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April 2009

National features
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04/30/2009 - 13:26

Poplar_springsAS.gifPoplar Spring Animal Sanctuary will hold its 6th annual, green-friendly*, all vegan, 5K Run for the Animals and 1-Mile Fun Walk. Approximately 700 area runners, teams and individuals will compete for prize money and raffle items.

National features
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04/30/2009 - 11:44

2009_first half print_Page_1.jpgCampaign Showcases Brand’s Commitment to Delivering the Perfect Fit As Promise to Increase the Love of Running - BOSTON, March 4, 2009 – Global athletic leader New Balance debuts a brand campaign this month that reinforces the brand’s heritage in performance running and introduces its Total Fit™ philosophy, the complete dedication to achieving the

Regional features

2009 REEBOK GRAND PRIX

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04/29/2009 - 12:57
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04/29/2009 - 12:57

rgp-rss-logo.gifJamaican sprint stars Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser and Kenyan distance specialist Micah Kogo, along with America’s pole vault standout Jenn Stuczynski and top sprinter Allyson Felix, will compete at the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix, organizers announced today.

National features

REEBOK GRANDPRIX

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04/29/2009 - 12:33
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04/29/2009 - 12:33

00_rgp-rss-logo.gifJamaican sprint stars Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser and Kenyan distance specialist Micah Kogo, along with America’s pole vault standout Jenn Stuczynski and top sprinter Allyson Felix, will compete at the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix, organizers announced today.

National features
Date: 
04/29/2009 - 11:43

09heat1.jpgApril 28, 2009, Petaluma, CA: AFMInc Founder and CEO David Deigan today critiqued the new “Rapid Unwind” Heatsheet distribution system his company tested at last week’s Boston Marathon. In addition to the written remarks, which follow, video clips of the Boston pilot program are available for viewing on You Tube.

National features

Saucony Joins the Conservation Alliance

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04/23/2009 - 12:47
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04/23/2009 - 12:47

00_saucony.jpg( Press release) LEXINGTON, MA (April 22, 2009) –Saucony, Inc., a leading global supplier of performance athletic footwear and apparel, today announced that they have joined The Conservation Alliance, a group of outdoor industry companies that provide funding to community-based programs dedicated to protecting threatened wild and natural areas for their habitat and recreat

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2009 London Marathon

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04/21/2009 - 14:50
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04/21/2009 - 14:50

00_London_Mar-09_0.gifIn 1979, hours after having run the New York Marathon, the former Olympic champion Chris Brasher wrote an article for The Observer which began: "To believe this story you must believe that the human race be one joyous family, working together, laughing together, achieving the impossible.

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2009 Drake Relays

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04/21/2009 - 13:29
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04/21/2009 - 13:29

drakwerelays100thLogo.gifWalt Murphy's News and Results Service (c)Copyright 2009-all rights reserved. May not be reprinted or retransmitted without permission

Big weekend on the relay circuit, with the 115th Penn Relays and the historic 100th Drake Relays.

National features

2009 Drake relays

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04/21/2009 - 12:59
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04/21/2009 - 12:59

00_drakwerelays100thLogo.gifWalt Murphy's News and Results Service (c)Copyright 2009-all rights reserved. May not be reprinted or retransmitted without permission

Big weekend on the relay circuit, with the 115th Penn Relays and the historic 100th Drake Relays.

National features
Date: 
04/17/2009 - 11:11

01_BAA-09Logo.gif Another bellwether of our sport. But, dear readers, as I was asked twice today to explain the derivation of bellwether, I will leave it to American Track & Field editor James Dunaway: "