RALEIGH, NC — Jase Tischer of Raleigh won the 14th Annual Umstead Trail Marathon here Saturday, May 4, completing the course in 3:05:08. Second was Mark Manz of Durham in 3:07:26, and third went to Christian Christopoulos of Raleigh in 3:13:21.
ALBANY, GA — Sergey Zyrianov of Gainesville, FL, won the duel at the Snickers Marathon on Saturday, May 4, finishing in 2:21:32.48, narrowly ahead of Teferi Regosta of Morristown, NJ, who was second in 2:21:32:55. Ethan Coffey of Knoxville, TN, was third in 2:26:17. Matthew Smith of Savannah finished fourth in 2:34:56 and Justin Turner of Pensacola was fifth in 2:42:19.
BREVARD, NC — Brandon Doughty, 23, won the Oskar Blues 4 Mile race on Saturday, March 4, in 19:32. Matt McClintock and Joe Stilin finished in the same time. All three are from Blowing Rock.
In the women’s division, Joanna Thompson, 24, of Blowing Rock, won in 22:20. Brenae Edwards of Bryson City was second in 23:21, followed by Nicole Dimercurio of Blowing Rock in 23:52.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Runners from across the globe kicked off the Little Rock Marathon Weekend of races Saturday morning in downtown Little Rock. More than 12,000 racers will compete in the various races in the 15th annual event.
The following are details of the top finishers in the 5k and 10k races:
Matt Bartels - Saginaw, MI
Derick Anhalt - Lisle, IL
Keflezighi to race 26th and final marathon of his professional career on Sunday, November 5 in New York City.
NEW YORK, March 3, 2017 —The 2017 TCS New York City Marathon will be the 26th and final marathon of NYRR Team for Kids Ambassador Meb Keflezighi’s professional career, and in honor of that, after the event’s official drawing is completed the four-time Olympian will select the race’s final participant as “Meb’s Final Marathoner.”
COLUMBIA, SC — The University of South Carolina will host the 2017 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships May 11-13, plus three other home track meets during the 2017 outdoor season.
“There are plenty of opportunities for track & field fans to volunteer and assist at these meetings,” an official said.
A volunteer interest form is available at:
The Council for Responsible Sport announced that the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been awarded evergreen level certification for achieving 57 of the best-practice standards offered in the councils certification program for social and environmental responsibility at sporting events.
GAINESVILLE, FL — Mike Hensley, 31, of Gainesville was overall winner of the Five Points of Life Marathon on Feb. 26, finishing in 2:36:57. Cole Bataille, 33, of Winter Haven was second in 2:44:52, followed by Michael Rosato of Gainesville in 2:56:12.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Masters superstar Kathy Martin can add USATF Athlete of the Week honors to her record-setting week, as Martin set multiple American and world records at the Albuquerque Convention Center last weekend.