Aramco Houston Half Marathon to host USA Half Marathon Championships - HOUSTON (January 7, 2015) - The 43rd edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend features stacked fields in both the Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon, which plays host to the USA Half Marathon Championships.
Written by David Monti - 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved, used with permission. - (07-Jan) -- Reigning Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi and Olympic bronze medalist Shalane Flanagan will lead the home-country charge at the 119th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 20, race organizers announced this morning.
MONTANO BACK IN TRAINING
BERKELEY (USA): US 800 m star Alysia Montano after giving birth in August started up her training 6 weeks after. With the new addition she relocated back to her home town in Southern California to have the support of the family. Alysia has joined up with a small training group with Lashinda Demus, Delilah Muhammad, Mackenzie Hill and Shannon Murakami but will continue to receive workouts from her coach Tony Sandoval (UC Berkeley head coach). She has been participating in local 5k races and has plans to run in the Husky Classic indoor meet next month. Informs Louis Montano her husband and agent.
In his first cross-country race in nearly two years, Dathan Ritzenhein became the first American winner of the 58th Campaccio Cross Country in San Giorgio su Legnano - Dathan Ritzenhein created a small slice of history today (6) as he became the first American winner of the Campaccio Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit race, held in San Giorgio su Legnano.
Norcross, GA. (January 5, 2015) – Mizuno USA, a global leader in sports apparel, footwear and equipment, announced today the appointment of Mark Sheehan as Vice President - Product Management, Running Division. Sheehan will report to Dick Lyons, Senior VP/GM – Product Divisions.
AN JOSE, Calif. – Alexa Efraimson, 17, shattered the previous U.S. 5K road record for Junior women (ages 19-and-under) with a time of 16 minutes and 8 seconds at the 10th Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot” in San Jose, Calif. on November 27, 2014 (Thanksgiving Day).
Lavillenie with two trophies
PARIS (FRA): Pole vault World record holder and IAAF Athlete of the Year Renaud Lavillenie won on Friday evening another award. Actually two during one evening. He became the Champion of Champions in the World and in France in the end of the year poll of the French sports daily L´Équipe.
(USATF)_INDIANAPOLIS -- Myles Marshall and Irene Obera are the 2014 Youth and Masters Athletes of the Year, USATF announced Monday.
Marshall earns 2014 USATF Youth Athlete of the Year after taking home gold at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
Olympian Will Lead Expansion of Training Programs at All Levels - ATLANTA, November 24, 2014 – Following through on its commitment to build new centralized training programs to meet the needs of its 21,000 beginner, committed and elite members, Atlanta Track Club announced today that it has hired Amy Begley, a 2008 US Olympian, as the first full-time head coach in the Club’s 50-year
(photo: AJ Mast | NCAA Photos)TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- A team full of Michigan natives gave Michigan State its first NCAA team championship in any women’s sport Saturday.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Two of the top programs in NCAA men’s cross country made history Saturday at LaVern Gibson Championship Course.
INDIANAPOLIS – Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi and USATF Outdoor champion and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been named the 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year, respectively.
Atlanta Track Club & Mizuno USA sign historic "integrated marketing " agreement: What it means to the sport
In an announcement with far-reaching consequences, the Atlanta Track Club and Mizuno, one of the largest sports product manufacturers in the world, have reached a long term agreement for Mizuno to sponsor all facets of the Atlanta Track Club, its events and its merchandise.
Jon Peterson to Compete at .US National 12k Championships on Nov. 16; Four Team USA Minnesota Runners Finish in Top 12 at EQT Pi
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Nov. 11, 2014 – Team USA Minnesota’s Jon Peterson will be among the elite competitors who have qualified to run in the .US National 12k Championships in Alexandria, Virginia, on Nov. 16. Peterson obtained an ‘A’ qualifier for the race by finishing fifth at the USA 7 Mile Championships at Bix in July with a time of 33:54.
Abbott Celebrates the Power of Health and Achievement as First-Ever Title Sponsor of World Marathon Majors
INDIANAPOLIS -- Track and field fans have the opportunity to help select USA Track & Field’s 2014 Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee winners through online voting.
As a formalized sport, cross country stretches back to 19th century England, with muddy landscapes and barriers—both natural and manmade—making the chase more interesting. Here we take our annual look at shoes best suited to just these conditions—oh, and made for speed, too. We looked at 5 updates and one new model. Though we’ve said it for ten years, it remains true.
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