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2010 Brea 8K Classic (left-to-right) John Gardiner (#402)  Dale Campbell (#602), Jon Megeff and unknown Brooks Runner. Dale Campbell finished first in his division, running 27:40, a 5:33 pace. The Brea 8K Classic / 2014 USA Masters 8 km Championships course is not flat, but if you run the course the right way, you can indeed get a fast time. Here is a mile-by-mile description of the course
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Southern California is quite possibly home to more nationally ranked Masters runners than any other USATF association. Which leads to the question, “Can anyone in the nation beat the Southern California Champions?” Read on for a profile of the varied masters runners who are members of USATF Southern California and their plans for competing at the USA Masters 8km National Championships on
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The USA Track & Field National Masters 8 km Championships - Prize Money and Awards Increase to $11,500! Welcome to our new sponsor, A Snail's Pace Running Shops!   A Snail's Pace Running Shops are many things to many people: for some they are a local source for specialty running supplies, staffed by knowledgeable, helpful employees. For others A Snail's Pace is a place to learn to run better
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The USA Track and Field National Masters 8 km Championships come to the Brea 8K! Sunday, February 23, 2014, 7:30 am. USATF Southern California is proud to announce that the Brea 8K has been selected as the site of the 2014 USATF National Masters 8 km Championships. Some of the best masters runners in the United States will travel to this beautiful, challenging USATF certified and sanctioned
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National News and Features

Jordan McNamara outsprints Garrett Heath to win men's race in 3:51.0. - NEW YORK (Sept. 13, 2014) — Jenny Simpson had all the momentum—and the pressure—when she lined up for the 2014 NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile. She’s the reigning Diamond League 1500-meter champion and the second-fastest American ever at that distance, and she’d be defending her 2013 Fifth Avenue title. But with 2012 race champion and U.S. Olympian Brenda Martinez, hometown favorite Mary Cain, and 15 more world-class women in the field who’d be keying off Simpson, the race looked ripe for an upset. Simpson didn’t flinch. At the starting horn,...
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HOUSTON (September 3, 2014) - The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) announced on Wednesday the elite prize purse for the 2015 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon. A total of $276,000 in guaranteed prize money will be awarded to the top finishers in the four races on race day, including a $40,000 first place payout for both the men's and women's champions at the 2015 Chevron Houston Marathon.     "We always look forward to announcing our prize money for the coming year's races, because that announcement signals the start of our effort to secure the very best available talent to run...
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Minneapolis/St. Paul – Sept. 3, 2014 – Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners – Heather Kampf, Eric Finan and Jon Peterson – will be among the elite competitors at Grandma’s Minnesota Mile in downtown Duluth on Sept. 7.  The 2014 point-to-point race will mark the fifth appearance for Kampf at the event.  She won the race in 2012, was second in 2013 and finished third in both 2011 and 2010.  She has a best in the road mile of 4:21.3 which she set this summer when she won the Ryan Shay Mile in Michigan. Finan has a best in the mile of...
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Three-time U.S. Olympian joins other American stars Deena Kastor, Kara Goucher and Bernard Lagat at 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Festival Philadelphia - PHILADELPHIA - Three-time U.S. Olympian and 2009 IAAF World Half-Marathon bronze medalist Dathan Ritzenhein ("Ritz") will lead the U.S. men at the 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Festival Philadelphia on September 19-21, 2014. The event, now in its 37th year and renowned throughout the world, is known for its record performances as the scene of five world records, five U.S. marks and numerous age-group records. Ritz joins a weekend line up of world-class athletes in Philadelphia this year....
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