$25,000 grant provides weight room equipment, massage therapy and running trail upgrade
Running USA wire
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Since being presented the 4th Allan Steinfeld Development Award at Running USA 2013 this past February, ZAP Fitness (below, MarathonFoto), a U.S. training center, has been busy putting the $25,000 grant to good use.
Novo Nordisk Continues as Presenting Sponsor for Major Race Series
Louisville, Kentucky – The Louisville Triple Crown of Running race directors officially announce the race dates for next year.
Anthem 5K Fitness Classic - February 22, 2014
Rodes City Run 10K - March 8, 2014
Papa John’s 10 Miler - March 22, 2014
Award is for contributions to the sport of long distance road running over the course of a lifetime
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As part of its celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Road Race Management Race Directors’ Meeting, RRM will honor an individual with its first ever Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is for contributions to the sport of long distance road running over the course of a lifetime. Nominees should have made major contributions to the sport in more than one area such as administration, elite athletic accomplishments, promotional, legal and innovations as a race director or vendor.
On September 20, 2013 the Road Runners Club of America will promote the 8th Annual RUN@WORK Day and the 2nd Annual RUN@School Day, nationwide fitness efforts. Company-based wellness programs, human resources departments, running clubs, running events, running shoe stores, teachers, coaches parents, and individuals nationwide are encouraged to plan fun runs and walks around the country with their employers or at local schools.
The weather is changing, the temperatures are increasing - beware of dehydration!
By the time that you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated. With dehydration comes many unpleasant manifestations, including muscle cramps, fatigue, faintness and overheating.
A THIRSTY MUSCLE IS A TIGHT MUSCLE. And tight muscles can lead to painful joints.
By Teri Saylor
If you believe Hallmark and sappy romantic comedies, you may think romance is tied up in soft music, red roses, and romantic candlelight dinners. I was always a sucker for the Harlequin-style love affairs and walks on the beach with a bright full moon shimmering on the waves and glowing so brightly you could cast a shadow on the midnight sand.
Yep, I thought romance was intoxicatingly sweet perfume and champagne nights until I started volunteering at the Umstead 100-Mile Endurance Race.
Melissa Wigal of the River City Runners and Walkers in Parkersburg, West Virginia, was honored by the Road Runners Club of America for directing the "Outstanding Beginning Running Program" of 2012 in the United States. Melissa could not be at the annual RRCA Convestion in Albuquerque, New Mexico, so West Virginia's RRCA State Rep Tom Kramer accepted the award for her. Tom made a formal presentation to Melissa at the West Virginia State Championship race May 18, the Chick-fil-A 10K at Parkersburg.
NFL STARS & TWIN BROTHERS JASON & DEVIN McCOURTY MAKE A BET TO SEE WHO CAN RAISE MORE $ FOR TACKLE SICKLE CELL
Twin brothers and NFL defensive backs, Jason & Devin McCourty have partnered with Embrace Kids Foundation and launched a campaign against sickle cell disease. The campaign, entitled "Tackle Sickle Cell" aims to educate the public, increase blood donors and raise money & awareness for the fight against sickle cell disease.
Jon Olsen won the World 24-Hour Championships to lead Team USA to win gold in both the men’s and women’s races on Sunday in Steenbergen, Netherlands.
Olsen (Modesto, Calif.) logged 167.568 miles to take the top spot over John Dennis (Takoma Park, M.D.) by more than four miles. Team USA locked up the team competition with 485.012 miles over runner-up Japan’s 467.623 miles.
Arlington, VA – The DC Road Runners 1 Mile Track Championships will be the host for the 2013 RRCA National 1 Mile Championship. The event is part of the Bring Back the Mile Tour, and the RRCA is a supporter of the Bring Back the Mile, America’s Distance, campaign.
The race will take place on Wednesday July 24, 2013 in Arlington, VA at the Washington-Lee High School track. The Track Championships are FREE to all runners, member and non-member alike, but race organizers request that runners pre-register to help with planning.