Abdi Abdirahman is one of our most veteran of American distance runners. Abdi is a four time Olympian, who competed in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012. In 2000 and 2004, Abdi made the U.S. Olympic team at 10,000 meters, finishing in tenth in 2000 and fifteenth in 2004.
Abdi Abdirahman, TCS NYC Marathon, third place, photo by PhotoRun.net
Molly Huddle had a fine experience at her marathon debut.
The long day of coverage for the New York City Marathon begins around 7 in the morning. I push the snooze button on my Iphone 6 three times, giving me 21 more minutes. Then, there is the Taxi ride, trying to see how close we can get to the Tavern on the Green/Marathon Pavilion. I get to West 64th and Broadway, so about a 1 kilometer walk to the Pavilion.
Written by RunBlogRun.com - The week in the Big Apple is one of my favorite weeks of the year. Besides watching the race, this keen observer meets with coaches, athletes, members of the medi and sponsors to get a feel for where the sport will be going in the next year.
High school cross country starts quickly, so use those early races to get into shape. Continue to build speed. 300 Mile athletes add a Saturday run.
Written by IAAF - Reigning champions Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany were in buoyant mood ahead of Sunday’s (6) TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
Written by RunBlogRun.com - Dathan Ritzenhein, BAA 10k 2016, photo by PhotoRun.net Updated November 2, 2016 Dathan Ritzenhein is in the last few days before the TCS New York City Marathon. Here is an interview that we did in September with Dathan. We wish him the best of luck!
Written by RunBlogRun.com - For the past six weeks, since her fine AR at the Rio Olympics, Molly Huddle has been focused on one goal, a succesful debut at the marathon. Many think she will do well, perhaps top 3. I think she could do even better.
Sponsorship with world-class team signed through next Olympic cycle - GOLETA, CALIF. (November 1, 2016) — HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), is the new exclusive sponsor of New Jersey New York Track Club, the top U.S. elite middle-distance team led by coaching legend Frank Gagliano.
Reigning Olympic Champions Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima Sumgong will receive 2016 AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards (BMR); Haile Gebrselassie will receive 2016 AIMS Lifetime Achievement Award.
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