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Despite Delayed Start, 2010 3M Half Marathon Boasts Fast Times

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Texan Westly Keating places first overall; Hirut Mandefro of Ethiopia Takes Top Honors in Women’s Open Division - AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 24, 2010 – Despite a posted start time of 6:45 a.m., the 16th annual 3M Half Marathon & Relay got off to a later start at 7:36 a.m. due to windblown barricades. Start time for wheelchairs as well as runners was delayed by nearly an hour as crews worked to replace barricades knocked over during event preparation by westerly winds gusting up to 28 mph at 6 a.m.

Gebrselassie fights off back pain and late race challenge to collect third Dubai victory

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Dubai, UAE - Haile Gebrselassie won the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon for the third time in a row this morning, clocking 2:06:09, and again raking in $250,000, the richest prize in marathoning.

Flanagan named Athlete of the Week

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from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Olympic Bronze medalist Shalane Flanagan has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after smashing the course record in winning the women's 2010 USA Half Marathon Championship Saturday at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon in Texas.

Back on the bank in Boston

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We are excited again to return to the Reggie Lewis Center and one of the fastest banked tracks in the country.  2009 brought us numerous U.S. high school leaders and 5 national records in the 5000, 60m hurdles, 4x800, 4x Mile and weight throw. What will 2010 deliver... that depends on you and your best game!  We've made several changes for 2010.  Here are just a few:

CIGNA Falmouth Road Race Challenge for 2010 Kicks Off; Runners Nationwide Can Now Enter for a Free Trip to the Race on Cape Cod

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PHILADELPHIA– January 21, 2010 – August weather and the CIGNA Falmouth Road Race will be here before you know it! But the winter months are when it’s time to enter to win the third annual “CIGNA Falmouth Road Race Challenge” national essay contest.  Beginning today, CIGNA will be accepting entries to win an all-expense-paid trip, valued up to $5,0001, to participate in the CIGNA Falmouth Road Race on August 15, 2010 in Falmouth, Mass.