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Running USA Annual Report – Road Racing Trends

Road Running reaches new heights with more than 10 million finishers, 17,000 events in U.S. for 2009; Half-Marathon, Marathon and 5K lead the charge   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – (August 4, 2010) – Road Running continued its “boom” in 2009 with another record year of participation. Despite the lingering recession, the …

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Hancock’s Boston Marathon Fundraising Program Disperses $4.2 Million

John Hancock‰Ûªs 2010 Boston Marathon Fundraising Program Raises a Record $4.2 Million For Local Organizations Runners raise money for non-profits in 114th Boston Marathon BOSTON, July 30, 2010 — John Hancock‰Ûªs Boston Marathon Fundraising Program raised a record $4.2 million for Boston-area non-profit and community service organizations during the 114th …

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Bridge of Flowers Looks for Women’s Parity

 In an effort to attain a 51 percent female participation rate in the 2010 Bridge of Flowers 10k Classic, the race’s organizing committee will introduce several changes to the Shelburne Falls event. The effort arose when race director Mike McCusker discovered that only 47.7 percent of racers in the 2009 event …

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US Garners 1st Gold on Day 5 of World Jrs.

Kendrick storms to Team USA’s first gold on day five of IAAF World Junior Championships MONCTON, CANADA — In what must surely rank as the upset of the meet, Clemson’s Stormy Kendrick ran a spectacular curve and held on down the stretch to win the women’s 200 in 22.99 for …

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PC’s Greany in Steeple Pile-Up at World Juniors

Pendleton silver, Nolan bronze pace Team USA on day four of IAAF World Junior Championships MONCTON, CANADA – Michigan’s Erin Pendleton had the best series of her life Thursday on the way to a sliver medal in the discus at the 13th IAAF World Junior Championships, and Houston’s Errol Nolan …

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High Schooler Stinson Runs Best US 10K at World Juniors

Stinson’s record 10K finish tops Team USA performances on day two of IAAF World Junior Championships  MONCTON, CANADA — Texas high schooler Parker Stinson turned in the best finish ever by an American in the men’s 10,000-meters Tuesday, crushing his lifetime best by more than a minute to take sixth …

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