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Notes On the IAAF Presidency Campaign Trail

Notes On the IAAF Presidency Campaign Trail

Dick Straight April 3, 2015 0

Copyright  – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated During the 2015 campaign in the run up to the election of the IAAF Presidency, the manifestos and promises are coming thick and often between Great Britain’s Lord Sebastion

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Guelph, Ontario Athletes Eyeing Big Goals This Spring

Guelph, Ontario Athletes Eyeing Big Goals This Spring

Christopher Kelsall April 1, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Guelph, Ontario based athletes, as members of the Speed River Track and Field Club as well as the University of Guelph Gryphons will be busy this spring season

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Daniel Wanjiru Wins as Three Run Sub One Hour in Prague

Daniel Wanjiru Wins as Three Run Sub One Hour in Prague

Christopher Kelsall March 28, 2015 0

Daniel Wanjiru stormed to a first major career win, when he took the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon. The 22 year-old Kenyan clocked a personal best of 59:51 with two other runners achieving times inside

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Leonard Komon targets world leading time in Prague

Leonard Komon targets world leading time in Prague

Christopher Kelsall March 26, 2015 0

Leonard Komon is ready to produce something special at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon. The Kenyan, who is the world record holder at 10 and 15 k, will run only his second race at

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Prize money of US$280,000 – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

Prize money of US$280,000 – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

Christopher Kelsall March 26, 2015 0

See below, the women’s and men’s preview links of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships taking place this weekend in Guiyang, China – on March 28th. The course is at approximately 4500 feet of

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Comox Valley RV Half Marathon – Results

Comox Valley RV Half Marathon – Results

Louise Hodgson-Jones March 23, 2015 1

The sixth race in the Frontrunners Island Race Series – Comox Valley RV Half Marathon – took place yesterday. Hosted by the Comox Valley Road Runners, the Half Marathon was part of the Timex

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Wodak Looking Fit Before Her Busy Spring Racing Season

Wodak Looking Fit Before Her Busy Spring Racing Season

Christopher Kelsall March 21, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Vancouver’s Natasha Wodak, who is one of Canada’s top distance runners, can be excused if her running goals these days are stripped down to sound bites like, “I

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High Quality Dozen challenge Honours in Prague

High Quality Dozen challenge Honours in Prague

Dick Straight March 20, 2015 0

The Czech capital will stage one of the highest calibre half marathon races anywhere in the world on March 28: a dozen runners with personal bests under 61 minutes will be on the start

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Merritt and James to meet at Shanghai Diamond League

Merritt and James to meet at Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall March 19, 2015 0

Marleen Rennings IAAF Diamond League Shanghai The world’s two greatest one-lap runners will go head-to-head for Diamond League points for the first time in 2015 at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on 17 May. World 400m champion

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USATF Board and Steven Miller embarrass themselves by overruling popular vote – 392 – 70

USATF Board and Steven Miller embarrass themselves by overruling popular vote – 392 – 70

Dick Straight March 19, 2015 0

This past weekend in Santa Monica, the USA Track and Field board of directors reaffirmed its prior decision to nominate former USATF president Stephanie Hightower for a position on the IAAF Council, as reported by

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