Actor Will Ferrell finishes in 2:03:49; Peter Magill, 51, runs 1:10:19 to finish fourth overall and set U.S. single age group record; Thousands of runners in costume take over streets of downtown Los Angeles - LOS ANGELES - (October 28, 2012) – Fernando Cabada arrived in California on Saturday from his altitude training base in Boulder, Colorado, so forgive him if he was a little excited to take advantage of the oxygen-rich air at the 3rd Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon benefiting the ASPCA on Sunday morning.
Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco Half Marathon set for Sunday, April 7, 2013; race course to run across the Golden Gate Bridge; online registration is open at Competitor.com - SAN FRANCISCO – (October 23, 2012) – Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle media and event entertainment company, has announced a partnership with Project Sport, LLC to bring the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series to San Francisco. The inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco Half Marathon is set for Sunday, April 7, 2013, rebranding the US Half Marathon 2 “The Other Half”, which has been held each spring since 2010. Registration for the event is open online at Competitor.com.
Keyna’s Julius Bor (29:54) living in Erie, Pennsylvania held off Kent’s Aiman Scullian (29:57) to win the top prize money in the 38th annual Peace Race 10K. North Canton’s Luke Grau (30:03) finished a close third. Canton’s Ryann Kienzle (30:13), Kent’s Andrew Carnes (30:22), Peninsula’s Andy Morgan (30:46) and Wheeling’s Dustin Hall (30:49) rounded out the top seven.
Birmingham, UK - Kenyan Micah Kogo won a thrilling sprint for the line ahead of Abera Kuma to set a new course record at the Bupa Great Birmingham Run Half Marathon on Sunday (21).
Birmingham, UK - Zersenay Tadese will return to the city where he scored the fourth of his five IAAF World Half Marathon Championships victories when competing at the Bupa Great Birmingham Run on Sunday (21).
Dathan Ritzenhein had a superb end to 2012: he placed ninth with a two minute, five second PB at the Bank of America Chicago marathon. Dathan ran 2:07.47, running a very calculated race, showing him and his coach, Alberto Salazar, that the marathon is a place for Ritz to put some focus.