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U.S. Triathlete and Olympic Gold Medalist Gwen Jorgensen to Make Marathon Debut at the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 6

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Jorgensen joins an already stacked American professional athlete field that includes U.S. Olympic distance runners Molly Huddle and Kim Conley, both also making their debuts (Photo Credit: Nils Nilsen/USA Triathlon/usatriathlon.org)

Eliud Kipchoge adds an Olympic gold medal to his impressive records in running

Written by Justin Lagat, RunBlogRun.

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Eliud Kipchoge, right after his masterful win in London in April 2016, noted that he hoped he would be on the Olympic team. He wanted an Olympic win, and he did just that! Eliud Kipchoge is the finest marathoner in the world in 2016. Here's the story by Justin Lagat on the the Olympic marathon, with a Kenyan point of view!

The Mercurial 4x100m Relay U.S Women Soar; U.S. Men Baffled Again

Written by David Hunter, RunBlgRun.

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Everyone loves the 4x100 meter relay. Fans relish the spectacle, the electricity of this furious event which really is four mini-races all packaged in a 40 second presentation. With both the men's and the women's short relay finals being held Friday night, those who love track & field were prepared for a double dose of the event that requires both speed and execution. In the end, they got it all: the good, the bad and the ugly.

Sambu, Chepkoech Triumph at New Balance Falmouth Road Race

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FALMOUTH (August 21, 2016)—Stephen Sambu, the veteran, knew just what he wanted to do, and did it, while Caroline Chepkoech, the rookie, played it by ear. Despite the difference in approach, the results were identical: commanding victories in the 44 th running of the New Balance Falmouth Road Race.

USATF Wins Athlete Appeals at Olympic Games

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Thursday evening at Olympic Stadium, track fans witnessed something never before seen in Olympic competition: a relay team running a solo time trial, in an attempt to make a final.