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RI’s Smith 2nd as Dado Sets NYC Half Record

Kirui men’s champion; event record 15,336 finishers at 7th edition; $4.8 million raised for charity By Jim Gerweck, Running USA wire   NEW YORK – (March 18, 2012) – For the seventh running of the NYC Half, the New York Road Runners brought in almost 90 professional athletes, ranking it …

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NYC Marathon to Air Live Nationally in 2012

ING New York City Marathon Returns to Live National TV in 2012 as Part of Five-Year Deal with ESPN/WABC-TV   ESPN2 to televise live race coverage beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET   Marathon-day coverage to include live five-hour local show on WABC-TV and two-hour national highlight show on ABC    …

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Boston Champion Mutai Breaks NYC Record

  On a perfect day for marathoning in the Big Apple, the women’s race went off first and world half marathon record holder and 2011 London Marathon winner Mary Keitany of Kenya set a ferocious pace from the outset.   The third place finisher here in 2010, Keitany would streak …

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22-Year-Old Rookie Wins Hartford Marathon

Westchester Track Club (NY) teammates Solomon Too and frontrunning Folisho Tuko would exchange places at 22 miles with Too racing to a PR 2:21:03 and Tuko following in 2:21:33.   Defending champion Michael Wardian, who’d been dropped by Dan Vassallo (MA) and Justin Fyffe (VT) halfway into the race, caught …

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Boston, London M&W Champions to Run New York

Reigning Boston Champions Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel and London Winner Mary Keitany Added to ING New York City Marathon 2011 Field   Ethiopians Tsegaye Kebede and Buzunesh Deba, Russia’s Galina Bogomolova, and Sweden’s Isabellah Andersson fill out championship field for November 6 race   Wheelchair field to feature course …

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