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Joggling Turnips Unite!

by Thom Gilligan   I always thought that setting a world record in the marathon was serious business. Haile Gebrselassie has my complete admiration for his 2:03:59 romp in Berlin. I had the good fortune to be an eyewitness in the finish line grandstand in London in 2003 when Paula …

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Our Man Nolan Shaheed Sets M60 800 WR

INDIANAPOLIS – Masters athlete and noted jazz musician Nolan Shaheed has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after he broke his own world record in the M60 800 meter race in 2:08.56 Saturday in Los Angeles. Running at the Tommie “Tiny” Lister Classic, Shaheed lined-up next …

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Joan Samuelson Running Boston Marathon

Joan Samuelson To Run 2011 Boston Marathon®   Four-time champion Bill Rodgers to serve as Grand Marshal of race.   BOSTON ‰ÛÓ The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Olympic Gold medalist and two-time Boston Marathon champion Joan Samuelson will compete in the 115th running of the Boston Marathon …

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