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May 2008

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The Weekend Ahead: 2008 Reebok Grand Prix

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05/30/2008 - 11:19
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05/30/2008 - 11:19

GayCarson08_200m.jpg Some of the most exciting match-ups in track and field - including Gay vs. Bolt, Williams vs. Campbell-Brown and Liu vs. Trammell - will play out Saturday night at the 2008 Reebok Grand Prix in New York City.

National news

IAAF Golden League to be broadcast on ESPN

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05/30/2008 - 11:08
Date: 
05/30/2008 - 11:08

American fans can catch all six 2008 AF Golden League meets on ESPN2, the IAAF has announced. Repeat coverage will also appear on a combination of ESPN Classic and ESPN2. In addition to the ESPN coverage, the action also will be webcast on the Sportnet family of websites. The first race kicks off this Sunday, June 1 in Berlin.

National news
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05/30/2008 - 11:05

From USA Triathlon Press Release. World Championship Sports Network (WCSN) is providing a special highlight show recapping every stop on the 2008 ITU World Cup Series including the highly-anticipated World Championships taking place in Vancouver next week.

National news
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05/29/2008 - 16:40

byrdsong200.jpg The Ricky Byrdsong Memorial 5K Race Against Hate will take place Sunday, June 22, beginning at 8 a.m. at Northwestern University's Long Field. This annual event memorializes the former Northwestern University men's basketball coach and Vice President of Community Affairs at Aon who was murdered in 1999 in an act of racism and violence.

National news
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05/29/2008 - 16:37

restonwdf06start3.JPG This female only event is known for its great fun and includes a tastefully decorated, scenic 5K run or walk on a course adorned with handsome, cheering men. The "bling" for each participant is unmatched.

National news
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05/29/2008 - 16:34

CaliforniaDreamin_03.gif Three major marathon events in California unveiled a new marketing alliance called the California Dreamin' Racing Series. The three events in the series include The San Francisco Marathon(tm), the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon, and the Surf City USA(R) Marathon in Huntington Beach.

National news
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05/28/2008 - 12:33

[insert:1] Photo: Jorge Torres (file photo) was first U.S. finisher in 29:59. Ridouane Harroufi of Morocco repeated as the Bolder men's champion, with the help of a fierce kick over the final 500 meters that carried him past Ethiopians Dmessew Tsega and Gebo Berka. Harroufi, 26, clocked 28:32 to win $4500, part of a prize purse of $84,000.

National news
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05/28/2008 - 12:31

May 21, 2008 – Eugene, OR – When nearly 200,000 athletes and fans converge on Eugene, Oregon, for the 2008 U.S. Track & Field Trials, there is no doubt they will enjoy the beautiful scenery and the competitive spirit of "Track Town USA."

National news
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05/28/2008 - 12:29

New York, May 28, 2008—The 2008 U.S. Olympic women’s marathon team of Deena Kastor, Magdalena Lewy-Boulet, and Blake Russell will take a victory lap through Central Park when they compete at the NYRR New York Mini 10K on Saturday, June 7, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.

National news
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05/28/2008 - 12:26

OTTAWA, Canada - (May 20, 2008) - Emilie's Run - The Emilie Mondor Memorial 5K Race for Women will be run on Saturday, June 21 from the Aviation Museum in Ottawa. Emilie's Run is a women's-only 5K road race named after Emilie Mondor who was killed in a car accident in September 2006. She was the first Canadian woman to run under 15 minutes for 5000 meters and an Athens Olympian.




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