December 1, 2008 from footlockercc.com - Midwest Regional in Kenosha, WI and overall winners Megan Goethals MI and Jakub Zivek MN; South Regional in Charlotte, NC and overall winners Kathy Kroeger TN and Bill Matthews TN; Northeast Regional in Bronx, NY and overall winners Emily Jones MA and Solomon Haile MD.
December 1, 2008 from www.runblogrun.com by Larry EderThis weekend, there were several Nike NXN regional meets, plus Foot Locker Regional meets across the US. There were also nearly one thousand road races, big and small, across the U.S. I want you to consider for a moment, who pays for all of these?
Green, Herbst-Lucke, Leach and King All Claim Victories at The Weather Channel Atlanta Marathon and Half Marathon
December 1, 2008 from Tracy Lott / Running USA wire (ATLANTA GA) Michael Green , 32, of Troy, AL, was the first runner to cross the finish line of 2008's The Weather Channel Atlanta Half Marathon with an official gun time of 1:07:23 seconds on Thursday. Green and runner-up Andrew Fuller of Rome GA battled through the 11th mile of the race before Green pulled ahead to victory.
November 30, 2008 from press release (Kenosha, WI) Jakub Zivec of Grand Rapids, MN, and Megan Goethals of Rochester, MI, won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCC) Midwest Regional at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, WI. Runners enjoyed good race conditions, with sunny skies and a temperature of approximately 35 degrees.
November 30, 2008 from press release (Bronx, NY) Solomon Haile of Silver Spring, Md., and Emily Jones of Harvard, Mass., won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCC) Northeast Regional at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, NY. Runners enjoyed good race conditions, with partly cloudy skies and a temperature of 46 degrees.
November 30, 2008 from press release (Charlotte, NC) Bill Matthews of Birmingham, AL, and Kathy Kroeger of Franklin, TN, won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCC) South Regional at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte, NC.
November 26, 2008 from press release (NY) This weekend, high school cross-country athletes from across the Northeast will come together in Wappingers Falls to toe the line in the Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) Northeast regional qualifier for the chance to earn an all-expense paid trip to compete in the NXN national championship.
November 26, 2008 by John Nepolitan. He has made the U.S. Olympic team and represented the USA at the World Championships, but before Monday Galen Rupp (Univ of Oregon) had yet to win an individual NCAA title. Three times Rupp had crossed the line in 2nd place, but at this weeks NCAA Cross Country Championships Rupp stormed to victory and led his Duck team to a repeat team crown.
November 26, 2008 from USATF press release (Indianapolis, IN) The Mountain/Ultra/Trail running (MUT) council of long distance running has named the 2008 USATF Mountain Runners of the year, Ultra Runners of the Year, and Contributor of the Year. The following individuals will be recognized at the USATF National Convention in Reno, NV, on Saturday, December 6 at an awards breakfast.