29th running of the ‘World’s Fastest 5K’ on March 30 to include U.S.-only prize money for the first time ever; New event schedule to combine 30-39 age group races and separate start times for men’s and women’s elite invitational - CARLSBAD, Calif. – March 18, 2014 – Dejen Gebremeskel (right) will attempt to make history at the Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday, March 30 by winning for the fourth consecutive time. However, Bernard Lagat, his old nemesis - literally and figuratively- will try to block his historic attempt.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Tickets for the 2014 USA Outdoor National Track & Field Championships are on sale, providing fans an early jump on the first national meet held in Sacramento since 2004.
They’ve fought torrential rain and strong winds before, but L.A. Marathon runners have rarely seen the heat they did Sunday – or the large number of first-aid calls the warm weather produced.
Fifth Annual Event to Take Place March 23rd - Oakland, CA(March 6, 2014) – Corrigan Sports Enterprises announced today that Hawaiian Airlines will serve as the title sponsor of the Four-Person Team Relay at the Oakland Running Festival for the third consecutive year. The fifth annual Oakland Running Festival will take place on March 23rd and features four other races: full marathon, half-marathon, 5K and kids' fun run.
Stadium to the Sea course will be lined with more than 600 cheerleaders, 25 live bands, and four entertainment centers—plus all the water and nutritional fuel it takes to get 25,000 runners across the finish line - LOS ANGELES, CA, March 6, 2014– The more than 25,000 runners taking part in this Sunday’s sold-out ASICS LA Marathon will not have to rely solely on the support of their friends and family to get them across the finish line after 26.2 miles.
Network Also Announces April “Marathon-A-Thon” Programming Highlighted by the Legendary Boston Marathon on April 21 - Los Angeles (March 4, 2014) - Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports, will air the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon this Sunday, March 9, at 3 PM ET. The network’s exclusive national TV coverage will showcase the 26.2-mile race featuring 25,000 runners traversing from stadium to sea, as they run from Dodger Stadium to the Pacific Ocean. The course has been certified by USA Track & Field and serves as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.