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Canada’s Reid Coolsaet 2:11:23 at Toronto

 Mungara, Cherop, Coolsaet  top record-setting day at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon TORONTO. September 27th. Kenya’s Kenneth Mungara and Sharon Cherop ran the fastest men’s and women’s marathons ever on Canadian soil, and Hamilton’s Reid Coolsaet took a giant leap towards achieving his Olympic dream, Sunday at the 21st Scotiabank Toronto …

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Aisling Cuffe – A Joyous Talent

 by Nate Getman   Cornwall’s Aisling Cuffe is a very happy person. And it’s not because of her phenomenal success, highlighted most recently by a victory in the 5000 meter run (16:52.25) and a third place finish (9:20.94) behind Emily Sisson and Jordan Hasay at the USATF Junior Outdoor Track …

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Lagat Sets 3000m AR in Rieti

INDIANAPOLIS – Bernard Lagat set the American record in the men’s 3,000m Saturday night at the Rieti 2010 meeting in Italy.   In a race that saw Tariku Bekele (ETH) win in a world-leading 7:28.70, Bernard Lagat finished as the runner-up crossing the line in an American record 7:29.00. The …

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Bizuneh Captures US 10M Title, Video of Race

FLINT – Fasil Bizuneh (Flagstaff, Ariz.) pulled away from 2010 USA Half Marathon champion Antonio Vega (Minneapolis, Minn.),  just after seven miles to win the USA Men’s 10 Mile Championship Saturday in Flint, Mich.  The championship was hosted by the Crim Festival of Races.  Bizuneh ran 47 minutes, 29 seconds to finish …

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America’s Solinsky Breaks 13 for 5,000 in Zurich

Seven Americans claim Diamonds in Zurich INDIANAPOLIS – Seven Diamond League trophies and a world-leading win in the men’s 4x100m highlighted competition tonight at the Weltklasse Zurich, the penultimate stop on the Samsung Diamond League.   The IAAF Samsung Diamond League encompasses 32 individual event disciplines, with a points scoring …

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adidas McMillan Elite Adds Seven Athletes

Flagstaff, Arizona-based training group part of U.S. distance running resurgence   Heading into its fourth year, the adidas-McMillanElite training group has added seven recent grads to its roster. Thanks to the financial support of adidas, New York Road Runners Club, Houston Marathon Foundation and USATF Foundation, these emerging professional athletes …

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Former Athlete Antonio Pettigrew Found Dead

NDIANAPOLIS – Former professional track athlete Antonio Pettigrew was found dead in the early-morning hours of Tuesday, August 10, in North Carolina’s Chatham County, University of North Carolina Officials told USATF. A 1992 graduate of St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, N.C., the 42-year-old Pettigrew had worked as an assistant track …

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