Let the arguments begin for German Fernandez as the greatest all-time distance double in California history. The Riverbank High senior thrust himself into the spotlight after winning the 1600 meters in a state meet record 4:00.29 and the 3200 meters in a national federation record 8:34.23 in the 90th CIF State Championships at Cerritos College on May 31.
The University of Maryland Heart Center Inaugural Baltimore 10 Miler will take place on Saturday, June 21 at 7:30 a.m. beginning inside Druid Hill Park near the Maryland Zoo. The 10-mile course will run along two of Baltimore's lakeside parks.
The 9th Disney's Race for the Taste 10K takes place Sunday, October 12, giving competitors an opportunity to run and eat during the popular Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 18, 2008) -- The ITU Des Moines World Cup scheduled for this weekend in Des Moines, Iowa, is back to its original format of a full swim-bike-run triathlon, race organizers announced this afternoon.The decision means that the elite race will remain the final qualifying event for the third and final spots on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team.
RED BANK, NJ (June 16, 2008)– Craig Sega, 24, won the 2008 George Sheehan Classic 5-mile run with a time of 25:34. Segal, of Holmdel, who won the Spring Lake Five in May, was followed closely by second-place finisher Tim Mulligan, 27, of Whiting, who finished 9 seconds back in 25:43.
June 17, 2008 / from press release. It took the full 13.1 miles to decide a winner in the Hospital Hill Run’s half-marathon, on Saturday June 7, 2008. Former Kansas State runner Mathew Chesang pulled ahead of fellow Kenya native Wesley Ochoro with about 100 yards to go and took first place in a gun time of 1:06:30. Ochoro was two seconds behind.
LSU won the women's team crown for the first time since 2003 and Florida State repeated as men's champions at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships over the weekend at Drake University in Des Moines, IA. The women's championship all came down to the final event between LSU and Arizona State.
Coloradoans Rickey Gates, 27, of Aspen, and Laura Haefeli, 40, of Del Norte, were victorious at the Larabar 10K Spring RunOff trail race . . . With $5000 in prize money at stake, the Spring RunOff attracted top mountain runners to the start line including, on the men's side, top U.S.
You say it's your birthday. It was for Jackie O'Neil, and she celebrated her 77th with her husband and more than 3,000 of her sweatiest friends at the Lawyers Have Heart 10K, a warm and muggy affair in Georgetown. "It's a perfect way to spend the morning," said O'Neil, who, to no one's surprise won her age group in 1:17:03.
June 16 2008 / Running USA wire. At the Steamboat Classic 4 Mile in Peoria, IL on Saturday, June 14, Ridouane Harroufi of Morocco and Kim Smith of New Zealand won the 35th edition titles in 18:17 and 20:00 respectively, but each took different paths to the victory podium.
PEORIA, Ill. - (June 12, 2008) - The 35th edition of the Steamboat Classic 4 Mile Race on Saturday, June 14 in downtown Peoria, Illinois again promises some high-powered international road racing, with top athletes vying for a potential prize purse of $40,000.
June 8, 2008 / Manitou Springs, CO - When mountain running legend Matt Carpenter took over as race director for the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile in 2007, he had one vision in mind - return the race to the glory days of the early 1990s. In two short years, he has already succeeded in growing the race and gaining top notch competition.
Columbus, OH, 06-08-08) Despite one of the warmest days ever in Central Ohio in early June, the 31st annual Columbus 10K drew another outstanding field to downtown Columbus as the runners toed the starting line by the Ohio State House for the “Oldest Road Race in Columbus”. A pack of fifteen runners went out together for the first mile.
US Road Sports & Entertainment Group Buys ING Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon and Banco Popular Chicago Half Marathon
(ATLANTA June 11, 2008) – Commenting on the addition of the ING Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon to its family of events, Greg Laird, president of US Road Sports, shared, “This award-winning event is clearly enjoyed by runners, welcomed by the community and of great value to it sponsors.
From press release/ Colorado Springs, CO ---- The nation's top mountain runners will gather in Gorham, NH on Saturday, June 21 to race the 48th annual Mount Washington Road Race in the hopes of making the Teva U.S. Mountain Running Team. The top four U.S. male finishers and the top U.S. female finisher will be named to the team (must be current USATF members).
Thousands of runners and walkers will fill Chicago's West Loop on Thursday evening, July 10, for the 27th annual NIKETOWN Bastille Day 5K Run, Walk & Block Party presented by LifeStart. The event--which celebrates the French national holiday (officially July 14) -- kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Jackson and Aberdeen (1100 W. Jackson).
The newly named Rock the House 8K continued to grow as runners started at the Celebrate Fairfax Festival. Last year the race was a typical pre-summer day in June with more than modest humidity that would climb to about eighty degrees. This year the course would be littered with liters of perspiration as the region launched into a record heat wave.
Johannes Rudolph of Boulder celebrated his 43rd birthday by winning the Run the Rockies Half Marathon Saturday in Frisco, CO. Rudolph's winning time was 1:21:38. "It's nice, high air," Rudolph said. "Clean air. ... I don't' like big races, I didn't run the Bolder Boulder this year because of all the people and noise.
PELHAM, AL – Conrad “The Caveman” Stoltz overcame a flat tire and the hard charging Dan Hugo to win the men’s race while mountain bike phenom Shonny Vanlandingham pulled off the first big win of her XTERRA career to take the women’s XTERRA Southeast Championship at Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County today.
EUGENE, OR. Meet records fell across all event groups, none bigger than Brad Walker's American record in the pole vault, and Maria Mutola had a historic exit Sunday at the Nike Prefontaine Classic. The fourth event of USATF's Visa Championship Series, the Nike Prefontaine Classic drew a meet-record 14,221 fans to Hayward Field, site of the 2008 U.S.