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.
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.