March 3, 2008 / From press release. NAPA, CA (March 2, 2008) Aided by ideal, clear and mild running conditions, Juan Ramirez, 39, of Santa Ana, CA, and Maureen Ackerly, 38, of Richmond, VA, registered victories at the 30th Annual Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon.
February 15, 2008 / From press release. Big Sur Marathon Race Director Wally Kastner was inducted into the Hall of Champions at the annual Running USA Conference concluding this week in La Jolla, California. Kastner was honored and acknowledged for his contribution and dedication to the sport of running.
February 14, 2008 / From Running USA wire. VALON, CA - (February 9, 2008) - Ben Brown of La Mirada (CA) successfully defended his title on Saturday morning at the Buffalo Run on Catalina Island. Brown, 26, finished the half-marathon distance of 13.1 miles in 1:24:19 seconds - 17 minutes in front of the pack.
February 4, 2008 / From Running USA wire. SANTA BARBARA, CA - (January 31, 2008) - Team Running USA, the professional training group based in Mammoth Lakes and San Diego, Calif., has added five new members to its roster which includes established distance running stars: 2004 Olympic Marathon medalists Meb Keflezighi (silver) and Deena Kastor (bronze), two-time Olympian Jen Rhines and 2008 U.S.