Four-time Boston Marathon champion Bill Rodgers, the legendary runner nicknamed “Boston Billy,’’ figures he’d lose any online race to register for the Boston Marathon. With the 2011 event selling out in a record 8 hours 3 minutes in October, Rodgers is thankful he has a guaranteed entry as a past winner, if he ever wants to run the marathon again.
MISSOULA, Mont. - The Missoula Marathon is included as one of the 10 Best Beginner Marathons in the United States in an on-line article by Fitbie.msn.com. Fitbie is a new on-line publication, a partnership between Rodale Inc., publishers of Runner's World magazine, and MSN.
London, UK - Reigning champions Tsegaye Kebede and Liliya Shobukhova will return to defend their Virgin London Marathon titles on Sunday 17 April against two of the best fields ever assembled for this IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
Brantly to moderate Olympian panel at pre-race pasta dinner set for Friday, February 4, 2011 - MELBOURNE, Fla. - The State Farm Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon Weekend has announced that its traditional pre-race pasta dinner will be held Friday, February 4, 2011 on the grounds of the historic Rossetter House in the Melbourne suburb of Eau Gallie.
BOSTON - (December 14, 2010) - In its 26th year as the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial has announced that Kara Goucher and Desiree Davila will headline the professional women's U.S. team at the 115th running of the storied road race on Monday, April 18, 2011.