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Caster Semenya sets sights on 600 m at ISTAF

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Eight athletes who won gold medals at the World Championships in London at the beginning of August will be in action at the ISTAF meeting in Berlin’s Olympic stadium this coming Sunday. Among them will be South Africa’s World 800m champion Caster Semenya who will run the 600m at the 76th edition of the meeting which is part of the IAAF World Challenge Series.

Race SLO Welcomes U.S. Star Jordan Hasay as Its Newest Ambassador

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Local Arroyo Grande native and fastest U.S. female debut marathoner to be part of Race SLO family of events including SLO Marathon + Half and Healthy Running Conference 2018 - SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (August 14, 2017) – Race SLO, California Central Coast’s leading endurance sports event producer, has announced its newest ambassador:  U.S. distance running star Jordan Hasay, who recently finished third at the storied Boston Marathon and also set a U.S. women’s marathon debut record with her 2 hour, 23 minute clocking.

World Record-Holders and Defending Champions Lead 40th Anniversary Bank of America Chicago Marathon International Elite Athlete Field

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Defending champions Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat return to the Windy City to race to the top of the podium - CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that several international running stars are joining its 40th anniversary elite athlete field. Leading the charge are defending champions Abel Kirui (KEN) and Florence Kiplagat (KEN). Their strongest challengers are current marathon and course record-holder Dennis Kimetto (KEN); current half marathon world record-holder Zersenay Tadese (ERI); and three-time Olympic gold medalist, current 5000m world record-holder, and the third-fastest woman in history over 42K, Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH).

Breanna Sieracki, Tyler Jermann, Danny Docherty Join the Team USA Minnesota Training Group

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Minneapolis/St. Paul – Aug. 22, 2017 – Team USA Minnesota has added three distance runners to its training group, including Breanna Sieracki, a University of Minnesota-Duluth graduate, Tyler Jermann, of Iowa State University, and Danny Docherty, whose collegiate running career was at Loyola University in Chicago.  Sieracki, formerly Colbenson, is a mid-distance runner focusing on the steeplechase; Jermann competes in the 10 mile up through the marathon; and Docherty runs the mile up through the half marathon.

STAF in Berlin on 27th August: Röhler versus Vetter in the Javelin

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The Olympic champion against the World champion, that’s the scenario for a big showdown at the 76th ISTAF meeting on August 27. The Olympic champion Thomas Röhler and the World champion Johannes Vetter will strive for javelin supremacy at this IAAF World Challenge Meeting.