( from USATF ) BOSTON - A pair of records and a pair of two-time winners made history Sunday afternoon at the 2009 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center. Lolo Jones became the first back-to-back Visa Champion, Terrence Trammell became the first two-time men's champion, and Jenn Stuczynski broke an American record for the second time this season.
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One of the Lowest Marathon Entry Fees Gets Even Lower When Registration Begins on April 1
QUANTICO, VA- Runners from across the country and around the world are invited to experience the energy and excitement of the Marine Corps Marathon when registration opens on April 1 at noon eastern at www.marinemarathon.com.
( From USATF ) BOSTON - The winners' podium at the 2009 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday alternated multi-time champions with first-time winners at the Reggie Lewis Center. The final stop of USA Track & Field's Visa Championship Series, the meet will be broadcast Sunday from 5-7 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
Online registration also available for the country's largest road race
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ATLANTA - (February 26, 2009) - The Atlanta Track Club, organizer of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race, is adding electronic timing for all participants for the 40th edition of the 10K event.
(Press Release )SALT LAKE CITY, UT (Feb. 27, 2009) – The economy may be slow, but runners are setting new registration records for the Salt Lake City Marathon, which takes place on Saturday, April 18, 2009.
“Involvement in this year’s race is up over 20 percent from last year,” says Salt Lake City Marathon Race Director Scott Kerr. “Last year nearly 11,000 people participated in the various events, creating our busiest year. For 2009, we expect to exceed that number.”
( by Mike Byrnes ) We are pleased to announce that JORDAY HASAY, Prep Athlete of the Year for 2008, has committed to run the two mile at the NIKE INDOOR NATIONALS in Boston. Her entry sets up the first realistic shot at Melody Fairchild's 1991 mark of 9:55.92 also set at this meet in Syracuse.
(From IAAF) Prague, Czech Republic – Meseret Defar capped her short but sterling indoor campaign with a 9:06.26** World best to highlight a thoroughly entertaining inaugural edition of the aptly named Meeting of World Record Holders meet in the Czech capital tonight (26).
(RunBlogRun) Bernard Lagat is the latest American star to bow out of the US Indoors, which happens this weekend in Boston. Bernard had hurt his ankle running the 1,500 meters in Aviva Birmingham last weekend.
(From IAAF) Beijing Olympic medallists Jenn Stuczynski and Hyleas Fountain along with yearly world leaders Lolo Jones, Terrence Trammell and Lindsay Gallo will be among the competitors in the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center at Roxbury Community College on Saturday (28
Today the USATF Youth Division has launched a new internet home with youthrunner.com.
The Youth Division and Youth Runner Magazine have teamed up together to create a spot for coaches and athletes to submit team stories and get the recognition they deserve. It is also designed to be a central hub to find out about the latest news, photos, videos, results, and event information.
Olympic Marathon Champion Constantina Dita to be Keynote Speaker at Sportswomen of Colorado Awards Banquet
(Press Release)Beijing Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist Constantina Dita of Erie, Colorado, will be the featured speaker March 8th at the Sportswomen of Colorado’s 35th Annual Awards Celebration in Denver, Colorado, on March 8th.
GREENBELT, MARYLAND - "Pressure?
"Sure, I feel it, but I love it, too," says Eleanor Roosevelt High School girls track and field coach Greg Johnson.
It's the pressure of maintaining the incredibly high standards of one of the nation's foremost scholastic track traditions that he embraces.
(Press Release) WASHINGTON, DC - The Army Ten-Miler, the country's second largest 10 mile, has increased its field to a race high 30,000 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the race set for Sunday, Oct. 4. Registration will open on Wednesday, April 1 at ArmyTenMiler.com.
From USATF, BOSTON - Olympic and World Outdoor Championships medalists Terrence Trammell, Adam Nelson and Dwight Phillips will headline a stellar men's field at the 2009 USA Indoor Track & Field Championship, February 28-March 1 at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center at Roxbury Community C
New All Day 25k Competition to Highlight Annual Party by the Sea Carlsbad, CA (February 25, 2009) – The Carlsbad 5000, known as the World’s Fastest 5k and the home of 16 world records, announced the inception of a special All Day 25K competition for the 2009 event.
Second American Finisher at 2008 Boston Marathon Joins Mizuno Race Team (Press Release, Norcross, GA (February 25, 2009) – Mizuno USA, Inc., a leader in high performance running footwear and apparel, has announced today that the company has signed a four-year endorsement deal with runner Jason Schoener. Schoener is the third agreement for Mizuno in the past few months, having signed endorsement deals with runners Megan Hepp and Antonio Vega at the end of 2008.
Press Release Justin Young of Superior, Colorado, will compete in Japan's prestigious Tokyo Marathon on March 22nd in an effort to secure a spot on the U.S. marathon team that will compete at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics this summer in Berlin, Germany.
GREENVILLE, S.C.—ZAP Fitness, one of the nation’s top training centers for runners, will bring its elite athletes to Furman University next winter to train for the Olympics.
Located in the mountains of western North Carolina near Blowing Rock, ZAP works with both elite and recreational runners.