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RRW: Rojas Holds Off Simpson To Win USATF 10 Mile Championships

By David Monti, @d9monti(c) 2021 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (12-Sep) — It was strength against speed in the final 400 meters of the women’s race at this morning’s USATF 10 Mile Championships hosted by the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run in Washington, D.C., and strength won. Marathoner Nell Rojas, ninth at …

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RRW: Boston Marathon Announces Robust Elite Field

By David Monti, @d9monti(c) 2021 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (11-Aug) — The first-ever fall edition of the Boston Marathon will feature more than 140 elite athletes across all divisions including dozens of Americans the Boston Athletic Association and John Hancock Financial jointly announced today. Twelve of the elite athletes (four women and eight …

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RRW: Kipchoge Repeats As Men’s Olympic Marathon Champion

By Rich Sands, @sands(c) 2021 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (08-Aug) — Eliud Kipchoge added to his already superlative legacy with a dominant win at today’s Olympic men’s marathon, cruising home to a seemingly easy victory on an uncomfortably hot morning on the final day of the Summer Games. The 36-year-old Kenyan became only …

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RRW: In Searing Heat, Jepchirchir Captures Women’s Olympic Marathon Title

By Rich Sands, @sands(c) 2021 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NOTE: This story was written remotely –Ed. (07-Aug) — Peres Jepchirchir survived a war of attrition to capture the Olympic gold medal in the women’s marathon on a hot and humid morning in Sapporo, pulling away from Kenyan teammate Brigid Kosgei in the final …

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Peachtree 2021 Female Winners

Chelanga, Hall Win Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race

As the 52nd Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race returned to the streets of Atlanta, 38-year-old Sara Hall and 36-year-old Sam Chelanga led the celebration with their first-ever victories here. Hall broke the tape in 31:41, the third-fastest time by an American woman in Peachtree history, with Chelanga winning in 28:45. In the 40th Running of …

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Women’s Running Pioneer Joan Ullyot Dies at 80

Ullyout was instrumental in lobbying for the women’s marathon to be included in the Olympic Games. BY  ROGER ROBINSONJUN 23, 2021 Dr. Joan Ullyot, whose running achievements and medical expertise made her a major pioneer of women’s running, died on June 18, at her home in Snowmass Village, near Aspen, Colorado. She was 80. The cause was …

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