Marathons

Rock ‘n’ Roll Run to Celebrate with Soul Asylum

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DENVER – The Grammy award-winning sounds of Soul Asylum will greet runners at the finish line of the second Sports Authority Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon on Sunday, October 9. More than 17,000 runners are expected for the unmatchable combination of fitness and musical entertainment that will tour Denver’s most scenic sights.

2012 Boston Marathon® in Midst of New Registration Process

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BOSTON - The first week of the B.A.A.'s new registration process for the 2012 Boston Marathon is now closed. For the second week, anyone who has met their qualifying time may submit an application for entry beginning Monday, Sept. 19 at 10:00am ET and continuing through Friday, Sept. 23 at 5:00pm ET.Entry is NOT first come, first served, and accepted entrants will be informed at the conclusion of this period. The official website to submit an application for entry is: www.baa.org

Tough Challenge For World Record Holders Haile Gebrselassie And Paula Radcliffe At The BMW BERLIN MARATHON On September 25th

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The Marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie faces one of his toughest ever challenges in the BMW BERLIN MARATHON on September 25th. With Patrick Makau at the starting line Gebrselassie is facing the fastest marathon runner of 2010. Last year the Kenyan won the Rotterdam Marathon in April, clocking 2:04:48, and ran 2:05:08 at the BERLIN MARATHON last September in a tactical race beset by heavy rain. At the Virgin London Marathon last April Makau fell near the halfway mark and finished a close third (2:05:45).

East African Contingent Plans to Push the Pace at 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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CHICAGO -- The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced several additions to its elite field that figure to spearhead the elite pack and push a potential world-record pace on October 9. 

Martin Lel, Emmanuel Mutai, and Jo Pavey Join the Field for the ING New York City Marathon

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New York, September 13, 2011-Two-time New York City Marathon champion Martin Lel, 2011 Virgin London Marathon champion Emmanuel Mutai, and 2011 BUPA London 10,000 champion Jo Pavey will join the already stellar field for the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 6, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.