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Meb, Shalane & Mainer True Head US Field at B2B

Top American Distance Runners Meb Keflezighi, Shalane Flanagan and Maine Native Ben True Lead Stellar World-Class Field for 2014 TD Beach to Beacon 10K   Kenyans Micah Kogo and Joyce Chepkirui also returning to defend titles at Aug. 2 road race in coastal Cape Elizabeth   CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (July …

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You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!

(From the July/Aug issue of NER)   You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!   by Dave McGillivray   I still find it amazing to see the incredible surge in participation in road races these days. So many races now need to set field size limits and as such so many …

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Light of a New Day – Boston 118

Light of a New Day   by Bob Fitzgerald   (Flowers photo by MickFoto/NERunner) On a day when cheering crescendos constantly accompanied the flow of runners down Boylston Street, the improbable but momentous Boston Marathon victory by America’s Meb Keflezighi scored highest on the Richter Scale. In a city and …

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Jeptoo Sets Course Record in 3rd Boston Win

JEPTOO EARNS THIRD BOSTON MARATHON CROWN WITH SENSATIONAL COURSE RECORD By Chris Lotsbom; @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with permission) BOSTON (21-Apr) — Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo raced her way into the history books here at the 118th Boston Marathon, claiming victory in a course record …

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Past Champions Returning to Boston

Champions Return for 2014 Boston Marathon® Weekend   Joan Samuelson, Amby Burfoot, and Gelindo Bordin to run Marathon. Bill Rodgers to serve as grand marshal of the Boston Marathon. Greg Meyer, Jack Fultz, and Uta Pippig to participate in weekend activities.     BOSTON ‰ÛÓ The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) …

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Bix 7 to Host US Championship

QUAD-CITY TIMES BIX 7 TO HOST USA 7-MILE CHAMPIONSHIPS By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (Used with Permission) (05-Mar) -- On Saturday, July 26, the 40th running of the Quad-City Times Bix 7 in Davenport, Iowa, will play host to the USA National  7-Mile …

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LA to Host Men & Women’s Marathon Trials

Los Angeles to host 2016 Olympic Team Trials For Men’s and Women’s Marathon  LOS ANGELES ‰ÛÒThe City of Los Angeles will host the Women‰Ûªs and Men‰Ûªs 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials ‰ÛÒ Marathon, USA Track & Field, the U.S. Olympic Committee, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and LA MARATHON LLC …

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