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Lagat Wins Record 7th US 5000 Title

LAGAT GETS RECORD SEVENTH USA 5000M TITLE By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved SACRAMENTO (27-Jun) — Another year, another national track title for Bernard Lagat. The 39-year-old from Tucson, Ariz., executed his patented finishing kick to perfection here at Hornet Stadium, biding his time …

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RI’s Huddle Edges Rowbury in US 5000

HUDDLE EDGES ROWBURY IN USA 5000M FINAL By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) SACRAMENTO (27-Jun) — With two laps remaining in the women’s 5000m final at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hornet Stadium here tonight, Molly Huddle was …

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Oldest Comrades Marathon Champ Dead at 97

OLDEST COMRADES MARATHON CHAMPION CLAASSEN IS DEAD AT 97 By Riël Hauman (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) (26-Jun) — When George Claassen won the Comrades Marathon on the day South Africa became a republic, running as a sport was still pure, uncomplicated and a …

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Athletics Canada Chooses Ottawa for 10K Championships

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend to host Canadian 10K Championships beginning in 2015 Ottawa – June 24, 2014 – Athletics Canada today announced the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend as home to the Canadian 10K Championships beginning in May 2015. The Ottawa 10K is the only IAAF silver label 10K in Canada, and …

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Bring Back the Mile – HS Miles Stories

“It’s almost like false advertising right now. They’re running an event [1600m] that everybody’s calling the Mile but it’s not.” ‰ÛÒ Jim Gerweck, Connecticut HS Coach in NPR’s All Things Considered Piece on BBTM Mile wire #11-06-14 SANTA BARBARA, Calif. ‰ÛÒ This week the Mile wire shares recent High School Mile stories …

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Gray Sub-Hour, Payne in Big Debut at Mount Washington

Story by John Stifler ‰ÛÓ MWRR Press Liaison 54TH Annual NORTHEAST DELTA DENTAL MOUNT WASHINGTON ROAD RACE Pinkham Notch, N.H. ‰ÛÓ June 21, 2014 Joseph Gray and Shannon Payne, both of Colorado Springs, Colo., dominated the men’s and women’s fields today in the 7.6-mile Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road …

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Abbey D’Agostino Signs With New Balance

NCAA CHAMPION D'AGOSTINO JOINS TEAM NEW BALANCE By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) (18-Jun) -- There are certainly big changes ahead for seven-time NCAA Champion Abbey D'Agostino, but her coach  and her running shoes won't be among them. D'Agostino, the first …

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