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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

Five Illinois Brothers Have All Run Track for the Same College

November 13, 2013 by NYRR staff

The Reschke brothers of Geneseo, IL, have a lot in common. They look alike, with their athletic builds and closely cropped brown hair, and after high school, all five opted to attend Monmouth College.

But that’s not the most interesting part. Earlier this year, when Ethan and Jordan, the youngest of the bunch, made their debuts with Monmouth’s track and field team, they were following in the footsteps of all three of their older brothers.

As Read More

Categories: Human Interest

Braun Earns First National Title at .US National Road Racing Championships

November 18, 2013 by Chris Lotsbom

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Alexandria, VA, November 17, 2013 -- After injecting one surge after another, Aaron Braun separated himself from chasers Shadrack Biwott and Tyler Pennel to win the inaugural .US National Road Racing Championships here this morning. Timing 34:28, Braun missed Steve Spence's 12 kilometer American record by two seconds, though was ecstatic after earning his first national title.

"I've been close so many times," Braun, 26, told Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Unique Global Race Aims to Raise Money for Spinal Cord Research

November 13, 2013 by NYRR staff

At the Wings for Life World Run, set for May 4, 2014, “the finish line is actually chasing you,” as organizer Evan Korn tells Runner’s World, and that’s just one of the ways in which this global charity event differs from typical road races.

Aimed at raising money for spinal cord research, the Wings for Life World Run will comprise 40 simultaneous races on six continents, including four in the United States.

Korn wasn’t kidding about the Read More

Categories: Human Interest

Exciting Finishes Expected at U.S. National Road Racing Championships

November 13, 2013 by NYRR staff

At this Sunday’s (November 17) U.S. National Road Racing Championships, the 10th and final event in this year’s USA Running Circuit schedule, an impressive group of men and women will take to the streets of Alexandria, VA, in hopes of capturing the overall titles for 2013.

Leading the way for the men will be Olympian Matt Tegenkamp, who’s sitting pretty with 60 points. He’s already won the USA 10K and 20K Championships—earlier events in the USARC Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Mary Cain Turns Pro

November 15, 2013 by David Monti

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November 15, 2013 -- After a record-smashing year which culminated in a 10th-place finish at the IAAF World Championships 1500m, Bronxville High School middle-distance standout Mary Cain has decided to become a professional athlete at the age of 17. She will continue to be coached by Alberto Salazar and will now be represented by Ricky Simms of PACE Sports Management.

"For the past couple of months, Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

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