Bettie Wade, Chelsea Carrier-Eades and Barbara Nwaba finished second, third and fourth, respectively, in the heptathlon to help pace Team USA to its third consecutive Thorpe Cup title over Germany Saturday in Marburg, Germany. The Germans responded in the decathlon competition to take their third straight win over Team USA.

4th edition welcomes 20,000 entrants; headliner Cobra Starship rocks for celebrity participants including television personalities Kate Gosselin and Dr. Andy Baldwin, Super Bowl champion Roger Craig and NASCAR driver Nelson Piquet Jr. - CHICAGO - (July 22, 2012) - With the countdown to the 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony just five days away, it was only fitting that two London-bound athletes emerged victorious on the streets of downtown Chicago Sunday morning at the 4th XSport Fitness Rock 'n' Roll Chicago ½ Marathon. First across the finish line adjacent to Buckingham Fountain was 24-year-old Daniel Vargas Sanchez from Mexico, who covered the 13.1-mile course in 1 hour, 4 minutes and 18 seconds, while Karolina Jarzynska, 30, who will run for Poland in the Olympic Marathon, won the women's race in 1:13:04.

Monday, 23 July 2012 10:52

Daddy & Tot Trot at 2012 Eugene Women's Half

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Inaugural 1K perfect distance for the family - EUGENE, Ore. - (July 22, 2012) - The 3rd Eugene Women's Half Marathon will offer a Daddy & Tot Trot for the first year to get the whole family involved in the Sunday, August 26 event. The 1K course will have the same start and finish lines as the half-marathon, starts at 8:10am and is open to runners ages four-and-up.

Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition (OIWC), Ragnar Relay Series and ASICS partner for outdoor retailer race to provide a networking and fundraising addition to 2012 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market - SALT LAKE CITY - (July 19, 2012) - Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition (OIWC) has announced that it has joined forces with Ragnar Events, LLC, producers of the Ragnar Relay Series, to host a 4-mile team relay through the streets of Salt Lake City during Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. The inaugural Ragnar OIWC Challenge presented by ASICS will take place on Saturday, August 4, from 6:00am - 8:30am. Proceeds will support OIWC's programs focused on providing advocacy, education and resources for women in the outdoor, bike and snowsports industries.

Saturday, 21 July 2012 15:07

Jager breaks American record at Monaco

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Evan Jager capped off American performances with a bang as the Samsung Diamond League made its ninth stop Friday in Monaco.



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