The long day of coverage for the New York City Marathon begins around 7 in the morning. I push the snooze button on my Iphone 6 three times, giving me 21 more minutes. Then, there is the Taxi ride, trying to see how close we can get to the Tavern on the Green/Marathon Pavilion. I get to West 64th and Broadway, so about a 1 kilometer walk to the Pavilion.
Written by RunBlogRun.com - The week in the Big Apple is one of my favorite weeks of the year. Besides watching the race, this keen observer meets with coaches, athletes, members of the medi and sponsors to get a feel for where the sport will be going in the next year.
Written by IAAF - Reigning champions Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany were in buoyant mood ahead of Sunday’s (6) TCS New York City Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
Written by RunBlogRun.com - Dathan Ritzenhein, BAA 10k 2016, photo by PhotoRun.net Updated November 2, 2016 Dathan Ritzenhein is in the last few days before the TCS New York City Marathon. Here is an interview that we did in September with Dathan. We wish him the best of luck!
Written by RunBlogRun.com - For the past six weeks, since her fine AR at the Rio Olympics, Molly Huddle has been focused on one goal, a succesful debut at the marathon. Many think she will do well, perhaps top 3. I think she could do even better.
Sponsorship with world-class team signed through next Olympic cycle - GOLETA, CALIF. (November 1, 2016) — HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), is the new exclusive sponsor of New Jersey New York Track Club, the top U.S. elite middle-distance team led by coaching legend Frank Gagliano.
Reigning Olympic Champions Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima Sumgong will receive 2016 AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards (BMR); Haile Gebrselassie will receive 2016 AIMS Lifetime Achievement Award.
The women's marathon in Frankfurt was quite compelling. The debut of a German citizen in Fate Tola, and the racing tandem of Mona Stockhecke, Martina Strehl, Charlotte Purdue and Lindsay Flanagan found all with PBs afterwards.
(RunBlogRun) - The 2016 Mainova Frankfurt Marathon was a huge success. Over 15,800 runners started the race, on a fine, cool, clear day at the end of October in Frankfurt, Germany. Mark Korir battled over the entire 42 kilometers, taking the last 4 kilometers to win the race.
Written by Sarah Irvin Clark. The October 16th Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon featured a field of 18,000 participants and, over the past five years, has raised more than $5.8 million for the hospital.
Following were highlights of the day:
New York City’s most populous borough placed gracious host to thousands of runners at Saturday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon. Smiles and high fives were never in short supply at the race’s finish line in beautiful Prospect Park amid the beauty and splendor of New York City in the fall.
[BOSTON, MA] - Experience proved to be the difference maker here at the 16th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Kenyans Daniel Salel and Mary Wacera pushed through relentless rainfall and blustery winds to claim victory, defending their titles in 1:03:13 and 1:10:19, respectively.
St. Paul, Minn. – October 9, 2016 – After 31 years, Phil Coppess, the humble factory worker from Iowa, is no longer the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon record holder. Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro broke the 1985 record by more than a minute, stopping the clock at 2:08:51.
Tatyana McFadden captures her seventh win and Marcel Hug takes the title in a photo finish - CHICAGO - In today's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, 40,400 runners crossed the finish line in Chicago's "front yard," Grant Park, as ideal weather conditions greeted them as well as thousands of volunteers and more than 1.7 million spectators.
Kenenisa Bekele established himself as the second fastest marathon runner ever, winning the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON with a time of 2:03:03 on Sunday. In a thrilling duel the Ethiopian superstar beat Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang.
BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday: Keen Anticipation for Duel between Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele
The former world record holder Wilson Kipsang versus the fastest man ever at 5 and 10,000m, Kenenisa Bekele – that is the grand showdown for the 43rd edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday. Kipsang of Kenya arrives in town having broken the world record here with 2:03:23 in 2013.
Aberu Kebede has another crack at the 2:20 barrier in Berlin - No rival in the women’s field has such as successful record in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON as Aberu Kebede. The Ethiopian is also unmatched in her knowledge of local conditions as she prepares to contest the most spectacular German road race for the fourth time on Sunday.
Twenty-five runners representing 10 different states took home age-group titles at the 2016 Paul Mitchell XTERRA Trail Run Nationals - OGDEN, Utah (Sept.
For the second consecutive year a Japanese runner has won the Blackmores Sydney Marathon, Tomohiro Tanigawa finishing atop the standings in 2 hours, 12 minutes and 13 seconds (2:12:13), the third fastest time in the history of the event.
Two-time Olympian and Team New Balance athlete Kim Conley will run the race as part of preparations for her marathon debut at the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon in November - NEW YORK (Sept. 19, 2016) – The New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, 5K, and Youth Field Da, on Sunday, September 25, will feature more than 14,000 runners of all ages and abilities.
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