This Fourth of July, celebrate America at the world’s largest 10K! For 47 years, the AJC Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, Georgia has welcomed runners and walkers to participate in this iconic Independence Day event. Now with 60,000 finishers, it has become the largest road race in the country!
The 3000 meter races on Friday night were alot of fun to watch. Our friends at Race Results Weekly wrote this piece on the distance races on Day 1 of the USATF Indoor Champs.
HILL, ROWBURY SUCCESSFULLY DEFEND USA INDOOR 3K TITLES
By David Monti, @d9monti
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Centrowitz holds off Andrews to Nab second straight USA indoor 1500m win, by David Monti, RRW, used with permission
The nature of racing is what makes track & field so fascinating. It is about, in the final analysis, rivalries. Take Matt Centrowitz and Robbie Andrews.
( Lindsay Rossmiller from RunBlogRun) In the second day of the USA Champs, the absolute reason why people love track and field was reinforced nearly each and every event! It was about the competition!
In a facility better than most that I attend for indoor events around the world, the OCC hosted two days of wonderful elite and two days of high school competition.
STATEN ISLAND, New York -- More than 2,000 young athletes ages 8-18 will descend upon the brand new, state of the art Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex, March 11-13 to compete for national titles at the three-day USATF Hershey Youth Indoor Championships.
The IAAF London 2017 entry standards for road events, combined events and the 10,000m are also confirmed.
During the IAAF Council Meeting on Thursday (10), Council decided the host cities for two 2018 IAAF World Athletics Series events.
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 10, 2016 – NBCSN presents coverage of the 2016 USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend from Portland, Ore., beginning tomorrow, Friday, Mar. 11, at 11:30 p.m. ET and continuing live this Saturday, Mar. 12, at 8 p.m. ET.
One week from now, the focus of the athletics world will be on the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016, which takes place from 17-20 March.
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson resigns from London 2017 Board after claiming she felt "a bit too tokenistic"
(Duncan Mackay. Inside the games) Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has become the latest person to resign from the Board of the company organising next year's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London because she claimed she felt "a bit too tokenistic".
She is the fourth senior figure involved in the event to have stood down in five weeks.
Seventy runners plus one dog, on a 1,500 kilometer relay to deliver one pair of Diadora shoes! Diadora Making it Bright
by Larry Eder (sponsored by Diadora) How many runners does it take to deliver one pair of Diadora N9000s?
Well, for this one lucky consumer in Barcelona, it took 70 runners plus one dog, a week to run, with package in hand, from Milano to Barcelona. The journey of 1,482 kilometers was captured on video, and in photos, by Diadora.
(IAAF)Lucas Rotich won the Lake Biwa Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in 2:09:11 in the Japanese city of Otsu on Sunday afternoon (6).
PORTLAND, Ore. – It’s not often that high school athletes get a chance to compete alongside their heroes.
But that’s exactly what will happen for a total of 144 prep sprinters representing 36 teams from Oregon, Washington and Idaho at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016. The four-day meet will be held March 17-20 at the Oregon Convention Center.
Tadese for Cardiff
Meseret Hailu heads the elite women’s field: defending champion puts course record in her sights as part of tough challenge for Ethiopian Olympic selection
(by RunBlogRun.com)- In the second of two Olympic Trials contested today, the women's race had the most drama. 2012 Fourth placer, Amy Cragg not only made the team, but moved up to the win. " I had spent four years training to improve one place," noted Amy after her hard won victory. She improved three places!
Galen Rupp dominates his debut marathon with U.S. Olympic Trials team! Meb makes team 4, and Jared Ward takes third!
2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Preview: Deep with Veterans but Rich With New Talent, by Mark Winitz
Shalane Flanagan vs Desi Linden, photo by PhotoRun.net, Deena Kastor has withdrawn on February 10, 2016. Nearly four hundred athletes will be running the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials next Saturday, February 13, in Los Angeles.
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