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JUST RUN® Expands Reach to 17 States

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CARMEL, Calif. - As the 2010 school year has ended across the nation, the JUST RUN youth fitness program has tallied its numbers for the 2009-10 academic year. Nearly 6,000 children, representing 79 schools in 17 states, logged over 200,000 miles. Nineteen classes were awarded Certificates of Congratulations for completing their 3,200 mile virtual runs across the USA, tracked on the program's website, and 14,000 acts of good citizenship, or "Just Deeds", were recorded.

JUST RUN® Expands Reach to 17 States

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Carmel, CA -- As the school year comes to a close across the nation, the JUST RUN youth fitness program tallies its numbers for the 2009-10 academic year.  Nearly 6,000 children, representing 79 schools in 17 states, logged over 200,000 miles.  Nineteen classes were awarded Certificates of Congratulations for completing their 3,200 mile virtual runs across the USA, tracked on the program’s website, and 14,000 acts of good citizenship, or “Just Deeds,” were recorded.

Gill Athletics and USA Track & Field Honor National High School Track & Field Coaches of the Year

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INDIANAPOLIS -- Gill Athletics and USA Track & Field (USATF) will honor one boys' and one girls' high school track & field team coach with the inaugural Gill Athletics National High School Track & Field Coach of the Year Award. Pete Boudreaux, boys' coach of Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, La, and James Holdren Jr., girls' coach of Maggie L. Walker Governor's School in Richmond, VA., will be recognized at the awards ceremony on Saturday, June 26 during the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, IA in front of a 14,000 Drake Stadium crowd. Both award recipients' schools will receive $5,000 worth of Gill Athletics track & field equipment.

Team USA Youth Olympic Games roster announced

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INDIANAPOLIS - Twenty of America's finest young athletes will represent Team USA at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, USA Track & Field announced on Tuesday. The multi-sport event will take place on August 14-26 in Singapore, with track and field events held August 17-23.

The 2010 New Balance Balance Nationals will feature a team scoring

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The 2010 New Balance Balance Nationals will feature a team scoring element in addition to individual championships.  New Balance's Marketing Manager, Josh Rowe, said that this "will elevate the level of competition, generate excitement, and reward excellent at the program level, not just the individual level."