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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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  • Kampala 2017 Diaries: Kamworor defended, Kenya dominated

    RunBlogRun 26 Mar 2017 | 9:32 pm

    Kampala 2017 Diaries: Kamworor defended, Kenya dominated Geoffrey Kamworor defends his senior men's title, photo: Roger Sedres (c)/IAAF Kamworor defended, Kenya dominated KAMPALA (UGA, Mar 26): Kenya won both senior titles with Irene Cheptai and defender Geoffrey Kamworor. Emotional leader in men race Joshua Cheptegei initialized early festivities among fans, but faded and was happy to finish. But Uganda still got its first ever gold medal, in junior boys race Jacob Kiplimo was the best. Kenya won first mixed relay and Gidey defended her U20 girls gold[…]

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  • Geoffrey Kamworor wins senior mens race in dramatic run to the finish

    RunBlogRun 26 Mar 2017 | 7:25 pm

    Kenya's Kamworor won the #iaafkampala2017 senior men's race. A post shared by Michael Scott (@urimiscott) on Mar 26, 2017 at 8:08am PDT العداء البحريني البرت روب اثناء سباق بطولة العالم لاختراق الضاحية #كمبالا #iaafkampala2017 #canon #nike #nikon A post shared by Bahrain Athletics Association (@baa_bh) on Mar 26, 2017 at 12:06pm PDT The senior men's race, five laps of the course, was the final elite race for the day. With all of the amazing stories of the day, this race,[…]

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  • Lisabet Gidey wins second consecutive U20 World Cross title!

    RunBlogRun 26 Mar 2017 | 5:22 pm

    ‪Your U20 women's winner at #iaafkampala2017 is Ethiopia's Gidey!‬ A post shared by Michael Scott (@urimiscott) on Mar 26, 2017 at 5:07am PDT Lisabet Gidey won her second consecutive U20 World Cross Country title! The U20 women's race had 108 runners from 30 countries, with sixteen full teams. Gidey and nine other runners broke away from the pack early, with Gidey always near the front. The heat and humidity took its toll on the field, but Gidey persisted and her[…]

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  • Kenyan women sweep, dominate, obliterate senior women's field

    RunBlogRun 26 Mar 2017 | 3:47 pm

    U20 women's lead pack negotiates the first log obstacle about 1km into their championship race. #iaafkampala2017 A post shared by Michael Scott (@urimiscott) on Mar 26, 2017 at 2:39pm PDT The senior womens' race was five laps of the 2000 meter course. The hot, humid conditions affected all in the field. But, the truth is, we witnessed one of the most dominating performances in World Cross Country history. Kenyan women went 1-6 in Kampala, and the performances of the Kenyan[…]

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  • Jacob Kiplimo wins first World Cross Gold for Uganda!

    RunBlogRun 26 Mar 2017 | 1:27 pm

    16 year old won gold today in #iaafkampala2017 Proudly Ugandan A post shared by Arthur Musinguzi (@arthurtotally) on Mar 26, 2017 at 10:58am PDT Uganda has a long and respectul history in the sport of athletics. With the World Cross Country being hosted in Uganda, the support of the local community, and the running community was intense. That is why the victory of Jacob Kiplimo was and is so important. The sixteen year old young man ran a brilliant race[…]

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