Des Linden Trademarks 'Keep Showing Up' After Historic Boston Marathon Win

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Desiree Linden has filed for a trademark on the phrase "Keep Showing Up" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after becoming the first American woman in 33 years to win the Boston Marathon. The news was first reported by ESPN. She plans to use the phrase on athletic apparel. 

Linden's win in Boston came after enduring some of the worst weather on record for the event, with heavy rain, 30-degree temperatures, and a 10-mph headwind. She considered dropping out in the early stages of the race but gained momentum after helping break the wind for fellow Americans Shalane Flanagan and Molly Huddle

The Boston win marked Linden's first-ever marathon victory in 16 starts. She has twice earned runner-up honors at a world major marathon: Boston in 2011 and Chicago in 2010. This race marked Linden's sixth time competing at the Boston Marathon.





The 34-year-old Brooks-sponsored runner used the phrase "keep showing up" in several post-race interviews and on social media to describe her race mentality and approach to long distance running.


Big Ten, Pac-12 Call Off Fall Sports

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Two of the NCAA’s Power 5 conferences won’t be competing this fall. The Big Ten and the Pac-12 are suspending fall sports, including cross country, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Stahl, Vetter Post Big Throws In Turku

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The Continental Tour kicked off on Tuesday with the first stop taking place in Turku, Finland. As expected, the throws stole the show.

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How to Watch: 2020 World Athletics Continental Tour | Turku

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Here's how to watch the 2020 World Athletics Continental Tour: Turku on FloTrack in the United States.

Ritz-Led On Athletics Club Rolls Out Inaugural Roster

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On Running, the Swiss-based shoe company, just released its full roster for the newly formed On Athletics Club. 

Erriyon Knighton Has Arrived With 200m National Record

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Erriyon Knighton put everyone on notice on Friday. 

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London Marathon To Go Forward As Elite-Only Race On October 4

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Organizers of the postponed 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon announced today that the gala 40th edition their event would proceed as an elite-only race on a closed course within St. James's Park in Central London on Sunday, October 4.  Organizers said that they would create a "secure biosphere," a contained COVID-safe environment, which would allow the race to be run on a small circuit, at least for top athletes.  Citizen runners will only be able to participate remotely, running on their own.

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NCAA Division II/III Fall Championships Canceled

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Fall sports national championships for NCAA Division II and Division III have been canceled. 

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Tamaal Myers Is Ready For His Encore At AAU

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One of the most anticipated races of the AAU Junior Olympic Games this week is led by an athlete that few might know about. 

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Confidence Is Key For Aly Conyers Ahead Of The AAU JO Games

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With less than one week until the AAU Junior Olympic Games, Heathwood Hall's (SC) Aly Conyers is ready to see the results of her season's -- or to some, pandemic -- training finally pay off.

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AAU Junior Olympic Games Performance Lists

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The 2020 AAU Junior Olympic Games begin on Wednesday, August 5th in Brevard County, Florida. Check out the full schedule for the meet here and see the performance list for all events and age groups below.

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