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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

California Man Running Coast to Coast (Again!) to Fight Rare Brain Disease

November 04, 2013 by NYRR staff

Taking up the fight against Batten Disease, a terminal brain condition affecting some 2,000 children around the world, Noah Coughlan wanted to “do something so big that the media couldn’t ignore it,” as he recently told Pennsylvania’s TribLIVE website.

As a quick Google search of his name reveals, he’s certainly accomplished that goal. The 29-year-old is in the final week of his second cross-country run, and if all goes as planned, and he reaches Read More

Categories: Human Interest

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

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