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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

INDIANAPOLIS – USA Track & Field and TrackTown USA this week officially submitted a bid for the 2019 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships, proposing Eugene, Oregon, as the host for the sport’s largest and most prestigious stand-alone event. The IAAF World Championships – a biennial nine-day competition featuring the world’s finest track and field athletes – will be the largest sporting event in the world in 2019, with nearly 2,000 participants representing more than 200 countries. The IAAF’s crown jewel has never been held in the U.S., dating back to the inaugural meet contested in Helsinki, Finland in 1983....
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A new chapter in the marathon was opened with a magnificent flourish by Dennis Kimetto in Berlin on Sunday (September 28). In only his fifth race at the distance, the Kenyan smashed the 2:03 barrier a year after his compatriot Wilson Kipsang had brought the world record down to 2:03:23 on the same course. Kimetto’s is the tenth world record on a course which makes full use of Berlin’s flat terrain and gentle corners. The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is an IAAF Gold Label race and part of the World Marathon Majors Series. Emmanuel Mutai finished second in 2:03:13, ten seconds inside the...
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The Ethiopian duo of Tirfi Tsegaye and Feyse Tadese together with Shalane Flanagan of the USA hope to be knocking on the door of an exclusive distance running club when the 41st edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON gets underway at 8.45 am on Sunday (September 28). The trio aim to break the 2:20 barrier for the marathon, a landmark achieved by 18 women so far in history. Five have that distinction in Berlin with Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat the last to succeed in that attempt with her time of 2:19:44 in 2011. The women’s course record of 2:19:12 has remained in...
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Such is the breadth of experience to sharpen the competitive instincts of the men’s field for the 41st edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday (September 28), that the race to the finish line close to the Brandenburg Gate could see the world record broken almost as an afterthought. The talk among the leading competitors on Friday was of solid preparation and readiness to profit from past Berlin success or take a plunge into new territory. The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is an IAAF Gold Label race and a World Marathon Majors (WMM) event. Dennis Kimetto is quietly spoken even by laid-back Kenyan...
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