- NEW YORK CITY - With Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai enjoying an insurmountable lead in the men's 2011-2012 World Marathon Majors Series as the result of victories at the 2011 Boston and ING New York City Marathons, and the 2012 BMW Berlin Marathon, the women's title, and equal share of
Jon Gugala, is on tour with the Karhu Originals Airstream. Here is how his first day went, as they started this week in Texas. Today's column is a bit of a meditation on bats, getting lost on a run, time zones, and of course, the joy of being on the road with your own Karhu Airstream.
Karhu Originals Tour, Day 1: Texas, a Home for Bats
Ladia Albertson-Junkans, McKenzie Melander Join Team USA Minnesota; Antonio Vega Places 2nd at Des Moines Half Marathon on Oct.
At the University of Minnesota, where she received a bachelor’s degree in child development and a masters in public health, she was a member of three track and field teams that went on to win Big Ten titles in 2006, 2008 and 2009. She was also a two-time cross country All-American and helped lead the squad to its first Big Ten championship in 2007.
Maiyo Leads US Army WCAP To Army 10-Miler International Team Record Win; Birdsong & Levassiur Contribute To USATF-CO XC Win Wh
(Colorado Springs, CO) - Augustus Maiyo (US Army/WCAP) matched defending champion Sendeku-Alemyehu stride for stride starting with a 4:32 opening mile at the Army 10-Miler, only to be out-kicked in the final stretch. Maiyo, however, led WCAP to a record team win in the International Team Competition to best the Brazilian and Ethiopian contingents.
In 2007, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) developed the Kids Run the Nation Fund to assists running clubs, events, and schools that are interested in implementing or currently have a youth running program. Since inception, the RRCA has granted a total of $20,000 to deserving youth programs around the U.S.
(IAAF) (PHOTO: Wilson Chebet) - Amsterdam, The Netherlands - The 37th edition of the TCS Amsterdam Marathan, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, takes place this Sunday (21) in Amsterdam and boasts the appearance of newly crowned IAAF World Half Marathon champion Meseret Hailu.
(IAAF) - Birmingham, UK - Zersenay Tadese will return to the city where he scored the fourth of his five IAAF World Half Marathon Championships victories when competing at the Bupa Great Birmingham Run on Sunday (21).
Dathan Ritzenhein had a superb end to 2012: he placed ninth with a two minute, five second PB at the Bank of America Chicago marathon. Dathan ran 2:07.47, running a very calculated race, showing him and his coach, Alberto Salazar, that the marathon is a place for Ritz to put some focus.
INDIANAPOLIS - Dathan Ritzenhein (Portland, Ore.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after he ran 2:07:47 Sunday at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon to become the third fastest American of all time.
Organisers of the BMW Frankfurt Marathon have released the field of the elite runners today. World record holder Patrick Makau (Kenya) is the stand out competitor while in the women’s event defending champion Mamitu Daska (Ethiopia) returns. Germany’s next major international marathon will be started on 28th October.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week three regional rankings for the NCAA Division II 2012 season. Edinboro’s men (Atlantic region) and Stonehill’s men (East region) are new No. 1s in their respective regions.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released week four regional rankings for the 2012 NCAA Division III season on Tuesday. New to the No. 1 ranks this week is the men’s team at Central (Iowa) in the Central region.
X-COUNTRY X-PRESS Vol.28, No.2-September 24, 2012- Cheserek Scales Back, Mary Cain Rolls, New Chapter For Dyestat, Top Returning
Will Cheserek Run This Fall?- St Benedict’s Prep coach Marty Hannon announced in August that Edward Cheserek, the #1 prep distance runner in the U.S., would take a low-key approach to this fall’s x-country season while he concentrates on his studies.
NEW ORLEANS – Week-two regional rankings for NCAA Division I cross country have been released. Still early in the season, many rankers decided to keep several teams in their preseason standing.
The Many Faces Of Hood To Coast, Mother Of All Relays Is Competitive Race, Yet Festive Romp by David Hunter, note by Larry Eder
David Hunter wrote this piece on the Hood to Coast Relay for your reading pleasure! We hope that you enjoy! Hunter's experience as a relay runner on past Hood to Coast's and driver this year gave him a real insider view of the heralded event!
Three Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA 5k Championships in Providence Sept. 16; Heather Kampf Wins Grandma’s Minne
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Sept. 11, 2012 – Three Team USA Minnesota runners – Meghan Peyton, Gabriele Anderson and Jamie Cheever – will be among the competitors at the USA 5k Championships in Providence, Rhode Island, on Sept. 16.
The championships for women and men are hosted by the CVS Caremark Downtown 5k, which starts at 11:15 a.m. (Eastern).