by Chris Lotsbom, with intro note by Larry Eder
The 2011 New Balance Indoor Champs opened with a night of amazing distance running! While many would consider anytime Lukas Verzbicas races, that the possibility of a record is there, the girl's 5,000 meter record was truly unforeseen.
Hillsdale, Ill. – The Talley brothers and the Allen brothers won multiple titles for their families Sunday at the USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships held at Proviso West High School in Hillsdale, Ill.
INDIANAPOLIS - Hundreds of athletes will gather this Saturday and Sunday at Proviso West High School in Hillsdale, Ill. to run, jump and throw their way to the first-ever national titles awarded at the USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships.
Will face strong international field including ING New York City Marathon champions Gebre Gebremariam and Marilson Gomes dos Santos on March 20, Edna Kiplagat, ING New York City Marathon 2010 women’s winner, also to compete in NYC Half - New York, March 6, 2011— Fresh off his repeat 3000-meter victory at the European Indoor Championships on Saturday, the European Championships outdo
INDIANAPOLIS – The new American Record holder in the women’s indoor shot put, Jillian Camarena-Williams has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the week after winning her seventh consecutive indoor U.S. title Sunday afternoon at the 2011 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships presented by BMW in Albuquerque, N.M.
Otsu, Japan - Ethiopian Deribe Merga and Paul Kipsang of Kenya will be making a course record assault at Sunday’s (6) Lake Biwa Marathon in Otsu, Japan.
All-session tickets for the 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, to be held June 23-26 in Eugene, Ore., will go on sale Friday, March 4. Tickets may be ordered in any of three ways:
* online at http://www.GoDucks.com - beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET
* via phone (1-800-WEB-FOOT) - beginning at noon ET
Paris, France – With a number of tantalising head-to-head match-ups topping the bill, this weekend’s 31st European Indoor Championships (4 to 6 March) at the Palais Omnisport Paris-Bercy will provide a fitting climax to this indoor season, and in some instances, even a glimpse at what is to come at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics - Daegu 2011 next Au
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Two American Records highlighted the day as the women stole the show in Albuquerque. Jillian Camarena-Williams broke a 24-year-old record in the shot put, while Jenn Suhr broke her own record on her way to winning the women’s 2011 Indoor Visa Championship Series title.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Two-time Olympic medalist Bernard Lagat was the victor in his highly-anticipated Nike Men’s 3,000 meter race against 2008 Olympian Galen Rupp at the 2011 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships presented by BMW in Albuquerque, N.M.
Tokyo, Japan - Breaking away from Paul Biwott after 33 kilometres, Hailu Mekonnen of Ethiopia won the fifth edition of the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (27), clocking 2:07:35.
Rodgers, Benoit Samuelson, Beardsley, Lewy Boulet also among VIP notables at 33rd edition - NAPA, Calif. - (February 26, 2011) - The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon has announced its elite field. A strong group of top runners will join a sold-out crowd of 2,400 participants for the 33rd edition on Sunday, March 6, 2011.
Top three Americans with first "A" standard qualifying times to receive bonus money - PITTSBURGH - (February 25, 2011) - The Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon has announced special incentives to encourage Olympic hopefuls to race on Sunday, May 15, 2011.
Half-marathon caps weekend of events that draws event record 22,000 participants to Walt Disney World - LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - (Feb. 27, 2011) - Holding off challengers virtually the entire 13.1 miles Sunday morning, Jennifer Hanley-Pinto, 33, of Jacksonville, Fla.
2011 Lake Biwa Marathon .....WR holder Deriba Merga vs Sub 2.05 Wilson Kipsang from Commerce Bank Frankfurt winner
Organizers of the Lake Biwa Marathon, scheduled for Sunday, March 6, have announced their invited fields. The IAAF Gold Label race, one of the Japanese selection races for their IAAF World Championships Team, has improved the quality of their field for this year's 66th edition:
International Athletes (with personal best times):
Wilson Kipsang (KEN) 2:04:57 2010 Frankfurt
Heather Kampf, Gabriele Anderson to Compete at USA Indoor Championships in Albuquerque Feb. 26-27; Jason Lehmkuhle Wins Ohme 30
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Feb. 21, 2011 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf and Gabriele Anderson have qualified to compete at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships that will be held in Albuquerque on Feb. 26-27. Kampf is qualified in both the 800 meters and the mile and Anderson will run in the mile.
Team USA senior men and women take team gold at NACAC Cross Country Championships; Cheseret, Orr win individual titles
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Robert Cheseret (Colorado Springs, Colo.) took the individual title in the men's 8 km and Megan Duwell (Flagstaff, Ariz.) won silver in the women's 6 km to lead Team USA men and women to the team gold medals. Chelsea Orr (Sammamish, Wash.) won individual gold in the junior women's 6 km to lead the U.S.
Five-hour program adds pre-race traffic reports and new features - LOS ANGELES, February 19, 2011 – Runners and fans of the 2011 Honda LA Marathon presented by K-Swiss will benefit from a greatly expanded and interactive radio broadcast of the March 20th race on AM 570 KLAC/FOX Sports LA. The five-hour broadcast of the marathon will begin at 5 a.m.
33rd edition resonates with wide range of runners; another sold-out field - NAPA, Calif. - (February 20, 2011) - A sold-out crowd of 2,400 marathon participants from ten countries and 44 U.S. states will line up for the 33rd Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon on Sunday, March 6, 2011.
Portuguese soccer manager Jose Mourinho likes to describe himself as "The Special One"; well now maybe this tiny corner of the United Arab Emirates should describe itself as just that.
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