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2014-03-13 23:01:06

Industry Leading Sport Earphone Company Supports the Running Community by Funding Runners from Across the Country to Participate in this Year’s Boston Marathon St Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 yurbuds®, a company rooted in its strong connection to the running community, is honoring those who were affected by last year’s tragic events at the Boston Marathon by sponsoring four runners at this year’s event. The yurbuds #neverstop team is going back to Boston after all runners...

2014-03-11 16:24:53

-- Lauren Kleppin finishes third with time of 02:28:48 IRVINE, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASICS Mammoth Track Club athletes Gabe Proctor and Lauren Kleppin had a strong showing at Sunday's ASICS LA Marathon as the first Americans to cross the finish line. Hot off her recent second place finish in the U.S. National Half Marathon Championships, Lauren Kleppin placed third on Sunday and had a personal record time by beating her recent marathon time by more than 13...

2014-03-07 16:22:22

Reggie Lewis Track, 1350 Tremont Street; Events Fri. 9AM-4:40 PM, Sat. 8:30AM-6:40PM, Sun. 8:30AM-3PM BOSTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leland McPhie of San Diego, a former San Diego sheriff captain who turns 100 March 10, is ready to set world and national marks at the USA Masters Track Indoor Championship in Boston March 14-1, joining over 900 others including the world's best athletes 35-100. The meet, open to the public and free of charge, is at the Reggie Lewis...

2014-03-03 23:03:03

Ten-Video Series Follows Meb Keflezighi’s Preparation for the Boston Marathon San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, today launched a video series on RunnerSpace.com featuring ElliptiGO Project member, Meb Keflezighi. In this ten-video series, viewers will get a never-before-seen glimpse into Meb’s training for the 2014 Boston Marathon, plus his insights...

2014-02-27 23:03:08

Gabriele Grunewald and Shannon Rowbury are headed to Poland. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, today announced that Project members Gabriele Grunewald and Shannon Rowbury were named to Team USA for the IAAF World Indoor Championships, taking place March 7-9 in Sopot, Poland. Grunewald and Rowbury finished first and second in the women’s 3000m race at...

2014-02-27 12:26:17

Professional Distance Runner Molly Huddle Surprises Standout with Elite Honor CAMAS, Wash., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Alexa Efraimson of Camas High School (Camas, Wash.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. Efraimson was surprised with the news at school by American record holder in the 5,000...

2014-02-25 12:25:23

Specialty sporting goods retailer offers Angelenos tools to prepare for LA's biggest race day LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As participating Angelenos prepare for the 29th annual LA Marathon on March 9, premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet is providing race goers at all levels with tips and tailored in-store guidance to compete in the 26-mile race. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130509/LA11443LOGO) "Running a marathon takes a good deal of preparation...

2014-02-24 12:24:07

New Online Tools Offer Workouts Based on Sport-Specific Goals ALAMEDA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face today officially launched a digital training platform in tandem with its new Mountain Athletics training apparel and footwear collection. The Mountain Athletics Collection, which is now available at retail stores and www.thenorthface.com, offers the durability and full range of motion necessary for intense functional training exercises. The Mountain Athletics Training...

2014-02-21 00:20:47

TOKYO, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Oct. 19 Event Features Guest Runner Yuki Kawauchi, P.R. Ambassador Masako Chiba - The Chiba Aqua-Line Marathon Planning Committee has announced entry application details for the 2014 Chiba Aqua-Line Marathon, which will be held on October 19. The Committee has invited Masahiro Okamura, who placed 4th in the marathon at the London Paralympics, and Saitama Prefectural Government employee Yuki Kawauchi to participate as guest runners in the full marathon...

2014-02-17 23:00:18

Mark Bramble, the head athletic trainer at Marlboro High School, recently performed CPR and used an AED to help save the life of a spectator at the Marboro High School vs Middletown High School Girl’s Basketball games. Marloboro, New Jersey (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 It was just a normal Tuesday afternoon at Marlboro High School for Mark Bramble, the licensed athletic trainer for the Mustangs. He was preparing like any other afternoon for the days games, on this day it was Varsity and...