Sunday, January 27, 2013


Schools Have Until January 23rd to Enter

For Release—January 22, 2013
Contact: Don Kardong—838-1579,

Spokane, WA—Elementary schools from Eastern Washington and North Idaho have one more day to sign up for the Fit for Bloomsday...Fit for Life youth fitness program. After the entry deadline, over 70 schools are expected to have signed up, with nearly 7,000 kids participating in the ten-week running and walking program.

Macias, Kleppin Capture 22nd Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon Titles

Sambu, Gebre claim half-marathon titles; more than 8,400 participate in sold-out events.


Patrice Malloy
January 27, 2013

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 27, 2013) – What began as a potentially-dreary morning quickly transformed into a day of new beginnings and celebrations for race champions, and over 8,400 finishers of the 22nd Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon held Sunday morning in Carlsbad.

Rivero Gonzalez, Kramer Win ING Miami Marathon

Risper Gesabwa and runner-up Malika Mejdoub Camacho both shatter the 10-year old women's half-marathon course record, men's half winner Robert Mbithi runs fourth-fastest time ever for that race


ING Miami Marathon

January 27, 2013

MIAMI  (Jan. 27, 2013) - Running the first marathon of his life, Guatemalan Luis Rivero Gonzalez won the 2013 ING Miami Marathon Sunday by separating himself quickly from the field and never looking back.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Korir, Cherop to Defend Boston Marathon Titles

Forty professional athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running of Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15

John Hancock

January 15, 2013

BOSTON - Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles at the 117th Boston Marathon, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners, race sponsor John Hancock Financial announced.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Mack Wins Bupa Edinburgh Cross Country

Mattie Suver has third-place finish in senior women's 6K, Team USA finishes third in overall team competition


January 7, 2013

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Bobby Mack led Team USA at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country race on Saturday, Jan. 5 as he won the senior men’s 8K race in a time of 24 minutes, 27 seconds. Mack’s efforts lead Team USA’s senior men to win gold, while Team USA finished third overall in the International Team Challenge when all divisions were combined.

Elite USA Team for 2013 Boston Marathon Announced

Complete John Hancock international field for the 2013 Boston Marathon will be announced in mid-January

Boston Marathon

January 8, 2013

BOSTON —John Hancock Financial has announced the Elite USA Team for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013. The strong U.S. team, recruited to compete with a deep international field, includes Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi, Abdi Abdirahman, Jason Hartmann, Fernando Cabada, Serena Burla, Stephanie Rothstein, and Alissa McKaig. The group joins previously announced Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan.

Mohammed, Worku Victorious at 2013 Chevron Houston Marathon

Lilesa defends men's half-marathon title, Daska wins women's half-marathon in challenging racing conditions

Chevron Houston Marathon

January 13, 2013

HOUSTON – Twenty-year-old Merima Mohammed of Ethiopia overcame leg problems and cold, wet conditions to run the second-fastest ever women’s race at Sunday’s Chevron Houston Marathon, while fellow countryman, Bazu Worku, 22, ran away with the men’s title.

Monday, January 7, 2013


Early Entrants May Win iPad mini from Strong Solutions

For Immediate Release—January 3, 2013 
Contact: Don Kardong—838-1579, 

January 3, 2013—There are just over four months until the 37th annual Lilac Bloomsday Run, and to help fortify New Year’s resolutions to get in shape, early bird registration for Bloomsday is now open at Those who sign up by February 10th will have a chance to win one of three Apple iPad minis courtesy of Strong Solutions—1718 E. Sprague.