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20th Disney 26.2 Takes in Baseball Stadium, Speedway

Runners to Race Around the ‰ÛÏHigh Banks‰Ûª‰Ûª and ‰ÛÏBases‰Ûª‰Ûª As Part of 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Course 2013 Disney Marathon route to go through baseball stadium and speedway; course tweaks build on list of new 2013 enhancements   LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – (May 16, 2012) – Runners …

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Women’s Record Set at US 25K Championship

Cherobon-Bawcom takes women’s USA 25 km title in American Record; Joseph Chirlee wins men’s title  GRAND RAPIDS ‰ÛÒ Janet Cherobon-Bawcom (Rome, Ga.) ran a pending American Record of 1:24:37 in winning the women‰Ûªs crown Saturday at the 2012 USA 25 km Championships. Joseph Chirlee (Colorado Springs, Colo.) won the men‰Ûªs …

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Sleepy Hollow Mtn. Race Kicks Off May 13

New Race for the 2012 New England Mountain Running Series The first and newest race in the 2012 USATF-NE Mountain Race Series will be held this Sunday, May 13th in Huntington, Vermont on the training grounds of the reigning World Mountain Running Champion and course designer, Kasie Enman.  The Sleepy …

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New American Discus Record Set

NDIANAPOLIS  – Olympic gold medalist Stephanie Brown-Trafton set an American record of 67.74m/222-3 on Friday at the Altius TC Throwdown in Maui, Hawaii. Brown-Trafton‰Ûªs mark improved her own personal best from 2009 by more than five feet, and this was her third personal record set in Hawaii. Brown-Trafton easily won …

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Bring Back The Mile’ Essay Contest

‰ÛÏMy Most Memorable Mile‰Û Essay Contest Honors anniversaries of the first sub-4 minute Miles by Roger Bannister and Don Bowden; 359 words or less; winner receives Bring Back the Mile Lap 4 VIP membership and more SANTA BARBARA, Calif. ‰ÛÒ (May 3, 2012) ‰ÛÒ Bring Back the Mile has announced …

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NBC to Re-broadcast Penn Relays 5 Times in May

USA vs. the World broadcast While more than 49,000 fans packed Franklin Field for USA vs. the World at the Penn Relays, more than one million tuned in through their TVs. The broadcast for the first stop of the 2012 Outdoor Visa Championship Series was carried live on NBC and …

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Women’s Death in London Marathon Sparks Huge Donations

WOMEN'S DEATH IN LONDON MARATHON LEADS TO DONATIONS AVALANCHE By David Monti (c) 2012 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) (24-Apr) -- The charity for which the fallen runner at last Sunday's Virgin London Marathon was running has received a massive surge in donations, presently topping £355,370 …

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Reactions to USATF-CEO Selection

Race Results Weekly NOTE ON THE NEWS - REACTIONS TO USATF CEO SELECTION Here is a sampling of reactions to yesterday's announcement that marketing consultant Max Siegel had been chosen as the new USA Track & Field chief executive officer after a 16 month search. Alan Abrahamson, 3 Wire Sports: …

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Max Siegal Named New CEO of USATF

INDIANAPOLIS ‰ÛÒ USA Track & Field‰Ûªs board of directors has selected Max Siegel to serve as CEO, President and Chair Stephanie Hightower announced Monday. The board voted unanimously to hire Siegel after two CEO searches that took place over the course of 16 months. He will become the fourth CEO …

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