Fajdek 82.40 WL - TURKU (FIN, Jun 13): World and European hammer champion Pawel Fajdek extended his world-lead at the Paavo Nurmi Games in cold weather to 82.40m and had two more throws over 80m: 81.85m and 80.59m. Fajdek won by nearly six metres while Olympic champion Dilshod Nazarov finished fifth with 75.69m. Thomas Rohler went out to 88.26m to win a high quality javelin from teammate Johannes Vetter (87.88m), Keshorn Walcott (86.48m) and Qatar’s Ahmed Bader Magour 85.23 NR while world champion Julius Yego only finished seventh despite improving his season’s best of 82.60m.
Brooks Running Company Celebrates Global Running Day with Biggest Endorsement Deal in Sports HistoryWritten by Super User
The Brooks Big Endorsement Invites All Runners to Become Endorsed Athletes - SEATTLE – June 7, 2017 – In celebration of Global Running Day today, Brooks Running is making childhood dreams come true by inviting all runners to become a Brooks endorsed athlete with the Brooks Big Endorsement.
Where is your favorite place to run? We’ve calculated the 20 most popular routes in the United States, according to MapMyRun data, to see where runners like you are hitting the pavement. See if your route made the list.
Past participants and volunteers encouraged to wear event shirts on June 7; Discounts offered for Big Sur Marathon events - In honor of Global Running Day, June 7, the Big Sur International Marathon organization is encouraging all former participants and volunteers from any of its annual events to proudly wear their Big Sur race event or volunteer shirt on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, and join the millions of people around the globe who have pledged to run on that day. They are also offering one-day discounts on upcoming BSIM races throughout the year.
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.
Runners of all ages and abilities can pledge to take part in the day via GlobalRunningDay.org - May 8, 2017—Pledging for Global Running Day and the second annual Million Kid Run on June 7 is now open on GlobalRunningDay.org. Runners of all ages and abilities can pledge to run on June 7 and add their name to the list of people from all over the world who are coming together to celebrate the sport on Global Running Day.
Greetings to March 2017!
A lot is going on in the sport. Our USA Indoor Nationals take place the first weekend in March and then we’ll be looking forward to the 2017 USA Outdoor Championships in Sacramento in June. We hope that you can travel to the meet.
It’s a fantastic event!
The big event this summer will be the London World Outdoor Championships. Watch for our live coverage of meets around the world. Check out the list of events we’ll be covering on page 5 in this issue. You can also follow our global coverage at www.runblogrun.com.
Note that we only send issues to USATF members or paid subscribers. USATF members will receive both the print and digital publication, sent to you via email. We will also be sending an e-newsletter around the middle of each month which will contain news of interest about the sport in the Golden State and beyond.
USATF PACIFIC ASSOCIATION — The USATF Pacific Board of Directors nominations are open until Tuesday, 21 March at 10:00pm.
Happy Holidays from Fortius Media Group (The Running Network, RunBlogRun and The Shoe Addicts)! Wishing you a happy holiday with your family and loved ones! Thanks for supporting us in 2016, and here's to a wonderful 2017 !
Daniel Tapia took third in the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon on October 2. I spoke to Daniel after his 1:04:13 Half .