Maine Native Ben True and Mary Keitany of Kenya Returning to Defend Crowns at Special 20th TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road RaceWritten by Super User
Stellar elite field also includes Americans Shalane Flanagan and Jordan Hasay, two-time Olympic gold medalist Meseret Defar, and past champs Wude Ayalew, Joyce Chepkurui and Stephen Kosgei Kibet - CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (July 20, 2017) – The special 20th TD Beach to Beacon 10K on Aug. 5 will feature both returning champs – Maine native Ben True, who last year became the first American to win the iconic summer road race, and Kenya’s Mary Keitany, who shattered the course record in 2016.
Tyler Pence takes men’s title; Daniel Dolney & Michelle Kim win 10K races; Comedian Danny Pudi takes part in race; Greg Heilers finishes 100th Rock ‘n’ Roll event; Dirty Dozen Brass Band rocked the finish line festival for runners and spectators - CHICAGO, IL – July 16, 2017 – Defending champion Neely Spence Gracey returned to the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon reclaiming her title in 1:13:13 and finishing in 6th place overall. She finished more than four minutes ahead of the next woman Julia Kohnen who crossed in 1:17:37. Jamie Vest took third in 1:17 37.
Leonard Korir, Aliphine Tuliamuk win USA title and a spot on the Peachtree Cup - ATLANTA – July 4, 2017 – There was no reprieve from Atlanta’s summertime heat and humidity for runners and walkers at the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race. Participants of the world’s largest 10K kicked off their Independence Day celebrations in typical July conditions for Atlanta.
Marielle Hall, Chris Derrick added to star-studded start list at 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race - ATLANTA – June 29, 2017 – A 2016 Olympian and a three-time U.S. cross country champion are joining the field at the USATF 10 km Championships at the AJC Peachtree Road Race on the Fourth of July in Atlanta.
Daniel Chebii retains title while Joan Chelimo earns first Boston win at 2017 B.A.A. 10K, presented by Brigham and Women’s HospitalWritten by BAA
BOSTON (25-June) - On a picture-perfect summer morning for racing through downtown Boston, Kenya’s Daniel Chebii and Joan Chelimo ran to victories at the seventh annual B.A.A. 10K, presented by Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Chebii retained his title with a time of 27:58, while Chelimo earned her first win in Boston in 31:24. A total of 8,135 participants completed this year’s race, which started and finished at Boston Common.
Tibebu Proctor, Jennifer Bergman claim half marathon victories; Blake Hilty and Shelby Mills won the men’s and women’s marathon, respectively; Race weekend debuted a brand new stadium to stadium course - SEATTLE – June 18, 2017 – For Tibebu Proctor, life is good. Last week, the 18-year-old everyone calls Tibs graduated from high school. Then this week, he won the Alaska Airlines Rock ’n’ Roll Seattle Half Marathon.