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New Zealand National 3000m titles to Laura Nagel and Hamish Carson

National 3000m titles to Laura Nagel and Hamish Carson Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ Hamish Carson played the waiting game at the New Zealand 3000m championships in Wellington at the Capital Classic, pouncing in the home straight to take his third New Zealand...

World Athletics News Feed: Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Today’s top articles from around the web Athletics News Feed: Friday, Jan. 20, 2017- Go to the archive link on the paper to read past editions. Subscribe for the world’s top stories in athletics sourced from around the web delivered to your...

Bekele’s Dubai Marathon World Record Attempt To Air Live On RT

Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Friday (January 20) The Ethiopian legend will lead the Marathon field in the Middle East’s biggest mass participation event in what will be only his second appearance on the Dubai roads – a surface he...

Athletics NZ Weekly Roundup

Athletics NZ Weekly Roundup 16 January By Athletics New Zealand @AthleticsNZ HASTINGS Allan and Sylvia Potts Classic, Hawke’s Bay Regional Sports Park – 14 January 2017 Angie Petty made it eight years in a row in the Sylvia Potts Memorial 800m. Petty had to...

Hasay Impresses With 68:40 Half-Marathon Debut In Houston

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HOUSTON (15-Jan) -- Despite soaking humidity and fog that shrouded the tops of this city's tallest buildings, Jordan Hasay of Portland, Ore., made an impressive half-marathon debut here today...

Houston Marathon Notebook

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HOUSTON (14-Jan) -- Here's an assortment of news items ahead of tomorrow's Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half-Marathon: GOUCHER OPTIMISTIC ABOUT HASAY: Olympian Kara Goucher, who is in Houston...

Petty and Rowe win Potts Classic 800m titles

Angie Petty takes eighth Potts Classic 800m title Angie Petty won the feature women’s 800m race for an unprecedented eighth time after very strong finish at the Potts Classic on a balmy Saturday evening in Hastings. Petty tucked in behind the...

Jordan Hasay Ready For Half-Marathon Debut

Already Looking Ahead To Boston, Hasay Ready For Half-Marathon Debut By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HOUSTON (13-Jan) -- Two days before the longest race of her life, Jordan Hasay is excited by the new, longer-distance...

Kimetto, Kiplagat Lead Boston Marathon Elite Fields

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (12-Jan) -- Forty-four elite runners representing ten different nations will compete in the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, led by world record holder Dennis Kimetto and two-time...

New NYRR RUNCENTER Is Home Away From Home for Runners

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (11-Jan) -- New York City runners have a new home away from home at the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub, located on Manhattan's West...

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