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08/12/2009 - 14:58

grandmas.gifGarry Bjorklund Half Marathon Entries to 250 Finishers - (Duluth, Minn.) If you are looking to secure a spot in next June’s Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, you most likely will not find a better chance! The 3rd annual Grandma’s Minnesota Mile Duluth is Sunday, Sept. 13, and 250 finishers will be randomly selected to receive a guaranteed entry into the 20th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon on June 19, 2010.

National
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08/12/2009 - 14:50

10_teamusamn_logo.gifMinneapolis/St. Paul - Aug. 11, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor will be among the competitors in the women's 10,000 meter race at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Aug. 15. The race is on the first day of Worlds, which begins on the 15th and concludes on Aug. 23 in Berlin, Germany.

National
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08/12/2009 - 14:48

Benoit_Joan-Boston08RN3-18_0_0_0_0.jpgTORONTO. August 11th. Joan Benoit Samuelson, who won the first ever Olympic Marathon for women in Los Angeles 25 years ago last week, has confirmed that she will return to Toronto for the 20th Anniversary celebrations of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon & Half, September 25th-27th weekend.

National
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08/11/2009 - 11:49

berlin-logosmall.giffrom USATF - BERLIN - Maggie Vessey, Christin Wurth-Thomas, Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher and Jenny Barringer will lead a crew of American female distance runners at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, August 15-23 in Berlin, Germany.
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National
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08/10/2009 - 11:26

afclogo-09.gifSAN DIEGO - (August 9, 2009) - Two-time defending women's champion Hiromi Ominami of Japan and an international field of world class athletes will take to San Diego's notoriously scenic streets for the 32nd America's Finest City Half Marathon
(AFC Half) on Sunday, August 16, announced Neil Finn Sports Management, Inc., the event organizer.

National
Date: 
08/09/2009 - 17:28

Regassa_TilahunWave-09.jpgTilahun Regassa and Mamitu Daska are King and Queen of the Roads Stow, Mass. Native, Rebecca Donoghue finishes Second - FALMOUTH, Mass. – Waving and blowing kisses to the crowd, 19-year-old Tilahun Regassa led from the Woods Hole start to the Falmouth Heights finish.

National
Date: 
08/06/2009 - 16:19

Benoit_Joan-Boston08RN3-18_0_0_0.jpgNew York, August 5, 2009—Twenty-five years to the day after Joan Benoit Samuelson’s historic gold medal victory in the first women’s Olympic marathon, in Los Angeles in 1984, New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg announced today that the famed marathoner will run in the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 1.

National
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08/05/2009 - 12:19

berlin-logo.giffrom USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Reigning world champions Tyson Gay, Bernard Lagat, Allyson Felix, Jeremy Wariner, Kerron Clement, Michelle Perry, Reese Hoffa and Brad Walker will lead a potent Team USA roster at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

National
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08/03/2009 - 14:37

RUSA_logo2in300res_1.jpgfrom runningusa - The relatively new sport of road running which had a female / male ratio of 28 / 72 for race participants just fifteen years ago has evolved to mirror the overall U.S. population in more recent years.

National
Date: 
08/03/2009 - 12:42

00_nychalf_logo.gifNEW YORK - (July 30, 2009) - Some of the world's best long distance runners, including defending champion Tadese Tola of Ethiopia, two-time IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships silver medalist Patrick Makau of Kenya, three-time 10,000 meter Olympian Abdi Abdirahman of the United States, ING New York City Marathon 2004 winner Hendrick Ramaala of South Africa, and 2008

National
Date: 
08/03/2009 - 10:57

rnrchicago_lg.giffrom LetsRun - Running on a beautiful day in Chicago, Kara Goucher made the most of her final major IAAF World Championship Marathon preparation with a 68:04 half-marathon performance.

National
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08/03/2009 - 10:52

00_home_main_logo.pngfrom LetsRun- CAPE ELIZABETH, Me. (01-Aug) -- On a morning so glorious that race founder Joan Samuelson called it a "golden PR day," Kenyans Edward Muge and Irene Limika scored convincing victories at the 12th annual TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10-K here.

National
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08/03/2009 - 10:41

00_6-28-09Joe_Gray.jpgColorado Springs, CO --- The Teva U.S. Mountain Running Team will compete in the 25th World Mountain Running Championships in Campodolcino, Italy on September 6, 2009. Campodolcino is located in the province of Sondrio in the Lombardy region located approximately 100 kilometers north of Milan.

National
Date: 
08/02/2009 - 13:27

london-tri-winner-09.jpgToday saw current Formula One championship leader, Jenson Button (29), record a personal best at the Mazda London Triathlon – the world’s largest triathlon.

National
Date: 
07/28/2009 - 11:53

home_main_logo.pngCAPE ELIZABETH, Maine – The top road racers in Maine, New England and around the globe are set to gather again in Cape Elizabeth for the 12th running of the TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Saturday.

National
Date: 
07/27/2009 - 13:09

08_teamusamn_logo.gifMinneapolis/St. Paul - July 27, 2009 - Teammates Emily Brown and Matt Gabrielson each came away with the win at the sixth annual Boston Scientific Heart of Summer 10k held at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis on July 25.

National
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07/27/2009 - 11:49

bix-7-09.jpgfrom USATF - DAVENPORT, Iowa - (July 25, 2009) - 2004 Olympic Marathon silver medalist Meb Keflezighi (San Diego, Calif.) took his third U.S. title of 2009, running 32 minutes, 25 seconds at the USA 7 Mile Championships on Saturday in Davenport.

National
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07/27/2009 - 11:32

00_silicon_valley.gifRegistration for the 2009 Dean Karnazes Silicon Valley Virtual Race opens on July 22, 2009 - SAN JOSE, Calif. - (July 22, 2009) - Organizers of the 2009 Dean Karnazes Silicon Valley Marathon® (DKSVM) have announced that the upcoming October event is set to include the first-ever Virtual Race Expo™.

National
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07/27/2009 - 11:23

flamouth-09.gifFALMOUTH, Mass. -- Defending champions Tadese Tola of Ethiopia and Edith Masai of Kenya will join a strong field of world-class athletes in the 37th CIGNA Falmouth Road Race on Aug. 9.

National

50 Years of Women Marathoners

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07/27/2009 - 10:45
Date: 
07/27/2009 - 10:45

l_ppm_c_0.gifEight years before Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially compete in the Boston Marathon, Arlene Grundmann Pieper raced into the
history books on a whim.

The Pikes Peak Marathon has been open to women since its inception. In 1959, Arlene Pieper joined 15 men in the "race to the clouds". The Ascent

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