Suver Wins Bronze For Team USA In BUPA Great Edinburgh XC
(Edinburgh, Scotland) - Mattie Suver (adidas/BRC) led Team USA with a third place podium finish at the BUPA Great Edinburgh Cross Country meet in Edinburgh, Scotland on Saturday. Suver fell back as far as twelfth-place mid-race as eventual champion Fionnuala Britton of Team Europe stretched out the field. Running a strong final 1,000-meters, Suver launched an impressive kick to nab the bronze on the challenging European-style cross country course finishing with a time of 21:00 for 6k. The finish was the highest for, and the first podium medal for, Team USA's women in the three team match that also featured Team Great Britain.
Finnish Shoe Company Karhu To Sponsor 2012 ADP American Distance Summit With Free Shoes
(High Point, NC) - The fifth edition of the ADP American Distance Summit will once again provide attending coaches and athletes with a free pair of technical running shoes, this time compliments of legendary Finnish running brand Karhu.