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04/05/2016 - 14:03

carlsbad.jpgBernard Lagat Shatters his own Masters World Record; Christian Cushing Murry and Julie Ertel place first in Men’s and Women’s Masters - SAN DIEGO – April 3, 2016 – Sunshine and speed: those two words perfectly embodied the Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday. The 31st edition of the world’s fastest 5K took place with thousands of runners taking to the streets of one of California’s most-scenic seaside towns.

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04/05/2016 - 14:01

sanfran-rnr.jpgJonathan Varela Obando of Costa Rica and Alisa MacDonald of Canada were victorious - SAN FRANCISCO (April 3, 2016) – An ideal day for running with fog-shrouded skies and temperatures in the low-50s greeted more than 9,000 participants at this morning’s Transamerica Rock ’n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco. Jonathan Varela Obando of Costa Rica and Alisa MacDonald of Canada were the top finishers, breaking the tape in 1 hour, 14 minutes and 14 seconds, and 1:22:14, respectively.

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American Distance Project News

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04/05/2016 - 13:58
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04/05/2016 - 13:58

adpsmall.jpgHilary Bor Wins Stanford Invitational Steeple With World Leading Time

(Palo Alto, CA)  Hillary Bor (All Army) ran away from the field at the Stanford Invitational Friday night to win with a personal best in his 2016 steeplechase opener.  Bor posted a U.S. and World leading mark for the 2016 at 8:30.70, less than a second off of the Rio Olympic standard.

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03/24/2016 - 13:43

yego-small.jpg(The 42nd Prefontaine Classic, a member of the IAAF Diamond League of elite international track & field meets, will be held May 27-28 at historic Hayward Field.) - Eugene, Oregon – World champion Julius Yego makes his U.S. debut at the Prefontaine Classic in the meet’s strongest-ever men’s javelin field.

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03/24/2016 - 13:42

merritt.jpgDES MOINES, Iowa – Six of the top-10 400 meter runners in the world are set to grace the Blue Oval at the 107th Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee, Relays director Brian Brown has announced.

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03/23/2016 - 13:35

shone.jpgHalf a dozen of experienced marathon runners with personal bests in the 2:23 to 2:27 region plus two more or less newcomers to the distance form part of the women’s elite field of the Vienna City Marathon on 10th April. Ethiopia’s Guteni Shone is the fastest on the current start list with a personal record of 2:23:32.

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03/23/2016 - 13:19

drake-16-small.jpgDES MOINES, Iowa – Six of the top eight men’s 400-meter hurdlers in the world are scheduled to compete in the Rio Olympic Games Preview at the 2016 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee, Relays director Brian Brown announced March 22.

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2016 United Airlines NYC Half Recap

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03/21/2016 - 13:55
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03/21/2016 - 13:55

huddle.jpgMolly Huddle, an Elmira, NY, native, defended her United Airlines NYC Half title, beating Joyce Chepkirui (KEN) by eight hundredths of a second in a thrilling photo finish with a time of 1:07:41 - NEW YORK,(March 20, 2016) – Three event records were broken on the streets of Manhattan at the 2016 United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday, March 20, in an event that featured 12 Olympi

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03/21/2016 - 13:52

centro.jpgPORTLAND, Oregon -- Home-field advantage paid off in a huge way for Team USA Sunday at the IAAF World Indoor Championships. With eight medals on the day, Team USA broke its own championship record for number of medals won, with 23, and number of golds, with 13. The medal tally crushed the previous records of 19 medals overall from 1999, and 10 gold medals from 2012.

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03/21/2016 - 13:49

eatom1.jpgPORTLAND, Oregon -- Two-time defending champion Ashton Eaton (Bend, Oregon) inched closer to his third World Indoor title, while four American women and the U.S. men’s 4x400m relay dominated the heats to highlight Saturday morning action at the IAAF World Indoor Championships.

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03/21/2016 - 13:46

carter.jpgPORTLAND, Oregon -- With five medals coming in the span of five minutes, Team USA won a total of eight medals Saturday night at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, including an American record by Michelle Carter. With one day of competition remaining at the Oregon Convention Center, Team USA has 15 medals, including eight gold in 17 events contested thus far.

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03/21/2016 - 13:19

0af7066a15b46ecace4051cc8307525c_M.jpgPORTLAND, Oregon -- Homestate hero Ashton Eaton (Bend, Oregon) began his two-time title defense Friday, leading the men’s heptathlon through two events with 2,032 points, just 28 points off of his world record pace.

Regional news
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03/18/2016 - 15:26

renaud.jpg(iaaf)For all his dominance, it had been almost four years since France’s Renaud Lavillenie last won a global championship title, but the world record holder re-asserted his superiority in supreme fashion on the first day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016, setting a championship record of 6.02m to take gold.

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03/18/2016 - 15:21

cache_sb_s_ecd0621bc9.jpg(iaaf)PORTLAND, Oregon -- In the greatest women’s pole vault competition in track & field history, it was a picture-perfect Jenn Suhrwho added World Indoor gold to her Olympic title with a perfect card through 4.90m/16-0.75.

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03/17/2016 - 17:21

drake-small.jpgDES MOINES, Iowa - Nine throwers are set to entertain the Drake Relays Presented by Hy-Vee crowd in the Rio Olympic Games Preview women's shot put, Relays director Brian Brown announced Thursday, March 17.

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03/17/2016 - 13:20

nbcsn.jpgCoverage Begins Friday Night at 12:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage Available on NBC Sports Live Extra - STAMFORD, Conn. – March 17, 2016 – NBCSN presents coverage of the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend from Portland, Ore., beginning tomorrow (Friday) night at 12:30 a.m. ET and continuing live this Saturday, Mar. 19, at 9:30 p.m.

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03/17/2016 - 13:18

wic-16.jpg(USATF)- USATF presents weekly features, contributed by Tom Surber, highlighting elite athletes, coaches, officials and events that have made an impact on the sport.This week Surber reflects back to the inaugural IAAF World Indoor Championships.

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Team USA at Portland 2016 - By the Numbers

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03/16/2016 - 15:46
Date: 
03/16/2016 - 15:46

wic-16.jpgPORTLAND, Oregon -- With just two days until the start of the IAAF World Indoor Championships - Portland 2016, let’s take a look at Team USA “By the Numbers” heading into this weekend.

Regional news
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03/15/2016 - 15:52

eaton.jpgPORTLAND, Oregon – Eight World Indoor Championships medalists, including two-time defending heptathlon champion Ashton Eaton (Bend, Oregon), highlight Team USA’s roster for the IAAF World Indoor Championships – Portland 2016. In total, 58 athletes will represent the red, white and blue at the Oregon Convention Center, March 17-20.

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03/15/2016 - 14:25

2016_USATF_15K.jpg(USATF) - JACKSONVILLE, Florida -- For the second time in as many USATF Running Circuit races, the winners of Saturday’s USATF 15 km Championships won their first national titles, as Tara Welling and Stanley Kebenei both beat deep and talented fields to earn victories in Jacksonville, an event hosted by the Gate River Run.

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