A total of 4,280 registered for the sold-out event, which included the Half Marathon and 4-Miler
CINCINNATI (October 11, 2014) – Katie Lenahan from Cincinnati is the winner of the inaugural Cincinnati Queen Bee Half Marathon empowered by Kroger and P&G, in a time of 1 hour, 22 minutes, 35 seconds.
Second was Laurah Luken in 1:29:08 and third was Casey Fahrerin 1:31:23.
Desisa has triumphant return to Beantown, establishing a course record of 1:00:34 for the half marathon, cruising to victory over Kenyans Daniel Salel and Stephen Sambu
BOSTON (Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014) - On a picture perfect day for racing, Ethiopians Mamitu Daska and Lelisa Desisa (right, image courtesy PhotoRun.net) were crowned champions at the 14th B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Daska established a new event record of 1 hour, 8 minutes, 20 seconds, while Desisa earned his second consecutive B.A.A. Half Marathon victory in 1:01:38, covering the rolling, spectacular course through Boston’s Emerald Necklace park system in style.
The sixth Nike Northside/Southside Challenge again featured local high school athletes competing in a cross-country race covering the final 2.62 miles
CHICAGO (Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014) -- The 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon saw a record 40,802 runners crossed the finish line in Grant Park under ideal weather conditions. The men's race saw a Kenyan sweep withEliudKipchoge stealing the show in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 11 seconds, and SammyKitwaraand Dickson Chumba dueling for second, with Kitwara out-striding Chumba.
41-year-old Kastor clocks 1:09:36 to finish third at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon; Karoki completes personal best
PHILADELPHIA – (Sept. 21, 2014) – Nothing appears to be stopping American distance-running ace Deena Kastor. The 41-year-old Olympic bronze medalist and American marathon-record holder added another mark to her impressive and extensive resume this weekend: the Masters world record in the half marathon. Kastor, who lives and trains in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., clocked 1 hour, 9 minutes and 36 seconds to finish third at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathonon Sunday morning