16 January 2011 - Mumbai, India – Blessed with a favourable weather, Ethiopians Girma Assefa and Koren Yal dominated set new course and Indian All-Comers records at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon on Sunday (16).
Youth running program tied to Let's Move Miami campaign - MIAMI - Middle School students throughout the Dade County School system have begun training in the 2011 ING Run For Something Better® program, which will conclude Sunday, January 30 with more than 5,000 kids participating in a 1.2 mile-run as part of ING Miami Marathon and Half-Marathon® festivities.
Cox crushes own U.S. 50K record; Meyerhoff wins women's marathon; Forrest takes first pro race; wheelchair course record smashed; nearly 30,000 participants at 8th edition in the Valley of the Sun -PHOENIX - (January 16, 2011) - It's no secret that Kara Goucherdoesn't like to lose. And that doesn't bode well for her competition at April's Boston Marathon.
CLEVELAND (Jan. 11, 2011) – The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon has officially partnered with the Organization for Autism Research (OAR) to present the Rite Aid Cleveland 5K Presented by OAR on Saturday, May 14, 2011 as part of the 34th annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon race weekend events.
London, UK - Dathan Ritzenhein will return to the scene of his fastest Marathon performance when he runs the 2011 Virgin London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 17 April.
A three-times US cross country champion, ‘Ritz’ is one of seven Americans added to an elite men’s field described as one of the best ever seen in the 30-year history of the race.
Ritzenhein joins Olympic champion Sammy Wanjiru, World champion Abel Kirui and defending London champion Tsegaye Kebede in a men’s field that includes no fewer than six athletes who have run quicker than 2:05:30.
The 28-year-old, who ran his personal best of 2:10:00 in London in 2009, finished eighth in last November’s New York City Marathon and won a bronze medal at the World Half Marathon championships in Birmingham in 2009. A former US 5000m record holder, the Oregon-based athlete was also sixth in the 2009 World Championships 10,000m final. READ MORE>>>