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Ryan Rutherford, Kevin Lewis Finish 1-2 at Brian Kraft 5k May 29; Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Freihofer’s 5k June 3, Portland Track Festival on June 10

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Minneapolis/St. Paul – May 30, 2017 – Team USA Minnesota’s Ryan Rutherford and Kevin Lewis finished in first and second place at the annual Brian Kraft Memorial 5k at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis on May 29.  Rutherford crossed the line in 14:15, which was a course record, and Lewis was right behind in 14:18.

Successful 39th Running of the BolderBOULDER Memorial Day 10K Classic

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49,701 walkers, joggers and runners registered for the 2017 race this Memorial Day and approximately 45,574 racers crossed the finish line - BOULDER, COLO. (May 29, 2017) BolderBOULDER, America’s All-Time Best 10K, today announced that 49,701 walkers, joggers and runners registered for the 2017 race this Memorial Day and approximately 45,574 racers crossed the finish line. The race also supports an additional 2,000 service men and women that participated in BolderBOULDER military satellite races around the world, but does not calculate these numbers into the overall total.

Bowie blasts to 200m win in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

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It was billed as the race of the weekend, and the women’s 200m duly delivered a contest for the ages at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on Saturday afternoon (27), with Tori Bowie upsetting the odds and flying to victory in an IAAF Diamond League record of 21.77 (1.5m/s).

Taylor and Claye battle in best triple jump on American soil at Nike Prefontaine Classic

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EUGENE, Oregon -- 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold and silver medalists Christian Taylor and Will Claye took to the triple jump runway once again to put on a show for the Hayward Field faithful Saturday at the Nike Prefontaine Classic. The duo registered two of the greatest jumps in track & field history and led an impressive weekend that saw four Hayward Field and Nike Prefontaine Classic records broken.

Chespol stuns with world U20 record in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

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On the first evening of action at the IAAF Diamond League in Eugene, many had expected the women’s 3000m steeplechase to prove another demonstration by world record-holder Ruth Jebet, but a new star emerged in the form of Kenya’s Celliphine Chespol. The 18-year-old came back from near-disaster at the penultimate water jump to win in 8:58.78, the second-fastest run of all time and a world U20 record*.