Roads

Neely Spence Gracey Repeats Win at Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

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Tyler Pence takes men’s title; Daniel Dolney & Michelle Kim win 10K races; Comedian Danny Pudi takes part in race; Greg Heilers finishes 100th Rock ‘n’ Roll event; Dirty Dozen Brass Band rocked the finish line festival for runners and spectators - CHICAGO, IL – July 16, 2017 – Defending champion Neely Spence Gracey returned to the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon reclaiming her title in 1:13:13 and finishing in 6th place overall. She finished more than four minutes ahead of the next woman Julia Kohnen who crossed in 1:17:37. Jamie Vest took third in 1:17 37.

Kampf, Blankenship to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

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6th edition in downtown Pittsburgh offers $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017 - (PITTSBURGH) - Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions Heather Kampf and Ben Blankenship will return to the City of Champions  to defend their titles at the evening road race, scheduled for Friday, July 28, 2017. The 6th edition features its deepest professional fields ever and a prize purse of $30,000, one of the largest for U.S. road mile races.

Qualifying standards announced for 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon, selection procedures in place for 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

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INDIANAPOLIS -- USATF announced on Tuesday the qualifying standards for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon, as well as the selection criteria for Team USATF who will compete in the 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Valencia, Spain on March 24, 2018.

Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon Attracts International Field

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Destination Races’ Flagship Event Resonates with Competitive and Casual Runners - Sonoma, CA (July 7, 2017) – The race to the finish in the 14th running of the Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon on Sunday, July 16th promises to be one of the fastest, and widely represented, in its history. Destination Races today announced a competitive elite field headlined by Matt Llano, Jeffrey Eggleston, Jane Kibii, and Sergio Reyes. Over 4,500 athletes in total from all 50 states and 27 foreign countries signed up for this bucket-list race which sold out in less than an hour.  The event, produced by Destination Races and presented by HomeAway.com, also features the Cornerstone Sonoma Expo and race dinner on Saturday, July 15th and the GunBunFunRun 5K which starts at Gundlach Bundschu winery and then follows the same route as the half marathon into Sonoma Plaza on race day.

Sathre, Frick Win 8th Annual Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon

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More than 3800 Compete in 13.1 Mile, Relay & 5K Races - Minneapolis, Minn. – July 4, 2017 – Defending champion and event record-holder Ben Sathre of St. Paul and Elizabeth Frick of Eagan won individual victories at this morning’s Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon, Relay & 5K. Sathre ran the 13.1 mile course in 1:10:14 to win the men’s title. Frick clocked 1:25:33 for the women’s crown; each earned $500 for their efforts.