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The start list for the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 on 24 March are now available. A record 288 athletes --160 men and 122 women-- from 82 countries have entered.

Thursday, 15 March 2018 17:32

AJC Peachtree Road Race Lottery Open

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Registration for the 2018 AJC Peachtree Road Race opened today, Thursday, March 15 through an online lottery at AJC.com/peachtree. Those wishing to be one of the 60,000 participants of the 49th running of the world’s largest 10K can register online anytime during the eight-day until 11:59 p.m. (EST) on March 22.  All lottery entrants will receive an email by Sunday, March 25 informing them on whether or not they were selected.

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 06:03

It's Time to Sign Up for the AJC Peachtree Road Race!

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The AJC Peachtree 10k is the largest 10k in the world! The t-shirt is the real prize, for runners who break sixty minutes is a collectors item. And this race should be on your bucket list! Watch RunBlogrun for reminders for when to sign up for the lottery. From March 1-14, is time for Atlanta Track Club members, for March 15-21, is the time for mere humans to sign up for the lottery, and March 22 is the day when those who get to run begin to find out!  This race is held on July 4 each year in Atlanta, Georgia and you should be there! Read below to learn how to get into the the AJC Peachtree Lottery!
 
 
It's Time to Sign Up for the AJC Peachtree Road Race!
World's largest 10K set for July 4th
 
ATLANTA - March 1, 2018 - Over the course of the next three weeks, 60,000 runners and walkers will sign up to take part in the 49th AJC Peachtree Road Race. Atlanta Track Club announced the opening of registration today for the world's largest 10K. Registration is currently available to Atlanta Track Club members who activated their membership by February 1, 2018. They will receive guaranteed entry into the Peachtree as part of their membership benefits if they complete the registration process by Wednesday March 14 at 11:59 p.m. A lottery will be held from March 15 to March 22 to select the remaining participants.
 
Held annually on July 4, the AJC Peachtree Road Race is an Atlanta tradition. Participants make their way from Lenox Mall down Peachtree St. and onto 10th St., finishing at the gates of Piedmont Park. This year's event will also serve as the USATF 10 km Championships featuring America's top endurance athletes.

ATLANTA – March 5, 2018 -- Active duty members of the armed forces as well as reservists, National Guard and military veterans will be honored and celebrated at the 49th AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4, 2018. Through a partnership with United Military Care, Atlanta Track Club which organizes the largest road race event in the United States unveiled a commemorative race number design available exclusively to servicemen and women.

Monday, 22 January 2018 18:58

RAK HALF MEN'S FIELD OOZES GREATEST DEPTH EVER

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With the 12th edition of the super-fast RAK Half Marathon due to take place in the UAE on Friday 9th February, the confirmed men’s and *women’s elite fields clearly trump even the star-studded line-ups of one year ago. Reigning men’s champion Bedan Karoki is back to defend his title, but with fifteen men able to boast sub-60 minute bests – two more than last year - his task to win again, whether he runs as fast as his victorious 59:10 mark twelve months back or not, will be harder than ever.

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 19:33

Edris and Tirop take Bolzano victories

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World 5000m champion Muktar Edris clinched the third Boclassic victory of his career, winning the 10km race in Bolzano in 28:45 to beat Moroccan runners Soufiane Bouqantar (29:07) and Hicham Amghar (29:08).

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 17:59

California Fire Affects Numerous Races

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The #RunForVentura fundraiser is a virtual run that’s both competitive and philanthropic - One of the largest wildfires in California history has been burning in Southern California for 12 days. The Thomas Fire, which started in Ventura on December 4, has become the fourth largest fire in the states history and torched more than 260,000 acres. Two fatalities, one firefighter and one evacuee casualty, are attributed to the blaze.

Kolkata, 17 December 2017 (for immediate use): Ethiopian running icon Kenenisa Bekele fell short of his target of running a 25km personal best at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K but he still dominated the race in the Indian city after breaking away from his rivals just after 18 kilometres before coming home in 1:13:48.

Thursday, 14 December 2017 18:58

Farah to contest Doha Half Marathon

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World and Olympic champion Mo Farah will take part in the Ooredoo Doha Half Marathon on 12 January.

(photos: Procam International} Leonard Korir ran 59:52 for third fastest half marathon ever by an American - - Ethiopian runners Berhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana took the honours at the 13th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon – and the 10th anniversary of Airtel as the title sponsor of the prestigious race – crossing the line in the Indian city’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in 59:46 and 1:07:11 respectively to take US$27,000 first prize cheques on Sunday (19).

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