• Defending champion Annie Bersagel targets another personal best

    Defending champion Annie Bersagel will be the main contender in Sunday’s METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. The American hopes to further improve her personal best she ran last year in this race with 2:28:59. While elite fields for this edition had to be cut drastically for financial reasons there are hopes for a national winner in the men’s race. With the Rio Olympic Games already in mind André Pollmächer intends to go for a sub 2:12 time. Adding other events at shorter distances a total of 18,000 runners have entered the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf.

    There are hopes that next year the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf will return to higher standards again. However this year the fastest man in the elite field is former Maroccan Abdelhadi El Hachimi who competes for Belgium. Already 40 years of age he has a personal best of 2:11:30 from 2011. Last year El Hachimi clocked 2:12:45 in Berlin.

  • ESPN Announces Historic Live Television Coverage Schedule for NCAA DI Outdoor Championships

    Fans of collegiate track & field have long clamored for national, primetime television exposure – particularly for the sport’s crown jewel event, the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

    The wait is over: On June 10-13 from Eugene, Oregon, the Championships – featuring star-studded teams and world-class athletes – will take center stage on ESPN, the Worldwide Leader in Sports.

    The Championships’ first-ever ESPN and ESPN2 primetime broadcasts on Friday and Saturday were announced as part of network’s 12-hour live television programming schedule for all four days of the meet.

  • Heather Kampf, Meghan Peyton to Compete at Drake Relays April 23-24; Kampf Defends Title at Grand Blue Mile; B.A.A. Mile and Mt. SAC Results

    Minneapolis/St. Paul – April 22, 2015 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf and Meghan Peyton will compete on the track at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, with Kampf running the 800 meters on April 24 and Peyton in the 5000 meters on April 23.  As part of the Drake Relays week of festivities, Kampf defended her title at the Grand Blue Mile on April 21.

    At the Hy-Vee Night at the Drake Relays on Friday, Kampf will be among the top invited athletes who will compete in the women’s 800 meters which will be held at 8:00 p.m.  She has a best in the distance of 2:00.04. 

    Peyton will run the 5000m at the Drake Relays Distance Carnival on Thursday with the open women’s race at 8:40 p.m. on the Blue Oval track.  She has run 15:41.1 in the 5000.

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  • 2015 Boston Marathon: Winner Interviews

    Lelisa Desisa (ETH) talks about getting his 2nd (2013) Boston win and Caroline Rotich (KEN) talks about getting her first.


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