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2014-02-11 16:23:45

Four-week program and "Race Day Coaching Guide" created by elite athlete Andrew Kastor and Olympian Deena Kastor IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAR Sports, developer of the patent pending Heart Rate based interactive training platform in partnership with Coach Kastor, announced today the creation of two training programs intended specifically for ASICS LA Marathoners. Those programs, designed by elite athlete Andrew Kastor and Olympian marathoner Deena Kastor are...

2014-02-03 23:04:00

Continued adoption by elite runners and new sales milestones mark a banner year for ElliptiGO. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 ElliptiGO Inc., originator of the elliptical bicycle, today announced that 2013 was another exceptional year for the company. The company grew adoption of its products with elite runners at the masters, professional and collegiate levels while delivering its 10,000th elliptical bike to a consumer. More than 100 professional runners, including 2012...

2014-01-30 23:28:22

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) held its annual awards ceremony during the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) Conference earlier this month. Three professional awards, three undergraduate student scholarships, and one school-centered honor are awarded annually based on achievement, service, and dedication related to the profession of athletic training (AT) and sports safety. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 On Saturday, January 11, 2014,...

2014-01-30 12:24:59

Professional Distance Runner Dathan Ritzenhein Surprises Standout with Elite Honor GRAND BLANC, Mich., Jan. 30, 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 Grant Fisher of Grand Blanc High School (Grand Blanc, Mich.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Fisher was surprised with the news at school by three-time USA 12K...

2014-01-28 08:28:29

The International Athletic Association Announces The Return of the Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy, Honoring Today's Elite Athletes NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Athletic Association (IAA), one of the leading athletic organizations providing recognition and support to professional and amateur athletes, today announced the return of the Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/NY52300 ) The...

2014-01-23 23:04:49

Meb Keflezighi, Wendy Thomas and Matt Llano Lead Deep Field of ElliptiGO Project Athletes Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The ElliptiGO Project, a group of elite athletes focused on using innovative training tools and techniques to improve performance, today announced that ElliptiGO Project member, Meb Keflezighi, won the USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston on January 19th in a time of 1:01:23. Keflezighi’s victory was complemented by strong performances from the seven other...

2014-01-21 12:29:00

Under Armour to Serve as Exclusive Performance Footwear and Apparel Supplier for the Prestigious University's Athletic Teams NOTRE DAME, Ind., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Notre Dame and Under Armour today announced their new partnership at a press conference on the school's Indiana campus. Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank joined University Vice President and Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick to formally introduce the alliance of one of the country's...

2014-01-21 12:26:10

46 Elite Athletes From 13 Countries Invited For 118th Running on April 21 BOSTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 118(th) running of the Boston Marathon on April 21. A complete field list follows. Reigning champions Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo will return to defend their titles, but will be challenged by the fastest field ever assembled for the world's...

2014-01-20 23:25:00

CRMCulture is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2014 USATF USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder, Colorado in 2014. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 CRMCulture is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2014 USATF USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder, Colorado in 2014. The Cross Country National Championships return to Boulder for the second time (2007 was the inaugural event), and will return in 2015 for an uprecendented third time. Boulder has long been...

2014-01-16 12:27:01

Agreement Reflects Under Armour's Continued Support for the State of Maryland and Our Nation's Military BALTIMORE, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Naval Academy Athletic Association and Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA) today announced a new multiyear partnership that designates Under Armour as the official outfitter of their varsity intercollegiate athletic programs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110127/NE37387LOGO ) Under Armour, the leading sports performance and...