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  • 2019 B.A/A. Boston Diary: Degefa holds off Kiplagat

    he Boston Marathon is true rite of Spring. This year, the weather looked to be horrific early on, but as RunBlogRun senior writer David Hunter noted, prior to the race: "Thunder claps at 7:00 AM in Back Bay. Strong rain. Windshield wipers on at full speed. Had hooded slicker on. But pants got soacked during ten minute walk to Copley Plaza Hotel. Looks Like rain stopped in Hopkinton and Ashland. Temp in 60's. Meaningful tailwind.Could Read More
  • Lawrence Cherono Wins 2019 Boston Marathon Title With Last Second Surge

    In one of the most exciting finishes in Boston Marathon history, three men took the famous turn on Hereford Street in tandem, setting the stage for a memorable sprint down Boylston Street. The 123rd Boston Marathon would turn out to be a kicker’s classic, as Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono edged Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa by two seconds at the line, 2:07:57 to 2:07:59, using every ounce of energy to break the tape. Kenneth Kipkemoi finished third in Read More
  • King Chez Claims his crown by Dan Cruz for Carlsbad 5000

    Last Sunday, Ed Cheserek, to the delight of his fans and of his sponsor, Skechers, took the win in Carlsbad. His time of 13:29 was a WR equalling event, as the IAAF began recognizing road WRs in 2019. Read More
  • BAA Invitational Mile: Photo Finishes Highlight B.A.A. Invitational Mile BY JAMES O'BRIEN, for BAA.org

    The BAA Invite Mile has become an institution in Boston. On Boston Saturday, the Invite Mile is part of the Boston Marathon Weekend. It has become a big fan favorite. The fields feature top young milers, and are well recieved. The close finishes were exciting, and here is an superb piece by James O'Brien for the BAA official site: https://www.baa.org/news. James O'Brien is also the publisher of the New York Athletic Club publication, Wingfoot, one Read More
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  • 2019 B.A/A. Boston Diary: Degefa holds off Kiplagat
    2019 B.A/A. Boston Diary: Degefa holds off Kiplagat

    he Boston Marathon is true rite of Spring. This year, the weather looked to be horrific early on, but as RunBlogRun senior writer David Hunter noted, prior to the race: "Thunder claps at 7:00 AM in Back Bay. Strong rain. Windshield wipers on at full speed. Had hooded slicker on. But pants got soacked during ten minute walk to Copley Plaza Hotel. Looks Like rain stopped in Hopkinton and Ashland. Temp in 60's. Meaningful tailwind.Could get to 70 later in the day. Much better than '18. Miserable 90 minutes ago. But looks improving now."

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  • Lawrence Cherono Wins 2019 Boston Marathon Title With Last Second Surge
    Lawrence Cherono Wins 2019 Boston Marathon Title With Last Second Surge

    In one of the most exciting finishes in Boston Marathon history, three men took the famous turn on Hereford Street in tandem, setting the stage for a memorable sprint down Boylston Street. The 123rd Boston Marathon would turn out to be a kicker’s classic, as Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono edged Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa by two seconds at the line, 2:07:57 to 2:07:59, using every ounce of energy to break the tape. Kenneth Kipkemoi finished third in 2:08:07.

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  • King Chez Claims his crown by Dan Cruz for Carlsbad 5000

    Last Sunday, Ed Cheserek, to the delight of his fans and of his sponsor, Skechers, took the win in Carlsbad. His time of 13:29 was a WR equalling event, as the IAAF began recognizing road WRs in 2019.

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  • BAA Invitational Mile: Photo Finishes Highlight B.A.A. Invitational Mile BY JAMES O'BRIEN, for BAA.org
    BAA Invitational Mile: Photo Finishes Highlight B.A.A. Invitational Mile BY JAMES O'BRIEN, for BAA.org

    The BAA Invite Mile has become an institution in Boston. On Boston Saturday, the Invite Mile is part of the Boston Marathon Weekend. It has become a big fan favorite. The fields feature top young milers, and are well recieved. The close finishes were exciting, and here is an superb piece by James O'Brien for the BAA official site: https://www.baa.org/news. James O'Brien is also the publisher of the New York Athletic Club publication, Wingfoot, one of the oldest and most prestigious athletic club publications in North America.

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  • BAA 5K: Rain Doesn't Dampen Exciting Races at 2019 B.A.A. 5K BY BARBARA HUEBNER, for BAA.org
    BAA 5K: Rain Doesn't Dampen Exciting Races at 2019 B.A.A. 5K BY BARBARA HUEBNER, for BAA.org

    The BAA 5K has developed into a key event of the BAA Boston Marathon weekend. The event had 8,484 runners competing in the Back Bay of Boston, held on Saturday morning before the Boston marathon. The elite race features some of the finest American, Ethiopian and Kenyan athletes at the distance, and gets Boston Saturday started.

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  • Boston Marathon Announces Changes Due to Weather Forecast
    Boston Marathon Announces Changes Due to Weather Forecast

    BOSTON, MA (12-April) – Due to inclement weather forecasted for April 15, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizers of the Boston Marathon, has announced changes to ensure the safety of participants in this year’s Boston Marathon.

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  • 2019 HOKA ONE ONE Spring Track & Field Training Week 16, Day 3: Wednesday in the sun

    RunBlogRun 24 Apr 2019 | 8:39 am

    2019 HOKA ONE ONE Spring Track & Field Training Week 16, Day 3: Wednesday in the sun Today, as I headed out of San Jose, CA, i saw the trail along the Guadalupe River. From 1974 to 1983, I ran on the trail several times a week, enjoying the sites and sounds along as the San Jose Airport developed. We could run 7 bridges, which would take us out to Alviso, and the smell of salty air would greet us. On the way back to Bellarmine, we could grab a few strawberries and the older Japanese American[…]

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  • 2019 Asian Champs: Yavi wins second gold (5000m, steeplechase)

    RunBlogRun 23 Apr 2019 | 11:48 pm

    2019 Asian Champs: Yavi wins second gold (5000m, steeplechase) Winifred Yavi, photo by PhotoRun.net Second gold for Yavi DOHA (QAT, Apr 23): On the third day of the 23rd Asian Championships in Doha, Bahrain's Shitaye Eshete won the 10,000m in a championship record of 31:15.62 ahead of Japan's Hitomi Niiya who was also under the previous mark with 31:22.63. Teammate Winfred Yavi won the 3000m steeplechase in 9:46.18 after 5000 m gold while Bahrain also won the inaugural mixed relay ahead of India, 3:15.75 World lead to 3:16.47. Salwa[…]

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  • 2019 Asian Champs Diary:Samba thinks faster

    RunBlogRun 23 Apr 2019 | 6:32 pm

    2019 Asian Champs Diary:Samba thinks faster Abderraham Samba, photo by Photorun.net Samba thinks faster DOHA (QAT): Abderrahmane Samba after his fastest ever April 400 m Hurdles time 47.51 said: "It is a good time, but I can go faster. I worked hard in training in South Africa and I am sure I can run faster. The plan was to push hard in the first 300 m. After the seventh hurdle I changed from 13 steps between the hurdles to 14. I had to deal also wit[…]

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  • 2019 Drake Relays Diary : Ryan Crouser will be in Des Moines this weekend!

    RunBlogRun 23 Apr 2019 | 10:24 am

    2019 Drake Relays Diary : Ryan Crouser will be in Des Moines this weekend! Ryan Crouser, photo by PhotoRun.net Crouser next one at Drake Relays DES MOINES (USA): There will be some expectations at Drake Relays on Saturday when men´s shot put will be held as last of the technical events of the day. And it will be because the Olympic winner Ryan Crouser is scheduled to compete. His last weekend two efforts 22.74 and 22.73 were the best throws in last 29 years. And he aims for more. In recent quotes from him[…]

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  • 2019 HOKA ONE ONE Spring Track & Field Training Week 16, Day 2:

    RunBlogRun 23 Apr 2019 | 8:15 am

    2019 HOKA ONE ONE Spring Track & Field Training Week 16, Day 2: The tempo run makes you strong. It also helps you judge pace. Warming up, photo by PhotoRun.net Tuesday, April 23, 2019 -warm up, 20 minute tempo run, run at 30 second per mile above your 5k current race pace, 6 x 300m, 100m jog, stride outs, cooldown And most of all, remember that, when you are looking for running shoes, check out www.hokaoneone.com. Week 16, 2019 Track buildup-time to get serious, racing is almost here Monday-warm up, 45 minutes moderate[…]

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