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Team Extremus Athlete Anne McClain Awarded Prestigious USA Track & Field Phidippides Award

Nov 15 2013, 3:28am CST | by PR.com

Prolific ultrarunner earns USA Track & Field Phidippides Award by continuing to inspire since overcoming a horrific accident that nearly left her crippled.

New York, NY, November 15, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Prolific ultraunner Anne McClain from Pittsburgh, PA has been awarded the very prestigious USA Track & Field Phidippides Award for 2013. Anne has...

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Team Extremus Athlete Anne McClain Awarded Prestigious USA Track & Field Phidippides Award

Nov 15 2013, 3:28am CST | by PR.com

Prolific ultrarunner earns USA Track & Field Phidippides Award by continuing to inspire since overcoming a horrific accident that nearly left her crippled.

New York, NY, November 15, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Prolific ultraunner Anne McClain from Pittsburgh, PA has been awarded the very prestigious USA Track & Field Phidippides Award for 2013. Anne has become an extremely accomplished and inspiring athlete since overcoming a horrific accident that nearly left her crippled. Throughout the 2013 race season, Anne has successfully finished competitively in multiple USA Ultrarunning National Championships, ranging from 50 miles to 24 hour endurance events.

The Phidippides Award, inspired by the historic masters runner, is an award available to dedicated members of USATF (over the age of 40) who earn points through their participation in road races throughout the year. Athletes who earn enough points will be recognized by USATF with a personalized Gold, Silver, or Bronze plaque.

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About Anne McClain (www.runningwithanne.com)

Anne McClain, an accomplished ultra-runner, has competed in the North Coast 24 Endurance Run, Burning River 100-Mile Endurance Race, Oil Creek 100 Trail Runs (100K), and over half a dozen 50K events. Her passion for running is exhibited in the fact that there is no distance she will not tackle. In 2013 she will be competing in several USAFT National Championships that include: the North Coast 24-Hour Endurance Run, Burning River 100 Mile Endurance Run and Tussey Mountainback 50-Mile Ultra Marathon. Upon returning, she will run the Laurel Highlands Ultra 70-mile trail race as well as several smaller races consisting of a half marathon and 50K races.

She is also training for her first full distance triathlon. Anne’s remarkable distinction is that she was once told she would never walk again. She defied all odds and is now running ultras and encourages others to follow in her footsteps.

About USA Track & Field (USATF) (www.usatf.org)

USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States. Led by President Stephanie Hightower and CEO Max Siegel, USATF is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization with a staff of professional program administrators at the National Office in Indianapolis.

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