Program logs two million miles run and surpasses its goal of 15,000 students in a school year - Carmel, CA -- JUST RUN, the youth fitness program administered by the Big Sur International Marathon, surpassed two milestones in a single week. In late March, nearly nine years since its inception, two million miles were logged into the system. Within days, the program surpassed another goal of reaching 15,000 children in a single school year.
Bernard Lagat finishes second in 13:19, breaking American 5K road record; Gebremeskel becomes first 4-time champion in history of the “World’s Fastest 5K" - CARLSBAD, Calif. – (March 30, 2014) – Racing against 39-year-old multiple Olympic medalist and four-time world champion Bernard Lagat at the 29th Carlsbad 5000, 24-year-old Dejen Gebremeskel (right, courtesy PhotoRun) of Ethiopia knew he had to use experience to his advantage on Sunday morning.
The B.A.A. (Boston Athletic Association) launches the Boston Marathon World Run app that virtually connects runners around the world and their social networks with the 2014 Boston Marathon. The mobile app, available on Apple and Android, and website allows runners to participate in the athletic spirit of the event regardless of ability or geography.
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.