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    Bernard Lagat shatters Masters world record; Oceanside’s Anne Garrett sets 80-84 age group world record; Greg Mitchell places first in the Masters Men’s Race; Marilyn Arsenault wins first in the Masters Women’s Race Read More
  • Lalang, Dibaba Win 30th Carlsbad 5000

    Bernard Lagat shatters Masters world record; Oceanside’s Anne Garrett sets 80-84 age group world record; Greg Mitchell places first in the Masters Men’s Race; Marilyn Arsenault wins first in the Masters Women’s Race - CARLSBAD, Calif. (March 29, 2015) – The Carlsbad 5000, known as the “World’s Fastest 5K,” lived up to Read More
  • Lagat, Gebremeskel Headline Sunday's Carlsbad 5000

    Ethiopia’s Dejen Gebremeskel looks to win 5th straight title at 30th edition of ‘World’s Fastest 5K’; Bernard Lagat, Diego Estrada lead U.S. runners at one of road racing’s iconic events - CARLSBAD, Calif.   – Recognized as the ‘World’s Fastest 5K’ with a storied history of 16 world records, no athlete in Carlsbad Read More
  • More Top Athletes Set to Compete at Drake Relays

      The 106th Drake Relays to be held in Des Moines at the end of April has announced the second wave of top names for this year. In women's hurdles, Dawn Harper-Nelson will clash with Queen Harrison, Lolo Jones, Brianna Rollins, Eurochamp Tiffany Porter and indoor revelation Sharika Nelvis. They Read More
  • Dibaba aiming for Defar’s mark in Carlsbad

    Genzebe Dibaba will be looking for her second world record of the year at the Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday where she will attempt to break Meseret Defar's world 5km record of 14:46  - Prolific record-breaker Genzebe Dibaba will be looking for her second record of the year when she lines up Read More
  • Ben & Stephanie Bruce to be Part of Festivities at 2015 San Luis Obispo Marathon Weekend

    All-American running couple with Cal Poly and Central Coast ties to be part of Saturday, April 25th Family Fitness Day as well as weekend events; register today to be part of the “Small Town, Big Race” experience on April 24-26, 2015  - SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (March 17, 2015) – The San Read More
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Minneapolis/St. Paul – March 31, 2015 – Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners – Gabriele Grunewald, Jon Peterson and Jon Grey – will compete in the 5000 meters at the Stanford Track & Field Invitational in California on April 3.  All three athletes will be opening their outdoor track season at this meet.  Grunewald has a best in the 5000m of 15:33.64, a mark she set at a meet in Europe last July.  She is the 2014 USA Indoor 3000-meter champion and has a best in the 3000m of 8:42.64. Competing in the men’s field of the 5000m will be Peterson, who...
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Bernard Lagat shatters Masters world record; Oceanside’s Anne Garrett sets 80-84 age group world record; Greg Mitchell places first in the Masters Men’s Race; Marilyn Arsenault wins first in the Masters Women’s Race - CARLSBAD, Calif. (March 29, 2015) – The Carlsbad 5000, known as the “World’s Fastest 5K,” lived up to its name on Sunday. Kenya’s Lawi Lalang (right, photo credit Kent C. Horner) was the overall winner at the 30th edition on a picturesque Southern California day.  The 23-year-old cranked out an average-per-mile pace of 4 minutes, 22 seconds to break the finish-line tape at State Street and...
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A debutant upset the favourites of the 35th Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON on Sunday: 21 year-old Ethiopian Birhanu Legese won the race in 59:45 after a thrilling sprint finish that went right to the line. He just denied Kenya’s David Kogei, who took second with 59:46. Race favourite Abraham Cheroben was third in 59:49, followed by fellow-Kenyan Richard Mendich, who also clocked a time of just inside the hour mark with 59:59. With annother four runners inside 61 minutes Germany’s best quality half marathon had again very good depth in the men’s race. Cynthia Kosgei took the women’s race with 70:52,...
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Daniel Wanjiru stormed to a first major career win, when he took the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon. The 22 year-old Kenyan clocked a personal best of 59:51 with two other runners achieving times inside the hour mark. Wilfred Murgor took second in 59:57, just edging out fellow-Kenyan Leonard Komon who was given the same time. There was an Ethiopian double triumph in the women’s event: Worknesh Degefa clocked a fine personal best of 67:14 in slightly windy conditions, winning from Yebrgual Melese who crossed the line in 68:21. Diane Nukuri of Burundi was third in 69:33. There was great depth...
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