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  • Zappos 1/2 of the Half Sold Out

    Second edition event to take place prior to start of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon; Nighttime running festival returns to the Las Vegas Strip on November 14-16, 2014; Marathon & ½ marathon registration tracking on pace to reach capacity soon - LAS VEGAS  – It’s ½ of the half-marathon fun and the Read More
  • Half Marathon on Monterey Bay Seeks to Entice Strong U.S. Running Field

    Big Sur Marathon organization’s annual fall race offers U.S. and Olympic qualifying bonuses -  Already offering the largest prize money purse for a half marathon in the Western United States, the November 16 Half Marathon on Monterey Bay is now increasing the ante.  The top three male and female U.S. Read More
  • Big Sur Marathon Makes Changes to Marathon Relay

    Relay Registration Opens August 1 - The scenic Big Sur Marathon course offers a variety of distances including the marathon relay, a popular event with teams of family and friends due to its shorter distances.  For 2015, the relay will feature four-person teams, down from five in the past, with leg Read More
  • Alemayehu, Hall Win Napa-To-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon

    Local native Hall broke the existing 3-year course record by over 2 minutes, Lauren Fleshman runs to second place finish - SONOMA, Calif. (July 20, 2014) - Tesfaye Alemayehu and Sara Hall won the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon presented by Newton.  An estimated 9,000 people attended the race and post-race festivities Read More
  • Molly Huddle sets AR of 14:42.64!

    Molly Huddle was here for one reason, setting the American record once again, and putting it out of reach for awhile. During most of the race, she had the company of Shannon Rowbury who followed her every move, as she had in Sacramento.  Read More
  • SAN LUIS OBISPO MARATHON, HALF MARATHON + 5K LAUNCHES REGISTRATION FOR 2015

    Race Debuts with First Year Pricing for 4th Annual Edition - SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – The San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5Kpresented by LeftLaneSports.com has launched registration for 2015, offering first year pricing of $110 for the marathon and $85 for the half marathon. The 4th annual event will take Read More
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SCAUSTF news

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

Minneapolis/St. Paul – Aug. 6, 2014 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf will compete in the 800 meters at the 2014 Michigan Track Classic on Aug. 10.  The event will be held at the Saline High School track, which is located in Saline, Michigan, near Ann Arbor.  The 800 meter race starts at 7:30 p.m. Kampf has a best in the distance of 2:00.04. At the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh on Aug. 1, Gabriele Grunewald was first and teammate Kampf was second in times of 4:31.68 and 4:32.12 respectively.  Kampf has been a two-time winner of the Liberty Mile while...
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Two-time New Balance Falmouth Road Race champion Micah Kogo returns to defend his title - FALMOUTH, Mass. (July 30, 2014)— The second-fastest 10K athlete in history, the fastest 10K runner in the world so far this year, and the new American Record-holder for a women-only 10K join 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi in headlining the 42nd running of the New Balance Falmouth Road Race, race organizers announced. They, along with the rest of the elite-athlete field, will be vying for a share of the $89,500 in total prize money awarded to top finishers in the 7-mile race from Woods Hole...
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PITTSBURGH – (August 1, 2014) – At the third GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday, Aug 1 in downtown Pittsburgh, the American Development Program pro races ended in two thrilling finishes as Jordan McNamara of Eugene, Ore. and Gabriele Grunewald of Minneapolis, Minn. used closing bursts to edge their respective fields. McNamara clocked 4 minutes, 3 seconds and Grunewald finished in 4:32, tying Heather Kampf’s event record set last year. In the City of Champions on a warm summer evening, the women’s field was taken out by Sarah Brown on the u-shaped road course run on Penn and Liberty Avenues....
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New Mainer Michelle Lilienthal shatters course record in Maine Resident race as Will Geoghegan dominates the men’s side - CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (August 2, 2014) – Great Britain’s Gemma Steel outsprinted American distance running great Shalane Flanagan to join Bedan Karoki of Kenya on Saturday as champions in the 17th TD Beach to Beacon 10 Road Race in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Karoki (27:36), a Kenyan Olympian, outlasted fellow Kenyan Stephen Kosgei Kibet (27:42) and Maine native Ben True (27:50) for a hard-fought victory that saw the exhausted lead runners collapse to the ground after the finish. Steel avenged last year’s runner-up...
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