Marathons

Olympian Ryan Hall to Offer Running Tips, Sign Autographs at Health & Fitness Expo

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Hall Joins Industry Experts at Marine Corps Marathon Speaker Series presented by Nissan - WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ryan Hall, who won the 2008 U.S. Marathon Trials, finished 10th in the 2008 Olympic Marathon in Beijing, and holds the U.S. record for the half marathon will make appearances throughout Marine Corps Marathon Weekend. Hall, the fastest marathoner on the road today with a personal best of two hours, six minutes, 17 seconds (London, 2008), set the record for the fastest time ever by an American in the Boston Marathon (2:08:41) in April 2010.

Missoula Marathon Welcomes Four-Time Olympian Colleen De Reuck

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MISSOULA, Mont. – The Missoula Marathon will host a “Meet and Greet” with four-time Olympian and world class marathoner Colleen De Reuck and her coach/husband Darren De Reuck from 7 to 8 pm Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, upstairs at Runner’s Edge in Missoula. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Video Statement from the B.A.A. and Executive Director Guy Morse

Written by BAA.

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The 115th Boston Marathon opened registration on Monday, October 18 and the field filled faster than ever before, closing approximately eight hours later at 5:03 p.m. (ET) Regretfully, the event is unable to accept additional entrants. We understand the disappointment of those who were unable to register, and we appreciate the cooperation, questions, and comments we have received from runners not accepted.

 

Official Training Camp for Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon Underway

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MELBOURNE, Fla. - Smooth Running, LLC, the producer of the Melbourne & Beaches Music Marathon Weekend, is proud to announce that Central Florida elite runner Jessica Crate has agreed to conduct the official training camp for the Saturday/Sunday, February 5-6, 2011 running of East Central Florida's premiere distance running event.

2011 BAA Boston Marathon sold out in less than a day

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Last year, registration for the Boston Marathon filled in just over two months.This year, it took just a day. Registration opened this morning and closed this afternoon, Boston Athletic Association officials have confirmed. BAA officials shut down registration at 5:03 p.m. today.