The Prefontaine Classic will offer an outstanding women’s 100m field. Leading the entrants is triple world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, who won here in 2013, the last time the event was held here. On that occasion her nearest challenger was Blessing Okagbare, and the Nigerian will also return to…Read More
Hopes for world championships qualifying marks were washed away for many when Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic at Occidental College in Los Angeles had to be cut short due to heavy rains, dangerous lightning and chilly temperatures. The men's and women's 5000m had to be scrapped. On the men's…Read More
Lenore Moreno wins her first half marathon ever running her first runDisney race; George Clooney and more than 32,000 runners create busy Mother’s Day Weekend at Disneyland Resort - ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 10, 2015) – Pixie power and persistence pushed Lenore Moreno to smash a race record by almost 9 minutes in…Read More
The management of legendary Haile Gebrselassie confirmed his retirement. Running legend Gebrselassie announced his retirement from competitive running at the Great Manchester Run where he ran his last competitive race. Haile Gebrselassie chose the Great Manchester Run for his last race as he always enjoyed this event which he has…Read More
A surprising new Half Dome record has been set by Dean Potter, a man not known for running. On May 3, 2015, Potter shaved 5:59 off the previous Fastest Known Time (FKT) of 2:23:51 by Kyle Williams. Dean reached the summit in 1:19 and completing the round trip back to…Read More
Nassau, Bahamas. For two thrilling evenings, 15,000 track fans will enjoy the Thomas Robinson Stadium to watch 40 plus of the world's best relays teams battle over 4x100m, 4x200m, 4x800m, 4x400m and the DMR! Enjoy coverage from RunBlogRun, covering the event for the Running Network and Fortius Media Group! Local…Read More
EUGENE, Oregon -- With a field brimming with Olympians and an atmosphere where sellouts are a near-guarantee, the 41st Nike Prefontaine Classic is set for impressive performances and previews of the USATF Outdoor Championships and IAAF World Championships.
The fourth outdoor stop of the USATF Championship Series and the first domestic Diamond League meeting of 2015, the Nike Prefontaine Classic pits the best in the world against one another in 16 disciplines for Diamond League scoring, along with 13 additional events.
Kenya's Emily Chebet will be looking to claim her third title on a new-look course at the 37th edition of the Freihofer's Run for Women 5K on 30 May - The longstanding rivalry between Kenyan and Ethiopian distance runners will be renewed when the 37th Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, takes place on 30 May.
These two proud running nations are no strangers to New York’s capital city, and both countries have won three titles apiece over the past six years.
This year’s line-up is headed by Emily Chebet, who is looking to close in on...
Meb Keflezighi, who turned 40 earlier this month, will be making his masters debut on home-soil at the Suja Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Half Marathon on 31 May - 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi will return to his hometown of San Diego to run the 18th edition of the Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Half Marathon on 31 May.
The race has been selected to host the USATF Masters Half Marathon Championships, and Keflezighi will make his masters debut at the event. He previously won the half-marathon in 2011 and 2012.
Keflezighi turned 40 on 5 May but the...
2014 TCS New York City Marathon champion Mary Keitany, 2015 Boston Marathon champion Caroline Rotich, and two-time IAAF World Marathon Championships gold medalist Edna Kiplagat to lead international competitors - New York, May 21, 2015—Marathon champions Mary Keitany, Caroline Rotich, and Edna Kiplagat, all from Kenya, will lead a distinguished field of professional women representing 10 countries at the 2015 Oakley New York Mini 10K on Saturday, June 13, in Central Park, it was announced today by Peter Ciaccia, president of events for New York Road Runners. Annie Bersagel, competing in her third Oakley New York Mini 10K, will lead...