INDIANAPOLIS--- The 2009 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships will be broadcast live on VERSUS, marking the third consecutive year the championships will be seen on live television, and the first with VERSUS. A live web stream of the championships will also be available on NCAA.com.
Limited spots available for Memphis Grizzlies House 5K and new St. Jude Memphis Family Race -MEMPHIS, Tenn. (October 29, 2009) – The St. Jude Memphis Marathon has reached full capacity with 3,500 registered participants. Limited entries are still available for the Memphis Grizzlies House 5K and the new St. Jude Memphis Family Race. All races, including the sold out St.
FT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Runners and walkers will be able to experience the beach on Sunday, Nov 15, 2009 when the 13.1 Marathon® Fort Lauderdale presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida returns to the streets of downtown Fort Lauderdale and Fort Lauderdale Beach.
From USATF - NEW YORK - Proudly pointing to the bold "USA" written across his singlet and giving thumbs up to the Central Park crowd, Meb Keflezighi on Sunday became the first American man since 1982 to cross the finish line first at the ING New York City Marathon.
By: Parker Morse, Running USA wire - NEW YORK - (November 1, 2009) - The winless streak is over in New York as Meb Keflezighi, 2004 Olympic silver medalist and 10,000m U.S. record holder, became the first American champion of the New York City Marathon since 1982 when he broke away from four-time Boston Marathon champion Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot and finished in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 15 seconds this Sunday morning. Derartu Tulu of Ethiopia was the women's champion in 2:28:52 at the 40th edition.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – New York Road Runners have announced a partnership with MapMyRun to present the ING New York Marathon Virtual Running Events, an effort to deliver runners across the globe an opportunity to participate in the experience of ING New York City Marathon Race Week.
from IAAF - New York, USA - Marilson Gomes dos Santos of Brazil was the first invited athlete to arrive at in New York City, on Monday (26), nearly a week in advance of the ING New York City Marathon, and the first to meet reporters on Tuesday morning.
Registration for the 2010 GORE-TEX® TransRockies Run is now officially open, an early initiative designed to manage the increased interest in the unique event.
National Series of Off-road Adventure Races Expands to 18 U.S. Cities in 2010 - San Diego, CA – The Competitor Group announced today that Columbia Sportswear will become the title sponsor of the popular Muddy Buddy Ride & Run Series.
The Big Sur Half Marathon has created a “Virtual Goodie Bag” for race participants to cut down on waste at the seventh presentation of the event. The race is scheduled for Sunday, November 15, 2009.
Instead of receiving a bag of freebies at the race expo, runners will get an email telling them how to access their Virtual Goodie Bag online.
Runners and walkers will be able to experience the beach in a unique way November 15 when the 13.1 Marathon® Fort Lauderdale presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida returns to the streets of downtown Fort Lauderdale and Fort Lauderdale Beach .
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 28, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Jason Lehmkuhle and Josh Moen will be among the competitors at the USA Men's Marathon Championship hosted by the ING New York City Marathon on Nov. 1.
from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - It's difficult to pick a favorite for this weekend's USA Men's Marathon Championship. As one of the most competitive U.S. men's fields outside of an Olympic Trials lines-up Sunday at the ING New York City Marathon, the field is loaded with a wide range of experience and emerging talent.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Armstrong won the Strands 5k in Corvallis, Oregon, on Oct. 24. Her time was 16:23 (second place was 16:32). Armstrong returned to a familiar area for the race having gone to high school in Tualatin, Oregon, just outside of Portland, before running collegiately for the University of Iowa.
USATF - from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - The international statistics website All-Athletics.com has ranked American men and women athletes among the world's best at middle distance running events for the 2009 season.
Free health and fitness program underwritten by Big Sur International Marathon begins November 2 in Marina, California - CARMEL, Calif. - (October 23, 2009) - JUST RUN, the award winning youth fitness program of the Big Sur International Marathon, is debuting a specialized program beyond the school setting that focuses on children of highest need.
By: Steve Nearman, Running USA wire - ARLINGTON, Va. - (October 25, 2009) - Both John Mentzer and Muliye Gurmu earned the honor of taking home the Middendorf Trophy on Sunday at the 34th running of the Marine Corps Marathon in Arlington.
iaaf - Frankfurt, Germany - Gilbert Kirwa of Kenya broke both the defending champion and the course record to win the Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon today, in 2:06:14, a time that puts him in the top-20 all-time at the distance. It also nets him 95,000 euros in prize and bonuses.
By Jennie McCafferty - BELDING (10/24/09) – The golf course or the roads?