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11/30/2008 - 08:55

JonesFootLockerNE08.jpg November 30, 2008 from press release (Bronx, NY) Solomon Haile of Silver Spring, Md., and Emily Jones of Harvard, Mass., won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCC) Northeast Regional at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, NY. Runners enjoyed good race conditions, with partly cloudy skies and a temperature of 46 degrees.

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11/30/2008 - 08:50

MatthewsFootLockerS08.JPG November 30, 2008 from press release (Charlotte, NC) Bill Matthews of Birmingham, AL, and Kathy Kroeger of Franklin, TN, won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCC) South Regional at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte, NC.

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11/29/2008 - 13:35

KroegerFootLockerS08.JPG November 29, 2008 from footlockercc.com - Midwest Regional in Kenosha, WI and overall winners Megan Goethals MI and Jakub Zivek MN;

Regional news
Date: 
11/26/2008 - 15:36

November 26, 2008 from press release (NY) This weekend, high school cross-country athletes from across the Northeast will come together in Wappingers Falls to toe the line in the Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) Northeast regional qualifier for the chance to earn an all-expense paid trip to compete in the NXN national championship.

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11/26/2008 - 09:47

November 26, 2008 by John Nepolitan. He has made the U.S. Olympic team and represented the USA at the World Championships, but before Monday Galen Rupp (Univ of Oregon) had yet to win an individual NCAA title. Three times Rupp had crossed the line in 2nd place, but at this weeks NCAA Cross Country Championships Rupp stormed to victory and led his Duck team to a repeat team crown.

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11/25/2008 - 09:50

November 25, 2008 from USATF press release -- 2008 Olympian Galen Rupp (Portland, Ore.) out-dueled Samuel Chelanga of Liberty University to win his first NCAA individual title Monday at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. Running the 10 km course in 29:04, Rupp lead the University of Oregon to their second consecutive team title at the meet.

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Hasay named Youth Athlete of the Year

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11/25/2008 - 09:38
Date: 
11/25/2008 - 09:38

HasayLeadsJrUSXC08.jpg November 25, 2008 from USATF press release (INDIANAPOLIS IN) National 1,500 meter high school record holder Jordan Hasay (file photo), of Arroyo Grande, CA, has been named the 2008 Youth Athlete of the Year by USA Track & Field. Hasay will be honored on Saturday, December 6, at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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11/24/2008 - 08:13

November 24, 2008 from www.runohio.com - Malone University defeated Azusa Pacific by 57 points to win the NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championship. The Malone University Pioneers won their second straight and third National title.

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11/21/2008 - 15:32

November 21, 2008 from press release -- This weekend, high school cross-country athletes from across the Northeast will come together in Wappingers Falls to toe the line in the Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) Northeast regional qualifier for the chance to earn an all-expense paid trip to compete in the NXN national championship.

Regional news
Date: 
11/21/2008 - 15:28

footlocker08logo.jpg November 21, 2008 from press release (New York, NY) This year will be the first time in the 30-year history of the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCC), where three former champions are slated to compete on the same playing field, vying for the title of National Champion.

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Date: 
11/21/2008 - 09:30

MorganFootLockerMW07.JPG November 21, 2008 by Larry Eder. What a difference a week makes . . . last weekend, York High School Boys, led by the uncompromising Joe Newton, lost by one point at the Illinois State meet, after twenty six victories over the past four decades. Naperville North High school was the culprit.

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NXN Interview: Chris Solinsky

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11/20/2008 - 17:15
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11/20/2008 - 17:15

SolinskyUSindoor08.jpg November 20, 2008 by Larry Eder. Chris Solinsky is one of the new professional athletes in the U.S. His gutty run in the U.S. Olympic Trials at 5,000 meters, while it garnered him fifth in the Trials, it also garnered him the respect of US distance fans.

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11/19/2008 - 14:57

November 19, 2008 By John Nepolitan - After finishing in second place for the last two years at the Tennessee AAA Championships and the runners that had finished ahead of him were now out of the competition and off to college, it was assumed that Matthew Sonnenfeldt (Knoxville West) would earn gold.

Regional news
Date: 
11/18/2008 - 14:32

November 18, 2008 - Here is a quick look at Saturday's NCAA Division I Regionals. Current rankings are in ( ). At-large selections, complete team scores, and additional individual results will be included in the final version of this week's issue. The top two teams automatically qualify for the National Championships, which will be held in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Monday, November 24.

Regional news
Date: 
11/18/2008 - 14:30

November 18, 2008 - Here is a quick look at Saturday's NCAA Division III Regionals. Current rankings are in ( ). At-large selections, complete team scores, and additional individual results will be included in the final version of this week's issue. The top two teams automatically qualify for the National Championships, which will be held on Saturday, November 22, in Hanover,Indiana.

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NXN Interview: Dathan Ritzenhein

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11/17/2008 - 14:35
Date: 
11/17/2008 - 14:35

RitzenheinOlympics08.jpg November 17, 2008 by Larry Eder. As part of the build up to the Nike NXN meet, top Nike athletes will be appearing at the regional qualifiers for the NXN. Dathan Ritzenhein [file photo] is coming into his own.

Regional news
Date: 
11/14/2008 - 12:19

November 14, 2008 by Larry Eder. Emily Sisson, a two-time cross country champion in the state of Nebraska, just won a third state cross country title---except, it is in Missouri!

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NXN Interview: Matt Tegenkamp

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11/12/2008 - 14:59
Date: 
11/12/2008 - 14:59

TegenkampOlympics08SF.jpg November 12, 2008 by Larry Eder. As part of the build up to the Nike NXN meet, top Nike athletes will be appearing at the regional qualifiers for the NXN. On November 15 in Heartland, Sioux Falls, Matt Tegenkamp (file photo), 4th Osaka World Champs, 2nd US Olympic Trials, 5,000 meters, 2008 Olympian will be onhand.

Regional news
Date: 
11/12/2008 - 09:51

November 12, 2008 by John Nepolitan -- The NCAA Division 2 West Regional started just as it was planned with nice weather and it was on a course that looped back on itself over and over to make it fan friendly. Somewhere around 2 miles, however, everything went wrong in the men’s race!

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NXN Regionals Feature Top Nike Athletes!

Date: 
11/11/2008 - 09:29
Date: 
11/11/2008 - 09:29

November 11, 2008 by Larry Eder. As part of the build up to the Nike NXN meet, top Nike athletes will be appearing at the regional qualifiers for the NXN. Remember that in 2008, individual runners can now qualify for the NXN to be held in Portland on December 6.

NW, Boise, ID ­ 11/15 - Nick Symmonds, US Olympic Trials champion, 800 meters.

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