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.
Katie McGregor to Compete at USA 5k Championships on Sept. 20; Jason Lehmkuhle Wins City of Lakes 25k on Sept. 13
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 16, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor will be among the competitors at the USA 5k Championships in Providence, R.I., on Sept. 20. The championship races for U.S. men and women are hosted by the CVS Caremark Downtown 5k, which is Rhode Island's largest running event. The 5k is at 11:15 a.m. (Eastern).
For our annual Cross Country Shoe Review, we’ve examined and tested eight new or updated models. Despite their lowprofile design, cross country shoes provide protective cushioning and traction on varying terrain. The subtle differences in fit from one brand or model to the next allow most runners to find a racing shoe best suited for their particular foot type.
CORVALLIS, Ore. - (September 8, 2009) - Strands.com will host the inaugural edition of the Strands 5K in Corvallis on Saturday, October 24. The race will feature a community 5K, a children's race, post-race party and a prize purse totaling $13,000.
(Duluth, Minn.) Kenya’s Haron Lagat won today’s 3rd annual Grandma’s Minnesota Mile Duluth. Lagat, 26, broke the four-minute mark – finishing in a course record 3:59.69. Lagat, who resides in Sante Fe, N.M., claimed the first place prize of $2,000. Kenyan Moses Waweru (4:01) and Kyle Perry of Provo, Utah (4:06) placed second and third in the men’s elite field.
REGISTRATION FOR THE 114th BOSTON MARATHON® ON APRIL 19, 2010 BEGINS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 at 9:00 a.m. EDT
BOSTON – Online entry for the 114th Boston Marathon® on Monday, April 19, 2010 (Patriots' Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) begins at 9:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, September 9.
Those interested in participating are encouraged to register early. The 2009 Boston Marathon reached its field size limit in late January.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 8, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Jason Lehmkuhle placed third at the USA 20k Championships in New Haven, Conn., in a personal best time of 59:04.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - (September 6, 2009) - Jaeyung Hyung, 38, of Las Cruces, N.M., celebrated his first-place finish at the fourth Disneyland Half Marathon on Sunday, crossing the finish line with a time of 1 hour, 10 minutes, 44 seconds to lead the estimated field of nearly 12,000 participants.
from Running USA - By: Dan Cruz - VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.
from Running USA - By: Nancy Hobbs - MADESIMO, Italy - (September 6, 2009) - The 25th running of the World Mountain Running Championships were held under clear and crisp blue skies with temperatures in the upper 50s for the start of the competition on Sunday.
from USATF -NEW HAVEN - Bret Gotcher (Flagstaff, Ariz.), was top man in a three-way battle for the men's title Monday at the USA 20 km Championships in New Haven, Conn., as Colleen De Reuck (Boulder, Colo.), took control before halfway to win the women's crown. Gotcher was timed in 58:57, while De Reuck ran1:07:21.
From Press Release
David Scott, who worked in the University of Miami athletic department for 28 years, has been named General Manager and Race Director for US Road Sports & Entertainment of Florida, the organizing body of the ING Miami Marathon® and a series of other endurance races in South Florida.
Scott replaces Ted Metellus, who was Race Director for the 2009 event.
Professional field announced for ninth Labor Day weekend road race; The Black Crowes post-race concert
Running USA wire
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - (September 2, 2009) - The professional athlete field is set for the ninth Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach on Sunday, September 6. For the first time, the event will include an international team challenge format with the U.S. squad going up against teams from Kenya, Ethiopia, Europe and Japan, each competing for over $30,000 in team prize money.
Melbourne, Fla. – Adding to the allure of the State Farm Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon weekend set for next February, the USA Track & Field Association’s Florida chapter has announced that its 2010 state championship 8-k, ½ Marathon and Marathon championship races will be held in Melbourne in conjunction with the weekend-long runfest.