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Date: 
06/13/2008 - 15:39

steam1.jpg 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.

National
Date: 
06/13/2008 - 15:18

gardengods08jpg.jpg 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.

National

Regional Race Report: Columbus (OH) 10K

Date: 
06/12/2008 - 17:22
Date: 
06/12/2008 - 17:22

folk_columbus-08 16-04-11.jpg 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.

National
Date: 
06/12/2008 - 17:02

(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.

National
Date: 
06/12/2008 - 16:53

usmrt_logo_200.gif 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).

National
Date: 
06/12/2008 - 16:47

Bastille08_web_08.gif 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).

Regional
Date: 
06/12/2008 - 11:20

Spring Combo Race Changes Ownership, Provides Infrastructure for Long Term Success

(ATLANTA June 11, 2008) -The ING Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon, Georgia's marquee, springtime marathon and half marathon has been acquired by US Road Sports & Entertainment Group (US Road Sports), based in Dallas, Texas.

Regional
Date: 
06/10/2008 - 17:10

Press Release
For Immediate Release

7/10/08
Kingsport, TN

The Indian Path Medical Center & SunTrust Bank Crazy 8s 8K Run is
recognized around the world for holding both the men's and women's 8
kilometer world records. Ethiopian Demssew Tsega has let it be known
that he intends to go after Peter Githuka's long-standing 22:03 world

National
Date: 
06/10/2008 - 14:44

althouse08start.jpg 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.

National
Date: 
06/10/2008 - 14:38

RunTheRockies_2008_1.jpg 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.

National

Stoltz, Vanlandingham Win XTERRA Southeast

Date: 
06/10/2008 - 14:34
Date: 
06/10/2008 - 14:34

shonnypelham08.jpg 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.

National
Date: 
06/09/2008 - 07:18

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.

National
Date: 
06/09/2008 - 06:43

OHtrackfieldchamps08.gif Columbus, OH, June 6-7, 2008 from Matt McGowan )The 101st Boys and 34th Girls Ohio High School Athletic Association Track and Field Championships saw numerous outstanding performances, including 17 State meets records.

National
Date: 
06/09/2008 - 06:35

FryburgRocky08.JPG June 8, 2008 – The 2008 Rocky Mountain Half Marathon and McDonald’s Women’s 8k significantly increased its number of participants with nearly 2,000 registered runners, almost doubling the number of runners that registered last year, while hosting elite field winners such as Lafayette resident and two-time Olympian Alan Culpepper.

National
Date: 
06/09/2008 - 06:18

VANCOUVER, Canada (June 8, 2008)--Sarah Haskins (St. Louis, MO / Colorado Springs, CO) is getting to like Vancouver. Last year she earned her first World Cup top-three finish in the city and on Sunday she topped that with a silver medal at the 2008 ITU Triathlon World Championship.

National
Date: 
06/09/2008 - 05:59

OeinckWorldTriathlon08.jpg VANCOUVER, Canada (June 8, 2008) --There must be something about the rain - or it could just be the World Championship stage - that motivates Jasmine Oeinck (Littleton, CO / Colorado Springs, CO). For the second-straight year Oeinck powered her way through dreary, wet conditions to earn a silver medal at the ITU U23 World Championship.

National
Date: 
06/07/2008 - 14:24

KibetNYmini10k08.jpg New York, June 7, 2008—Dutch Olympian Hilda Kibet led fellow Olympians Madai Perez of Mexico and Deena Kastor of the United States to a one-two-three finish in a hot and steamy 37th running of the New York Mini 10K in Central Park on Saturday.

National

Dibaba Breaks 5,000m World Record in Oslo!

Date: 
06/07/2008 - 06:42
Date: 
06/07/2008 - 06:42

DibabaTReebokBoston08.jpg Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba (file photo) highlighted the second edition of IAAF Golden League2008, the ExxonMobil Bislett Games, breaking the World record in the women's 5,000 meters Friday night in Oslo, Norway. A two-time World 10,000m champion, Dibaba demolished the World record by over five seconds, winning the women's 5,000m in 14:11.15.

National
Date: 
06/06/2008 - 12:21

WebbNYRR8k08.jpg INDIANAPOLIS - Allyson Felix, Alan Webb, Sanya Richards, Wallace Spearmon, LaShawn Merritt, Lauryn Williams, Torri Edwards, Brad Walker, Reese Hoffa and Suzy Powell are just a few of the big names slated to compete Sunday at the 2008 Prefontaine Classic at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene.

National
Date: 
06/06/2008 - 12:19

Bershawn Jackson and Jeremy Wariner highlight the start lists this Friday at the second event of the IAAF Golden League, the IAAF ExxonMobil Bislett Games in Oslo, Norway. The IAAF Golden League 2008 offers a $1 Million Jackpot, which represents international athletics' biggest annual payday. Athletes must win at all six meetings to acquire at least a share.

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