Historic amount raised by largest number of charities and participants in event’s 29-year history - LOS ANGELES (April 11, 2014) — LA Marathon LLC announced today a record breaking $3.7 million cumulative funds raised to support 91 charities who participated in the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon. This is the largest amount of money raised since the marathon’s first year of charity affiliation in 1988.
U.S. 1500-meter star will showcase revolutionary running brand - Richmond, CA (April 10, 2014)HOKA ONE ONE® is proud to announce the signing of 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano, who specializes in the 1500-meter and mile distances, to a multi-year agreement.
Richmond, CA (April 2, 2014) – HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQ : DECK), is pleased to announce that Mark Mastalir has joined its management team as their new Vice President of Marketing.
Richmond, CA (April 1, 2014)– HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation(NASDAQ : DECK), is proud to announce it has received the prestigious2014 Competitor Magazine Fit, Feel, Ride Award for Best Innovation for its newest shoe, the Conquest.
The Adrian Martinez Classic track meet has announced the incorporation of USA Milers Club High Performance races at 800m, 5000m and the Mile into the 2014 edition, scheduled to take place at Emerson Field, Concord, MA on the evening of Thursday 05 June 2014. The nation’s top-ranked men and women at 800m and 5000m as well as the Mile will be invited to participate, creating an East Coast meet to rival in stature but complement the very successful, mid-May, West Coast ‘OXY’ High Performance meet. In fact, Jonathan Marcus, one of the architects of the successful ‘OXY‘ meet will serve as the ‘High Performance Coordinator’ to the USA Milers Club races within the 2014 Adrian Martinez Classic.
Program logs two million miles run and surpasses its goal of 15,000 students in a school year - Carmel, CA -- JUST RUN, the youth fitness program administered by the Big Sur International Marathon, surpassed two milestones in a single week. In late March, nearly nine years since its inception, two million miles were logged into the system. Within days, the program surpassed another goal of reaching 15,000 children in a single school year.
Bernard Lagat finishes second in 13:19, breaking American 5K road record; Gebremeskel becomes first 4-time champion in history of the “World’s Fastest 5K" - CARLSBAD, Calif. – (March 30, 2014) – Racing against 39-year-old multiple Olympic medalist and four-time world champion Bernard Lagat at the 29th Carlsbad 5000, 24-year-old Dejen Gebremeskel (right, courtesy PhotoRun) of Ethiopia knew he had to use experience to his advantage on Sunday morning.
The B.A.A. (Boston Athletic Association) launches the Boston Marathon World Run app that virtually connects runners around the world and their social networks with the 2014 Boston Marathon. The mobile app, available on Apple and Android, and website allows runners to participate in the athletic spirit of the event regardless of ability or geography.
VIP packages still available for popular Santa Ynez Valley race held on Mother's Day weekend - SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon, presented by Newton Running, is now sold out, announced the event producer Destination Races (www.destinationraces.com/
(Oakland, CA) March 25, 2014– Oakland's own Sheila E. made a surprise appearance on the Main Stage of the Oakland Running Festival (ORF) on Sunday, March 23rd to shoot the video for her new song 'Fiesta' and congratulate event participants! World-class drummer and percussionist Sheila Escovedo is scheduled to release her first solo album in twelve years, Icon, on March 25 as part of the celebration of her 40th anniversary in the music business.