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Ready To Rock: Exclusive Interview With Shalane Flanagan

The Olympic medalist will face a spectacular women’s elite field at the ING Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon. Interview by: Matt Fitzgerald Multiple American record holder Shalane Flanagan, 29, will make her much-anticipated marathon debut in New York City on November 7. But before then she will face a test at half that distance […]

Hall Headlines ING Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia

Flanagan, Defar headline loaded women’s field. Written by: Mario Fraioli The event itself has a new name, but defending champion Ryan Hall is hoping for a similar outcome to last year’s 1:01:52 victory at the ING Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon on September 19. “I am very excited to return to Philadelphia to run […]

Ask The Experts: How Do I Keep My Training Going While Traveling?

Q. Matt and Mario, I am training for the NYC Marathon. I have quite a bit of traveling coming up and I need to keep up my training. What advice do you have on training while traveling? Uschi B. A. Uschi, Staying on track in marathon training can be difficult for those who travel frequently. […]

Another Big Announcement For Ritzenhein

First a new addition to his racing schedule, now a new addition to his family. Dathan Ritzenhein, who announced earlier this week that he’ll be running the New York City Marathon in November, made an even bigger announcement via Twitter on Friday night: the birth of his second child, Jude William Ritzenhein. “My son Jude […]

More Ritz: “I Feel Like A Different Athlete”

Top American marathoner has learned from his previous race experiences. Written by: Chris Lotsbom (c) 2010 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with permission. It was announced yesterday that IAAF World Half Marathon bronze medalist Dathan Ritzenhein will return to the marathon distance this November, taking to the streets of New York City in […]

Ritzenhein Will Run NYC Marathon

Strong field forming for November’s big race in The Big Apple. Dathan Ritzenhein, bronze medalist at last year’s world half marathon championships and former American record-holder in the 5,000 meters, has committed to run the New York City Marathon in November — his first stab at the 26.2 mile distance since finishing ninth in Beijing […]

ING NYC Marathon Adds Community Charity Program

A record 185 charities will be represented by more than 6,500 runners for November 7 race. NEW YORK — Former Grand Slam tennis mixed-doubles champion Justin Gimelstob and retired NFL star Amani Toomer will be running to raise money as part of the official and expanding ING New York City Marathon 2010 charity program, it was announced […]

Flanagan Is On Track Off Track

The women’s American record holder at 3K, 5K and 10K says all is going according to plan in her preparations for a marathon debut in New York this fall. You wouldn’t know from Shalane Flanagan’s recent racing schedule that she is in the thick of the process of transforming herself from a track speedster into […]

Flanagan To Run New York City Marathon

New York Road Runners President Mary Wittenberg is on a recruiting roll. Last month New York Road Runners President Mary Wittenberg succeeded in getting world record holder Haile Gebrselassie to commit to running this year’s ING New York City Marathon. Today it was announced that Shalane Flanagan, the American record holder in the 3000m, 5000m, […]

Gebrselassie To Run ING New York City Marathon

Think this means he is no longer concerned about times? Think again. While in New York City Wednesday for a New York Road Runners Club-sponsored event, marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie announced that he will run the ING New York City Marathon in November. Apparently, NYRR President Mary Wittenberg had been working for years […]