ALBANY, N.Y. - (May 5, 2009) - With the Freihofer's Run for Women now just three weeks away, event organizers have announced the addition of six top European runners to the 31st edition of race set for Saturday, May 30 in Albany.
BETHESDA, Md. - (May 4, 2009) - The American Running Association and its partner Youth Runner Magazine have selected 16 sites that will be showcased as participating Schools and organizations for National Run a Mile Day™ on Saturday, May 9.
Marilson Gomes dos Santos, Abdi Abdirahman and Anthony Famiglietti entered in fifth edition- NEW YORK - (May 5, 2009) - Defending Healthy Kidney 10K champion Patrick Makau will be challenged by a world class international field in Central Park on Saturday, May 16, it was announced by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.
CINCINNATI - (May 3, 2009) - An event record field of more than 16,000 saw Flying Pig newcomers Sergio Reyes and Autumn Ray take the men's and women's marathon titles on a fast track at the 11th running of the Flying Pig Marathon Powered by P&G on Sunday morning.
Shalane Flanagan, Bernard Lagat among stars set for The Home Depot Center May 16- Carson, CA (May 5, 2009) – The adidas Track Classic, one of the premier track and field meets in the country, will feature international matchups of Olympic medalists and World Champions at the middle and long distances, meet officials announced today.
From South Korea to California to Las Vegas, Suunto Athletes Earn Triathlon Wins - OGDEN, UT – MAY 4, 2009 – A monster weekend on the Triathlon schedule turned into a major success story for Suunto Athletes.
Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Red Nose Children's Run debuts at Edgewater Park Saturday, May 16 - CLEVELAND - (May 3, 2009) - Kids all over Northeast Ohio will don their favorite running shoes and a big red nose to participate in the premiere Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Ringling Bros.
Top runners including 2008 Olympians Shannon Rowbury and Anthony Famiglietti will compete in Minneapolis on May 7 for a chance to break 4:00 mile (men) and 4:28 (women) and win $10,000 time bonus- MINNEAPOLIS - (April 30, 2009) - Some of the nation's fastest professional road and track milers will be in Minneapolis this coming week to race down the Nicollet Mall for the
From IAAF- Düsseldorf, Germany - Beating pre-race favourite Wilfred Kigen it was David Langat who took the honours in the 6th edition of the Metro Group Marathon Düsseldorf on Sunday (3).
The 29-year-old clocked 2:10:46, which is the second fastest ever run in Düsseldorf. While Langat missed the course record by 61 seconds Kigen had to be content with second place in 2:11:30.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) ― Kenya's Linus Maiyo and Jane Murage paced a record crowd of more than 26,000 to win Philadelphia's Broad Street Run in soggy conditions on Sunday. Kenya's Linus Maiyo and Jane Murage paced a record crowd of more than 26,000 to win Philadelphia's Broad Street Run in soggy conditions on Sunday.
Janet Cherobon wins third straight Mini-Marathon- By: Steve Brooks, INDIANAPOLIS (May 2, 2009) – With temperatures barely hovering above 50 degrees and sunshine mixing with overcast skies, the conditions could not have been any better during the 2009 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon in Indianapolis.
May 3, 2009—Lineth Chepkurui made it two in a row in the women’s race, while third time was a charm for John Yuda in the men’s competition, as the two stars outraced outstanding fields to win the 33rd edition of the Lilac Bloomsday Run.
HONOLULU - (April 29, 2009) - Runners looking for an off-road adventure for 2009 can stop looking as XTERRA returns with more hills, roots, rocks and mud than ever before. Only in its fifth year, the XTERRA Trail Run Series can be found in fifteen states and eight countries.
Nike extends race sponsorship; Earth Day beach clean-up draws crowd; debut Youth 5K- SANTA MONICA, Calif. - (April 28, 2009) - The fourth Santa Monica Classic, now managed by the Los Angeles Marathon Group, will combine running and environmental awareness, with 5K and 10K races on Sunday, May 3rd that start at the beach and finish at the Santa Monica Pier.
Running USA wire 34, April 29, 2009- CARMEL, Calif. - (April 26, 2009) - A first time participant and a former race champion dominated the field Sunday at the 24th presentation of the Big Sur International Marathon. The challenging, hilly course was made even more difficult by 20-30 mph headwinds confronting runners throughout the morning.
ALBANY, N.Y. - (April 29, 2009) - With a strong showing by American athletes at the Boston Marathon last week, it appears U.S. runners are poised to reassert themselves in a sport they haven't dominated since the 70s and 80s.
The Virgin London Marathon 2010 entry ballot has been completed after two days and 16 hours - beating the previous record by over 15 days. In total, over 120,000 runners have been accepted.
Olympian Deena Kastor is set to conquer the streets of San Francisco and battle a strong elite field in the 98th Annual ING Bay to Breakers 12K on May 17.
April 30, 2009, BOSTON – Runners and walkers looking to combine ecotourism with an economy-friendly travel adventure can turn to the September 12th Costa Rica Marathon and Half Marathon
Press Release, April 30, 2009 -OKLAHOMA CITY - Olympic gold medalist and running icon Joan Benoit Samuelson battled high winds, led wire to wire and was never challenged as she cruised to victory in 1:21:57 in the Oklahoma City Memorial Half Marathon Sunday.