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Student of the Sport, Hasay Learned Lessons at Debut 10K

August 04, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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August 3, 2014 -- After her debut 10K on the roads at Saturday's TD Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth, ME, Jordan Hasay was all smiles. The 22-year-old Nike Oregon Project athlete finished fourth among women in 32:21, a solid showing that taught her a lot about what happens on the road racing circuit.

"It was really fun. It was I guess a PR on Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Steel Narrowly Prevails Over Flanagan at TD Beach to Beacon 10K

August 04, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Cape Elizabeth, ME, August 2, 2014 -- At the 2013 TD Beach to Beacon 10K, Great Britain's Gemma Steel finished second in 31:35.3, some twelve seconds behind winner Joyce Chepkirui. This year, the 28-year-old was not going to be denied, kicking stride for stride with American Olympic medalist Shalane Flanagan all the way through the finish. By half a step Steel earned the race title Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Ready, Set, Go for Keflezighi and Wozniacki as Team for Kids Ambassadors

July 31, 2014 by NYRR staff

Meb Keflezighi and Caroline Wozniacki are superstars. Both have spent years at the top of professional sports—marathon running for him, tennis for her—and both are confident of their ability to compete with the best in the world.

Today, as they announced that they’ll be running the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon on November 2, Keflezighi and Wozniacki shared another area of common ground: their commitment to children’s fitness. Both athletes will run the marathon as Read More

Categories: Marathon News

DiCrescenzo Sets Eugene Half-Marathon Record

July 27, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Eugene, OR, July 27, 2014 -- For the first time in as long as she could remember, Delilah DiCrescenzo came to Oregon with little to no anxiety. Entering today's Eugene Half-Marathon with a relaxed mentality, the 31-year-old member of the New Jersey/New York Track Club claimed victory going away in a new event record of 1:16:15.

"I'm happy with it all and all. It was more Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Roth Breaks 35-Year-Old U.S. High School Steeplechase Record

July 26, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Eugene, OR, July 25, 2014 -- When it comes to records, 35 years is a pretty darn long time. Rewind the clock back three and a half decades and the calendar reads 1979. Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive" was atop the music charts, a gallon of gasoline cost 90 cents, and Bill Rodgers was Boston Marathon champion (his third of four wins).

In 1979, Jeff Hess Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Cain Takes 3000M Gold at IAAF World Junior Championships

July 25, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Eugene, OR, July 24, 2014 -- A special, palpable feeling of excitement filled the air here at historic Hayward Field this evening, as if each and every one of the 8,112 people in attendance knew history was going to be made when Mary Cain, the 18-year-old sensation from Bronxville, NY, toed the line in the women's 3000m. Fans sporting the red, white, and blue anticipated Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

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