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  • News From Around the World - EME NEWS (FEB 22, 2017)

    Kirwa for Nagoya Women Marathon - NAGOYA (JPN): Olympic marathon silver medallist and course record-holder Eunice Kirwa from Bahrain will defend her Nagoya Women’s Marathon title on 12 March, informs Japan Running News. Kirwa will face strong domestic opposition from Rei Ohara (2:23:20), Mao Kiyota (2:24:32) and Reia Iwade (2:24:38) who finished third, fourth and fifth respectively last year. Miho Shimizu (69:41) and Yuka Ando (69:51) will make their full marathon debuts while other leading international Read More
  • HOKA ONE ONE® New Jersey*New York Track Club Breaks 4x1 Mile Relay World Record

    WHO: HOKA NJ*NY TC 4 x 1-mile team WHAT: This evening, a team sponsored by HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: Deck), claimed a new indoor world record on the track. The HOKA New Jersey*New York  (NJ*NY) Track Club broke the indoor 4 x 1-mile world record by 3.86 seconds at the Artie O’Connor College Invitational with a time of 16 minutes, 12.81 seconds. The winning team consisted of Donn Cabral (4:05 Read More
  • Jepchirchir breaks world half marathon record in Ras al-Khaimah

    Peres Jepchirchir broke the world record* in the women's half marathon on Friday (10), clocking 1:05:06 at the RAK Half Marathon in Ras al-Khaimah, UAE. Read More
  • News From Around the World - EME NEWS (FEB 09, 2017)

    Genzebe wants another record - TORUN (POL): After breaking the world 2000m record in Sabadell, Genzebe Dibaba will aim to break her world indoor 1500m record of 3:55.17 in Torun. "I'm in very good condition so I believe that I can beat the world record,” said Dibaba, who has requested the pacemaker to pass through the 800m mark in 2:06. Adam Kszczot will be aiming to extend his unbeaten streak over 800m where he will face Read More
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  • News From Around the World - EME NEWS (FEB 22, 2017)
    News From Around the World - EME NEWS (FEB 22, 2017)

    Kirwa for Nagoya Women Marathon - NAGOYA (JPN): Olympic marathon silver medallist and course record-holder Eunice Kirwa from Bahrain will defend her Nagoya Women’s Marathon title on 12 March, informs Japan Running News. Kirwa will face strong domestic opposition from Rei Ohara (2:23:20), Mao Kiyota (2:24:32) and Reia Iwade (2:24:38) who finished third, fourth and fifth respectively last year. Miho Shimizu (69:41) and Yuka Ando (69:51) will make their full marathon debuts while other leading international names include former world silver medallist Valeria Straneo from Italy, Ethiopia’s Fatuma Sado, Kenya’s Monica Jepkoech and Spain's Alessandra Aguilar.

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  • HOKA ONE ONE® New Jersey*New York Track Club Breaks 4x1 Mile Relay World Record
    HOKA ONE ONE® New Jersey*New York Track Club Breaks 4x1 Mile Relay World Record

    WHO: HOKA NJ*NY TC 4 x 1-mile team

    WHAT: This evening, a team sponsored by HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: Deck), claimed a new indoor world record on the track. The HOKA New Jersey*New York  (NJ*NY) Track Club broke the indoor 4 x 1-mile world record by 3.86 seconds at the Artie O’Connor College Invitational with a time of 16 minutes, 12.81 seconds. The winning team consisted of Donn Cabral (4:05 split), followed by Ford Palmer (3:59 split), Graham Crawford (4:07 split), and anchored by Kyle Merber (3:59 split).

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  • Jepchirchir breaks world half marathon record in Ras al-Khaimah
    Jepchirchir breaks world half marathon record in Ras al-Khaimah

    Peres Jepchirchir broke the world record* in the women's half marathon on Friday (10), clocking 1:05:06 at the RAK Half Marathon in Ras al-Khaimah, UAE.

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  • News From Around the World - EME NEWS (FEB 09, 2017)
    News From Around the World - EME NEWS (FEB 09, 2017)

    Genzebe wants another record - TORUN (POL): After breaking the world 2000m record in Sabadell, Genzebe Dibaba will aim to break her world indoor 1500m record of 3:55.17 in Torun. "I'm in very good condition so I believe that I can beat the world record,” said Dibaba, who has requested the pacemaker to pass through the 800m mark in 2:06. Adam Kszczot will be aiming to extend his unbeaten streak over 800m where he will face Karlsruhe winner Erik Sowinski, home favourite Joanna Jozwik goes head-to-head with Marina Arzamasava in the women’s 800m while Silas Kiplagat and Elijah Manangoi are set to go head-to-head in the 1500m.

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  • Olympic Marathon Champion Stephen Kiprotich will run in Hamburg For the first time in the history of the Haspa Hamburg Marathon an Olympic Marathon champion will be on the start line of the elite field: Stephen Kiprotich will be a star attraction on
    Olympic Marathon Champion Stephen Kiprotich will run in Hamburg  For the first time in the history of the Haspa Hamburg Marathon an Olympic Marathon champion will be on the start line of the elite field: Stephen Kiprotich will be a star attraction on

    For the first time in the history of the Haspa Hamburg Marathon an Olympic Marathon champion will be on the start line of the elite field: Stephen Kiprotich will be a star attraction on April 23 in Hamburg. The Ugandan caused a sensation when he surprised the favourites to win the Olympic gold in London in 2012, promoted to sporting superstar status overnight in his home country. A year later Kiprotich added to his tally of gold medals in winning the World Marathon title in Moscow. The 27-year-old continued to show his appetite for championship running by finishing sixth in the 2015 World Championships in Beijing. Meanwhile he also improved his own national record to 2:06:33 when finishing second in the Tokyo Marathon.

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  • Heather Kampf Wins Armory 3000m, Next Up Is NYRR Millrose Games Mile Feb. 11; Kevin Lewis, Jon Peterson to Run 3000m at U of M Snowshoe Open Feb. 17
    Heather Kampf Wins Armory 3000m, Next Up Is NYRR Millrose Games Mile Feb. 11; Kevin Lewis, Jon Peterson to Run 3000m at U of M Snowshoe Open Feb. 17
    Minneapolis/St. Paul – Feb. 7, 2017 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf won the women’s 3000-meter race at the Armory Track Invitational in New York City on Feb. 4 in a personal best time of 8:51.27 (previous best was 8:58.14), which was also a meet record.  Next up for Kampf will be the NYRR Millrose Games on Feb. 11 where she will compete in the Wanamaker Mile. Add a comment
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  • 2017 Spring, Week Six, Day 7, Indoor Season/Winter Training, 800 meters to 5000 meters

    RunBlogRun 26 Feb 2017 | 4:39 am

    2017 Spring, Week Six, Day 7, Indoor Season/Winter Training, 800 meters to 5000 meters Kellyn Taylor, USATFXC2017, photo by PhotoRun.net Races outdoors this time of year provide all kinds of challenges, as Kellyn Taylor, 4th in USA Olympic Trials marathon in 2016 and sixth in the 10,000 meters, illustrates. That was February 4, where Kellyn and the several hundred other cross country runners battled snow, mud and cold. Such is the early spring. Enjoy your long run today with your friends. Bundle up and have a good time. Sunday, February 26, 2017. Long run,[…]

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  • Shannon Rowbury gets Altitude, Warmth and Family in Mexico, by Sabrina Yohannes

    RunBlogRun 25 Feb 2017 | 10:06 pm

    Shannon Rowbury gets Altitude, Warmth and Family in Mexico, by Sabrina Yohannes Shannon Rowbury, Millrose Games, photo by PhotoRun.net Here is a fine piece by Sabrina Yohannes on Shannon Rowbury, AR at 1,500 meters and 5000 meters. This piece is on Shannon's training in Mexico and her plans for the upcoming year. Shannon Rowbury Gets Altitude, Warmth and Family in Mexico By Sabrina Yohannes Like many other runners from northern locales fleeing cold weather and heading to domestic and international training destinations, the Oregon resident Shannon Rowbury was working out much farther[…]

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  • Three-time Napa Valley Marathon Champion Chris Mocko Highlights 2017 Elite field, by Mark Winitz

    RunBlogRun 25 Feb 2017 | 8:43 pm

    Three-time Napa Valley Marathon Champion Chris Mocko Highlights 2017 Elite field, by Mark Winitz Chris Mocko, RNR San Francisco, photo by PhotoRun.net Chris Mocko, who has won the Napa Valley Marathon three times, leads the field for the March 5, 2017 race. Here is how Mark Winitz writes about the field for the 2017 race... THREE-TIME NAPA VALLEY MARATHON CHAMPION CHRIS MOCKO HIGHLIGHTS 2017 ELITE FIELD 39th Annual Race Will Also Honor Past Standout Dick Beardsley NAPA, Calif. -- February 24, 2017 --The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon (NVM) announced today that three-time men's[…]

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  • Five Lessons from the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham

    RunBlogRun 25 Feb 2017 | 6:07 pm

    Five Lessons from the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham I enjoy my trips to Birmingham, England. Besides amazing curry, and great track meets, I get to see some dear friends. As there was no 2016 meet (meet moved to Glasgow for one year), I was happy for the short trip to Birmingham from February 15-20. Here is what I observed at the meet! Mo Farah, celebrating his 5000m ER/NR, photo: Getty Images/British Atheltics 1. Birmingham will be the perfect host for the 2018 World Indoor Athletic Championships. From hotels,[…]

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  • Wilson Kipsang dreams 2:02:50 for Tokyo Marathon

    RunBlogRun 25 Feb 2017 | 3:20 pm

    Wilson Kipsang dreams 2:02:50 for Tokyo Marathon Wilson Kipsang battles Kenenisa Bekele, photo by PhotoRun.net TOKYO MARATHON NEWSTOKYO (JPN): Wilson Kipsang has revealed at the pre-event press conference he is targeting a time of 2:02:50 in the Tokyo Marathon and is looking to run negative splits to achieve the world record, informs IAAF. "In the Berlin Marathon last fall, I went out too fast (1:01:11). On Sunday, the plan is to run the first half in more reasonable 61:30 (and comeback with 61:20)," he said. However, former[…]

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