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Christopher Reeve’s Son Running NYC Marathon

Matthew Reeve will run NYC Marathon in support of his father’s charitable foundation. The son of former Superman actor, Christopher Reeve, will run the 2009 ING New York City Marathon. Matthew Reeve will be raising money for his father’s organization, the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, to benefit people with spinal cord injuries.  This will […]

PBS Marathon Challenge

PBS followed 13 ordinary people as they trained for the Boston Marathon. Interesting, although at times long, documentary following a group of people who go from virtually no exercise to attempting to run the Boston Marathon.  The group is coached outside of Boston by professors and coaches from Tufts University, as well as 3 time […]

Browne, Meyerhoff Capture 2009 USA 25K Championships

Dan Browne captures his third USA 25K title as Sally Meyerhoff pulls off the upset on the women’s side. Last minute changes to the course, adding significant hills, along with a steady rain, did not stop Dan Browne and Sally Meyerhoff from capturing the 2009 USA 25K Championships May 9th at the Fifth Third River Bank […]

Olympians Headline 2009 USA 25K Road Championships

American 25K record holder Fernando Cabada will face stiff competition from Dan Browne, among others, on the men’s side, as Magdelena Lewy Boulet stands out as the clear women’s favorite. The Fifth River Bank Run in Grand Rapid’s, MI will host its 16th USA 25K Road Championship May 10th.  Both men’s and women’s races will […]

Torrence, Rowbury Win Inaugural USA One Mile Road Championships

Surprise Indoor 3000 Meter champion David Torrence earns his second National Title of the year and a $10,000 time bonus. David Torrence and Shannon Rowbury added to their list of National titles on Thursday night at the Inaugural USA One Mile Road Championships in Minneapolis, MN. In the Men’s race, Jon Rankin took the early […]

USA Track & Field Foundation Announces Nearly $60,000 In Youth Grants

Source:  USATF INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has awarded a record 38 youth grants, totaling $58,500, to track and field clubs throughout the country, Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced on Thursday. The grants assist clubs and their young athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms, awards and facility […]

Economy Woes Hit Track Athletes, Drug News Won’t Help

Amid confirmed positive drug tests from Beijing, American track athletes further struggle to find sponsorships. Olympic years are the one time for Track and Field Athletes in America to shine and earn sponsorships to prepare for the next 4 year Olympic cycle, but amid a hostile economic environment and positive drug tests, times could not […]

Los Angeles Marathon Continues To Struggle

Organizers have seen a 50% drop in entires since the decision to move the marathon to Memorial Day. Frank McCourt, owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, has been at the reins of the Los Angeles Marathon since last September, yet the former highly touted race looks to continue its decline.  The 2009 Los Angeles Marathon […]

Radcliffe and Goucher Plan For World Showdown In Berlin

With a little luck the Western World’s top female marathoners will toe the line at the World Championships this summer. Paula Radcliffe and Kara Goucher are both hoping to be in top form for the Marathon World Championships in Berlin this August.  Although she is still recovering from foot surgery, Radcliffe plans make her comeback […]