Marathons

Fox Cities Marathon Search for "Great Women of the Race"

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07.15.2011 – The Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Kimberly-Clark, along with Kimberly-Clark's Poise® and Kotex® brands announce a contest to recognize the "Great Women of the Race." Tell us YOUR inspiring story of why you are running or walking one of the race weekend events. It could be in honor of someone, in recognition of a special accomplishment, as part of a group, to bring awareness to a cause – you name it! You tell us what's inspiring you to run or walk!

10 Team USA Minnesota Runners to Participate in Life Time Fitness Torchlight 5k on July 20

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Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 18, 2011 – Ten Team USA Minnesota distance runners will join a field of more than 5,000 participants at the Life Time Fitness Torchlight 5k in downtown Minneapolis on July 20.  The mid-week, evening running event will begin at 7:30 and be followed by a post-race party.

2011 St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon Sells Out; Limited Spots Available for St. Jude Heroes

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Secure a spot as a St. Jude Hero by committing to raise $500 for St. Jude - MEMPHIS, TENN. (July 15, 2011) – Participants can still secure spots in the now sold-out  St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon to be held Saturday, December 3, by becoming a St. Jude Hero. St. Jude Heroes take their race commitment to the next level by raising funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. By committing to raise at least $500, participants will be guaranteed a race entry while spots are still available. The St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon is one of four races of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend which includes the St. Jude Memphis Marathon, the Memphis Grizzlies House 5K and the St. Jude Memphis Family Race and Kids Marathon.

Largest Field in Event History, Record Number of Participants Expected to Mark 40th Anniversary of Chevron Houston Marathon

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2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon to be held one day prior to race day - HOUSTON (Jul. 15, 2011) - The Houston Marathon Committee is excited to celebrate its 40th anniversary running of the Houston Marathon six months from today on January 15, 2012. The 2012 event will mark the largest participant base in the event's history with a record 28,000 participants expected to hit the streets of Houston in the Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon and El Paso Corporation 5K.