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07/02/2018 - 11:17

Club Unveils New Identity for City at Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo

ATLANTA – Atlanta Track Club has declared Atlanta as Running City USA. In an unveiling at the Peachtree Health & Fitness Expo ahead of the 49th AJC Peachtree Road Race, the Club launched its new campaign and staked Atlanta’s claim as one of the country’s top running and walking destinations.

“We believe this is Running City USA,” said Atlanta Track Club Executive Director Rich Kenah. “Between the history of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, our 29,000 member-strong organization, the 125,000 people who finish Atlanta Track Club races each year, a thriving youth running community and the future of Atlanta’s pedestrian infrastructure, there’s no better place in this country to be a runner or walker.”

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Sparks, Moore Win 10K

Date: 
07/01/2018 - 20:24
Date: 
07/01/2018 - 20:24

ASHLAND, KY — Eric Sparks won the Summer Motion 10K in 37:38. Missy Moore was female winner in 40:41 in the Saturday, June 30 event.
Second and third overall finishers were Grant Chaffin (39:48) and Jack Ditty (40:28).

In the 5K, Jacob Nakamura was the winner in 18:10, followed by Scott Hamm (18:39) and Jake Crawford (20:43). Female winner was Saige Foster in 24:44.

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06/29/2018 - 05:15

Harvey Lewis Expected to Finish 2,198 Mile Journey in 46 Days on July 14.

RoadID_Harvey_275x275.jpgCOVINGTON, KY – Harvey Sweetland Lewis has covered many miles of the Appalachian Trail since May 30, and is nearing record setting pace to arrive in Mount Katahdin, Maine on July 14.

This Fastest Known Time (FKT) has become one of the most contested, coveted accolades in ultra running and has been broken in recent years by Scott Jurek and Carl Metzler. Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy set the current record last summer in 45 days, 12 hours and 15 minutes. Harvey’s support team has been led by his 78-year-old dad and includes countless friends, family, fellow ultra runners and strangers who have been encouraging him along the trail and on social media. ROAD iD has joined Harvey to document his journey.

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Date: 
06/28/2018 - 12:31

viking-charlottesville-feature-1-275x164.jpgCHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — America Multi-Sport, Inc., with our partners Charlottesville Multisports Events, will be hosting Viking Dash Trail Run: Charlottesville on December 8, 2018, at Walnut Creek Park in Virginia. Trail Runners and Hikers will be able to participate in the 5km, 10km, 15km, and Half Marathon distance events.

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06/28/2018 - 12:15

Gwen Jorgensen, Lopez Lomong to chase U.S. titles in Atlanta

June 28, 2018 – ATLANTA – 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Gwen Jorgensen (Portland, OR) will chase a national title at the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4 in Atlanta, which for the second consecutive year will serve as the USATF 10 km Championship for men and women. Jorgensen, the reigning Olympic triathlon champion as well as the 2014 and 2015 World Champion has retired from triathlon to pursue professional running.

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06/27/2018 - 10:59

dsc05130_42974720202_o-thumb-autox750-36944.jpgGatorade winner gets surprise honor from prior winner Sydney McLaughlin.

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Katelyn Tuohy of North Rockland High School (Thiells, NY) as its 2017-18 Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Tuohy was surprised with the news by 2016-2017 National Girls Track & Field Winner and Female Athlete of the Year Sydney McLaughlin. Tuohy is the first athlete in history to win the Gatorade Player of the Year national title for two different sports, cross country and track & field.

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Date: 
06/26/2018 - 09:50

DES MOINES, Iowa — Thunderstorms didn’t dampen the final day’s competition at the USATF Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium, as more facility records were set amongst the impressive performances at Drake Stadium.

In total, athletes set one American record (women’s hammer throw), three world leads (men’s 100m, women’s 20k race walk and women’s hammer throw), two USATF Championship records (women’s triple jump, women’s 20,000m race walk) and 14 Drake Stadium records over the course of four days.

American record holder and Olympic silver medalist Evan Jager (Algonquin, Illinois) claimed his seventh USATF title after winning the Michelob ULTRA men’s 3,000 steeplechase.

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Date: 
06/26/2018 - 09:36

By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com

IMG_1239-thumb-autox537-36880.jpgIn an illustrious career, Deena Kastor has utilized not just the physical preparations to become one of the world's greatest distance runners. Kastor's positivity and optimism have played just as much a role as well, and it shows!

17-Time USA Champion in Cross country, on the roads and the track.
2-Time World Cross Country Silver Medalist
2004 Olympic Bronze Medalist, Marathon

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Date: 
06/24/2018 - 18:33

DES MOINES, Iowa — DeAnna Price launched herself back to the top as she reclaimed her hammer throw American record on day three of the USATF Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium.

Fans can watch a replay on NBC Sports Gold and click https://results.usatf.org/2018Outdoors/ for complete results.

Price (Moscow Mills, Missouri) reclaimed her American record, tossing the hammer 78.12m/256-3 enroute to her first USATF Championship in the women’s hammer throw. She took the lead on her opening attempt and never looked back. The world leader shined in finals with all three throws over 76m. Defending champion Gwen Berry (St. Louis, Missouri) broke the then-American record earlier this month and finished second today with a toss of 72.99/239-5.

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Green, Thomas Win 5 Miler

Date: 
06/22/2018 - 16:27
Date: 
06/22/2018 - 16:27

MORGANTOWN, KY — Jordan Green was the first four-time winner in the 37 year history of the Green River 5 Mile Run/Walk held June 16, finishing in 29:47. Brian Collins was second in 31:45.

Belle Thomas was the female winner for the third time and finished third overall in the race. Her time was 33:27.

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