Baltimore, Md. (October 8, 2010)–Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) announced today that Under Armour, Inc. (UA) has extended its title sponsorship of the Baltimore Running Festival and Baltimore Marathon through 2012. UA has been the title sponsor of the event since 2003. As part of the agreement, Under Armour will provide state-of-the-art performance apparel to all participants.
INDIANAPOLIS - Reigning Olympic Marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru of Kenya and Liliya Shobukhova of Russia will return to Chicago to defend their Bank of America Chicago Marathon title(s) Sunday.
17th edition also features eco-friendly initiatives and race day technology - GLASTONBURY, Conn. – The Hartford Marathon Foundation’s signature event, the ING Hartford Marathon, has been recognized by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) for the second year in a row. Earning the State Championship title by RRCA, the ING Hartford Marathon reinforces its commitment to providing a safe and enjoyable event for runners, spectators and volunteers.
MCM Embarks on Multi-City Tour with Marathon Flame Marking Origin of Distance Running - QUANTICO, VA (Oct. 6, 2010) - The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) will celebrate its 35-year history while commemorating the 2,500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon and Pheidippidies' legendary run. To mark the occasion, the MCM will receive the Marathon Flame from the Municipality of Marathon, Greece, and embark on a multi-city tour beginning on Thursday, Oct. 21 and concluding at the MCM on Oct. 31.
The St. Jude Memphis Marathon and Half Marathon are now completely sold out. Spots are still available for the Memphis Grizzlies House 5K and the St. Jude Memphis Family Race and Kids Marathon. All races will be held Saturday, December 4 in downtown Memphis.