Monday, April 20, 2015

Desisa, Rotich Victorious at the 2015 Boston Marathon

 Scott Bush, Running USA Wire
 Running USA
 April 20, 2015
Ritzenhein (7th place), Linden (4th) lead the American charge;  Keflezighi is 8th

2015 Boston MarathonBOSTON (April 20, 2015) - Tight packs, cool temperatures and moderate early paces led to thrilling finishes Monday morning at the 119th running of the  Boston Marathon.
Early on, both the men’s and women’s races held over a dozen competitors among their lead packs. While athletes took turns leading each, ultimately it was the front running heroics of Americans Des Linden and Dathan Ritzenhein which drove onlookers into a frenzy.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Saucony, Rod Dixon Team Up to Fight Child Obesity

 March 23, 2015
Saucony dedicates a total of $35,000 since 2014 to Rod Dixon’s KiDSMARATHON Foundation to extend message of fitness and health to even more children nationwide
LEXINGTON, Mass. – At the 1983 New York City Marathon, New Zealand Olympian and Saucony athlete Rod Dixon overcame a two-and-a-half-minute deficit with 10K to go to run down the race leader and win by nine seconds. To this day, his victory in that marathon remains one of the most dramatic finishes the event has ever seen.

Huddle, Linden, Lead American Women at 2015 United Airlines NYC Half

 New York Road Runners
 February 24, 2015
Former NYC Half champions Sally Kipyego and Caroline Rotich, both of Kenya, will lead a lineup that includes 5000-meter American record-holder Molly Huddle and American marathon standout Desiree Linden

NEW YORK - Defending champion Sally Kipyego and two-time NYC Half champion Caroline Rotich will lead an elite women’s contingent featuring American distance-running icons Molly Huddle and Desiree Linden at the 2015 United Airlines NYC Half onSunday, March 15, 2015, it was announced by Mary Wittenberg, president and CEO of New York Road Runners.

Monday, March 9, 2015

2015 Mt. Marathon and Hillbilly Half Race Results

Mountain Marathon & Hillbilly Half
26.2 & 13.1 Mile Trail Races
Capitol Forest.  Olympia, WA

Thursday, February 26, 2015


For Immediate Release—February 24, 2015
Contact: Don Kardong, Race Director—(509) 838-1579

39th Edition Slated for May 3rd

Spokane, WA—With a little over two months before the 39th running of the Lilac Bloomsday Run, plans are well underway for yet another big crowd to take to the streets of Spokane. Over 8,000 runners and walkers have jumped on board since online registration opened on January 1, and a final tally of 50,000 is expected by race day. For those who didn’t join in the early surge, there’s still plenty of time to sign up for the popular 12-kilometer (7.46 mile) road race, which takes place on Sunday, May 3.