Bay Area Olympian Magdalena Lewy-Boulet leads the women's field - San Jose, CA – September 29, 2009 – Meb Keflezighi, who earlier this year won the U.S. Half Marathon Championships in Houston, will line up as the favorite in this weekend’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in San Jose. The fourth annual road race is scheduled to start at 8:00 am Sunday, October 4, near San Pedro Square in downtown San Jose.
from iaaf - Monte-Carlo – Heading the Entry List for the IAAF / EDF Energy World Half Marathon Championships which take place in Birmingham, UK on 11 October 2009, is three-time reigning champion Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea.
NYRR - NEW YORK - (September 26, 2009) - Britain's Andy Baddeley and Shannon Rowbury of the United States won the men's and women's titles at the 29th Continental Airlines Fifth Avenue Mile (photo left, NYRR) on a beautiful fall Saturday afternoon.
U.S. Olympian and double 2007 World champion Bernard Lagat for the second consecutive year was unable to win this title, finishing fourth (3:52.7) in his last race of the season.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 26, 2009 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor won the women's race at the 32nd Great Cow Harbor 10k today, and Jason Lehmkuhle was second in the men's field. McGregor's time was 33:12 and Lehmkuhle crossed the finish line in 29:18 (first place time for men was 29:15). Over 5,000 participants ran in the event held in Northport, New York, on the Long Island Sound.
Runners will be challenged over 13 miles of rugged terrain on this volcanic Caribbean island - Brades, Montserrat – September 28, 2009 – The Montserrat Tourist Board (MTB), in collaboration with the Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) and the Fittest Man Running Club, will host the first-ever Montserrat Volcano Half Marathon on December 5, 2009. The race will be one of the key events during the island’s annual carnival celebration, known as Festival, with proceeds from the event being donated to three local charities, Special Olympics, Meals on Wheels and the Golden Years Retirement Home.
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