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Former Champion Wilson Kipsang and Two-Time Runner-Up Bronx Resident Buzunesh Deba Added to Professional Athlete Field for 2017 TCS New York City Marathon

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Professional athlete field to include 12 past champions, 22 Olympians, and 20 Paralympians from 29 different countries - New York, October 10, 2017 — Former champion Wilson Kipsang of Kenya and two-time runner-up Buzunesh Deba of Ethiopia, who trains in the Bronx, have been added to the professional athlete field for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 5.

Lauren Paquette Takes First Place at 41st Running of The Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women

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Boston, MA – October 9, 2017 –  Lauren Paquette, 31, of Memphis, TN wins The Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women, with a time of 33:30, held today at Boston Common. Second place finisher is Natosha Rogers, 26, of Littleton, CO, with a time of 33:44, and third place finisher is Elaina Balouris, 25, of Allison Park, PA, with a time of 34:03.

Kenyans Sweep 2017 B.A.A. Half Marathon

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Daniel Salel earns three-peat, while Joan Chelimo runs away with title at 17th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. - Boston, MA -- Kenyans Daniel Salel and Joan Chelimo swept the top spots at today’s 17th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Salel completed the three-peat, running away from a large lead pack in the final two miles before breaking the tape in 1:04:31. Calling Boston her lucky city, Chelimo returned to the Bay State and earned a commanding victory in 1:10:31.

Galen Rupp and Tirunesh Dibaba Run to Thrilling Victories at the 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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Tatyana McFadden sets course record to capture her eighth victory and the “Silver Bullet” Marcel Hug defends his title - CHICAGO -- In today’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, more than 43,000* runners, an event record, crossed the finish line in Chicago’s “front yard,” Grant Park. This year’s race celebrated 40 years of running history with participants from more than 100 countries and all 50 states. The inaugural Chicago Marathon started in Daley Plaza on September 25, 1977.

Sasha Gollish Triumphs at Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon

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George Byron Alex takes first place in men’s race; 3-time Super Bowl Champion Roger Craig runs on behalf of ALS Association; Ron and Susan Carino finished their 100th Rock ‘n’ Roll Race hand-in-hand - SAN JOSE, Calif. (October 8) – The fastest half marathon in California lived up to its speedy reputation on Sunday at the 12th edition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon. Canada’s Sasha Gollish was the first woman to break the tape in the center of Silicon Valley. The 35-year-old’s victory, under sunny skies, was clear-cut with Gollish running one hour, 12 minutes and 57 seconds for the 13.1-mile distance. Gollish’s finishing time equated to an average of 5:33 per mile.

Kipchirchir, Hall Sprint to Victory at the USATF 10 Mile Championships

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(photo: USATF) -MINNEAPOLIS – A furious dash to the finish, saw both Shadrack Kipchirchir and Sara Hall hold off their competition, as the two charged to the tape in victorious fashion Sunday morning at the USATF 10 Mile Championships in the Twin Cities.