortly afterwards, a 105mm Howitzer M2A1 fired the celebratory salute to signify the beginning of the race and over 31,000 runners began their run.

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