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Date: 
02/17/2013 - 16:32

The Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run will play host to the Women’s USA 10 Mile Championships, presented by America’s Credit Union, on April 7, USA Track & Field and meet organizers announced. The race will be held at the 41st running of the Runners Rite of Spring in Washington, D.C.

"The Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run has been a spring institution for road runners for more than four decades," Max Siegel, CEO of USATF said. "We are thrilled to bring our Women's 10 Mile Championship to the nation's capital for what is sure to be a great day for elite women's racing."

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Florida Iron Horse ultra results

Date: 
02/17/2013 - 16:31
Date: 
02/17/2013 - 16:31

Southern runners did well in the Iron Horse ultra runs Feb. 9 at Florahome, Florida.

Mike Morton, 41, of Florida won the 100-mile run in 13:14:31. Danny Williams, 41, and Scott Weisspfennig, 27, both of Florida, were the first two finishers in the 100K, and Lara Zoeller, 28, of Georgia was the female winner. In the 50-mile race, Kevin Dolan, 26, of Florida finished second.

Complete results of all three races:
http://www.ironhorse100kmclub.com/results.html

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adidas Boost, video of revolutionary shoe

Date: 
02/14/2013 - 12:37
Date: 
02/14/2013 - 12:37

A revolutionary cushioning technology has been unveiled by adidas called "Energy Boost."
Claiming the "highest energy return in the running industry," adidas says the new shoe
addresses a fundamental need: everyone wants more energy.
Click on the link below for a video presentation.

http://youtube.googleapis.com/v/w2WDVs-_fBo&rel=1

At a global launch event Feb. 13, adidas introduced a new way to run by unveiling its latest running innovation Energy Boost. Part of a new adidas segment called Energy Running, the shoe features BOOST™, a revolutionary cushioning technology which provides the highest energy return in the running industry.

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adidas BOOST™ changes running forever

Date: 
02/14/2013 - 05:24
Date: 
02/14/2013 - 05:24

At a global launch event Feb. 13, adidas introduced a new way to run by unveiling its latest running innovation Energy Boost. Part of a new adidas segment called Energy Running, the shoe features BOOST™, a revolutionary cushioning technology which provides the highest energy return in the running industry.

adidas helps make athletes better. With our new Boost foam, we are addressing a fundamental insight: everyone wants more energy. Whether you're running a marathon, training for an upcoming season or just trying to get back in shape, our revolutionary Boost cushioning foam provides the highest energy return in any running products,” says Eric Liedtke, Head of Sport Performance, “Energy Boost will reset the running industry and pave the way for all future performance footwear.”

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Date: 
02/13/2013 - 17:48

RRCA National Race Shirt Contest - Prove You Had the Best Shirt in 2012

Arlington, VA - The RRCA is pleased to announce the 5th Annual RRCA National Race Shirt Contest. This is an opportunity to showcase your event from a little different angle. The RRCA is seeking shirts (long or short sleeve, cotton or performance) from 2012 events hosted by RRCA members. Only one shirt per event is needed, size does not matter. A club hosting multiple events can submit entries for multiple races.

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Date: 
02/13/2013 - 17:43

NEW YORK – In its biggest single-event sponsorship in more than a decade, USA Track & Field on Wednesday announced that it will launch the .US National Road Racing Championships in the fall of 2013. The announcement marks the beginning of a three-year partnership between USATF and Neustar, the administrator of the .US top-level domain, to initiate and grow a national-championship, mass-participation road race.

The 12-kilometer (12 km) event will be a season-capping race to the USA Running Circuit (USARC), a series of races that annually provides nearly $1 million in prize money to American runners. The .US National Road Racing Championships alone will provide a combined $100,000 prize purse for men and women.

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Runners Rock the Roads of Sunny St. Pete

Date: 
02/12/2013 - 15:35
Date: 
02/12/2013 - 15:35

Phillps, Yaremczuk win 2nd annual Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Pete Half Marathon; Sean Kingston performs top-hits as headliner at finish line festival; Reality TV star Roberto Martinez returns to hometown to complete first half-marathon

ST. PETE, FL– On a perfect Florida morning, the 2nd annual Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Pete Half Marathon transformed the waterfront streets of St. Petersburg into a 13.1-mile community block party. With warmer running conditions than last year’s chilly inaugural event, Jon Phillips from Brooklyn, New York, finished in first place overall with a time of 1 hour, 14 minutes and 23 seconds, while Canadian Natasha Yaremczuk took first place among the women in 1:20:03.

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Date: 
02/11/2013 - 17:47

The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has acquired the RunPro.com website (www.RunPro.com) and the RunPro Camp and will operate the two entities as official RRCA programs.

RunPro.com and the RunPro Camp were developed by Team USA Minnesota with the support of a 2010 Excellence Challenge Grant from USA Track & Field. The purpose of the RunPro effort is to be the go-to source that assists promising young distance runners make the transition from collegiate to professional running.

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Date: 
02/06/2013 - 17:57

Is on Track for Sneaker Recycling Record

WASHINGTON —National Geographic Kids magazine today claimed the Guinness World Records® title for the most people running 100 meters in 24 hours, and magazine staff laid out 16,407 shoes at National Geographic Society headquarters in an attempt to set the title for the largest collection of shoes to recycle.

Through the magazine’s Run for the Planet program, National Geographic Kids invited kids and families around the world to show that they care about the planet and their health by setting two Guinness World Records, one for running and one for recycling used sneakers. A total of 30,914 people around the world ran 100 meters in support of the running record.

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Date: 
02/04/2013 - 17:59

ST. LOUIS – Shalane Flanagan used her superior strength to pull away from the rest of the women’s open field while Chris Derrick bested a loaded men’s open race as each claimed USA Cross Country titles Saturday at Forest Park.

In addition to awarding national championships for competitors in men’s and women’s junior, open and masters competition, spots on Team USA for the World Cross Country Championships, scheduled for March 24 in Bydgoszcz, Poland, were also on the line for the top six finishers in the junior and senior races. Complete results from Saturday’s races can be found here.

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