Track Town, USA expects another record-setting sellout crowd at Historic Hayward Field - Eugene, Ore. – (Feb. 14, 2011) –– Preparations are well underway in Track Town, USA for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field.
On March 1, 2010, representatives from the United States Olympic Committee, USA Track & Field, and the Houston Marathon Committee joined Houston Mayor Annise Parker at City Hall to announce that the city of Houston will host the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon for both men and women on January 14, 2012 at 8:00 a.m., CT.
New Zealand Olympian runs 1:07:36 to eclipse Meseret Defar’s U.S. All-Comers mark by 8 seconds - NEW ORLEANS, LA – February, 13, 2010 – Kim Smith of New Zealand set a pending U.S. All-Comers record in the half marathon today, clocking 1 hour, 7 minutes and 36 seconds at the second Rock ‘n’ Roll Mardi Gras Marathon & Half-Marathon benefiting the American Cancer Society.
INDIANAPOLIS - Bernard Lagat secured a fifth national indoor record Saturday night breaking the two-mile mark in the New York Road Runners Deuce Record Challenge at the Armory New Balance Track & Field Center. Lagat's time of 8 minutes, 10.07 seconds bettered Doug Padilia's 8:15.02 two-mile record set in 1990 at the Los Angeles Forum.
Norcross, GA (Feb. 8, 2011) - Mizuno USA, Inc. has announced the company has signed a three-year endorsement deal with runner Serena Burla. Burla’s partnership agreement with Mizuno extends from her previous connection with the company.
Spokane, WA—Bloomsday’s Corporate Cup has proven especially popular this year, as the team competition reached its limit of 250 teams in less than three days. Signup for Corporate Cup opened at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, and closed mid-day today.
Top American Finisher at Peachtree Road Race Extends Relationship with Mizuno Race Team - Norcross, GA (Feb. 7, 2011) - Mizuno USA, Inc. has announced the company has signed a three-year endorsement deal with runner Antonio Vega. Vega’s partnership agreement with Mizuno extends from his previous two-year relationship with the company.
MICK: It is a pleasure to talk to you. Nice run in Boston (4:03 mile). It must be quite a challenge racing with 10-15 other sub 4 minute milers. I read that you have reduced your mileage to about 60 miles per week to prepare for the mile. What kind of mileage do you normally do?
New York, February 8, 2011—In a rare gathering of three of America’s leading male long-distance runners of the past decade, Meb Keflezighi, Ryan Hall, and Abdi Abdirahman will run the 2011 NYC Half-Marathon.
LOS ANGELES, February 6, 2011 – Two-time defending champion Wesley Korir says he is in the best shape of his life and is ready to challenge his own race record at the 2011 Honda LA Marathon presented by K-Swiss. But he isn’t the only one aiming to set a record during the 26th edition of the race on March 20.
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