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DiCrescenzo Sets Eugene Half-Marathon Record

July 27, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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Eugene, OR, July 27, 2014 -- For the first time in as long as she could remember, Delilah DiCrescenzo came to Oregon with little to no anxiety. Entering today's Eugene Half-Marathon with a relaxed mentality, the 31-year-old member of the New Jersey/New York Track Club claimed victory going away in a new event record of 1:16:15.

"I'm happy with it all and all. It was more Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Terrence Mahon Joins BAA to Lead high Performance Initiative

October 01, 2013 by Chris Lotsbom

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September 30, 2013 -- The Boston Athletic Association announced today that elite distance running coach Terrence Mahon will lead the B.A.A.'s high performance distance running initiative, a new program that seeks to develop American distance running talent with the goal of racing at top national and international competitions. The program represents a significant departure for the B.A.A., which is primarily a not-for-profit event management company, although Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Cincinnati, Houston, and Los Angeles Bidding for 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials

September 30, 2013 by NYRR staff

Three cities are sprinting toward the finish line in a bid to host the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.

As Runner’s World reports, Los Angeles and Cincinnati are challenging Houston, which hosted the men’s and women’s London Olympic qualifiers in January 2012, for the honor of showcasing America’s finest distance runners and selecting the squad that represents the nation in Rio de Janeiro.

USATF officials have already visited Cincinnati and are slated to meet with Read More

Categories: Marathon News

Cincinnati, Houston, and Los Angeles Bidding for 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials

September 30, 2013 by NYRR staff

Three cities are sprinting toward the finish line in a bid to host the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.

As Runner’s World reports, Los Angeles and Cincinnati are challenging Houston, which hosted the men’s and women’s London Olympic qualifiers in January 2012, for the honor of showcasing America’s finest distance runners and selecting the squad that represents the nation in Rio de Janeiro.

USATF officials have already visited Cincinnati and are slated to meet with Read More

Categories: Marathon News

Boston Marathon Forced to Turn Away Thousands of Qualifiers

September 27, 2013 by NYRR staff

Unlike last year, meeting your age and gender qualifying standards wasn’t enough to earn you a spot in the 2014 Boston Marathon, Runner’s World reports.

The registration period for all time qualifiers has officially ended, and given the surge in interest following the tragic bombings at this year’s race, the Boston Athletic Association was only able to grant bibs to those whose times were at least 1:38 faster than their qualifying standards.

That means that Read More

Categories: Marathon News

Woman Wins Utah Marathon Outright, Sets Sights on Olympic Standard

September 25, 2013 by NYRR staff

All Danya Crawford wanted to do was set a personal best.

Since running her first marathon in 2009, she’d gone from 3:26 to 2:50, and on September 14, heading into the Big Cottonwood Marathon in Murray, Utah—her twelfth 26-miler—she was hoping to continue the trend.

As it happened, the 33-year-old mother of two did one better. Not only did she finish in 2:46:30, meeting her goal by more than three minutes, but she also won the race Read More

Categories: Marathon News

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