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02/21/2011 - 13:47

nvm-logo.png33rd edition resonates with wide range of runners; another sold-out field - NAPA, Calif. - (February 20, 2011) - A sold-out crowd of 2,400 marathon participants from ten countries and 44 U.S. states will line up for the 33rd Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon on Sunday, March 6, 2011.

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02/18/2011 - 11:09

Keitany_MaryFV-RAK11.jpgPortuguese soccer manager Jose Mourinho likes to describe himself as "The Special One"; well now maybe this tiny corner of the United Arab Emirates should describe itself as just that.

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02/16/2011 - 16:55

baa.pngNEW QUALIFYING TIMES IN EFFECT FOR 2013 BOSTON MARATHON. - BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today a change in its registration process for the Boston Marathon, allowing the fastest qualifiers to enter the earliest and with a rolling admission system while also offering all eligible runners an increased registration period.

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02/16/2011 - 16:41

runpro.gifMinneapolis/St. Paul – Feb. 16, 2011 – A new web site at www.RunPro.com has been launched to assist promising distance runners make the transition from collegiate to professional athletes. The site was created and developed by Team USA Minnesota with the support of a 2010 Excellence Challenge Grant from USA Track & Field.

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02/14/2011 - 17:28

track_town_2012_2_lg.gifTrack Town, USA expects another record-setting sellout crowd at Historic Hayward Field - Eugene, Ore. – (Feb. 14, 2011) ­­–– Preparations are well underway in Track Town, USA for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field.

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02/14/2011 - 13:49

HoustonMarathonCommitteeTopLogoV2.gifOn March 1, 2010, representatives from the United States Olympic Committee, USA Track & Field, and the Houston Marathon Committee joined Houston Mayor Annise Parker at City Hall to announce that the city of Houston will host the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon for both men and women on January 14, 2012 at 8:00 a.m., CT.

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02/14/2011 - 11:03

Smith_KimFV-MardiGras11.jpgNew Zealand Olympian runs 1:07:36 to eclipse Meseret Defar’s U.S. All-Comers mark by 8 seconds - NEW ORLEANS, LA – February, 13, 2010 – Kim Smith of New Zealand set a pending U.S. All-Comers record in the half marathon today, clocking 1 hour, 7 minutes and 36 seconds at the second Rock ‘n’ Roll Mardi Gras Marathon & Half-Marathon benefiting the American Cancer Society.

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02/14/2011 - 11:01

Lagat_BernardFV-Reebok10.jpgINDIANAPOLIS - Bernard Lagat secured a fifth national indoor record Saturday night breaking the two-mile mark in the New York Road Runners Deuce Record Challenge at the Armory New Balance Track & Field Center. Lagat's time of 8 minutes, 10.07 seconds bettered Doug Padilia's 8:15.02 two-mile record set in 1990 at the Los Angeles Forum.

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02/10/2011 - 09:40

Burla_Serena-Houston11.jpgNorcross, GA (Feb. 8, 2011) - Mizuno USA, Inc. has announced the company has signed a three-year endorsement deal with runner Serena Burla. Burla’s partnership agreement with Mizuno extends from her previous connection with the company.

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02/09/2011 - 17:46

bloomsday-11.jpgSpokane, WA—Bloomsday’s Corporate Cup has proven especially popular this year, as the team competition reached its limit of 250 teams in less than three days. Signup for Corporate Cup opened at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, and closed mid-day today.

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Date: 
02/09/2011 - 15:30

vega_antoniofv1-houston10.jpgTop American Finisher at Peachtree Road Race Extends Relationship with Mizuno Race Team - Norcross, GA (Feb. 7, 2011) - Mizuno USA, Inc. has announced the company has signed a three-year endorsement deal with runner Antonio Vega. Vega’s partnership agreement with Mizuno extends from his previous two-year relationship with the company.

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02/09/2011 - 13:09

verbacus.jpgMICK: It is a pleasure to talk to you. Nice run in Boston (4:03 mile). It must be quite a challenge racing with 10-15 other sub 4 minute milers. I read that you have reduced your mileage to about 60 miles per week to prepare for the mile. What kind of mileage do you normally do?

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02/09/2011 - 13:04

FinishArea-NYCHalf10.jpgNew York, February 8, 2011—In a rare gathering of three of America’s leading male long-distance runners of the past decade, Meb Keflezighi, Ryan Hall, and Abdi Abdirahman will run the 2011 NYC Half-Marathon.

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02/09/2011 - 13:03

lamarathon-11.jpgLOS ANGELES, February 6, 2011 – Two-time defending champion Wesley Korir says he is in the best shape of his life and is ready to challenge his own race record at the 2011 Honda LA Marathon presented by K-Swiss. But he isn’t the only one aiming to set a record during the 26th edition of the race on March 20.

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02/09/2011 - 13:01

teamusamn_logo.gifMinneapolis/St. Paul – Feb. 8, 2011 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf and Gabriele Anderson will both compete in the mile at the Iowa State Classic track meet in Ames on Feb. 12. The event will be held on the Iowa State University campus in the Lied Recreational Center, which has a 300-meter indoor track.

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Grandma's Marathon Registration Tops 5,000

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02/09/2011 - 13:00
Date: 
02/09/2011 - 13:00

gmclassic-09.jpg(Duluth, Minn.)Registration for the 35th Grandma's Marathon field has passed the halfway mark with more than 5,000 runners already entered in the June 18 race.

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Date: 
02/09/2011 - 12:58

MCM-Logo-35th-Anniversary-10-resized.jpgBeginning Wednesday, February 23, 2011, runners can register at www.marinemarathon.com - QUANTICO, Va. - Starting at noon on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, runners can register for the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) at www.marinemarathon.com. The 36th MCM will be held on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011.

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02/07/2011 - 09:51

flanagan_shalanefv-usxc10.jpgSAN DIEGO – Olympic Bronze medalist and American record holder Shalane Flanagan (Portland, Ore.) dominated the women’s field to win her fifth USA Cross Country title, while Brent Vaughn (Blackhawk, Colo.) surprised the men’s field to win his first USA title Saturday at the 2011 USA Cross Country Championships.

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Date: 
02/07/2011 - 09:50

Gebremeskel_DejenFV_NBind11.jpgBoston, USA - Double European champion Mo Farah found himself beaten to the line by a half-shod competitor last night (5) at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix.

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Brown, Wright make statement in Boston

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02/07/2011 - 09:48
Date: 
02/07/2011 - 09:48

Brown_Russell-NBind11.jpgCompeting in the most anticipated race of the night and the meet’s finale event, Brown convincingly defeated an illustrious field in the mile. Olympic silver medalist Nick Willis of New Zealand led a strung-out field through 800m in 1:58 and looked to be in control of the race, but Henok Legesse of Ethiopia took the lead with 500m left, and the race was on.

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