Friday, April 18, 2014

Kastor Runs Down U.S. Masters Half-Marathon Record in NYC

 New York Road Runners
 April 14, 2014
She bests Colleen De Reuck's U.S. Masters (age 40+) half-marathon record by 12 seconds in New York City

NEW YORK - About one hour into the 11th edition More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon on April 13, there was an air of excitement and anticipation around the finish line. As fans awaited the arrival of Deena Kastor, the question wasn’t so much whether she’d win, but whether she’d break the course record of 1 hour, 13 minutes, 25 seconds she set last year.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

World Class Field Assembled for 2014 B.A.A. 5K

 April 17, 2014

The race is sold out. A prize purse of $39,900 (USD) will be awarded equally to the top male and female finishers

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced an elite field of Olympic Games and IAAF World Championships medalists and returning champions for the 2014 B.A.A. 5K, to be held on Saturday, April 19, two days prior to the 2014 Boston Marathon®.

Friday, April 11, 2014

2014 Run Like a Fool - Race Results

Look for Race Day photos here!

Run Like A Fool 2014
Capitol Lake, WA
April 5, 2014
 Cool with light winds and showers!
 Rich Brown
  ID#  PLACE   PLACE            FINISHER          TIME     PACE

Open Men
4494 1 1 M15 Dawit Mengista , 16 16:35.8 5:21

Open Women
1855 1 1 W35 Ulrike Krotscheck, 38 20:25.0 6:35

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Gebremeskel, Bleasdale Win 29th Carlsbad 5000

 Dan Cruz, Competitor Group
 March 30, 2014
Bernard Lagat finishes second in 13:19, breaking American 5K road record; Gebremeskel becomes first 4-time champion in history of the “World’s Fastest 5K"

CARLSBAD, Calif. – (March 30, 2014) – Racing against 39-year-old multiple Olympic medalist and four-time world championBernard Lagat at the 29th Carlsbad 5000, 24-year-old Dejen Gebremeskel (right, courtesy PhotoRun) of Ethiopia knew he had to use experience to his advantage on Sunday morning.

OSO United 5k/10k Mudslide Benefit Run

The Arlington Runners Club is hosting a 5k/10k benefit run to support those affected by the mudslide in Oso on March 22, 2014. They will be holding this benefit run on April 26, 2014 at the Arlington Airport Trail. 100% of the monies raised will be donated to the mudslide relief efforts, victims and their families.