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Date: 
02/25/2009 - 11:06

IAAF_Nutrition.jpgAll athletes can benefit from making good food choices that will support consistent training, maximize performance in competition and help maintain good health. Food choices will be very different in different countries and different cultures, but

Regional news
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02/25/2009 - 10:39

Makau_Patrick1-RAK09AO.jpgFrom IAAFRotterdam, The Netherlands – The organisers of the Fortis Marathon Rotterdam have announced their starting fields for the 29th edition of the event which takes place on Sunday 5 April.

The Fortis Marathon Rotterdam is an IAAF Silver Label Road Race.

Regional news
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02/23/2009 - 13:33

Stuczynski_JennR1_Millrose09AO.jpgUSATF Press Release, BOSTON - The reigning Royal Highness of the women's pole vault, Jenn Stuczynski won her first career national title at the 2005 USA Indoor Championships at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center.

Regional news
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02/22/2009 - 17:19

Lagat_Bernard-OlyGames08AO.jpgUSATF Press ReleaseBOSTON - There are athletes who are competitors, also-rans, contenders, ham-n-eggers, winners, whiners, losers and champions, but it's the history-making stars in all sports that we never forget. American middle-distance runner Bernard Lagat belongs in that exclusive community.

Regional news
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02/19/2009 - 10:41

Davis_WayneQ-NikeIn08AO.jpg(By John Nepolitan, February 15, 2009) At the 2008 Nike Indoor Nationals Wayne Davis II (Southeast Raleigh, NC) ran a high school national record of 7.06 for the 55 meter hurdles on his way to the 60 meter finish line. That record would less than a year as Davis lowered the record to 7.05 in winning the North Carolina Indoor State Championship.

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Rupp named Athlete of the Week

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02/18/2009 - 10:24
Date: 
02/18/2009 - 10:24

Rupp_Galen1-BostonIn09AO218.jpg(USATF Press Release, INDIANAPOLIS) - The University of Oregon's Galen Rupp has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting the American Indoor record in the men's 5,000 meters Friday at the 2009 Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark.

Regional news
Date: 
02/11/2009 - 11:10

Robbie_AndrewsAOW-09AO.jpg

(Photo and Article by John Nepolitan, February 8, 2009) After coming close to the New Jersey state record in 2008 after just 3 weeks of training, Robbie Andrews (Manlanapan, NJ) and his coach father planned out an attack on Alan Webb’s national record of 2:23.68.  After 200 meters of the Junior Boys 1000 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in New York was passed

Regional news
Date: 
02/11/2009 - 10:48

Trammell_Terrence-Millrose09ATF.jpg(USATF Press Release)INDIANAPOLIS - At the midway point of USATF's 2009 Indoor Visa Championship Series, 2008 Olympic 10,000m bronze medalist Shalane Flanagan leads the women's Race for the Championship with 1,212 points and two-time Olympic 110m hurdle silver medalist Terrence Trammell holds the top spot in the men's race with 1,226 points.

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Flanagan named Athlete of the Week

Date: 
02/11/2009 - 10:34
Date: 
02/11/2009 - 10:34

Flanagan-Ejigu-BostonIn09AO.jpg(USATF Press Release)INDIANAPOLIS - Shalane Flanagan has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week setting the American Indoor record in the women's 5,000 meters Saturday at the 2009 Reebok Boston Indoor Games.

Regional news
Date: 
02/10/2009 - 15:06

Merritt_LaShawnFV1-OlyGames08AO.jpg(IAAF Online Diaries) Olympic 400m champion LaShawn Merritt is now back in training fully focused on carrying the momentum from his Beijing triumph forward to the IAAF World Championships this summer in Berlin. But he’s kept very busy off the track as well.

Regional news
Date: 
02/09/2009 - 12:37

mbmmlogo_WEBUse_2.jpg MELBOURNE, FL (Feb. 8) — It was widely expected that four-time Olympic Games performer Colleen DeReuck would win the women’s USA Masters Half-Marathon title. However, Paul Aufdemberg wasn’t sure about his chances in the featured event of the inaugural State Farm Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon.

Regional news
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02/04/2009 - 16:43

JennLores-thumbAO.jpgNutrilite announced its continued sponsorship of many of our elite track meets in the US. That, and their continued sponsorship of Jenn Stuczynski and Sanya Richards should be congratulated. In a time when many sponsors are crying, committed sponsors such as Nutrilite are seeing an appreciation for their support of our sport!

Regional news
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02/04/2009 - 11:48

Keflezighi_Meb-MenOlyT07AO.jpg(USATF Press Release)INDIANAPOLIS - 2004 Olympic men's marathon silver medalist Meb Keflezighi has entered the USA Cross Country Championships, USA Track & Field announced Tuesday. A two-time champion in the 12 km, Keflezighi will be making his first appearance at the USA Cross Country Championships since 2003.

Regional news

Jordan Hasay Picks Oregon, by Larry Eder

Date: 
02/03/2009 - 14:40
Date: 
02/03/2009 - 14:40

Hasay_JordanI-FL-Final08AO.jpg In a copyrighted story in the San Luis Obispo, California http://www.sanluisobispo.com/183/story/609360.htmlwebsite, sanluisobispo.com, Jordan Hasay has made her choice known as to where she will go for college. After having considered Arizona, Stanford, Arizona State, Oregon, Hasay announced this afternoon that she would be a Duck next Fall, and the University of Oregon will be her school!

Regional news
Date: 
02/02/2009 - 16:03

JsmithAOW-3-09.jpg(Photo and Article By John Nepolitan, February 1, 2009) Even though she was defending champion, Jillian Smith (Southern Regional HS) did not see herself as the favorite to win the Millrose Games HS Girls Mile.

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Milers head to Millrose

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01/30/2009 - 12:12
Date: 
01/30/2009 - 12:12

(Press ReleaseUSATF) Goucher_Kara-NYC08-1-30.jpgNEW YORK - Event organizers on Wednesday hosted a press conference in advance of the 102nd Millrose Games, which will be run Friday evening at Madison Square Garden.

Regional news
Date: 
01/28/2009 - 13:04

fernandezNikeOutdoor08_0.jpgThe last time anybody saw German Fernandez (Oklahoma Sate Univ) he had just dropped out of the NCAA XC Championships with an injury. The injury to his Achilles was not nearly as bad an anybody thought an this past weekend in his first indoor track race of his life

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Travis Padgett Gears Up for Millrose Games

Date: 
01/27/2009 - 14:07
Date: 
01/27/2009 - 14:07

January 27, 2009 from USATF press release (Indianapolis IN) Travis Padgett, the collegiate record holder outdoors in the 100 meters, will make his professional debut Friday when he competes in the Visa men's 60 meters at the 102nd Millrose Games. Millrose is the first stop of USATF's 2009 Visa Championship Series.

Regional news
Date: 
01/26/2009 - 14:00

January 26, 2009 from press release (PHILADELPHIA, PA) On your mark, get set, go! Enter to win the second annual "CIGNA Falmouth Road Race Challenge" national essay contest. As of Jan. 1, CIGNA will begin accepting entries to win an all-expense-paid trip, valued up to $5,000, to participate in the CIGNA Falmouth Road Race Aug. 9, 2009 in Falmouth, Mass.

Regional news
Date: 
01/26/2009 - 11:23

January 26, 2009 from www.iaaf.org - German Fernandez , 18-year-old, on Saturday at the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, AR, ran 3:56.50, the fastest ever indoor Mile race by a junior athlete in history. The previous fastest junior indoor Mile was run by Kenya’s Boaz Lalang who clocked 3:58.34, also in Fayetteville at the Tyson Invitational meet on 15 February 2008. Prior to that time another Kenyan Geoffrey Rono had run 3:58.60 in New York on 21 January 2006.
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