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Kastor Returns to New York in Search of Fourth Consecutive MORE/SHAPE Women’s Half-Marathon Title

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Three-time Olympian will lead an expected 10,000 women through Central Park in the 13th edition of one of the largest women’s-only half marathons in the country  - NEW YORK (March 23, 2016) – Three-time Olympian Deena Kastor will return to New York on Sunday, April 17, in search of her fourth-straight victory in the MORE/SHAPE Women’s Half-Marathon, announced Peter Ciaccia, president of events for New York Road Runners and race director of the TCS New York City Marathon. Approximately 10,000 women are expected to lace up for the 13.1-mile race – one of the largest women’s-only half marathons in the country – in New York’s Central Park, with Kastor expected to lead the way.

“Deena is one of the most recognized faces among American long-distance runners, and we are extremely grateful to have her return to Central Park for a fourth consecutive year to race the MORE/SHAPE Women’s Half-Marathon,” Ciaccia said. “As both a mother and a runner, she is a relatable role model that many women across the country can look up to.”

VIENNA CITY MARATHON on 10th April: Vienna hopes to return to faster women's times

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Half a dozen of experienced marathon runners with personal bests in the 2:23 to 2:27 region plus two more or less newcomers to the distance form part of the women’s elite field of the Vienna City Marathon on 10th April. Ethiopia’s Guteni Shone is the fastest on the current start list with a personal record of 2:23:32. Including other running events staged parallel to the marathon organisers of this IAAF Gold Label Road Race expect more than 40,000 entries.

While times of the men’s winners of recent editions have been top-class the women could often not quite live up to expectations. Only twice were there winning times of sub 2:25 in the past ten years. And the 2:23:47 course record of Italy’s Maura Viceconte dates back to 2000. This year organisers hope to see times of at least sub 2:25 again.

20,000 Runners to Hit the Streets of Manhattan at 2016 United Airlines NYC Half

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NYRR Times Square Kids' Run gives 1,000 youth runners the chance to run a thrilling 1500 meters alongside the 13.1-mile course; Event to feature compelling sponsor activities that will enhance the race experience for runners and fans

NEW YORK (March 16, 2016) — The 2016 United Airlines NYC Half, set for Sunday, March 20, will see 20,000 runners of all ages and abilities hit the streets of Manhattan, from top professional athletes to 1,000 youth runners competing in the NYRR Times Square Kids' Run. The event will feature a variety of sponsor activities that will engage runners and fans and build on the energy of NYRR’s signature half-marathon.

AJC Peachtree Road Race Lottery Registration Opens Tuesday

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WHO:               Atlanta Track Club

WHAT:              Registration for the 2016 AJC Peachtree Road Race opens Tuesday, March 15 through an online lottery at AJC.com/peachtree. Those wishing to be one of the 60,000 participants selected for the 47th running of the world’s largest 10K can register online anytime during the eight day period beginning Tuesday, March 15 until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22.  All lottery entrants will receive an email by Friday, March 25 informing them on whether or not they were selected.

A Gorgeous Day for Race Domination at Rock ‘n’ Roll DC

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Mizael Carrera wins men’s half marathon in 1:06:17; Bethany Sachtleben wins for women in 1:19:45; Olympian Alfreda Alevaro Reyes, took the men’s marathon title in 2:30:05; Martha Nelson, defending champ, wins in 2:58:09 for the women

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 12, 2016) – Washington DC has always been a city of beauty, but on Saturday, at the fifth edition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Marathon & ½ Marathon, the nation’s capital was especially scenic for 24,000 runners who turned out in gorgeous spring-like conditions to take part in the race.

After a heartfelt rendering of the national anthem within sight of iconic monuments like the Washington Monument, runners started out down the broad expanse of Constitution Avenue that runs alongside the National Mall.