Tia Brooks twice improved on her personal best to win the shot put at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha with 19.48m and become the first winner of a Diamond Race discipline in 2016 after she managed an upset victory on Friday (6).
Brooks got her first personal best when she reached 19.45m in the second round and extended that by three centimetres with her following effort.
(IAAF) - At the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha 12 months ago, the triple jump provided one of the highlights of the night. But instead of it being the men’s event – despite world and Olympic champion Christian Taylor being in action little more than an hour later – it was the women who captured the plaudits on Friday (6).
(IAAF) - The IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday (6), the opening meeting of the 2016 series, has once again assembled a plethora of the sport’s biggest names with Omar McLeod, Christian Taylor, Dafne Schippers and Almaz Ayana to mention just four.
Mike McManus, adidas Director of Global Sports Marketing, Running, talks about adidas BOOST Athletics Meeting, May 13-14, 2016
(runblogrun.com) - adidas will be hosting and introducing two new events in May and June. The adidas BOOST Athletics Meeting in Herzogenaurach, Germany, on the Adi Dassler Stadium track, on May 13-14. In June, adidas will host, with Global Athletics, a two day adidas BOOST Boston meeting on June 17-18.
adidas rolls out adidas BOOST Athletics Meeting in Herzogenaurach, Germany on May 13-14! Goal is for everyone to run very fast!
On April 25, adidas announced the adidas BOOST Boston Games, to be held June 17-18. Today, on May 3, adidas announces in Herzogenaurach, Germany, the hometown of their adidas Global HQ, the adidas BOOST Athletics Meeting, to be held at the Adi Dassler Stadium, on adidas campus on May 13-14.
DES MOINES, Iowa – Heather Kampf successfully defended her Grand Blue Mile title on Tuesday evening, winning the women’s 1-mile invitational race in 4:37.52. Chad Noelle, competing in his first race as a professional, took the men’s title in 4:12.11.
Heather Kampf, Katy Moen to Compete in the Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines on April 26; Kampf to Run the 1500m at Drake Relays
Minneapolis/St. Paul – April 26, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf and Katy Moen will be among the competitors in the women’s professional mile race at the Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines this evening, April 26. Then Kampf will race in the women’s 1500 meters at the Drake Relays on April 29.
World Record-holders to Highlight adidas Boost Boston Games June 17-18 BOSTON, Mass. (April 25, 2016)—The adidas Boost Boston Games, a two-day festival featuring a fan-friendly track event and the city’s first-ever “street meet,” will debut on June 17-18, organizers announced today.
( IAAF) - world Record-holders to Highlight adidas Boost Boston Games June 17-18 BOSTON, Mass. (April 25, 2016)—The adidas Boost Boston Games, a two-day festival featuring a fan-friendly track event and the city’s first-ever “street meet,” will debut on June 17-18, organizers announced today.
Japhet Kosgei won the 14th edition of the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. Taking into account the weather conditions with cold temperatures, wind and a couple of hail showers he clocked a fine time of 2:10:46. Defending champion Marius Ionescu of Romania took second with a personal best of 2:13:00 while Germany’s Hendrik Pfeiffer ran a superb debut in difficult conditions.
Deep Fields Expected to Compete for $132,000 Prize Purse at the 2016 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Events
Stephen Njoroge returns to defend marathon title; Ethiopians Alem Kifle and Hailemaryam Ayantu Dakebo headline women’s field; $40,500 American Development Program bonuses also available - PITTSBURGH – Deep international fields are expecte
Patrick Sanga hopes to bounce back in style when he runs the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf on Sunday. The Kenyan missed out on the Hannover Marathon two weeks ago because of a visa problem and now intends to break the course record at another German race instead.
MARATHON MONTH” CONCLUDES WITH LIVE COVERAGE OF THE LONDON MARATHON THIS SUN., APRIL 24, AT 3:30 AM ET ON NBCSN
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.
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.
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