INDIANAPOLIS – The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle and USA Track & Field (USATF) today announced that the first-ever USATF National Club Team 8 km Championships will be held as part of Chicago’s popular 40,000-participant road race on Sunday, April 7, 2013. The Shamrock Shuffle, the world’s largest 8K road race, is the traditional kick-off to the outdoor running season in Chicago for recreational and veteran runners alike. The introduction of the USATF National Club Team 8 km Championships elevates the elite-level competition, attracting competitive club teams and athletes from across the country to vie for a national title and a share of the $20,000 prize purse.
INDIANAPOLIS - The 2014 and 2015 USA Half Marathon Championships have been awarded to Houston, Texas and the 2016 and 2017 USA Half Marathon Championships have been awarded to Columbus, Ohio, USA Track & Field, the Houston Marathon Committee and The Capital City Half Marathon announced today. "We are excited to have Houston and Columbus play hosts to our USA Half Marathon Championships from 2014 through 2017," said USATF CEO Max Siegel. "We look forward to working with both cities to deliver what promises to be four years of elite competitions that will highlight the talents of our nation’s best runners."
Early Entrants May Win iPad mini from Strong Solutions - January 3, 2013—There are just over four months until the 37th annual Lilac Bloomsday Run, and to help fortify New Year’s resolutions to get in shape, early bird registration for Bloomsday is now open at www.bloomsdayrun.org. Those who sign up by February 10th will have a chance to win one of three Apple iPad minis courtesy of Strong Solutions—1718 E. Sprague.
2012 ADP American Distance Summit Changes Venue And Adds Award Winning Researcher Dr. Kevin Ford
(High Point, NC) - The fifth edition of the ADP American Distance Summit has changed venues to High Point University in High Point, NC, and has added award winning researcher Dr. Kevin Ford to the already impressive list of presenters. The Summit will still be held January 5-6, 2013, with High Point only 75-miles northeast of the original host city, Charlotte, NC.
Champion System is presenting sponsor of new “B15” race, Team Continuum is official charity - BROOKLYN, New York- The inaugural Brooklyn 15 Kilometer Run (The "B15"), scheduled for Sunday, April 21, officially replaces the Brooklyn Bun. The B15 will bring a 3-loop course around beautiful, world- renowned Prospect Park with a finish at Bartel-Pritchard Square, the intersection of Prospect Park West and Prospect Park Southwest.