Weekly Round Up

Weekly Roundup (May 4-10, 2014)

Weekly Roundup (May 4-10, 2014)

2014 UIL State Track and Field meet preview The 2014 U.I.L. Track and Field State Meet will take place this Friday and Saturday (May 9-10) at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin on the UT campus. As usual, the list […]

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Weekly Roundup (April 27-May 3)

Weekly Roundup (April 27-May 3)

Stacked pro field at St. George Ironman 70.3 Competing for $75,000 Just a few years ago, the prize purse and Kona points were much smaller than they are today for the U.S. Professional 70.3 Championship at St. George, Utah. But […]

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Weekly Roundup (April 13-19, 2014)

Weekly Roundup (April 13-19, 2014)

USA Track & Field, Nike Ink Long-Term Agreement USA Track & Field (USATF) and NIKE, Inc. on Wednesday announced an expansion of their partnership that will significantly increase support of USATF programs, athletes and competitive groups. The new partnership marks […]

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Weekly Roundup (April 6-12, 2014)

Weekly Roundup (April 6-12, 2014)

Armstrong’s Positive, if Reluctant, Step in a Sport’s Purification (NY Times) Last summer, Lance Armstrong sat a few feet from me and said he would never “rat out” his friends by publicly revealing who had helped him dope and who […]

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Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready to Run (March 30-April 5, 2014)

Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready to Run (March 30-April 5, 2014)

Local Elites and Former Winners Give Advice on How to Run Cap 10K We reached out to a number of current elite runners and former Statesman Capitol 10,000 winners for their advice on how to run this Sunday’s race. Each […]

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Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready to Run (March 23-29, 2014)

Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready to Run (March 23-29, 2014)

Seeking Marc Davis’ American Road Record of 13:24, Bernard Lagat Is Pumped for 5k Road Debut at 2014 Carlsbad 5000 At Sunday’s Carlsbad 5000, American Bernard Lagat will lace up his Nike racing flats and step into uncharted territory. Racing […]

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Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready To Run (March 16-22, 2014)

Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready To Run (March 16-22, 2014)

Kara Goucher Reportedly Turns Down 7 Figure Offer, Signs With Oiselle Top American marathoner and two-time Olympian Kara Goucher is leaving Nike Inc., her sponsor of more than 12 years, aligning herself instead with an upstart women’s apparel maker based […]

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Weekly Roundup (March 9-15, 2014)

Weekly Roundup (March 9-15, 2014)

More and more events welcome dogs to run with their owner Clay Warner normally runs ultras, but he was lured to a 15K trail race for the sake of enjoying it with his training partner. As it turns out, both of […]

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Weekly Roundup (March 2-8, 2014)

Weekly Roundup (March 2-8, 2014)

Ryan Hall, Abdi added to Boston Marathon Elite Field John Hancock Financial today announced John Hancock Elite Athlete Team changes for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. Additions to the elite men’s field include U.S. […]

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Weekly Roundup (Feb. 23-March 1, 2014)

Weekly Roundup (Feb. 23-March 1, 2014)

Boston Marathon Bans Bags as Part of Security Plan This year’s Boston Marathon will have a “no bags” policy as part of stepped-up security following last year’s deadly bombing, the Boston Athletic Association announced Wednesday. Marathon runners typically are allowed to […]

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Weekly Roundup (Feb. 15-21, 2014)

Weekly Roundup (Feb. 15-21, 2014)

First Woman Over 50 to Break 3:00 Hours in a Marathon Dies Toshiko d’Elia grew up amid the chaos and ravages of post-war Japan and went on to become a pioneer in women’s running, setting numerous world and American records […]

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Weekly Roundup (Feb. 2-8, 2014)

Weekly Roundup (Feb. 2-8, 2014)

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Michael Madison

About Michael Madison

Michael got hooked on the drug known as running in 8th grade during summer track. He was a sprinter for the University of Missouri, earning All-Big XII honors in 2005. Now he's run 10 marathons and too many 5K, 10K and half's to keep count. Michael works for the Gazelle Foundation.

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