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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

World half-marathon champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Gladys Cherono, and former London Marathon winner Emmanuel Mutai are the latest big names to sign up for the BMW Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 28 September. The triumvirate will join previously announced Tsegaye Kebede and Dennis Kimetto on the start-line, while Shalane Flanagan announced this week she’s planning to come to the German capital to attack Deena Kastor’s eight-year-old US record of 2:19:36. While Cherono, the African 5000m and 10,000m champion, will be making her debut at the marathon, Kamworor is an experienced marathon-runner despite only being 21. He has twice...
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Kara Goucher makes her comeback from a stress fracture at the Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon where she faces US marathon record-holder Deena Kastor - Top US distance-runner Kara Goucher will make her return to competitive action at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon on 21 September. The 36-year-old was initially targeting a summer track season until a stress fracture of her sacrum forced her to cancel these plans. Having fully recovered from the third stress fracture of her career, the next goal is a big-city marathon in the autumn. Goucher, who has a lifetime best at the half-marathon of 66:57, will...
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Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo scored a convincing victory in the Bogota International Half-Marathon, while Geoffrey Kamworor led a Kenyan clean sweep in the men's race - Boston Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo took a runaway victory at the 15th edition of the Bogota International Half-Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (27). Jeptoo is one of the fastest half-marathoners in history with a 66:27 lifetime best but this time was never going to be threatened in the Colombian capital city, which sits at an altitude of 2640 metres. The Kenyan appeared to be in great shape nonetheless, as she defeated...
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Women’s field also includes sub-4:30 minute Milers Sarah Brown, Gabriele Grunewald and Lauren Penney; 3rd edition in downtown Pittsburgh features new American Pro Mile with a $20,000 prize purse; 4th stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour - PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Two-time defending champion Heather Kampf of Team USA Minnesota is going for a three-peat at the 2014 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, scheduled for Friday evening, Aug. 1 in downtown Pittsburgh. Kampf, 27, will face a formidable field of sub-4:30 minute Milers, including Americans Gabriele Grunewald, Sarah Brown and Lauren Penney.  “It’s great to be going into...
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