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BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 24: Bekele challenges Kipchoge and Kipsang

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The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will stage a unique contest on September 24: for the first time in the history of the event the top three marathon runners in the world will be on the start line as the Kenyan duo of Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang take on Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele. The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is an Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM) event and an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

Labor Day Races: Tyler Jermann to Compete at USA 20k Championships; Three Team USA Minnesota Runners at Victory 10k in Minneapolis

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Minneapolis/St. Paul – Aug. 29, 2017 – Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete in races held on Labor Day, with Tyler Jermann at the USATF 20k Championships in New Haven, Conn., and Katy Moen, Rob Molke and Jon Peterson starting their fall road racing seasons at the Victory 10k in Minneapolis.

ISTAF in Berlin: Caster Semenya breaks 600 m world best

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Caster Semenya crowned the 76th edition of the ISTAF in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium with a world best in the 600 m. The South African ran 1:21.77, improving the former 20 year-old mark from Cuba’s Ana Fidelia Quirot by almost one second. A meeting record was established by Kenya’s Norah Tanui who took the 3,000 m Steeplechase in 9:03.70. Second-placed Gesa Krause ran a German record with 9:11.85. Another highlight was the men’s Javelin. Germany’s World Champion Johannes Vetter won with 89.85 m. 42,500 spectators watched the events of the ISTAF, which belongs to the IAAF World Challenge Series.

Crim Welcomes Back 2016 Winner Dathan Ritzenhein, Announces Special Prize Purse for Michigan Runners

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FLINT, Mich. – The 2017HAP Crim Festival of Races is excited to welcome back the winner of the 40th Crim 10 mile race, Michigander Dathan Ritzenhein  and welcome for the first time, up and coming runner Noah Droddy. Like Ritz and Droddy, Flint is no stranger to determination, tenacity in the face of challenge and surprising the world.

ISTAF in Berlin on Sunday with eight London gold medallists

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Full stage dress rehearsal and debut before the general public: the 76th edition of ISTAF this Sunday has plenty to offer. 180 elite athletes will be performing once more in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium and among them are eight gold medallists from the recent World Championships in London as well the cream of Germany’s track and field stars, for whom the meeting with such deep historical roots will also serve as a dress rehearsal for next year’s European Championships at the same venue. But there is also innovation for competitors and fans alike: for the first time ISTAF organizers have installed a 250 square metre fan tribune which will also act as a tunnel for the athletes. The Berlin ISTAF, which will see its 76th edition, is part of the IAAF World Challenge Series.