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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!

National
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08/04/2008 - 12:28

MugeBeach10k08.Jpg August 4, 2008 from press release (CAPE ELIZABETH, ME)­ Ed Muge sprinted to the finish to earn the men¹s crown and ageless Edith Masai cruised to victory in the women's race in the 11th edition of the TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Saturday in Cape Elizabeth.

National
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08/04/2008 - 12:25

August 4, 2008 from press release (JACKSON, MS) Plans for the running of the 2nd Annual Mississippi Blues Marathon and Half-Marathon were announced today, with the race to take place on Saturday, January 3, 2009. Approximately 1,400 competitors from 41 states, the District of Columbia and three foreign countries came to Jackson for the inaugural race, which took place on January 5, 2008.

National
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08/04/2008 - 12:23

August 4, 2008 from press release (Boulder, CO) Michael Arnstein, founder and CEO of New York-based Market Organization Inc., an Internet gem and jewelry exchange firm, captured the Ford Ironman Lake Placid USA CEO Challenge competition held July 20.

National
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08/04/2008 - 10:19

August 4, 2008 / The race will once again have a technical t-shirt this year with a new, cool, cow logo that will be revealed on August 8 at the race packet pick-up. As soon as the 10K and 20K runners clear the start line, children of all ages will line up for the Kids Fun Run. No registration is needed for the Kids Run.

National
Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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

Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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

Date: 
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.

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