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Association of Road Racing Statisticians

The Association of Road Racing Statisticians is an independent, marathons.[3]

History

Ken Young (born November 9, 1941) of [7] This group pioneered and developed road racing records in the United States.[4]

After the United States Congress passed the Amateur Sports Act of 1978, The Athletics Congress (TAC), now known as USA Track & Field, replaced the Amateur Athletic Union as the national governing body for the sport of athletics.[8] Although the records maintained by Young and the NRDC were initially "unofficial", The Athletics Congress recognized them as its official records at their annual meeting in late 1979.[7] In 1986, the official record-keeping for TAC would be assumed by TACStats, later known as the Road Information Center.[9]

References

  1. ^ "Ranking Lists". Athletics.org.nz. 2010-06-25. Archived from the original on 24 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Running Times Magazine: Mo Trafeh's Outstanding Spring Racing Season Nets Him an Agent". Runningtimes.com. Retrieved 2010-07-26. 
  3. ^ a b Tom, Held (January 23, 2009). "Indoor marathon follow-up: no record for you".  
  4. ^ a b c "Ken Young". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved May 26, 2010. 
  5. ^ "All-Time Performances- Marathon Indoor Track". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Archived from the original on 9 July 2010. Retrieved May 26, 2010. 
  6. ^ David Diego Rodríguez, Ph.D. (May 1985). "Ted Haydon". Illinois Runner. Retrieved May 26, 2010. 
  7. ^ a b NRDC News (Tucson, Arizona: National Running Data Center) 1. February 15, 1980 http://www.runscore.com/coursemeasurement/NRDCNews/80-02-15.pdf . Retrieved May 26, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Facts About Us". Quicksilver Track Club. Retrieved 2010-07-26. 
  9. ^ http://www.thefinalsprint.com/2007/11/running-usa-exec-director-basil-honikman-to-retire/

External links

  • Association of Road Racing Statisticians - Official website
  • Association of Road Racing Statisticians - Facebook
  • Press release outlining formation of the Association of Road Racing Statisticians (September 13, 2003)

See also

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