(press release) We are thrilled to announce that the 2010 Eugene Marathon and Half Marathon will culminate in a finish experience running fans cannot miss. Finally runners and walkers will feel the rush of entering historic Hayward Field through the arches of Powell Plaza and finish down the home stretch - where so many record breaking races have been decided.
Olympians Meb Keflezighi and Abdi Abdirahman Headline List of American Standouts in the ING New York City Marathon 2009
Olympian Jorge Torres to make marathon debut, Jason Lehmkuhle, Bolota Asmerom, Peter Gilmore, and Magdalena Lewy Boulet also entered as part of strong U.S.
Sportlifestyle brand, PUMA®, has issued the challenge: What would you change if you could put your life, your homework, your job, your travel into Fast Forward!
from iaaf - Monte-Carlo – Heading the Entry List for the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships which take place in Birmingham, UK on 11 October 2009, is three-time reigning champion Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 29, 2009 - Seven Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete in events during the Twin Cities Marathon weekend including at the TC 5k on Oct. 3, the Medtronic TC 10 Mile and the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 4.
Agnes Kiprop and Firehiwot Dado added to best ever women’s field - The women’s field of the Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon on 25th October has considerably grown in strength with more elite runners added. Most prominent names among the new entries are Kenya’s Agnes Kiprop and Ethiopia’s Firehiwot Dado, who both won big spring marathons this year.
NYRR - NEW YORK - (September 26, 2009) - Britain's Andy Baddeley and Shannon Rowbury of the United States won the men's and women's titles at the 29th Continental Airlines Fifth Avenue Mile (photo left, NYRR) on a beautiful fall Saturday afternoon.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - With three USA Marathon Championships on the line Sunday, October 4, the fields at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon in Minnesota will be packed with the nation's top competitors. The national championship events are part of the 28th Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon that starts in downtown Minneapolis and finishes in front of the State Capitol in St. Paul.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 26, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor won the women's race at the 32nd Great Cow Harbor 10k today, and Jason Lehmkuhle was second in the men's field. McGregor's time was 33:12 and Lehmkuhle crossed the finish line in 29:18 (first place time for men was 29:15).
By Britt Braudo, Cleveland.Com - In his first marathon since arriving in the United States less than two weeks ago, Kenya native Richard Chelimo stunned everyone as one of the multiple first-time competitors to win his division.
Runners will be challenged over 13 miles of rugged terrain on this volcanic Caribbean island - Brades, Montserrat – September 28, 2009 – The Montserrat Tourist Board (MTB), in collaboration with the Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) and the Fittest Man Running Club, will host the first-ever Montserrat Volcano Half Marathon on December 5, 2009.
Bibs held for St. Jude Heroes
Runners interested in participating in the St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon still have one avenue for doing so in the otherwise sold out race. Less than 100 spots are available for those who register as a St. Jude Hero to help raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.
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Halls to donate prize money from fall races to the foundation, a portion of which will fund an NYRR Young Runners program in each of the five boroughs
San Diego, CA – September 23, 2009 – The Competitor Group, the premier endurance sports media and event platform, today announced an exclusive and multi-year agreement with Brooks Sports, to become the official footwear and apparel partner of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series.
Jason Lehmkuhle, Katie McGregor to Run Cow Harbor 10k on Sept. 26; Race Results from Sept 19-20 Weekend
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 22, 2009 - Two Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Jason Lehmkuhle and Katie McGregor - will be among the competitors at the 32nd Great Cow Harbor 10k in Northport, New York, on Sept. 26. The race has over 5,000 participants and is marked by its view of the Long Island Sound and downhill finish. The 10k starts at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern).
from IAAF - Berlin, Germany - Haile Gebrselassie took the real,- Berlin Marathon in 2:06:08, missing his own world record of 2:03:59 after slowing considerably during the final seven kilometres today.
from USATF -- PROVIDENCE - Matt Tegenkamp (Portland, Ore.) and Amy Yoder Begley (Portland, Ore.) won the respective men's and women's titles Sunday at the USA 5 km Championships in Providence, R.I. Tegenkamp, the U.S. champion at 5,000 meters on the track won his first U.S.
PHILADELPHIA - (September 20, 2009) - The 32nd ING Philadelphia Distance Run, held Sunday morning on a clear sunny day, was highlighted by 26-year-old Ryan Hall's 1:01:52 victory and Kenya's Catherine Ndereba's remarkable seventh race crown in the women's race.