INDIANAPOLIS – Olympian Leonard Korir and standout Aliphine Tuliamuk seek to repeat their victories from a year ago at the USATF 20 km Championships Monday. While the defending champions enter as the pre-race favorites, strong fields bring plenty of challengers for each to tussle with on the streets of New Haven, Connecticut.
World Championship Medalists to Highlight Professional Athlete Field at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on Sunday, September 10Written by Super User
Emma Coburn, Jenny Simpson, Courtney Frerichs and Filip Ingebrigtsen to close out medal-winning seasons on 5th Avenue, while Eric Jenkins will return to defend his event title - New York, August 23, 2017 — The 2017 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile, stretching 20 blocks down Manhattan’s most famous thoroughfare on Sunday, September 10, will draw a professional athlete field from 11 countries that includes four medalists and 17 finalists from August’s IAAF World Championships, as well as both of the event’s defending champions.
Local Arroyo Grande native and fastest U.S. female debut marathoner to be part of Race SLO family of events including SLO Marathon + Half and Healthy Running Conference 2018 - SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (August 14, 2017) – Race SLO, California Central Coast’s leading endurance sports event producer, has announced its newest ambassador: U.S. distance running star Jordan Hasay, who recently finished third at the storied Boston Marathon and also set a U.S. women’s marathon debut record with her 2 hour, 23 minute clocking.
Justin Carrancho, 22, of Watsonville and Eva Perry, 23, from Issaquah, Washington, took top honors at the 13.1-mile race held Saturday, August - The 8th annual Salinas Valley Half Marathon is in the record books, with an asterisk. Last year’s race was cancelled due to poor air quality from the massive Soberanes fire raging in the mountains west of the valley, so it was actually only the 7th time the race was held.
World class running event will celebrate 40 years of running the weekend of Sept. 16 – 17; Registration, race weekend info available at RunRocknRoll.com/Philadelphia; New 10K distance will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16 - PHILADELPHIA – August 3, 2017 – Olympic bronze and silver medalist Galen Rupp is set to compete at the 2017 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon in partnership with Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson the weekend of September 16 – 17. Rupp will use the race as a training run for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
DAVENPORT, Iowa – USATF Running Circuit women’s standings leader Aliphine Tuliamuk seeks her fourth USATF title of the season, while Sam Chelanga seeks his first title of the season after finishing in the top three in three separate USATF Running Circuit races on Saturday at the USATF 7 Mile Championships in Davenport, Iowa.
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.
$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.
Heather Kampf to Compete at Pittsburgh Liberty Mile July 28 - Wins Ryan Shay Mile July 22; Kevin Lewis, Danny Docherty at USA 7 Mile Championships at Bix in Iowa on July 29Written by Super User
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 25, 2017 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf will compete at the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh on July 28, while Kevin Lewis and Danny Docherty head to Davenport, Iowa, to run in the USA Track & Field 7 Mile Road Championships hosted by the Quad-City Times Bix 7 on July 29.
New York, July 25, 2017 – In partnership with New York Road Runners and USA Track & Field, NBC Sports Group will broadcast the 2017 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile live on NBC at 1:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, September 10.