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Date: 
07/12/2009 - 08:41

By JOSH FLOYD
TriCitiesSports.com
July 11, 2009

KINGSPORT – With a return to more seasonal weather in the Tri-Cities, perhaps the collective men’s and women’s records breathed an inanimate sigh of relief after the annual Crazy 8s road race -- the world’s fastest 8K tilt – came to a close late Saturday inside J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

Regional
Date: 
07/04/2009 - 14:51

Abdirahman three-peats as USA 10K champion; more than 50,000 timed finishers at annual 4th of July 10K
From Tracy Lott, ATC

Running USA Wire

ATLANTA - (July 4, 2009) - The professional fields at the AJC Peachtree Road Race did not disappoint as Kenyans Sammy Kitwara and Lineth Chepkurui both took home victories at the 40th running of the 4th of July 10K event on Saturday with finish times of 27:22 and 31:31, respectively. In addition to taking home the top prize at Peachtree, both Kitwara and Chepkurui were eligible for the Professional Road Racing Organization's (PRRO) championship bonus and will split the $35,000 prize bringing each of their total Peachtree earnings to $32,500.

Regional
Date: 
07/02/2009 - 04:45

7-2-09
Kingsport, TN

Tadesa Tola did it in Manhatten. Now he wants to do it again in Kingsport. Tola, the 21-year old Ethiopian took down the Central Park course record in impressive style earlier this year, running 27:48 at the Healthy Kidney 10K. He now has his eyes set on the 8K world record at the Indian Path Medical Center & SunTrust Bank Crazy 8s 8K Run in Kingsport on July 11th.

Regional
Date: 
07/02/2009 - 04:43

Running USA Wire

Defending national champion Abdirahman and Famiglietti headline USA Men's 10K Championship field; race purse exceeds $100,000

ATLANTA - (July 1, 2009) - True to tradition, a world class field will line up at the start for the 40th running of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race on Saturday, July 4. This year's event also serves as the USA Men's 10K Championship and the 2009 Professional Road Running Organization's (PRRO) Race of Champions.

Regional
Date: 
06/10/2009 - 10:02

Past Champs Kimaiyo and Kiptoo will Return

Press Release -- 6-10-09 --Kingsport, TN

On Saturday night July 11th, at the witching hour of 9:58 pm, the streets of Kingsport will once again be lit with candles and swarming with runners for the 20th running of the Indian Path Medical Center & SunTrust Bank Crazy 8s 8K Run. Crazy 8s, the World’s Fastest 8K, is the largest road race in Northeast Tennessee, and one of the most popular events in Kingsport’s Fun Fest.

Regional
Date: 
06/10/2009 - 09:47

Biggest party in marathoning set for February 28, 2010

Running USA Wire
NEW ORLEANS, La. - (June 9, 2009) - The Competitor Group and the New Orleans Track Club have announced a multi-year licensing agreement for the Mardi Gras Marathon. The Rock 'n' Roll Series will add the Mardi Gras Marathon to its schedule of races, hosting the Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon & ½ Marathon in New Orleans on Sunday, February 28, 2010.

Regional
Date: 
05/13/2009 - 11:12

From Press Release

MELBOURNE, FL (May 12) – The USA Masters Half Marathon Championship was a big hit with competitors, officials and spectators alike in February when it was contested as part of the 2009 State Farm Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon.

Now, it will become an official fixture at the event for several years to come.

Regional
Date: 
04/30/2009 - 11:23

Russia's Tatiana Pushkareva takes the women's title
From Dan Cruz
courtesy Running USA wire

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (April 25, 2009) - Amos Matui of Kenya won the Country Music Marathon on Saturday with a time of 2 hours, 13 minutes, 41 seconds and he also won the "Battle of the Sexes" event, earning a $10,000 bonus on top of the $10,000 winner's prize.

Regional
Date: 
04/26/2009 - 11:26

Run For Your Life to Produce 2009 Summer Breeze 5K

April 15, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Charlotte, NC -- The Summer Breeze 5K will continue! Lack of sponsorship threatened to cancel this year’s event, but Event Marketing Services, Inc., (EMS) the event production arm of Run For Your Life, has agreed to step in and produce the 2009 race which is scheduled for the evening of June 20th.

Regional
Date: 
03/15/2009 - 05:11

"Fam" also takes Equalizer Bonus at 32nd Gate River Run
From Jim Estes, USATF

Courtesy Running USA Wire
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - (March 14, 2009) - Olympians Anthony Famiglietti (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Amy Yoder Begley (Portland, Ore.) each won close races for the respective men's and women's national titles Saturday at the USA 15K Championships in Jacksonville, Fla.

Regional
Date: 
03/12/2009 - 06:08

Carlson to defend men's national crown; $58,000 national championship purse
From USATF

Courtesy Running USA Wire

INDIANAPOLIS - (March 11, 2009) - Defending men's champion Andrew Carlson (Flagstaff, Ariz.) takes on a field that includes eight Olympians at the USA 15K Championship this Saturday, March 14 in Jacksonville, Fla.

Regional
Date: 
03/01/2009 - 11:23

Press Release
Beth Johnson
Public Relations Coordinator

One of the Lowest Marathon Entry Fees Gets Even Lower When Registration Begins on April 1

QUANTICO, VA- Runners from across the country and around the world are invited to experience the energy and excitement of the Marine Corps Marathon when registration opens on April 1 at noon eastern at www.marinemarathon.com.

Regional
Date: 
03/01/2009 - 10:09

Online registration also available for the country's largest road race

Running USA Wire
ATLANTA - (February 26, 2009) - The Atlanta Track Club, organizer of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race, is adding electronic timing for all participants for the 40th edition of the 10K event.

Regional
Date: 
02/18/2009 - 13:08

$30,000 national championship prize purse with $10,000 for national champion

Running USA Wire
ATLANTA - (February 16, 2009) - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race will once again host the USA Men's 10K Championship on Saturday, July 4, 2009. The AJC Peachtree Road Race last hosted the USA Men's 10K Championship in 2007 when Olympian Abdi Abdirahman of Tucson, Ariz. took home the U.S. title in 28 minutes, 11 seconds.

Regional
Date: 
02/09/2009 - 11:01

From Press Release

MELBOURNE, FL (Feb. 8) — It was widely expected that four-time Olympic Games performer Colleen DeReuck would win the women’s USA Masters Half-Marathon title. However, Paul Aufdemberg wasn’t sure about his chances in the featured event of the inaugural State Farm Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon.

Regional
Date: 
01/26/2009 - 09:15

Sold-out 15,000 field elevates event to largest distance race in South Florida; 4,000 children participant in ING Run for Something Better

Courtesy Running USA Wire

From Jackie Tyson, Peloton Sports

Regional

2009 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Date: 
01/17/2009 - 19:21
Date: 
01/17/2009 - 19:21

Running Network Walt Disney Marathon Special Coverage

Regional
Date: 
11/11/2008 - 13:26

logo.gif Josh Cox of Mammoth Lakes, CA, and Jill Horst or Rome, GA, took wins in the 32nd annual Rocket City Marathon held on Dec. 13 in Huntsville, AL. For complete results, Click Here

Regional
Date: 
10/12/2008 - 13:29

March Event Named 2009 RRCA Southern Region Marathon Championship

(Oct. 13, 2008, ATLANTA) –The ING Georgia Marathon (www.inggeorgiamarathon.com) has been named the 2009 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Southern Region Marathon Championship.

Regional

2008 Blue Ridge Relay Results

Date: 
09/05/2008 - 10:15
Date: 
09/05/2008 - 10:15

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2008 Blue Ridge Relay
Press Release: Relay Results

“It is truly an amazing event that pushes your body, allows you to see beautiful scenery, and creates amazing memories with old and new friends. I would recommend this race to any runner who truly enjoys the feeling one gets from running!!! Thanks again!”

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