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“Catherine The Great” out of Boston

JJOHN HANCOCK: MUSCLE TEAR TO TAKE CATHERINE NDEREBA OUT OF 2010 BOSTON MARATHON FIELD åá      Recent Injury to the Piriformis Muscle Leaves Four-Time Champion Unable To Compete In This Year’s Race   BOSTON, MA (April 8, 2010)‰ÛÓJohn Hancock Financial today said that Catherine Ndereba has withdrawn from the114th running of …

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Ryan Hall to Run 2010 Chicago Marathon

U.S. Olympic Marathoner Ryan Hall Joins 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Field in an Attempt to Lower the Men’s American Record   The Hall Steps Foundation Contributes to Marathon’s Rich Philanthropic Heritage by Building Team of 100 to Run with Ryan   CHICAGO, IL (April 6, 2010) ÌÄå¨ å¼ The Bank …

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Running USA Annual Marathon Report

Running USA Annual Marathon Report U.S. marathons grew nearly 10%; more record finisher highs; ING New York City largest ever COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – (March 28, 2010) – In 2009, U.S. marathons overcame the “gloom and doom” of the recession by posting another year of record participation with 467,000 estimated …

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Cheruiyot Out of Boston Marathon

JOHN HANCOCK: HIP INJURY TO TAKE ROBERT KIPKOECH CHERUIYOT OUT OF 2010 BOSTON MARATHON FIELD åá      Recent Injury Leaves Four-Time Champion Unable To Train Properly In Time To Compete In This Year’s Race   BOSTON, MA (March 26, 2010)‰ÛÓJohn Hancock Financial today said that Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot has withdrawn from …

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Three ‘Amateur’ Runners Up for Sullivan Award

Three runners are up for Sullivan Award   NEW YORK – Fans around the country can help a track and field athlete be named the nation’s top “amateur” athlete as world champion Sanya Richards, inspirational ultramarathoner Amy Palmiero-Winters and NCAA cross-country champion Angela Bizzarri were among the 14 athletes announced …

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Chicago Marathon’s 45,000 Slots go in 51 Days

( 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Registration Closes as Race Reaches 45,000 Participant Capacity in Record Time   Limited Number of Entries Available Through Charities and Tour Groups   CHICAGO, IL (March 23, 2010) ÌÄ®ÕÌ ‘ÌĉÛÊ’å¨ å¼ Open registration for the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon officially closed today as 45,000 …

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