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05/16/2008 - 14:07

usatriathlonlcnats08logo.jpg Elite and age group athletes will converge in Auburn, Calif., referred to locally as the “Endurance Capital of the World,” this weekend for the 2008 USA Triathlon Long Course Duathlon National Championship.

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IAAF Announces Pistorius Eligible

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05/16/2008 - 14:04
Date: 
05/16/2008 - 14:04

The IAAF is pleased to announce that the Court of Arbitration for Sport ("CAS") this afternoon has declared that Oscar Pistorius (RSA) is eligible to compete in competitions under IAAF Rules.

National
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05/16/2008 - 14:02

This Saturday, Washington, DC will host its first NewBalance Wondergirl 5K run at 7:30 a.m. Program participants, parents, and volunteers will join together to run the Hains Point course on what is expected to be a great day! The inaugural wondergirl 5K race will bring together more than 200 girls from public, charter, and private schools across the city.

National
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05/16/2008 - 13:58

BEAVERTON, OR (May 13, 2008) –Nike today announced that its Nike Team Nationals (NTN) team cross-country championship will expand this year to include individuals, becoming Nike Cross Nationals (NXN). The Nike Team Nationals event, which began in 2004, featured the 22 best teams of each gender selected via a series of regional qualifying events.

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Regional Race Report: Angel Kisses 5K (VA)

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05/15/2008 - 13:24
Date: 
05/15/2008 - 13:24

angel08foley.JPG Top ranked master Linda Foley (46) of Oak Hill, VA wins another race outright (19:19).

National
Date: 
05/15/2008 - 13:21

At the 30th DICK'S Sporting Goods BolderBOULDER on Monday, May 26, U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials champions Ryan Hall and Deena Kastor will lead the men's and women's American teams in the International Team Challenge. Over the last six Challenges, the U.S. women have had good success with four team titles (2002, '03, '05 and '06) to their credit, while the U.S.

National
Date: 
05/14/2008 - 17:20

knight08headshot.jpg New York - May 14, 2008 -- Patience Knight, an NCAA Division I track & field thrower at Texas Tech, has been named the 2008 recipient of the 20th annual Honda Inspiration Award. This award is given annually to an outstanding female college athlete who has overcome adversity to excel in her sport.

National
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05/14/2008 - 15:22

On Saturday, May 17 at 8:00 am, the Global Running Club (GRC) will present the Run To End Domestic Violence 5K. The race will be held in Fort Washington Park in Maryland.

National
Date: 
05/14/2008 - 15:19

A short snow storm blew in just as the 85 runners were getting ready to start of the second annual Dandelion Dash 5K Family Fun Run/Walk in Carbondale on Saturday, May 10.

National
Date: 
05/14/2008 - 15:16

Seven women ranked among the top 10 in the world - including the last three World Champions - are expected to toe the starting line at the adidas Track Classic for what may
be the best 100-meter dash of the year before the Olympic final, organizers announced.

National
Date: 
05/13/2008 - 06:35

flyingpig08winners.jpg CINCINNATI (May 4, 2008) - The largest field in Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon history saw 33-year-old Andy Martin of Bend, OR, take the men's overall marathon title at the 10th anniversary running of the Marathon on Sunday, May 4th in a time of 2:30:40.

National
Date: 
05/13/2008 - 06:27

depaulrelay08logo.jpg The DePaul men's and women's track and field program announced that DePaul Alum and former Olympian Mabel Landry Staton will be recognized at the inaugural running of The DePaul Relays on Wednesday, May 14 at Lane Stadium in Chicago, IL.

National
Date: 
05/13/2008 - 06:20

boulevard10K08crane.jpg Steve Crane of Silver Spring, MD and Caroline White of College Park, MD were the top male and female finishers in the Battle of the Boulevard 10K in Arlington, VA. Crane won for the second consecutive year and established a new course record of 31:45. White's winning women's time of 37:49 was also a course record.

National

RN.TV - 2008 Fifth Third Bank Run

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05/12/2008 - 17:04
Date: 
05/12/2008 - 17:04

RNTV.jpg Brian Sell won the 31 edition of the Fifth Third River Bank Run, holding off a strong field. This is the third time he has won the USA 25K National Championship, but the first time he has won the event. Wellay Weldglyorges finished second. On the women's side, Caroline Chepakorir won with a fine 1:29:32.

National
Date: 
05/12/2008 - 10:08

Heather King (Orlando, FL), 33, won the Disney's Women Run the World 15K during the 3rd Disney's Minnie Marathon Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando. Running in her first 15K race, King was hardly challenged during the 9.3 mile course as she posted a time of 1:00:49 to win by nearly two minutes.

National
Date: 
05/12/2008 - 10:06

The Rocky Mountain Half Marathon is honored to welcome world-renowned elite running athlete and local phenomenon Alan Culpepper to run its half marathon event scheduled for Sunday, June 8, 2008. Double the runners from 2007 are expected to take to the streets of Denver's Riverfront Park for the fourth annual 2008 Rocky Mountain Half Marathon & McDonald's Women's 8K.

National
Date: 
05/12/2008 - 09:58

prague08mungara.jpg PRAGUE, May 11, 2008 -- Kenyan male Kenneth Mburu Mungara and Russian woman Natalya Yulamanova braved warm temperatures on Sunday to claim the 14th edition of the Volkswagen Prague Marathon.

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Sell Wins Third USA 25K Championship

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05/11/2008 - 07:46
Date: 
05/11/2008 - 07:46

SellOlympicTrials07.jpg Sunny skies and ideal conditions of 42 degrees and calm winds met athletes for the 15th running of the Fifth Third River Bank Run 25K in Grand Rapids, MI.

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U.S. 25K Championships This Weekend

Date: 
05/09/2008 - 15:14
Date: 
05/09/2008 - 15:14

00_SellOlympicTrials07.jpg Brian Sell (Rochester Hills, MI) will look to defend his men's national title and Kristin Price (Raleigh, NC) will lead the women's field Saturday at the 15th running of the USA 25 km Championships in Grand Rapids, MI. The Championships are held in conjunction with the Fifth Third River Bank Run.

National
Date: 
05/09/2008 - 15:10

SpiritChallenge_2008_4.jpg The Steamboat Springs Running Series got underway on May 3 with the 23rd annual Spirit Challenge 5K/10K. Derek Leidigh won the men's 5-kilometer in 19:37.

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