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.
BOSTON, August 25, 2009 – John Hancock’s Boston Marathon Fundraising Program raised $3.7 million for non-profit and community service organizations during the 113th running of the historic race.
Bethesda MD – July 30, 2009 - The American Running Association (ARA) presents its new approach to web interaction for members and prospective members with our new website: www.americanrunning.org. Solving problems and answering questions from runners is our goal. The website redesign involved more than a makeover.
Fleet Feet Sales Associate Will Visit KARHU Birthplace and Participate in Finnish Marathon - Beverly, MA (July 29, 2009) – Today, two leading specialty brands, KARHU and CRAFT in conjunction with 3point5.com, an interactive retail-training program for sales associates, announce Sarah Bowden, sales associate at Fleet Feet in Huntsville, AL, as their Helsinki Grand Prize Sweepsta
Seattle, Wash. -- The saying “you are what you eat” gained more support at the 2009 American College of Sports Medicine Convention held recently in Seattle.
FitPlanet partners with ChronoTrack Systems to develop a recycling program to minimize the environmental impact of the innovative single-use timing system
Niwot, Colo., April 27, 2009 – Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) today announced the launch of the Prepair™ Collection, a new technical footwear line designed to help athletes recover following athletic or fitness activity. Athletic recovery has long been recognized as an integral part of training and competition by allowing the body time to repair and strengthen itself.
WICHITA, Kan. (July 6, 2009)—Scott Henrikson, Sr. Vice President Americas’ Sales for The Coleman Company, Inc., is taking on one of America’s most grueling outdoor challenges—a 100-mile ultramarathon across Colorado high country—to help bring awareness to Camp Mak-A-Dream, a special camp for children, young adults and families affected by cancer.
As a prelude to its robust coverage of the 2009 world championships in swimming, gymnastics and track and field, Universal Sports presents "Pieces of '08, Beijing Stories" featuring many of the inspiring and memorable stories from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The first show, "One World, One Dream," aired Monday, June 22, 2009.
Hollywood, Florida will again play host to the Road Race Management Race Directors' Meeting and Trade Show, November 5 - 7. The three-day meeting offers formal sessions on critical topics for running event directors and officials, informal networking opportunities, and a chance for event directors to shop for equipment and service needs at the Trade Show.