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Nearly 10,000 Women are Expected to Lace Up in Central Park on April 25th - New York, NY (January 11, 2010) –More and Fitness magazines announced today that registration is now open for the seventh-annual More /Fitness Half-Marathon, the largest women’s only half-marathon in the country.  The race will host nearly 10,000 women in New York’s Central Park on April 25, 2010 and is executed in partnership with New York Road Runners.  Silk Soymilk is the event sponsor, Bally Total Fitness the event partner and CARE the charitable partner. 

Johnson, Mortensen Blaze To Chilly Walt Disney World Half Marathon Victory

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Johnson notches second Disney half marathon title; Johnson and Mortensen members of elite Hanson's Brooks Distance Project Running Club of Rochester, Mich.; field of nearly 23,000 runners contribute to record Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend 

Fast wins for Keitany and Regassa in Abu Dhabi Half

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from IAAF - World champion Mary Keitany of Kenya and Tilahun Regassa of Ethiopia produced fast victories at the Zayed International Half Marathon, held yesterday (7 Jan) in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Keitany, who cruised to the world title over the distance in Birmingham last autumn, dominated the proceedings clocking 1:07:14, more than two minutes clear of her nearest rival.

Kentucky Derby Festival Announces Course Changes for 2010

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.– The Kentucky Derby Festival announces changes to the race route of the 2010 Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon, presented by Walmart. The races, which will begin simultaneously at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, will now start near Iroquois Manor Shopping Center and will finish at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville, a 500,000-square-foot entertainment venue located within Waterfront Park. The Marathon course will also include a slightly longer loop in Jeffersonville, Ind., with competitors running alongside the Ohio River.

Hospital Hill Run Registration Numbers Increase By 248%

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Hospital Hill Run announces a substantial increase in early registration for the 2010 event. Only three months after opening registration, numbers have already increased 248% when compared to the same timeframe last year.

The registration boom is attributed to increased exposure of the Hospital Hill Run to new athletes, continued positive word of mouth spread throughout the running community, and great participant incentives.