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Elite Athletes And Party Goers Face Strong Competition At Bay To Breakers

Deena Kastor will lead the American charge at the 98th running of the fabled San Francisco tradition. Deena Kastor will look to capture her first ING Bay to Breakers title on May 17th in San Francisco, CA.  If she were to prevail and hold off the men’s winner (the elite women will get a 4:40 head […]

Dean “Ultramarathon Man” Karnazes Partners With Silicon Valley Marathon

Silicon Vallely Marathon strikes up partnership with one of the most recognizable runners in the US. In a deft move, race director JT Service has struck up a partnership between his Silicon Valley Marathon and ultramarathon legend Dean Karnazes.  The race will now be known as the Dean Karnazes Silicon Valley Marathon.  Karnazes, named one of […]

Shalane Flanagan Discusses The 5K 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Shalane Flanagan discusses her approach to the 5K.  Flanagan is looking, to take down her own American 5K record on May 16th at the adidas Track Classic in Carson, CA.

Injured Soldier Completes London Marathon On Crutches

British Royal Military Policeman finishes London Marathon after 13 days. Major Phil Packer was told he would never walk again, yet the Iraq veteran finished the London Marathon after completing two miles a day for 13 days.  Packer was wounded in Iraq during a rocket attack in February 2008 and has vowed to raise money […]

Goucher Officially Running World Championship Marathon

Kara Goucher, and four others, have been named to the US contingent for the IAAF World Championships in Berlin. To the surprise of no one, Kara Goucher has been named to the US marathon team for the the IAAF World Championships this summer in Berlin.  With the absence of 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Deena Kastor, […]

Usain Bolt To Return To Action In Manchester

Just 2 weeks after his car accident, Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt says he is ready to start his competitive season. Triple Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt will take part in his first race, since the April 19th car accident, this coming Sunday in Manchester, England.  Bolt will be running a 150-meter race on the […]

2009 Colorado Running Hall Of Fame Class Announced

Third Hall of Fame class will be inducted in conjunction with the Colorado Colfax Marathon. Colorado continues to shine as one of the true mecas of the sport, as they will induct their third Hall of Fame class on May 13th at the Denver Athletic Club.  2004 Olympian and owner of the new Solepepper Sports […]

Battle Of The Marathoning Super Nations

A look at the war on the roads between Kenya and Ethiopia. There is no doubt Kenya and Ethiopia are in a deep battle for which country owns the marathon distance.  Although other countries are doing their best to catch up, the performances that continue to bubble to the top are put forth by from the […]

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 […]

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 […]