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Student of the Sport, Hasay Learned Lessons at Debut 10K

August 04, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with permission.

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

Spain’s Gomez Wins ITU World Title in London

September 16, 2013 by NYRR staff

At the 2013 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final, held on Sunday, September 15, in London, Jonathan Brownlee “gave it everything,” as he told the BBC, and that was nearly enough to grab his second world title in a row.

Unfortunately for the 23-year-old British triathlete, Spain’s Javier Gomez came on strong at the finish, outsprinting him in the final meters of the 10K run and grabbing his third world title. Gomez won by just Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

Ohio Mother and Daughters Aim to Run Races in All 50 States

September 13, 2013 by NYRR staff

The ambitious Barrow women of Ross Township, Ohio, have a nifty plan for seeing America, amassing an amazing T-shirt collection, helping some good causes, and staying fit while they’re at it.

They’ll even find time to squeeze in some shopping.

This summer, mother Doreen and daughters Christine (21) and Staci (17) embarked on a mission of running a race in every state. They’ve already hit the streets of nearby Kentucky, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Missouri, Tennessee, Alabama, and Read More

Categories: Human Interest

The Amber Sayer Story: A Corrected Version

September 12, 2013 by NYRR staff

In our Fall 2013 issue of New York Runner, we printed a profile of local standout runner Amber Sayer in the "This Running Town" insert section on the New York running scene. Unfortunately, we got a few facts wrong about Amber's very inspiring story about overcoming anorexia and returning to high-level competitive running. We hereby correct those errors, with our sincere apologies:
<>  We said that Amber had won the Colon Cancer Challenge 15K "in Read More

Categories: Human Interest

2014 Boston Marathon Gets 4,000 Entrants on First Day of Tiered Registration

September 11, 2013 by NYRR staff

Interest in next year’s Boston Marathon was bound to be massive, what with the numbers of athletes wishing to rally behind the venerable race in its first year back after the tragic bombings of April 15, 2013. But even organizers may have been surprised by what happened earlier this week.

On Monday, September 9, tiered registration opened for time-qualifying participants, and on the first day—open to those who’ve bested their required times by 20 minutes or Read More

Categories: Marathon News

U.S. World Champion Silver Medalists End Season on Differing Notes in Belgium

September 09, 2013 by NYRR staff

The 2013 IAAF Diamond League tour wrapped up on Friday (Sept. 6) in Brussels, where America’s two World Champion silver medalists looked to end the year on high notes.

Nick Symmonds did just that, running the 800 meters in 1:43.03, the second-fastest time of his career. It was also the year’s second-fastest time overall—which was great, except that Ethiopia’s Mohamed Aman also saved his best for last, posting 2013’s fastest time to win the race in Read More

Categories: Pro Athlete

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