The Crescent City Classic has significantly increased the number of elite women's runners in this year's field
The Crescent City Classic, which is sponsored by The Times-Picayune, has a reputation for being one of the fastest 10K courses in the country. The race constantly brings top runners to New Orleans.
Fri Apr 10, 2009 By Dave Ungrady / Universal Sports A suggestion for those who hope to see running legend Bill Rodgers take part in the Boston Marathon on April 20 for the first time in 10 years: pray for cool weather.
9 top professional milers, local scholastic stars will race the day before 113th Boston Marathon- Boston, Mass. -- Six Olympians, a trio of national-record holders and a three-time U.S. champion are among the professional athletes set to compete in the debut of the B.A.A. Invitational Mile on April 19, the Boston Athletic Association announced today.
BOSTON (WBZ) ―Ryan Hall's got very strong chances. He is a real contender," said four-time Boston Marathon champion Bill Rodgers about current top marathon man, Ryan Hall.
The laid back California kid will run his first Boston two weeks from Monday.
4-8-09, From USATF, INDIANAPOLIS- Cyrus Hostetler has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting a Pac-10 record in the men's javelin Saturday at the Pepsi Invitational at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
To Join in Promoting Running Among Children for a Healthy Lifestyle From East to West, Saucony Continues to Run Childhood Obesity Off the Map ( Press release) LEXINGTON, MA — March 25, 2009 — The Saucony Run for Good Foundation, established to help combat childhood obesity by providing financial support to community-based youth running programs, has announced its la
PREVIEW - MEN’s Races - WXC AMMAN 2009
( From IAAF) - Amman, Jordan - There will be a refreshing change in theme to the senior men’s race at the 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships on the Bisharat Golf Course in Amman, Jordan, on Saturday (28 March).
New Four Person Competition to Highlight the Original 26.2-Mile Block Party San Diego, CA – (March 19, 2009) – Known for its exciting combination of music and fitness, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is announcing a new relay event on May 31, 2009.
(Press release) CHICAGO, IL (March 23, 2009) - After injury forced her to drop from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Marathon field mid-race, decorated U.S. runner Deena Kastor will make her return to road racing on Sunday, March 29 at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K.
from IAAF Battling strong winds, Kenyan Salim Kipsang and Mizuho Nasukawa of Japan collected victories at today’s third annual Tokyo Marathon.
The Tokyo Marathon is an IAAF Silver Label Road Race.
from IAAF Rome, Italy - Benjamin Kiptoo from Kenya and Ethiopian Firehiwot Dado were the surprise winners of the Acea Electrabel Maratona di Roma, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday.
from IAAF 22 March 2009 - Lisbon, Portugal – With two very different runs, Martin Lel and Kara Goucher emerged victorious at the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon.
The EDP Lisbon Half Marathon is an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
Men’s race – Fearsome foursome gun it out
(from USATF ) LANDOVER, Md. - Fierce competition and world-record setting athletes took center stage Sunday in concluding a successful 2009 USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships at Prince George's Sports and Learning Center in Landover, Md.
(from USATF ) LANDOVER, Md. - Bob Ward set yet anotherAmerican record Saturday at the 2009 USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships, topping a four-world-record day that also saw five American records at Prince George's Sports and Learning Center in Landover, Md.
(from USATF ) LANDOVER, Md. - Four world records and two American records, including Joan Benoit Samuelson's W50 American record in the Bob Fine Memorial 3,000m, highlighted day one of competition at the 2009 USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships at Prince George's Sports and Learning Center in Landover, Md.
(Press Release) Aliso Viejo, Calif. (March 19, 2009) – AVIA, the leader in endurance sports racing footwear, is proud to announce the addition of Joanna Zeiger to its team of professional athletes. Recognized as one of the most versatile triathletes in the world, Zeiger brings even more depth to AVIA’s renowned team of endurance athletes.
Broadcast Times Set for Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run on WJLA ABC Channel 7 and NewsChannel 8
Two Olympic Silver Medallists and Strong American Contingent Join Elite Field, ( Press Release) WASHINGTON -- Organizers of the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run announced the broadcast dates of the television coverage of the race. The 30-minute tape-delay show will be broadcast on both WJLA ABC Channel 7 and NewsChannel 8.
(from USATF ) LANDOVER, Md. - The 2009 USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships at Prince George's Sports and Learning Center in Landover Md., Friday-Sunday, March 20-22, have attracted some of the world's top masters athletes, including at least 12 Olympians and 58 reigning world champions.
By David Monti, (c) 2009 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved, March 17, 2009- With the frenetic indoor track season now concluded, the Spring marathon season kicks off in Rome and Tokyo on Sunday with big fields and high quality races.