TERRE HAUTE, Ind.—Samuel Chelanga’s last visit here was a wakeup call.
Running in the Indiana State Pre-Nationals in October at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, the Liberty University junior finished second, exposing a lack of preparation.
A month later, he returned. And was he ready.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind.—Gina Procaccio was a part of Villanova cross country’s glory days as a runner, yet as a coach, she wasn’t entirely sure the Wildcats could climb all the way back. Times have changed in the sport.
But now, the past is present again. Villanova is back on top.
Vancouver, WA, 11-21-09, By Matt McGowan - Two timed defending men champions Malone University was ranked third going into the NAIA Cross Country National Championships held at the Fort Vancouver National Historic site in Vancouver, Washington.
Gebremariam and Augusto the victors in Oeiras Gebregziabher Gebremariam en route to his victory in Oeiras (Marcelino Almeida)
Cleveland, OH, 11-21-09, By Matt McGowan- Thirty-two teams and fifty-six individuals not on a qualifying team toed the starting line at the Highland Golf Course in Cleveland for the NCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country Championships. A challenging and wet course tested the athlete’s endurance.
Evansville, IN, 11-21-09, By Matt McGowan - Seattle Pacific’s senior Jessica Pixler took the lead early in the NCAA Division II Women’s Cross Country Championships and captured her third consecutive individual title as she covered the 6,000 meter course in 20:22.
Registration for the 2010 Boston Marathon has closed - the storied race's earliest closing ever. Registration began on September 9, 2009, and the Boston Athletic Association is unable to accept additional entries (the race field is 25,000).
Kingston, Jamaica – Runners from around the globe are gathering in Jamaica for the annual Reggae Marathon/Half Marathon and 10k, which takes place this year on December 5. The course follows the scenic Negril coastline, and is set to the pulsating rhythm of reggae music, providing a distinctly Jamaican experience.
This exclusive oceanfront course is a California Dream! Run on the Pacific Coast Highway past the famous Huntington Beach pier and wind through the legendary surfing beaches of Southern California. Retro surf bands entertain along the way and the Finish Line Festival includes a beach side beer garden in the California sun. Finishers receive bodacious surfboard medals!
Russia’s Tatiana Pushkareva Wins Second Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Race in 2009 - Dan Cruz, Competitor, San Antonio, TX (November 15, 2009) — 29-year-old Gilbert Koech led a five-man Kenyan sweep of the second annual Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon today, notching his first ma
First-Time Marathon Runner Takes Women’s Title, Record-size field of 15,723 highlights 32nd running of event - Richmond, VA - Jynocel Basweti, 22, of Kenya took first place at the 2009 SunTrust Richmond Marathon for the second consecutive year with a time of 2:18:28, beating his 2008 finish time by four minutes.
Near-perfect racing conditions made for great action, fast times and a memorable experience for 5,500 finishers in Sunday’s Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay.
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. - (November 15, 2009) - A perfect South Florida Sunday fall morning presided over the second 13.1 Marathon Ft. Lauderdale and Pedro Gonzalez and Julie Stamps Mallon responded by shattering course records on their way to top finishes in the men's and women's Open divisions.
International elite field to lead largest marathon and half-marathon in Texas - San Antonio, TX – More than 31,000 entrants from all 50 states and 23 countries will descend on south Texas to run the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon and 1/2 Marathon on Sunday, November 15.
RICHMOND, VA –The SunTrust Richmond Marathon, which will celebrate its 32nd running Saturday, Nov 14, has broken its all-time event registration record.
The diverse committee made up of prominent race athletes, media, corporate executives and club directors charged with selecting the 2009 MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year has named Kathleen Sherman, Director of the CIGNA Falmouth Road Race as the 2009 MarathonFoto/Road Race Management Race Director of the Year.
By: New York Road Runners - The 40th ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 1, 2009 was a memorable and historic event with the first U.S. race champion since 1982 - Meb Keflezighi and the largest marathon field in the sport's history - 43,741 runners and 43,475 finishers (a 99.4% completion rate).
HEALDSBURG, Calif. - On a classic Northern California autumn day, a sold-out field of runners filled the start line at Francis Ford Coppola Winery for the 2nd Healdsburg Wine Country Half Marathon on Halloween.
NEW YORK - - Samuel Wanjiru of Kenya and Irina Mikitenko of Germany (left, WMM) are the winners of the 2008-09 World Marathon Majors series, and both were presented with $500,000 USD for their respective accomplishment at an award ceremony on Monday in New York.