Veronica Nyaruai Wanjiru of Kenya Wins Women's Race on the Third Stop of the 2015-16 PRRO Circuit - April 3, 2016, Washington, DC - Thirty-one year-old Sam Chelanga, a naturalized American citizen who was born in Kenya, won the 44th Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile in a time of 48:25.1 today. The last American male to win Cherry Blossom was Chris Fox in 1990. Twenty-six year-old Kenyan Veronica Nyaruai Wanjiru won the women's race in a time of 53:11.6. Conditions were less than ideal, with temperatures in the mid-30s and winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour during the race, thus slowing all runners' times considerably.
Bernard Lagat Shatters his own Masters World Record; Christian Cushing Murry and Julie Ertel place first in Men’s and Women’s Masters - SAN DIEGO – April 3, 2016 – Sunshine and speed: those two words perfectly embodied the Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday. The 31st edition of the world’s fastest 5K took place with thousands of runners taking to the streets of one of California’s most-scenic seaside towns.
More than 9,000 Runners Take to the Streets at Transamerica Rock ’n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco
Jonathan Varela Obando of Costa Rica and Alisa MacDonald of Canada were victorious - SAN FRANCISCO (April 3, 2016) – An ideal day for running with fog-shrouded skies and temperatures in the low-50s greeted more than 9,000 participants at this morning’s Transamerica Rock ’n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco. Jonathan Varela Obando of Costa Rica and Alisa MacDonald of Canada were the top finishers, breaking the tape in 1 hour, 14 minutes and 14 seconds, and 1:22:14, respectively.
Hilary Bor Wins Stanford Invitational Steeple With World Leading Time
(Palo Alto, CA) Hillary Bor (All Army) ran away from the field at the Stanford Invitational Friday night to win with a personal best in his 2016 steeplechase opener. Bor posted a U.S. and World leading mark for the 2016 at 8:30.70, less than a second off of the Rio Olympic standard.
(The 42nd Prefontaine Classic, a member of the IAAF Diamond League of elite international track & field meets, will be held May 27-28 at historic Hayward Field.) - Eugene, Oregon – World champion Julius Yego makes his U.S. debut at the Prefontaine Classic in the meet’s strongest-ever men’s javelin field.
Drake Relays Presented By Hy-Vee Men’s 400-Meter Hurdle Field Features Six Of The Top Eight In The World
DES MOINES, Iowa – Six of the top-10 400 meter runners in the world are set to grace the Blue Oval at the 107th Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee, Relays director Brian Brown has announced.
Half a dozen of experienced marathon runners with personal bests in the 2:23 to 2:27 region plus two more or less newcomers to the distance form part of the women’s elite field of the Vienna City Marathon on 10th April. Ethiopia’s Guteni Shone is the fastest on the current start list with a personal record of 2:23:32.
HOKA ONE ONE’s acknowledged strength has been its maximum cushioning. The Vanquish 2 carries high the banner established by the Mafate and other models that launched the brand. The upper is closed mesh with 3D-printed overlays and splashy graphics. The fit is closer than some of its other models, but it’s pretty true to size.
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