Honda LA Marathon expands live radio broadcast for 2011

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Five-hour program adds pre-race traffic reports and new features - LOS ANGELES, February 19, 2011 – Runners and fans of the 2011 Honda LA Marathon presented by K-Swiss will benefit from a greatly expanded and interactive radio broadcast of the March 20th race on AM 570 KLAC/FOX Sports LA. The five-hour broadcast of the marathon will begin at 5 a.m. and last throughout the entirety of the race.

Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon Mirrors Marathon Boom

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33rd edition resonates with wide range of runners; another sold-out field - NAPA, Calif. - (February 20, 2011) - A sold-out crowd of 2,400 marathon participants from ten countries and 44 U.S. states will line up for the 33rd Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon on Sunday, March 6, 2011. When they do, this year's race theme, "All Things Boston," will resound in their ears, a tribute to the venerable Boston Marathon. The two marathons on opposite coasts have ties going back to the 1980s.

B.A.A. to Offer Fastest Qualified Runners Early Acceptance Into 2012 Boston Marathon With New Registration Process

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NEW QUALIFYING TIMES IN EFFECT FOR 2013 BOSTON MARATHON - BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today a change in its registration process for the Boston Marathon, allowing the fastest qualifiers to enter the earliest and with a rolling admission system while also offering all eligible runners an increased registration period.  The changes in registration are a response by the B.A.A. to greater than ever demand by runners to gain entry into the Boston Marathon and culminate more than three months of analysis, including input from the running industry. Rather than accepting runners who have met the qualifying standards on a first come, first served approach, a more systematic, performance-based process will be employed.