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Running USA's State of the Sport Series

Date: 
07/15/2008 - 09:35
Date: 
07/15/2008 - 09:35

July 15, 2008 from Running USA wire - In its annual State of the Sport Series , Running USA will examine how patterns in corporate, consumer and running behavior have changed over the last decade and what to expect for the future of running - both the sport and the industry. Part I looks at the status of the manufacturing and vendor components of the industry as well as estimates for the total number of runners. Part II will share demographic highlights of the first National Runner Survey project conducted by Running USA and the RRCA in 2007. Part III will examine trends of U.S. road running events and Part IV will focus on the Largest Races in the country and the world.

National

Anthony Travel Launches "Viva Resolution"

Date: 
07/15/2008 - 09:33
Date: 
07/15/2008 - 09:33

vivaresolution.jpg July 15, 2008 from Running USA wire (DALLAS, TX) Anthony Travel has launched a marketing campaign in support of their endurance sports segment. The campaign, Viva Resolution , is an effort to enrich the lives of endurance event participants near and far by helping them make their resolutions a reality.

National

Team USA roster set for Beijing!

Date: 
07/14/2008 - 15:57
Date: 
07/14/2008 - 15:57

LagatOlympicTrials085000m.jpg An experienced American team featuring 15 Olympic medalists, 31 World Outdoor Championships medalists and 11 individual outdoor American record holders will represent the United States in track & field competition at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. USA Track & Field and the U.S. Olympic Committee announced a 126-athlete track & field squad that will be led by multi-time medalists Allyson Felix, Lauryn Williams, Sanya Richards, Bernard Lagat, Tyson Gay, Adam Nelson, Bryan Clay and Jeremy Wariner.

National
Date: 
07/14/2008 - 12:22

July 14, 2008 from press release (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)­ The Medtronic Foundation and Twin Cities Marathon, Inc., today announced former Olympian and marathon world record holder Alberto Salazar will serve as the honorary captain of the 2008 Medtronic Global Heroes and will run in the Medtronic TC 10 Mile.

Regional

Schedule Announced For Grand Prix XXXI

Date: 
07/12/2008 - 11:37
Date: 
07/12/2008 - 11:37

The 31st season of the Running Journal Grand Prix begins on August 29.

Regional
Date: 
07/12/2008 - 10:55

From Running USA Wire

Atlantan Herbst-Lucke edges De Reuck to win women's Masters race

By Bill Stewart

ATLANTA - (July 4, 2008) - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race provided yet another exciting chapter to its storied history for its 39th edition.

National
Date: 
07/11/2008 - 16:54

nationaltri_logo.jpg The Nation's Triathlon announced the launch of the 1st Annual Nation's Triathlon Congressional Challenge.

National
Date: 
07/11/2008 - 16:48

July 11, 2008 from USATF press release / The USA Track & Field Foundation awarded numerous youth grants during their 2008 summer Board of Directors meeting in Eugene, OR, USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic on Friday. The largest grant, of $5000, was made to the Carrie Tollefson Training Camp in Minnesota to assist with expenses and scholarships for youth athletes.

National
Date: 
07/11/2008 - 14:46

BoydQWorldJr08.jpg Baylor's Marcus Boyd won the men's 400-meter title on the third day of action at the 12th IAAF World Junior Championships and posted the top junior time in the world this season with a career best of 45.53 seconds. In addition, Texas A&M's Jessica Beard mined a silver medal in the women's 400 while Mississippi State's O'Neal Wilder earned bronze in the men's 400. The medal count for the United States crew is now up to six following the gold earned by Marquise Goodwin and Jeneba Tarmoh along with the bronze claimed by Terrell Wilks.

National
Date: 
07/10/2008 - 14:43

Eligibility: Masters Competition is open to all men and women 30 years of age and older. Age on July 19 will determine a competitor's age division. Proof of membership with USA Track & Field will be required from all U.S. citizens. You must obtain a 2008 USATF membership through your local Association or online at www.usatf.org/membership.

National
Date: 
07/10/2008 - 14:38

warinerRome08pre.jpg With many of the key Olympic trials competitions now history, the AF Golden League series resumes on Friday night in Rome ... primary attention at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico is likely to focus on a pair of athletes not in the running for a perfect six-for-six record in the run for the jackpot: 400m aces Jeremy Wariner and LaShawn Merritt.

National
Date: 
07/10/2008 - 09:48

July 10, 2008 from press release (NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES) NBC Sports , a division of NBC Universal, and World Championship Sports Network have joined forces to create Universal Sports.

National
Date: 
07/09/2008 - 13:04

RitzenheinMarathonTrials07.jpg July 9, 2008 press release (New York, NY) —American Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein will return to New York for the NYC Half-Marathon Presented by NIKE on Sunday, July 27, in his final tune-up race for the Olympic Games marathon, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.

National
Date: 
07/09/2008 - 12:15

VailHillClimb_Start.jpg A past Hill Climb champion won the men’s division and a newcomer to trail racing led the women up Vail Mountain this morning for the 32nd annual LaSportiva Vail Hill Climb.

National
Date: 
07/08/2008 - 15:16

On the eve of the 12th edition of the World Junior Championship, the United States team is ready for Tuesday's opening day at Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak Stadium. A record number of nations will be competing in these Championships at a stadium bearing the name of one of the best Polish post-war distance runners. Krzyzkowiak was a world record holder as well as an Olympic and European Champion.

National
Date: 
07/08/2008 - 15:13

twilighter08logoweb.jpg Nearly always listed as the hottest race of the year, the Rockville Rotary twilight 8K is coming up to its 23rd year. With solid prize money and an interesting course that winds around the city of Rockville, past Montgomery College to finish with a charge down North Washington Street, top competition has been making it the race to run during the summer.

National
Date: 
07/07/2008 - 15:07

theblastlogo08.gif (Running USA wire / by Chad Sims) (CINCINNATI, OH) More than 4,000 participants came together in the fight against cancer as they took part in the 7th Hyde Park Blast presented by Toyota. The event included Ohio's 4 Mile RRCA Championship and a new, challenging course that has been recognized as one of the area's coolest and most scenic residential courses.

National

SPECIAL Coverage: U.S. Olympic Team Trials

Date: 
07/06/2008 - 16:25
Date: 
07/06/2008 - 16:25

M1500TeamOlympicTrials08.jpg In perhaps the most tactical race of these Olympic Trials, world champion Bernard Lagat . . . went to the lead at the gun in the men's 1500m, but 2000 Olympic Trials champion Gabe Jennings sprinted to the lead after 200m. Running 60-second laps, the tightly packed field came through 800m in 2:00.70 with Jennings, Lagat, Said Ahmed, Leonel Manzano and Lopez Lomong at the front. Approximately 1,000m into the race, Ahmed literally pushed his way between Jennings and Lagat to take the lead, and the race was on. . .

National

Maregu, Berkut Win AJC Peachtree Road Race

Date: 
07/06/2008 - 07:16
Date: 
07/06/2008 - 07:16

08ptee-logo.jpg July 6, 2008 from Running USA wire By Bill Stewart (ATLANTA GA) The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race provided yet another exciting chapter to its storied history for its 39th edition. Along with a new finish, two new winners Terefe Maregu of Ethiopia and Nataliya Berkut of Ukraine were crowned on a humid morning in Atlanta, Georgia.

National

Find an Event Near You!

Date: 
07/03/2008 - 18:23
Date: 
07/03/2008 - 18:23

Firecracker.gif On behalf of the Running Network we want to wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. Wherever you are in the U.S., there's likely to be a Fourth of July weekend event so there's no excuse not to get out and celebrate with other runners. We have hundreds of listings in our free online calendar! Also, don't forget to check out the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Track & Field coverage which will continue through July 6.

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