Jun | 20
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Brooks Promotion Codes, Events, Run Happy Inspiration

Meet Brooks Inspiring Coaches Finalist Jim O’Brien

High school: Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California Accomplishments: 2011 Cross Country Men’s State Champions, NXN National Champions, USATF Jr. Olympics Cross Country Champions, and winners of the USATF Junior Nationals, Coached Ammar Moussa to the individual title at the 2011 USATF Junior Nationals where he qualified for the World Championships and eventually placed 32nd… Read more »

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Jun | 1
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Brooks Promotion Codes, Events, Run Happy Inspiration

Meet Brooks Inspiring Coaches Finalist Amy Pitzel

High school: Taylor High School in Katy, Texas Number of years coaching: 6 years Accomplishments: Cross Country Regional Team Qualifier, Two Individual State Qualifiers, 2011 Congress Avenue Mile coach, and board member for the Cross Country Coaches Association (CCCAT) What makes Amy Pitzel so inspiring? With 64 Inspiring Coaches nominations, the most of any nominee,… Read more »

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Jun | 1
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Events, Run Happy Inspiration

Happy National Running Day!

June 1st is National Running Day , a celebration of the sport and a reminder of how important running is in our lives. Over 40 million Americans are runners and it is one of the most popular high school sports, second only to football. As a way to celebrate National Running Day, share with your… Read more »

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Apr | 19
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Brooks Athletes, Events

Desiree Davila Battles to the Finish

Desiree Davila fought to the tape to become the first American female finisher and second-place overall female finisher at the 2011 Boston Marathon. Desi clocked in at the official time of 2:22:38, an American women’s course record, making her the third fastest U.S. female marathoner of all time. Only Olympic medalists Joan Benoit Samuelson and… Read more »

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Feb | 28
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Brooks Athletes, Events

Brooks PR Invitational Highlights

Yesterday, the nation’s fastest high school runners convened in Seattle for the inaugural Brooks Sports PR Invitational. Held at the University of Washington’s Dempsey Indoor Track, the Brooks PR Invitational gave these athletes the rare opportunity to compete against each other and chase their personal records at one of the fastest indoor tracks in the… Read more »

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