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American Runner Molly Huddle and South African Wheelchair Racer Ernst Van Dyk Clinch Third Consecutive United Airlines NYC Half Titles

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Ethiopian Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa and U.S. Paralympian Susannah Scaroni take the tape for the first time in New York City - New York, March 19, 2017 — American runner Molly Huddle and South African wheelchair racer Ernst van Dyk both won their third consecutive United Airlines NYC Half titles and Ethiopian Feyisa Lilesa and American Susannah Scaroni took their first victories in the race on Sunday, March 19, as 21 Olympians and 11 Paralympians led the way for nearly 20,000 runners through the 13.1-mile course from Central Park to Lower Manhattan.

AJC Peachtree Road Race Lottery Registration Opens Wednesday

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Registration for the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race opens Wednesday, March 15 through an online lottery at AJC.com/peachtree. Those wishing to be one of the 60,000 participants of the 48th running of the world’s largest 10K can register online anytime during the eight-day period beginning March 15 until 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on March 22.  All lottery entrants will receive an email by Saturday, March 25 informing them on whether or not they were selected.

2017 USA Half Marathon Championships

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The USA Half Marathon Championships will be held in conjunction with the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon on April 29th in Columbus, Ohio.

2017 United Airlines NYC Half to Feature 20,000 Runners, Including the World’s Top Pros Alongside Youth

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NYRR Times Square Youth Run gives 1,000 youth runners the free opportunity to run 1500 meters in one of New York City's most iconic locations right alongside the 13.1-mile course; Official partners to offer engaging activations that will enhance the race experience for runners and spectators - NEW YORK (March 13, 2017)—The streets of New York City will come alive on Sunday, March 19, as 20,000 runners of all ages and abilities from more than 90 countries around the world embark on a 13.1-mile journey through Manhattan at the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half. Simultaneously, iconic Times Square will play host to 1,000 youth participants taking on a 1500 meter out-and-back course in the third annual NYRR Times Square Youth Run. New York Road Runners’ popular half-marathon event will feature numerous sponsor activations that will engage the running community throughout race week.

2017 Arnold 5K Pump and Run

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The 17th annual Arnold 5K Pump and Run was one of the 60 plus athletic events held during the 29th annual Arnold Fitness Weekend, which is billed as "The Largest Fitness Expo in the World".  Arnold Schwarzenegger was on hand again this year to start the race. Governor Schwarzenegger said the "The Pump and Run is a true test of one's fitness as it combines both strength and endurance."