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(BBC) Triathlon: World Triathlon Series grand final in Edmonton, Canada - Men
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(BBC) Triathlon: World Triathlon Series grand final in Edmonton, Canada - Women
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(Youtube) Triathlon: World Series 2014 - Edmonton: Race Hilights

(BBC) Youth Olympics: Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China
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  September 3, 2014:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Telegraph) Triathlon: All triathletes couldn’t be crazy - I had to find out
Lucy Fry used to be terrified of triatholns, but finally decided to bite the bullet

(Inside the Games) Athletics: St Petersburg launch bid for 2022 European Athletics Championships

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(AW) Athletics: Brendan Foster - Still a record breaker
Ahead of a momentous edition of the Bupa Great North Run, Mel Watman profiles the on and off-track career of the race’s founder

Athletics: HOKA ONE ONE Wins Runner's World Award for Rapa Nui 2 Trail Shoe Debut

Athletics: Dathan Ritzenhein Leads U.S. Men at Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon
2014 Marks 37th Running of Prestigious Road Race, Site of Five World Records, Five American Records and home of the Current Men’s and Women’s U.S. All-Comer’s Records

(Reuters) Multisport: Triathlons test the mettle of the middle-aged athlete

(Telegraph) Athletics: Running with Mo Farah - it's all about the training
Ahead of this week’s Great North Run, Mo Farah shares training tips with his unlikely partner, Jim White

(ESW) Triathlon: Stoltz, Mueller Win XTERRA Denmark Championship

(Running Times) Athletics: Colorado Woman Is Overall Winner of Kauai Marathon
Nicole Chyr beats first man by more than a minute

(Sport24) Athletics: Bolt wants to race... a cheetah

Athletics: 2014 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend generated $32.3 million in economic activity for Ontario

Triathlon: Team USA Closes 2014 Triathlon World Championships Atop the Medal Count
Amateurs in the Olympic-distance championships earned 36 medals on Monday

(Jamaica Observer) Athletics: Spencer, Morgan for IAAF Continental Cup

(Boston Globe) Athletics: Boston hoping to draw top runners to the city

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: The Dominating Force that is Evan Jager, by Cait Chock
Cait Chock wrote this piece about Evan Jager and his coaches, Pascal Dobert and Jerry Schumacher. She asked that it be posted the week before the Brussels DL, and here it is! Evan Jager is a rare athlete, and Cait Chock captures that!

(Ironman.com) Triathlon: Vanhoenacker and Wutti Shine in Austria
Eva Wutti and Marino Vanhoenacker tested the Austrian waters for next year's IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship race

(Houston Cougars) Athletics: Carl Lewis to Join Full Time T&F Staff
10-time Olympic Medalist to coach sprints and jump

(The Standard) Athletics: Rudisha misses out - Kiprop and Sum lead Africa team to IAAF Continental Cup

(AllAfrica) Athletics: Chioma Ajunwa - How Mary Onyali Influenced Me
Chioma Ajunwa's 7.12m leap in her first attempt at the finals of the long jump at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, United States remains Nigeria's first individual gold medal at the Olympics. She told Kunle Adewale that she did not know the significance of her feat until she returned to Nigeria and saw the mammoth crowd that came to receive her and the rest of the contingent at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos and a lot more...

(Sport24) Athletics: Fredericks chasing new targets
One-lap hurdles ace Cornel Fredericks will be looking to add another major medal to his already impressive 2014 collection when he lines up at the Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco, next weekend

(USATF) Athletics: Huddle, Mecheso Race to USA 20 km Championship Titles

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(Spikes) Athletics: "I want to be a tractor"
SPIKES meets Team USA athlete and Oregon Duck Ashlee Moore. The 19-year-old multi-eventer tells us why she’s always wanted to be a tractor; why Eugene is THE place to be; and why the heptathlon can be so cruel

(Running USA) Athletics: Arciniaga Wins Disneyland Half Marathon
Denver's Jennifer Berry wins both the 10K and half marathon in the women’s division; Dramatic 346-pound weight loss journey among compelling human interest stories

(New Haven Register) Athletics: Faxon Law New Haven Road Race: Mecheso, Huddle win 20K national titles

(Running USA) Athletics: ASICS LA Marathon Launches App for 30th Race Edition
The native app has been designed to ensure that runners can access race information anytime, anywhere while also taking full advantage of social media features

(IAAF) Athletics: Work, rest and play - Stephen Kiprotich

(RRW) Athletics: National 20-K Titles for Huddle, Mecheso In New Haven

(World Running) Athletics: Pavey looks forward to Glasgow return
After winning a bronze medal over 5000m at the Commonwealth Games this summer, Jo Pavey is due to make a return visit to Glasgow next month for the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run

(Daily Review) Athletics: The Monday Morning Run: Diamond League winners, world record in the hammer, Brussels Preview

Triathlon: Van Vlerken takes fourth victory at Challenge Walchsee, breakthrough win for Molinar

Triathlon: Jones Captures U23 Worlds Bronze, Shoemaker Seventh in Elite Men Grand Final
U.S. posts four top-10 finishes in two races in Edmonton

Triathlon: Americans Mark Allen, Karen Smyers Inducted into Inaugural ITU Hall of Fame

(Guardian) Athletics: Usain Bolt hopes to break his own world record in Beijing

(NZWeek) Athletics: Kenyan runner wins 2014 Qinhuangdao Marathon

September Running Trivia and Pegasus Quiz

(Global Post) Drugs in Sport: Botswana not decide penalty on Montsho after meeting

(IAAF) Drugs in Sport: Amended 2014 WADA prohibited list in force from 1 September, 2014

(Toronto Star) Athletics: Eatons track and field's cross-border power couple
Decathlon and pentathlon record holders won’t compete in gruelling events at Pan Am Games, but should put on a show in individual competitions

(ironman.com) Triathlon: Carvalho and Monticelli Win at Home in Brazil
The champions at IRONMAN 70.3 Foz do Iguaçu grabbed control of the race on the run at the inaugural event in South America

(ABC7) Athletics: 12,000 runners participate in Disneyland Half Marathon

(Des Moines Register) Triathlon: Hy-Vee Triathlon: Training partners dominate women's event

(BT) Triathlon: Alistair Brownlee ends season on a high
Alistair Brownlee broke away on the bike to set up a lone victory at the TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton Canada. Starting over a minute ahead of the chase group, which included Javier Gomez, Mario Mola and Jonathan Brownlee, Alistair ran to a courageous victory.

(The Standard) Athletics: Focus Shifts to Rio: Kenya bags 5 medals at Nanjing Youth Games, sets eyes on 2016 Olympics

(IAAF) Athletics: Wlodarczyk breaks hammer world record in Berlin - IAAF World Challenge

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race - CT



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Athletics: Eggleston, Marita win 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon
One of America’s top marathoners Eggleston clocks 1:05:27 to break the tape; Event weekend featured first ever 1-mile beach run on the sand; Train to headline post race concert on the beach

(Sunny Running) Triathlon: Is the Cost of Ironman Worth It?

(BBC) Triathlon: Javier Gomez denies Jonny Brownlee world triathlon title
Spain's Javier Gomez won the 2014 Triathlon World Series title in Edmonton as Britain's Jonny Brownlee came up short in his quest for a second world crown

(Jamaica Observer) Athletics: Kerron Stewart wins World Challenge 100m in Germany

(Edmonton Sun) Triathlon: Paula Findlay does Edmonton proud in emotional return to action at ITU Grand Final

(Des Moines Register) Trtathlon: Hunter Kemper breaks streak, wins Hy-Vee Triathlon

(Sunshine Coast Daily) Athletics: Kimanthi claims marathon crown
The Sunshine Coast Marathon's status as a burgeoning international race was enhanced this morning when Kenya's Andrew Kimanthi won at Alexandra Headland

(IAAF) Athletics: Perkovic, Simic and Vlasic provide big local interest in Zagreb - IAAF World Challenge

(Run Blog Run) Athletics: Gia Lewis-Smallwood sets American record in Discus at Decanation!
Gia Lewis-Smallwood has been challenging the world this year with her fine discus throwing, defeating Sandra Perkovic, the DL winner, and Euro Champion once this season. In the Decanation today, Gia set a new American record in the discus of 69.17 meters!

(Daily Mail) Athletics: It's top secret: Haile Gebrselassie on Mr Bean, his lucky pants and historical epics

(Saturday Nation) Athletics: Looking flawless as she slays the competition
Mercy Cherono is still baffled at how she became a worldwide trend on the ‘Golden Saturday’ during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Triathlon: Jorgensen Clinches World Title at ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton
Americans Jorgensen, Groff finish season ranked 1-2 in the world
(ITU) Jorgensen storms home to win World Championships
(BBC) ITU World Triathlon Series - Gwen Jorgensen wins to take overall title
(NBC) Gwen Jorgensen wins World Championship in triathlon

Challenge Vichy Triathlon - Vichy, France

Kaua'i Marathon - Kaua'i, HI

Oregon Wine Country Half-Marathon, McMinnville, OR

Rock 'n' Roll Virginia Beach 1/2 Marathon - Virginia Beach, VA

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(Guardian) Athletics: The Agenda: Justin Gatlin to give Diamond League a final flourish
The Diamond League brings the athletics season to a conclusion

(Phoebe Wright Blogspot) Athletics: Will You Be My Training Group?
How To Choose A Training Group/College Team

Triathlon: Team USA Collects 31 Sprint Triathlon World Championship Medals
The Americans pick up 15 world titles on Friday

(Evening Post) Triathlon: Jonny Brownlee looking to lower Alistair’s colours
In the space of just seven days, Jonny Brownlee has earned the chance to give an emphatic answer to the question that stalks his career – can he beat his older brother?

(Military Times) Athletics: Marine Corps Marathon transfer, defer deadline is Aug. 31

(Deadspin) Athletics: Why The Heck Some Good Runners Started Running In The First Place

(SportsKeeda) Athletics: Fastest marathon runner Geoffrey Mutai to compete in Prague

Triathlon: Avery Evenson Leads U.S. at ITU Junior Worlds with Top-Five Finish
Taylor Knibb earns top-10 finish


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Athletics: Hannah Breaks Course Record at Sports 4 Emilie's Run 5K
Rachel Hannah of Toronto broke the course record at Sports 4 Emilie's Run 5K in Ottawa this morning running 15:57.5 to break the previous record of 16:08.5 set by Kiwi Mary Davies in 2012.


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I am looking for more PARTICIPANTS to be in a RESEARCH STUDY that I am conducting, for my Master's thesis in SPORT PSYCHOLOGY.
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My academic institution is in San Diego, California and I'm located in Ottawa, Canada.
My thesis is on cyclists who crash and what it takes to get them back on the bike after they have recovered (whether it's months of recovery or same day).
All road, race, time-trial, and off-road cyclists are invited.
This is mostly geared towards athletic cyclists (who train and/or race) but commuters are welcome too.
The participants would be required to fill out an online survey about their crash experience(s). The school will provide a disclosure letter, ensuring participants that their information will be kept confidential.
If you are interested, or know anyone else who might be, or even better - if you are interested in sharing this information/request with your lists, I would truly appreciate it, and that could help me to get the required number of participants I need for the study. I need about 1000 participants for this study,

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  Book/Video/Movie of the Month - September 2014  
1:59: The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Is Within Reach -Here’s How It Will Go Down, and What It Can Teach All Runners about Training and Racing 1:59: The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Is Within Reach -Here’s How It Will Go Down, and What It Can Teach All Runners about Training and Racing Philip Maffetone
What will it take to run a marathon in less than two hours?
The world’s fastest times for the marathon have been dropping since the distance of 26.2 miles was made official nearly one hundred years ago. But after a noticeable decline that occurred for a half century, the times, while still edging lower, have stalled several minutes north of two hours for the past decade.
For the first time, 1:59 examines what it will take for an elite distance runner to go sub–two hours. It will require more than raw talent, optimal body size, and great athletic genes. In order to become marathon’s Roger Bannister and smash this elusive record, this runner must follow a healthy diet and an individualized training regimen that takes advantage of specific environmental factors (“live high, train low”). Because precious seconds count over each mile run, other critical considerations include improved running form and economy, sharpened mental focus, and wearing the right type of racing flats (or even going barefoot).
The athlete who finally breaks distance running’s most tantalizing barrier will become a worldwide celebrity overnight. Will the runner be a Kenyan, an Ethiopian, an American, or a marathoner from another country? And how soon will it happen?
By providing a unique window into the highly competitive world of elite marathon running, this book also allows running enthusiasts to have a thorough understanding of the true potential of endurance athletes. And in turn, they can apply the same training and racing principles discussed in 1:59 to their own running, whether it’s a 10K, half marathon, marathon, or ultramarathon.

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