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Quality clashes in store at Amsterdam Marathon

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With 10 men finishing within 2:08, last year’s TCS Amsterdam Marathon produced the greatest ever depth in a European race. One of the aims for this year’s edition of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (15) will be to match the quality of 12 months ago.

Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K and USATF 5K Championships to Feature 10 Olympians and Six Team USA World Championship Members on Saturday, November 4

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USATF 5K Championships to include a $60,000 prize purse – the largest of any 5K in history – and be broadcast live on USATF.TV - New York, October 11, 2017—The 2017 Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K and USA Track & Field (USATF) 5K Championships on Saturday, November 4, will feature 10 Olympians and six members of Team USA from the 2017 IAAF World Championships. Hosted by New York Road Runners (NYRR), the event will take place the day prior to the TCS New York City Marathon and will be broadcast live on USATF.TV as the 10th stop on the 2017 USATF Running Circuit.

Strong Elite Field to Compete in Monterey Bay Half Marathon

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Deena Kastor, the American marathon and half marathon record holder and Olympic bronze medalist, will serve as honorary starter for the race - MONTEREY, Calif. - More than three dozen top runners will gather for the 15th Monterey Bay Half Marathon to be held Sunday, November 12. An exceptionally-strong female field will be challenged by a group of equally-talented men as the two sexes battle to the finish in an attempt to win cash bonuses making up the $30,000 purse, one of the largest offered for half marathons in the U.S.

Former Champion Wilson Kipsang and Two-Time Runner-Up Bronx Resident Buzunesh Deba Added to Professional Athlete Field for 2017 TCS New York City Marathon

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Professional athlete field to include 12 past champions, 22 Olympians, and 20 Paralympians from 29 different countries - New York, October 10, 2017 — Former champion Wilson Kipsang of Kenya and two-time runner-up Buzunesh Deba of Ethiopia, who trains in the Bronx, have been added to the professional athlete field for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 5.

Lauren Paquette Takes First Place at 41st Running of The Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women

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Boston, MA – October 9, 2017 –  Lauren Paquette, 31, of Memphis, TN wins The Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women, with a time of 33:30, held today at Boston Common. Second place finisher is Natosha Rogers, 26, of Littleton, CO, with a time of 33:44, and third place finisher is Elaina Balouris, 25, of Allison Park, PA, with a time of 34:03.