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Gebremariam and Augusto the victors in Oeiras Gebregziabher Gebremariam en route to his victory in Oeiras (Marcelino Almeida)

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from IAAF , Lisbon, Portugal – Reigning World Cross Country champion Gebregziabher Gebremariam opened the IAAF Cross Country Permit season with a victory at the Oeiras Cross Country on Saturday.

The 25-year-old Ethiopian proved his power in Oeiras over the elements - strong winds and hard rains – as well as his

NAIA Cross Country National Championships

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Vancouver, WA, 11-21-09, By Matt McGowan - Two timed defending men champions Malone University was ranked third going into the NAIA Cross Country National Championships held at the Fort Vancouver National Historic site in Vancouver, Washington. Malone would place five runners in the top sixteen runners competing in the team race to three - peat with just 44 points to easily outdistance Concordia which took home runner up honors with 166 points in this 54th annual Championship.

NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships

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Evansville, IN, 11-21-09, By Matt McGowan - Seattle Pacific’s senior Jessica Pixler took the lead early in the NCAA Division II Women’s Cross Country Championships and captured her third consecutive individual title as she covered the 6,000 meter course in 20:22. Western

NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships

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Cleveland, OH, 11-21-09, By Matt McGowan- Thirty-two teams and fifty-six individuals not on a qualifying team toed the starting line at the Highland Golf Course in Cleveland for the NCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country Championships. A challenging and wet course tested

‘Texas Showdown’ Highlights Second Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio

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International elite field to lead largest marathon and half-marathon in Texas - San Antonio, TX – More than 31,000 entrants from all 50 states and 23 countries will descend on south Texas to run the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon and 1/2 Marathon on Sunday, November 15. The second annual race features elite men's and women's fields vying for a prize purse that will award $17,500 to the champions. Interspersed with the international elite field at the start line will be some of the fastest runners in Texas, who will be competing in a statewide battle for a "Texas-only" prize purse in both the full and half-marathon.

Home Muange, Akor Win 7th Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay

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Near-perfect racing conditions made for great action, fast times and a memorable experience for 5,500 finishers in Sunday’s Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay.

Stephen Muange originally from Kenya, led the event’s largest elite field ever, to win with a time of 1:03:37, the second fastest in the Big Sur Half Marathon’s seven years. A tight pack of elites, including Muange, Ezkyas Sisay (AZ), Crosby Freeman (CA), Sergio Reyes (CA), Josh Spiker (CA), and Moses Kororia (NM) tore through the first two miles in 9:57, a blistering pace that would hold steady. Near mile 3, Muange and Sisay pulled away from the other hopefuls,