Larry Eder, RunBlogRun.com - The 2014 IAAF AL World Half Marathon Championships was a huge success today. For the Danish Athletic Federation, they sponsored the largest running event EVER in Denmark, with 30,000 runners in the half marathon, and 202 elite runners in their first World Championships of Athletics in Denmark. For the IAAF, their "bold experiment" should be de rigeur for all of their athletics events: a peoples' race and road championships could be part of every and any championships.
VIP packages still available for popular Santa Ynez Valley race held on Mother's Day weekend - SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon, presented by Newton Running, is now sold out, announced the event producer Destination Races (www.destinationraces.com/
(Oakland, CA) March 25, 2014– Oakland's own Sheila E. made a surprise appearance on the Main Stage of the Oakland Running Festival (ORF) on Sunday, March 23rd to shoot the video for her new song 'Fiesta' and congratulate event participants! World-class drummer and percussionist Sheila Escovedo is scheduled to release her first solo album in twelve years, Icon, on March 25 as part of the celebration of her 40th anniversary in the music business.
24th March 2014, Herzogenaurach - adidas miCoach SMART RUN has won the product design category at the Red Dot Award 2014 with the highest distinction.
Kastor wins women’s race in 1:11:57, sets new course record and earns two Masters records, Kenyan Julius Kiptoo wins men’s half marathon; New prize structure focuses on Dallas Metro - DALLAS, Texas – March 23, 2014 – Thousands gathered today for the 5th annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon. The chilly 13.1-mile race started downtown near City Hall and finished at Fair Park. Olympic Marathon bronze medalist Deena Kastor, not only broke a new course record (1:11:57), but also set two U.S. Masters records for the 10 mile (55:13) and 20K (1:08:18). Julius Kiptoo took first place in the men’s half-marathon, crossing the finish line in 1:06:02—just two seconds faster than second place finisher Colby Lowe, from Southlake, TX.
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.