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08/14/2008 - 10:40

August 14, 2008 from press release (NEW YORK NY) ­Nike announced The All-American Rejects will headline the Nike+ Human Race post-race concert at Randall's Island on Aug. 31, 2008. The Nike+ Human Race is the world's biggest one-day running event, bringing together the power of sport and music to inspire and connect runners from every corner of the planet.

National
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08/14/2008 - 10:07

This 5K course is a scenic route with some rolling hills through the neighborhoods off Georgetown Pike. The course is measured to USTAF certification standards by Montgomery County Road Runners who is also managing race logistics and time keeping. Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers overall and random prizes will be distributed during the awards ceremony.

National
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08/13/2008 - 06:44

melbournemarathon.jpg The Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon will feature $12,000 in prize money—$8,000 in the Masters divisions—and 20 live bands of all music varieties.

National
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08/12/2008 - 17:20

August 12, 2008 from press release (New York, NY) In the most significant logistical changes to the race since 2001, the ING New York City Marathon 2008 will feature wave starts and automated recording of all runners' split times for the final 10 miles, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO and race director Mary Wittenberg.

National

Young Triathletes Shine at Nationals

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08/12/2008 - 17:00
Date: 
08/12/2008 - 17:00

August 12, 2008 from press release (COLORADO SPRINGS CO) A day after the start of the Olympic Games in Beijing, a new crop of potential Olympians competed the USAT Triathlon Youth and Junior National Championships on Saturday at Memorial Park. More than 350 athletes competed in the event's eight races.

National
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08/12/2008 - 16:48

August 12, 2008 from press release (AUSTIN, TX) Premiering this year, the Roger Beasley Porsche Sub 2 Challenge, powered by RunTex, will award $100,000 to the team that can set a record pace at the Silicon Labs Austin Marathon Relay on September 21 and clock a final time of less than two hours on the 26.2 mile course.

National
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08/12/2008 - 11:58

August 12, 2008 from press release (Miami FL) Often been labeled by participants as one of the “toughest triathlons” in the Southeast, the Publix Escape to Miami Triathlon is looking to offer an “easier” option with the addition of a sprint distance race.

National

Regional Race Report: Asbury Park 5K (NJ)

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08/11/2008 - 13:27
Date: 
08/11/2008 - 13:27

August 11, 2008 from Penny Hinck and Jim Robbins (ASBURY PARK, NJ) With cooperation from the Jersey Shore Running Club, Shore Athletic Club and Freehold Area Running Club the Asbury Park Urban Enterprise Zone presented the 5th annual Asbury Park 5K on a perfect, sunny, ideal-racing-weather Saturday morning, August 9, and a record 1001 road racers competed.

National

Tola, Masai Win CIGNA Falmouth Road Race

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08/11/2008 - 10:37
Date: 
08/11/2008 - 10:37

August 11, 2008 from Running USA wire by Rich Sherman (FALMOUTH, MA) The first time was a charm for both the men's and women's winners of the 36th CIGNA Falmouth Road Race on Sunday.

National
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08/11/2008 - 09:39

August 11, 2008 / From Running USA wire by James Womboldt, race staff (FALMOUTH, MA) The 2008 CIGNA Falmouth Mile on Saturday evening concluded with a meet record and two personal records as Jon Rankin of San Diego, CA, crossed the line in 3:56.45 at the Falmouth High School track.

National
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08/11/2008 - 07:54

lee08read.JPG The YMCA Loudoun County Leesburg 10K presented by Harris Teeters had a record 670 finish in the shorter race in its 20th year. Overall winners were Steven Crane, 26, from Silver Spring MD in 30:57 and Katie Reed (photo), 22, from Arlington VA in 35:44.

National
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08/11/2008 - 07:46

August 11, 2008 from USATF press release (SPOKANE, WA) Ralph Maxwell and Stephen Robbins each set masters world records Sunday at the 2008 USA Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane, WA. The USA Masters Outdoor Championships annually showcases extraordinary demonstrations of speed, power, skill and endurance by many of the world's finest masters track and field athletes. Athletes compete in five-year age divisions, beginning at age 30.

National
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08/09/2008 - 07:40

August 9, 2008 from press release (BEIJING, China) It was a short but sweet visit to Beijing for the U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team on Friday, August 8. The team arrived on Thursday, took part in a Friday morning workout at Beijing Normal University before marching in the Opening Ceremonies in the evening.

National
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08/08/2008 - 10:31

August 8, 2008 from press release (BEAVERTON, OR)­ As runners continue to register for the Nike+ Human Race, to be held on Aug. 31, 2008 in 25 cities around the world and anywhere with Nike+, they now have the chance to make history by running two races on the same day on different continents.

National

Special: Beijing Olympic Games Coverage

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08/07/2008 - 15:33
Date: 
08/07/2008 - 15:33

WillardUSOlyT08.jpg August 7, 2008 from USATF press release (INDIANAPOLIS IN) American Record Holders Dominate Team USAs Womens Distance Lineup---Team USA's Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher, Deena Kastor, Anna Willard, Hazel Clark and Jenny Barringer are a few of the standout women's middle and long distance runners to watch for at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

National
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08/06/2008 - 15:40

GustafsonSanFrancisco08.jpg August 4, 2008 from press release (REV) (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) Running in ideal, mid 50-degree temperatures, Chad Worthen of Sacramento, CA and Lauren Gustafson of Millbrae, CA registered victories at The San Francisco Marathon.

National

Seattle is Ready to Rock 'n' Roll

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08/06/2008 - 13:33
Date: 
08/06/2008 - 13:33

August 6, 2008 from press release (Seattle, WA) The Competitor Group, organizers of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series, announced today that Seattle will be the next home of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon 1/2 Marathon. The inaugural race is set to kick off the city�s annual Seafair summer celebration, and will travel from Tukwila to Seattle on Saturday, June 27, 2009.

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Grand Opening of the OMEGA Pavilion

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08/05/2008 - 12:32
Date: 
08/05/2008 - 12:32

Olympics08OMEGA.jpg August 5, 2008 from press release / The Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing is still a few days away from opening on the 8th of August, 2008 but Swiss watchmaker OMEGA got off to a rousing start with their own special event, the Grand Opening of the OMEGA Pavilion on the Olympic Green, on the 4th of August.

National
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08/05/2008 - 09:48

LelFVLondon08.jpg August 5, 2008 from press release (file photo Martin Lel) / When the world's top marathon runners take to the streets of Beijing later this month at the Olympic Games they will be competing for more than gold, silver and bronze. For the first time since the launch of the World Marathon Majors Series in 2006, the Olympic Games will be counted in the scoring.

National
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08/05/2008 - 05:28

August 5, 2008 from press release / "Spirit of the Marathon" has been invited to participate in the prestigious DocuWeek Film Festival, which will take place in both Los Angeles and New York during the month of August. This festival will qualify the film to be considered for an Academy Award!

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