Records Fall At The Payton Jordan Invitational, Chris Solinsky shatters the American Record in the 10,000 meters
Chris Solinsky shatters the American Record in the 10,000 meters - Stanford, Calif. - The reputation of the Payton Jordan Invitational as the place where records are broken continues to grow.
Course to feature scenic San Francisco sights - SAN FRANCISCO - The 2010 AT&T Giant Race will take place on Saturday June 12, 2010, it was announced by Giants Enterprises. Featuring a half-marathon and the Plate to Plate 5K, both courses will start at AT&T Park and travel along the Embarcadero waterfront with the half marathon continuing through PIER 39, Fort Mason, and North Beach.
Record-breaking potential for Saturday night's distance carnival. - Stanford, Calif. - Stanford track and field will host one of the most elite track meets in the nation this Saturday, May 1, with the Payton Jordan Invitational. The annual meet attracts some of the world's top athletes, particularly for the evening distance carnival.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. – The sold-out XTERRA Crystal Cove Trail Run welcomed 300 runners after being postponed three times due to rain. Sean Kievning and Caroline Gregory took home the day’s top titles.
XTERRA SoCal age group leader Kievning, 26, championed the main, 17K race in 1 hour, 11 minutes, 6 seconds, more than three minutes ahead of Matthew Michael, 40.
The 25th Presentation of the Big Sur International Marathon was a “double perfect” day, according to race director Wally Kastner.
The anniversary event finished nearly flawlessly with stellar weather conditions and a sold out field of 4600 registered marathoners. A total of 8,254 from a variety of distance events crossed the finish line Sunday.
April 30th Marks the Last Day to Register Floats for Most Unique Footrace in the World; Unregistered Floats will Not Be Allowed on Course - SAN FRANCISCO (April 21, 2010) – Calling all “floaters”—if you haven’t officially registered to participate in one of the most celebrated traditions in San Francisco, the annual ING Bay to Breakers 12K, it’s time to register your float
The spring is here. You have renewed your running vows and goals and no
one can stop you - or keep up with you.These first couple weeks look
very promising. Take advantage of early morning runs as your energy is
Stock up on Vaseline and expensive socks because
April will bring painful blisters and chaffing.
from IAAF - Walnut, USA - In a season holding no special international importance
for US athletes, perhaps it was not surprising that marks at this year’s
Mt SAC Relays, the 52nd edition, should be somewhat off their usual
mark. That fact notwithstanding, five world-leading performances still
Welcome to the 52nd Annual Mt. SAC Relays. The Mt. SAC Relays Committee is extremely excited about the number of great high school and collegiate teams, as well as the number of outstanding athletes taking part in our elite division.
New York, April 14, 2010—Galen Rupp and Amy Begley lead a field of eight Olympians entered in the New York Road Runners (NYRR) Distance Carnival on Friday, April 23, as part of the Brutus Hamilton Invitational at the University of California at Berkeley, it was announced by NYRR president and CEO Mary Wittenberg today.
Registration now open; 100% of net proceeds of the race will be donated to Prostate Cancer Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and City of Hope - NEW YORK - Major League Baseball has announced the return of the All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run presented by Nike, which will take place on Sunday, July 11, 2010.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Competitor Group (CGI) has announced that the 2010 Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & ½ Marathon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will finish at SeaWorld, adjacent to picturesque Mission Bay Park.
Utah's Dennis Simonaitis sets U.S. age group record in the Masters race - CARLSBAD, Calif. - (April 11, 2010) - World record holder Meseret Defar of Ethiopia became the first three-time women's champion of the Carlsbad 5000, presented by Nuvasive, Sunday afternoon, winning the women's elite invitational in a time of 15 minutes, 4 seconds over the 3.1 mile course. In the men's race, Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge crossed the finish line in 13:11, fourth fastest time ever run over the 25-year history of the internationally renowned road race.
Invitational Field Announced for 25th running of the ‘World's Fastest 5K’ - CARLSBAD, Calif. (April 9, 2010) – Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, one of the world’s most decorated 5000-meter runners, will headline the elite international field at the 25th annual Carlsbad 5000, presented by Nuvasive.
TRACK LEGEND ZOLA BUDD ENTERS 10K RACE AND NAMED SPOKESPERSON FOR 17TH ANNUAL KEEP LA RUNNING CHARITY 5K RUN/WALK, 10 K RUN
Former track star Zola Budd (married Pieterse) , who unwillingly caused one of the biggest dramas of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, will run the 10K and also be the honorary spokesperson and starter of the 17th annual Keep LA Running Charity 5K Run / Walk, 10K Run, Kids Dash, Coastal Bike Ride, and Mayor’s Mile, Sunday, July 11, at Dockweiler Beach in Playa del Rey.
The Big Sur International Marathon continues to build on its innovative offerings, debuting a scenic and descriptive course video tour in advance its 25th Presentation.
Brendan Lunty, 31 of Camrose AB, the winner of the 2009 Regina Queen City Marathon and runner-up of the 2009 Mesa Falls and Haulin' Aspen Trail Marathons, won the 2010 Golden Gate Marathon in 3:11:06. Ben Cavazos, 50 of Virginia Beach VA, finished second in 3:38:31. Kevin Reese, 24 of Holmes NY, was third in 3:39:55.
In the women's race, Juliana Cremeans, 39 of Redding CA, was the winner in 3:42:50. Janet Demsher, 44 of Shasta CA, finished second in 3:42:50. Defending Champion Nicole Duke, 33 of Aptos CA, the winner of the Big Sur Trail Marathon, was third in 3:55:49.
By: Kathy Kinane, Running USA- ARCADIA, Calif. - (April 3, 2010) - On Saturday morning, 5,000 runners and walkers assembled hours before the world-famous Santa Anita Derby to run like the thoroughbreds through the Los Angeles Arboretum and finish on the racetrack of this historic venue. Both the Open and Masters races featured many of LA's top athletes.
GRANITE BAY, Calif. – Folsom Lake set the stage as NorCal runners fought their way to the finish at the 2010 XTERRA Chanoko Xduro Trail Run on Saturday, March 27. Competitors ranged in age from 15 to 70, but when it came down to speed, Jeffrey Moreland and Sarah Raitter took the top prizes in the half-marathon distance challenge.