(Photo:Bobby Mack at 2012 USA XC Champs ) INDIANAPOLIS - Bobby Mack (Raleigh, N.C.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the senior men’s 8 km in 24:27 at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country race on Jan. 5.
Andrew Carlson to Run Chevron Houston Marathon on Jan. 13; Results from Edinburgh Cross Country Meet
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Jan. 9, 2013 – Team USA Minnesota’s Andrew Carlson will be among the elite field at the 41st running of the Chevron Houston Marathon on Jan. 13. The race will be Carlson’s second marathon, having made his debut in the distance with a time of 2:11:24 to finish sixth at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, which were also held in Houston.
Suver Wins Bronze For Team USA In BUPA Great Edinburgh XC
(Edinburgh, Scotland) - Mattie Suver (adidas/BRC) led Team USA with a third place podium finish at the BUPA Great Edinburgh Cross Country meet in Edinburgh, Scotland on Saturday. Suver fell back as far as twelfth-place mid-race as eventual champion Fionnuala Britton of Team Europe stretched out the field. Running a strong final 1,000-meters, Suver launched an impressive kick to nab the bronze on the challenging European-style cross country course finishing with a time of 21:00 for 6k. The finish was the highest for, and the first podium medal for, Team USA's women in the three team match that also featured Team Great Britain.
(Photo: Fernando Cabada Jr) HOUSTON, Tex. - On January 13, a day shy of a year since the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Marathon, American men and women again return to Houston.
Olympic Pole Vault champion Jenn Suhr and 10,000m Olympic silver medallist Galen Rupp are two of the latest stars announced for the 2013 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on February 2, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting.
High School Stars Set to Excel in Hispanic Games at Armory; Marcus Samuelsson to Receive Leadership Award on Saturday
Friday & Saturday January 4-5, The Armory, 168th St and Fort Washington Ave. WHAT: The 19th Annual Hispanic Games will be held today and Saturday (January 5) at the Armory's New Balance Track & Field Center.The Hispanic Games have become another in a series of high-quality, large-volume high school meets at the Armory.
Davila placed second at the 2011 Boston Marathon and set a new American course record of 2:22:38, is slowly recovering from stress fracture in her right leg - BOSTON - Desiree Davila, a member of the 2013 John Hancock Elite Boston Marathon Team has withdrawn from the upcoming Monday, April 15 race due to a slow-healing femoral stress fracture of the right leg.
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New York - Pole vaulter Jenn Suhr and long jumper Brittney Reese, who both soared to claim Gold Medals in the 2012 London Olympics, have confirmed they will compete in the 106th Millrose Games, February 16 at The Armory.
For the second time in the meet’s history, the 2012 USA Track & Field National Club Cross Country Championships will be held in Lexington, Ken., on Saturday. Competition will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a community 6 km race and include individual and club championships both for open and masters men and women at the Masterson Station Park.
2012 ADP American Distance Summit Changes Venue And Adds Award Winning Researcher Dr. Kevin Ford (High Point, NC) - The fifth edition of the ADP American Distance Summit has changed venues to High Point University in High Point, NC, and has added award winning researcher Dr. Kevin Ford to the already impressive list of presenters.
(USATF) ALBUQUERQUE - More than 2,300 of the best youth athletes in the United States will compete at the USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships on Saturday. The athletes advanced to the national championships after qualifying through their respective state and regional competitions.
Expects Strong Challenge At Armory In Bid To Break 2-Mile Record - New York, December 5, 2012 - Eight-time Wanamaker Mile champion Bernard Lagat announced he will continue his Millrose Games prominence when he tries to reclaim his American indoor record February 16 at The Armory in a 2-mile event against some of the country's finest track & field
INDIANAPOLIS - Daniel Tapia (Prunedale, Calif.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the California International Marathon in Sacramento Sunday in 2:16:29.
Tapia faced extremely wet and windy conditions en route to his first marathon victory against an international field. He became the first American man to win the race since Joe LeMay in 1999.
Williams Wins California International Marathon, While Neal Is Runner-Up In Las Vegas - (Colorado Springs, CO) - Contending with equally challenging weather conditions spurred on by a Pacific low front, Alisha Williams (adidas/BRC) won the California International Marathon in Sacramento, CA, while Arian Chouinard Neal (adidas/BRC) took second place at the Rock & Roll Las Vegas Marathon o
Seven Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USATF Club Cross Country Championships in Lexington, Kentucky, on Dec. 8
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Dec. 4, 2012 – Seven Team USA Minnesota distance runners – including a five-member women’s team - will travel to Lexington, Kentucky, to compete in the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships on Dec. 8. The open women’s 6 km race will be at 12:45 p.m. and the open men’s 10 km race is at 1:30 p.m. (both times Eastern).
INDIANAPOLIS - Galen Rupp (Eugene, Ore.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after leading Team USA to a third place finish at the Chiba International Ekiden in Chiba, Japan, on Nov. 23.
Drake Relays increases purses, adds Olympians, and expands road races with new sponsorship from Hy-Vee, Inc. - DES MOINES, Iowa – Drake University announced today that Hy-Vee, Inc., will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Drake Relays in a partnership that promises to enhance and elevate the already sterling reputation of the Drake Relays.
Barcelona, Spain - The IAAF Council presided over by President Lamine Diack began the first of a two-day session in the Arts Hotel, Barcelona, ahead of the weekend of IAAF Centenary celebrations in the Catalonian capital.
(USATF) INDIANAPOLIS – Legendary coach Harry Marra has been named USA Track & Field’s 2012 Nike Coach of the Year, USATF announced Wednesday. Marra will be honored during the Jesse Owens Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday, December 1, as part of the USATF Annual Meeting in Daytona Beach, Fla.