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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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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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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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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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Lightening Strikes Twice

Usain Bolt stuck once again in Berlin, adding the 200m word record to his recent 100m world record…and by the same .11 margin. Bolt’s time of 19.19 eclipses the WR he set in Beijing by .11. Bolt commented that his form was going backwards and that maybe next time he …

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Lagat, Lomong, Manzano Speak on 1500 Final

2009 IAAF World Athletics Championships Day 5 Team USA evening quotes Bernard Lagat (Tuscon, Ariz.), Men’s 1,500 meters bronze medalist   That was the hardest box ever. This is a box that was happening a little too close to the finish. Normally, when it happens, with 300 meters to go, you can …

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