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.
( from USATF) INDIANAPOLIS - Galen Rupp has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning two individual titles and anchoring the men's distance medley relay to victory at the 2009 NCAA DI Indoor Track and Field Championships at Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium in College Station,
Registration for popular road race closed 1 hour and 45 minutes after online registration opened at noon Sunday - CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (March 17, 2009) – Registration for the 12th edition of the TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K closed in yet another record time – just 1 hour and 45 minutes after it began on Sunday afternoon.
Five sub 2:07; Eleven below 2:10; and Rotterdam organisers also expect a lot from the debut of Makua
[(from IAAF )- Rotterdam, The Netherlands - The organisers of the 29th edition of the Fortis Marathon Rotterdam at a press conference this morning have announced an impressive starting field for their event on Sunday 5 April 2009.
Massachusetts Olympic Medalist, Flanagan, and scholastic athletes to compete day prior to 113th Boston Marathon in new B.A.A. event - ( Press Release) Boston, Mass. -- Olympic bronze-medalist and Boston-area native Shalane Flanagan will headline the field for a new B.A.A. Invitational Mile on April 19, the Boston Athletic Association announced today.
YOUTH RUNNER MAGAZINE to partner on May 9th MILE RUN Event -Bethesda, MD— (March 13) Four laps on a track are all it takes to run a mile. On May 9th, the American Running Association (ARA) aims to show kids and adults that running the mile can be fun and rewarding with the 2nd Annual “NATIONAL
Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 15, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor and Emily Brown placed second and third respectively in the women's field in the USA 15k Championships (9.3 miles) held in Jacksonville, Fla., on March 14, in conjunction with the 32nd annual Gate River Run.
Rupp leads inside job The senior becomes the first athlete to win the 3,000 and 5,000, leading the UO men to the NCAA indoor tra
The Oregon senior won the 3,000 meters with a solo effort on Saturday to cap a historic performance by the UO men’s team as they claimed their first national title at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The second-ranked Tennessee Lady Volunteers traveled deep into the heart of Texas and demonstrated they have enough heart of their own to win a national championship on the home turf of the nation's No.
"Fam" also takes Equalizer Bonus at 32nd Gate River Run
From Jim Estes, USATF
Courtesy Running USA Wire
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - (March 14, 2009) - Olympians Anthony Famiglietti (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Amy Yoder Begley (Portland, Ore.) each won close races for the respective men's and women's national titles Saturday at the USA 15K Championships in Jacksonville, Fla.
( From USATF) JACKSONVILLE - Olympians Anthony Famiglietti (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Amy Yoder Begley each won close races for the respective men's and women's titles Saturday at the USA 15 km Championships in Jacksonville, Fla.
( From RunBlogRun )Well, the first day at Reggie Lewis showed that the Nike Indoor move to Boston was the right move!
The National Scholastic Sports Foundation is pleased to announce that in conjunction with IAMSPORT we will be video recording and webcasting the March 13-15 Nike Indoor Nationals in Boston on a Video on Demand basis.
Four Past Champions, Course Record Holder, Olympians Lead Field of 29 Athletes for 113th Running-BOSTON, MA, March 12, 2009—In its 24th year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced its elite team of 29 marathon runners set for the 113th running of the race on Monday, April 20.
Chicago Hilton Official Headquarter Hotel, All Runners to Receive Technical T-shirt By Dan Cruz,Competitor Group,March 9, 2009 Chicago, Ill - The first running of the Rock ‘n' Roll Chicago is set for Sunday, August 2, 2009.
Seattle, WA - March 11, 2009 - The Inaugural Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Marathon and Â½ Marathon will take place on June 27, 2009 and March is the best time to start training. As a part of creating the best runner experience possible at the event, Rock 'n' Roll Seattle is pleased to offer an exciting new training service.
(from USATF) INDIANAPOLIS - USA Track & Field's signature series of events, the Indoor Visa Championship Series, in 2009 saw a huge increase in ratings for its ESPN shows as well as a significant bump in ratings for the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships.
Carlson to defend men's national crown; $58,000 national championship purse
Courtesy Running USA Wire
INDIANAPOLIS - (March 11, 2009) - Defending men's champion Andrew Carlson (Flagstaff, Ariz.) takes on a field that includes eight Olympians at the USA 15K Championship this Saturday, March 14 in Jacksonville, Fla.
(from USATF) INDIANAPOLIS - Defending men's Champion Andrew Carlson (Flagstaff, Ariz.) takes on a field that includes eight Olympians at the USA 15 km Championships this Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. This marks the 16th year that the championships have been hosted by the Gate River Run.