Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

Running USA: The Growth of Women’s Running

Running USA’s State of the Sport Series 2012 State of the Sport – Part I: Growth of Women’s Running Since Title IX, women’s running has come a “long way” and is now a driving force in Second Running Boom and running industry growth; Women’s National Runner Survey released  COLORADO SPRINGS, …

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Running Community Caregiver – Frank Nealon

  by Gary Atlas   (Megaphone in hand, Frank rallies the troops/Photo by Ted Tyler)   “New England running,” steeped in history, tradition and heroes. The threads of this sport that we love have been woven together by thousands of races, millions of runners and countless hours of effort by …

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Ryan Hall, RI’s Kim Smith Signed to NYC Marathon

Two-time Olympian and American Record-holder Ryan Hall Announced on ING New York City Marathon Opening Day Presented by ASICS   New Zealand Olympian and decorated record-holder Kim Smith will also compete in 2012 ING New York City Marathon   Broadcast live from Columbus Circle on ABC7 and tv.nyrr.org, event features …

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Neely Spence Joining Hanson’s Brooks

NEELY SPENCE JOINS HANSONS-BROOKS By David Monti (c) 2012 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (used with permission)   PHOTO: Neely Spence hugging her father Steve after winning the 2010 NCAA D-II cross country title     (20-Apr) — For the first time in her life, Neely Spence will be …

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Dave McGillivray Finishes 40th Boston at Midnight

Just a little brite – Race Director Dave McGilllivray ran his 40th consecutive Boston Marathon – at night, after directing it – crossing the finish line at midnight Monday. Photo attached with tape being held by Tom Grilk, Executive Director of the BAA, and McGillivray’s son Max.    McGillivray has …

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Cherop’s Late Surge Wins Boston Women’s Race

WITH LATE SURGE, CHEROP CLAIMS BOSTON MARATHON TITLE By David Monti (c) 2012 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (used with permission) BOSTON (16-Apr) -- The sun was hot, and Kenya's Sharon Cherop's face was beaded with sweat, her red adidas  uniform completely soaked. She and compatriot Jemima Jelagat Sumgong …

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