Top contender Jordan McNamara to face formidable men’s field in Pittsburgh; $31,000-plus prize purse with $4000 for race champion; 11th stop on the Bring Back the Mile Tour - PITTSBURGH –A prize purse of more than $31,000 has attracted some of the country’s top milers to Pittsburgh on Friday, Aug. 9 for the 2nd GNC Live Well Liberty Mile. At least nine sub-4 minute milers will compete for the $4000 champion’s prize in this unique, nighttime 1 mile road race.
Stanley Biwott of Kenya returning to defend men’s title while course record-holder Lineth Chepkurui of Kenya heads loaded women’s field - CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine – A trio of top American distance runners – Olympians Deena Kastor, Meb Keflezighi and Ryan Hall – are part of a talented world-class field assembled for the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Saturday, Aug. 3 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
Kipruto is thwarted in his effort to win a third consecutive title on coolest day ever for Bix 7 - DAVENPORT, Iowa - The 2013 Quad-City Times Bix 7 lived up to its pre-race depth as Leonard Korir of Kenya and Sule Utura of Ethiopia claimed the Men’s and Women’s Elite titles – their first career starts at the 39th edition event.
Field of 30 world-class runners will race for $12,500 first prize on Saturday, July 27, including two-time defending champion Silas Kipruto; American Masters legends Joan Benoit Samuelson and Bill Rodgers to compete - DAVENPORT, Iowa - Silas Kipruto will attempt to win his third straight Quad City Times Bix 7 on Saturday, July 27. If he succeeds, it will be a historic moment at the 39th edition footrace. No athlete has ever won three consecutive Bix 7 championships.