Miami, FL (February 9, 2010) – The Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Series is pleased to announce the dates for the 2010 running series. Through their continued partnership, Mercedes-Benz and TeamFootWorks will host three separate runs beginning in Fort Lauderdale on April 1st, West Palm Beach on April 14th and concluding in Miami on April 29th, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the South Florida Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jim Lorimer held the first-annual Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic in 1989. Today the Arnold Sports Festival is recognized as the largest multi-sport festival in the nation and the greatest sports-fitness experience of a lifetime. The Arnold Sports Festival will be held in Columbus, Ohio March 5th – 7th.
Bostonian Mark Gomes won the 6th annual Tropical 5K January 30 in Miami Beach in the weekend’s warm-up to the ING Miami Marathon and Half Marathon®.
The 39-year-old Gomes, who clocked in at 16:51, separated himself from a trio down the stretch that that included local high schooler David Ramirez and Atlanta resident Jeff Zickus. Ramirez,17, ran 17:04 in posting his best road race finish with Zickus, 36, crossing in third place at 17:18.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – What is older than the Golden Gate Bridge and brings thousands of people to the streets of San Francisco every year? The 99th ING Bay to Breakers 12K. Early registration for the Sunday, May 16, 2010 race has begun – register and join professional runners, athletes, walkers, crawlers, centipedes and running enthusiasts in costumes for this memorable “only in San Francisco” event.
QUANTICO, Va. - Following three decades of California and Hawaii-based competition, the Irish Sprint One Miler will relocate to Historic Butler Stadium aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico. The Irish Sprint began as an intense San Francisco-based competition between the Coast Guard and the Marine Corps in 1979. With the support of the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) staff, the Irish Sprint is now open to the public for all runners ages 14 and older and will be held immediately after the MCM Run2Register 10K on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 10 a.m.
- Flanagan named Athlete of the Week
- CIGNA Falmouth Road Race Challenge for 2010 Kicks Off; Runners Nationwide Can Now Enter for a Free Trip to the Race on Cape Cod
- The Party Meets the Pavement at the 13.1 Marathon® & 5K on Sunday, June 13 – Registration Now Open!
- NYC Half-Marathon to Offer $100,000, Richest Half-Marathon Prize Purse in the United States