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  • Athletics Event Security Management: Beginning An Important Conversation

    —Larry Eder In this column, we begin a discussion on Athletics Event Security Management in this modern era. In order to understand the issues, we need to ask questions and look at security issues in recent sporting events.   Before the 1996 Olympics, the various domestic intelligence organizations were searching Read More
  • Week 5: Training - Gets Tougher.

    Week 5: Training - Gets Tougher. By now you should be running at a better pace than when you started and noting that your tempo runs are more fun. Do the tempo and hill runs with teammates--hard workouts are easier that way. Check your shoes weekly! Remember, at this point of Read More
  • Week 4: Training Gets Rolling

    This week, runners run daily for main sessions. Advanced athletes should add a 20–25-minute session (3 miles) of easy running on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Do these runs at the opposite time of day that you do your hard workout. Read More
  • Week 4: Training Gets Rolling

    Week 4: Training Gets Rolling This week, runners run daily for main sessions. Advanced athletes should add a 20–25-minute session (3 miles) of easy running on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Do these runs at the opposite time of day that you do your hard workout. Read More
  • Week 3: Getting the Habit Started

    Week 3: Getting the Habit Started Make sure you’re doing your runs on a variety of surfaces—dirt, grassy fields, sand, road, track. It’s good for the feet and helps you use your feet in a healthy variety of ways. You’ll be a little sore this week as your body adjusts. Read More
  • Weeks 1 & 2: Fall Training Begins

    Weeks 1 & 2: Fall Training Begins You’ll start on the road to a good fall of training with a long run, a tempo run, and some moderately paced runs. Don’t worry about pace in these first two weeks; just get out there, have some fun, and get into the Read More
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The former world record holder Wilson Kipsang versus the fastest man ever at 5 and 10,000m, Kenenisa Bekele – that is the grand showdown for the 43rd edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday. Kipsang of Kenya arrives in town having broken the world record here with 2:03:23 in 2013.
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Minneapolis/St. Paul – Sept. 22, 2016 – Minneapolis native and nationally-ranked steeplechase competitor Jamie Cheever, a graduate of Southwest High School and three-time All American at the University of Minnesota, has moved back to the state and rejoined Team USA Minnesota.  Cheever was with the team from 2011-13 following a successful collegiate career in cross country and track at the U.
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Aberu Kebede has another crack at the 2:20 barrier in Berlin - No rival in the women’s field has such as successful record in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON as Aberu Kebede. The Ethiopian is also unmatched in her knowledge of local conditions as she prepares to contest the most spectacular German road race for the fourth time on Sunday.
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Twenty-five runners representing 10 different states took home age-group titles at the 2016 Paul Mitchell XTERRA Trail Run Nationals - OGDEN, Utah (Sept. 18, 2016) - Patrick Smyth of Santa Fe, New Mexico and Liz Stephen from Park City, Utah defended their Paul Mitchell XTERRA Trail Run National Championship half-marathon titles on a picture-perfect day for running up and around Snowbasin Resort this morning.
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