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08/18/2008 - 06:34

August 18, 2008 Triathlon fans were able to witness the much anticipated head-to-head matchup between three- time world champion Australian Emma Snowsill and Portuguese sensation Vanessa Fernandes. But the race was over by the time the run started as Snowsill pulled away from all the other competitors to grab gold in 1:58:27. Fernandes won the silver in 1:59:34, with Australian Emma Moffat finishing third in 1:59:55. Laura Bennett's 4th place in 2:00:21 led the three-person American team, with Sarah Haskins (St. Louis, MO / Colorado Springs, CO) finishing 11th in 2:01:22 and Julie Ertel (Placentia, CA / Irvine, CA) finishing 19th in 2:02:39.

Regional news
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08/06/2008 - 04:40

GOStLouismayorkickoff.jpg August 6, 2008 from press release (ST. LOUIS, MO) GO! St. Louis, a not-for-profit organization that specializes in presenting fitness events and programs for the region on a year-round basis, announced that it has expanded its 2008 corporate wellness initiatives. In 2007, GO! St. Louis implemented two new corporate wellness initiatives - GO!

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Q & A with Olympian Christian Cantwell

Date: 
08/04/2008 - 11:58
Date: 
08/04/2008 - 11:58

CantwellOlympicTrials08.jpg August 4, 2008 from press release. On his high school experience at Eldon High School: "In [my] high school, [track & field] was more of a forced thing to do. When you start out in middle school, you start doing sports in the seventh grade and you have football, basketball, and track, and typically the same guy coaches them all, at least he did where I was. I did football and I did basketball and when it came track season, he [the coach], said 'Okay, you're coming out for track.' It really wasn't an option. That's how I did it until my senior year in high school, and it sounds funny, but I didn't try all that much. I did it more for the social aspect and because he [the coach] told me too.

Regional news
Date: 
07/31/2008 - 15:17

Haskins__Sarah.jpg July 31, 2008 from press release / Missouri's SARAH HASKINS: Train for Autism and Jenny's Light. Train for Autism is an organization to promote awareness, treatment and detection of autism. Many local triathlons/runs/and other events are held around the country to raise funds and spread the news. I am interested in this charity because the cause not only supports a healthy lifestyle, but also supporting those with autism. My sister works with autistic children, and I have helped out in her classroom and have witnessed autism first hand.

Regional news
Date: 
07/29/2008 - 13:49

flipflops.jpg July 29, 2008 from Running USA Marketplace / On June 7, 4,900 Flip Flops were given to all finishers of the Hospital Hill Run in Kansas City. Beth Salinger, race director, approached Racetrackers with the request to provide "something new and unique" to be given to participants. The total project took less than 3 months from idea to delivery.

Regional news
Date: 
07/23/2008 - 11:54

July 23, 2008 from press release (ST. LOUIS, MO) The St. Louis Business Journal selected Big River Running Company co-owner Ben Rosario as one of its "30 Under 30" winners for 2008. The honorees, all younger than 30, were chosen by a panel of Business Journal editors and former winners based on achievements in their careers and their communities.

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Date: 
07/14/2008 - 15:47

July 14, 2008 from press release (COLUMBIA, MO) University of Missouri sophomore Nick Adcock (Kansas City, Mo. / Oak Park HS) will be traveling to Mexico later this week, joining Team USA for competition in the men's decathlon at NACAC (North American) Under-23 Championships. The event will be held 40 miles from Mexico City in Toluca, a city that lies at high-elevation at 8,750 feet.

Regional news
Date: 
07/11/2008 - 17:26

July 11, 2008 from news release (Des Moines, IA) Please be informed that the Iowa Association of Track Coaches will be hosting our annual Distance Coaching and Running Clinic in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday August 9th, 2008!

Regional news
Date: 
07/02/2008 - 18:22

CantwellOlympicTrials08.jpg Missouri's Christian Cantwell is going to Beijing! Along with Reese Hoffa and Adam Nelson he qualified for the U.S. Olympic team in the men's shot put.

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Regional news
Date: 
07/01/2008 - 19:22

June 23, 2008 from USA Triathlon press release Sarah Haskins and Hunter Kemper turned in stellar performances at the ITU Hy-Vee World Cup in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday to earn the final spots for nomination to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team. It will be Haskins' first Olympic Team; for Kemper, it will be his third. The 27-year-old Haskins (Colorado Springs, Colo. / St.

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Hospital Hill Run Welcomes Elite Runners

Date: 
06/04/2008 - 15:32
Date: 
06/04/2008 - 15:32

Rosariomarathontrials07.jpg June 2, 2008 / From press release. Kansas City, MO (June 2, 2008) - The 35th annual Hospital Hill Run proudly announces its elite field for the June 7, 2008 half marathon.

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2008 adidas Track Classic

Date: 
05/19/2008 - 14:40
Date: 
05/19/2008 - 14:40

Cantwelladidastrack08.jpg Two-time World Indoor champion and current world outdoor leader Christian Cantwell won the men's shot put with a heave of 21.39 meters/70-2.25 on his fourth throw. Two-time Olympic silver medalist and 2005 World Outdoor champion Adam Nelson finished second with a best of 21.13m/69-4.

Regional news
Date: 
05/13/2008 - 13:32

Kansas City, MO (May 5, 2008)-- The 35th annual Hospital Hill Run proudly announces the addition of Charlie Gruber, a 2004 Olympian, to its Board of Directors. Gruber competed in the 1,500-meter run at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. His career highlights include a runner-up finish at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 1,500-meter distance, 2004 U.S.

Regional news
Date: 
05/13/2008 - 13:31

April 24, 2008 / From press release.

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 23, 2008) - The 35th annual Hospital Hill Run, the oldest running event in Kansas City, has evolved into a vital vehicle for local and national charities to raise money for their respective charities

Regional news
Date: 
05/13/2008 - 13:28

stlouismarathon08gilpin.jpgApril 7, 2008 - From Running USA wire / From Jeff Trammel

Regional news
Date: 
05/06/2008 - 15:33

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 23, 2008) - The 35th annual Hospital Hill Run, the oldest running event in Kansas City, has evolved into a vital vehicle for local and national charities to raise money for their respective charities

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OneAmerica 500 Festival Indy Mini Marathon

Date: 
05/06/2008 - 15:07
Date: 
05/06/2008 - 15:07

indy08smallweb.jpgPhoto: Tyler Small, from St. Louis, MO, finished 19th overall in 1:10:26 at this year's OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini Marathon, the largest half marathon in the U.S. with over 30,000 finishers this year. The top local woman was Stephanie Teague, 39, from Fenton, MO, who crossed the finish line in 1:37:19.

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Regional news
Date: 
04/03/2008 - 13:27

Largest Competitive Road Race in Missouri History
April 3, 2008 / From press release

Missouri Governor Matt Blunt, Kristin Armstrong to run

Regional news
Date: 
03/10/2008 - 13:26

March 10, 2008 / From Running USA wire

ST. LOUIS - (March 5, 2008) - The GO! St. Louis Family Fitness Weekend, scheduled for April 5 & 6, 2008, is partnering with Veolia Environmental Services (Johnny on the Spot) and Aquafina to make the two-day fitness celebration green-friendly.

Regional news
Date: 
03/03/2008 - 13:25

By Larry Eder / From RunBlogRun / March 3, 2008




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