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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

National
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06/23/2008 - 06:49

bten08start.JPG Top Finishers
1. Phil Turner 24 Linthicum MD - 55:35
2. Spider Sillery 32 York PA - 55:57
3. Joe Lamonte 27 Arlington VA - 57:00

1. Mary Bertram 21 Baltimore MD - 67:51
2. Alana Van Allan 24 Baltimore MD - 68:36
3. Ann Tracy 29 Alexandria VA - 71:15

National
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06/23/2008 - 06:44

Matt_McGowan-IMG_0877.jpg Photo of Jessica Beard by Matt McGowan The final day of the USA Junior Track & Field Championships saw a number of outstanding performances. Ohio’s Jessica Beard won her third 400 meters (52.23) USA Junior Track & Field Championship. Ohio’s Ryan Fleck and Erik Kynard captured the first two places in the high jump.

National
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06/23/2008 - 06:39

fernandezNikeOutdoor08.jpg German Fernandez, from California, ran 8:34:40 for 2 miles at the Nike Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, NC on Friday breaking the National High School record of 8:36.3 set in 1979. Fernandez also broke another record in the process---by running 7:59.38 for 3000 meters thus breaking the previous record of 8:03:67.

National
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06/21/2008 - 20:28

June 21, 2008 from press release. (Duluth, MN) Kenya's Lamech Mokono made his Grandma�s Marathon debut a successful one today, claiming the men's championship in the 32nd annual race. Mokono ran a personal best 2:13:39, holding off a late surge from fellow Kenyan David Tuwei who finished just five seconds later in 2:13:44.

National
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06/21/2008 - 17:04

June 20, 2008 / press release (Duluth, MN) Grandma's Marathon weekend kicked off with the William A. Irvin 5K � the first of three races scheduled for the 32nd annual event. Jordan Tucker, 21, of Omaha, NE, outlasted Mike Kramer, of Cloquet, MN, to win the 3.1-mile race in a time of 16:22. Kramer, also 21, finished just one second later in 16:23.

National
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06/21/2008 - 08:16

tnfJuniorslogo_0_0.jpg Columbus will welcome the nation’s best track & field athletes ages 14-19 to Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium when the city hosts USA Track & Field’s USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships, one of the sport’s most prestigious annual events.

National
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06/21/2008 - 08:10

DES MOINES, IA — Friday the 13th was a great night for University of Colorado junior Jenny Barringer who won the NCAA 3,000-meter steeplechase championship. The Buffs also placed 2-3-7 in the men’s 5,000-meter run. Stephen Pifer was second, Brent Vaughn in third and Kenyon Neuman was seventh. Billy Nelson took second in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.

National
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06/19/2008 - 23:32

131MainLogo.jpg MIAMI - (June 18, 2008) - US Road Sports and Entertainment Group (US Road Sports) is launching a national series of races known as 13.1™ Marathon to provide the running community with stand alone half-marathon events.

National
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06/19/2008 - 09:40

fernandez08CAHS_KL.JPG Let the arguments begin for German Fernandez as the greatest all-time distance double in California history. The Riverbank High senior thrust himself into the spotlight after winning the 1600 meters in a state meet record 4:00.29 and the 3200 meters in a national federation record 8:34.23 in the 90th CIF State Championships at Cerritos College on May 31.

National
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06/19/2008 - 09:30

00_baltimore10milelogo.jpg The University of Maryland Heart Center Inaugural Baltimore 10 Miler will take place on Saturday, June 21 at 7:30 a.m. beginning inside Druid Hill Park near the Maryland Zoo. The 10-mile course will run along two of Baltimore's lakeside parks.

National
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06/19/2008 - 09:28

135_endurance_l.jpg The 9th Disney's Race for the Taste 10K takes place Sunday, October 12, giving competitors an opportunity to run and eat during the popular Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando.

National
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06/18/2008 - 18:23

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 18, 2008) -- The ITU Des Moines World Cup scheduled for this weekend in Des Moines, Iowa, is back to its original format of a full swim-bike-run triathlon, race organizers announced this afternoon.The decision means that the elite race will remain the final qualifying event for the third and final spots on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team.

National
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06/18/2008 - 06:57

Sheehan08sega.jpg RED BANK, NJ (June 16, 2008)– Craig Sega, 24, won the 2008 George Sheehan Classic 5-mile run with a time of 25:34. Segal, of Holmdel, who won the Spring Lake Five in May, was followed closely by second-place finisher Tim Mulligan, 27, of Whiting, who finished 9 seconds back in 25:43.

National
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06/17/2008 - 13:06

Hospital08startsmall.jpg June 17, 2008 / from press release. It took the full 13.1 miles to decide a winner in the Hospital Hill Run’s half-marathon, on Saturday June 7, 2008. Former Kansas State runner Mathew Chesang pulled ahead of fellow Kenya native Wesley Ochoro with about 100 yards to go and took first place in a gun time of 1:06:30. Ochoro was two seconds behind.

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