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2009 Reebok Grand Prix Press Conference Quotes

Top competitors in this weekend’s 2009 Reebok Grand Prix fielded questions from reporters at a recent press conference.  Jen Stuczynski said she is ready to jump over 5 meters (with the help of a flexible pole), Tyson Gay remarked that he looks forward to his first (wind) legal 9.6x for 100 meters and someone (find out who suggested Usain […]

Korir Wins Big At Los Angeles Marathon, Petrova Takes Women’s Title

Former Louiville standout Wesley Korir finally breaks through on the international stage. With a winning time of 2:08:22, American-educated Kenyan Wesley Korir achieved a tremendous career breakthrough at the Los Angeles Marathon Monday.  Korir not only won the men’s title but also picked up a $100,000 bonus for winning the gender equalizer challenge and an additional […]

Cheruiyot Takes Fourth Ottawa Marathon Title

Source:  Ottawa Marathon May 24, 2009, OTTAWA – With a time of 2:13.23, David Cheruiyot of Kenya won the Ottawa Marathon in his fourth come-from-behind victory. Continuing his trend of sprinting past successively younger athletes, the 39-year-old Cheruiyot beat out Wegayehu Girma of Ethiopia, 19 years his junior, by 6 seconds. The first woman to […]

2009 adidas Track Classic Photo Gallery

The 2009 adidas Track Classic was full of great performances.  Check out some photos from the fantastic day of track and field at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA. Photos Courtesy of adidas Track Classic Photos by Michael Goulding [nggallery id=5]

Usain Bolt Breaks 150-Meter World Record Usain Bolt broke the World Record for 150 meters in Manchester, England, Sunday, running a time of 14.35, besting the previous record of 14.80 set by Pietro Mennea .  The race was set up on the streets of Manchester and expressly to give Bolt an opportunity to break the record for the very seldom-run race.  Some may […]

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 […]

Bekana And Kiros Win Sprint Finishes At Carlsbad 5000

Anthony Famiglietti just misses American Record by 3 seconds. On a day featuring warm temperatures, blue skies and a slight breeze, Daba Bekana won the Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday as Ethiopian men finished 1-2-3 in the 5k road race. Aheza Kiros, of Ethiopia, won the women’s race, edging out U.S. Olympian Shannon Rowbury. Bekana made […]