INDIANAPOLIS – Galen Rupp (Portland, Ore.) finished second to Great Britain’s Mo Farah to lead Team USA to a second-place finish at the first annual Bupa Great Edinburgh International Cross Country Team Challenge Saturday at Holyrood Park in Edinburgh. The European Select team scored 50 points to edge Team USA by three points for the title.
The athletes to watch at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country on 8 January are: 8 KILOMETRES Mo Farah (GBR) - 2010 was the best season of his career highlighted by winning European 5000m and 10000m the first athlete to achieve the feat for 20 years. Also became first Briton to run under 13 minutes for 5000m.
Parker Morse for the IAAF - Until very late in the season, Chris Solinsky led the 2010 performance list at 10,000m. This was a striking fact for several reasons, including that Solinsky is American - no American has led the world lists for the longest standard track event since the 1980s - and that so far he has run the distance only once on the track -- and is not necessarily in a hurry to do it again.
From IAAF - Monte Carlo - In part six of their annual review, statisticians A. Lennart Julin (SWE) and Mirko Jalava (FIN) continue their look back at the past season with an overview of Long Distance action on the track.
From IAAF - Monte Carlo - In the fifth installment of their annual season review, statisticians A. Lennart Julin (SWE) and Mirko Jalava (FIN) look back at the highlights and trends of the 2010 season on the Roads: long distance running and the Race Walks.
Michael Johnson speaks about is World Record in the 200m as part of USATF's 30th Anniversary Celebration.
BOTHELL, Wa. – Brooks Sports, Inc. (www.brooksrunning.com) announced the Brooks PR Invitational, a unique, indoor track meet for the fastest high school runners in the U.S. Taking place on Sunday, Feb.
INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 23 youth 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, awards and facility rental.
$15,000 distributed to youth running programs across the country including 10 new programs - ARLINGTON, Va. - (December 16, 2010) - The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has announced that $15,000 has been granted to deserving youth running programs throughout the U.S.
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