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D'Amato wins Houston Marathon

Two New American Records Set in Houston

By David Monti, Race Results Weekly (16-Jan) — Despite near-freezing temperatures at the start of the Chevron Houston Marathon (49th) and the Aramco Half-Marathon (20th), both Keira D’Amato and Sara Hall broke the American records for the marathon and half-marathon, respectively. D’Amato, 37, broke Deena Kastor’s 16 year-old USA and North American record of 2:19:36, …

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RRW: Elite Fields Set for Thursday’s Manchester Road Race

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2021 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (23-Nov) — The elite fields for Thursday’s Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Conn., have been finalized, race organizers reported this morning.  The classic Thanksgiving Day race, founded in 1927, will return to its usual 4.748-mile, hilly loop with the start and finish on …

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Race Director of the Year

Clint McCormick Named Race Director of the Year for 2021

A committee made up of race directors, athletes, media, corporate executives and club officials has named Glass City Marathon (Toledo, Ohio) Director Clint McCormick as the MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year. MYLAPS is the presenting sponsor. He was honored at a reception at the Road Race Management Race Directors’ Meeting in Hollywood, FL, …

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RRW: USA 5-K Champions Kelati, Hunter Headline Manchester Road Race Elite Field

By David Monti, @d9monti(c) 2021 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (17-Nov) — Newly-crowned national 5-K champions Weini Kelati and Drew Hunter are the top entrants for the 85th Manchester Road Race, America’s most prestigious Thanksgiving Day race, scheduled for Thursday, November 25, in Manchester, Connecticut.  The race returns to an in-person format on the …

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Fisher Grant Winning Michigan Pro Ekiden 17 Nov 2021 Chris Mengel

RRW: Nike Bowerman Track Club Dominates Michigan Pro Ekiden

By David Monti, @d9monti(c) 2021 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (17-Nov) — Led by four Olympians, the Nike Bowerman Track Club dominated today’s second annual Michigan Pro Ekiden at Stony Creek MetroPark in Shelby Township, Michigan. With Olympic 10,000m fifth-placer Grant Fisher running the 10-K anchor leg in 28:37, Bowerman clocked a course record …

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Chepngetich, Tura Win Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Ruth Chepngetich and Seifu Tura Crowned Champions at the 43rd Running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Daniel Romanchuk completes the hat trick and Tatyana McFadden wins her ninth title in the elite wheelchair competition. CHICAGO — In the 43rd running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon race organizers and participants celebrated the …

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