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06/05/2009 - 12:57

preclassic-09.giffrom USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Bernard Lagat, Sanya Richards, Stephanie Brown Trafton, LaShawn Merritt and Nick Symmonds will lead many of the world's top athletes Sunday at the 2009 Nike Prefontaine Classic at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene.

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Gay named USATF Athlete of the Week

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06/03/2009 - 15:24
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06/03/2009 - 15:24

00_Gay_Tyson-NYReebok095n6109.jpgffrom USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Tyson Gay has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after running the third-fastest time in history in the men's 200 meters Saturday at the Reebok Grand Prix at Icahn Stadium in New York City.

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06/02/2009 - 16:15

running_day_main_logo_0_0.gifJune 3rd kicks off the inaugural National Running Day. Earlier this year, the United States running industry announced a unified effort to create a day to nationally and locally promote running as a healthy, easy, and accessible form of exercise. Few formal events are planned, but the National Running Day literature says, "Anyone can join in ...

National
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06/02/2009 - 10:51

00_running_day_main_logo_0.gifBOSTON, Mass. – On the occasion of the first ever National Running Day, the Boston Athletic Association and USA Track & Field - New England invite runners and non-runners alike to come run with a legend: Bill Rodgers, a 4-time Boston Marathon champion and the sport's most recognizable running figure.

National
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06/01/2009 - 12:22

running_day_main_logo_0.gifOn Wednesday, June 3, 2009, New Balance, a brand with more than 100 years of heritage in running, will join thousands of runners across the nation to commemorate inaugural National Running Day.

National
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06/01/2009 - 11:31

Gay_Tyson-NYReebok095n6109.jpgFrom IAAF - New York, USA - Tyson Gay ran 19.58 for his first 200m of the year on Saturday evening (30) at the Reebok Grand Prix in New York, becoming the third-fastest 200m runner of all time and getting his 2009 season off to a promising start after a disappointing 2008.

National
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06/01/2009 - 11:25

rnr_0.jpgFrom IAAF - San Diego, USA - Morning drizzle and a deep marine layer greeted more than 16,000 runners at the 12th Rock 'n' Roll Marathon on Sunday (31 May). The overcast skies, combined with no wind and cool temperatures, created near ideal conditions and 2008 women's race champion Yulia Gromova of Russia took full advantage, cruising to a new personal record of 2:27:37 to defend her crown.

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Kogo, Andersson win in Stockholm

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06/01/2009 - 11:22
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06/01/2009 - 11:22

SM09_logo.gifBy Universal Sports - Paul Kipkemei Kogo of Kenya used a second-half surge to win the men's race at the Stockholm Marathon going away yesterday. Kogo crossed the finish line in the 1912 Olympic Stadium in 2 hours, 15 minutes, 35 seconds, more than seven minutes ahead of runner-up Benjamin Serem, who finished second in 2:22:51.

National
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05/29/2009 - 13:50

reebokgpeventLogo.pngNEW YORK, N.Y. (May 29, 2009) – World champion Tyson Gay, Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown, Olympic silver medalists Jenn Stuczysnki and Richard Thompson, former World Champion Lauryn Williams and Sweden's Olympic gold medalist Carolina Klüft were in New York yesterday to preview this weekend's meet.

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05/29/2009 - 13:48

00_reebokgpeventLogo.pngfrom IAAF - New York, USA - Tyson Gay, the 2007 World champion at 100m and 200m, and Asafa Powell, the former World 100m record holder would like a moment of your attention.

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Gay returns to 200m at Reebok Grand Prix

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05/29/2009 - 13:46
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05/29/2009 - 13:46

Gay_TysonQH-USOlyT08rn-5-29-09.jpgfrom USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - In his first 200m race on American soil since the disastrous 200m quarter-final at the Olympic Trials, Tyson Gay will look to reclaim the form that won him the 2007 100 and 200 World Championship titles when he competes Saturday at the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix at Icahn Stadium on

National
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05/29/2009 - 13:41

00_rnr.jpgSan Diego , CA -- May 28, 2009 -- For it's last year finishing at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD), the 2009 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon will feature one of the most exciting professional fields in the history of the event. Headlining this year's elite field is American Dan Browne, who recently moved to Chula Vista, Calif. Browne won his third U.S.

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05/29/2009 - 13:35

frw_logo.gifRunners from Ethiopia, Kenya, Burundi and South Africa to Compete at Prestigious 5k in Albany, NY on May 30 - ALBANY, NY (May 21, 2009) — In the four years the Freihofer’s Run for Women has been open to international athletes, only one African athlete (Asmae Leghzaoui, 2005) has ever won the coveted title and the $10,000 first place check.

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O'Connor named Athlete of the Week

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05/28/2009 - 13:55
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05/28/2009 - 13:55

15_usatfheader.jpgfrom USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Nadine O'Connor has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after breaking her own age-group world record in the women's pole vault Saturday at the California Striders Meet of Champions at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, Calif.

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05/27/2009 - 19:37

03_teamusamn_logo.gifMinneapolis/St. Paul - May 28, 2009 - Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners will run in competitions on May 30, with three traveling to New York City for the Reebok Grand Prix meet and one to Des Moines for the 30th annual Dam to Dam 20k.

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05/27/2009 - 13:35

Wariner_Jeremy1-Carson09rn-527-09.jpgNew York, NY, – Three-time Olympic gold medalist Jeremy Wariner has been added to the already impressive list of World and Olympic champions slated to compete at the Reebok Grand Prix.

National
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05/27/2009 - 13:23

running_day_main_logo.gifrunning USA wire - NEW YORK - (May 22, 2009) - In celebration of the inaugural National Running Day, running organizations and enthusiasts alike are planning local events on Wednesday, June 3, to encourage Americans of all ages and fitness levels to lace up their shoes, go for a run, and invite a friend to jo

National
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05/27/2009 - 13:17

Famiglietti_Anthony-Kidney09rn-52709.jpgBy Joe Battaglia / Universal Sports - Anthony Famiglietti packed his bags and headed to the airport.

He figured, what else was there left to do?

After turning in his worst steeplechase race in about six years at the 2007 USA Outdoor Championships, he wasn’t about to sit around Indianapolis wallowing in his fourth-place finish and missed opportunity to compete at the World Championships.

National
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05/27/2009 - 13:09

00_grandmas-marathon.jpgSign Up Online at www.GrandmasMarathon.com - (Duluth, Minn.) Time is running out for runners to sign up for next month’s 33rd annual Grandma's Marathon. Less than a week remains until registration for the nation’s 13th largest marathon closes June 1.

National
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05/26/2009 - 11:26

lam_logo_6_1.gifLOS ANGELES, California, May 25, 2009 – Even in marathon circles, Wesley Korir’s name was not well known before Monday’s Los Angeles Marathon, presented by Honda. It is now.

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