INDIANAPOLIS - October in the Twin Cities means that, once again, the top long distance runners in the U.S. will toe the line as the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon plays host to the championships for the USA Men's Marathon, Masters Marathon and Women's 10 Miles Championships. The USA Women's 10 Mile Championships will start the day's events on Sunday at 7:03 a.m. Central Time with the marathon starting at 8:00 a.m.
MINNEAPOLIS - (September 27, 2010) - For the first time in the history of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, spectators will be able to track individual runners' course times and locations via real time text messages on their mobile phones. The 2010 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is set for Sunday, October 3.
NEW YORK - (September 30, 2010) - Three-time London and two-time ING New York City Marathon champion Martin Lel will go head-to-head against Marilson Gomes dos Santos, also a two-time victor, at the ING New York City Marathon 2010 on Sunday, November 7, it was announced by New York Road Runners president and CEO and race director Mary Wittenberg.
Deriba Merga and Feyisa Lilesa Round Out Men’s Field McFadden Returns to Defend Wheelchair Title; Van Dyk to Make Chicago Debut - CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced its complete 2010 men’s and women’s elite field. The additions of Ethiopians Deriba Merga and Feyisa Lilesa to the men’s competition significantly strengthen what was already shaping up to be the top field in the event’s 33-year history.
Marine Corps Marathon to host MCM10K presented by Aetna on the National Mall - QUANTICO, VA (Sept. 29, 2010) - The Marine Corps Marathon's (MCM) annual 6.2 mile event, the MCM10K presented by Aetna is now sold out with 10,000 registered participants, the largest race field in the event's five-year history. The MCM10K will be held on Oct. 31, the same day as the 35th MCM.