A torrid early pace put paid to a really fast time in Dubai on Friday morning, and after three consecutive victories for the most famous marathoner in the world, Haile Gebrselassie, it was the relatively unknown David Barmasai of Kenya who won today's Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, in 2.07.18.
Former world Shot Put champion Reese Hoffa of the USA is set to add some heavyweight pulling power to the 2011 Australian Athletics Tour with appearances at next month’s Briggs Athletics Classic in Hobart and at the IAAF Melbourne Track Classic in March.
Home Jen Simpson (Barringer) and Natasha Hastings compete in the New Balance Games in New York City.
Victah Sailor- Jen Simpson (newly married last October) the AR holder at the steeplechase, will make her NYC Armory racing debut on January 22nd at the New Balance Games at the Armory Track and Field Center in NYC. Last year on signing a contract with New Balance, Jen expressed a desire to race on the Armory track... and that time is here on Saturday.
(from IAAF)Boston, USA - Olympic 1500m silver medallist Nick Willis from New Zealand and US recorder holder Alan Webb will square off in the mile at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday, 5 February, organisers announced today.
IAAF -The marathon world came face to face with mortality recently, when Haile Gebrselassie announced his retirement. That was soon rescinded. But after three consecutive (and rapid) victories in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, the old master leaves the ‘world’s richest marathon’ this coming Friday (21) open to a posse of young pretenders to his crown.
Cox crushes own U.S. 50K record; Meyerhoff wins women's marathon; Forrest takes first pro race; wheelchair course record smashed; nearly 30,000 participants at 8th edition in the Valley of the Sun - PHOENIX - (January 16, 2011) - It's no secret that Kara Goucher doesn't like to lose. And that doesn't bode well for her competition at April's Boston Marathon.
NEW YORK – Two of the world’s most talked-about field event athletes will ply their trades when reigning World Indoor Champions Christian Cantwell and Fabiana Murer contest the men’s shot put and women’s pole vault, respectively, at the 104th Millrose Games.
MIAMI - Middle School students throughout the Dade County School system have begun training in the 2011 ING Run For Something Better® program, which will conclude Sunday, January 30 with more than 5,000 kids participating in a 1.2 mile-run as part of ING Miami Marathon and Half-Marathon® festivities.
U.S. 50K record holder Josh Cox looks to improve record; post-race concert by Vertical Horizon; 2-person half-marathon relay added for 2011 - PHOENIX - (January 12, 2011) - One of the top U.S. marathon hopefuls for the 2012 London Olympics, Kara Goucher will make her return to road racing at the 8th P.F.
by Larry Eder
The Boston Indoor Games has been in existence since 1996. In my humble opinion, the meet has developed a standard that is hard pressed to match indoors in North America, and it stands up very well to the meets I visit in Europe!
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