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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

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Moshiywa Hopes for Second Consecutive Comrades Victory

May 28, 2014 by Riel Hauman

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May 28, 2014 -- Can Claude Moshiywa become the first South African athlete since Bruce Fordyce in 1988 to win the Comrades Marathon twice in a row? Can Ludwick Mamabolo win without controversy this time? Can Charné Bosman become the first female SA champion since Rae Bisschoff in 1998?

These are some of the questions being asked before the running of the 89th Comrades Marathon on Read More

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Cape Town Marathon Winner DQed for Doping and Gets Four-Year Ban

May 26, 2014 by Riel Hauman

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The winner of the Cape Town Marathon on September 22 last year, Lindikhaya Mthangayi, has been banned by the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) for a period of four years after testing positive for an anabolic steroid, Methandienone, after the race. Mthangayi, who also returned a positive test four years previously, will only be eligible to compete again after September 21, 2017.

His first Read More

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Chebet, Daska Aiming for Third Title at Freihofer's Run for Women

May 22, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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May 22, 2014 -- Organizers of the 36th annual Freihofer's Run for Women 5K, to be held Saturday, May 31, in Albany, NY, have announced that both Kenyan Emily Chebet and Ethiopian Mamitu Daska will return seeking their third event titles. Chebet, 28, won the race in 2010 and 2013, while Daska claimed the top spot in 2011 and 2012. Chebet owns the course Read More

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Oxy High Performance Meet Filled with Exciting Distance Races

May 16, 2014 by Chris Lotsbom

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May 16, 2014 -- A phenomenal evening of competition played out at the USATF High Performance Distance Classic on Thursday night at Occidental College, with many of the best distance runners in the nation and world toeing the line aiming for fast times and personal bests. Temperatures hovering in the 90-degree (32C) range would only serve to heat up the action as the sun set Read More

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Top Marathoners Jeptoo, Kiplagat to Run RNR San Diego Half

May 15, 2014 by David Monti

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(14-May) -- Sending a strong signal that top athletes are once again important to their business strategy, Competitor Group Inc. (CGI) announced today that two of the world's best marathon runners, Kenyans Rita Jeptoo and Edna Kiplagat, will face each other at the Suja Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon in San Diego on June 1. The race will highlight a rare clash between the reigning Boston Read More

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