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50-year-old Qualifier

Date: 
01/11/2018 - 11:52
Date: 
01/11/2018 - 11:52

Molly Friel of Fresno, California is a 50-year-old runner. She is going to run in the Olympic Marathon Trials.

Friel qualified at the California International Marathon in December, finishing in a remarkable 2:43:57, well under the 2:45 qualifying time.

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Date: 
01/10/2018 - 12:08

NEW YORK — Hearst has announced completion of its purchase of Rodale global health and wellness publications, including Runner’s World magazine. Hearst owns nearly 300 magazines around the world.

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Chinese Champ Doping Ban

Date: 
01/09/2018 - 12:49
Date: 
01/09/2018 - 12:49

The Chinese National Games women’s marathon champion has received an 8-year ban by the Chinese Athletics Association.

Wang Jiali tested positive for EPO last year in an out-of-competition doping test by the country’s anti-doping agency.

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Florida RRCA 5K Championship

Date: 
01/08/2018 - 10:41
Date: 
01/08/2018 - 10:41

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL — The 38th annual Matanzas 5000 race will be held Jan. 27 as the 2018 Florida RRCA 5K State Championship.

Hosted by the Ancient City Road Runners, race profits go to St. Johns County high school and middle school cross country teams. Since 2002, the running club has donated over $200,000 to these schools’ running programs. Info: 1stplacesports.com

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Jan. 27 Big Day in Jackson

Date: 
01/06/2018 - 16:58
Date: 
01/06/2018 - 16:58

JACKSON, MS — Blues Music is happy music and there will be a lot of it Jan. 27 at the Mississippi Blues Marathon events. Blues musicians will at the starting line, on the course, and elsewhere at the famous musical races.

Last year’s event was cancelled by an extremely rare ice storm and officials are determined to put on great races in traditional Deep South weather in Jackson.

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Arkansas RRCA Grand Prix 2018

Date: 
01/04/2018 - 16:29
Date: 
01/04/2018 - 16:29

The Arkansas Grand Prix is for everyone, regardless of speed. The 20-race series is a great way to tour Arkansas, meet runners, and help your local running club in team competition. You must be a cuirrent member of an Arkansas RRCA club.

Details about the Grand Prix rules are at www.arkrrca.com.

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Fitbit to sponsor Miami Marathon

Date: 
12/27/2017 - 14:34
Date: 
12/27/2017 - 14:34

MIAMI, FL — Fitbit has become the sponsor of the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon, which will be held Jan. 28.

Officials hope to attract as many as 25,000 runners to the 16th annual event.

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RRCA Convention April 5-8

Date: 
12/26/2017 - 16:38
Date: 
12/26/2017 - 16:38

The 60th RRCA National Convention will be held April 5-8 in the metropolitan Washington, DC area in conjunction with the Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Race. The start and finish is at the Washington Monument grounds.

Additional information at RRCA.org.

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Gasparilla Race Weekend Feb. 24-25

Date: 
12/26/2017 - 16:38
Date: 
12/26/2017 - 16:38

TAMPA, FL — The Gasparilla Distance Classic Association has donated over $5 million to Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa, Big Brothers Big Sister of Tampa Bay, Friends of Tampa Recreation and youth running programs. The Gasparilla Distance Classic Weekend, which began in 1978, will be held Feb. 24-25. Click on the banner on this website to go to registration.

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Little Rock Medal Over 2 lbs

Date: 
12/22/2017 - 12:35
Date: 
12/22/2017 - 12:35

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Little Rock Marathon unveiled its 2018 finisher’s medals as it makes preparations for another sell-out event, confirming the race is quickly reaching its participant limit.

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