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07/02/2008 - 12:41

cayman08logo.jpg July 2, 2008 (New York, NY) ­ Elite competitors and weekend joggers alike will participate in the 2008 Cayman Islands Marathon on Sunday, December 7.

National
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07/01/2008 - 20:38

July 1, 2008 from press release (Boston, MA) The 2008 Boston Marathon Official Racers' Record Book ­ containing the complete and final, official results of the 112th Boston Marathon along with Official Finishers' Certificates, have been mailed to all 2008 participants, beginning last week.

National
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07/01/2008 - 10:38

ERDEK, Turkey (June 29, 2008) Justine Whipple loves the big stage. The 22-year-old Naval Academy graduate continued her rise in the triathlon ranks by winning the gold medal at the 2008 FISU Triathlon World University Championship in Erdek, Turkey on Sunday. 2007 USAT Collegiate National Champion Kevin Collington (Orlando, FL) was the top U.S.

National
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06/30/2008 - 11:55

FFaward08dreilingsweb.jpg June 30, 3008 from press release (Elkhart Lake , WI) Fleet Feet, Inc., (www.fleetfeetsports.com ) the nation’s leading franchisor of running specialty stores, honored the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of its franchisees, employees and vendors during its annual National Franchise Conference here June 22-27, 2008.

National
Date: 
06/30/2008 - 09:15

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Top Results
Men
1. Steve Crane, 26, Silver Spring MD - 19:47
2. Abiyot Abebe, 21, Silver Spring MD - 20:06
3. Bart Borghuis, 32, Arlington VA - 20:15
Women
1. Samia Akbar, 26, Herndon VA - 22:28
2. Keira Carlstrom, 23, Oakton VA - 23:16
3. Emily Gousen, 22, Arlington VA - 24:04

National
Date: 
06/30/2008 - 06:43

June 30, 2008 from Running USA wire by Ken Parker OTTAWA, Canada - Toronto's Nicole Stevenson , a member of the Etobicoke Huskies Track Club, led from the gun to capture the third Emilie Mondor Memorial 5K Race for Women run from the Aviation Museum in the nation's capital on Saturday, June 21.

National
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06/30/2008 - 06:39

June 30, 2008 from Running USA wire-from Dan Brannen. The 6th World Championship 24 Hour Run of the International Association of Ultrarunners will be held in Seoul, Korea on October 18-19, 2008. U.S. national teams have performed well at the event, usually finishing among the top 5 national teams and making the team medals podium twice.

National
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06/27/2008 - 19:01

For the second year in a row, the renowned ski town of Steamboat Springs, CO will host the USA Trail Championships offering race distances of 12K for men and 8K for women and juniors. This is the fifth installment of this trail championship event which will be held on Sunday, June 29 at 8:30 a.m. Top athletes and other USATF members will vie for the $5000 in cash prizes.

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Nominations Open Race Director of the Year

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06/27/2008 - 17:33
Date: 
06/27/2008 - 17:33

Road Race Management, publisher of a newsletter for race officials, the annual comprehensive Directory for race and industry officials and the Guide to Greener Running Events, is seeking nominations for the prestigious Marathon Foto/Road Race Management Road Race Director of the Year Award (presented by the Running Network) .

National
Date: 
06/27/2008 - 09:22

western100buckle.jpg Due to the unprecedented amount of wildfires that have struck northern California in recent days and the health risks that have been associated with these wildfires, the 35th running of the Western States 100-mile Endurance Run has been cancelled.

National
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06/27/2008 - 07:34

rrmlogosm.gif June 27, 2008 from press release. Florida will again play host to the Road Race Management Race Directors� Meeting and Trade Show, November 6 - 8. Thousands of race officials, corporate sponsors, advertising and public relations executives, and others interested in road running have attended this annual fall gathering since it started in 1983.

National
Date: 
06/26/2008 - 18:22

ryanhallworldvision.jpg June 26, 2008 from press release (BIG BEAR LAKE, CA) - As the 2008 Summer Olympics approach, Ryan Hall, a member of the U.S. Olympic team, is setting his sights not only on winning a gold medal for the men's marathon in Beijing but on helping children and families in need in Africa. Ryan and his wife, Sara, (a prospective member of the U.S.

National
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06/26/2008 - 18:21

CHARLOTTE - The 2008 USA Youth Track & Field Championships wrapped up the second day of competition at the Irwin Belk Track and Field Center on the campus of University of North Carolina - Charlotte, events highlighting the day included the 4x800 meter relay and multi-events.

National

Shannon Rowbury Teleconference Excerpts

Date: 
06/25/2008 - 13:11
Date: 
06/25/2008 - 13:11

RowburyFVadidastrack08_1.jpg USA Track & Field on Tuesday hosted a media teleconference with current U.S. 1,500m leader Shannon Rowbury, who will attempt to make her first Olympic Team at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field, held in Eugene, OR. The first round of the women's 1500m is scheduled for July 3, with the final on Sunday, July 6, the final day of competition.

National
Date: 
06/25/2008 - 13:04

strawberry08shepard.JPG Glenwood Springs’ Sarah Shepard (photo by Bernie Boetthcer), a former collegiate runner at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, cruised to a sweep of the back-to-back 10K and 5K women’s races at the Strawberry Shortcut.

National
Date: 
06/25/2008 - 06:11

June 25, 2008 from press release / They may not have the biggest budget or the fastest course, but the organisers of the Athens Classic Marathon have something that no other marathon in the world can boast “ the original marathon course.

In Spring 1896, a long distance race was organised in order to select the Greeks who would participate in a new athletics event added to the

National
Date: 
06/24/2008 - 15:27

rocknrollVA08logo.jpg With help from the City of Virginia Beach, the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon, presented by SunTrust, will roll out a new course this year for the August 31, 2008 event.

National
Date: 
06/24/2008 - 15:25

TegenkampUSoutdoor07.jpg Bernard Lagat, Alan Webb, Khadevis Robinson, Abdi Abdirahman, Meb Keflezighi, Matt Tegenkamp (file photo), Galen Rupp and Tim Seaman are just a few of the top U.S. men's middle/long distance competitors and race walkers who will compete at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field, June 27 - July 6 at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

National
Date: 
06/23/2008 - 16:01

2008_DesMoines_Kemper_Haskins.jpg DES MOINES, IA (June 22, 2008) -- Sarah Haskins and Hunter Kemper turned in stellar performances at the ITU Hy-Vee World Cup in Des Moines, IA, on Sunday to earn the final spots for nomination to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team. It will be Haskins' first Olympic Team; for Kemper, it will be his third.

National
Date: 
06/23/2008 - 15:56

mtwashington08blake.jpg Two first-time competitors at yesterday's Mount Washington Road Race earned berths on the 2008 Teva U.S. Mountain Running Team. In the men's race Eric Blake, 29, of New Britain, CT, sprinted the final steep section of the course to edge out 2007 team member Clint Wells, 33, Superior, CO, for the win.

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