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RUNOHIO September 2011 Newsletter

on 03 September 2011.

Observed on the first Monday in September, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, parades and athletic events.

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Current RUNOHIO now Available

on 27 August 2011.

9-11The current issue of RUNOHIO was mailed out on August 24th.  The September – October print issue of RUNOHIO is now at your favourite running store.  Stop by to get an issue

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IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships

on 24 August 2011.

Eight reigning World Champions will lead Team USA into the 2011 IAAF World Outdoor Track &Field Championships August 27 – September 4 in Daegu, Korea. On the roster are a total of 19 World Championships medalists and 16 Olympic medalists.

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Next RUNOHIO Grand Prix Race

on 23 August 2011.

The RUNOHIO Grand Prix continues with the September 3rd Westlake’s North Coast Challenge 5 Miler - http://www.northcoastchallenge.com

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John J. Kelley Passes

on 22 August 2011.

1957 Boston Marathon winner John J. Kelley “Kelley the Younger” should not be confused with John A. Kelley, who bears no relation. "Johnny" A. Kelley passed away in 2004 - http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/10/08/boston_marathon_man_johnny_kelley_dies_at_97/

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OhioHealth Columbus Crew 5K

on 15 August 2011.

Columbus August 13 - Athens’ Stephen Ragg and Ashland Jason Oswalt pulled away from the pack in the mile and half loop around the Crew Stadium, Ohio State Fairgrounds and parking lot in the 5th annual OhioHealth Columbus Crew 5km. Ragg and Oswalt battled as they ran by two mile mark by the Ohio Historical Society. Ragg would pull away as they returned to Crew Stadium and ran thru the players’ tunnel before finishing at midfield to win in 15:27. Oswalt took home runner up honors in 15:32. Both Ragg’s and Oswalt’s time bettered Ragg’s course record time of 15:33 set in 2010. Westerville’s Dustin Whitehair (16:32) held off Columbus’ Phillip Coachran (16:36) for the bronze.

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News from RUNOHIO - August 2011

on 09 August 2011.

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Hopefully, the weather in August will be a little cooler for running. July was one of the hottest months ever in Ohio and the Midwest. Hopefully, you were able to get in some training last month. Remember to drink plenty of water before and after your runs and keep your efforts for a personal best until the weather is cooler and less humid.

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RUNOHIO Grand Prix Continues this Weekend

on 07 August 2011.

crew-11The RUNOHIO Grand Prix continues this weekend with the OhioHealth Columbus CREW 5K on Saturday, August 13th. The fast and unique course is USATF certified and finishes through the Player Tunnel inside Crew Stadium! All entrants get a free game ticket ($29 value) for the August 13th game vs. the New England Revolution which is a Bob Evans Buck-a-Brat Night. Plus, you can order extra game tickets ($29 value) for your friends for only $16.

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New Site Selected for Ohio High School State Cross Country Championships

on 05 August 2011.

The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors met Thursday (August 4) in Columbus for its first meeting of the 2011-12 school year.

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On The Run with Matt McGowan Modified from the July/August print RUNOHIO

Written by Matt McGowan on 01 August 2011.

8-11-roThe summer racing season is well underway. Read Hot Weather Running Tips - http://www.runohio.com/index.php/news/77-hot-weather-running-tipsThis issue contains the largest listing of races in Ohio and the Midwest. There are over 300 races listed in July. We spend a number of hours retrieving all of the race information and inputting it into the print calendar. RUNOHIO hopes to continue to list as many races about which we know. We will be reducing the information listed in the future to the name of race, date and phone number. We ask race directors to go to

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USA Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships

on 31 July 2011.

event logoThe 2011 USA Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships was held July 28-31 at Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. The new track surface is one of only four of its kind throughout the world. The same surface was used at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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