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10.25.21

Heather Kampf Interview

The Liberty Mile is one of my favorites. I love the organizers of...


10.15.21

Dixon Hemphill, 96, Completes Navy Mile on Navy’s 264th Birthday

“It’s never too late to start running.”

From The Navy Mile

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10.11.21

Mary Cain sues former coach Alberto Salazar, Nike over alleged abuse

“Companies are responsible for the behavior of their managers,...


10.20.21

HS Boys Athlete of the Year: Hobbs Kessler

Prep indoor Mile and outdoor 1500m record setter and Olympic Trials...


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Heather Kampf Interview

October 25, 2021

The Liberty Mile is one of my favorites. I love the organizers of that race. I always felt like I was an honorary ‘Pittsburger’ every time I went there because they would have the elite runners come in early to do events with kids before we got to race.

By Gary Cohen

Heather Kampf earned the...

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HS Boys Athlete of the Year: Hobbs Kessler

October 20, 2021

Prep indoor Mile and outdoor 1500m record setter and Olympic Trials qualifier: "I could have run a lot faster than I did, but I’m not super worried about that. Who really cares about high school PRs? I would rather not have them represent me.”

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

Really, no...

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Dixon Hemphill, 96, Completes Navy Mile on Navy’s 264th Birthday

October 15, 2021

“It’s never too late to start running.”

From The Navy Mile

United States Navy World War II Veteran, Dixon Hemphill, completed the 7th The Navy Mile on Wednesday, October 13th in honor of the Navy’s 264th birthday.

Hemphill, 96, referred to himself as a “Navy man” and was happy to be...

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Mary Cain sues former coach Alberto Salazar, Nike over alleged abuse

October 11, 2021

“Companies are responsible for the behavior of their managers, Nike’s job was to ensure that Salazar was not neglecting and abusing the athletes he coached.”

By Jeff Manning, The Oregonian / OregonLive

Mary Cain, the promising distance runner whose career fizzled after what she has described...

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