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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

Stacked Field to Face Farah at London Marathon

January 14, 2014 by David Monti

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January 14, 2014 -- A potential victory for marathon debutant Mo Farah at the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 13, just got a lot harder after event organizers announced today a powerful elite field to challenge the two-time Olympic gold medalist. 

A total of seven men who have broken two hours and six minutes during their careers have entered the race, Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Garrett Heath, Chris Derrick Triumph at Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country Meet

January 13, 2014 by NYRR staff

Team USA notched a pair of important victories at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country Meet on Saturday, January 11, as Garrett Heath and Chris Derrick won the 4K and 8K races, respectively.

Runners enjoyed “perfect sunny conditions,” as the IAAF reports, but photos show that Heath was splattered with mud as he crossed the finish line one second ahead of Ethiopia’s Meresa Kahsay, who finished in second.

Neither Heath nor Kashay had been favored, Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

In Professional Debut, Cain Showcases Change and Confidence

January 11, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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New York, NY, January 10, 2014 -- After Mary Cain stepped off the track last August at the 2013 IAAF World Championships following her tenth place finish in the 1500m final, the 17-year-old believed her season was over. For many, the end of the World Championships brings a nice break from training, a chance to relax and put the running shoes away for a few weeks.

That Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Running Mates USA Connects Kids with Congress Members in Bid for a Better Tomorrow

January 10, 2014 by NYRR staff

Members of Congress aren’t always willing to walk across the aisle and compromise in the name of progress, but with her new program, Running Mates USA, Molly Barker is hoping that they’ll run 5K to inspire America’s next generation of leaders.

Barker is launching Running Mates USA in March, building on her experiences heading Girls on the Run, a nonprofit initiative that teaches girls in the third through eighth grades “life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons Read More

Categories: Human Interest

Monika Kalicinska Runs Fastest-ever Women's Indoor Marathon

January 08, 2014 by NYRR staff

Monika Kalicinska is now the fastest-ever female indoor marathoner, and in a roundabout way, she has Texas ice storms to thank for the distinction.

The 24-year-old Polish native had been slated to run the Dallas Marathon on December 8, but when nasty weather led to the event’s cancellation, her coach suggested she head to Toronto on January 6 for the Run 4 R Kids indoor marathon.

For reasons both personal and professional, the Canadian trip made perfect Read More

Categories: Marathon News

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