Marathons

Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon Announces Elite Entrants

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Rodgers, Benoit Samuelson, Beardsley, Lewy Boulet also among VIP notables at 33rd edition - NAPA, Calif. - (February 26, 2011) - The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon has announced its elite field. A strong group of top runners will join a sold-out crowd of 2,400 participants for the 33rd edition on Sunday, March 6, 2011. Although the race does not offer prize money, its fast and scenic course that spans the length of the world renowned Napa Valley wine country draws runners of all abilities from near and far.

Rockin' & Runnin' 2011 Pre-LA Marathon Carbo-Load Headed to Hollywood

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New Hard Rock Café at Hollywood & Highland to host March 19 party for Honda LA Marathon - LOS ANGELES - (February 23, 2011) - Although Angelenos know Hollywood as a physical place, it's also true that Hollywood "is a state of mind." Both will come together on Saturday, March 19, one day before the Honda LA Marathon presented by K-Swiss at the Rockin' & Runnin' 2011 pre-race party and Carbo-Load dinner.

Ozaki takes Yokohama victory in 2:23:56

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Yokohama, Japan - Making a decisive surge in the 39th kilometre, 2009 World Championships silver medallist Yoshimi Ozaki left Marisa Barros and Remi Nakazato in her wake to decisively win the second annual Yokohama International Women’s Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (20) in 2:23:56.

2011 Lake Biwa Marathon .....WR holder Deriba Merga vs Sub 2.05 Wilson Kipsang from Commerce Bank Frankfurt winner

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Organizers of the Lake Biwa Marathon, scheduled for Sunday, March 6, have announced their invited fields. The IAAF Gold Label race, one of the Japanese selection races for their IAAF World Championships Team, has improved the quality of their field for this year's 66th edition:

Honda LA Marathon expands live radio broadcast for 2011

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Five-hour program adds pre-race traffic reports and new features - LOS ANGELES, February 19, 2011 – Runners and fans of the 2011 Honda LA Marathon presented by K-Swiss will benefit from a greatly expanded and interactive radio broadcast of the March 20th race on AM 570 KLAC/FOX Sports LA. The five-hour broadcast of the marathon will begin at 5 a.m. and last throughout the entirety of the race.