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  • 11TH ANNUAL U.S. BANK OC MARATHON FEATURES STRONG ELITE FIELD

    NEWPORT BEACH, California – The U.S. Bank OC Marathon’s field of “elite” runners is poised to be best-ever as several high-profile, Olympic hopefuls have entered the 11th annual race. The 2015 elite prize purse is as strong as its elite field including over $20,000 in the half marathon and full marathon alone, Read More
  • Kipchoge, Tuga Take London Marathon Titles

    LONDON (26-Apr) -- On an emotional day for Paula Radcliffe who ran the final marathon of her illustrious career here, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya and Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia won the elite races at the 35th Virgin Money London Marathon.  Kipchoge, a highly decorated former world champion, and Tufa, who had Read More
  • Adam Roach Repeats as 2015 Big Sur Marathon Champion

    Two thousand volunteers assisted to make this logistically-challenging race a positive experience for the 9,000 runners in six different events occurring simultaneously along the course - MONTEREY, Ca. (April 26, 2015) - Runners in the Big Sur International Marathon typically have two natural elements to battle – the 16 hills along the rural, Read More
  • ESPN Announces Historic Live Television Coverage Schedule for NCAA DI Outdoor Championships

    Fans of collegiate track & field have long clamored for national, primetime television exposure – particularly for the sport’s crown jewel event, the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Read More
  • Superb Fields Set for Sunday’s London Marathon

    The men’s race at the London Marathon will feature the three fastest athletes of all time over the distance: the Kenyan trio of Dennis Kimetto, Emmanuel Mutai and Wilson Kipsang. Kipsang, the former world record holder, has had the most success in London out of this year’s field, having won Read More
  • Solomon Set for Mt. SAC Tomorrow

    WALNUT (USA): US top 800 m runner Duane Solomon is planning to attack a fast time in the 600m at 57th MtSAC Relays on Saturday. The World all-time best is held by his coach Johnny Gray (1:12.81 in 1986). In the 800 m entered are Erik Sowinski and Colombian record Read More
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Eliud Kipchoge defeated reigning two-time champion Wilson Kipsang and world record-holder Dennis Kimetto to claim victory in the 35th edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon  - Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge defeated arguably the strongest ever field assembled for the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (26). The race was pitted as a head-to-head between reigning two-time champion Wilson Kipsang and world record-holder Dennis Kimetto but they had to settle for second and third respectively behind the wily Kipchoge, who improved his marathon record to four wins from five starts. His sole loss came at the hands...
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(photo: Norbert Wilhelmi / METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf) Annie Bersagel fell early in the race but recovered to defend her title in the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. The American showed great determination to go on and clock a personal best of 2:28:29. In good weather conditions Marius Ionescu of Romania won the men’s race with 2:13:19. Adding other running events staged parallel to the marathon a total of 18,000 runners entered the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. For financial reasons there was only a very limited elite field in Sunday’s race. However organisers are hopefully that the situation will be much improved...
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Defending champion Annie Bersagel will be the main contender in Sunday’s METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. The American hopes to further improve her personal best she ran last year in this race with 2:28:59. While elite fields for this edition had to be cut drastically for financial reasons there are hopes for a national winner in the men’s race. With the Rio Olympic Games already in mind André Pollmächer intends to go for a sub 2:12 time. Adding other events at shorter distances a total of 18,000 runners have entered the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. There are hopes that next year the...
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Fans of collegiate track & field have long clamored for national, primetime television exposure – particularly for the sport’s crown jewel event, the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The wait is over: On June 10-13 from Eugene, Oregon, the Championships – featuring star-studded teams and world-class athletes – will take center stage on ESPN, the Worldwide Leader in Sports. The Championships’ first-ever ESPN and ESPN2 primetime broadcasts on Friday and Saturday were announced as part of network’s 12-hour live television programming schedule for all four days of the meet.
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