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Five individual gold medalists, 84 first-time Olympians mark 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team

Written by USATF on 14 July 2016.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Five reigning Olympic gold medalists and five current world champions join 84 first-time Olympians on the Team USA roster nominated to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team. A roster of 126 men and women is slated to represent the United States in track & field competition August 12-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Murphy Wins!

on 05 July 2016.

Clayton Murphy wins the men’s 800 meters in the Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field with his closing sprint to post a 1:44.76 to stamp his ticket to Rio.

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Molly Ludlow - .04

on 05 July 2016.

For the second US Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field Molly Ludlow finished fourth in the 800 meters.  Ludlow’s time of 1:59.63 was just .04 seconds from third -1:59.59.

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July 2016 RUNOHIO E-Newsletter

on 03 July 2016.

The greatest track meet on U.S. soil will return to Track own USA when the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field are contested July 1-10 in Eugene, Oregon.

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Emily Infeld Olympic Bound

on 02 July 2016.

Emily Infeld second at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field with a time of 31:46.09.

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Happy 4th of July

on 27 June 2016.

The staff of RUNOHIO would like to wish you and your family a happy, healthy and safe 4th of July.

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History of the 4th

 Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle weighed a resolution that would declare their independence from Great Britain. On July 2nd, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later its delegates adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson. From 1776 until the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, road races, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.

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June 2016 RUNOHIO E-Newsletter

on 10 June 2016.

RUNOHIO hopes you had a good winter of training and are looking forward to a great 2016 of training and racing.

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2016 HOKA One One Columbus 10K presented by RUNOHIO

on 07 June 2016.

Columbus, June 5 - A light rain during warm up turned into nearly perfect June weather as another outstanding field toed the starting line in downtown Columbus for the “Oldest Race in Columbus” – the 39h annual HOKA One One Columbus 10K presented by RUNOHIO.  The race again started and finished at the original site of the former Central High School which is now the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), however the course was slightly changed with completion of the Scioto Mile and Scioto Bike Trail.

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The 109th Boys and 42nd Girls Ohio High School Athletic Association Track & Field Championships

Written by by Matt McGowan on 07 June 2016.

Columbus OH, June 4 & 5 - The 109th Boys and 42nd Girls Ohio High School Athletic Association Track & Field Championships saw numerous outstanding performances, new State Championships records, Division records and Jesse Owens Stadium records. The Ohio Championships is one of the largest High School Track & Field Championships in the country.

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KEEPING TRACK - Ten reasons to love the Ohio State High School Track and Field Championships. (In no particular order)

Written by Rod O'Donnell on 01 June 2016.

  1. Jesse Owens Stadium: It is not The Horseshoe, that historical venue where the meet was held for many years, but it is a first-class facility that honors one of America’s track icons. The former Cleveland and Ohio State legend defied the evil Adolf Hitler and won multiple medals at the Berlin games in 1936.
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On the Run with Matt McGowan - mid May - mid July

on 23 May 2016.

For the seventh time I received media credentials for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field.  This year's Trials will be held in Eugene, Oregon July 1st - July 10th.  Good luck to all athletes participating.  If you are from Ohio and are going to the Trials email me when you get to Eugene as I have a few special RUNOHIO t-shirts I will pass out free. - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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