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New York City is under attack by Track Town USA!

Written by Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun .

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Jeff Benjamin wrote this piece about the upcoming Tracktown Summer Series, being held in Palo Alto (June 29), Portland (July 2) and finally, New York (July 6). Here's Jeff's story about the series in 2017. We encourage you to attend the meets!

Heather Kampf, Jamie Cheever, Meghan Peyton, Kevin Lewis to Compete at USA Outdoor Championships in Sacramento June 22-25; Ryan Rutherford 6th at Steamboat Classic

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Minneapolis/St. Paul –June 20, 2017 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf, Jamie Cheever, Meghan Peyton and Kevin Lewis will be among the athletes who will compete at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships, which will be held June 22-25 at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium.

De Grasse flies to windy 9.69 100m win in Stockholm – IAAF Diamond League

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Andre De Grasse took advantage of a huge following wind in Stockholm at the sixth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season to run a faster 100m than he has ever previously managed, his 9.69 comfortably topping this year’s world list, albeit annulled for record purposes by the 4.8m/s of wind assistance at his back, way in excess of the allowable limit of 2.00m/s.

Local Runners Prevail at Alaska Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon

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Tibebu Proctor, Jennifer Bergman claim half marathon victories; Blake Hilty and Shelby Mills won the men’s and women’s marathon, respectively; Race weekend debuted a brand new stadium to stadium course - SEATTLE – June 18, 2017 – For Tibebu Proctor, life is good. Last week, the 18-year-old everyone calls Tibs graduated from high school. Then this week, he won the Alaska Airlines Rock ’n’ Roll Seattle Half Marathon.

“OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA” TO LAUNCH ON JULY 15 IN MORE THAN 35 MILLION HOMES

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STAMFORD, Conn. – June 15, 2017 The International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal announced today that the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will launch in one month -- on Saturday, July 15 -- in more than 35 million homes, allowing Olympic fans to connect to Olympic Sports, athletes, and stories all year round. The new linear cable channel will be available to most subscribers of Altice, AT&T DirecTV, Comcast, Spectrum, and Verizon at launch. The linear channel will also be also be available at launch on streaming services, including DirecTV Now, Fubo, Hulu, Sony PlayStation Vue, and YouTube TV.

 

Christian Coleman captures USATF Athlete of the Week after earning two national titles, setting new collegiate record at NCAA Outdoor Championships

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INDIANAPOLIS – Rio Olympian Christian Coleman (Atlanta, Georgia) earns Athlete of the Week honors following dominant performances at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, taking home two national titles while setting a new collegiate record.