SAN DIEGO - (June 3, 2012) - The 15th Rock 'n' Roll San Diego event on Sunday morning was a star-studded success. Meb Keflezighi, winner of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, appears ready for the upcoming London Olympic Games.
SAN DIEGO - (May 28, 2012) - Famous for lining race routes with live bands and cheerleaders, the original Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon & ½ Marathon will celebrate its 15th birthday on Sunday, June 3, 2012.
LOS ANGELES - More than 3,000 runners came out on Sunday for the 7th Santa Monica Classic and enjoyed perfect running weather, a flat and fast course and a finisher's medal in the form of wayfarer-style sunglasses.
Formerly known as the Saddleback Memorial Half Marathon, in more recent years the race has been renamed the City of Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon and has added a 5K and a 10K race for the first time in 2012, after a 2011 race that saw just over 2,600 runners, children and wheelchair comeptitors cross the finish line in the 13.1-mile, kids' half-mile and 5K races combined.
LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half-Marathon has announced that Volkswagen of America has signed as the Official Automotive Partner of Southern California’s premier fall marathon event held Friday-Sunday, Oct. 5 to 7, 2012.
The Monterey Bay Wednesday Night Laundry Runners (WNLR) running club provided $12,500 in college scholarship funding to ten selected Monterey County High School senior runners.
SOLVANG, Calif. - (May 12, 2012) - Smiling faces and fast runners ruled the day at the sixth running of the Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon. On Saturday morning, Sergio Reyes of Palmdale, CA and Andrea McLarty of Santa Barbara both cruised to dominant victories under near perfect running (and wine tasting) conditions in the Santa Ynez Valley.
LOS ANGELES – This Sunday, May 20, more than 4,000 runners are expected to gather in Santa Monica for the 7th Santa Monica Classic. The event, which includes both 5K & 10K races, will continue the tradition of raising awareness for the environmental non-profit Heal the Bay.
San Francisco, Calif. – As the Zazzle Bay to Breakers kicks off its second century on May 20, 2012, the City can bank on seeing the highest caliber of competition to grace this race in decades. Welcoming back an Olympic silver medalist, the course record holder, and former Boston Marathon champ, this race is sure to be one to go down in the history books.
Late registration is available at Packet Pick-Up on May 19th and on race morning.
SAN MATEO -- Two-time Olympic discus thrower Suzy Powell of Modesto wants to reclaim the American record that reigning Olympic champion Stephanie Brown Trafton took away in Maui last week.
INDIANAPOLIS - Stephanie Brown-Trafton has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting the American record in the discus with a throw of 67.74m/222-3 last Friday in Maui, Hawaii.
JUST RUN® is on a roll.
The award-winning youth fitness program under the auspices of the Big Sur International Marathon, has just added two major honors, received a generous local grant and surpassed 8,600 school children enrolled in this year's program.
The San Francisco Giant Race announced today the release of the first-ever Matt Cain runner bobblehead finisher prize. The exclusive bobblehead features Giants pitcher Matt Cain in running shoes, shorts and a custom orange headband. The bobblehead is available only to those who register for the September 16th Giant Race that finishes on the field at AT&T Park.
“Worth the Hurt” began as an inspired description of the famously hilly and scenic San Francisco Marathon, but in 2012, the event has turned into a distinct challenge, and a new model of charitable giving.
By Mark Winitz - Palo Alto, Stanford University, April 29, 2012 - In an important Olympic year, a host of exceptional performances were registered at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational as distance runners, in particular, sought fast times.
The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) is hosting the 14th Annual Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon, 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, 1K Kids' Fun Run & Bike Tour event at the Irvine Spectrum Center on Sunday, May 6, 2012.