September 15, 2008 from Washington Running Report -- Everybody who ran the third annual Parks Half Marathon, leaving the Rockville Metro Station early Sunday morning, knew they could get a free ride back once they reached Bethesda. Doing so was a tad more strenuous though. As promised, the course was a scenic one.
September 12, 2008 from USATF press release (INDIANAPOLIS IN) USA Track & Field on Friday announced the finalists for the "Class of 2008" for the National Track & Field Hall of Fame. In conjunction with USATF's 2008 Annual Meeting in Reno, Nev., this year's Hall of Fame Inductions will take place Saturday, December 6, at the Silver Legacy Resort in Reno.
September 11, 2008 from press release (New York, NY) United States Olympian and 2007 IAAF World Championships 10,000-meter bronze medalist Kara Goucher will make her much-anticipated marathon debut at the ING New York City Marathon 2008 on Sunday, November 2, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.
September 10, 2008 from press release (CHICAGO, IL) Bank of America announced the elite field of male and female athletes scheduled to compete for the 2008 Bank of America Chicago Marathon championship titles on Sunday, Oct. 12.
September 10, 2008 from press release (PHILADELPHIA, PA) Two-time Olympic silver medalist and current world marathon champion, Catherine Ndereba, will lead the field of elite athletes at the ING Philadelphia Distance Run on September 21, 2008.
September 10, 2008 from Michigan Runner (TORONTO, ON) The promise of an excellent re-match between 31-year-old returning champion, John Kelai of Kenya, and 24-year-old Tariku Jufar of Ethiopia, highlights the strongest-ever men’s field for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, announced for the 9th edition, to be run on September 28 and . . .
September 8, 2008 from Colorado Runner --- The 35th running of the Imogene Pass Run from Ouray to Telluride took place under near perfect conditions. With a sell-out crowd of 1,500 participants, this race takes runners 17 miles from the mountain town of Ouray, over Imogene Pass at 13,115 feet and down into the mountain town of Telluride.
September 8, 2008 from RunOhio (AKRON, OH) The 2008 USA Women’s 8 km Championship will be held in association with this year’s Road Runner Akron Marathon (September 27, 2008). The race, sponsored by the Akron Community Foundation, will start at 7:30 a.m., following the beginning of the marathon at 7:00 a.m.
September 7, 2008 from press release (Madison, WI) It was a perfect day for the seventh annual Ford Ironman Wisconsin as the 2,200 athletes entered Lake Monona for the 2.4-mile swim. The women’s title was won by Hillary Biscay of Tucson, AZ and Australian Chris McDonald claimed the men’s title.
September 8, 2008 Running Canada TV (Vol 3, no.11) Running Canada Television kicks off its fall marathon season this weekend at the Montreal Oasis de Montreal.
(September 5, 2008 From Running USA wire)(COLUMBUS, OH) For the first time in nine years, the Nationwide Better Health Columbus Marathon will feature a new and improved course for its 29th edition on Sunday, October 19.
September 5, 2008 from press notice. Road Race Management will hold their annual Event Directors Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, FL from November 6-8, 2008.
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2008 Blue Ridge Relay
Press Release: Relay Results
“It is truly an amazing event that pushes your body, allows you to see beautiful scenery, and creates amazing memories with old and new friends. I would recommend this race to any runner who truly enjoys the feeling one gets from running!!! Thanks again!”
September 5, 2008 by Penny Hinck (Long Branch, NJ - The revitalized Long Branch beachfront was the site of the 5th Annual Pier Village 5K road race on Labor Day Monday, September 1. Runners were treated to a glorious, sunny, ideal-racing-weather morning on a fast, flat course that paralleled the Atlantic Ocean, running south on road and boardwalk, then north to finish on the promenade.
September 4, 2008 from www.runwashington.com (DC) Every day, law enforcement officers put their lives on the line for our safety and protection. On Sunday, October 19, 2008, all of us have a chance to salute their service and sacrifice by participating in the "Race to Remember"--the first National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial 5K.
September 4, 2008 from press release (MINNEAPOLIS, MN) The greatest names in American gymnastics and decathlon share one thing in common: a legacy of appearing on the fabled orange Wheaties box.
September 4, 2008 from press release (Boyne Falls, MI) The second annual Boyne 2 Boyne marathon, a qualifying event for the Boston Marathon, is happening on Sunday, September 28. The race take athletes along the Midwest's most pristine and scenic route between two Michigan resorts starting at Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs and ending at Boyne Mountain in Boyne Falls.
September 3, 2008 from press release (New York)---There are only two words that can describe the Nike+ Human Race 10K in New York City: amazing experience! With thousands of runners lined up prior to the start of the race, spirits were high and the atmosphere was filled with enthusiasm and eagerness.
September 3, 2008 from www.runohio.com (OHIO) The battle between Ohio Time Warner and the Big Ten Network seems to be over. For more than a year Time Warner subscribers have heard and read numerous ads from the Big Ten Network telling us to contact our cable provider to request the Big Ten Network.
September 2, 2008 from press release (ALMERE, Holland) U.S. athletes took home seven medals at the International Triathlon Union Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in Almere, Holland on August 31. A total of 108 athletes were part of Team USA, including seven competing in the elite race.