Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Aramco Houston Half Marathon Jan. 15; Houston Marathon Foundation Renews Support
HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), has launched the EVO Time to Fly elite team—a global, multi-discipline team that includes a cross-section of world-class trail and road runners, track athletes and triathletes.
Rio Olympic Medalists Lilesa, Rupp and Dibaba Lead Stacked Fields at 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half
Race Weekend to feature 13 2016 Olympians - HOUSTON (January 4, 2017) - The 45th edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend features stacked fields in both the Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon. The 2016 Olympic marathon silver and bronze medalists, Feyisa Lilesa and Galen Rupp, respectively, and the women's Olympic marathon bronze medalist Mare Dibaba, lead the fields in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon with a total of 13 Rio Olympians entered in the two races. Race-day for the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon isSunday, January 15.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Team USA will take on the world once again at the Great Edinburgh XCountry Challenge, held Saturday, January 7 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Jan. 3, 2017 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf has been selected to the U.S. team that will compete at the 2017 Great Edinburgh Cross Country Challenge held in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Jan. 7.
Today, FloSports, a leading direct-to-consumer sports media company, announced Jerry Schumacher is the recipient of the inaugural FloTrack American Distance Coach of the Year award, presented by T-Mobile. Along with the honor, Schumacher will receive a $10,000 cash award to support his continued dedication to distance running.
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Ben Rosario, photo by the Shoe Addicts - We asked Ben Rosario, coach of the HOKA ONE ONE Northern Arizona Elites, to write up five tips for cross country athletes. We like Ben's attitude and his tips! Use these for upcoming FootLocker, NXN, National champs and of course, California State Meet!
Happy Holidays from Fortius Media Group (The Running Network, RunBlogRun and The Shoe Addicts)! Wishing you a happy holiday with your family and loved ones! Thanks for supporting us in 2016, and here's to a wonderful 2017 !
High School Cross Country Teams from Memphis, Tenn. and Raleigh, N.C. Win 2016 HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals
The exceptional team, recruited to compete with a deep international field, includes the men's 2014 champion Meb Keflezighi, four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan, two-time Olympic medalist Galen Rupp, and two-time Olympian Desiree Linden
New ASICS GEL-NIMBUS® 19 Model Propels Long Distance Runners - Irvine, Calif. (December 15, 2016) – ASICS America Corporation has announced its iconic running shoe for long distance runners, the GEL-NIMBUS®, will be updated for 2017.
Nike Unveils Breaking2, on unlocking human potential, or, just how close can a man get to running 1:59:59?
RunBlogRun provides a quick note: We received this yesterday. As you know, it may take me a few days to gather an opinion. Lots to digest here. I will post the release in its original form, or close, and then, my comments. Here we go!
TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- The women of the Boston Athletic Association showed their dominance once again, taking home the women’s open title at the 2016 USATF Club Cross Country Championships at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee. In the open races, there were three new champions crowned in the final open championship of the 2016 season.
Claudia Lane and Reed Brown Capture First Place Titles at the 38th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships National Final
San Diego, Calif., Dec. 10, 2016 – Claudia Lane of Malibu, Calif., and Reed Brown of South Lake, Texas, captured first place titles at the 38th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCCC) National Finals at Morley Field, Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif., today. Race conditions were good with dry terrain, cloudy skies and cool temperatures reaching 60 degrees.
The Nike Cross Nationals is comprised of 8 Regional Qualifying meets and the National Finals in Portland. The new Nationals course at Glendoveer Golf Course will offer athletes a premium, challenging championship venue for putting it all on the line.
ORLANDO, Fla. – Dec. 1, 2016 – USA Track & Field and NBC Sports Group announced a historic eight-year partnership today that provides NBC Sports with the exclusive media rights to USA Track & Field’s live, elite-athlete competitions through 2024. It is the longest and most comprehensive agreement ever between the two parties.
Apply now and be part of history! - Imagine yourself running through 29 Chicago neighborhoods with more than 40,000 runners. Imagine 1.7 million spectators cheering you on every step of the way. Imagine crossing the finish line of the 40th running of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and etching your name in the record books.
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.
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