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Special: Beijing Olympic Games Coverage

Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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
Date: 
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

Date: 
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
Date: 
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.

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