The B.A.A. (Boston Athletic Association) launches the Boston Marathon World Run app that virtually connects runners around the world and their social networks with the 2014 Boston Marathon.
by Larry Eder, RunBlogRun.com - The 2014 IAAF AL World Half Marathon Championships was a huge success today. For the Danish Athletic Federation, they sponsored the largest running event EVER in Denmark, with 30,000 runners in the half marathon, and 202 elite runners in their first World Championships of Athletics in Denmark.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Olympic silver medalist Nick Willis will return to Minneapolis on Thursday, May 8 to defend the Medtronic TC 1 Mile title he won last year in record-setting fashion, race organizer Twin Cities In Motion announced.
24th March 2014, Herzogenaurach - adidas miCoach SMART RUN has won the product design category at the Red Dot Award 2014 with the highest distinction.
The popularity and visibility of pole vault continues to increase. The NFHS is excited to provide a FREE, online course “Pole Vault: Successful Skill Development” for ALL pole vault coaches across the country. The course is 30 minutes in length.
Flanagan’s mark took off 12 seconds from Deena Kastor’s record of 47:15, set in 2003. - JACKSONVILLE, Fla.
SOPOT, Poland — Team USA, led by captains Bernard Lagat (Tucson, Ariz.) and Michelle Carter (Ovilla, Texas), is poised and ready for the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships, March 7-9, at Ergo Arena in Sopot, Poland. 2014 U.S.
SOPOT, Poland -- U.S. Women’s 1500m Champion Mary Cain (Bronxville, N.Y.) has withdrawn from the IAAF World Indoor Track & Field Championships due to injury, USATF announced Monday.
Elite field for USA 15K Championship includes five Olympians, four past race champions, and many major road racing names - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The 37th running of the GATE River Run 15K, host of the USA 15K Championship on Saturday, Mar. 15 is shaping up with another record year for participation, and the men’s and women’s elite fields are on pace to be among the strongest ever.
First major sponsor of BBTM campaign to elevate, celebrate iconic distance - SANTA BARBARA, Calif.
(USATF) (photo: Gabriele Grunewald following closely behind Jordan Hasay) INDIANAPOLIS – Gabriele Grunewald has been reinstated as the 2014 USA indoor women’s 3,000-meter champion and named to Team USA for the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships, USATF CEO Max Siegel announced Monday.
(USATF) INDIANAPOLIS -- Sharon Day-Monroe (Los Angeles) wins USA Track & Field Athlete of the week honors after setting an American record in women’s pentathlon Friday, Feb. 21 at USA Indoor Championships in Albuquerque. With the win, she also claimed her third straight title in the event and sits 12th all-time in the indoor women’s pentathlon.
Whiting sets meet record, champions crowned on final day of USA Indoor Championships Written by USATF.
ALBUQUERQUE — A USA Indoor Championship meet record went down Sunday, as Olympian Ryan Whiting (Port Matilda, Pa.) etched his name in the record books as competition wrapped up at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
Lagat turns in fastest 3,000m in USA Indoor Championships history on second day in Albuquerque Written by USATF.
ALBUQUERQUE -- Bernard Lagat ran the fastest time by an American in meet history and took home the men’s 3000m title in a time of 7:46.01 to highlight day two of the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M.
ALBUQUERQUE -- The first national champion of the 2014 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships was crowned Friday, as Sharon Day-Monroe (Los Angeles, Calif.) set a new American record en route to her third consecutive women’s pentathlon title on the opening day of competition at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The event runs through Sunday, February 23.
INDIANAPOLIS – Chris Derrick repeated as senior men’s champion, while Amy Van Alstine surprised the senior women’s field with her upset victory at the USA Cross Country Championships, Feb. 15 in Boulder, Colorado. The USA Cross Country Championships are the second stop on the USA Running Circuit, which concludes this fall with the .US National Road Racing Championships.
NEW YORK — A 33-year-old American record was broken by a 39-year-old star at the 107th Millrose Games Saturday night. Bernard Lagat entered the 2,000-meter run looking to break the record of 4:58.6 set by Steve Scott in 1981. Lagat, a fan favorite and the oldest runner in the field by eight years, took the lead at 1,200 meters and never looked back.
Haile Gebrselassie, the man regarded by many as the greatest distance runner of all time, will be the main pacemaker for the men’s race at the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 13 April, race organisers announced on Monday (17). The IAAF Gold Label Road Race will take place just five days short of Gebrselassie’s 41st birthday.
(USATF) INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Rutt wins USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week honors after two exceptional performances over the weekend in Boston. His first-place finish Feb. 7 in the men’s 800 meter at the Boston University Valentine Meet was a perfect precursor to the anchor leg he ran in the 4x800m relay at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix held Feb. 8 at the Reggie Lewis Center.
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