Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Orange County Affiliate Encourages Participants to Sign up Early and Save; 2010 Race Sponsors are Announced -COSTA MESA, Calif., June 16, 2010 – The Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is inviting friends, families, corporate teams, runners, walkers, breast health advocates and breast cancer survivors to take advantage of a special early-bird $30 online registration now open for the 19th annual Komen Orange County Race for the Cure. The 5K run/walk, which unites more than 30,000 supporters in the fight against breast cancer, is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 26 at Fashion Island in Newport Beach, Calif.
37th edition of 4 mile draws more than 3,000 finishers for the Midwest summer tradition - PEORIA, Ill. - (June 19, 2010) - Three for 3. That's the story of the 37th running of the Steamboat Classic.
GORHAM, N.H. - (June 19, 2010) - Chris Siemers, a Chicago-bred flatlander who says he was born to run up mountains, and Shewarge Amare, an Ethiopian from New York City who had to borrow a pair of racing shoes just before the start, delivered a double dose of excitement Saturday at the 50th running of the Mt. Washington Road Race and USA Mountain Running Championship. Siemers outran two former Mt. Washington champions and many of the other best mountain runners in the U.S. to win in 1 hour, 22 seconds, while Amare flew up the Auto Road's 12 percent grade in a women's course record shattering time of 1:08:21.
Pittsburgh, Pa., June 17, 2010 -- The first-ever Dick's Sporting Goods National Runners' Month marked the recent finish of its successful, month-long celebration with a donation of $50,000 to its charity partner, Team Fox. Together, Dick's Sporting Goods and Team Fox have worked to promote running this spring while helping raise awareness and funds to find a cure for Parkinson's disease.
NEW YORK - (June 16, 2010) - The ING New York City Marathon will once again showcase a highly anticipated American marathon debut: Shalane Flanagan will join the likes of Deena Kastor (2001), Meb Keflezighi (2002), Marla Runyan (2002), Dathan Ritzenhein (2006) and Kara Goucher (2008) when she runs the 41st edition of the race on Sunday, November 7, 2010, New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg has announced.