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07/27/2009 - 10:34

sfm_0.jpgSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - (July 26, 2009) ­ Andrew Cook, 28, of Flower Mound, Tex. and Japan¹s Yoko Shibui, 30, scored dominant victories at The San Francisco Marathon(TM) today. Cook topped the men¹s field in a finishing time of 2 hours, 26 minutes, and 32 seconds for his third win in this race. He also won in 2006 and 2007.

National
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07/21/2009 - 13:07

09_teamusamn_logo.gifMinneapolis/St. Paul - July 22, 2009 - Nine Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete this weekend including at the Aviva London Grand Prix track meet; at the USA 7 Mile Championships in Davenport, Iowa, held in conjunction with the Quad City Times Bix 7; and at the Boston Scientific Heart of Summer 10k in Minneapolis.

National
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07/16/2009 - 16:48

07_teamusamn_logo.gifMinneapolis/St. Paul - July 14, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Jason Lehmkuhle and Kristen Nicolini Lehmkuhle won their respective divisions at the 38th annual Midnight Madness 10k in Ames, Iowa, on July 11. At the Saturday evening race, Jason's winning time was 29:35 and Kristen crossed the finish line in first place with a time of 34:31.

National
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07/15/2009 - 14:13

NS-logo.gif6th edition sold-out in January; past race champions expected - SONOMA, Calif. - (July 14, 2009) - Now in its 6th year, the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon, set to take place on Sunday, July 19, will bring thousands of runners with friends and family from all over the world to Napa and Sonoma counties.

National

Running USA's State of the Sport 2009

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07/15/2009 - 14:08
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07/15/2009 - 14:08

RUSA_logo2in300res_0.jpgPart I - Running Industry Expected to Place Well in U.S. Recession Marathon
The results are in. Considering that just about every running related stat is up, Americans have provided evidence with their feet and credit cards that running – as an industry, a fitness activity and a competitive sport – is indeed recession resistant.

National
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07/15/2009 - 13:57

USATF_ALB_Site_Visit_track_perspective_2.jpgfrom USATF
USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Doug Logan, CEO, USA Track & Field announced today at a press conference in Albuquerque, N.M., that the 2010, 2011 and 2012 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships, the final event of the Indoor Visa Championship Series, will be held in Albuquerque, N.M.

National
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07/14/2009 - 16:59

nychalf_logo.gifTrio to meet for only fourth time in their careers on Sunday, August 16 - New York, July 14, 2009—Three of the history’s most dominant women’s long-distance runners, defending champion and two-time Olympic medalist Catherine Ndereba of Kenya, 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Deena Kastor of Mammoth Lakes, CA, and half-marathon world record-holder Lornah Kiplagat of the

National
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07/14/2009 - 16:54

okc_marathon.jpgOKLAHOMA CITY – A check for $450,000, the largest amount given to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon’s nine-year history, was presented to the Memorial and Museum today.

National
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07/14/2009 - 15:01

houston_marathon.gifCombined fields for Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon increased to 22,000 - HOUSTON, TX (Jul. 13, 2009) - Online registration for the 2010 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon begins at 12:01 a.m. (CDT), Friday, July 17, with both races expected to sell out in record time.

National
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07/13/2009 - 12:54

Crouser_Ryan1-Youth09rn-7-11-09.jpgfrom USATF - BRESSANONE, Italy - Ryan Crouser claimed his second medal of the competition by launching the shot put to a championship record Saturday night at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy.

National
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07/13/2009 - 12:35

01_suntrust.jpgRetired Elite Distance Runner brings over three decades of race and marketing experience - Washington, D.C. –The Greater Washington Sports Alliance announced today the hiring of Bill Reifsnyder as race director of the SunTrust National Marathon. Reifsnyder, 47, brings 32 years of experience to the race, most useful being his time in global brand marketing.

National
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07/13/2009 - 11:45

003_Cheruiyot_RobertFHrn-7-12-09.jpgThis year’s Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon will be highlighted by a duel between those two Kenyans who have shared winning the race during the last four occasions: Wilfred Kigen was the winner from 2005 to 2007 while Robert Cheruiyot took Germany’s oldest city marathon in 2008, causing a major upset to the favourites.

National
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07/10/2009 - 17:40

Morgan_DaleQ-Youth09rn-07-10-09.jpgBRESSANONE, Italy - Led by Dale Morgan and Ebony Eutsey, Team USA brought home four more medals and Trevor Barron turned in an American Junior record performance Friday night at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy.

National
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07/10/2009 - 17:07

clubtf-09.jpgINDIANAPOLIS - Many of America's finest athletes and best club teams will compete for national honors July 10-11at the 2009 USA Track & Field National Club Track & Field Championships at Icahn Stadium in New York City.

National

Hardy wins 100m gold at World Youth Champs

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07/09/2009 - 17:22
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07/09/2009 - 17:22

Hardy_PrezelSF-Youth09rn-7-10-09.jpgBRESSANONE, Italy -Italian born Prezel Hardy won Team USA's first-ever gold medal in the boys 100m Thursday evening at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy.

National
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07/08/2009 - 14:09

Bolt_UsainFH1d-OlyGame08rn-7-09.jpgfrom IAAF - Lausanne, Switzerland – Running in cold and wet conditions, Usain Bolt ran a sensational 19.59 in the 200m to highlight the Athletissima in Lausanne.

Athletissima 2009 is a Super Grand Prix status event as part of the IAAF World Athletics Tour.

National
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07/08/2009 - 13:38

01_peachtre-09.jpgThe agent for disqualified Peachtree Road Race runner Tadese Tola on Monday disputed claims that Tola deliberately elbowed Boaz Cheboiywo in a battle for fourth place. In addition, the agent said the Atlanta Track Club did not allow enough time for Tola to appeal.

National
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07/07/2009 - 12:58

01_R2RReg.jpgWASHINGTON, D.C., July 6, 2009 — For the first time, participants in the 2009 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) can see a virtual, three-dimensional map of the entire marathon course, thanks to technology from new sponsor Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS).

National
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07/07/2009 - 11:40

realberlin.jpgFor the first time in its history, AIMS, the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races, is conferring a so far one-of-kind honorary prize with the title: “MARATHON OF THE DECADE” – and the recipient is the real,- BERLIN MARATHON.

National
Date: 
07/07/2009 - 11:27

masterstrackChamps-09.jpg(Oshkosh, WI) -- Many of the world’s best athletes—including five Olympians and 45 current world masters champions -- are among the over 1000 competitors at the 2009 USA Track & Field Masters Outdoor Championships at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Thursday through Sunday, July 9-12, at J.J.

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