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Date: 
05/21/2009 - 10:09

logomain.gifMay 20, 2009 -- New Balance announced this week that Jim Tompkins, President & COO at New Balance, will depart the company in early June. "My time with New Balance has been a great experience," says Jim Tompkins. "I have had a lot of fun and am proud of the tremendous progress we have made over the last 25 years.

National features
Date: 
05/20/2009 - 16:20

bolderbolder.gifBOULDER, Colo., May 19, 2009 -- BolderBOULDER announced today that Nissan will be the official and exclusive vehicle partner of the 2009 BolderBOULDER 10k to be held on May 25.

National features
Date: 
05/20/2009 - 16:19

04_iaaf.gifMay 19, 2009 (Monte Carlo) - Samsung Electronics and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) today announced a new three-year agreement, naming Samsung an Official IAAF Partner.

National features
Date: 
05/14/2009 - 11:20

champ-chip.gifSince the launch of the new disposable chip, the chip has proven to be a big success and many US race directors have swapped their races to this new concept.

The disposable chip offers the same accuracy and reliability that timers and race directors have been used to from ChampionChip for decades.

Regional features
Date: 
05/13/2009 - 12:13

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Adhering to a guiding principle of corporate environmental responsibility, Beynon Sports Surfaces has introduced Beypur 160, the athletic track industry’s first water-based structural spray coating, an achievement which marks Beynon Sports Surfaces as a clear leader in green product development.

National features
Date: 
05/13/2009 - 12:07

00_benyon.jpgAdhering to a guiding principle of corporate environmental responsibility, Beynon Sports Surfaces has introduced Beypur 160, the athletic track industry’s first water-based structural spray coating, an achievement which marks Beynon Sports Surfaces as a clear leader in green product development.

Regional features

Track Construction: Track Touch-Ups

Date: 
05/11/2009 - 22:33
Date: 
05/11/2009 - 22:33

by Mary Helen Sprecher

Seasons change. Students become seniors and graduate. Admin-istrators and coaches retire.

Given the natural cycle of things, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that track and field facilities go through their own aging process. But if you’re not a track construction expert, the signs of wear and tear might go unnoticed until they reach crisis proportions. So what are some warning signs that an athletic facility might be in need of repair, aging, or even nearing the end of its useful life?

Regional features

Brown Trafton: A Technical Perspective

Date: 
05/08/2009 - 23:07
Date: 
05/08/2009 - 23:07

by Mark Winitz

In 2008, Stephanie Brown Trafton’s throws increased an average of 20 feet over recent seasons, she became a consistent thrower, and she reached the top of the Olympic podium. How did it happen?

National features
Date: 
05/07/2009 - 14:10

cooperriverBR.jpgEvansville, IN (May 4, 2009) - Cooper River Bridge Run has decided to use ChronoTrack Systems’ timing equipment to replace the ChampionChip system they have been using for the past 18 years.

National features
Date: 
05/04/2009 - 19:05

00_Cleveland-09.gifResponding to a survey of runners following last year’s race, the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K has announced a new official course for the 2009 race on Sunday, May 17.

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