Destination Races’ Flagship Event Resonates with Competitive and Casual Runners - Sonoma, CA (July 7, 2017) – The race to the finish in the 14th running of the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon on Sunday, July 16th promises to be one of the fastest, and widely represented, in its history. Destination Races today announced a competitive elite field headlined by Matt Llano, Jeffrey Eggleston, Jane Kibii, and Sergio Reyes. Over 4,500 athletes in total from all 50 states and 27 foreign countries signed up for this bucket-list race which sold out in less than an hour. The event, produced by Destination Races and presented by HomeAway.com, also features the Cornerstone Sonoma Expo and race dinner on Saturday, July 15th and the GunBunFunRun 5K which starts at Gundlach Bundschu winery and then follows the same route as the half marathon into Sonoma Plaza on race day.
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.
Maine Native Ben True and Mary Keitany of Kenya Returning to Defend Crowns at Special 20th TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road RaceWritten by Super User
Stellar elite field also includes Americans Shalane Flanagan and Jordan Hasay, two-time Olympic gold medalist Meseret Defar, and past champs Wude Ayalew, Joyce Chepkurui and Stephen Kosgei Kibet - CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (July 20, 2017) – The special 20th TD Beach to Beacon 10K on Aug. 5 will feature both returning champs – Maine native Ben True, who last year became the first American to win the iconic summer road race, and Kenya’s Mary Keitany, who shattered the course record in 2016.
The race drew runners from 49 states and 26 foreign countries to this iconic wine region for an elevated wine country weekend experience but for the elite field it was a competitive race that tested the athletes in warm temperatures - SONOMA, CA (July 16, 2017) – Lane Werley and Jane Kiibii won the 14th running of the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon on Sunday, July 16. The race drew runners from 49 states and 26 foreign countries to this iconic wine region for an elevated wine country weekend experience but for the elite field it was a competitive race that tested the athletes in warm temperatures.
Tyler Pence takes men’s title; Daniel Dolney & Michelle Kim win 10K races; Comedian Danny Pudi takes part in race; Greg Heilers finishes 100th Rock ‘n’ Roll event; Dirty Dozen Brass Band rocked the finish line festival for runners and spectators - CHICAGO, IL – July 16, 2017 – Defending champion Neely Spence Gracey returned to the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon reclaiming her title in 1:13:13 and finishing in 6th place overall. She finished more than four minutes ahead of the next woman Julia Kohnen who crossed in 1:17:37. Jamie Vest took third in 1:17 37.
It’s been two years since the running of the Salinas Valley Half Marathon, a scenic 13.1-mile run through the vineyards and rich agricultural lands of ‘Steinbeck country.’
Leonard Korir, Aliphine Tuliamuk win USA title and a spot on the Peachtree Cup - ATLANTA – July 4, 2017 – There was no reprieve from Atlanta’s summertime heat and humidity for runners and walkers at the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race. Participants of the world’s largest 10K kicked off their Independence Day celebrations in typical July conditions for Atlanta.