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Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 13, 2015 – Three Team USA Minnesota runners – Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf and Jon Peterson – will continue their European track tour with competitions this week in Switzerland and Belgium.  Last week was marked by wins for Kampf at Cork and Kortrijk and for Peterson at the Letterkenny Mile Challenge. Grunewald will compete in the 800 meters in Luzern, Switzerland, on July 14.  Last week she placed ninth in the 1500 meters at the Lausanne Diamond League meet on July 9.  Her time was 4:07.03. On July 15, Kampf will travel to Liege, Belgium, where she will...
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Past champions Joan Benoit Samuelson and Deena Kastor are set to return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on 11 October with sights set on conquering new challenges The Bank of America Chicago Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, announced on Wednesday (8) that legendary American runners Joan Benoit Samuelson and Deena Kastor will compete in the 38th running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on 11 October. Both athletes return to Chicago to commemorate the anniversaries of their victories, while also setting their sights on new challenges and fast times. When Benoit Samuelson toed the start-line of the 1985...
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London Marathon winner Eliud Kipchoge will be looking for his second big-city marathon win of the year when he lines up against Emmanuel Mutai and Geoffrey Mutai in the BMW Berlin Marathon - Once again, the fastest marathon course in the world has drawn the crème de la crème of endurance-running to the start-line. The most successful marathon runner over the last twelve months will face the second and third-fastest marathon runners of all-time at the BMW Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 27 September. Top billing in Berlin goes to Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, who defeated arguably the strongest...
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This is a pretty impressive video with support from all around the globe. Seb Coe has finally decided to show that he is in his bid for the IAAF Presidency with his whole heart and soul.  I have also attached the Manifesto from Seb Coe to this note as well: Seb-Coe_2015_Manifesto_EN_vFINAL_141202.pdf, it is called Growing Athletics in a New Age. With the current issues in our sport, leadership over the next 15-20 years is crucial. How do we control cheating in the sport, which adds a stench to our sport each and every day, no matter what we do? How do we bring...
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