Schippers and Barshim join Birmingham fields - IAAF Diamond League
Reigning 200m world champion Dafne Schippers will go head-to-head with Britain’s finest sprinters in a post-world championship celebration showdown at the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham on Sunday 20 August.
Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Adds One-Mile Race to Event Line-up for 2018
More events offered for all levels of runners on race weekend - CLEVELAND (July 26, 2017) – Jack Staph, Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon executive race director, is excited to announce the May 19-20 line-up will now include a one-mile race. The event will be held on Saturday, May 19.
GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Attracts Deep Field of Milers to Pittsburgh
$30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; 3rd stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017 - (PITTSBURGH) - The 6th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday, July 28 will host its deepest field to-date with eight sub-4 minute men’s milers and nine sub-4:30 minute women’s milers expected to compete for the $30,000 prize purse in the City of Champions. The star-studded line-up includes 4-time race champion Heather Kampf and 2016 U.S. Olympian and defending champion Ben Blankenship.
MONTEREY BAY RUNNING GROUP AWARDS $10,250 IN STUDENT-ATHLETE SCHOLARSHIPS TO COLLEGE-BOUND TEENS
This spring, the Monterey Bay Wednesday Night Laundry Runners (WNLRs) awarded a total of $10,250 to eight outstanding college-bound student-athletes in Monterey County. Awards ranged from $500 to $2,000 and were presented at the Senior Awards Ceremony for each selected student. Students were nominated by their coaches, and the size of each scholarship was based on the student’s track and cross-country times, academic performance, leadership and community service activities, and need. “The purpose of the WNLR Scholarship fund is to recognize local excellence in athletic and academic achievement and to help our Monterey County student-athletes achieve broader success. We hope to continue using the WNLR Scholarship Fund to ease the financial burden of college for exceptional Monterey County student-athletes who may otherwise find college prohibitively expensive,” said Mike Dove, founder of the WNLR Scholarship Program.
News From Around the World - EME NEWS (JULY 25, 2017)
KINGSTON (JAM): Usain Bolt heads a team of 56 for London 2017. Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson and Rio 2016 hurdles winner Omar McLeod are also going to Britain. Former World record holder Asafa Powell who was seeking medical exemption was not selected. In the women 100 m also named Simone Facey, Jura Levy and Sashalee Forbes.