It is late Tuesday night, the week of the Boston marathon. For myself, as the president of the Running Network, this is one of the busiest weeks of the business year. And for someone in media, where the first thing most companies cut during bad economic times is advertising, this winter and spring has been, shall we say, anxious.
Tue Apr 14, 2009 By Universal Sports In 1977, Dick and Rick Hoyt completed their first race together, a five-miler to raise money for a lacrosse player who had been paralyzed in an accident. Dick pushed his son Rick in a wheelchair.
Four Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Mt. SAC Relays April 17; Carrie Tollefson to Run B.A.A. Invitational Mile in Boston April 19 - Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 14, 2009 - Four Team USA Minnesota runners will be among the competitors at the annual Mt.
Mon Apr 13, 2009 By Jim Hage / Special to Universal Sports
Elva Dryer, one of America’s most successful U.S. track runners over the past decade, may be running out of options – literally.
Dryer, who competed at 5,000 meters in the 2000 Olympics and then at 10,000 in the 2004 Olympics, where she finished 19th, was one of the favorites at the 2008 Olympic trials marathon in Boston last April.
From USATF- INDIANAPOLIS - Tickets are now on sale for the 2009 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships and USA Junior Championships, June 25-28, at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene.
Fri Apr 10, 2009 By Jim Hage / Special to Universal Sports - Fond of the first one - You never forget your first Boston. Mine came in 1981, when I was a first-year law student at Boston University, also known as Mile 25. The more I trained, the less time I spent in B.U.’s underground library, and by Patriots’ Day I was in pretty good shape.
35th edition also hosts USA 7 Mile Championships -From Running USA wire - BETTENDORF, Iowa - (April 8, 2009) - Officials with the Quad-City Times Bix 7 have announced plans and partners for the 2009 race at a press conference held at the Isle of Capri Hotel.
New changes and early entry alert for Texas' premier running event - From Running USA wire - SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The 2009 Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon & ½ Marathon, set for Sunday, November 15, is announcing some exciting changes for the second showing of the event that will take place in south Texas this fall.
The world’s coolest marathon, the North Pole Marathon, lived up to its billing when competitors endured temperatures of -37C at the North Pole.
Thirty-eight participants from 14 countries and 6 continents started the 26.2-mile race on Wednesday April 7th at 15:30 GMT.
The Crescent City Classic has significantly increased the number of elite women's runners in this year's field
The Crescent City Classic, which is sponsored by The Times-Picayune, has a reputation for being one of the fastest 10K courses in the country. The race constantly brings top runners to New Orleans.
Fri Apr 10, 2009 By Dave Ungrady / Universal Sports A suggestion for those who hope to see running legend Bill Rodgers take part in the Boston Marathon on April 20 for the first time in 10 years: pray for cool weather.
9 top professional milers, local scholastic stars will race the day before 113th Boston Marathon- Boston, Mass. -- Six Olympians, a trio of national-record holders and a three-time U.S. champion are among the professional athletes set to compete in the debut of the B.A.A. Invitational Mile on April 19, the Boston Athletic Association announced today.
BOSTON (WBZ) ―Ryan Hall's got very strong chances. He is a real contender," said four-time Boston Marathon champion Bill Rodgers about current top marathon man, Ryan Hall.
The laid back California kid will run his first Boston two weeks from Monday.
4-8-09, From USATF, INDIANAPOLIS- Cyrus Hostetler has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after setting a Pac-10 record in the men's javelin Saturday at the Pepsi Invitational at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
To Join in Promoting Running Among Children for a Healthy Lifestyle From East to West, Saucony Continues to Run Childhood Obesity Off the Map ( Press release) LEXINGTON, MA — March 25, 2009 — The Saucony Run for Good Foundation, established to help combat childhood obesity by providing financial support to community-based youth running programs, has announced its la
PREVIEW - MEN’s Races - WXC AMMAN 2009
( From IAAF) - Amman, Jordan - There will be a refreshing change in theme to the senior men’s race at the 37th IAAF World Cross Country Championships on the Bisharat Golf Course in Amman, Jordan, on Saturday (28 March).
New Four Person Competition to Highlight the Original 26.2-Mile Block Party San Diego, CA – (March 19, 2009) – Known for its exciting combination of music and fitness, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is announcing a new relay event on May 31, 2009.
(Press release) CHICAGO, IL (March 23, 2009) - After injury forced her to drop from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Marathon field mid-race, decorated U.S. runner Deena Kastor will make her return to road racing on Sunday, March 29 at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K.