ILSA PAULSON WINS 2009 USA WOMEN’S MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIP AT 28th ANNUAL MEDTRONIC TWIN CITIES MARATHON
Colleen De Reuck Places Second, Wins USA Women’s Masters Championship; 29 Women Qualify for 2012 Women’s Marathon Olympic Trials - (St. Paul, Minn.) – A twenty-five year age difference separated the first and second place winners of the 2009 USA Women’s Marathon Championship today at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.
from IAAF - The Games of the XXXI Olympiad will be hosted by Rio de Janeiro. The host city of the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics was announced this evening at the 121st Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Copenhagen, Denmark, 2 October 2009.
“Marathoners of the Decades” Are Saluted in Celebration of the 40th Running of the New York City Marathon 2009
New York, October 1, 2009—Nine-time New York City Marathon winner Grete Waitz of Norway leads a roster of legends and champions honored as the “Marathoners of the Decades” announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO and race director Mary Wittenberg as part of the celebration of the 40th running of the event.
from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - The top long distance runners in the U.S. will toe the line this Sunday as the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon plays host to the championships for the USA Women's Marathon, Masters Marathon and Men's 10 Miles.
BALTIMORE, Md. - (September 29, 2009) - R2integrated (R2i), a leading Internet marketing company, in partnership with Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE), has announced that the 2009 Under Armour Baltimore Running Festival, set for Saturday, October 10, will be presented online through a new social media platform called R2iSMASH.
NEW YORK - (September 30, 2009) - Foot Locker has announced that Saucony, Inc. has become the official sponsor for the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCCC), the nation's premier high school championships for cross country runners.
(COLUMBUS, OH) – Approximately 15,000 runners and walkers will participate in the 30th edition of the Nationwide Better Health Columbus Marathon on October 18. In addition to the marathon and ½ marathon events, there will be a 5K corporate wellness event and the Red Nose Children’s Run.
Bay Area Olympian Magdalena Lewy-Boulet leads the women's field - San Jose, CA – September 29, 2009 – Meb Keflezighi, who earlier this year won the U.S. Half Marathon Championships in Houston, will line up as the favorite in this weekend’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in San Jose.
(press release) We are thrilled to announce that the 2010 Eugene Marathon and Half Marathon will culminate in a finish experience running fans cannot miss. Finally runners and walkers will feel the rush of entering historic Hayward Field through the arches of Powell Plaza and finish down the home stretch - where so many record breaking races have been decided.
Olympians Meb Keflezighi and Abdi Abdirahman Headline List of American Standouts in the ING New York City Marathon 2009
Olympian Jorge Torres to make marathon debut, Jason Lehmkuhle, Bolota Asmerom, Peter Gilmore, and Magdalena Lewy Boulet also entered as part of strong U.S.
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from iaaf - Monte-Carlo – Heading the Entry List for the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships which take place in Birmingham, UK on 11 October 2009, is three-time reigning champion Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 29, 2009 - Seven Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete in events during the Twin Cities Marathon weekend including at the TC 5k on Oct. 3, the Medtronic TC 10 Mile and the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 4.
Agnes Kiprop and Firehiwot Dado added to best ever women’s field - The women’s field of the Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon on 25th October has considerably grown in strength with more elite runners added. Most prominent names among the new entries are Kenya’s Agnes Kiprop and Ethiopia’s Firehiwot Dado, who both won big spring marathons this year.
NYRR - NEW YORK - (September 26, 2009) - Britain's Andy Baddeley and Shannon Rowbury of the United States won the men's and women's titles at the 29th Continental Airlines Fifth Avenue Mile (photo left, NYRR) on a beautiful fall Saturday afternoon.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - With three USA Marathon Championships on the line Sunday, October 4, the fields at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon in Minnesota will be packed with the nation's top competitors. The national championship events are part of the 28th Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon that starts in downtown Minneapolis and finishes in front of the State Capitol in St. Paul.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 26, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor won the women's race at the 32nd Great Cow Harbor 10k today, and Jason Lehmkuhle was second in the men's field. McGregor's time was 33:12 and Lehmkuhle crossed the finish line in 29:18 (first place time for men was 29:15).
By Britt Braudo, Cleveland.Com - In his first marathon since arriving in the United States less than two weeks ago, Kenya native Richard Chelimo stunned everyone as one of the multiple first-time competitors to win his division.
Runners will be challenged over 13 miles of rugged terrain on this volcanic Caribbean island - Brades, Montserrat – September 28, 2009 – The Montserrat Tourist Board (MTB), in collaboration with the Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) and the Fittest Man Running Club, will host the first-ever Montserrat Volcano Half Marathon on December 5, 2009.
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