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5.2.16

Pledging Now Open for Global Running Day and First-Ever Million Kid Run on June 1

NEW YORK — Pledging for Global Running Day and the inaugural...


5.1.16

Jenny Simpson takes shot at ending U.S. 1500 Olympic drought

Simpson won a gold medal at the 2011 World Championships: “What...


4.30.16

HSer Michael Slagowski breaks 4 minute Mile at Jesuit Twilight Relays

"The backstretch was just completely lined up with people...


5.4.16

Leo Manzano hopes to repeat Olympic success

The 2012 Olympic 1500 meter silver medalist currently spends about...


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Leo Manzano hopes to repeat Olympic success

May 04, 2016

The 2012 Olympic 1500 meter silver medalist currently spends about six hours training daily, but most of that time is spent away from the track... where the focus is on recovery, getting massages and taking ice baths to keep him going each day.

By Jacob Martella, The Daily Texan

Leo Manzano...

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Track star Merv Lincoln dies aged 82 in Melbourne

May 03, 2016

“The result was we ran the fastest time in the world on grass, we had a great race. He was a fine athlete and a fine bloke.” - Herb Elliott

By Peter de Kruijff, The Border Mail

Wodonga-raised athlete Merv Lincoln, who was the 11th person in the world to run a Mile in under 4 minutes, has died...

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‘Mile a Day’ program to help keep school kids in Huntingdonshire active

May 03, 2016

“This is such an exciting scheme, we are going into schools and getting them excited about exercise, and they are so keen to do the Mile. The reaction from the children has been fantastic.”

By Daniel Mansfield, The Hunts Post

The ‘Mile a day programme’ for children in primary and junior...

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Pledging Now Open for Global Running Day and First-Ever Million Kid Run on June 1

May 02, 2016

NEW YORK — Pledging for Global Running Day and the inaugural Million Kid Run on Wednesday, June 1 is now open on globalrunningday.org. Runners of all ages and abilities can pledge to run on June 1, and add their name to the list of runners from all over the world who are coming together to...

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