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.
(Duluth, Minn.) Registration for the 2010 Grandma's Marathon begins Thursday, Jan. 14 at 12:01 a.m. (CST). Visit GrandmasMarathon.com starting Thursday to register for the event’s 34th running which is set for Saturday, June 19 at 7:30 a.m.
Flagstaff, AZ - 12 January 2010 - 2008 Olympic Marathon Trials competitor, Alvina Begay, will compete in the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon to be held on Sunday, 17 January 2010 in Phoenix. Since joining the adidas-McMillanElite team in November 2008, Begay has set personal records at 5,000m, 10,000m and the half-marathon.
from USATF - NEW YORK - Seven-time Wanamaker Mile champion Bernard Lagat will have to defeat the man who outsprinted him for silver at the 2009 IAAF World Championships 1,500 meters when he goes for a record eighth Wanamaker title at the 103rd Millrose Games.
- 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
- 1000m, Mile and 5000m All Strong in Boston
- REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SEVENTH-ANNUAL MORE/FITNESS HALF-MARATHON, THE LARGEST WOMEN’S ONLY HALF-MARATHON IN THE COUNTRY
- USATF Foundation Approves $385,000 in Grants for 2010