From IAAF - Monte Carlo - In the fifth installment of their annual season review, statisticians A. Lennart Julin (SWE) and Mirko Jalava (FIN) look back at the highlights and trends of the 2010 season on the Roads: long distance running and the Race Walks.
Live video chats and custom Facebook responses included in partnership - CLEVELAND (Dec. 22, 2010) – Coach Jenny Hadfield, professional trainer and motivational speaker, is partnering with the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon to bring her distinctive training programs for runners to the participants in the 34th annual event on May 15, 2011.
21 December 2010 - A record thirty-seven competitors from nineteen countries lined up for the world’s southernmost marathon and ultramarathon races which took place on mainland Antarctica on 15th and 16th December, respectively.
Atlanta, GA – December 22, 2010 – The Publix Georgia Marathon is on a streak. US Road Sports, owners and operators of the race, announced today that the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has named the Publix Georgia Marathon as the state of Georgia’s 2011 Championship Marathon Race. 2011 marks the fourth consecutive year that the Atlanta event has held state or southern regional championship honors. The race received RRCA Georgia Marathon Championship Race honors in 2008 and 2010, and RRCA Southern Regional Marathon Championship honors in 2009. The Publix Georgia Marathon will take place at 7:00 a.m. ET on Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Centennial Olympic Park located in downtown Atlanta.
Four-time Boston Marathon champion Bill Rodgers, the legendary runner nicknamed “Boston Billy,’’ figures he’d lose any online race to register for the Boston Marathon. With the 2011 event selling out in a record 8 hours 3 minutes in October, Rodgers is thankful he has a guaranteed entry as a past winner, if he ever wants to run the marathon again.