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Date: 
07/01/2010 - 08:46

Kitwara, Chepkurui to defend Peachtree titles; Trafeh, Moran, Smyth top Americans for USA Men's 10K Championship; guaranteed prize purse exceeds $110,000 for 4th of July tradition

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ATLANTA - (June 30, 2010) - Keeping with tradition, a world class men's and women's field will toe the line at the start of the 41st running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race on Sunday, July 4. For the third time in the past four years, the AJC Peachtree Road Race will also host the USA Men's 10K Championship as well as serve as the 2010 Professional Road Running Organization's (PRRO) Race of Champions.

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Peachtree City Running Club

Date: 
06/23/2010 - 13:52
Date: 
06/23/2010 - 13:52

The Peachtree City Running Club
P.O. Box 2377, Peachtree City, GA 30269
www.ptcrc.com

PTCRC Logo.jpgFounded by a group of runners in 1981, the Peachtree City Running Club has become one of the largest and most active clubs in the southeast. The club was formed to promote and stimulate an interest in the sport of running; to encourage physical exercise, sportsmanship, and friendship; and to encourage individual members to strive for proficiency, conditioning, and safety.

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ShamRockers USA

Date: 
06/23/2010 - 09:45
Date: 
06/23/2010 - 09:45

ShamRockersUSA Trains Youth to Run,
Gain Confidence With Graduate Programs
By DIANE LYONS
13.1@ShamRockersUSA.com

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ShamRockersUSA, Inc. was formed in 2007 in Sarasota, FL, to “Teach Teens to Run Half Marathons Around the World.” From the ‘Elite,’ the original seven young men who ran the Walt Disney World Half Marathon in 2008, ShamRockersUSA grew into a non-profit corporation created solely for kids 10 to 18.

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A New Outlook

Date: 
06/15/2010 - 14:29
Date: 
06/15/2010 - 14:29

By Richard Ferguson, Ph.D/Running Journal/June 2010

It’s as if you’re running in quicksand. Each race you run the same old pace, same old times, and have the same old feelings of frustration. How often have you been working hard in training and competition, yet you just don’t seem to see any improvement? It’s not that you’re really getting slower, it’s just that you don’t seem to be getting any faster.

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Date: 
06/08/2010 - 08:57

Running USA Wire
New 2011 race enhancements include reward of free admission to a Walt Disney World Resort theme park for marathon runners, plus first-ever online voting to select new race medal; race registration underway after record marathon weekend exceeded 55,500 in 2010

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - (June 1, 2010) - In addition to a tremendous sense of accomplishment, a magical reward will await everyone who completes the 2011 Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Cigna: a new Mickey Mouse race medal and a free day at Disney.

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Running With A Purpose

Date: 
05/06/2010 - 14:34
Date: 
05/06/2010 - 14:34

By Lee Fidler/Running Journal/May 2010
Lenny and I were reviewing his training week prior to the group interval workout on Wednesday evening. His previous week had produced a new wrinkle. He had run intervals with a group from the track club the day before. In this piece, we will consider purpose.

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Running USA Inaugural Half-Marathon Report

Date: 
05/06/2010 - 09:58
Date: 
05/06/2010 - 09:58

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U.S. half-marathons grew more than 20% in 2009; overall, 13.1 mile finishers surpass 1 million mark for the first time and other half-marathon records set last year

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - (May 5, 2010) - With its astounding growth over the past decade, the half-marathon merits its own annual report like Running USA's popular annual marathon report. Since 2003, the half-marathon has been the fastest growing road race distance in the U.S., and for four consecutive years (2006-09), the number of 13.1 mile finishers in this country has grown by 10% or more each year.

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Date: 
04/26/2010 - 05:59

Running USA Wire
Cox, Thompson half-marathon titlists; 32,400 plus entrants brave inclement weather
By Dan Cruz, Competitor Group

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (April 24, 2010) - For the first time in its 11-year history, an American has won the Country Music Marathon. On Saturday morning, Ilsa Paulson, of New York City, was the first woman to break the tape on the 26.2-mile course with a time of 2 hours, 33 minutes, 41 seconds.

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Setting The Pace To Curb Obesity

Date: 
04/15/2010 - 14:17
Date: 
04/15/2010 - 14:17

By CAROLYN MATHER, RN, PhD/Running Journal/March 2010
I have recently been reflecting on the ever-increasing obesity numbers. I find it difficult to believe that with all of the advances in our modern world and modern medicine, our children may not have the life expectancy that we now have as adults. So many of our health problems are directly related to lifestyle and our society seems to be passing this on to our youngsters.

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Date: 
04/13/2010 - 14:20

"The People's Marathon" Captures 30,000 Participants in Under Six Days

QUANTICO, VA - (April 13, 2010) - At near record pace, the 35th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) today sold out at 11:57 a.m. Eastern, with 30,000 participants registered to run on October 31. The MCM opened to the public on April 7 reaching full capacity in just under six days, marking the third fastest registration.

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