from IAAF -Berlin, Germany - Berlin’s traditional 25km race, which had been invented by the French allied forces back in 1981 in West Berlin and carried the name ‘25 km de Berlin’, is on its way back to former glory.
from USATF - GRAND RAPIDS -2004 Olympian Dan Browne (Beaverton, Ore.) won his third U.S. 25 km title as Sally Meyerhoff (Tempe, Ariz.) won her first at the USA 25 km Championships Saturday in Grand Rapids, Mich.
May 7 2009 Minneapolis, Minnesota - 2008 Olympian Shannon Rowbury (San Francisco, Calif.) and Jon Rankin (San Diego, Calif.) lead the fields for the inaugural USA 1 Mile Road Championships Thursday night in Minneapolis, Minn. The event will be hosted through 2012 by the Medtronic TC 1 Mile.
INDIANAPOLIS - 2008 Olympian Magdalena Lewy Boulet (Oakland, Calif.) will be looking for her first USA 25 km title, while 2004 Olympian Dan Browne (Beaverton, Ore.) will be looking for his third as they lead the fields for the USA 25 km Championships Saturday in Grand Rapids, Mich.
From USATF- INDIANAPOLIS - Chris Derrick has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting the U.S. Junior men's 5,000m record Saturday at the 2009 Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford University's Cobb Track & Angell Field in Palo Alto, Calif.
May 04, 2009 LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK—May 4, 2009— Universal Sports and NBC Sports today announced a long-term partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world's governing body for track & field, and their commercial partner's, Dentsu Inc.
Tune in May 8 to Universal Sports and www.UniversalSports.com - Universal Sports will present live coverage of the IAAF Qatar Athletics Super Grand Prix on May 8 at 11:00 a.m. ET.
Last year’s meet standouts, Allyson Felix, David Oliver and Blanka Vlasic, return to Doha as the 2009 IAAF Track & Field season kicks off on Universal Sports.
Kara Goucher is throwing her hat in the ring for the World Championships marathon in Berlin on August 23.
"We just decided it was what I needed for my professional career," Goucher told T&FN in a telephone interview, "so I submitted my name to USATF and I have been selected so I'm doing it. I'm going to run the marathon in Berlin."
ALBANY, N.Y. - (May 5, 2009) - With the Freihofer's Run for Women now just three weeks away, event organizers have announced the addition of six top European runners to the 31st edition of race set for Saturday, May 30 in Albany.
BETHESDA, Md. - (May 4, 2009) - The American Running Association and its partner Youth Runner Magazine have selected 16 sites that will be showcased as participating Schools and organizations for National Run a Mile Day™ on Saturday, May 9.
Marilson Gomes dos Santos, Abdi Abdirahman and Anthony Famiglietti entered in fifth edition- NEW YORK - (May 5, 2009) - Defending Healthy Kidney 10K champion Patrick Makau will be challenged by a world class international field in Central Park on Saturday, May 16, it was announced by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.
CINCINNATI - (May 3, 2009) - An event record field of more than 16,000 saw Flying Pig newcomers Sergio Reyes and Autumn Ray take the men's and women's marathon titles on a fast track at the 11th running of the Flying Pig Marathon Powered by P&G on Sunday morning.
Shalane Flanagan, Bernard Lagat among stars set for The Home Depot Center May 16- Carson, CA (May 5, 2009) – The adidas Track Classic, one of the premier track and field meets in the country, will feature international matchups of Olympic medalists and World Champions at the middle and long distances, meet officials announced today.
From South Korea to California to Las Vegas, Suunto Athletes Earn Triathlon Wins - OGDEN, UT – MAY 4, 2009 – A monster weekend on the Triathlon schedule turned into a major success story for Suunto Athletes.
Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Red Nose Children's Run debuts at Edgewater Park Saturday, May 16 - CLEVELAND - (May 3, 2009) - Kids all over Northeast Ohio will don their favorite running shoes and a big red nose to participate in the premiere Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Ringling Bros.
Top runners including 2008 Olympians Shannon Rowbury and Anthony Famiglietti will compete in Minneapolis on May 7 for a chance to break 4:00 mile (men) and 4:28 (women) and win $10,000 time bonus- MINNEAPOLIS - (April 30, 2009) - Some of the nation's fastest professional road and track milers will be in Minneapolis this coming week to race down the Nicollet Mall for the
From IAAF- Düsseldorf, Germany - Beating pre-race favourite Wilfred Kigen it was David Langat who took the honours in the 6th edition of the Metro Group Marathon Düsseldorf on Sunday (3).
The 29-year-old clocked 2:10:46, which is the second fastest ever run in Düsseldorf. While Langat missed the course record by 61 seconds Kigen had to be content with second place in 2:11:30.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) ― Kenya's Linus Maiyo and Jane Murage paced a record crowd of more than 26,000 to win Philadelphia's Broad Street Run in soggy conditions on Sunday. Kenya's Linus Maiyo and Jane Murage paced a record crowd of more than 26,000 to win Philadelphia's Broad Street Run in soggy conditions on Sunday.
Janet Cherobon wins third straight Mini-Marathon- By: Steve Brooks, INDIANAPOLIS (May 2, 2009) – With temperatures barely hovering above 50 degrees and sunshine mixing with overcast skies, the conditions could not have been any better during the 2009 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon in Indianapolis.