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Your Silly Road Race 9:23.11

September 23rd, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

Cross country: it’s not just for kids anymore! We’ve been gushing love about cross country the past few weeks (check the “Articles” tab to see our recent D-I cross country previews), so it seemed on theme to mention the first annual Illinois Club XC Invitational – to be run in Harm’s Woods just north of […]

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2011 X-C Preview: The Big East Women

September 20th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

It’s that time of year: Autumn is upon us, and with it comes cross-country! Having run some of the finest courses in the Big East Conference, Faster Than Forty’s Coach @ has covered the same terrain as many of these harriers. But this year’s Big East Championship will be held on a new, challenging course […]

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Gear of the Week 9:16.11

September 16th, 2011 in Articles by 6 Comments

In our column, “Gear of the Week,” Faster Than Forty drops the dime on the trendiest running products straight from the people who know – the buyers and retail managers at the nation’s best specialty shops. This week Monica DeVreese, co-owner of Santa Barbara Running Company, says that the following items are hot sellers in […]

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September 16th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

You can keep up to date with our forthcoming posts, new feature launches, and all sorts of cool stuff with our Faster Than Forty Facebook page. It’s pretty easy to find: www.facebook.com/fasterthanforty. Don’t forget to “like” us when you visit to receive your automatic updates. More to come…  

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2011 X-C Preview: The Big East Men

September 15th, 2011 in Headlines by 0 Comments

It’s that time of year: Autumn is upon us, and with it comes cross-country! Having run some of the finest courses in the Big East Conference, Faster Than Forty’s Coach @ has covered the same terrain as many of these harriers. But this year’s Big East Championship will be held on a new, challenging course […]

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2011 X-C Preview: The MAAC

September 9th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The start to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s cross-country season was delayed for some schools due to hurricane damage, but all 10 MAAC teams spent the summer logging miles and refueling for the grueling months ahead. With the Iona men’s program consistently making waves at the national level, the MAAC is steadily building it cross-country […]

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2011 X-C Preview: The ACC Men

August 31st, 2011 in Articles by 4 Comments

It’s that time of year: Cross Country is upon us. Nowhere is this competitive atmosphere more poignant than the Atlantic Coast Conference, one of the premier cross country conferences in the country. Last year, four men’s teams – Florida State, Virginia, NC State and Duke – qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championships, with FSU […]

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2011 X-C Preview: The ACC Women

August 29th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

It’s that time of year: Cross Country is upon us! Nowhere is this competitive atmosphere more poignant than the Atlantic Coast Conference, one of the premier cross country conferences in the nation. Last year, six women’s teams – Florida State, North Carolina, Duke, Boston College, Virginia and NC State — qualified for the NCAA Cross […]

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Gear of the Week 8:26.11

August 26th, 2011 in Articles by 6 Comments

In our column, “Gear of the Week,” Faster Than Forty drops the dime on the trendiest running products straight from the people who know – the buyers and retail managers at the nation’s best specialty shops. This week Travis Hildebrand, general manager of Salt Lake Running Co. sings the praises of Yurbuds: The Yurbuds Personalized […]

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News of Note 8:25.11

August 26th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

American 10K record-holder and Nike/OTC Elite distance runner Chris Solinsky made, “the hardest decision of [his] career,” last Friday, when he withdrew from this weekend’s World Championships shortly after straining his hamstring during a training session. A record-breaking 83,000 online fan votes were cast over a period of 16-days starting Aug. 1 for this year’s […]

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