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Monday, January 10, 2011

Superfan Daily: Weekend Roundup

Results from the weekend...

Cross Country
Bupa Great Edinburgh International Cross Country (IAAF Permit)
Saturday, Edinburgh SCO
Winners: Eliud Kipchoge (4.2k), Linet Masai (5.7k), Mo Farah (8k individual), European all-stars (8k team)
Let's Run coverage and results: Men’s Int’l 4.2k / Women’s 5.7k / Men’s team 8k

2010/2011 Kenya Commercial Bank/Athletics Kenya National Cross Series finale
Saturday, Iten KEN
Winners: Geoffrey Mutai (12k), Lineth Chepkurui (8k)
IAAF story and results

Cross del Calzado
Sunday, Fuensalida ESP
Winners: Teklemariam Medhin (11.7k), Eunice Jepkorir (8k)
Leading results

Cross Internacional Zornotza
Sunday, Amorebieta ESP
Winners: Joseph Ebuya (10.7k), Pauline Korikwiang (6.7k)
IAAF story and results

Road Racing
PWN Egmond Half Marathon
Sunday, Egmond aan Zee NED
Winners: Ayele Abshero (1:02:23), Abebech Afework (1:12:53)
IAAF story and results

Valencia 10k
Sunday, Valencia ESP
Winners: Josphat Kiprono Menjo (27:58 course record), Sonia Plaza (35:45)
Leading results

Disney Half Marathon
Sunday, Orlando FL
Orlando Sentinel story

Asahi Ekiden (99.9k)
Sunday, Fukuoka to Kita-Kyushu JPN
Winner: Team Kyudenko (led off by Paul Tanui, 42:30 for 14.6k)
Japan Running News summary and results

Indoor Track
Christmas Starts
Friday, Yekaterinburg RUS
Highlights: Aleksandr Shustov 2.32m, Mikhail Tsvetkov 2.30m, Sergey Mudrov 2.30m HJ

Christmas Cup
Sunday, Moscow RUS
Highlights: Maksim Sidorov 20.25m SP, Yulia Golubchikova 4.40m PV
Results / EAA story

IAAF story on above

All the college meets

Track on TV
Bud Greenspan Presents: Beijing 2008 - America's Olympic Glory, 4:35 AM and 8:20 AM tomorrow on Showtime Extreme

News Links
Runner's World's Racing News has all the headlines: weekend results, Ritz to run London, Shelly-Ann Fraser gets married and adds another hyphen to her name.

Running Times recaps the weekend's racing action.

In advance of tomorrow's college football championship game, TrackFocus looks at the connection between Oregon's football and track programs.

Mo Farah to come to New Mexico for a training stint with Galen Rupp.

Colin Jackson picks five athletes to watch in 2011.

Track and Field News profiles shot-put age-group sensation Jacko Gill.

An editorial tells Kenya to develop more than just distance runners.

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