Powerful Pack of 2012 Olympians Led by Americans Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher, and Matt Tegenkamp and Defending Champion Chris Thompson of Great Britain to Run NYRR Dash to the Finish Line 5K on Saturday, November 3Written by NYRRC
Part of ING New York City Marathon weekend festivities, the 5K race will start near the United Nations and end at the famed Marathon finish line in Central Park, World-class field also includes Molly Huddle, Daniele Meucci, Lopez Lomong, and Evan Jager - New York, October 10, 2012—Olympic medalist Shalane Flanagan, the top American in the 2012 London Olympic Marathon; her London teammate and two-time Olympian Kara Goucher; and 13 other 2012 Olympians including Matt Tegenkamp and defending champion Chris Thompson will run the second annual NYRR Dash to the Finish Line 5K on Saturday, November 3, during ING New York City Marathon weekend, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - (October 7, 2012) - With its alluring mix of all the right ingredients: a fast and flat course, ideal climate, spectator-lined streets and solid competition, the Rock 'n' Roll San Jose Half Marathon has established itself as the place to go in California for runners in search of a 13.1-mile personal best. More than 14,000 entrants took part in the seventh annual Bay Area event this morning with that goal in mind.
Facing chilly early morning temperatures in Minneapolis, Minn., Janet Cherobon-Bawcom and Mohamed Trafeh each defended their titles in the USA 10 Mile Championships Sunday, which was run as part of the TC Medtronic 10 Mile.
Georgians Reuben Mwei of Kennesaw and Justyna Mudy of Rome claim titles, Fourth annual event sees record turnout - ATLANTA – October 7, 2012 – A record field of 4,500 registered participants hit the streets of Atlanta’s Town Brookhaven community for the fourth annual Allstate Life Insurance℠ Atlanta 13.1 Marathon® and Karhu 5K events this morning. The 13.1-mile half marathon and 5K started and finished in Town Green, adjacent to the hybrid Publix, and took runners through Brookhaven and Chamblee.
Trafeh, Bawcom to defend national titles; Medtronic TC 10 Mile features $10,000 women vs. men Equalizer Bonus - MINNEAPOLIS - (October 2, 2012) - A remarkably deep men's field and a women's contingent powered by three Olympians will race for the USA Men's & Women's 10 Mile Championships at Sunday's Medtronic TC 10 Mile.