Tagged: Results

Mission Control: World Masters Championships Recap

July 15th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

I’m crafting a detailed account of my experience at the 2011 World Masters Athletics Championships for the forthcoming Faster Than Forty book (due out this fall) – it was truly an amazing and inspiring experience – but here’s a quick & dirty recap of the week just to bring everyone up to speed. You Have […]

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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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Mission Control Worlds Update

July 13th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Our fearless leader Mark Gomes narrowly missed a Masters World Championships medal in the 800-meter run on Monday night in Sacramento (finishing fourth in a very fast 1:56.2).* We expect a full race recap shortly. Full results of the final can be found here. * Editor’s note: That’s only 0.6 seconds slower than my best […]

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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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Your Silly Road Race 7:06.11

July 6th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The Faster Than Forty editorial team scours the nation for fun or funny road races we think you will enjoy. Rider University’s Paige McAtee presents this installment. After racing the roads all summer, it’s great to mix things up on trails and soft-surfaces every so often.  Your  times may not be as fast and your […]

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Mission Control: A Eugene Update

June 30th, 2011 in Articles by 3 Comments

I’ve finally settled in from a brutal cross-country flight and crazy weekend at the USATF Nationals in Eugene. Obviously this was not your typical race weekend – but I figured I’d still provide my race recap and a summary of the trip (which I would do even without the controversy that ensued). Sunday was a […]

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A Dramatic Finish in Eugene!

June 26th, 2011 in Articles by 16 Comments

Thanks to everyone who has written/texted/Facebook-posted everything from congratulations to condolences over the final outcome of my Masters 1,500-meter race at the USATFs in Eugene. After clocking a very exciting 4:01.7, my performance was negated by an official’s disqualification. Understand that officials at any race anywhere — even the biggest races — are analyzing hundreds of […]

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Weekly Retro 6:24.11

June 24th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Each week, “The Weekly Retro” presents a slice of old-timey track & field goodness via pics, playlists, and more… This week: the mystery of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials 1,500-meter heats. In honor of our fearless leader Mark Gomes making his way to the National Championships in Eugene this weekend, we pulled a photo from Nationals […]

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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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The Road Ahead for Sam Chelanga

June 21st, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Sam (Sammy) Chelanga won multiple NCAA cross-country titles (pictured) and numerous other accolades at Liberty University. Mike Atwood, a.k.a. Faster Than Forty’s Coach @, traded e-mails with him after he closed out his NCAA career this year with an NCAA 5K win for the Liberty Flames. Read their interview here: FTF: Sammy, congrats on your […]

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