Sold out field enjoys scenic course and ideal conditions - SANTA YNEZ VALLEY, Calif. - (May 11, 2013) - On a perfect spring Saturday in the Santa Ynez Valley, Sergio Reyes and Maria Rivera shook the field of nearly 3,000 runners to win the seventh running of the Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon presented by Subaru. Produced by Destination Races, this popular half marathon featured a scenic 13.1-mile course that ran from Santa Ynez through Los Olivos into Solvang.
Team spirits soar to new levels with addition of talented and effervescent athlete - IRVINE, Calif. – ASICS America welcomes Track & Field star and 2012 Olympian, Alysia Montaño, to its expanding team of distinguished athletes. Her vibrant personality and unwavering work ethic make her a strong addition to ASICS’ talented family of athletes. A fearless competitor in the notoriously challenging 800-meter event, Alysia is easily recognized by the signature flower she wears in her hair while competing.
Registration now open for 2013 event, registrants to date significantly outpacing historic totals - LOS ANGELES – The LA Marathon has received the coveted designation as the nation’s best big city race in the January issue of Runner’s World magazine.