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Mutaz Essa Barshim (HJ) And Nafissatou Thiam (Heptathlon) Are The 2017 World Athletes Of The Year Barshim beat out fellow finalists Mo Farah and Wayde Van Niekerk while Thiam won the award over Almaz Ayana and Ekaterini Stefanidi.

Manchester Road Race And Silicon Valley TT *Silicon Results *Manchester Results

Silicon Valley TT: Edward Cheserek Wins 1st Race As Pro – Runs 13:38 This is the race that Alan Webb beat Galen Rupp in 7 years ago. Webb won in 13:36 – Rupp ran 13:39.

Manchester: Paul Chelimo of the U.S. Army salutes the crowd as he wins the 2017 Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Conn., in 21:32 (photo by Jane Monti for Race Results Weekly)RRW Paul Chelimo Wins, Buze Diriba Outkicks Molly Huddle As Both Break Course Record At 2017 Manchester Road Race Molly Huddle led the entire women’s race but Buze Diriba outsprinted her and won in a course record of 23:57. Chelimo got the win after Chris Thompson went out hard.
*MB: Happy Thanksgiving! Manchester Road Race Live Thread- Updated: Paul Chelimo Wins, Buze Diriba Outkicks Molly Huddle 

Brothers John And Ray Treacy Are Back As Manchester Co-Chairs This Year John Treacy – the ’78 and ’79 world XC champ – helped make the race internationally famous when he won it in 1978.

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Christian Taylor Gives Out Free Tips On Competing And Dating “I think most women think chivalry is dead. But by opening a door for a lady, or seating my girlfriend at dinner – just a small gesture can go far. My dad instilled that belief in me. Being a gentleman can make a cool night, a really special night.”

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Kipchoge Vs. Farah At London 2018

Eliud Kipchoge Will Return To The London Marathon; Looking To Maintain His Unbeaten Record With A Third Title After winning in 2015 and 2016, Kipchoge skipped a year to chase the sub-2 hour marathon, but now he’s back and says, “I know that I have the world record in me so we will have to wait and see what happens.”
*Kipchoge Happy To Be Racing Mo Farah In London Kipchoge: “It’s great he will be racing because I’m sure that will make the atmosphere more special.”
*MB: Eliud Kipchoge is taking Mo Farah very seriously

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High School Championship Season Is Here

Pistorius’ Jail Time More Than Doubled

Oscar Pistorius’ Jail Sentence Increased From 6 Years To 15 Years After Prosecutors Argue The Initial Term Was “Shockingly Light” An analyst says it came down to consistency, since 15 years is the normal minimum term for murder.
*2nd Article Pistorius still has the option to appeal the decision.

It’s Award Season

IAAF Gala Is Friday And IAAF Council Meetings Are Saturday And Sunday *Live Updates Emma Coburn is in Monaco for the festivities.
*A Kenyan Look At IAAF Athletics Gala Did you all realize World 1,500m champ Elijah Manangoi is the older brother of world under 17 champ George Manangoi?
*IAAF Council Meeting Will Be Broadcast Live On YouTube On Sat And Sunday

More IAAF News: IAAF Announces With Events Will Be At Each Diamond League Event

 

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Roads: And Then There Were Two

Berhanu Legese winning at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017Leonard Korir Runs 59:52 To Become Second American Under One Hour Barrier – Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Almaz Ayana ran 1:07:11 in her debut. *Discuss


Looking Ahead – USA Marathon Champs Are Sunday

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Justyn Knight wins. Photo via@CuseXCTF LRC Favorites Justyn Knight And Northern Arizona Deliver And Win 2017 NCAA Cross-Country Titles Justyn Knight waited until the very end to win but NAU delivered its knockout blow early and now looks poised for a three-peat in 2018.

New Mexico celebrates. Photo via @UNMLoboXCTFLRC Ednah Kurgat Wins And Leads New Mexico To Women’s Team Title At 2017 NCAA Women’s Cross-Country Championships New Mexico won its second title in three years as San Francisco was 2nd for the first time in program history with the lowest losing score in 20 years.

LRC Video Interviews From The 2017 NCAA Division 1 Cross-Country Championships All our post-race interviews on one page.

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