Known for its zero-drop platform, Altra has a number of shoes over multiple categories. The Provision 2.5 is an intermediate update—Altra’s nod to a partial overhaul—in this case, it’s the upper that gets the attention with closed mesh and no-sew overlays providing the support over the toes and through the saddle, and a stitched toe bumper shaping the height of the forefoot.
Heather Kampf Is 2nd at B.A.A. Invitational Mile; Biya Simbassa Is 4th at Mt. SAC Invitational 5000m
Minneapolis/St. Paul – April 19, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf placed second in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile in Boston on April 16, while Biya Simbassa finished fourth in the men’s invitational 5000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 15.
(IAAF) - Ethiopia's Lemi Bernanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa won at the 2016 edition of the Boston Marathon, the 120th running of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race, crossing the line in 2:12:44 and 2:29:19 respectively on Monday (18).
Chris O'Hare and Brook Handler take 2016 B.A.A. Miles, Men's story by James O'Brien and Women's by Barbara Heubner
( runblobrun.com) The B.A.A. Miles and 1000s have become quite popular on the Saturday before the Boston marathon. On a wonderfully windy and sunny day, the ten thousand finishers of the 5k finished, and the miles and thousand meters began.
Here are the stories on the Men's and Women's BAA Miles, written by James O'Brien and Barbara Heubner.
Ethiopia’s Meselech Melkamu smashed the course record by more than two minutes in the Haspa Marathon Hamburg. Finishing in 2:21:54 despite windy conditions she made a strong statement regarding the selection of Ethiopia’s marathon Olympic team.
The Cloudflyer is the second shoe where On has converted its Cloud technology to an EVA platform. The result is a Swiss engineered delight, a well-cushioned, sturdy shoe, that’s lighter than expected. The upper is semi-open mesh over the toes with closed mesh over the tongue and saddle, extending around the heel.
HAJ Hannover Marathon / Norbert Wilhelmi) Lusapho April took the HAJ Hannover Marathon for the third time after 2011 and 2013. The South African became the first male runner in the history of the event to achieve three victories.
Robert Chemosin won the Vienna City Marathon, clocking a fine 2:09:48 in very windy conditions. After two Ethiopian victories in the past two years this edition was dominated by the Kenyans again. Charles Cheryuiot (2:10:09), Suleiman Simotwo (2:10:15), Silas Limo (2:10:16) and Raymond Choge (2:11:07) finished in places two to five.
The Lunar Tempo was a descendant of the Lunar Elite and Luna Racer, and Round 2 continues that genetic link to performance. The upper is a tighly woven Flyknit with no-sew overlays lending their touch of support, shaping the toe for a more effective fit than Round 1.
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