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(The Straits Times) Athletics: Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore: Kenya's Felix Kiptoo Kirwa wins men's 42km title

(The Advocate) Athletics: Eric Biedermann repeats at Baton Rouge Beach Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Makau aims for hat-trick in Fukuoka

(Japan Running News) Athletics: Kawauchi Determined to Run Fukuoka - "Everyone is Telling Me Not To"

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Wesley Korir defends decision to pace Tarah Korir in Ottawa prior to Rio DNF
Kenyan Wesley Korir defended his decision to pace wife and Canadian Tarah Korir at the Ottawa Marathon prior to dropping out of the Olympics

(Inquirer) Athletics: The running man
On the eve of the 40th Milo Marathon, the race’s forgotten inaugural champion recalls his brief fling with fame

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Emmanuel Kipsang, Emmaculate Jebet triumph in Iten

Oakley, Clinger Run Away with Individual Titles at NXN Championships
Team titles go to Fayetteville-Manlius (NY) and Bozeman (MT)
(USA Today) Utah's Casey Clinger becomes first repeat Nike Cross Nationals champion
Brie Oakley of Colorado and Manlius (N.Y.) dominate girls race at Nike Cross Nationals

California International Marathon - Sacramento, CA

Fukuoka International Open Marathon Championship - Japan




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(Orlando Sentinel) Athletics: Former college standout, Kenyan top field at OUC Orlando Half Marathon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Amos Nijel goes high in Kenya seeking key to dominance

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Coe hails "historic day" for sport after IAAF Congress pass reforms, even though Bubka's Ukraine fail to support them
Sebastian Coe, the International Association of Athletics Federations President, hailed the 182-10 Special Congress vote here in favour of constitutional reforms as marking "a historic day for our sport"

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Big international participation at sweet 16 Reggae Marathon

(Spikes) Athletics: Athletics Awards Antics
After an incredible year for the sport of athletics, the world's finest gathered in Monaco for a celebration of all that they gave us in a momentous Olympic year. This is what went down at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2016

(Outside Online) Multisport: Six Daily Exercises to Boost Mobility and Balance
Developing flexibility is just as important as developing strength. Here are the best moves to make you a healthier, more efficient all-around athlete

(ESPN) Triathlon: Weekend Warriors - Elite triathlete Sheri Branum also helps others re-learn how to walk and run

Athletics: IAAF and ASICS announce new partnership
As Official IAAF Partner, ASICS will be present at and involved in all IAAF World Athletics Series events including the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, GBR (4-13 August 2017) and the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, QAT

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Best Races for Running Your Fastest Time
Everyone likes to run fast. Here are the courses where you’re most likely to set a PR

(BBC) Athletics: Bolt not 'slick' enough for 007 role
After picking up his sixth IAAF Male Athlete of the Year award, sprinter Usain Bolt says he is eyeing a future in acting, but James Bond is too "slick" a person, and that he sees himself as more of an extreme action hero like UK actor Jason Statham

(Business Standard) Athletics: Kenya's Makau seeks personal best time at Fukuoka marathon

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Injuries behind him, Reid Coolsaet to "feel out pace" at Fukuoka Marathon
Could the national men's marathon record be in jeopardy Sunday? Canada's Reid Coolsaet, the country's second fastest ever over the distance, will be running the Fukuoka Marathon in Japan

(Newsweek) Athletics: Mo Farah Tells Newsweek: Donald Trump Could Force Me Back to Britain

(USATF) Athletics: USATF Annual Awards Breakfast honors dedicated constituents, associations

(Stuff NZ) Athletics: Pole vault prodigy Olivia McTaggart equals Eliza McCartney's national secondary school's record

(Road.cc) Drugs in Sport: Froome - I want answers about Wiggins' injections
Co-star of Team Sky doesn't want clean image threatened

(IAAF) Athletics: Bolt and Ayana: familiar faces, phenomenal deeds - 2016 World Athletes of the Year

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Coe reforms voted in by 182-10 landslide by IAAF Special Congress
Sebastian Coe, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President, today saw members of the Special Congress vote in his far-reaching reforms by 182 votes to 10 after urging delegates at the start of the meeting to protect the future of their sport by voting through proposed changes after a year in which the sport has come under widespread criticism and police investigation

(Runner's World) Athletics: Stephanie Rothstein Bruce Returns to the Marathon
The elite mom of two young children lines up for her main event: 26.2 miles at Cal International

(FloTrack) Athletics: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Is Having A Weird Post-Olympics

(This Day) Triathlon: Unprecedented Turnout at Lagos Triathlon Championship

(Reuters) Athletics: Asics to take over from Adidas as IAAF sponsor

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(CTV) Athletics: Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse named Rising Star of 2016 by IAAF

(Punch) Athletics: I didn’t take running serious early - Bolt

(IAAF) Athletics: Bolt and Ayana crowned 2016 World Athletes of the Year

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Bolt salutes Coe’s IAAF reform efforts – and rues the sub-19 seconds that got away
Usain Bolt has acknowledged the efforts by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to reform itself in the wake of the scandal that has beset the sport within the last year

(BBC) Athletics: UK Athletics accused of 'cover-up' over handling of sexual abuse allegation
UK Athletics has been accused of a "cover-up" over its handling of an allegation of sexual abuse by a coach

(Daily Nation) Athletics: I will not race Rudisha over 400m, says sprints king Usain Bolt

(KSAT) Athletics: 9th annual Humana Rock 'n' Roll Marathon set for Sunday
More than 26,000 runners expected to take part

(The Advocate) Athletics: Racing legend Dick Beardsley highlights Saturday's Baton Rouge Beach Marathon

(AP) Athletics: IAAF says commercial ties with Adidas ending 3 years early

(Sports Integrity Initiative) Drugs in Sport: Russian reinstatement, at end of 2017, will hinge on McLaren Report

(ToniReavis) Athletics: Vin Lananna Elected Usatf Prez. Does It Really Matter?

(IAAF) Athletics: Former champions Mungara and Lilan set to battle in Singapore

(USATF) Athletics: Opening Session kicks off 2016 USATF Annual Meeting in Orlando
Siegel provides State of the Sport, highlights historic performances and athlete financials

(CBC) Athletics: Reid Coolsaet: 'Not sure I'm in shape' to break Canadian marathon mark
2-time Olympian hampered by sore hip, hamstring entering Fukuoka Marathon

(USATF) Athletics: USATF, NBC Sports Group ink historic media rights agreement

(The Telegraph) Athletics dragged into sexual abuse scandal amid 'cover-up’ claim

(Globetrotting) Olympics: Rot at the core threatens future of Olympics
Sixteen years ago, when the Olympics were beset by leadership corruption, ethical laxity and doping, my perspicacious colleague Jere Longman of the New York Times suggested the possibility of the Games’ crumbling under the weight of rotten moral underpinnings

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: IAAF votes to extend Russia doping ban from international competition
The IAAF has voted unanimously to extend Russia's ban from international athletics competitions for state-sponsored doping

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Sebastian Coe: IAAF reforms are about standing tall for the clean athletes
President of the sport’s governing body urges the 214 member federations to back his revolution to perform the equivalent of a hard reset on a calamitous few year

(IAAF) Athletics: Aarhus to host 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships





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  Book/Video/Movie of the Month - December  
4:09:43 - Boston 2013 Through the Eyes of the Runners
By Hal Higdon

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In the first book on this tragic event, 4:09:43, Hal Higdon, a contributing editor at Runner’s World, tells the tale of Boston 2013. The book’s title refers to the numbers on the finish-line clock when the first bomb exploded. In 4:09:43, Higdon views Boston 2013 through the eyes of those running the race, focusing on 75 runners and their individual stories, collected uniquely through social media: blogs posted online, stories offered on Facebook, and e-mails sent to the author.
In 4:09:43, Higdon presents these stories, condensing and integrating them into a smooth-flowing narrative that begins with runners boarding the buses at Boston Common, continues with the wait at the Athletes’ Village in Hopkinton, and flows through eight separate towns. The story does not end until the 23,000 participants encounter the terror on Boylston Street. “These are not 75 separate stories,” says Higdon. “This is one story told as it might have been by a single runner with 75 pairs of eyes.”
One warning about reading 4:09:43: You will cry. But you will laugh too, because for most of those who covered the 26 miles 385 yards from Hopkinton to Boylston Street, this was a joyous journey. In future years as people look back on the Boston Marathon bombings, 4:09:43 will be the book that everyone will need to have read.
Relive the Tragedy and the Triumph of Boston 2013
No one had a better view of the events of April 15, 2013, than the actual runners participating in the 117th Boston Marathon. That’s the reason Runner’s World contributing editor Hal Higdon chose to look at Boston 2013 from the perspective of those running the race.

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