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Toxic Smog for Runners

Date: 
11/20/2017 - 14:52
Date: 
11/20/2017 - 14:52

NEW DELHI, INDIA — More than 30,000 runners reportedly braved toxic smog to run the Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday.

The Indian Medical Association had warned that a toxic smog had created a health emergency. Doctors asked citizens to not venture outdoors and the Delhi government said conditions were like a “gas chamber.”

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Braxton Ran for Injured Officer

Date: 
11/20/2017 - 14:51
Date: 
11/20/2017 - 14:51

PORTSMOUTH, VA — Eight-year-old Braxton Lee of Gloucester, VA, ran in a relay at the Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon on Sunday for a very special reason. He was honoring wounded Portsmouth Police Officer Angelina Baaklini, who was shot Nov. 6 while on duty.

The youngster has run races in several states to raise awareness of violence against police officers.

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Preston Breazeale Wins Marathon

Date: 
11/19/2017 - 18:28
Date: 
11/19/2017 - 18:28

MERIDIAN, MS — Preston Breazeale, 21, of Starkville, won the sixth annual Magnolia Marathon on Saturday, Nov. 18, finishing in 3:18:55. William Horn, 25, of Lauderdale, was second in 3:48:48 and Kevin Glauber, 24, of Vicksburg, finished third in 3:50:17.

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Date: 
11/19/2017 - 18:26

Champions Crowned at Spa Running Festival

race22162-logo.bAedoC.pngHOT SPRINGS, AR — Jeremy Provence of Clarksville and Jennifer Sloan of Tulsa were victors in the Spa Running Festival Half Marathon on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Provence finished in 1:21:14.52, followed by Chad Payne, of Harrison, in 1:22:48.05 and John Pankey of Hot Springs in 1:24:21:01.

Jennifer Sloan easily won the female race in 1:36:54.52, followed by Dannielle Hadaway of Louisville, KY, in 1:44:02.83, and Brandy Risner of Hot Springs in 1:45:47.77.

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Date: 
11/19/2017 - 18:25

ATLANTA, GA – Dec. 15-17 in Atlanta will feature the 4th Annual Jeff Galloway Premier Race Weekend. Last year, more than 3,500 men, women and children from around the world participated in the race weekend.

The Jeff Galloway Premier Race Weekend, anchored by the half marathon, is named for U.S. Olympian, best-selling author and one of the country's most recognized experts on running, Jeff Galloway. In addition to the half marathon course, the weekend includes “Barb’s 5K,” named after Jeff’s wife of 39 years, the ‘Fit Kids’ Fun/Run, the “Double G” for those running both the 13.1 and 5K, and a two-day Running/Fitness Expo.

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Date: 
11/17/2017 - 11:03

finalsurge.pngARLINGTON, VA – The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is pleased to announce Final Surge as its diamond sponsor for the 60th Anniversary RRCA Convention, which will be held on April 5-8, 2018 in Washington, DC in conjunction with the Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile race.

In 1958, the RRCA was founded with a few member running clubs. That year, only a handful of road races were held nationwide. The athletes that founded the RRCA felt that the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), the governing body for sport at that time, was not interested in serving the needs of distance runners.

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Date: 
11/17/2017 - 10:58

HCRace1.jpgHATTIESBURG, MISS — Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Rise & Shine Half Marathon and 5K.

The event will be held on Saturday, April 7, at Hattiesburg Clinic’s main campus. Race day activities will begin with the half marathon at 7 a.m. and the 5K at 7:30. Both races start and finish at the clinic. Live entertainment and refreshments will be provided.

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Date: 
11/17/2017 - 05:07

Camille Herron (Warr Acres, Oklahoma) shattered the women’s world record in the 100-mile run Saturday at Vienna, Illinois, to earn USATF Athlete of the Week.

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Derby Festival Offers VIP

Date: 
11/16/2017 - 15:12
Date: 
11/16/2017 - 15:12

Louisville, KY. – The Kentucky Derby Festival is offering runners the ultimate race day with a new VIP Experience Presented by ZEGGZ. This new VIP package is for runners participating it the 2018 miniMarathon/Marathon Presented by Walmart and Humana on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

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Date: 
11/16/2017 - 14:55

MRR_0270-2.jpg New and improved course will feature less hills and new parts of the city
5th annual event returns the weekend of April 7-8, 2018
Event weekend to feature two days of running with 5K and half marathon distances

RALEIGH, NC — Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Half Marathon has unveiled new course changes for the 2018 event. The updated route will feature less hills and showcase new parts of the city to explore. Race weekend returns the weekend of April 7 – 8.

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