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In the October 2019 Newsletter, Issue 425

  • In the News:
    • Nike Vaporfly Expected to Receive IAAF Approval; Mizuno-Sponsored Club Allows Athletes to Compete in Chicago Marathon in Vaperfly Shoes
    • IAU Allows Visually Impaired Runner to Run with Guide
    • Does Anyone Consider the Runners? IAAF Pushes forward with World Championships Marathons in Black Flag Conditions; IOC Meets Resistance to Plans to Shift Location of 2020 Olympic Marathon due to Heat Concerns, but Japanese Citizens Protest
    • Road Race Management Calls for Input on Three Important Surveys in Advance of 2019 Race Directors' Meeting 
    • Drug Testing: What Does a Small City Race Director Do About Drug Cheats?
    • Sidebar: PRRO Circuit to Unveil Drug Testing Program for Small Races
    • Events: Miracle Marathon Weekend, Picked Apart
    • Sidebar: Banned Shoes—Something Else for Race Directors to Check For?
    • Tips & Tricks: Shutting down Your Starting Line and Finish Line
    • Statistics: Olympic Marathon Finishers, Boston Fundraising, and More
    • Business Page: Nike Cruises; New Balance Gets Smart
    • Mile Posts: Plenty of Problems at Portland, Montreal Marathons

In the October 28, 2019 E-news

  • Road Race Management calls for input on three important surveys in advance of 2019 Race Directors' Meeting
  • Shalane Flanagan Retires from Professional Running
  • High School Runner Disqualified for Wearing Hijab
  • Mark Parker Steps Down from CEO Position at Nike
  • Runner Wearing "Jesus Saves" on Race Bib Collapses, Is Saved by Jesus (aka Jesse, aka Jesus Bueno)
  • OPINION: Downfall of Doping Coach Alberto Salazar is a Victory for the Sport

In the October 15, 2019 E-news

  • Miracle Marathon Weekend, Part One: Kipchoge Kills It
  • Miracle Marathon Weekend, Part Two: Brigid Kosgei Smashes World Record
  • Kipchoge, Kosgei Stunners Renew Controversy Over Shoes
  • Radcliffe philosophical over losing world record

In the September 17, 2019 E-news

  • Boston Marathon Qualifying: Ever a Greater Challenge
  • Massachusetts: Home of the Fastest Marathoners in the U.S.
  • Vin Lananna Named Head of University of Virginia's Track and Cross Country Program
  • Christian Coleman Hits Back at USADA
  • "SuperHalfs" Series to Launch in 2020; World-Class Half Marathons Reward Citizen Runners
  • OPINION: Are Doha World Championships Too Late, Too Hot, Too Neglectful of Human Rights?

In the September 4, 2019 E-news

  • Course Adjustments Announced for 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon
  • Tokyo Launches 2020 Cooling Project in Anticipation of Summer Olympics
  • Whereabouts Violation Case Against Christian Coleman Withdrawn; Top Sprinter Cleared to Compete at World's
  • "Human Metronome," 63, dies in half marathon of "cardiac event"
  • American Zach Bitter Smashes World Records in 100 Mile and 12-Hour in Milwaukee
  • First Woman to Complete a Sanctioned Marathon in the U.S. Did It the Hard Way - Running Up and Down Pike's Peak 60 Years Ago.
  • USA Triathlon Pushes Back on Report of Triathlon Decline


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