Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 26, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor won the women's race at the 32nd Great Cow Harbor 10k today, and Jason Lehmkuhle was second in the men's field. McGregor's time was 33:12 and Lehmkuhle crossed the finish line in 29:18 (first place time for men was 29:15). Over 5,000 participants ran in the event held in Northport, New York, on the Long Island Sound.
By Britt Braudo, Cleveland.Com - In his first marathon since arriving in the United States less than two weeks ago, Kenya native Richard Chelimo stunned everyone as one of the multiple first-time competitors to win his division.
Runners will be challenged over 13 miles of rugged terrain on this volcanic Caribbean island - Brades, Montserrat – September 28, 2009 – The Montserrat Tourist Board (MTB), in collaboration with the Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) and the Fittest Man Running Club, will host the first-ever Montserrat Volcano Half Marathon on December 5, 2009. The race will be one of the key events during the island’s annual carnival celebration, known as Festival, with proceeds from the event being donated to three local charities, Special Olympics, Meals on Wheels and the Golden Years Retirement Home.
San Diego, CA – September 23, 2009 – The Competitor Group, the premier endurance sports media and event platform, today announced an exclusive and multi-year agreement with Brooks Sports, to become the official footwear and apparel partner of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. The partnership involves three official sponsorship categories, as well as a variety of marketing, promotional, branding and hospitality components.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 22, 2009 - Two Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Jason Lehmkuhle and Katie McGregor - will be among the competitors at the 32nd Great Cow Harbor 10k in Northport, New York, on Sept. 26. The race has over 5,000 participants and is marked by its view of the Long Island Sound and downhill finish. The 10k starts at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern).
from IAAF - Berlin, Germany - Haile Gebrselassie took the real,- Berlin Marathon in 2:06:08, missing his own world record of 2:03:59 after slowing considerably during the final seven kilometres today.
But the great Ethiopian still broke a World record in the German capital*. He had passed the 30km mark in 1:27:49. This time is still unofficial since official hand timing results were not available immediately after the race. Berlin race director Mark Milde had foreseen the possibility of a 30km record and had placed official timekeepers at that mark.