Marathons

(podcast) Interview with Abdi Abdirahman, Top American Male, Finishes Third NYC Marathon

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Abdi Abdirahman is one of our most veteran of American distance runners. Abdi is a four time Olympian, who competed in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012. In 2000 and 2004, Abdi made the U.S. Olympic team at 10,000 meters, finishing in tenth in 2000 and fifteenth in 2004.

(podcast)Interview with Molly Huddle Third Place Finisher (First American Woman) NYC Marathon

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Molly Huddle had a fine experience at her marathon debut.

The TCS NYC Marathon had great weather, but also some head winds. Molly Huddle went out hard, but when Mary Keitany, Asefelech Mergia and Joyce Chepkirui took off, Molly held back. " Sally Kipyego did not go with them, I wondered if that was the right move." Molly Huddle noted. " I ran a mile in about 5:08, and that was really fast," added Molly.

(podcast) A Live Review Of 2016 TCS New York City Marathon

Written by RunBlogRun.com.

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The long day of coverage for the New York City Marathon begins around 7 in the morning. I push the snooze button on my Iphone 6 three times, giving me 21 more minutes. Then, there is the Taxi ride, trying to see how close we can get to the Tavern on the Green/Marathon Pavilion. I get to West 64th and Broadway, so about a 1 kilometer walk to the Pavilion.

Mary Keitany Dominates TCS New York City Marathon, with her Three Peat!

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The week in the Big Apple is one of my favorite weeks of the year. Besides watching the race, this keen observer meets with coaches, athletes, members of the medi and sponsors to get a feel for where the sport will be going in the next year.

Athens Marathon. The Authentic on Sunday: Former winner Hillary Yego returns

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(photo: SEGAS-AMA/Nick Gomelis) - Hillary Yego caused a major surprise three years ago with his victory in the Athens Marathon. The Kenyan ran 2:13:51 on the tough course which was the original 1896 route leading from the town of Marathon to the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens. Now Yego is returning to the "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" and will be among the favourites for the title .