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Ready, Set, Go for Keflezighi and Wozniacki as Team for Kids Ambassadors

July 31, 2014 by NYRR staff

Meb Keflezighi and Caroline Wozniacki are superstars. Both have spent years at the top of professional sports—marathon running for him, tennis for her—and both are confident of their ability to compete with the best in the world.

Today, as they announced that they’ll be running the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon on November 2, Keflezighi and Wozniacki shared another area of common ground: their commitment to children’s fitness. Both athletes will run the marathon as Read More

Categories: Marathon News

National Record and Historic 2-Mile Highlight New Balance Nationals Day Two

June 15, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Greensboro, NC, June 14, 2014 -- Colorado's Bailey Roth brought the crowd to its feet here at New Balance Nationals Outdoor 2014, establishing a new national high school record for the 2000m steeplechase. Roth's 5:41.67 showing was just one highlight stemming from the distance events on the second day of competition at America's high school track and field championships.

Stepping onto the blue track at Aggie Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Jonah Gorevic, 10, Sets Mile World Record at adidas Grand Prix

June 15, 2014 by Joe Battaglia

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New York, NY, June 14, 2014 --  After running his first race at Icahn Stadium two months ago, Jonah Gorevic set his sights on doing something no boy his age had ever done before.

Today, the 10-year-old from Rye, NY, achieved his goal, running remarkably even splits to take down the mile world record in his age group, winning the youth boys race in an astounding Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Rohrer, Ostberg Dominate New Balance Nationals 5000m

June 15, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Greensboro, NC, June 13, 2014 -- Runaway 5000m victories by Indiana's Anna Rohrer and Connecticut's Alex Ostberg kicked off the distance competition here at New Balance Nationals Outdoor 2014, as the high school juniors cruised to wins in 16:16.97 and 14:16.61, respectively. Breaking from the field during the second mile of their races, Rohrer and Ostberg each claimed their first national high school championship title Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Fun Evening, Fast Times at Jim Ryun Festival of Miles

June 06, 2014 by David Monti

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June 6, 2014 -- The Jim Ryun Festival of Miles at San Diego's Balboa Stadium last night did the event's namesake proud highlighted by fast performances by Eric Avila and Sarah Brown.

Avila, who will graduate later this week from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, won the elite men's mile in a 3:56.89, a whopping 10-second improvement over his previous best.  He beat former University of Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

World-Leading Time and Thrilling Finishes Highlight Adrian Martinez Classic

June 06, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Concord, MA, June 5, 2014 -- With heavy rains coming to a halt mere minutes before the elites took to the track, the Adrian Martinez Classic rose to new heights here 15 miles northwest of Boston, playing host to a pair of especially exciting miles. With support from shoe company Hoka One One and athletics initiative Bring Back The Mile, the event featured professional fields Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

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