Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 18, 2010 - Team USA Minnesota's Antonio Vega won his first national championship at the USA Half Marathon Championships in a race hosted by the Aramco Houston Half Marathon on Jan. 17. His time of 1:01:54 was a personal best by more than a minute as well as the fourth fastest time by an American on the Houston half marathon course.
HOUSTON - (January 17, 2010) - Teshome Gelana and defending women's champion Teyba Erkesso led an Ethiopian sweep of the 38th Chevron Houston Marathon, each setting course and Texas state records in the process, on Sunday morning.
HOUSTON (Jan. 13, 2010) – Record participation has become synonymous with the annual Chevron Houston Marathon Weekend – and this year is no exception. More than 26,000 runners will take to the streets of Houston Sunday to participate in the Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon, El Paso Corporation 5K (“EP5K”) and Texas Children’s Hospital Kids’ Fun Run.
Champions’ checks of $20,000 announced, New spring date set for Sunday, March 21 - New York, January 12, 2010—The largest half-marathon prize purse in the United States—$100,000—and a new spring date of Sunday, March 21, for the fifth annual NYC Half-Marathon were announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg. The men’s and women’s champions will each earn $20,000, the largest first-prize checks for a non-marathon race in the country.
from USATF - The sixteenth annual 3M Half Marathon & Relay in Austin, Texas is right around the corner and we've been cleaning up our act. Once again we have taken measures to reduce waste and ensure that as little garbage as possible ends up in the landfill ... no easy feat with an anticipated 5,500 participants.
The sixteenth annual 3M Half Marathon & Relay in Austin, Texas is right around the corner and we've been cleaning up our act. Once again we have taken measures to reduce waste and ensure that as little garbage as possible ends up in the landfill ... no easy feat with an anticipated 5,500 participants.
- Grandma's Marathon Registration Opens Thursday
- McMillanElite Kicks off 2010 in Phoenix, Houston and Flagstaff
- Lagat faces World Champs rematch in Wanamaker Mile
- Raising the ante for Olympic trials Houston seeks to land both races in January 2012
- Six Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston Jan. 17; Heather Dorniden, Katie McGregor at Indoor Track Meets Jan. 16