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  • EME NEWS (OCT 28, 2014)

    Gala this year in Chapiteau MONTE CARLO (MON): New place for the prestigious annual World Athletics Gala. On Friday November 21 it will be staged in the Le Chapiteau de l'Espace Fontvieille. The highlight of the evening will of course be the announcement of the 2014 male and female World Read More
  • Reyes, Hall Win 7th Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon

    Rainy weather and new, tougher course don't deter 2,400 runners, wine and costumes abound - HEALDSBURG, Calif.  (Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014)- Sergio Reyes of Palmdale, Calif. and repeat winner Sara Hall of Flagstaff, Ariz. won the 7th edition Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon on Saturday, October 25. Sponsored by Newton Running Read More
  • Eggleston, Goldring Win Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Halloween ½ Marathon

    Top American Jeffrey Eggleston sets new course record of 1:04:12; Katja Goldring wins women’s race; Notable runners at Halloween themed event included television personalities Michelle Beadle, Carrie Kegan and Actress Andrea Barber - LOS ANGELES (Sunday, Oct 26, 2014) - On a Chamber of Commerce race morning, complete with cloud-cover hugging the Read More
  • EME NEWS (OCT 23, 2014)

    J. Williams thinks 240 EUGENE (USA): 2011 World high jump champion Jesse Williams was encouraged by the 2014 season, one in which he started with only being able to jump 190 in training and finished with a SB of 229, report portlandtrack.com. A tear of his anterior tibiofibular ligament in Read More
  • EME NEWS (OCT 22, 2014)

    Kyriakopoulou hopes for a medal in Praha ATHENS (GRE): Greek pole vault star Nicoleta Kyriakopoulou will compete indoors aiming for a medal at the European Indoor Championships in Prague, as said in the website www.sportsfeed.gr. "The problems i had this year were not easy so I started my preparation with Read More
  • SO. CAL COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO SUPPORT HOMELESS YOUTH OF HOLLYWOOD AT RUN HARD ROCK 5K ON NOVEMBER 8

    Registration still open for Run Hard Rock Cafe 5k - LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014—The So. Cal community is gearing up for Hard Rock Cafe’s 2nd annual Run Hard Rock Cafe 5K—the only 5K to shut down Hollywood Boulevard—on Saturday, November 8 to benefit My Friend’s Place, a local nonprofit dedicated 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

British man, Canadian woman take titles, Boston Athletic Association claimed Men's and Women's Championship team titles - BOSTON (Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014) -- Exciting races played out at the 24th Mayor's Cup, presented by the B.A.A. and adidas, at Franklin Park on Sunday, with athletes competing in races at the youth, open, and masters levels. The Boston Athletic Association claimed Men's and Women's Championship team titles, while also taking home top honors in the Franklin Park 5K. In the women's 5K Championship race, Canada's Rachel Hannah made a decisive move in the second mile, breaking the race open. Injecting a hard...
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“This is Your Day”. That was the motto of the BMW Frankfurt Marathon. When Mark Kiptoo was twelve kilometres away from the indoor finish in the Festhalle he felt a pain in his calf muscle and later lost a couple of metres. Trailing the leaders he thought about the motto and told himself: “Just hang on – this could still be my day!” It was indeed. Last year’s runner-up went one better: Kiptoo won the race with 2:06:49 from fellow-Kenyans Mark Kiptoo and Mike Kigen, who ran 2:06:59 and 2:07:08 respectively. Defending champion Vincent Kipruto of Kenya finished a disappointing 13th...
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Photo: Tsegaye Mekonnen and Meselech Melkamu with the elite race coordinator Christoph Kopp in Frankfurt (PHOTORUN) - None other than the great Haile Gebrselassie, the current Ethiopian record holder in the marathon, has encouraged Tsegaye Mekonnen to attack that same mark in the BMW Frankfurt Marathon on Sunday. It´s also thanks to Haile that Tsegaye has chosen Frankfurt for his latest marathon outing. The 19 year-old teenage sensation clocked a stunning though unofficial world junior best of 2:04:32 when he took the Dubai Marathon in January. Now he hopes to improve this mark and has also set his sights on...
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Petersen, Folts win Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon,  5th edition race welcomes 15,000 runners, debuts new course and 10K - DENVER (October 19, 2014) – As far as he knew, twenty-six-year-old Andy Wacker was fully prepared for this morning’s Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon. He was sure the race started at 8 a.m. and arrived an hour early to stretch. But as he made his way to the start line, he noticed other runners rushing by in a big hurry. Very quickly, panic set in.  He wasn’t an hour early. He was seriously late, arriving...
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