NYRR RUNCENTER will feature special 1 for You 1 for Youth shoe donation program and exclusive New Balance Test Run initiative
New York Road Runners’ (NYRR) mission to help and inspire people through running has been brought to life in a new community running center. The NYRRRUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub is open in Manhattan as the new home for runners of all ages and abilities throughout the five boroughs and beyond.
ATLANTA — The third annual Jeff Galloway Race Weekend wrapped up Dec. 11 with close to 3,000 participants taking part in the 13.1 Jeff Galloway Half Marathon, Barb’s 5K, and the Kids Fun Run.
All 3 races, and the 2–day expo, at the new Westin Peachtree location in downtown Atlanta, were deemed a great success.
SmartyPants named Official Vitamin Sponsor of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series; Brand agreement features product at 23 North American events
Estimated 25,000 runners from all 50 states and 81 Countries drive residual benefit for local community
On Jan. 1, a group of Savannah (GA) Striders ran five miles around Tybee Island and then, with other Striders, took the 17th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge into the ocean.
The club’s email newsletter — The Strider Rundown — asked what better way to start the new year than to go for a nice run and plunge, adding, “Let’s put 2016 behind us and start fresh in 2017.”
By Dave Alderman
Knoxville, TN - The Team Health Shoppe/Podium Sports Medicine racing team begins the 2017 season with a new co-sponsor and several new faces, but the core of the team remains intact.
HOUSTON -- The Houston Marathon Committee announced that the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Charity Program has surpassed the $25 million fundraising mark since its inception in 1995. The charitable program is designed for runners to annually raise funds and awareness for approximately 60 official Run for a Reason charities. Last year, $2.3 million was raised and this year the $1 million mark has already been exceeded for the 62 local philanthropies with race day approaching on January 15th.
You’ve now got three months of solid training behind you. Keep the days between racing and the hard days relaxed. Now it’s time to focus on your racing. How are you feeling? When do you tire? When do you kick? Try some different race strategies.
WARNER ROBINS, GA — Since 1996, each new year has kicked off in Warner Robins with runners and walkers gathering for the annual marathon, half-marathon and 5K run/walk at the Museum of Aviation.