EUGENE, Ore. -- The 40th Nike Prefontaine Classic boasts an impressive field in 24 events, with over 50 U.S. athletes slated to compete at historic Hayward Field, May 30-31.
The first ever IAAF World Relays will play out to a worldwide TV audience and a capacity two-day stadium this coming weekend (Sat 24 / Sun 25 May) in The Bahamas.
55 U.S. Athletes Are Set to Compete Against the World’s Best in the Bahamas - LOS ANGELES (May 20, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will present exclusive television and online coverage of the inaugural IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas, May 24 and 25 at 6:30 p.m. ET on TV, and at 6:15 p.m. ET LIVE online at universalsports.com.
A Life Defined-The 60th Anniversary of the "Four Minute Mile", by Peter Thompson, from British Milers Club magazine, May 2014
The following article, by reknowned coach Peter J. L. Thompson, puts the sixtieth anniversary of the first sub four minute mile and Sir Roger Bannister, into a proper perspective. Read it, share it, then, go take a run.
BOSTON -- Meb Keflezighi was phenomenal Monday as he pulled away from the fastest men’s field in history Monday, holding off Kenya’s Wilson Chebet to become the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years. Keflezighi is the first U.S. men’s champion since Greg Meyer in 1983.
The 2014 BAA 5km on Saturday (19) was one for the ages, as thousands of runners took to the streets of Boston two days prior to the Boston Marathon.
Under crystal clear skies through Boston’s picturesque Back Bay neighbourhood, Ethiopia’s Dejen Gebremeskel set a men’s event record of 13:26, while Molly Huddle came from behind to win the women's race in 15:12.
Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA 1 Mile Road Championships in Des Moines April 22; Heather Kampf 2nd at B.A.A.
Running events on Boston Marathon® weekend begin Saturday morning, April 19, with $39,900 (USD) prize purse at stake.
BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced an elite field of Olympic Games and IAAF World Championships medalists and returning champions for the 2014 B.A.A. 5K, to be held on Saturday, April 19, two days prior to the 2014 Boston Marathon®. The 2014 B.A.A. 5K will have a field size of 10,000 entrants and will start and finish at Boston Common.
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