3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN & Continues at 5 p.m. ET on NBC, Event Highlighted by U.S. Olympic Medalists & World Champions - STAMFORD, Conn. – May 25, 2016 – NBC Sports Group presents live coverage of the 2016 Prefontaine Classic this Saturday, May 28, from Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and continuing at 5 p.m. ET on NBC.
Outstanding High Performance Fields Announced for the 2016 Adrian Martinez Classic - "A Track Meet like No Other"
For the third year in a row, the very elite of American distance runners are descending on Concord, Massachusetts for the Adrian Martinez Classic, sponsored by HOKA ONE ONE. High Performance races in the 800m, 5000m and Mile are part of a unique track event that also offers community mile races for all ages, as well as two races featuring local unified track athletes.
Written by NYRRC - Both winners received a $25,000 check – tied for the largest first-place prize of any 10K race in the world – which was presented to them by NYRR Young Runners - New York, May 14, 2016—The Kenyan delegation took five of the six podium spots at the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K on Saturday, May 14, in Central Park, with Lucas Rotich claiming the top men’s s
Thousands of volunteers and spectators support participants as temperatures range in the mid-30s for springtime race day - CLEVELAND (May 15, 2016) – Neither sleet, nor snow, nor rain and low temperatures could keep nearly 15,000 runners from competing in the 39th Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon.
The Minnesota natives each earned $5000 for their victories, with Blankenship pocketing an additional $10,000 for breaking Nick Willis’ 2013 mark of 3:56.1 - MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – May 12, 2016 – Ben Blankenship broke the event record at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile with a runaway 3 minute, 55.8 second victory to claim his first USATF1 Mile Road title.
Ethiopia’s Senbere Teferi cruised to a world-leading time of 14:46.61 when winning the 5000m at the Adidas Boost Meeting in Herzogenaurach, Germany, on Saturday (14).
The 21-year-old was a silver medallist over 5000m at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 and proved her Olympic preparations are well on track with a superb solo performance.
MAZDA becomes “Official Presenting Sponsor” of the country’s finest marathon series - McLean, Va., (May 10, 2016) – USA TODAY SPORTS and Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) today announced an exciting new partnership around the USA TODAY Sports Active Alliance – a network of the country’s finest independent marathons.
fivFive Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USATF 1 Mile Road Championships on May 12; Rob Molke, Jon Peterson at Newport 1
Minneapolis/St. Paul – May 10, 2016 – Five Team USA Minnesota runners – including defending champion Heather Kampf – will compete at the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships hosted by the Medtronic TC 1 Mile in downtown Minneapolis on May 12. Kampf is a two-time Medtronic TC 1 Mile winner and a three-time USATF 1 Mile Road champion. She has a best in the road mile of 4:21.39.
Tia Brooks twice improved on her personal best to win the shot put at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha with 19.48m and become the first winner of a Diamond Race discipline in 2016 after she managed an upset victory on Friday (6).
Brooks got her first personal best when she reached 19.45m in the second round and extended that by three centimetres with her following effort.
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