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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

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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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Kenah Leads American Revival, Patriotic Theme at AJC Peachtree Road Race

July 03, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Atlanta, GA, July 3, 2014 -- When Rich Kenah took over as executive director of the Atlanta Track Club and race director of the Atlanta Journal Constitution Peachtree Road Race earlier this year, he made a vow.

"When I walked in the door on February 24, I made a promise to myself that I wouldn't make any changes in the first 90 days," Kenah told Race Read More

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Landry Eyes Third National Title at AJC Peachtree Road Race

July 03, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Atlanta, July 2, 2014 -- For 28-year-old Christo Landry, Friday's Atlanta Journal Constitution Peachtree Road Race presents a rare opportunity. The College of William & Mary alum is going for his third national road racing title in a row, hoping to add a USA 10-K Championship to the USA 10-Mile and 25-K crowns earned earlier this year.

"It would be amazing to make it three in Read More

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