National Titles, World Championship Spots at Stake - (Duluth, Minn.)A pair of Olympians bound for the 2012 Summer Games in London head the list of athletes set to race in Saturday’s USA Half Marathon Championships.
With the four 2011-2012 PRRO Circuit races now completed, seven runners are eligible to compete for the $10,000 PRRO Circuit purse at the PRRO Circuit Championship at the AJC Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta, GA on July 4, 2012.
MINNEAPOLIS – Craig Miller (Madison, Wis.) and Heather Kampf (Minneapolis, Minn.) took the respective men’s and women’s titles at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships Thursday evening in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Eugene, Oregon – Even the best in the world have competition, and the reigning World Champions in the men’s and women’s 400m at the 38th Prefontaine Classic are no exception. Each will feel pressure from previous Olympic or World gold medallists on 2 June in Eugene at the fourth stop of the Samsung Diamond League series.
Doha, Qatar - Allyson Felix’s reaction to beating her all her Jamaican rivals at the opening Samsung Diamond League meeting in Doha (11 May), and over her less favoured distance of 100 metres to boot, was probably the most succinct expression of how the United States sprinters felt after an evening of conspicuous success: "It’s pretty cool."