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.
Lusapho April goes for the course record, Anna Hahner wants to secure Olympic qualification in Hannover
Olympic marathon qualification could be a valuable additional prize for South Africa’s Lusapho April and Germany’s Anna Hahner, who are among the favourites for Sunday’s 26th edition of the HAJ Marathon Hannover. April hopes to improve the course record of 2:08:32 which he ran three years ago on this very flat course in Hannover.
Theatre of Emotions - this is the motto of this year’s Vienna City Marathon and additionally it is the title of a remarkable book on marathon running which was published by the organizers.
In recent years the Vienna City Marathon has developed strongly regarding the international significance of the race.
(New York, NY) April 2016 – Nike Vision announces the latest offering in its performance line of sunglasses with the new Spring 2016 Running Collection – marking the new design direction for the future of the brand’s eyewear.
Veronica Nyaruai Wanjiru of Kenya Wins Women's Race on the Third Stop of the 2015-16 PRRO Circuit - April 3, 2016, Washington, DC - Thirty-one year-old Sam Chelanga, a naturalized American citizen who was born in Kenya, won the 44th Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile in a time of 48:25.1 today. The last American male to win Cherry Blossom was Chris Fox in 1990. Twenty-six year-old Kenyan Veronica Nyaruai Wanjiru won the women's race in a time of 53:11.6. Conditions were less than ideal, with temperatures in the mid-30s and winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour during the race, thus slowing all runners' times considerably.
Bernard Lagat Shatters his own Masters World Record; Christian Cushing Murry and Julie Ertel place first in Men’s and Women’s Masters - SAN DIEGO – April 3, 2016 – Sunshine and speed: those two words perfectly embodied the Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday. The 31st edition of the world’s fastest 5K took place with thousands of runners taking to the streets of one of California’s most-scenic seaside towns.
More than 9,000 Runners Take to the Streets at Transamerica Rock ’n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco
Jonathan Varela Obando of Costa Rica and Alisa MacDonald of Canada were victorious - SAN FRANCISCO (April 3, 2016) – An ideal day for running with fog-shrouded skies and temperatures in the low-50s greeted more than 9,000 participants at this morning’s Transamerica Rock ’n’ Roll Half Marathon San Francisco. Jonathan Varela Obando of Costa Rica and Alisa MacDonald of Canada were the top finishers, breaking the tape in 1 hour, 14 minutes and 14 seconds, and 1:22:14, respectively.
Hilary Bor Wins Stanford Invitational Steeple With World Leading Time
(Palo Alto, CA) Hillary Bor (All Army) ran away from the field at the Stanford Invitational Friday night to win with a personal best in his 2016 steeplechase opener. Bor posted a U.S. and World leading mark for the 2016 at 8:30.70, less than a second off of the Rio Olympic standard.
(The 42nd Prefontaine Classic, a member of the IAAF Diamond League of elite international track & field meets, will be held May 27-28 at historic Hayward Field.) - Eugene, Oregon – World champion Julius Yego makes his U.S. debut at the Prefontaine Classic in the meet’s strongest-ever men’s javelin field.
Drake Relays Presented By Hy-Vee Men’s 400-Meter Hurdle Field Features Six Of The Top Eight In The World
DES MOINES, Iowa – Six of the top-10 400 meter runners in the world are set to grace the Blue Oval at the 107th Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee, Relays director Brian Brown has announced.
Half a dozen of experienced marathon runners with personal bests in the 2:23 to 2:27 region plus two more or less newcomers to the distance form part of the women’s elite field of the Vienna City Marathon on 10th April. Ethiopia’s Guteni Shone is the fastest on the current start list with a personal record of 2:23:32.
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