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19 OCT 2016 Iaaf News 2016 World Athletes of the Year – women's nominees

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎8 hours ago‎

With the selection process to choose the 2016 World Athletes of the Year now underway, here's a closer look at this year's 10 women's nominees who were selected by an international panel of athletics experts, comprising representatives from all six ...

A Remarkable Masters Marathon Record, in the Most Painful Way Possible

Runner's World - ‎3 hours ago‎

And while he missed, during Pilcher's fast Chicago he set U.S. masters 60–64 records for the half marathon (1:16:54), 25K (1:31:49), and 30K (1:50:53).

Omaha Marathon's course change approved as Boston Marathon qualifier

Omaha World-Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎

... to qualify for the Boston Marathon at the Omaha Marathon last month can breathe a sigh of relief: The unexpected course change did not derail their efforts.

Run the A.C. marathon and half marathon

Press of Atlantic City - ‎2 hours ago‎

The race series begins with the 5K and 10K beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, followed by the marathon and half-marathon events starting at 8 a.m.
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Stanford rape case Judge Aaron Persky accused of leniency for an athlete again

CBS News - ‎5 hours ago‎

PALO ALTO, California - A Bay Area judge slammed for his handling of a Stanford University swimmer's sexual assault case, is once again accused of giving another star athlete a break. The college football player was charged with attacking his girlfriend.

Rachel's Marathon for KIND

Liverpool Echo - ‎8 hours ago‎

A Hugh Baird College employee is getting ready to put her best foot forward this weekend and tackle her first marathon in order to raise money for Liverpool based children's charity KIND.

Track and field coach Jesse Holt taught thousands of kids how to chase down dreams

Miami Herald - ‎Oct 17, 2016‎

For 41 years Jesse Holt brought kids from the crucible of the inner city's streets to the sanctuary of the track and field oval. Whether they became doctors, lawyers, engineers, Olympians or football stars, they learned first from Holt how to reach ...

Jeff Bradley, longtime Hempfield track coach, wins Kirchner Award

LancasterOnline - ‎17 hours ago‎

The winner of the 2016 George W. Kirchner Memorial Award is Jeff Bradley. The former Hempfield track and field coach was given the honor during the Lancaster County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet at Lancaster Catholic High School on Tuesday, Oct. 18, ...

La Salle track and field star DJ Principe commits to Stanford

The Providence Journal - ‎Oct 16, 2016‎

Principe will be one of three Rhode Islanders among the Stanford track and field ranks next season. Former Classical star Maddy Berkson and Cumberland native Abbie McNulty (Bishop Feehan) will both be seniors with the Cardinal in 2017-18.

Meadville's indoor track and field club asking to become varsity sport

Meadville Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎

VERNON TOWNSHIP - Crawford Central School Board considered a request to convert the district's indoor track and field club into a varsity sport at its working session Monday.
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There Is Money In USA Track And Field, Just Not For The Athletes

FloTrack - ‎Oct 11, 2016‎

In the Washington Post's story last week on USA Track and Field CEO Max Siegel, athletes and former employees voiced their concerns with the executive's "lavish" spending and leadership style.

New track and field completes Kilby-Gardner-Hammond project in Worcester

Worcester Telegram - ‎Oct 13, 2016‎

WORCESTER - The new track and field facility off of Tainter Street is certainly well-appreciated, judging from the dozens of kids racing each other and doing cartwheels across the turf Thursday afternoon.

OSU cross-country/track and field: Beavers hire director of operations

Albany Democrat Herald - ‎Oct 17, 2016‎

Former Arizona State throwing standout Ginger Jarchow has been named the new director of operations for the Oregon State cross-country and track and field programs, coach Kelly Sullivan announced Monday. A native of Peoria, Ariz., she threw the hammer ...

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