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05/27/2017 - 13:20

lipsey.jpeg(USATF)EUGENE, Oregon -- 2016 Olympic silver medalist Brittney Reese and 2017 USATF Indoor 1000m champion Charlene Lipsey came away with victories Friday on Joan Benoit Samuelson Night at the Nike Prefontaine Classic.

Regional news
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05/26/2017 - 12:23

joan.jpeg(RunBlogRun.com) - I remember it like it were yesterday. We were watching the 1984 Olympic marathon on our new color TV. Joan Samuelson took the lead just after three miles on the LA Marathon course. She was being followed, cautiously, by Grete Waitz, Ingrid Kristiansen and Rosa Mota.

Regional news
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05/26/2017 - 12:16

edna.jpeg(IAAF)-Two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat has been named as one of Kenya’s marathon runners for the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Regional news
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05/26/2017 - 12:15

cuban.jpegBOULDER, COLO.

Regional news
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05/26/2017 - 12:11

peachtree.jpegFlanagan to also make special appearance with “Run Fast, Eat Slow” co-author, Elyse Kopecky - ATLANTA – May 26, 2017Olympic Silver Medalist Shalane Flanagan will race for the first time since the 2016 Olympic Games at the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Regional news
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05/25/2017 - 12:53

thompson.jpeg(IAAF)- An all-star clash in the women’s 200m will be the headline attraction on the third stop of the IAAF Diamond League at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on Friday and Saturday (26-27).

Regional news
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05/25/2017 - 12:52

kovacs.jpegINDIANAPOLIS -- Reigning World Champion in the shot put Joe Kovacs (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) astounded the competition at last week’s Tucson Elite Classic, improving on his PR with the world’s best throw since 2003.

Regional news
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05/25/2017 - 12:45

marchant.jpgBrand Inks Multi-Year Partnership with Canadian Marathon and Half-Marathon Record Holder - Toronto, ON (May 25, 2017) – Today, Under Armour announces that Lanni Marchant, one of the fastest distance runners in Canada, has joined its roster of elite athletes.

Regional news
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05/24/2017 - 15:59

mo.jpegJustin Lagat, RunBlogRun.com - The Pre Classic is the third of fourteen Diamond League Meetings in 2017. The two day Eugene Diamond League has its Friday night dedicated to women in athletics. On the second day, the best three hours of track in North America this year will go down. Make sure that you are there, or watching it! Here's Justin Lagat's take on the distance races in Eugene!

Regional news
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05/24/2017 - 15:48

nbc.jpegSTAMFORD, Conn. – May 24, 2017 – NBC Sports Group presents live coverage of the 2017 Prefontaine Classic from Portland, Ore., beginning this Friday, May 26, at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and continuing this Saturday, May 27 at 4 p.m. ET on NBC. NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” live stream will begin Saturday at 2:45 p.m.

Regional news
Date: 
05/23/2017 - 12:37

degrasse.jpegEight men with sub-10 second lifetime bests will line up for the start of the 100m at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 27 May, the third stop of the

Each 100m race at the meeting since 2011 has been clocked at 9.90 or faster, making it one of the showcase sprint events on the annual athletics calendar.

Regional news
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05/23/2017 - 12:36

pre.jpegThe provisional entry lists for the third meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League in Eugene on 26-27 May are now available.

provisional entry lists

Regional news
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05/22/2017 - 14:35

brooklyn.jpegEthiopia’s Girma Bekele Gebre bettered his seventh-place finish from last year by winning the men’s race in 1:04:56 - NEW YORK  (May 20, 2017) - A total of 27,440 runners crossed the finish line at the 2017 Airbnb Brooklyn Half on Saturday, May 20, making it the largest half marathon to dat

Regional news
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05/22/2017 - 14:34

alex17.jpegAlex Korio and Irene Cheptai made it a Kenyan double at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017 race, winning at the 10th edition of the race in 28:12 and 31:51 respectively, and each taking home a winner’s cheque for USD26,000 on Sunday.

Regional news
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05/22/2017 - 14:29

cleve_riteaid.jpegCity of Cleveland proclaims May 21, 2017 “Jack Staph Day” in honor of long-time executive race director - CLEVELAND (May 21, 2017) – Nearly 15,000 runners were treated to a new and scenic course for the 40th anniversary of the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon.

Regional news
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05/19/2017 - 13:35

detroit.jpeg(DETROIT) May 18, 2017– Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon, Lydiard™ Foundation, Running Lab and Gazelle Sports are pleased to announce a partnership to bring personalized training programs to runners training for the Full Marathon, International Half-Marathon, U.S. Only Half-Marathon, Marathon Relayand 5K.

Regional news
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05/19/2017 - 13:30

martinez.jpeg( Used by permission 2017, Race Results Weekly) LOS ANGELES (18-May) -- As the warm Southern California sun set over the Bill Henry Track at Jack Kemp Stadium at Occidental College here, action on the track heated up at the USATF Distance Classic, led by USA-leading and meet record marks by global medalists Matthew Centrowitz in the 1500m (3:33.41) and Brenda Martinez in the

Regional news
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05/19/2017 - 13:24

farah.jpegA collection of the world’s best distance runners in the 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic will provide a preview of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 final when they take to the start line at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 27 May.

More than half the field own an Olympic or World Championships medal of some sort.

Regional news
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05/15/2017 - 14:34

thompson.jpegDouble Olympic champion Elaine Thompson continued her winning streak at the second meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series on Saturday (13), as the Jamaican prevailed in the women’s 100m with a world lead of 10.78 in Shanghai.

Regional news
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05/15/2017 - 14:30

burla.jpegINDIANAPOLIS -- The first six members of Team USATF have been named for the IAAF World Championships in London this August, USATF announced Thursday.

 

 

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