Matt Gabrielson to Compete in World Outdoor Marathon Aug. 22; Kristen Nicolini Lehmkuhle to Run USA Women's 10 Mile Championship
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Aug. 19, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Matt Gabrielson will run the marathon at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Berlin, Germany, on Aug. 22. Gabrielson was selected for the five man U.S. marathon team based on his second place finish at the USA Men's Marathon Championship last October.
from USATF - BERLIN - Sanya Richards won a long sought after individual 400m gold medal and Kerron Clement held on to his world hurdles crown Tuesday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
from RunBlogRun - In the aftermath of a well run 100 meters, Tyson Gay, the silver medalist and new American record holder at 9.71, has withdrawn from the 200 meters to focus on the 4 x 100 meter relay.
from USATF - BERLIN - Chelsea Johnson and Carmelita Jeter each won medals and Jenny Barringer improved her own American record during a productive evening for Team USA, Monday at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
from Running USA Wire- SAN DIEGO - (August 16, 2009) By: Patrice Malloy - Ernest Kebenei of Kenya and Belainesh Zemedkun Gebre of Ethiopia scored dominant victories at the 32nd America's Finest City Half Marathon (AFC Half) held under ideal conditions on Sunday in San Diego.
Paula Radcliffe and Tadese Tola take control early and don’t let up - New York, August 16, 2009—The winners of today’s NYC Half-Marathon are growing accustomed to breaking the tape in New York’s most coveted races.
from IAAF - Berlin, Germany - Ultimately it was no contest. Usain Bolt of Jamaica cast aside the clowning for 9.58sec*, the World record time it took to win the World title at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, beating Tyson Gay of the USA and an Asafa Powell, also of Jamaica, who took the bronze medal as he had done two years ago in Osaka.
from USATF - BERLIN - Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay put on a remarkable display of speed and power in the men's 100m final Sunday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
from RunBlogRun - The men's 100 meter final is now a race for the ages. People who were here will be telling their children, and perhaps grandchildren, that they saw history made. First of all, the three fastest men of all times, Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay were in the final.
from RunBlogRun - The women's 10,000 meters has a history of fast finishes. Normally, a few Ethiopians, a few Kenyans are swooping over the last 200 meters as Tirunesh Dibaba or Meseret Defar fly by to victory. This year, Tirunesh Dibaba, Meseret Defar and Meselech Melkamu all had amazing times.
from RunBlogRun - Christian Cantwell is a man of huge stature. He is a student of the shot put. He has spent the last decade working on his craft, perfecting his craft. He is a world class shot putter with promise. Much promise. Now, Christian Cantwell is the best shot putter in the world.
from USATF - BERLIN - 2008 Olympic silver medalist and two-time world indoor champion Christian Cantwell won the gold medal in the men's shot put Saturday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
from USATF - BERLIN - Reigning World Outdoor 1,500m and 5,000m champion Bernard Lagat will lead Team USA's men's middle and long distance runners at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, August 15-23 in Berlin, Germany.
From IAAF- Berlin, Germany - The 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics begin on Saturday morning (15th) with a bang.
From USATF - BERLIN - Allyson Felix and Michelle Perry are each looking to win their third consecutive world championship title as they lead a talented group of sprinters and hurdlers at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, August 15-23 in Berlin, Germany.
BOSTON, August 12, 2009 Recently signed Team New Balance member, Maggie Vessey will compete in the 2009 World Outdoor Championships in Berlin this weekend in the 800 meter race. Vessey has had a very successful 2009 season, winning over 800m at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, OR, the Golden Gala meet in Rome and the Herculis Super Grand Prix meet in Monaco.
from USATF - BERLIN - Two-time World Outdoor champion Dwight Phillips and reigning world pole vault champion Brad Walker will headline Team USA's men's horizontal and vertical jumpers at the 12th World Championships in Athletics, August 15-23 in Berlin, Germany.
from USATF - BERLIN - 2008 Olympic women's pole vault silver medalist Jenn Stuczynski will not compete at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Athletics due to an injury. The Championships will take place August 15-23 at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin.
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Entries to 250 Finishers - (Duluth, Minn.) If you are looking to secure a spot in next June’s Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, you most likely will not find a better chance! The 3rd annual Grandma’s Minnesota Mile Duluth is Sunday, Sept. 13, and 250 finishers will be randomly selected to receive a guaranteed entry into the 20th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon on June 19, 2010.
Katie McGregor to Run 10,000m at World Outdoor Championships in Berlin Aug. 15; Emily Brown, Antonio Vega to Compete in NYC Half
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Aug. 11, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor will be among the competitors in the women's 10,000 meter race at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Aug. 15. The race is on the first day of Worlds, which begins on the 15th and concludes on Aug. 23 in Berlin, Germany.