CHICAGO - U.S. Olympian Ryan Hall has withdrawn from the 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon citing fatigue. Hall finished 14th at the Philadelphia Half Marathon on September 19, nearly four minutes outside of his American record. After a series of subpar workouts, Hall made the difficult decision to formally withdraw from the competition. In April, Hall had targeted the Bank of America Chicago Marathon as his best opportunity to challenge the American record of 2:05:38.
RICHMOND, VA – The SunTrust Richmond Marathon scheduled for Saturday, November 13, 2010, is on pace to set a new entry record for the most entries in the event’s 33-year history by race day. As of Monday, September 27, 4,218 runners had registered for the marathon, which is well on the way to the 5,188-person record set in 2009.
With half a dozen runners featuring personal bests of sub 2:08and another eight runners having achieved sub 2:10times so far the Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon promises to produce yet another thrilling and high-class men’s race.
INDIANAPOLIS - October in the Twin Cities means that, once again, the top long distance runners in the U.S. will toe the line as the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon plays host to the championships for the USA Men's Marathon, Masters Marathon and Women's 10 Miles Championships. The USA Women's 10 Mile Championships will start the day's events on Sunday at 7:03 a.m. Central Time with the marathon starting at 8:00 a.m.|
CHICAGO -The 2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that running legends Joan Benoit Samuelson and Steve Jones will compete in Chicago to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their historic victories. The 1985 Chicago Marathon still ranks among the most memorable in the event's 33-year history. Both athletes nearly set world records on the same day, and registered performances that put the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on the fast track to becoming one of the premier running events in the world.