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08/01/2008 - 17:11

August 1, 2008 from press release (SAN DIEGO, CA) Bringing its unique experience of music and running to the marathon masses, one of the world's largest and most entertaining road racing series is preparing to announce a new location. The Competitor Group has launched a website - www.wherewilltheyrocknext.com - to broadcast the announcement of the next city in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series.

National
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07/31/2008 - 15:47

July 31, 2008 (COLORADO SPRINGS, CO) USA Triathlon anticipates more than 200 youth and junior triathletes will travel to Colorado Springs to compete in the Youth and Youth and Junior Elite National Championships on Saturday, August 9. Many of the participants are from Colorado, so there wil be a real local feel to the event.

National
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07/31/2008 - 12:37

July 31, 2008 from Running USA wire By Mackenzie Lobby (MINNEAPOLIS MN) Ethiopian Teyba Naser seized the win on Saturday at the Boston Scientific Heart of the Summer Elite Women's 10K in 32:49. Following closely behind was Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor, the recent fourth place finisher at the recent U.S. Olympic Trials in the 10,000 meters.

National
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07/31/2008 - 10:43

July 31, 2008 from press release (COLORADO SPRINGS, CO) Elite triathletes are often racing for more than themselves when they are out on the course. And I'm not just talking about the family, friends, and sponsors who have supported them in their journey.

National
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07/30/2008 - 10:28

08USATathletes_web.jpg July 30, 2008 from press release / Photo by Tim Carlson. The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games are just one month away and six U.S. triathletes are making their final preparations to bring home the gold. USA Triathlon offers a glimpse back at the qualification process and a sneak peak at what to expect in Beijing on August 18 and 19.

National

Oliver Leads U.S. Sweep in Monaco

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07/30/2008 - 10:24
Date: 
07/30/2008 - 10:24

OliverOlympicTrials08_1.jpg July 29, 2008 from USATF press release 2008 Olympic Trials champion David Oliver led a U.S. sweep in the men's 110m hurdles at the 2008 World Athletics Tour Herculis meet Tuesday in Monaco.

National
Date: 
07/29/2008 - 10:16

PaintMInes.jpg This year, the TEVA Paint Mines Trail Race in Calhan, CO had some weather to contend with. In fact, a storm rolled in a little before the 6 p.m. start and then the rain started. The hail started. The wind blew. It rained some more. The wind picked up.

National
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07/28/2008 - 14:52

UltraMarathonMovie.jpg July 29, 2008 from press release / Screenvision, a national leader in cinema advertising, will present the national premiere of Journeyfilm's feature documentary UltraMarathon Man: 50 Marathons - 50 States - 50 Days.

National
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07/28/2008 - 12:27

July 28, 2008 from Running USA wire (SAN FRANCISCO CA) When over 19,000 entrants line up for The San Francisco Marathon(TM) and its companion two half-marathons and 5K Run / Walk on Sunday, August 3, San Francisco attorney Tony Rossmann won't be among them. The 67-year-old, long-time Bay Area runner from Oakland has already run his 26.2-mile marathon race over the event's scenic route.

National

Tola, Ndereba Win NYC Half-Marathon

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07/28/2008 - 06:34
Date: 
07/28/2008 - 06:34

TolaMakauFVNYHalf08.jpg July 28, 2008 from Running USA wire (NEW YORK NY) In his biggest career win to date, 20-year-old Tadesse Tola of Ethiopia prevailed by one second over Patrick Makau of Kenya at the third NYC Half-Marathon Presented by NIKE. Tola, timed in 1:00:58 in warm, humid conditions, was just half a stride in front of Makau (1:00:59) at the finish by historic Battery Park in the city's financial district on Sunday. U.S. Olympic marathoner Dathan Ritzenhein of Eugene, OR was third in 1:01:38.

National
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07/28/2008 - 06:25

July 26, 2008 from Running USA wire (DAVENPORT, IA) Edward Muge and Edith Masai led a Kenyan sweep of the top positions at the 34th Quad-City Times Bix 7 in 32:16 and 37:20, respectively, but each champion won the event in different ways on Saturday morning.

National
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07/27/2008 - 06:28

July 27, 2008 from Running USA wire (CAPE ELIZABETH ME) Reigning champion Duncan Kibet of Kenya is returning to defend his title against a strong field in the TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K on Saturday, August 2, race organizers have announced.

National
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07/25/2008 - 06:02

July 25, 2008 from Running USA wire (DAVENPORT, IA) With just three returning professional veterans set to challenge for the men's and women's titles, this year's Quad-City Times Bix 7 is sure to be an open competition. The 34th edition, a Midwest summer tradition, is set for this Saturday, July 26th at 8 am Central Time over the streets of Davenport.

National

RRCA Announces 2008 Roads Scholars

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07/24/2008 - 13:05
Date: 
07/24/2008 - 13:05

rrcascholars08sm.jpg July 24, 2008 from press release (Arlington VA) Since 1996, the Road Runners Club of America has awarded grants totaling $250,000 through the Roads Scholar® program. The goal of the program is to assist American post collegiate road runners who show great promise to develop into national and world class road running athletes.

National
Date: 
07/24/2008 - 12:54

RunForRwanda.jpg As participants line up for the Run for Rwanda on August 2 in Colorado Springs’ Cottonwood Park, runners will also be lining up 8,000 miles away in Byumba, Rwanda for a simultaneous 5K race.

National
Date: 
07/24/2008 - 06:02

whereskarl.jpg July 24, 2008 from press release (PARK CITY, UT) On August 5 Karl Meltzer, the 40-year-old winner of 49 ultra-distance mountain races and record-holder for the most 100-mile trail races won in a year (six in 2006), will begin his attempt to break the record for running the entire length of the Appalachian Trail, end-to-end, north to south.

National
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07/23/2008 - 12:18

July 23, 2008 from press release (LONDON) Two runners, one dressed as Dorando Pietri, the other as Johnny Hayes, will set out from Windsor Castle on Thursday (July 24) to recreate the epic struggle that established the 'Marathon distance' of 26 miles 385 yards exactly 100 years ago.

National

Footwear of the Olympians

Date: 
07/22/2008 - 13:31
Date: 
07/22/2008 - 13:31

M1500startOlympictrilas08.JPG July 22, 2008 by Cregg Weinmann, Notes by Larry Eder (from www.runblogrun.com). The sneaker wars were quite apparent in Eugene, Oregon during the Olympic Trials. As Cregg Weinmann, the RN footwear editor, sat behind me during the Trials each day, I asked him to keep track of the medals and places won by various footwear brands.

National
Date: 
07/22/2008 - 13:26

The steam is building for the 19th Northern Central Trail Marathon and the 13th Two-Person Relay, Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. The out-and-back course travels along the Northern Central Railroad Trail (NCRT) through rural and scenic northern Baltimore County.

National
Date: 
07/22/2008 - 13:10

BerryPicker_2008.jpg The final selection race for the 2008 Teva U.S. Mountain Running Team was held at the LaSportiva Berry Picker Trail Race in Vail, CO. Four runners were named to the team including Simon Gutierrez, 42, Alamosa, who made his seventh straight team with his win today.

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