from USATF - DAVENPORT, Iowa - (July 25, 2009) - 2004 Olympic Marathon silver medalist Meb Keflezighi (San Diego, Calif.) took his third U.S. title of 2009, running 32 minutes, 25 seconds at the USA 7 Mile Championships on Saturday in Davenport.
Registration for the 2009 Dean Karnazes Silicon Valley Virtual Race opens on July 22, 2009 - SAN JOSE, Calif. - (July 22, 2009) - Organizers of the 2009 Dean Karnazes Silicon Valley Marathon® (DKSVM) have announced that the upcoming October event is set to include the first-ever Virtual Race Expo™.
FALMOUTH, Mass. -- Defending champions Tadese Tola of Ethiopia and Edith Masai of Kenya will join a strong field of world-class athletes in the 37th CIGNA Falmouth Road Race on Aug. 9.
Eight years before Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially compete in the Boston Marathon, Arlene Grundmann Pieper raced into the
history books on a whim.
The Pikes Peak Marathon has been open to women since its inception. In 1959, Arlene Pieper joined 15 men in the "race to the clouds". The Ascent
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - (July 26, 2009) Andrew Cook, 28, of Flower Mound, Tex. and Japan¹s Yoko Shibui, 30, scored dominant victories at The San Francisco Marathon(TM) today. Cook topped the men¹s field in a finishing time of 2 hours, 26 minutes, and 32 seconds for his third win in this race. He also won in 2006 and 2007.
Katie McGregor in London Grand Prix 5000m; Six Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA 7 Mile Championships
Minneapolis/St. Paul - July 22, 2009 - Nine Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete this weekend including at the Aviva London Grand Prix track meet; at the USA 7 Mile Championships in Davenport, Iowa, held in conjunction with the Quad City Times Bix 7; and at the Boston Scientific Heart of Summer 10k in Minneapolis.
Lehmkuhles Win Midnight Madness 10k July 11; Three Team USA Minnesota Runners Post Top Times at USA Men's 10k Championship July
Minneapolis/St. Paul - July 14, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Jason Lehmkuhle and Kristen Nicolini Lehmkuhle won their respective divisions at the 38th annual Midnight Madness 10k in Ames, Iowa, on July 11. At the Saturday evening race, Jason's winning time was 29:35 and Kristen crossed the finish line in first place with a time of 34:31.
6th edition sold-out in January; past race champions expected - SONOMA, Calif. - (July 14, 2009) - Now in its 6th year, the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon, set to take place on Sunday, July 19, will bring thousands of runners with friends and family from all over the world to Napa and Sonoma counties.
Part I - Running Industry Expected to Place Well in U.S. Recession Marathon
The results are in. Considering that just about every running related stat is up, Americans have provided evidence with their feet and credit cards that running – as an industry, a fitness activity and a competitive sport – is indeed recession resistant.
USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Doug Logan, CEO, USA Track & Field announced today at a press conference in Albuquerque, N.M., that the 2010, 2011 and 2012 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships, the final event of the Indoor Visa Championship Series, will be held in Albuquerque, N.M.
hree Greats of Women’s Running, Catherine Ndereba, Deena Kastor, and Lornah Kiplagat, to Headline Field at NYC Half-Marathon
Trio to meet for only fourth time in their careers on Sunday, August 16 - New York, July 14, 2009—Three of the history’s most dominant women’s long-distance runners, defending champion and two-time Olympic medalist Catherine Ndereba of Kenya, 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Deena Kastor of Mammoth Lakes, CA, and half-marathon world record-holder Lornah Kiplagat of the
Record Participation in 2009 Memorial Marathon Leads To Record Donation to Oklahoma City National Memorial
OKLAHOMA CITY – A check for $450,000, the largest amount given to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon’s nine-year history, was presented to the Memorial and Museum today.
Combined fields for Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon increased to 22,000 - HOUSTON, TX (Jul. 13, 2009) - Online registration for the 2010 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon begins at 12:01 a.m. (CDT), Friday, July 17, with both races expected to sell out in record time.
from USATF - BRESSANONE, Italy - Ryan Crouser claimed his second medal of the competition by launching the shot put to a championship record Saturday night at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy.
Retired Elite Distance Runner brings over three decades of race and marketing experience - Washington, D.C. –The Greater Washington Sports Alliance announced today the hiring of Bill Reifsnyder as race director of the SunTrust National Marathon. Reifsnyder, 47, brings 32 years of experience to the race, most useful being his time in global brand marketing.
Defending champion Robert Cheruiyot up against Wilfred Kigen, Günther Weidlinger will chase 23 year-old Austrian record
This year’s Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon will be highlighted by a duel between those two Kenyans who have shared winning the race during the last four occasions: Wilfred Kigen was the winner from 2005 to 2007 while Robert Cheruiyot took Germany’s oldest city marathon in 2008, causing a major upset to the favourites.
By JOSH FLOYD
July 11, 2009
KINGSPORT – With a return to more seasonal weather in the Tri-Cities, perhaps the collective men’s and women’s records breathed an inanimate sigh of relief after the annual Crazy 8s road race -- the world’s fastest 8K tilt – came to a close late Saturday inside J. Fred Johnson Stadium.
BRESSANONE, Italy - Led by Dale Morgan and Ebony Eutsey, Team USA brought home four more medals and Trevor Barron turned in an American Junior record performance Friday night at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy.
INDIANAPOLIS - Many of America's finest athletes and best club teams will compete for national honors July 10-11at the 2009 USA Track & Field National Club Track & Field Championships at Icahn Stadium in New York City.