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Both of London’s Olympic Champions will run in Hamburg: Tiki Gelana completes the package

Both of London’s Olympic Champions will run in Hamburg: Tiki Gelana completes the package

Dick Straight March 21, 2017 0

Both Olympic Marathon champions from London 2012 will be on the start line for the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on April 23: after Stephen Kiprotich’s participation was confirmed last month, Tiki Gelana has completed the

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Four Gold Medalists to Battle in Pre Classic Women’s High Jump

Four Gold Medalists to Battle in Pre Classic Women’s High Jump

Dick Straight March 20, 2017 0

Prefontaine Classic The oldest, youngest and perhaps most patient are among four major gold medalists in a world-class women’s high jump field at the Prefontaine Classic. The stellar field includes American record holders on different levels

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Los Angeles Mayor wants to host Olympics in 2024 and warns IOC he will keep campaigning hard

Los Angeles Mayor wants to host Olympics in 2024 and warns IOC he will keep campaigning hard

Dick Straight March 20, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has warned that his city is not going to give up on their campaign to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, despite increasing signs the

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Allison Mendez Triumphs in Spectacular Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon

Allison Mendez Triumphs in Spectacular Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon

Christopher Kelsall March 19, 2017 0

The saying goes that everything is bigger in Texas, and that couldn’t have been more true at Sunday’s Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon. With warmer-than-usual early-spring temperatures, thousands of runners laced up to take part

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Track Stars to Duel on the Roads at St Patrick’s Day 5K

Track Stars to Duel on the Roads at St Patrick’s Day 5K

Christopher Kelsall March 16, 2017 0

Maurice Wilson, BC Athletics Two intriguing head-to-head contests featuring Rio Olympians will highlight Saturday’s St Patrick’s Day 5K presented by BMO, the 2017 BC 5K Championship and the second race in the BC Super Series. Defending

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Natasha Wodak to run Race Roster Spring Run Off 8K – April 8TH

Natasha Wodak to run Race Roster Spring Run Off 8K – April 8TH

Dick Straight March 15, 2017 0

Paul Gains Over its four-decade history the Race Roster Spring Run Off 8km has seen world champions and record holders dueling with the nation’s best in a race which traditionally kicks off the racing season. This

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Defending champion Shuko Genemo returns to Vienna City Marathon

Defending champion Shuko Genemo returns to Vienna City Marathon

Dick Straight March 14, 2017 0

Defending champion Shuko Genemo will return to the Vienna City Marathon. The Ethiopian youngster caused a surprise when she took Austria’s most prestigious road running event with a personal best of 2:24:31 despite very

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Jack Gin Family Foundation to support Vancouver Sun runners in need

Jack Gin Family Foundation to support Vancouver Sun runners in need

Dick Straight March 13, 2017 0

The 33rd annual Vancouver Sun Run is happening April 23rd and there will be many ways to help support those in need.   The 2017 Vancouver Sun Run Presented by Ford will be partnering up

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Ryan Crouser Returns to Pre Classic with Olympic Gold Medal

Ryan Crouser Returns to Pre Classic with Olympic Gold Medal

Christopher Kelsall March 13, 2017 0

Olympic gold medalist Ryan Crouser leads a power-packed shot put field at the Prefontaine Classic that includes all of the world’s best. In addition to Crouser, three other major gold medalists (and the Rio Olympic

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Ed Whitlock dead at age 86

Ed Whitlock dead at age 86

Christopher Kelsall March 13, 2017 1

Paul Gains Just a week after his 86th birthday the ever so gracious and remarkably talented long distance runner Ed Whitlock has died at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto. In a statement issued this

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