from USATF, INDIANAPOLIS - Diana Pickler has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning the women's pentathlon over the weekend at the 2009 USA Indoor Combined Events Championships, held at Eddie Smith Field House on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
(an e-mail from Tom Borish, Senior Editor, Trackshark.com) Trackshark Fans and Members, This is very difficult for me to type right now, but you deserve to know everything.
I was informed by the Wasserman Media Group on Friday, March 6 that our services are no longer needed at Trackshark. Many of us within the company have lost our jobs, including myself.
Liza Galvan’s Victory at Princess Half Marathon Caps Three-Day Celebration of Women’s Health and Fitness
(Press Release) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – (Mar. 8, 2009) – In a perfect end to a fairytale weekend, Liza Galvan of San Antonio, Tex., led over 7,500 women runners from around the world to victory at Disney’s Princess Half Marathon on Sunday.
March 8, 2009 Columbus OH, Matt McGowan The 9th annual Arnold 5K Pump and Run was one of the athletic events held during the Arnold Fitness Weekend, which is billed as "The Largest Fitness Expo in the World". Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was on hand again this year to start the race.
From Shin Splints a Blog by Doug Logan USA Track & Field CEO Doug Logan on Sunday submitted to the USATF Board of Directors his response to the Project 30 Task Force Report. Issued on February 9, the Task Force Report had made 10 recommendations to improve USATF High Performance Programs and achieve 30 clean medals in London 2012.
from USATFCAPE CANAVERAL - Clara Grandt (Morgantown, W.V.), Ryan Hill (Hickory, N.C.) and Stephen Pifer (Eugene, Ore.) won their respective races to lead Team USA to three team titles Saturday at the 2009 North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Cross Country Championships.
from USATF CAPE CANAVERAL - Clara Grandt (Morgantown, W.V.), Ryan Hill (Hickory, N.C.) and Stephen Pifer (Eugene, Ore.) won their respective races to lead Team USA to three team titles Saturday at the 2009 North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Cross Country Championships.
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(From USATF) CAPE CANAVERAL – A field of nearly 100 athletes representing nine national federations will compete this Saturday, March 7, at the fifth annual North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Cross Country Championships at the Chain of Lakes Park in Titusville, Fla.
New York Road Runners Continues Support of American Athletes Through USA Distance Project and NYRR Distance Carnival
NYRR announces 2009 contribution of $190,000 to USA Distance Project Partnering with University of California for NYRR Distance Carnival at Brutus Hamilton Invitational- New York, March 5, 2009—New York Road Runners announced today another significant element of its commitment to long-distance running with its contribution of $19
Campaign Showcases Brand’s Commitment to Delivering the Perfect Fit As Promise to Increase the Love of Running BOSTON, March 5, 2009 – Global athletic leader New Balance debuts a brand campaign this month that reinforces the brand’s heritage in performance running and introduces its Total Fit™ philosophy, the complete dedication to achieving the
(from IAAF ), Turin, Italy – With several key head-to-head match-ups topping the bill, this weekend’s 30th European Indoor Championships (6 to 8 March) at the Oval Lingotto in Turin will provide a fitting climax to this indoor season, and in some instances, even a glimpse at what is to come at the 12th IAAF World Champio
(from USATF ), INDIANAPOLIS - Terrence Trammell has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning the men's 60m hurdles and the Visa Championship Series title Sunday at the 2009 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Boston.
One of the Lowest Marathon Entry Fees Gets Even Lower When Registration Begins on April 1 Press Release, 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.
( from USATF ) The IAAF announced on Monday that the Nike Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore., and Reebok Grand Prix in New York City will be part of a prestigious new circuit of elite track meets known as the "IAAF Diamond League", starting in 2010.
( Press Release) CHICAGO - (February 26, 2009) - The 30th Shamrock Shuffle 8K - set for Sunday, March 29 - introduces the inaugural Elite Club Competition. The Elite Club Competition will feature the top local and regional USATF member running clubs and racing teams competing head-to-head for $10,000 in prize money.
Half Marathon field sells out with over 5,000 qualified registrants - (Press Release) WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Greater Washington Sports Alliance announced today that the 2009 National Half Marathon has sold out. The race which is scheduled to be run on March 21, 2009 has reached capacity for the first time in its four year history with just over 5,000 slots filled.
NAPA, Calif. - March 1, 2009 - Peter Gilmore, 31, of San Mateo, Calif. and Mary Coordt, 39, of Elk Grove, Calif. took home victories at today's 31st Annual Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon (NVM). Both runners registered clear-cut wins, well ahead of their competition.
$245,000 raised during 22nd annual race - HOUSTON – (February 28, 2009) – Setting a new race record, 10,000 participants took part in the 22nd annual ConocoPhillips Rodeo Run. This year’s race saw an increase of 18 percent over last year’s event and raised $245,000 for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
( from IAAF ) Surging away from Spaniard Jose Rios, his final challenger, with 1300m to go, Paul Tergat won the 64th Lake Biwa Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, with a relatively slow winning time by his illustrious standards of 2:10:22.
It was the third career marathon victory for Tergat, the former World record breaker, after his wins in the 2003 Berlin Marathon and 2005 New York City Marathon.