Local runner completes 100th ultra marathon - SRA Elite teammates Jesse Barragan and Melissa Penwell delivered strong performances in Saturday’s Gold Rush 50k to earn top honors while Carmichael’s Bill Hambrick completed his astonishing 100th ultra marathon.
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 24, 2017 – NBC Sports Group presents live coverage of the 2017 Prefontaine Classic from Portland, Ore., beginning this Friday, May 26, at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and continuing this Saturday, May 27 at 4 p.m. ET on NBC. NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” live stream will begin Saturday at 2:45 p.m. ET, and also offers exclusive bonus coverage of field events, highlights, and replays, as well as an exclusive 30-minute preview of the event.
City of Cleveland proclaims May 21, 2017 “Jack Staph Day” in honor of long-time executive race director - CLEVELAND (May 21, 2017) – Nearly 15,000 runners were treated to a new and scenic course for the 40th anniversary of the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. Spirits were high amongst runners and thousands of spectators at the starting line just outside the Quicken Loans Arena, the home of the reigning NBA champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Alex Korio and Irene Cheptai made it a Kenyan double at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017 race, winning at the 10th edition of the race in 28:12 and 31:51 respectively, and each taking home a winner’s cheque for USD26,000 on Sunday.
Ethiopia’s Girma Bekele Gebre bettered his seventh-place finish from last year by winning the men’s race in 1:04:56 - NEW YORK (May 20, 2017) - A total of 27,440 runners crossed the finish line at the 2017 Airbnb Brooklyn Half on Saturday, May 20, making it the largest half marathon to date in the United States in 2017.
Run San Francisco is a new initiative promoted by San Francisco Travel, the city’s official destination marketing organization, and Giants Enterprises, the entrepreneurial arm of the San Francisco Giants - SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Run San Francisco is a new initiative promoted bySan Francisco Travel, the city’s official destination marketing organization, and Giants Enterprises, the entrepreneurial arm of the San Francisco Giants.
(DETROIT) May 18, 2017– Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon, Lydiard™ Foundation, Running Lab and Gazelle Sports are pleased to announce a partnership to bring personalized training programs to runners training for the Full Marathon, International Half-Marathon, U.S. Only Half-Marathon, Marathon Relayand 5K. Based upon the Lydiard™ Method, developed by Master Coach Arthur Lydiard, participants will be able to train with local certified coaches via training groups managed by Gazelle Sports and Running Lab.
( Used by permission 2017, Race Results Weekly) LOS ANGELES (18-May) -- As the warm Southern California sun set over the Bill Henry Track at Jack Kemp Stadium at Occidental College here, action on the track heated up at the USATF Distance Classic, led by USA-leading and meet record marks by global medalists Matthew Centrowitz in the 1500m (3:33.41) and Brenda Martinez in the 800m (1:58.78).
A collection of the world’s best distance runners in the 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic will provide a preview of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 final when they take to the start line at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 27 May.
Reyes won for the sixth time in six attempts on a challenging course that showcases the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley - SOLVANG, Calif. - Sergio Reyes once again asserted his dominance at the 2017 Santa Barbara Wine CountryHalf Marathon as he won for the sixth time in six attempts on a challenging course that showcases the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. Reyes, 35, from Palmdale, CA, had to battle a constant headwind but still was able to finish with a time of 1:07:55, easily distancing 2nd place finisher Sean Gildea, 25, from Dana Point, CA and Colorado School of Mines, by over four minutes (1:12:11).