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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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34 Weeks Pregnant, Montano Competes at USA Championships

June 27, 2014 by David Monti

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Sacramento, CA, June 26, 2014 -- Alysia Montano's streak of USA 800m titles was snapped today at four, but the 28 year-old from Canyon Country, CA, couldn't be happier. In fact, she got a standing ovation from the small afternoon crowd gathered here at Hornet Stadium at Sacramento State University after she crossed the finish line of her preliminary dead last in 2:32.13.

"More than anything Read More

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Kim Conley Thrills Hometown Crowd with First National Title

June 27, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Sacramento, CA, June 26, 2014 -- There's no place Kim Conley would've rather won her first national title than here at Hornet Stadium. In front of hundreds of family, friends, and supporters, the 28-year-old California native surged in the final 200 meters of the women's 10,000m, re-taking the lead and propelling herself to an emotional victory.

Crossing the line in 32:02.07, Conley raised her hands high Read More

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Sambu, Daska Take BAA 10K Titles in World-Leading Times

June 22, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Boston, MA, June 22, 2014 -- Under bright sunny skies and with conditions perfect for racing, Kenya's Stephen Sambu and Ethiopia's Mamitu Daska raced their way to world leading times at the fourth annual B.A.A. 10-K here. Sambu, 25, set a world best for 8 kilometers before clocking 27:25 at the finish, while Daska's time of 31:04 is an event record and world leader as Read More

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Window Opens into Fall Preparations for Kipsang, Kimetto, Kiplagat in Olomouc

June 20, 2014 by Joe Battaglia

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Olomouc, Czech Republic, June 20, 2014 -- One by one, three of the leading marathon runners in the world took hold of the microphone and uttered an answer that made you wonder if there was an echo in the room.

"It has not yet been confirmed," they each said, responses that eventually drew laughter.

While Kenyans Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto and Edna Kiplagat were not yet prepared Read More

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Mile Crown Caps Frazier's Triple at New Balance Nationals

June 16, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Greensboro, NC, June 15, 2014 -- It took three races in three days and 6.1 miles of hard running, but Ryen Frazier of Raleigh, NC, can now call herself a national champion. The high school junior took the lead of the girls mile here at New Balance Nationals Outdoor 2014 with roughly 40 meters left, breaking the tape in 4:46.39 and adding another gold medal Read More

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