Friday, November 11, 2016

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Caribbean Athletes Are Finalists For 2016 IAAF World Athlete Of The Year Awards

News Americas Now Caribbean And Latin America Daily News - ‎13 hours ago‎
With less than a month to go until the Awards 2016, the IAAF revealed that Jamaican Triple Olympian Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson, the first female Jamaican sprinter to win the 100 metres and 200 metres at the Olympic Games, are among the male and ...
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WEEKEND TRAFFIC: Charlotte Marathon, Blue Line construction

WSOC Charlotte - ‎4 hours ago‎
This popular event, formerly the Thunder Road Marathon, Half-Marathon & 5K, involves numerous street and lane closures along the marathon route. The marathon will begin at South Graham Street at 7:30 a.m. It follows a course through the Dilworth, Myers ...
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Multiple road closures this weekend for Rock 'n' Roll Marathon/Half Marathon

KTNV Las Vegas - ‎18 hours ago‎
Both the half marathon and full marathon will start at 4:30 p.m. The start line for both is Las Vegas Boulevard and Dewey Drive and the finish line is front of The Mirage on Las Vegas Boulevard.

Former track and field rivals, Adoree' Jackson and Dante Pettis could jump-start their teams

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
As high school long jumpers, Adoree' Jackson and Dante Pettis were locked in an orbit, following the same path but never meeting.

Cancer free, UWF's Wolter to run in marathon

Pensacola News Journal - ‎12 hours ago‎
Her role as University of West Florida volleyball coach will keep Melissa Wolter from restful days before running in Sunday's annual Pensacola Marathon. But that's OK. The powerful meaning of this event provides plenty of energy. Ten years after she ...

When Everyone Else Is Gone, This Rowdy Crew Cheers on NYC Marathon's Final Finishers

Runner's World - ‎17 hours ago‎
At mile 25.9 of the New York City Marathon, the course takes an abrupt right turn off 59th Street and enters Central Park. During the day, the section on Columbus Circle is one of the rowdiest.

Lakeland's Red Ribbon Half Marathon course has changed

The Ledger - ‎14 hours ago‎
The fourth annual Red Ribbon Half Marathon will take over the streets of Central and South Lakeland beginning at 6:30 a.m. Saturday.
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Thousands to run from Asia to Europe in Istanbul Marathon

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎6 hours ago‎
The 38th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon will host not only elite world athletes but also thousands of people who just want to challenge themselves by running in one of the four categories: Marathon, 15K, 10K and the eight-kilometer “Heroes Run,” which will ...
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The World's Highest-Paid Athlete Is About to Get a Whole Lot Richer

Fortune - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
Cristiano Ronaldo, already #1 on Forbes' list of The World's Highest-Paid Athletes, inked a new “lifetime” deal with Nike nke on Tuesday that will swell his coffers—even after he retires.
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IAAF World Athlete of the Year 2016 finalists announced

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
*IAAF Family: IAAF member federations, IAAF Committee members, IAAF meeting directors, IAAF athlete ambassadors, athletes' representatives, top athletes, members of the international press, IAAF staff members and the IAAF's official partners.

Why Charlotte's marathon has a new name

Charlotte Observer - ‎18 hours ago‎
Thunder Road Marathon's new name, the Charlotte Marathon, is meant to acknowledge the region's diverse offerings outside racing, including its hospitals, professional sports, weather, banks and other Fortune 500 companies, according to race director ...

Post-marathon care

Newcanaannewsonline - ‎10 hours ago‎
... program the athlete needs body-building nutrients, protein, vitamins and minerals. Dr. Robert F. Weiss is a podiatrist specializing in foot and ankle surgery, he was a member of the Medical Advisory Committee of the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Marathon ...

How An American Woman In Afghanistan Trains For A Marathon

Deadspin - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
“Women can't walk outside at all, to say nothing of running,” Jessica Wright told me. They're not supposed to be seen.

Who is the United Kingdom's greatest ever track and field athlete? - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
In athletics, the glory is singular. When a rugby player scores a try it is invariably the culmination of a team effort. Footballers pick up trophies thanks to the ...

My path to the New York City Marathon -- The end -

ESPN - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
Megan Flood had a goal: Qualify for the Boston Marathon via New York. In her final blog post, Megan reveals how the race went and whether or not she ...

James earns second USATF Athlete of the Week nod of 2016

USA Track and Field - ‎17 hours ago‎
Bobby Curtis (Louisville, Kentucky) matched his personal best and turned in the second-fastest time by an American this year after his 2:11:20 finish at the Frankfurt Marathon last weekend. Curtis was fourth overall and the top American in Frankfurt, ...

Exec: Tabor better athlete, more competitive than Hargreaves - ‎20 hours ago‎
Florida CB Teez Tabor spent two years playing in the shadow of former Gators star Vernon Hargreaves. Hargreaves is now in the NFL, but the two are still being compared, and one evaluator sees Tabor as the superior player in a couple categories.

Track and field selected for prestigious meet in Taiwan

The Daily Cougar - ‎8 hours ago‎
Track and field head coach Leroy Burrell announced Tuesday that the men's and women's track teams have been selected to compete in the World University Games in Taiwan in Aug. 2017.

4,000 runners for Kass Marathon - Daily Nation

Daily Nation - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
Elite runners pound the tarmac in Eldoret during the Kass Marathon on November 15, 2015. Albert Korir and Vallary Jemeli won the ninth edition of the Kass ...

Fallen soldiers remembered during 2016 Soldier Marathon

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - ‎15 hours ago‎
Cecil Cheves, director of the 2016 Soldier Marathon, said a Memorial Mile will be set up at mile No. 9 of the 26.2-mile race near the waste treatment plant of the Columbus Water Works.

What 3 U.S. Olympians Learned from the NYC Marathon

Outside Magazine - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
This past Sunday, much of the running community had their eyes on a handful of prominent American women making their marathon debuts in New York City: Molly Huddle, the American record holder in the 10K; Gwen Jorgensen, gold medalist in the triathlon ...

Track and field selected for prestigious meet in Taiwan

The Daily Cougar - ‎8 hours ago‎
Track and field head coach Leroy Burrell announced Tuesday that the men's and women's track teams have been selected to compete in the World University Games in Taiwan in Aug. 2017.

Prep notes: Mentor's Emma Lane commits to compete in track and field at Michigan, more college commitments - ‎15 hours ago‎
Lane, who said she also considered Bowling Green and Wake Forest, will join several former area track and field standouts in the Big Ten, including Ohio State's Reggie Browley (Mentor) and Nick Elswick (Chardon), Michigan State's Asya Reynolds (Brush) ...

Mangas signs to attend OSU for track and field

Putnam County Sentinel - ‎22 hours ago‎
She went from hoping to play basketball at the next level to participating in track and field at the collegiate level. The Lady Big Green athlete - the 2-time defending high jump titlist - signed a national letter-of-intent Wednesday afternoon to ...
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Nine prep athletes commit to NDSU track and field teams | INFORUM

INFORUM - ‎21 hours ago‎
The NDSU track and field teams signed nine athletes to letters of intent. Forum photo. FARGO—The North Dakota State men's and women's track and field ...

Elizabeth track and field, football standout Jaquan Mial commits to Rutgers - ‎Nov 8, 2016‎
The Rutgers track and field program received a boost Monday when it landed a commitment from 6-4, 190-pound Elizabeth (N.J.

Prep signing day notes: Big day for Canon City track and field

Colorado Springs Gazette - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
Canon City track and field had a busy signing day Wednesday. Four student-athletes from the boys' and girls' track and field programs signed to take their game to the college level and half of those will do so at a Division I school. Alexis Buckhaults ...

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Holly Pond's Cahoon signs with DI Samford

Cullman Times Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
Holly Pond's Matt Cahoon, front and center, signs a National Letter of Intent with the Samford track and field program Thursday at the high school.

Former track and field rivals, Adoree' Jackson and Dante Pettis could jump-start their teams

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
The two former CIF quasi-rivals will meet on a football field Saturday when Jackson and No. 20 USC travel to Seattle to take on Pettis and No.
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Track and field teams prepare for championship qualification races - ‎21 hours ago‎
“At the NCAA Championships, the finals, there's thirty-one teams,” Tennessee director of track and field and cross country Beth Alford-Sullivan said.

Kenwood's track and field in need of improvements

Hyde Park Herald - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
In spite of philanthropic efforts from the community, the track and field at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave.

Who is the United Kingdom's greatest ever track and field athlete? - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
But when they step over the line we see none of that. On the field of play they are isolated, exposed, stripped of the collective support of the team, with no-one to lean on or blame.

Women's Indoor Track and Field Releases 2016-17 Schedule

Southern Connecticut State University Athletics - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Southern Connecticut State University women's track and field coach Melissa Stoll has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 indoor season.

TRACK AND FIELD: BHS senior Alex Vollen will run for MSUM next season

Bemidji Pioneer - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
Bemidji High School senior Alex Vollen (center) signs his National Letter of Intent with Minnesots State University Moorhead, where he will be a member of the indoor and outdoor track and field teams. Pictured are, front row, from left, head BHS track ...

Four future Longhorns sign with Track & Field - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Track & Field has signed four future Longhorns to National Letters of Intent with the men's team pulling in a trio of recruits who rank among the best of the best in the U.S.

Heritage standout Weini Kelati's rapid rise continues with commitment to New Mexcio track and field

Washington Post - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
It's been a wild two-and-a-half years for Weini Kelati. Since arriving in Leesburg from Eritrea before the 2014-15 school year, the 19-year-old Heritage senior has learned English, won a state championship and become the top high school distance runner ...
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BOYS' TRACK AND FIELD: Tincher set to compete for Cougars

The Edwardsville Intelligencer - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
Edwardsville senior Devonte Tincher, seated center, will compete in track and field for SIUE next year. Seated next to Tincher are his mother, Nickie Owens, left, and grandmother, Michele Graham.

National Track and Field Championship: The Comeback for Athletics?

channel5belize - ‎9 hours ago‎
Primary school Track and Field athletes from across the country gathered in Belize City today for the national track and field championship. The students, ages nine to eleven and twelve to fourteen, participated in a number of events in the two categories.
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Fall signing day 2016: Boys and girls cross-country and track and field commitments - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
Wednesday is the first day of the fall early signing period, when senior high school student-athletes can sign a national letter of intent.

New additions expected to boost indoor men's track and field

The Ithacan - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
After much success last season, the Ithaca College men's indoor track and field team is back on the track preparing for the upcoming season.

Lewiston track and field team receives donations from an unlikely friend

Lewiston Sun Journal - ‎Nov 8, 2016‎
North Middlesex Regional High School cross country team coach Suzanne Williams, center, from Townsend, Massachusetts, is flanked by her cross country captains as well as LHS coaches Paul Soracco and Carolyn Court Menendez in the LHS gym ...
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PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Cullman's Elrod, Jackson excited to begin journey together at Troy

Cullman Times Online - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
Austin Elrod and Tanner Jackson are longtime friends who've helped Cullman's track and field program build and maintain quiet success throughout their accomplished prep careers.

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