Back-to-back victories mark the first time ever for a consecutive repeat winner in the 12 year history of the race - Monterey, CA -- History repeated itself at today’s 12th Presentation of the Half Marathon on Monterey Bay. The 2013 winner and runner up, Jacob Chemtai and Nelson Oyugi , took the one-two…Read More
The Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon is the flagship event in the seven-race series, and has been selling out since 2009 -SONOMA, Calif. – A record number of people attempted to register for the 2015 Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon, presented by Newton Running, when registration opened on Friday, November 7th. …Read More
In an announcement with far-reaching consequences, the Atlanta Track Club and Mizuno, one of the largest sports product manufacturers in the world, have reached a long term agreement for Mizuno to sponsor all facets of the Atlanta Track Club, its events and its merchandise. These programs include daily fitness programs,…Read More
Marube, Beynon half-marathon champions; 6th edition draws more than 4,000 entrants to run America’s Riviera - SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (November 8, 2014) – At the 6th Select Staffing Santa Barbara Veterans Day Marathon on a warm, cloudless postcard Saturday morning, Sammy Cheruiyot Mutai, 36, of Kenya and Paige Burgin, 22, from Los Alamitos, Calif. claimed titles…Read More
2013 Champion, Jacob Chemtai, returning to defend title; Guor Marial, the “Man Without a Country,” also competing - MONTEREY, Calif. - Organizers of the Half Marathon on Monterey Bay have upped the ante to draw some of the country’s fastest half marathoners. A $20,000 prize purse is being awarded to the…Read More
Gala this year in Chapiteau MONTE CARLO (MON): New place for the prestigious annual World Athletics Gala. On Friday November 21 it will be staged in the Le Chapiteau de l'Espace Fontvieille. The highlight of the evening will of course be the announcement of the 2014 male and female World…Read More
INDIANAPOLIS – Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi and USATF Outdoor champion and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been named the 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year, respectively.
Keflezighi (San Diego, California) and Simpson (Boulder, Colorado) will be honored on Thursday, December 4, at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Anaheim, California. The event is held in conjunction with USATF’s Annual Meeting. Tickets for the event are available at the Hilton Anaheim beginning on Monday, December 1 until the ceremony is sold out.
Keflezighi inspired the nation in April, capturing victory at...
Arizona standout Shrader win men's title, Huddle defends in women's race at .US National 12K Championships in Arlington - INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 16, 2014) – A furious early pace by Olympian Molly Huddle split the pack early, while a tenacious finish by Brian Shrader put a gap on the field late, but the end result was the same, as both took home top prize Sunday morning at the .US National 12K in Alexandria, Virginia.
An opening first mile in 5:09 gave Huddle a clear edge early, as the U.S. 5,000m record holder on the track showed her speed from a long racing...
Coverage Features IRONMAN Journeys of Olympian Apolo Ohno, Racing Legend Alex Zanardi and Many Other Athletes, Annual Special Includes Incredible Come-From-Behind Victories by Female World Champion Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae and Male World Champion Sebastien Kienle - STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov, 12, 2014 – NBC Sports’ annual IRONMAN World Championship broadcast special, from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, will air Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET. For more than 35 years, the IRONMAN World Championship triathlon has showcased not only the raw power and competitive nature of the top endurance athletes in the world, but also some of the most awe-inspiring stories of courage and determination from...
In an announcement with far-reaching consequences, the Atlanta Track Club and Mizuno, one of the largest sports product manufacturers in the world, have reached a long term agreement for Mizuno to sponsor all facets of the Atlanta Track Club, its events and its merchandise. These programs include daily fitness programs, an elite development program through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as well as the official apparel and footwear designation for the iconic AJC Peachtree Road Race. The term, "fully-integrated" does apply to this announcement.
For Bob Puccini, long term president of Mizuno USA and a veteran of the sports marketing wars, this...