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ESPN’s Colin Cowherd Sub-6:30 Mile Challenge #HerdMile

May 24, 2012

By ESPN

The forces of nature were against him. The forces of ESPN were likewise aligned like a brick wall at the finish line. They came to Fontana Field at Southington (Conn.) High School not to praise Colin Cowherd, but to bury him and his claim he could run an under-6 minute, 30-second Mile.

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Mile Great Glenn Cunningham 2012 National Distance Running Hall of Fame Inductee

May 23, 2012

11th class also includes steeplechaser Horace Ashenfelter and marathoner Jacqueline Hansen

UTICA, N.Y. – The National Distance Running Hall of Fame announced the eleventh class of inductees to be honored in July in Utica New York. The class of 2012 is comprised of Glenn Cunningham, Horace...

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Marcus Dickson goes the distance for his White River team | Track and Field

May 23, 2012

One of the nation's fastest high-school distance runners, Dickson will enter four events at the state meet, hoping to carry his team to a title.

By Mason Kelley, Seattle Times

BUCKLEY, Wash. - On the way through Buckley there is a sign for White River High School. It is just off the side of...

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Track’s Leo Manzano ready to improve on ‘08 Olympics

May 22, 2012

As part of USA TODAY Sports' "100 Olympic hopefuls in 100 Days" series, prospective U.S. Olympians give their thoughts on the Games in their own words.

By Michael Florek, USA Today

Leo Manzano's first trip to the Olympics ended when he didn't make the final of the men's 1,500 meters.

He...

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