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  • HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF AT HALF MARATHON ON MONTEREY BAY

    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
  • 2015 Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon Sells Out In Minutes

    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
  • Atlanta Track Club & Mizuno USA sign historic "integrated marketing " agreement: What it means to the sport

    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
  • Cheruiyot Mutai, Burgin Win Select Staffing Santa Barbara Veterans Day Marathon

    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
  • Increased Prize Purse and Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifying Bonus at Half Marathon on Monterey Bay

    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
  • EME NEWS (OCT 28, 2014)

    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
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Minneapolis/St. Paul – Dec. 9, 2014 – Team USA Minnesota’s Jon Grey will be among the competitors at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on Dec. 13, while Emily Gordon will run in the Santa to the Sea Half Marathon in Oxnard, California, on Dec. 14. The last time Grey competed at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships was 2011 when it was held in Seattle.  Grey won the men’s open 10k race that year and went on to race at the 2012 Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country Challenge in January and placed fourth.
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The field for the tenth edition of the 2015 United Airlines NYC Half was selected in an entry drawing yesterday (9) and will feature some 20,000 runners headed by an elite field which is set to include leading American distance-runner Molly Huddle. Runners of all abilities will be lining up for the half-marathon in Central Park on 15 March next year, including New York Giants football player Tiki Barber who will be running the race for charity. “We are thrilled to welcome thousands of runners to the beginning of their United Airlines NYC Half journey,” said NYRR CEO and president Mary Wittenberg.
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ANAHEIM -- The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Men’s and Women’s Marathon will deliver a record $600,000 prize money, USATF CEO Max Siegel announced Thursday. The Olympic Trials Marathons, to be contested Feb. 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, will award $300,000 prize money to women and $300,000 to men. The top three finishers from each race who meet Olympic time standards will make the team for Rio. “We are very happy to be in a position to ensure record prize money for our top distance runners,” said Siegel, who on Tuesday announced record revenue for USATF and an additional $9 million...
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Having spent most of the last two seasons sidelined with a serious knee injury, Patrick Makau made a winning return to marathon-running in the Fukuoka Marathon on Sunday in 2:08:22 - Former world marathon record-holder Patrick Makau made a winning comeback at the 68th edition of the Fukuoka Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (7). Contesting his first marathon in about twenty months due to a succession of injuries, Makau broke away in the last four kilometres to secure his first marathon victory since Frankfurt in October 2012.
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