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  • 2015 ASICS LA MARATHON ATTRACTS DEEPEST ELITE FIELD IN EVENT HISTORY

    America’s most notable running couple, Ryan and Sara Hall, will run the race for the first time and compete for the 2015 USATF Marathon Championships titles - LOS ANGELES (January 26, 2015) —LA MARATHON LLC announced today  the largest-ever men’s and women’s  professional field for the running of the 2015 ASICS Read More
  • Lavillenie Clears 600 cm

    Renaud Lavillenie, the 2014 World Athlete of the Year, posted a world-leading pole vault mark of six metres in Rouen, France on Jan. 24 at the special pole vault meet. He tried at 610 afterwards. In front of a packed audience in the Stade Sottevillais 76, he opened at 570 Read More
  • Olympian Amy Begley on Her New Job at the Atlanta Track Club

    The Atlanta Track Club is in the midst of monumental changes within their organization. Their longterm sponsorship agreement with the Mizuno brand was announced less than three months ago. The appointment of Amy Begley, who many remember for her gutty run in the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials 10,000 meters, as Read More
  • Review: Top 10 Shoes of 2014

    Giving runners a great starting point for finding the perfect shoe, FORTIUS Media Group, LLC, in partnership with Cregg Weinmann, the Running Network’s footwear and apparel editor since 1998, reveals its top 10 shoes of 2014. Read More
  • Fall Out In Russia After 5 Athletes Banned For Doping

    The IAAF has released a statement following the announcement that five high profile Russian walkers have been handed doping bans. “All athletes were caught under the IAAF Athlete Biological Passport programme (ABP) although, as per IAAF Rules, the cases are sent to the Russian Federation (ARAF) for adjudication. The IAAF is Read More
  • Lavillenie Posts 592 Word Leader, Meet Record in Reno

      RENO (USA, Jan 16): Olympic winner Renaud Lavillenie is in top shape early in the season. In his second meet, Pole Vault Summit in Nevada, he cleared in first attempt 592, a new meet record and World lead. He also tried at six meters. Last year at the same Read More
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MIAMI, FL. (Jan. 25, 2015)  -- Guatemalan Luis Rivero Gonzalez has run four marathons in his life. Three of them have been in Miami. There is a reason. There is something about the tropical ambience and International flavor of South Florida's top distance running event, presented by Life Time - The Healthy Way of Life Company(NYSE: LTM), that brings out the best in Rivero Gonzalez. So it was not a surprise to see Rivero Gonzalez down on his knees, crying tears of joy in triumph just past the finish line, when he won Sunday's 13th edition of the Miami Marathon and Half...
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America’s most notable running couple, Ryan and Sara Hall, will run the race for the first time and compete for the 2015 USATF Marathon Championships titles - LOS ANGELES (January 26, 2015) —LA MARATHON LLC announced today  the largest-ever men’s and women’s  professional field for the running of the 2015 ASICS LA Marathon on Sunday, March 15 with the  addition of two premier U.S. long distance runners, Ryan and Sara Hall, who will both run the “Stadium to Sea” course for the first time. The 30th edition of the ASICS LA Marathon includes a robust line-up of 61 American elites vying...
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BOULDER -- The 2015 USATF Cross Country Championships will offer the largest prize money package in history, as athletes will have the chance to compete for a total prize purse of $50,000 on Saturday, Feb. 7. The USATF Cross Country Championships are a USATF Running Circuit “Super Circuit” event, offering bonus points for top-10 finishes. The second stop on the USATF Running Circuit, the 2015 USATF Cross Country Championships will air live on USATF.tv with highlights and interviews available on demand. America’s best cross country athletes will take on a challenging route on Flatirons Golf Course in the hopes of making...
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Lemi Berhanu is the unexpected champion of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. It was not a debutant’s triumph as in the past three years but it was definitely a spectacular surprise. With the triple Dubai champion Haile Gebrselassie on duty as part of the commentary team for international TV coverage his fellow Ethiopian Berhanu left some of the biggest names in long distance running trailing. In fine but relatively warm weather conditions the 20 year-old clocked a world leading time of 2:05:28. Lelisa Desisa, the Dubai and Boston Marathon Champion of 2013, took second in 2:05:52 while Deribe Robi completed...
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