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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

Pittsburgh Marathon Organizers Aim to Support U.S. Runners with New Program

October 25, 2013 by NYRR staff

Pittsburgh has a long tradition of sporting excellence, and over the last century, the NFL Steelers, MLB Pirates, and NHL Penguins have combined to bring the city more than a dozen world championships.

Now, the Steel City is looking to become a hub for the nation’s finest runners.

Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc., announced the creation of the American Development Program, an initiative designed to “increase exposure and racing opportunities for emerging Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Kipyego Ready to Race After Year of Batting Injuries

October 24, 2013 by Chris Lotsbom

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October 24, 2013 -- September 7, 2012, was supposed to be a good day for Sally Kipyego.

Racing the 5000m at the Van Damme Memorial Diamond League meeting in Brussels, Kipyego was ready to finish her outdoor track season with a solid race. The summer had been great: in June she'd finished second at the Kenyan Olympic Trials 5000m and third in the 10,000m, earning two Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

61-Year-Old Doug Kurtis Runs 200th Sub-3-Hour Marathon in Detroit

October 21, 2013 by NYRR staff

For the 200th time since 1974, Doug Kurtis has completed a marathon in less than three hours, and he couldn’t have picked a better place to do it.

The 61-year-old Motor City native hit the milestone—and broke his own record for the longest span between a runner’s first and last sub-three-hour marathon—on Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Detroit Free Press Marathon, finishing in 2:59:03.

Kurtis, a former Detroit Marathon race director and five-time qualifier for the U.S. Read More

Categories: Marathon News

Impressive Field Preps for Frankfurt Marathon

October 18, 2013 by NYRR staff

The BMW Frankfurt Marathon one of Germany’s highest-quality road races, and even by its own high standards, this year’s running promises to be memorable.

Organizers announced earlier this week that the race, set for Sunday, October 27, will bring together 21 male marathoners who’ve broken 2:10, and five of those athletes have PRs of 2:05:30 or faster.

The field is nearly as impressive on the women’s side, as eight competitors arrive with personal bests of 2:25 and Read More

Categories: Marathon News

Sam Chelanga Looking Ahead After Solid B.A.A. Half-Marathon

October 16, 2013 by Chris Lotsbom

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Boston, October 15, 2013 -- Finishing an easy cool-down run with Aaron Braun last Sunday, Sam Chelanga was all smiles. The 28-year-old had just run a personal best of 1:01:04 to take fourth at the B.A.A. Half-Marathon, earning himself $1,500. A positive performance was just what the former NCAA champion needed.

"I'm finally feeling really good," Chelanga told Race Results Weekly, grinning. "Unfortunately the day that Read More

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