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.
Registration for the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will open on Tuesday, February 19, at 12 p.m. (Central Standard Time). The registration fee is $175 for U.S. participants and $200 for participants outside of the U.S. Registration will close when the participant capacity of 45,000 is reached.
Yemane Tsegay is looking to extend Ethiopia’s recent domination of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – an IAAF Gold Label Race – on Friday (25) morning, but with a prize pot of close to a million dollars and a super-fast course to entice the speed merchants, there is no shortage of both colleagues and Kenyans looking to upset his status as men’s race favourite. His compatriot, Tirfi Tsegaye (no relation), is in the same situation in the women’s race.
Returning champions and “Olympian Without a Country” will lead another sold-out field - CARLSBAD, Calif. – Three returning race champions and an international contingent of elite athletes including a South Sudanese 2012 Olympian will lead a sold-out field of 10,000 participants in the 22nd Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday, Jan. 27, announced In Motion, Inc., the event organizer.
The fastest female American marathoner of all time prepares to run her hometown marathon - LOS ANGELES — One of the biggest names in running will be at the start line of the 2013 LA Marathon. Three-time Olympian Deena Kastor, who holds the U.S. record in the marathon, will compete in her first LA Marathon on Sunday, March 17.
McPherson, Rothstein-Bruce take Half Marathon titles; abundant sunshine and ideal running conditions greet runners from all 50 states; Andy Grammer headlines post race concert - TEMPE, Ariz. – It was a birthday celebration unlike any other as the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon celebrated 10 years running in the Valley of the Sun. In the men's marathon, 23-year-old Ryan Neely from Berkeley, California took the lead for the first time at mile 23 to win his second marathon in unorthodox fashion, crossing the finish line in 2 hours, 31 minutes and 7 seconds.