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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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News of Note 7:13.11

July 13th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Oregon’s Matthew Centrowitz has been nothing less than a 1,500-meter boss this season after winning titles at the NCAA Championships and USA Track and Field Championships. He added icing to the cake at the Diamond League Meeting Areva by scorching a world ‘A’ standard  to qualify for the IAAF Championships while taking down the Oregon […]

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News of Note 7:07.11

July 7th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Sixty thousand runners participated in Monday’s 42nd running of Atlanta’s Peachtree Road Race (Results). Here is an interactive look at the road course (via Google Earth). Maine native and Dartmouth graduate Ben True took top honors in the 2011 Men’s US 10K Road Race Championship, which was run in conjunction with the Peachtree. He out-kicked […]

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News of Note 6:28.11

June 29th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

What a fantastic, super-packed weekend for running and track and field! First off, the 2011 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships were held in Eugene at historic Hayward Field. Track Town, USA continues its brilliance as host of the country’s best — setting a record attendance of 40,351 during the four-day event. The world’s second […]

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News of Note 6:22.11

June 22nd, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

  The largest 10K race in the world just got bigger — Atlanta Track Club’s Peachtree Road Race is adding 5,000 more runners to their regular total of 55,000, increasing to 60,000 runners. (That’s roughly one runner per 17 centimeters of the race’s total distance – in case you were counting…) College’s new ‘fastest man […]

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News of Note: 6:14.11

June 14th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

  The Texas A&M men’s and women’s track and field teams have done it again. The Aggies made history, on Saturday by becoming the first school to post dual three-peat champions, sweeping the 2011 NCAA Track and Field Championships at a rainy Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Here are the final results. Both team […]

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News of Note 6:07.11

June 7th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Eighteen-year-old phenom Lukas Verzbicas shattered the national high school 2-mile record (video narrated in soothing German) last Saturday, at the 37th running of the Prefontaine Classic. His time of 8:29.46 took down the three-year-old record of 8:34.40 held by German Fernandez. The Oregon-bound senior will take a shot at the elusive sub-4 mile, on Saturday, […]

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News of Note 5:31.11

May 31st, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Drake University will host the NCAA’s 90th running of the championship starting June 8, and Texas A&M will look to accomplish an unprecedented three-peat with both their men’s and women’s programs. Here are the complete results from the East and West regional preliminaries (from Indiana University and University of Oregon, respectively). The Ducks will send […]

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