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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

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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

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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

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Favorite Cheptegei Claims 10,000M WJC Gold for Uganda

July 23, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Eugene, OR, July 22, 2014 -- Uganda's Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei fulfilled his role as favorite in the men's 10,000m here at the IAAF World Junior Championships, earning the first gold medal of the meet at historic Hayward Field. Entering the contest as the only man to have run under 28:00, Cheptegei ran confidently over the race's second half, pushing the pace and ultimately prevailing in Read More

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World Juniors in Eugene Are Big Win for IAAF, Lananna

July 22, 2014 by David Monti

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Eugene, OR, July 22, 2014 -- The last time an IAAF World Championships was held in the United States, Boyz II Men and Sir Mix-a-Lot topped the Billboard charts, Shaquille O'Neal was the NBA rookie of the year, and "Home Alone 2" had just been released in theaters.

Those championships, the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, were held in Boston's Franklin Park, where American distance running Read More

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Landry, Hastings Win AJC Peachtree Road Race and USA 10K Titles

July 05, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Atlanta, GA, July 4, 2014 -- Christo Landry and Amy Hastings prevailed victorious here at the 45th annual Atlanta Journal Constitution Peachtree Road Race, breaking the tape in personal bests of 28:25 and 32:16, respectively. With their wins, both claimed USA national titles for 10K at the largest fully-timed road race in America.

LANDRY EARNS THIRD NATIONAL CROWN OF 2014

At Wednesday's AJC Peachtree Road Race press Read More

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