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LRC Sara Hall Runs 2nd-Fastest Marathon In US History – 2:20:32 – To Win Marathon Project Hall has had a fall marathon campaign for the ages as after finishing second in London just 11 weeks ago, she’s now #2 all-time in the US.  Keira D’Amato‘s amazing 2020 continued as well as she’s now #8 all-time in the US at 2:22:56.

LRC Martin Hehir Wins Marathon Project In 2:08:59 As 7 Americans Break 2:10 Hehir, a father of two and medical student who has spent much of the last few weeks treating Covid-19 patients, is now the 7th-fastest American in history.

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LRC Women’s Marathon Project Preview: Will Anyone Go With Sara Hall? How Fast Will Keira D’Amato Run? Hall is planning on running the first half in 69:40, while the next group is slated to hit halfway in 71:30. Kellyn TaylorStephanie BruceEmma Bates and D’Amato are among the US stars chasing PRs in the desert.

LRC Men’s Marathon Project Preview: With A Fast Course & Perfect Conditions, Will Sunday Be A Historic Day For US Marathoning? There have only been six races in history in which multiple Americans have broken 2:10 (the record is four guys under 2:10).
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A Historic Race Will Be No More: Japan’s Oldest Marathon: Lake Biwa To Be Discontinued After 2021 Race A bit surprising in marathon-mad Japan but other more popular races are expected to replace it on the calendar.

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Russia’s Olympic Doping Ban Cut From 4 Years To 2, But Falg Barred From Next Two Games We don’ t see how this is a huge deal. Russia has been banned since 2016.

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