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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

Coach Says Mosop Faces Long Rebuilding Process Built on Speed

May 13, 2014 by Joe Battaglia

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Prague, May 12, 2014 -- From his position in the lead vehicle, coach Renato Canova almost couldn't believe his eyes watching Moses Mosop's early fade from the 20th Volkswagen Prague International Marathon last Sunday.

"I saw him after one kilometer at the start and I didn’t like him from the beginning," the renowned coach told Race Results Weekly in an interview. "It was very Read More

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Terer, Dado Pull Away for Victories in the Prague Marathon

May 11, 2014 by Joe Battaglia

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Prague, May 11, 2014 -- Kenya's Patrick Terer used a late surge to score a career-best victory in the men's race while Ethiopia's Firehiwot Dado returned to dominant form in winning the women's race at a windy 20th edition of the Volkswagen Prague International Marathon.

Terer sliced 45 seconds off his personal-best to win the men's title in 2 hours, 8 minutes and seven seconds, besting Read More

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Wisconsin 10-Year-Old Sets Single-Age Half-Marathon World Record

May 09, 2014 by NYRR staff

Sometimes, you have to let your children break away and do their own thing.

In a metaphorical sense, it’s a notion many parents face when their kids are teenagers, but on Saturday, May 3, at the Wisconsin Half-Marathon, Jeff Bliss literally watched as his 10-year-old son, Noah, left him behind and cruised solo toward the finish.

The pair had started out running together and planned on a 7:45 pace, but by the 9.5-mile mark, Runner’s Read More

Categories: Half Marathon News

Has Improved Drug Testing Stifled Men’s 5000m and 10,000m World Records?

May 07, 2014 by NYRR staff

When Kenenisa Bekele set world records in the 5000 and 10,000 meters, he probably didn’t think they’d last more than a few years.

After all, the Ethiopian track star achieved those feats in 2004 and 2005, respectively, and in those days, runners set new global standards every few years.

Nearly a decade later, however, Bekele’s times have yet to be bested, and according to a new study by a team of Mayo Clinic researchers, advances in drug Read More

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Sprint Finishes, Fast Times Highlight Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational

May 05, 2014 by David Monti

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Palo Alto, CA, May 4, 2014 -- In wonderfully cool and dry conditions for distance running, athletes achieved fast times --including four world leads-- at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational tonight at Stanford University.

In the much-anticipated men's 5000m, former Dartmouth standout Ben True came away with a narrow victory in a world-leading 13:02.74, a personal best.  True, 28, who runs for Read More

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