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15 Olympians on Tap for Fifth Avenue Mile

Olympians Lisa Dobriskey, Bernard Lagat, and Shannon Rowbury Return to the Continental Airlines Fifth Avenue Mile   Christin Wurth-Thomas, Matt Tegenkamp, and Lopez Lomong also have entered the famed mile road race on September 26   15 Olympians to challenge for titles   New York, September 10, 2009‰ÛÓDefending champion Lisa …

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Gotcher, De Reuck Capture US 20K Titles at New Haven

NEW HAVEN – Bret Gotcher (Flagstaff, Ariz.), was top man in a three-way battle for the men’s title Monday at the USA 20 km Championships in New Haven, Conn., as Colleen De Reuck (Boulder, Colo.), took control before halfway to win the women’s crown. Gotcher was timed in 58:57, while …

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Remember Amory Rowe? She’s Now on USATF’s Board of Directors

Amory Rowe Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors Indianapolis -Amory Rowe Salem, Founder & Executive Director of In the Arena has been named as a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today.   “Amory’s experience …

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An Open Letter To A First-Time Cross Country Runner

by John Barbour Dear High School Freshman, I understand that you’re considering trying out for cross country. Good. Do it. Don’t wait.  Go see the coach. Today. Because when you become a cross country runner you become not only part of a truly great New England athletic tradition, but you …

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Double D’s Mt. Washington Itinerary

Part of this issue’s “INTERVALS” Section With the lung-searing, quad-burning annual expenditure having been deposited at Mount Washington, it’s time for less chatter and more data, provided by three-time winner and race historian Dave Dunham. To wit: 2009 Mt Washington stats: 917 finishers – most since 2004 and fifth most …

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