Boston Marathon champion, ING New York City Marathon champion, Olympic 5000m gold medalist among favorites in women's race; prestigious half-marathon road race to celebrate 35 years running in the City of Brotherly Love; special I-95 one-day registration discount available on Sept. 5 at RunRocknRoll.com - PHILADELPHIA - (September 4, 2012) - If the half-marathon was an Olympic event, the top five entries in the women's race for the 2012 Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon would make it one of the Games' premier events. That's how strong they are.
INDIANAPOLIS - 2012 Olympian Matt Tegenkamp (Portland, Ore.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the USA 20 km Championships in 58:30 on Monday in New Haven, Conn.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - (September 3, 2012) - Matt Tegenkamp (Portland, Ore.) and Renee Metivier Baillie (Bend, Ore.) won the respective men's and women's titles at the USA 20K Championships on Labor Day Monday as part of the 35th Stratton Faxon New Haven Road Race in New Haven. Tegenkamp's time of 58 minutes, 30 seconds set a men's national championship record, while Metivier Baillie's time of 1:07:08 made her the 6th fastest American woman for the distance.
INDIANAPOLIS - USA Track & Field has announced a 12-member squad that will represent the U.S. at the IAU World 24-Hour Run Championships in Katowice, Poland on September 8-9, 2012.
Newcastle, UK - Tiki Gelana, the Olympic Marathon gold medallist, will be aiming to join several other world class Ethiopian runners who have triumphed in past Bupa Great North Runs at this year's race on 16 September.