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Kenyan Runner Choge Triumphs at AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Debut

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This historic race returned for its 39th year with live bands, fanfare and runners getting back to fall marathon season - PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 18, 2016) The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)  Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon took over “The City of Brotherly Love” this weekend with crowds of excitement as 18,000 runners ran through a revamped scenic course. 

Gray, Gaal win Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon

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Tropical Storm Hermine Doesn’t Hold Back Thousands of Runners in Virginia Beach - VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – September 4, 2016 – Running any distance takes incredible perseverance and courage, but those who laced up their shoes on Sunday to take on the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon truly went the “extra mile” by overcoming challenging conditions thanks to Tropical Storm Hermine to race either the 5K or the half marathon.

Jenkins, Simpson Win New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

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Simpson, fresh off an Olympic bronze medal in the women’s 1500 meters last month, roared to victory in 4:18.3, the third fastest-women’s time in the 36-year history of the event - New York, September 3, 2016 – American Jenny Simpson became the first five-time winner – man or woman – in event history and Eric Jenkins shocked the field with his top finish on the men’s side at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on Saturday, September 3.

Sambu, Chepkoech Triumph at New Balance Falmouth Road Race

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FALMOUTH (August 21, 2016)—Stephen Sambu, the veteran, knew just what he wanted to do, and did it, while Caroline Chepkoech, the rookie, played it by ear. Despite the difference in approach, the results were identical: commanding victories in the 44 th running of the New Balance Falmouth Road Race.