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March 10th Quincy Half Rescheduled for May 5

The 2013 Quincy Half Marathon, originally slated for March 10, has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 5. Quincy Half   After communicating with several fellow race directors, business leaders, city officials, sponsors, vendors, volunteers and many, many, many runners, race officials have decided that its best to reschedule the event …

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2013 Spring Shoe Guide

For the digital version of the Spring Shoe Guide appearing in the 2013 March/April issue of New England Runner, click here: http://endurancesportsmedia.com/spring-2013/

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Running “Off the Beaten Path” in Rome

*Part of the “Running Around the World” section in the 2013 March/April issue of New England Runner    Running “Off the Beaten Path” in Rome   by Caitlin Hurley     Years ago, when I first met my boyfriend  (now husband) in Rome, I led tours of what was called …

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Chevron Houston Marathon Achieves ‘Gold’ Standard

Council For Responsible Sport Awards Gold CertificationTo 2013 Chevron Houston Marathon Houston Marathon Committee adds a variety of new initiatives to their slate of environmentally and socially responsible practices   HOUSTON – The Council for Responsible Sport announced on Tuesday that the Houston Marathon Committee has been awarded a Gold …

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Ritz Returning to Chicago – Ran 2:07:47 here in 2012

Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein Will Return to Site of Breakthrough Performance for 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Top American to Headline Chicago’s Kick-Off to the Outdoor Running Season at 2013 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that U.S. Olympian Dathan …

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Aussies Dominate Empire State Building Run-Up

By David Monti (c) 2013 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) NEW YORK (06-Feb) -- Athletes from Australia took four of the six podium spots at tonight's 36th Empire State Building Run-Up Powered by the MMRF here, led by race winners Suzy Walsham and Mark Bourne. About …

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Registration for Chicago Marathon Opens Feb. 19

CHICAGO – Registration for the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will open at noon (CST) on Tuesday, February 19, at www.chicagomarathon.com. The 36th annual event will be held on Columbus Day weekend, Sunday, October 13, starting and finishing in Chicago’s Grant Park. Registration will be open to the first …

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Youth Trumps Weather at Houston Marathon

HOUSTON – Twenty-year-old Merima Mohammed of Ethiopia overcame leg problems and cold, wet conditions to run the second-fastest ever women’s race at Sunday’s Chevron Houston Marathon, while fellow countryman, twenty-two year old Bazu Worku, ran away with the men’s title.   Course record-holder Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia defended his title …

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Vote For CT’s KIDSMARATHON PROGRAM

Hi Folks! This is my friend Rod Dixon’s program. We started it here in Connecticut 5 years ago and it’s sweeping the state and hopefully soon, the nation! It is a tried and true program to help kids get off to a healthy start, and this way fighting one of …

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Running USA Announces Criteria for 2012 Youth Awards

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – (January 2, 2013) – Running USA, the national industry non-profit organization, has announced the criteria for its Youth Awards 2012. In addition, for the first time, the three category winners will receive $5000 each, and past Youth Award winners are eligible to enter. At Running USA …

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