The B.A.A. 10K is the second race of the 2013 B.A.A. Distance Medley, a three-race series which awards $100,000 USD to the male and female with the fastest cumulative time from the three races - BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced that 2013Boston Marathon® men's championLelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, will compete in the 2013 B.A.A. 10K on Sunday, June 23.
McLain Leads ADP USA Outdoor Track Qualifiers With 1500m A Standard at AMC HP Meet - (Indianapolis, IN) - Mack McLain (adidas/BRC) closed with a 55 last 400-meters to pass nine competitors to finish 3rd at the American Milers Club High Performance meet on Saturday earning a USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships automatic qualifying A standard and a four-second personal best at 3:39.81.
(USATF)INDIANAPOLIS - Mary Cain (Bronxville, N.Y.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting American junior and high school records in the 800-meter race at the Nike Prefontaine Classic on June 1 in Eugene, Ore.
June 8: Ladia Albertson-Junkans to Run New York Mini 10k; Meghan Peyton, Jon Peterson at Portland Track Festival
Minneapolis/St. Paul – June 5, 2013 – Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners will be on either the East Coast or the West Coast this weekend for competitions. On June 8, Ladia Albertson-Junkans will be among the all-women competitors at the Oakley New York Mini 10k, while Meghan Peyton and Jon Peterson will each run the 5000 meters at the Portland Track Festival.
Heather Kampf Wins Two 800m Races; Gabriele Anderson Runs PR in 800m; Ben Sathre 5th at Dam to Dam 20k
Minneapolis/St. Paul – June 2, 2013 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf won the 800 meters at the Festival of Miles on May 30 and at the Music City Distance Carnival on June 1, while Gabriele Anderson posted a personal best in the 800m at the Prefontaine National meet on May 31. In addition, Ben Sathre finished fifth at the Dam to Dam 20k on June 1.
Elliott Breaks Meet & TN State Record With 3:57.16, While Dey Posts First Sub 4:00 Mile - (Colorado Springs, CO) - Matthew Elliott (Brooks) got his second win in three years in the Music City Distance Carnival's Mile Run in Nashville, TN, on Saturday night with a personal best of 3:57.16.
(IAAF) Ethiopia’s pocket-sized power house Tsegay Kebede unleashed a late surge to regain the men’s title at today’s 2013 Virgin London Marathon IAAF Gold Label Road Race as Priscah Jeptoo led a Kenyan one-two to add the women’s crown to the Olympic silver medal she won on the same London streets last August.
Singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson to headline post-race concert and Drake Relays closing ceremonies. - DES MOINES, Iowa – The Hy-Vee Road Races at the Drake Relays are set to feature nearly 50 world-class road runners in addition to registered recreational runners all competing for $120,000 in prize money, Drake Relays director Brian Brown and Hy-Vee announced Tuesday.
The British line-up has been revealed for the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games, part of the IAAF Diamond League, in London on July 26-27 which will see memorable moments like ‘Super Saturday’ from London 2012 relived a year on from the Olympic opening ceremony.
Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon and Rita Jeptoo her second in 2:26:25, both after surviving tactical races with several lead changes on a sunny Monday morning (15) at the 117th edition of the Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
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Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa won the 2013 Men’s Race of the Boston Marathon with a final time of 2:10.22. Desisa traveled in a pack of 3 men during the final mile of the race, but was able to pull away to get the victory.
(USATF)INDIANAPOLIS - Ben True (Hanover, N.H.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after leading the USA men’s team to a silver medal at the 40th IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Sunday.
American Record-holder Deena Kastor to Compete in 10th Anniversary of More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon
Kastor placed third in recent ASICS LA Marathon, only her second marathon since the birth of her daughter two years ago - New York, March 26, 2013—American record-holder Deena Kastor, coming off a strong third-place finish recently at the ASICS LA Marathon, will compete in the 10th-anniversary running of the More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon on Sunday, April 14, it
(USATF) - BYDGOSZCZ, Poland--In one of the most surprising performances in recent memory, Team USA, led by the sixth place finish of Ben True (Hanover, N.H.) earned a hard fought team silver medal in the senior men's 12-kilometer race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships at Myslecinek Park.
Eugene—The Ethiopian Athletic Federation has designated the men's and women's 10,000-meter events at the Prefontaine Classic as Ethiopia's selection races for this summer's World Championships.
B.A.A. at 125 Years: The Colorful History of the Boston Athletic Association, the book by John Hanc, note by Larry Eder
The B.A.A. at 125
The Official History of the Boston Athletic Association, 1887-2012
By John Hanc
Foreword by Matt Damon