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.
Usa Track & Field Star Monique Henderson Raises Funds For Nonprofit Organization ‘Sports For Exceptional Athletes’
World-Renown Sprinter Partners with MyCelebritees to Give Back (press release) SAN DIEGO (March 11, 2009)— Monique Henderson, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, today announced that she has committed to help raise funds for Sports for Exceptional Athletes (S4EA), a San Diego-based sports program serving athletes with developmental disabilities ages 5 through adult.
(Press Release) Lundstrom to Speak at Pre-race Training Seminar- If you are training for a race during Grandma's Marathon weekend, then you won’t want to miss the annual Gearing Up for Grandma's pre-race seminar on Saturday, March 21. Join SMDC Health System, the Duluth News Tribune and Grandma's Marathon for this free event from 9 – 11 a.m.
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.