RADFORD, VA – Redford University Athletics will host the Highlander Half Marathon, 8K and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, April 29. The races will take place throughout the Radford City limits.
The half marathon and 8K will begin at 8 a.m., at the Dedmon Center. The race course will take runners on a tour of Radford that includes the university campus and surrounding neighborhoods.
LOUISVILLE, KY — The Louisville Triple Crown of Running, presented by Planet Fitness, is pleased to offer the Triple Crown Team Challenges sponsored by Novo Nordisk. A team may choose to participate in any individual race or all three races in the series. There is also a Team Challenge Triple Crown Award for any team that wins all three races.
By Tyler Mayforth, USTFCCCA, Jan. 11, 2017
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Wednesday the state-by-state winners of its third annual High School Coach of the Year award for cross country.
OCALA, FL — Ryan Kipp of Veradale, WA won the Ocala Marathon Jan. 15 in 3:12:40. Second was Jason Honensee of Tallahassee in 3:12:40, while Mark Lanzillo of Orange Park (3:12:40) finished third.’
Alexis Sidari of Pittsburgh was female champion in 3:20:33. Second was Amanda Furrer of New York in 3:23:44, while Kay Evans of North Carolina was third in 3:36:35.
Dubai (UAE) — A bonus of $250,000 is offered to any runner who can break the world record at this week’s Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon being held on Friday (January 20).
The bonus is in addition to the first prize of $200,000 and underlines the status of the popular IAAF Gold Label race as the richest marathon in the world.
NEW ORLEANS — Richard Bouckaert won the 110th running of the Jackson Day 5.6-mile race. The unusual distance is significant as it commemorates the 1815 distance Jean Lafitte and his pirates ran to help defend New Orleans against the British.
BIRMINGHAM, AL — The Birmingham Track Club has been invited to send up to three club members and their escorts to the annual Maebashi-Shibukawa City Marathon in Japan.
The City of Maebashi is Birmingham’s "friendship city" and club members have been treated in the past as honored guests.
Race events on April 23 include a marathon, 10K, 5K and 1.5K.
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.