Universal Sports Network To Air LIVE Multiplatform Coverage of the 2013 Tokyo Marathon this SaturdayWritten by Super User
Tokyo Race Kicks Off 2013 Marathon Programming Including Legendary Boston Marathon - Los Angeles (February 20, 2013) - Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports events, will provide live television and online coverage of the 2013 Tokyo Marathon on Saturday, February 23 from 7:00 to 10:30 PM ET. The 2013 Tokyo Marathon is the latest addition to the World Marathon Majors (WMM) series, and one of four Majors to air on Universal Sports including the Boston, London and Berlin marathons.
35th Annual Race Honors “Women in Marathoning” NAPA, Calif. — February 18, 2013 — Last year’s Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon champions Chris Mocko and Devon Yanko (née Crosby-Helms) will return to the 35th annual race to defend their titles on Sunday, March 3, 2013 the event announced today. A strong field of invited runners will head the sold-out crowd of 2,600 marathon participants who will cover the fast and scenic 26.2-mile course through the Napa Valley wine country. Only one man and one woman, however, will take home the coveted first place prize: their weight in distinguished Napa Valley wine.
St. Patrick’s Day Events Held at Centennial Olympic Park,Food stations added along the course to enhance runner’s experience - ATLANTA– February 19, 2013: More than 16,000 runners are expected to hit the streets of Atlanta for the seventh annual Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 7 a.m. The race course will travel through metro Atlanta’s most interesting and historic areas including the Sweet Auburn District, Inman Park, Decatur, Druid Hills, Virginia-Highland and Midtown. Along the way, runners will pass landmarks including the King Historic Site, Carter Center, four college campuses and Piedmont Park.
Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein Will Return to Site of Breakthrough Performance for 2013 Bank of America Chicago MarathonWritten by Super User
CHICAGO –The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that U.S. Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein will return to the site of his breakthrough performance by competing in the 36th annual event on October 13. Last fall, the Midwest native thrilled his regional fan base by finishing as the top American in Chicago and improving his marathon best by more than two minutes. His decision to return is fueled by the desire to set his sights even higher in 2013. Before culminating with the Chicago Marathon, Ritzenhein will kick off his outdoor racing season at the 34th Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K on April 7, marking his first appearance at Chicago’s popular spring road race.
World silver medallist Vincent Kipruto is the fastest man in the field that has been announced for the 68th Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on March 3.
Leading apparel and footwear company signs three-year title partnership with LA race - LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 12, 2013)—ASICS is the new title sponsor of the LA Marathon. Through 2015, the company will lend its name and support to the city’s premier running event, now called the ASICS LA Marathon, which is growing in prominence nationally and internationally thanks to the world-class and iconic Stadium to the Sea course.