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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

Categories: Pro Athlete

Mutai Seeks Second Straight Marathon Title and Maybe Faster

November 02, 2013 by Chris Lotsbom

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NEW YORK (01-Nov) -- If Geoffrey Mutai's training partners' recent performances are any indication, we can expect something special on Sunday at the 43rd ING New York City Marathon here. Mutai's compatriot Wilson Kipsang set a world record of 2:03:23 at the BMW Berlin Marathon last September, while Dennis Kimetto ran a course record of 2:03:45 at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Read More

Categories: Marathon News

One Year Later, Keflezighi, Vail, and Hartmann Reflect on Cancelled Marathon

November 02, 2013 by Chris Lotsbom

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New York, November 1, 2013 -- Nearly one year ago, Meb Keflezighi took the podium in a New York City hotel conference room. Addressing a group of elite athletes and managers following the sudden cancellation of the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, Keflezighi urged all to keep a positive perspective.

"Let's not look at the one year we missed out, Read More

Categories: Marathon News

Williams, Suver Enter ING New York City Marathon Together As One

November 02, 2013 by Chris Lotsbom

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New York, November 1, 2013 -- Sharing the same goals, training mentality, and confidence, Americans Alisha Williams and Mattie Suver seem poised entering Sunday's ING New York City Marathon. The Colorado-based athletes have traveled east ready to compete on the roads of the Big Apple as one, hoping to achieve success together.

On the marathon's start line in Staten Island, Williams and Suver Read More

Categories: Marathon News

Can You Run as Fast as Ryan Hall? ASICS Offers New Yorkers a Chance to Prove It

November 01, 2013 by NYRR staff

In New York City, life moves pretty fast, but apparently it doesn’t quite zoom along at a 4:46-per-mile pace.

In the lead-up to Sunday’s 2013 ING New York City Marathon, ASICS has been driving a flatbed truck around Manhattan with a treadmill and a harness on it, challenging folks to hop on, strap in, and see how long they can run at that very pace.

A 4:46 mile translates to 12.6 miles per hour, and that number Read More

Categories: Marathon News

DiCrescenzo Feels Right at Home Entering New York City Marathon

October 31, 2013 by Chris Lotsbom

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New York, October 30, 2013 -- When American Delilah DiCrescenzo toes the starting line for Sunday's 43rd running of the ING New York City Marathon, many of the roads ahead will look familiar. Having gone to college at Columbia University and spending nearly a decade living in the area, DiCrescenzo will be running a race she's envisioned doing since college.

"I'm excited. I'm nervous, but I'm Read More

Categories: Marathon News

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