Taupo is the mecca of multisport in New Zealand and today it hosts one of the most popular off-road runs in the country.New Zealand's largest lake is the backdrop to the Bonita Ironman New Zealand, Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Taupo...
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
Of all the runners at the start line of the Whangamata run/walk festival today, Gavin Bisset has little to prove.At 7.30am on a clear blue-sky day on June 30, 2006 Bisset was rear-ended by a truck as he was cycling to work on...
American sprinter Tyson Gay ran 9.92 seconds to win the 100m at the Zagreb World Challenge yesterday, leaving Jamaican rival Nesta Carter trailing in second in 10.07s. Michael Rodgers of the United States was third in 10.14s....
The goal of National Run@Work Day, the third Friday of every September, is for RRCA members and individuals across the country to host community based events that encourage people to incorporate at least thirty minutes of walking or running into their daily lives.
(By Rod O’Donnell ) 1. I pledge to call my local newspaper with meet results, regardless of how my teams finished. If results are not reported in the next edition, I will follow up with a phone call to the sports editor. This will be continued until the results are published.
. Results of Run-A-Muk (5k & 10k, Mukilteo, Saturday August 28) have been posted. Results of Run Like A Dog (5k, Olympia, Saturday August 28) have been posted. Addition to Calendar: Stevenson Curves (5k, Stevenson, Saturday September 18).
. Results of Hope & Healing Alki Beach Run (5k, West Seattle, Sunday August 29) have been posted. Additions to Calendar: Jingle Bell Run (5k, Westlake Center, Sunday December 12); Army Half Marathon (13mi & 5k, Ft Lewis, Saturday September 18).
At 6 this morning in the pre-dawn gloom of Naseby, a select group of "bloody mad" athletes get ready for a 100km run.It takes a certain type of personality to endure 100km and the Great Naseby Water Race in Central Otago is a...
High school athletes – be part of the newest sport added to the ARNOLD Sports Festival – the Arnold Track and Field Championships. This event will be held Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the French Field House at The Ohio State University.
This USATF certified course is a Thanksgiving tradition in Tacoma Stay nice and warm before and after the race at the Center at Norpoint. Pre-race packet pickup is at the Center on Tuesday Nov. 23 and Wednesday Nov. 24 from 9 am to 6 pm.
COMP - Beautiful soft and well maintained singletrack trails through old growth forest with waterfalls lakes cascading creeks and views of the Puget Sound the surrounding islands and on clear days the Cascade and Olympic Mountain Ranges including Mt. Baker Mt. Rainier and Mt. St Helens.
Mark your calendar for Thursday, August 26, 6:55pm.
If you thought the first Rogue Raffler was a hit, wait til you experience the second! The Rogue Raffler, Austin's newest social running event, is an after-work urban race that will reveal hidden Austin gems, give you a chance to use strategy rather than speed and will finish with free beer, free food and tons of (seriously good) prizes!
So what happens at the Raffler?
6:55pm: Locations are revealed. You have 3 minutes to take notes and devise a plan of attack.
7:00pm: The run begins! Contestants head out on foot to the checkpoints, where raffle tickets are distributed. You have exactly one hour to collect as many tickets as possible and make it back to Rogue - make sure your strategy is sound!
8:00pm: The ticket jar is sealed and the raffle begins. Winners receive great prizes from both the sponsoring local businesses and from Rogue Equipment.
After that: The block party commences! Think free food, FREE BEER and the coolest crowd in town.
. Results of Covey Run for Children's (5k & 10k, Woodinville, Saturday August 21) have been posted. Additions to Calendar: River Run (5k, 10k & 13mi, Wenatchee, Saturday September 18); Salmon Run (5k & 10k, Leavenworth, Sunday September 19).
BERLIN - Kenyan David Rudisha broke the men's 800m world record that had stood for 13 years yesterday, clocking a time of 1min 41.09s at the ISTAF athletics meeting.Rudisha bettered Dane Wilson Kipketer's 1:41.11 in 1997 in Cologne.Rudisha...
. Preliminary Results of Run Around Lake Union (10k, Seattle Lake Union, Sunday August 22) have been posted. Additions to Calendar: Family Fitness Day (5k, 10k & 15k, Magnuson Park Series, Saturday September 25); Out of the Darkness (3mi Walk, Green Lake, Sunday October 10).
Historians say the first marathon runner was Philippides who, in 490BC, ran 39.98km from the battlefield at Marathon with news of the Athenian army's victory over the Persians.He reached Athens, cried out, "Rejoice, we conquer",...
With the recreational running season about to start, and the Auckland marathon on the horizon, novices, amateurs and weekend joggers can lace up their trainers and start running.Distance co-ordinator at Athletics Australia Tim...
The 2010 Sweet & Twisted Tri – Central Texas’ premier women’s-only triathlon - will be held at the beautiful Pace Bend Park, conveniently located just minutes outside of Austin, in Spicewood, TX. Thanks to the considerable rain the Hill Country has received over the past month – lake levels are at a 3 year high and near full capacity. The 500 meter SWIM is held in Mudd Cove , with plenty of open water certified lifeguards on-hand for oversight & safety from the wonderful team at The Expedition School. Big thanks to Jack & Adams for being ou r2010 Swim Course Sponsor. The 12.8 mile BIKE is entirely on paved roads. Athletes will cycle 2 loops on a series of scenic, rolling hills. Where there are hills – there are great downhills too! The short 5K RUN is contained completely within the Park – on a combination of paved roads and improved trail roads. The portion of ‘improved trail’ roads…think Lady Bird Lake Trail! Athletes finish into the large, shaded venue area, where everyone will receive free massage from Advanced Rehab, soft serve ice cream from Kool Kones, luscious cupcakes, sandwiches, fresh fruit and Sweet & Twisted Tris signature mimosa! Each athlete will also receive an ice cold finishers towels courtesy of Hill Country Running Company and water bottle from Pure Austin Fitness at the finish line. ALL participants will receive special finishers medals. Special awards for overall & age group winners courtesy of our wonderful friends at REI. Prepare for a full weekend of sweet & twisted fun, beginning with our EXPO EXTRAGANZA and packet pickup on August 21 at REI Round Rock! Seven different clinics, info sessions, demonstrations, Q&A's and great shopping. Apparel and nutrition vendors will offer a lot of product samplings and giveaways. Austin area training groups will also be on-hand to share information about their year-round fitness programs. Shop for all your triathlon needs and get some last minute Sweet & Twisted tips. Mark your calendar for the Expo Extravaganza and Packet Pickup - August 21st!
August 21, 2010 - A pack of seven runners hit the first mile in 4:46 as they looped around the Columbus Crew Stadium and the Ohio State Fairground in the 4th annual Crew 5km. Stephen Ragg pulled away just before the two mile mark in front of the Ohio Historical Society and entered the Crew player’s tunnel by himself and finished at the Crew Stadium midfield in 15:33 for the win.
AUSTIN (August 21, 2010) ― Lost Creek Country Club in partnership with the Lost Creek Community will host their 2nd Annual Lost Creek Community Day for Charity event ― Saturday, August 21, 2010 During this historic event Lost Creek Country Club will open it’s doors to the community and Austin area to raise money for three worthwhile charities. The event will consist of a 5K Run, 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Lawn Chair Tennis Tournament and Golf Tournament. Participants may enter one or multiple events. All the events surrounding the Lost Creek Community Day for Charity are open to the public – members of the community are encouraged to participate. 5K Run $20.00 registration fee, $25.00 registration fee two days before event, $30.00 registration fee day of the event 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament $10.00 registration fee Tennis Lawn Chair $20.00 registration fee Golf Tournament $40.00 registration fee ALL proceeds raised during the event will be divided and donated to three separate charities: The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA), specifically "Augie’s Quest," an initiative within MDA that is an aggressive, cure-driven effort singularly focused on treatments and cures for ALS, (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease). ClubCorp’s Employee Partners Care Foundation (EPCF), a fund created to help ClubCorp’s employees and their families by providing financial assistance in times of crisis. Meal on Wheels and More seeks to nourish and enrich the lives of the homebound and other people in need through programs that promote dignity and independent living. Today, Meals on Wheels and More delivers daily meals to about 2,000 homebound and disabled persons with the help of 3,000 volunteers and runs eight additional programs designed to keep our clients healthy. "We are thrilled to be able to open our club to the community during this exciting event," said Patrick Criminger, general manager at Lost Creek Country Club. "It is an honor to be a part of something that positively will touch the lives of so many." For more information on the event and how you can participate, please contact Leah Ann Tibbitts at Leah.Tibbitts@ourclub.com or 512.592.1205, ext. 135.
Back by popular demand, Rogue is hosting a second Diva Nite on Thursday, December 2 at 6pm.
This ladies-only event was a hit the first time around, and it's only going to be better this time around!
Expect free wine and snacks, giveaways, jog bra fittings, special sales and a *fashion show*, Rogue style, featuring the latest winter gear, gift ideas and even previews of apparel that won't be available until next year.
Diva Nite is free and open to the female public, but spots are limited and you must rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org in order to attend.
**BRA FIT SLOTS ARE FULL! WE WILL HAVE INFO ON HOW TO SCHEDULE YOURS FOR ANOTHER DAY**
Bring your friends and enjoy an evening that's all about you!
. Results of Shoreline Run (10k & 2miler, Richland, Saturday July 17) have been posted. Additions to Calendar: TTTS Pace Face (5k & 10k, Kirkland Sunday October 10); Patriot Day Race (4k, 8k & 12k, Vancouver, Saturday September 11).
Chris Forne set a new best for New Zealand men at the World Orienteering Championships, running smart and strong for 21st place in the middle distance race in Trondheim, Norway. The Christchurch athlete was at his best in his...
Auckland marathon organisers would back changes to the law to stop profiteers cashing in on the event.The adidas-sponsored event was sold out in May but people who paid the $119 entry fee have been selling them for much more on...
The Sand Crab is a great way to get a little exercise under the stars on a beautiful Galveston Beach at night, get fed, have a few beers by a bon fire while listening to great music with other runners on a summer night. Both races will be chip timed. This 5K run is very walker friendly with a 2hr cut off. The 10K is walkable but will share the 2 hr cut off. 10K runners must be at the 3.1 mile turnaround within 1 hour. The 5K will also share the 2 hr cutoff. The Sand Crab will start on beautiful Porretto Beach and run east for 3.1 or 1.55 miles (depending on the event) and turn and head back to the finish. The course will be lit with glow sticks and tiki torches. Runners are required to run with a flashlight or head lamp. There will be 2 watertops with HEB Quench and water hit 2X ea for the 10K and 1 hit 2X for the 5K. After finishing runners will receive bbq with all the fixins and cold cerveza for those of age. Extra BBQ plates available for $10 (this is a good deal).
Michael Adams and James Kuegler look to get their campaigns back on track in race five of the Xterra Off-road trail running series at Whitford Valley tomorrow quite literally.Three weeks ago the two favourites for the Super Long...
Four members of the Institute of Golf plan to run from Auckland to Wellington in six days this week for charity and their training has included only running 15km per week.If you think they are mad with their 800km relay run, then...
. Results of Pioneer Days (5k, Meadowbrook, Saturday August 7) have been posted. Results of Mt. Mania (5k & 10k, Castle Rock, Saturday July 24). Addition to Calendar: Mud Mountain Dam (5k Enumclaw Saturday October 2).
Saturday, September 11, 9:00 am,North Bank Park Pavilion, Downtown Columbus - In honor of The Shamrock Club’s Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Party, the course will extent to 3.17 miles to celebrate that we’re on our way to 3/17/2011.
. Results of River & Rails (5k & 10k, Arlington, Saturday August 7) have been posted. Additions to Calendar: Oktoberfest Brew HaHa (5k Fremont Sunday September 26); Winthrop Marathon (26mi Winthrop Sunday September 26).