Race Weekend to feature 13 2016 Olympians - HOUSTON (January 4, 2017) - The 45th edition of the Chevron Houston Marathon Race Weekend features stacked fields in both the Chevron Houston Marathon and the Aramco Houston Half Marathon. The 2016 Olympic marathon silver and bronze medalists, Feyisa Lilesa and Galen Rupp, respectively, and the women's Olympic marathon bronze medalist Mare Dibaba, lead the fields in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon with a total of 13 Rio Olympians entered in the two races. Race-day for the 2017 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half Marathon isSunday, January 15.
24-hour Global Sale offers lowest registration prices of the season on Dec. 15; Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series to celebrates 20 Years of Running at 30 destinations in 2017 - SAN DIEGO (December 15, 2016) – Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced the release of the 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Tour Schedule. In celebration of the Tour Schedule launch, an exclusive 24-hour Worldwide Series Sale will be offered for one day only on December 15th featuring the best registration prices of the year. This exciting sale is the perfect foray into healthy New Year’s resolutions or a personal holiday gift to continue an active lifestyle.
Fourth edition attracts 4,800 entrants for the Steel City’s fall road race classic; event kicks off 2016-17 PRRO Circuit racing season - PITTSBURGH – At the 4th EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler, Buze Diriba, 22, of Ethiopia broke her own event record with a time of 51 minutes, 38 seconds, the second fastest women’s 10 mile road time ever recorded on U.S. soil. The 2014 event champion and 2016 U.S. Olympian Leonard Korir, 29, broke the tape in 47:13 in an exciting men’s finish, clocking the fastest 10 mile time by an American male this year.
- Fast Races, Fun Times at the Synchrony Financial Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon
- Despite heavy rain, exciting races highlight 16th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund
- Jared Ward Returns to the Road This Weekend in Brooklyn
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