CHICAGO, IL (September 1, 2009) The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today launched its first-ever digital fundraising program, further extending the race's annual philanthropic impact of generating $10 million for local, national and global charities.
Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon News Release - TORONTO. (September 1, 2009) – Both defending champions, Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka and Kenya’s Kenneth Mungara, are confirmed to return to the 20th Anniversary Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on September 27th.
Early Registration Closes September 7- One Week Remains to Receive Discounted Entry Fee for Grandma’s Marathon 2010- (Duluth, Minn.) Runners have until Labor Day to take advantage of the early registration period for the 34th running of Grandma’s Marathon.
ARLINGTON, Va. - On Friday, September 18, 2009, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) will promote the 4th National Run@Work Day®. The purpose of National Run@Work Day is to promote physical activity and healthy living through running or walking.
from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Dathan Ritzenhein set an American record in the men's 5,000 meters and Sanya Richards continued her quest to win her third Golden League crown Friday at the Weltklasse Zurich, the fifth leg of the AF Golden League 2009.
"Haile Gebrselassie is the first professional long distance runner using Twitter. Having won 2 Olympic gold medals and four world championships Haile is now also online ahead of the pack. Through his public diary, you can follow his fascinating path to his third consecutive world record in the BERLIN-MARATHON. You can't get any closer.
Thailand, July 2009 – In line with Banyan Tree Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility philosophy to “Embrace the Environment and Empower the People”, Banyan Tree Bangkok continues to support its local community through the successful annual Vertical Marathon.
by Larry Eder - RunBlogRun - Berlin, Germany is a city of 3.4 million people coming from 180 countries. The city of Berlin is now a global city. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, and the breakdown of the Wall in 1989, a united Berlin became the capital of Germany.
More Kenyan competition for Cheruiyot, Kigen and Weidlinger: Mbote, Kiplagat, Kiogora and Kirwa added to the field
Another set of strong Kenyan runners have been added to the elite field of the Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon, which will take place on 25th October.
from USATF -Berlin - Brittney Reese and Team USA's 4x400m relay squads won gold, Bernard Lagat won his second medal, and Shannon Rowbury won 1,500m bronze Sunday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS -Molly Huddle (Providence, R.I.) won her second consecutive U.S. road title at the 2009 USA Women's 10 Mile Championship in 54:01 Saturday in Flint, Mich. The championships were hosted by the Crim Festival of Races.
from USATF - BERLIN - 2008 Olympic Trials 5,000m champion and 10,000m runner-up Kara Goucher (Portland, Ore.) was the top U.S. finisher at the women's World Marathon Cup competition Sunday through the streets of Berlin. The race was contested under mostly sunny skies with temperatures in the low 70's.
from USATF - BERLIN -Allyson Felix made history by becoming the first woman ever to win three world 200-meter titles, and reigning Olympic men's 400m champion LaShawn Merritt won his first individual world crown Friday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin
INDIANAPOLIS - (August 19, 2009) - 2008 Olympic marathoner Magdalena Lewy Boulet (Oakland, Calif.) and recent USA 7 Mile champion Molly Huddle (Providence, R.I.) lead the field for the 2009 USA Women's 10 Mile Championship on Saturday, August 22 in Flint, Mich. The national championship will be hosted by the Crim Festival of Races, a Michigan summer tradition.
from RunBlogRun - Paula Radcliffe, running 2008 ING New York City marathon, and world record holder in women's marathon ( 2:15:25), has withdrawn from the field in the WC 2009. The release from her federation cited that Radcliffe had concern about her healing ankle.
from RunBlogRun - I never, ever, ever, ever thought I would live to see a 19.19. I thought that Usain Bolt had to be wasted after running 9.58 on Sunday. In his first round, Usain Bolt did not look good, but each round, he looked a little better.
from USATF - BERLIN -Trey Hardee won the gold medal in the decathlon and four other Team USA stars won medals Thursday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
from IAAF - 20 August 2009 - Berlin, Germany - Just when you thought Usain Bolt could not surprise any more, he only goes and runs another World record - this time over 200m.
from USATF - BERLIN - Two-time Olympic medalist Bernard Lagat came storming back from behind in the men's 1,500m final to win the bronze medal Wednesday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
The thousands of handouts and literature traditionally given to race participants in reusable plastic bags will now find their home in a virtual environment for the upcoming Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay.