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ATLANTA – July 21, 2020 −Club to Facilitate, Encourage and Provide Space for Conversations on Race - Atlanta Track Club, a non-profit with a mission of improving the health of Atlanta through running and walking, is asking Atlantans to slow down, pause their stopwatches and take a seat for a conversation on race. The Club on Tuesday announced its Common Ground initiative, a program designed to educate and inform its staff, leadership and members on issues of social justice and anti-racism.

Norway’s Sondre Nordstad Moen will continue taking aim at Europe’s distance running records when he attacks the longstanding continental one hour mark on home soil in Kristiansand in exactly one month’s time on Friday 7 August.

Haspa Marathon, next to the river Elbe. PHOTO - Hoch Zwei / Haspa Marathon Hamburg

The Haspa Hamburg Marathon is scheduled to go ahead on September 13 with both elite and mass races. The news was announced by the organizers at a press conference today where they also set out a comprehensive hygiene policy, based on international expertise.

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 35th year of honoring the nation's most elite high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Taylor Ewert of Beavercreek High School in Beavercreek, Ohio is the 2019-20 Gatorade National Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Ewert won the prestigious award for her accomplishments on and off the field, joining an impressive group of former Gatorade National Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year winners who have combined for 72 gold medals and 33 National Championships.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Leroy Burrell (Houston, Texas) set a world record in the men’s 100m on June 14, 1990 and was voted by fans as winner of the twelfth USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award. In the absence of competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

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