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  • American Runner Molly Huddle and South African Wheelchair Racer Ernst Van Dyk Clinch Third Consecutive United Airlines NYC Half Titles
    American Runner Molly Huddle and South African Wheelchair Racer Ernst Van Dyk Clinch Third Consecutive United Airlines NYC Half Titles

    Ethiopian Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa and U.S. Paralympian Susannah Scaroni take the tape for the first time in New York City - New York, March 19, 2017 — American runner Molly Huddle and South African wheelchair racer Ernst van Dyk both won their third consecutive United Airlines NYC Half titles and Ethiopian Feyisa Lilesa and American Susannah Scaroni took their first victories in the race on Sunday, March 19, as 21 Olympians and 11 Paralympians led the way for nearly 20,000 runners through the 13.1-mile course from Central Park to Lower Manhattan.

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  • Kenyans Elisha Barno and Hellen Jepkurgat WIN 2017 SKECHERS PERFORMANCE LOS ANGELES MARATHON
    Kenyans Elisha Barno and Hellen Jepkurgat WIN  2017 SKECHERS PERFORMANCE LOS ANGELES MARATHON

    Memorable Race Included Eight Official Guinness World Records - LOS ANGELES (March 19, 2017) – Conqur Endurance Group, the organizer of the 32nd edition of the annual Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, is proud to announce Kenyans Elisha Barno and Hellen Jepkurgat as the male and female winners of the race.

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  • Nearly 9,000 Conquer Cool, Breezy Conditions at 2017 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon
    Nearly 9,000 Conquer Cool, Breezy Conditions at  2017 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon

    ATLANTA – March 19, 2017 – (photos - Atlanta Track Club) Approximately 9,000 runners and walkers participated in the 2017 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon this morning at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. The 11th annual event drew crowds of spectators despite cool and breezy conditions.

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  • News From Around the World - EME NEWS (MAR 16, 2017)
    News From Around the World - EME NEWS (MAR 16, 2017)
    Harrison and Thompson for Kingston Invite - KINGSTON (JAM): Asafa Powell, Elaine Thompson, Andre De Grasse and Kendra “Keni” Harrison are the big names announced for the Jamaica Invitational on May 20 (IAAF World Challenge). The organizers also announced rising Jamaican star quarter-miler Javon Francis and American Lashawn Merritt (in the 200 m against De Grasse) will be on show. Thompson will run the 200 m. Powell will go in the men’s 100 m against US Mike Rodgers. World and Olympic bronze medallist Shericka Jackson takes on fellow Jamaican Stephenie Ann McPherson in the 400m, while Olympic finalist Christania Williams will contest the 100m. Informs Trackalerts. Add a comment
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  • Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Set to Make History
    Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Set to Make History

    Innovative Partnerships, Charitable Efforts and Sponsorship Activations set the stage for most Engaging Race Weekend To-Date - LOS ANGELES (March 13, 2017) – With less than one week until the 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, race organizer Conqur Endurance Group is proud to announce a variety of dynamic race weekend programming to engage runners from around the world as they take on 26.2 miles in the world-famous city of Los Angeles. 

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  • USA Track & Field Foundation announces 32 Youth Club Grant recipients
    USA Track & Field Foundation announces 32 Youth Club Grant recipients

    PITTSBURGH -- The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 32 Youth Club Grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms and facility rental.

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  • What a day! A Sunday full of road running action across the world, A view from Kenya

    RunBlogRun 22 Mar 2017 | 10:53 pm

    Congrats to Elisha Barno, Willy Koitile, Danial Limo, @lamarathon #theshoeaddicts #lamarathon #runblogrun #skechersgorun #skechersperformance A post shared by RunBlogRun (@runblogrun) on Mar 19, 2017 at 9:41am PDT To me, there has never been a day that begins at 3 am in the morning and ended at 10 pm, with everything that happens in between being nothing else but road running and running related activities. This should be an historical day given that all that happened in just a day would[…]

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  • European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen suggests a plan for when bad things happen

    RunBlogRun 22 Mar 2017 | 9:16 pm

    European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen suggests a plan for when bad things happen Svein Arne Hansen is the President of the European Athletics Association. He is leading the sport of athletics in the 51 countries of the EAA. And he is trying to innovate. The social media of the European Athletics Associaiton attracts many young European track fans. The production of the European Indoors gave this viewer one of the finest indoor championships ever. And now, Hansen leads by example. He is suggesting a protocal for key players in both the IAAF, EAA[…]

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  • Thompson and Schippers to duel in Doha on May 5!

    RunBlogRun 22 Mar 2017 | 7:02 pm

    Thompson and Schippers to duel in Doha on May 5! RunBlogRun opines: In Beijing 2015, Dafne Schippers won two medals, a silver in the 100 meters and a gold in the 200 meters. In the Rio Olympics, Elaine Thompson, of Jamaica, whom Schippers defeated in the 200 meters in Beijing, won the gold in both the 100 meters and 200 meters, with Schippers taking silver in the 200 meters. Thompson and Schippers will meet on May 5 in Doha! What a way to start the outdoor season! Elaine Thompson and[…]

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  • Norb Sander was one Helluva Runner too!

    RunBlogRun 22 Mar 2017 | 4:33 pm

    Norb Sander was one Helluva Runner too! Norb Sander died unexpectedly on Friday, March 17, 2017. His funeral was yesterday, March 21, 2017 in Yonkers. I flew out to pay my respects and joined a full church, many still in shock over the loss of the very vital Norb Sander. Dr. Norb Sander racing New York City Marathon in 1974, from the armorytrack.com The celebration was thoughtful and a dear friend of Norb's spoke, for five minutes about the parts of Norb's life many did not know:[…]

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  • Kampala 2017 Diaries: World Cross Country has $310,000 USD Prize Money

    RunBlogRun 22 Mar 2017 | 1:19 pm

    More countries including #uae🇦🇪 #portugal🇵🇹 #belgium and #iraq🇮🇶 confirm participation n #iaafkampala2017 @iaafkampala2017 event due March 26 A post shared by Iaafkampala2017 (@iaafkampala2017) on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:49am PST World Cross Country has $310,000 USD prize money ! KAMPALA (UGA): A total of 310,000 USD will be awarded in prize money at the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala. Winners of the senior men's and women's races will each earn 30,000 USD with money paid out to the top[…]

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