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Athletes of the Week - Presented by The Running Company Oct 17, 2012

Many of New Jersey's elite harriers traveled over to historic Van Cortlandt Park on Saturday to race the Manhattan Invitational.  Many ran very well and 2 of them ran fast enough to be honored this week as The Running Company Athletes of the week. And they are...

Return of the King - Cheserek Opens @ Manhattan Inv. Oct 12, 2012

Edward Cheserek is understandably anxious to make his eagerly anticipated and long awaited season debut on Saturday at venerable Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, but the No. 1 runner in the nation isn’t sure what to expect when he finally hits the trails in the Eastern States race at the 40th Manhattan Invitational.  

Edward Cheserek will not race until his SAT requirements have been fulfilled Aug 15, 2012

St. Benedict's Prep coach, Marty Hannon has announced that Edward Cheserek's academics will take the forefront during the fall, leaving the defending Footlocker National Champ's XC race schedule up in the air. Jim Lambert reports for The Star Ledger.                                     

Penn Preview: Boys Kyle Brazeil Apr 24, 2012

To some, winning a Penn Relays Gold Watch is a goal just as, and even sometimes moreso important than winning a national championship.  Watches are awarded only to the overall American winners in Championship of America events at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, kicking off for the 118th time next Thursday at Franklin Field.  In some cases, most notably the sprints, it is harder to win a spot on the top of the medal stand than it is to win a national championship.  This fact is because of the international draw the relays bring to Philly; currently, there are 62 schools registered that are not from the United States, with Jamaica the most represented foreign country with 32 individual schools.  For some, winning a watch means beating the world. While the main events remain the short relays, specifically the 4x100m and 4x400m, the distance relays and open events are available on an invite basis.  And with the the high quality meet comes a high caliber field in each of the 4 invitational distance events.  We broke down the competition to help you see where the action may take place.

Cheserek Breaks Another Course Record Patrick Bendzick Oct 15, 2011

Cheserek continued his revision of the record books by shattering the Goddard State Park 5,000 meter course by over 25 seconds.  His winning time of 14:34.6 marks the fourth course record in as many weeks, and he confirmed that it’s all by design. 

10 Questions With...Edward Cheserek Pat Montferrat Aug 14, 2011

Edward Cheserek burst on to the New Jersey HS distance running stage just a year ago. After arriving from his home in Kenya, he had a remarkable rookie year and made headlines in each of the 3 running seasons. NJRunners caught up with Edward recently to take on "10 Questions With..."