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Elite List for BAA Invitational Mile on 4-14

Olympic Games and World Championships Medalists Highlight B.A.A. Invitational Mile Field   Nick Willis (NZL) and Kalkidan Gezahegne (ETH) are Top Contenders.   $14,500 Prize Purse at Stake in the Event, held on Sunday, April 14.   BOSTON ‰ÛÒ The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that an international field …

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Meb Out of Boston

KEFLEZIGHI WITHDRAWS FROM BOSTON MARATHON WITH INJURY By David Monti (c) 2013 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) (05-Apr) -- Olympic silver medalist Meb Keflezighi has been forced to withdraw from the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, due to a persistent calf injury, race organizers said …

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Shalane Flanagan Runs World Leading 31:04 10K at Stanford

FLANAGAN’S 31:04.85 LEADS EXCELLENT DISTANCE MARKS AT STANFORD By David Monti (c) 2013 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) (30-Mar) — Shalane Flanagan’s world-leading 10,000m time of 31:04.85 was the highlight of last night’s Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto. Once again, the reliably dry, cool and windless …

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2009 Champion Merga Added to Boston Field

John Hancock Financial has announced an add and a drop to the John Hancock Elite Athlete Team for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon on April 15. Athlete Add: Former Boston Marathon champion Deriba Merga, of Ethiopia, is a late addition to the field. Merga won the Boston Marathon …

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