More than 20,000 have already registered; runners urged to act nowto avoid being shut out of March 20 race - LOS ANGELES, February 16, 2011 – Time is running out for runners who want to participate in the 2011 Honda LA Marathon presented by K-Swiss.
NEW QUALIFYING TIMES IN EFFECT FOR 2013 BOSTON MARATHON - BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced today a change in its registration process for the Boston Marathon, allowing the fastest qualifiers to enter the earliest and with a rolling admission system while also offering all eligible runners an increased registration period. The changes in registration are a response by the B.A.A. to greater than ever demand by runners to gain entry into the Boston Marathon and culminate more than three months of analysis, including input from the running industry. Rather than accepting runners who have met the qualifying standards on a first come, first served approach, a more systematic, performance-based process will be employed.
On March 1, 2010, representatives from the United States Olympic Committee, USA Track & Field, and the Houston Marathon Committee joined Houston Mayor Annise Parker at City Hall to announce that the city of Houston will host the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon for both men and women on January 14, 2012 at 8:00 a.m., CT.
43 Elite Athletes from Around the World Invited for 115th Running on April 18, Boston Champions, International Champions and Top Americans Lead the Team - BOSTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 26th year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 115th running of the Boston Marathon on April 18. A complete field list follows.