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Humans hot, sweaty, natural-born runners
2012-04-02 09:54:26
World
Posted by TheRunning

Hairless, clawless, and largely weaponless, ancient humans used the unlikely combination of sweatiness and relentlessness to gain the upper hand over their faster, stronger, generally more dangerous animal prey, Harvard Anthropology Professor Daniel Lieberman said Thursday
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Simpson and Centrowitz to make 2012 Indoor Debut in Boston
2011-12-14 15:20:54
Massachusetts
Posted by TheRunning

1500m World champion, Jenny Simpson, will open her 2012 season in Boston and Matthew Centrowitz will make his professional track debut on February 4 at the 2012 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, organizers announced.
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Track and field: Beard will find out Bowerman fate Wednesday night
2011-12-14 15:20:01
Ohio
Posted by TheRunning

Euclid graduate Jessica Beard - who won the online voting for The Bowerman, track and field's version of the Heisman Trophy - will find out Wednesday night if she will take home the prestigious award.
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A Miracle Drug Keeps This 70-Year-Old Cancer Patient Running Marathons
2011-12-14 15:18:58
Delaware
Posted by TheRunning

Don Wright was diagnosed with myelom-cancer in his blood cells and bone marrow two weeks after running his first marathon. His doctor gave him a five-year survival estimate. Eight years later he has run 60 26.2-mile races in 41 states and takes just one pill per day to keep his cancer at bay.
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Gebrselassie set to headline the Great Birmingham Run
2011-10-13 11:30:32
World
Posted by TheRunning

Just weeks after dropping out of the BMW Berlin Marathon with breathing difficulties, Ethiopian running legend and the world’s greatest ever distance runner, Haile Gebrselassie, will compete at the Bupa Great Birmingham Run on Sunday October 23.
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A Brief Chat With Ben True
2011-10-11 22:24:00
Maine
Posted by TheRunning

Ben True, the overall men's winner of the 2011 USA Running Circuit series of national championships road races, will be in the NYRR Dash to the Finish Line 5K on November 5, the day prior to the ING New York City Marathon.
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Dathan Ritzenhein back and training for 2012 Olympic Trials
2011-10-11 22:22:26
Oregon
Posted by TheRunning

Dathan Ritzenhein, a 2-time US Olympian, is coming off of injury along with some other crazy set backs.
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Well Blog: A Marathon Runner Delivers a Baby
2011-10-11 22:22:04
Illinois
Posted by TheRunning

Amber Miller, a veteran marathon runner, did not have much time to celebrate after finishing the Chicago Marathon on Sunday: She had a baby to deliver.
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Marathon runner admits bus cheat
2011-10-11 22:21:40
World
Posted by TheRunning

A runner who came third in a marathon has admitted he caught a bus to complete the last six miles of the race.
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A Brief Chat With Paula Radcliffe
2011-09-23 10:55:58
World
Posted by TheRunning

Paula Radcliffe finally gets to race this year in Sunday’s BMW Berlin Marathon. It’s been a challenging time for Great Britain's marathon world record-holder (2:15:25) with injuries and medical conditions keeping her away from what she loves to do: race. With the 2012 London Olympics not far away, all eyes will be on Berlin and what Paula does on the fast, flat course and against German women’s marathon record-holder Irina Mikitenko.
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Radcliffe's long moment of truth to come in Berlin?
2011-09-22 21:11:07
World
Posted by TheRunning

It should be a match made in heaven: history's fastest women's marathoner finally running on the universally recognised fastest Marathon course in the world. But it's been two years since Paula Radcliffe ran a 42.195km race, finishing fourth in New York 2009, and, on her own admission today, 'I was hurting'.
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A Brief Chat With Galen Rupp
2011-09-22 21:02:35
Oregon
Posted by TheRunning

In Brussels last Friday night, Galen Rupp ran 26:48.00 for 10,000 meters (for third place behind Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele and Lucas Rotich of Kenya) to smash Chris Solinsky's American record of 26:59.60.
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Wary Radcliffe brands rule change 'unfair'
2011-09-22 21:00:24
World
Posted by TheRunning

Marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe admitted Thursday she will race the Berlin marathon on Sunday with some trepidation and said it was 'unfair' her record has been changed.
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Radcliffe's long moment of truth to come in Berlin?
2011-09-22 20:59:24
World
Posted by TheRunning

It should be a match made in heaven: history's fastest women's marathoner finally running on the universally recognised fastest Marathon course in the world. But it's been two years since Paula Radcliffe ran a 42.195km race, finishing fourth in New York 2009, and, on her own admission today, 'I was hurting'.
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For Women's Road Records, No Men Allowed
2011-09-22 20:56:51
World
Posted by TheRunning

Now added to the list of banned performance-enhancing substances for female distance runners: men. The world governing body for track and field decided in late August that records in women’s road racing will count only if they are set in women’s-only events, to nullify the benefits of pacesetting by faster male runners, a dynamic that can exist in some marathons, half-marathons and 10-kilometer races where men and women are in the same field.
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Mixed emotions for Bernard Lagat after Monaco 5000m
2011-07-24 14:34:29
Arizona
Posted by TheRunning

Most runners would be ecstatic with a mid-summer personal-best. When that time also establishes a national record, it's usually cause to pop open a bottle of bubbly. But last night, Bernard Lagat wasn't much in a celebrating mood.
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Matt Centrowitz stuns Bernard Lagat to win 1,500 meters at U.S. track and field championships
2011-06-27 08:31:00
Oregon
Posted by TheRunning

One by one, Matt Centrowitz, an Oregon junior who attended Broadneck High in Annapolis, ticked off the goals he had set for this season: Pacific-10 1,500-meter title. Check. NCAA 1,500 championship. Check.
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Mutai follows Boston Marathon win with victory
2011-06-27 08:29:46
Massachusetts
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Defending Boston Marathon champion Geoffrey Mutai pulled away just after the 4-mile mark to win the inaugural B.A.A. 10K on Sunday morning.
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Prefontaine Classic: Galen Rupp joins 10,000 field for distance night
2011-06-01 11:01:07
Oregon
Posted by TheRunning

A special 10,000-meter race set up to help Ethiopian and Kenyan runners make their cases to represent their countries in the World Outdoor Track & Field Championships this summer landed a major local attraction Tuesday with the news that former University of Oregon star Galen Rupp plans to run the race as well.
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Bekele's Comeback Begins
2011-06-01 10:14:08
World
Posted by TheRunning

After a year and a half of uncertainty, three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele has returned to the mountain trails outside Addis Ababa healthy and with the intention of restoring himself as the world's premier distance runner.
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