Toyota and NYRR are teaming up for the "Pick the Champions" sweepstakes for the ING New York City Marathon 2009.
15 runners with personal bests of sub 2:09 on start list – best ever depth in any German city marathon
The men’s elite field of this year’s Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon will see the best ever depth in the history of German city marathon running. A remarkable number of 15 athletes with personal bests of sub 2:09 have entered the race, which will start on 25th October.
Katie McGregor Finishes 5th, Meghan Armstrong 12th at USA Women's 10k Championship in Boston Oct. 12; Josh Moen to Run Race for
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 13, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor finished in fifth place, and Meghan Armstrong crossed the line in 12th among the American women competing at the USA Women's 10k Championship in Boston on Columbus Day. The race, hosted by the Tufts Health Plan 10k for Women, had a field of more than 7,000 women.
We are excited again to return to the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.
As many know, the banked track is one of the fastest in the U.S., having hosted the USATF Championships and the NCAA Division II Championships for many years. The track has played in integral part of numerous national high school records, as well as elite level national and world records.
from USATF - BOSTON - Molly Huddle (Providence, R.I.) ran 32:07 to successfully defend her U.S. 10 km title Monday at the USA Women's 10 km Championships in Boston, Mass. The championship was hosted by the Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women and was the final race on the 2009 USA Running Circuit.
Christelle Daunay, Martin Fagan, Tatyana Petrova and Yuri Kano will also compete in 40th running on November 1 - NEW YORK, N.Y.
By: Steve Nearman, Running USA wire - BALTIMORE - (October 10, 2009) - The Kenyan men and the Russian women continued their unmatched success at the Under Armour Baltimore Marathon on Saturday morning under windy and partly drizzly conditions.
Wanjiru Breaks North American and Course Record at the 32nd Running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon
CHICAGO (October 11, 2009) - The 32nd running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon today witnessed 34,792 participants at the start and 33,419 official finishers, a men’s course record, a new female champion, a three-time wheelchair champion and a sprint finish in the women’s wheelchair competition.
from IAAF - 11 October, Birmingham, UK – He once dreamt of riding the Tour de France but ended up a road running tour de force. Zersenay Tades succeeded today where the great Haile Gebrselassie failed and where that other legendary Ethiopian, Kenenisa Bekele, has yet to tread.
from USATF - BIRMINGHAM - 2008 Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein (Portland, Ore.) ran the second fastest U.S. time in history to finish third Sunday at the 18th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, in Birmingham, UK.
IRELAND'S FAGAN and ETHIOPIA's GEBRE WIN 2009 B.A.A. HALF MARATHON, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund
BOSTON, Mass. -- Under sunny skies and a crisp start time temperature of 41 degrees, a record field of runners competed in the 9th Annual B.A.A Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. A crowd of 4025 runners started the 13.1 mile loop course within the City of Boston and Town of Brookline's famed Emerald Necklace park system.
Limited spots are still available for marathon, Memphis Grizzlies House 5K and new St. Jude Memphis Family Race - MEMPHIS, TENN. (October 8, 2009) – The St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon has reached full capacity with 8,000 registered participants. The half marathon is one of four races of the St.
MINNEAPOLIS - (October 7, 2009) - After 28 years, Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. is now Twin Cities In Motion. The organizational name change is a reflection of its strong fiscal and business standing in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.
The 2009 U.S. 24 Hour Run National Championship was hosted by the inaugural North Coast 24 Hour Endurance Run at Edgewater Park in Cleveland, Ohio on October 3-4. Conditions were nearly ideal, with temperatures in the 50s and 60s on the scenic lakefront course. Philip McCarthy, 41, of New York City and Jill Perry, 38, of Manlius, NY took their first national titles.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - (October 7, 2009) - Generic Events has announced the addition of sports brand Saucony to the sponsor list for the Lexus Santa Monica 5000. Joining sponsors Ed Hardy Sport and Lexus, Saucony brings the running world to Southern California with the Elite West Coast Invitational featuring top athletes from around the globe.
GUANGZHOU, China - June 25, 2009 - China Southern Airlines, (NYSE: ZNH, HKSE: 1055, SHA 600029) - www.csair.com/global - the newest member of worldwide SkyTeam alliance and the largest airline in The People’s Republic of China is pleased to ink an all-new sponsorship pact with The 16th Asian Games Organization Committee and become the partner of The 16th Asian Games.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 9, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor and Meghan Armstrong will be among the elite field at the USA Women's 10k Championship on Oct. 12. The championship is being held for the 15th time in conjunction with the Tufts Health Plan 10k for Women in Boston.
Meb Keflezighi Sets 20k American Record En-Route to Winning 2009 Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in San Jose
Perfect Running Weather and Fast Course Provides a Fast Race for 4th Annual Bay Area Event - - San Jose, Calif – October 4, 2009 – California’s fastest half-marathon lived up to its billing Sunday as American Meb Keflezighi set a new U.S. 20k record and bettered his personal best by 25 seconds winning the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in a time of 1:01:00.
Team USA Minnesota Men Place 2nd, 3rd, 4th in USA 10 Mile Championship; Kristen Nicolini Lehmkuhle Debuts in 2:35 to Take 3rd
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 4, 2009 - The three Team USA Minnesota men among the competitors at the USA 10 Mile Championship took second, third and fourth place at the race held today in conjunction with the Medtronic TC 10 Mile. Josh Moen finished second in 46:38 (first place was 46:35), Patrick Smyth was third in 47:09, and Jason Lehmkuhle was fourth in 47:16.
from USATF - MINNEAPOLIS - Abdi Abdirahman (Tucson, Ariz.) won his fourth USA 10 Mile title and Ilsa Paulson (New York, N.Y.) won her first ever U.S. title in winning the USA Women's Marathon Championship Sunday as the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon hosted the championships for the USA Women's Marathon, Masters Marathon and Men's 10 Miles.