TERRE HAUTE, Ind.—Samuel Chelanga’s last visit here was a wakeup call.
Running in the Indiana State Pre-Nationals in October at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, the Liberty University junior finished second, exposing a lack of preparation.
A month later, he returned. And was he ready.
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TERRE HAUTE, Ind.—Gina Procaccio was a part of Villanova cross country’s glory days as a runner, yet as a coach, she wasn’t entirely sure the Wildcats could climb all the way back. Times have changed in the sport.
But now, the past is present again. Villanova is back on top.
Vancouver, WA, 11-21-09, By Matt McGowan - Two timed defending men champions Malone University was ranked third going into the NAIA Cross Country National Championships held at the Fort Vancouver National Historic site in Vancouver, Washington.
Gebremariam and Augusto the victors in Oeiras Gebregziabher Gebremariam en route to his victory in Oeiras (Marcelino Almeida)
Cleveland, OH, 11-21-09, By Matt McGowan- Thirty-two teams and fifty-six individuals not on a qualifying team toed the starting line at the Highland Golf Course in Cleveland for the NCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country Championships. A challenging and wet course tested the athlete’s endurance.
Evansville, IN, 11-21-09, By Matt McGowan - Seattle Pacific’s senior Jessica Pixler took the lead early in the NCAA Division II Women’s Cross Country Championships and captured her third consecutive individual title as she covered the 6,000 meter course in 20:22.
Registration for the 2010 Boston Marathon has closed - the storied race's earliest closing ever. Registration began on September 9, 2009, and the Boston Athletic Association is unable to accept additional entries (the race field is 25,000).
Kingston, Jamaica – Runners from around the globe are gathering in Jamaica for the annual Reggae Marathon/Half Marathon and 10k, which takes place this year on December 5. The course follows the scenic Negril coastline, and is set to the pulsating rhythm of reggae music, providing a distinctly Jamaican experience.
This exclusive oceanfront course is a California Dream! Run on the Pacific Coast Highway past the famous Huntington Beach pier and wind through the legendary surfing beaches of Southern California. Retro surf bands entertain along the way and the Finish Line Festival includes a beach side beer garden in the California sun. Finishers receive bodacious surfboard medals!
Brand’s performance product recognized for second time by most influential running specialty organization in the country - LEXINGTON, MA (November 24, 2009) – For the second time in three years, Saucony, Inc., a leading global supplier of performance athletic footwear and apparel, has been recognized with the competitive “Shoe of the Year” award by the Independent Running Retaile
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - (November 22, 2009) - Running USA, the national industry non-profit organization, has announced that MYLAPS, the leader in sports timing, is an American Record sponsor of Running USA 2010: The Industry Conference. The popular conference will run from January 31 to February 2 at the world famous La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California.
ARCONA MEN Targeted, Powerful All Natural Luxury Skincare For Men - Now ARCONA introduces its first ever MEN’S line, an 8-Piece Collection ($24-52) featuring the brand’s signature all-natural, but highly effective, live, active ingredients. Introducing ARCONA Men – an 8 pc.
BOTHELL, Wash. - Leading running company Brooks Sports, Inc. has announced the official launch of its Brooks Running Club application for members of Facebook, the world's largest social network.