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Emma Coburn, Jenny Simpson, Courtney Frerichs and Filip Ingebrigtsen to close out medal-winning seasons on 5th Avenue, while Eric Jenkins will return to defend his event title - New York, August 23, 2017 — The 2017 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile, stretching 20 blocks down Manhattan’s most famous thoroughfare on Sunday, September 10, will draw a professional athlete field from 11 countries that includes four medalists and 17 finalists from August’s IAAF World Championships, as well as both of the event’s defending champions.

Carmel, CA --The internationally acclaimed Big Sur International Marathon is a bucket list race for runners from around the world. Established 32 years ago, the race has grown to encompass other distances, and the organization has flourished to start and acquire additional races, now totaling four. To better reflect the full organization which operates as a 501(c)3 non-profit that donates more than $350,00 to charity each year, the Big Sur International Marathon has changed its overall organization name to the Big Sur Marathon Foundation.        

Via, Michigan -- The USATF Masters Grand Prix begins its fall season this Friday evening, August 25, with the USATF Masters 1 Mile Road Championships hosted by the Michigan Mile of the HAP Crim Fitness Weekend of Races. The men will go off at 6:45 p.m. local time, with the women toeing the line at 7:00 p.m. The forecast is gorgeous for a fast mile, with 69 degrees under sunny skies. The race course is on the streets adjacent to the University of Michigan-Flint’s downtown campus.
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 20:01

The Finest 10,000m Ever Run

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On 4 August, 2017, in the London Olympic Stadium, the 55,00o in said stadium and hundreds of million of viewers watched the finest 10,000 meters ever run.
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 19:51

New From Around the World (August 22, 2017)

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Farah With Kids
ZURICH (SUI): Tuesday was the day when Youth trained with World Class not only at Letzigrund Stadium but also in Aarau, Bern, Chur, Hochdorf and Frauenfeld. In Zurich the main name with kids was Mo Farah. Some 500 kids were there also with Dafne Schippers, Mutaz Essa Barshim with Gianmarco Tamberi and Karsten Warholm with Kariem Hussein. In total some 1000 kids trained with top athletes all over the country. They were drawn from 2500 applications.
Perkovic and Kolak, But Also Guliyev, Makwala and Kendricks
ZAGREB (CRO): Croatian home favourite Sandra Perkovic will headline the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Zagreb on 29 August. The world discus champion is aiming to break her meeting record of 69.88m set two years ago. Another world throws champion in action will be shot-putter Tomas Walsh, who will go against the next three from London 2017, Joe Kovacs, Stipe Zunic and Tomas Stanek, already on Monday August 28 at the fountain square. Also in the line-up announced is Dawn Harper-Nelson in the 100m hurdles, world 200m champion Ramil Guliyev against Asafa Powell, Adam Gemili, Danny Talbot and Yohan Blake in the 100m. The women’s high jump will feature Yuliya Levchenko and Kamila Licwinko of Poland, the London silver and bronze medallists. Another home star competing will be Olympic winner and World leader Sara Kolak in javelin. Pole vault has World champion Sam Kendricks, another World champion is Luvo Manyonga in long jump. London hero Isaac Makwala is scheduled for the 400 m.
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