Registration Expected to Close Before the End of the Week - Less than 5,000 entries remain for the 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and registration is expected to close before the end of the week. If you want to be a part of the 34th annual event on Sunday, October 9, register now to secure your spot in the field. Registration will close when the 45,000-participant capacity is reached. For more information on the race and to register, go to chicagomarathon.com.
Top three Americans with first "A" standard qualifying times to receive bonus money - PITTSBURGH - (February 25, 2011) - The Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon has announced special incentives to encourage Olympic hopefuls to race on Sunday, May 15, 2011. Awards will be made to the top three Americans who garner their first "A" qualifying times to compete at the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials in Houston on January 14.
Rodgers, Benoit Samuelson, Beardsley, Lewy Boulet also among VIP notables at 33rd edition - NAPA, Calif. - (February 26, 2011) - The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon has announced its elite field. A strong group of top runners will join a sold-out crowd of 2,400 participants for the 33rd edition on Sunday, March 6, 2011. Although the race does not offer prize money, its fast and scenic course that spans the length of the world renowned Napa Valley wine country draws runners of all abilities from near and far.
New Hard Rock Café at Hollywood & Highland to host March 19 party for Honda LA Marathon - LOS ANGELES - (February 23, 2011) - Although Angelenos know Hollywood as a physical place, it's also true that Hollywood "is a state of mind." Both will come together on Saturday, March 19, one day before the Honda LA Marathon presented by K-Swiss at the Rockin' & Runnin' 2011 pre-race party and Carbo-Load dinner.
Yokohama, Japan - Making a decisive surge in the 39th kilometre, 2009 World Championships silver medallist Yoshimi Ozaki left Marisa Barros and Remi Nakazato in her wake to decisively win the second annual Yokohama International Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (20) in 2:23:56.