World class running event returns the weekend of Sept. 17 – 18, 2016 - PHILADELPHIA – August 5, 2016 – American long distance runner Neely Spence Gracey is set to compete at the 2016 AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon on Sunday, September 18, 2016. Gracey is using the race as a training run for the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon.
Flying Dutchwoman Dafne Schippers will compete over 100m at the IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels on Friday 9 September, the meeting organisers announced on Monday (8). Schippers is the current Diamond Race leader in the event and also defended her European 100m title last month, as well as taking the 100m silver medal at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015.
Hoka has released running shoes that have drilled down to provide protective cushioning or light weight or increased durability. The new Clayton combines all three and features new rocker geometry to give it some snap.
The success of adidas’ Boost foam has rested on the protective ride and performance feel it provides. The new Pure Boost X is designed to address a common fit issue women experience, so it’s available only in women’s sizes. The stretchy knit upper is supported by no-sew overlays.
A year of outstanding performances by Peres Jepchirchir could be improved still further if the Kenyan fulfils her marathon potential at the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on October 30. The 22-year-old has already captured the World Half Marathon title, surprising better known performers to win in Cardiff in Wales on March 26.
Zach Miller, Sage Canaday, Camille Herron and Jim Walmsley to join roster of elite endurance athletes - Fountain Valley, Calif. (August 1, 2016) – NATHAN, the Running Essentials™ leader, announced today the expansion of the brand’s athlete team with the addition of four star ultrarunners – Zach Miller, Sage Canaday, Camille Herron and Jim Walmsley.
Kim Conley and Dathan Ritzenhein to Lead Star-Studded American Field at 2016 TCS New York City Marathon
Two-time Olympian Conley will join previously announced NYRR Team for Kids Ambassador Molly Huddle in making her marathon debut in New York following Rio 2016 Games; Three-time Olympian Ritzenhein to headline men’s contingent that includes 10 U.S.
Rainsberger Breaks US HS 3k Outdoor Record At World Champs - (Bydgoszcz, Poland) Katie Rainsberger finished a solid 7th in the 3,000-meters at the IAAF World U20 (formerly World Junior) Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Wednesday to post the fastest outdoor mark ever by an American high school girl.
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 27, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf will be among the elite competitors at the Sir Walter Miler that will be held on Aug. 5 at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. That same weekend, Rob Molke and Jon Peterson will run in the MDRA (Minnesota Distance Running Association) 15k that will be held Aug. 7 at Crosby Farm Park in St. Paul.
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