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Capturing Bronze, Evan Jager Becomes 1st US Athlete to Medal at World Champs in the Steeplechase

KIPRUTO OVERCOMES BAD ANKLE TO WIN WORLD STEEPLECHASE TITLE By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved LONDON (08-Aug) — Coming into the 16th IAAF World Championships here at London Stadium, Kenya’s Conseslus Kipruto was worried.  The 2016 Rio Olympic steeplechase champion was nursing an injured …

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Visually Impaired Olympian Marla Runyon Named. B.A.A. Athletes With Disabilities Manager

B.A.A. Names Marla Runyan Athletes with Disabilities Manager Marla Runyan added to the Boston Athletic Association staff in a newly-created position BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced Marla Runyan as the organization’s first Athletes with Disabilities Manager. This position will dedicate its attention to the growing field …

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Three-time Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein Joins Hansons-Brooks (Nike contract kaput after 2016)

THREE-TIME OLYMPIAN RITZENHEIN JOINS HANSONS-BROOKS By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Photo of Ritz at the B.A.A. 10K by FitzFoto/NERunner) (12-JUL) — Three-time Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein of Belmont, Mich., has joined the Hansons-Brooks Original Distance project and will be coached by Keith and Kevin …

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A Look at B.A.A. High Performance Athlete Sarah Pagano – 2nd Woman at the July 4 Peachtree 10K

(Ed. note: The US 10K Championships in Atlanta, Georgia were conducted in “red flag” alert conditions ala very hot & humid weather. Despite this, B.A.A. High Performance athlete Sarah Pagano placed as second woman in 33:01. Teammate Jen Rhines won the Masters division. New US citizens Leornard Korir in 28:16 …

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Fundraising Runners Generate $34.2 Million at 2017 B.A.A. Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon Fundraising Raises $34.2 Million in 2017 Race Boston Marathon participants who ran on behalf of more than 200 non-profit organizations raised $34.2 million for charity in the 121st year of the historic race. The fundraising total represents a twelve percent increase, or $3.6 million, over 2016’s results.  (Athlete’s Village photo by FayFoto) …

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