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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

Running Counteracts Negative Impacts of Holiday Overeating, Study Finds

December 20, 2013 by NYRR staff

With all of the office parties, family gatherings, and general carousing that goes on this time of year, it’s easy to find yourself eating more than usual—way more.

Though everyone knows that regular exercise can help prevent holiday weight gain, a new study suggests there are other reasons to keep on jogging through Christmas and New Year’s.

As Runner’s World reports, researchers have found that men who counter binge eating with daily running are able Read More

Categories: Human Interest

Maine Resident Running to Super Bowl XLVII for Wounded Vets

December 18, 2013 by NYRR staff

On Super Bowl Sunday, the real MVP athlete at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., might not be a huge guy in shoulder pads and a helmet. If all goes as planned, Maine runner Gary Allen will arrive at Super Bowl XLVIII having logged 500 miles in 10 days, all in the name of charity.

Allen’s 500-mile trek will begin on January 24 at the summit of Cadillac Mountain on Mount Desert Island. It’s a place Read More

Categories: Human Interest

Fisher, Barrett Win Foot Locker Cross Country Titles

December 16, 2013 by NYRR staff

Prior to Saturday’s 2013 Foot Locker Cross Country Championship, only one American junior-class boy had won the event. The list of 11th-grade victors now contains two names: as Michigan state champ Grant Fisher outlasted Washington’s John Dressel, winning the San Diego race with a time of 15:07. (The other 11th-grade champion was Dathan Ritzenhein, now a three-time Olympian.)

Dressel, a fellow junior who finished in 15:10, was one of nine runners duking it out with Fisher Read More

Categories: Human Interest

Running Shoes Made from Synthetic Biological Materials Coming in 2050?

December 13, 2013 by NYRR staff

With luck, come 2050, we’ll all be living in bubble cities, driving flying cars, and logging our miles in self-repairing 3D-printed running shoes made from synthetic biological materials.

If that last bit sounds especially farfetched, it’s not—at least not according to Shamees Aden, the London designer and researcher behind Protocells trainers. These amazing shoes would be 3D-printed to match the size of each runner’s foot, the magazine Dezeen reports, and would fit Read More

Categories: Human Interest

Kara Goucher Returning to Boulder to be Coached by Mark Wetmore

December 12, 2013 by David Monti

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December 12, 2013 -- After nine years of living and training in Portland, OR, under coaches Alberto Salazar and Jerry Schumacher, two-time Olympian Kara Goucher has decided to move back to Boulder, CO, where she will train under her college coaches, Mark Wetmore and Heather Burroughs, at the University of Colorado. Goucher, 35, revealed her plans in a blog entry posted this morning.

"'Follow your heart' Read More

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