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2013-11-07 23:34:40

Recognizing the need to educate student athletes and their parents about the college athletic recruiting process and how to build a strategy to successfully navigate it, Play Up Athletics has released a new product. Reno, NV (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Recognizing the need to educate student athletes and their parents about the college athletic recruiting process and how to build a strategy to successfully navigate it, Play Up Athletics has released a new product. The product officially...

2013-11-05 23:24:59

The Sports Facilities Advisory, along with Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports Development Group, LLC, is opening youth and amateur sports facilities to develop the character and athleticism of today’s increasingly competitive athletes. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Amateur athletics have become a highly specialized endeavor and an increasing number of young athletes are dedicating themselves to a single sport by training year-round to become the very best. As a result, children have...

2013-10-30 08:29:04

BAYONNE, N.J., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis Zamperini, a runner in the 1936 Olympics, served in the U.S. Air Force as a bombardier in the South Pacific during World War II. When his aircraft crashed into the Pacific Ocean in April 1942 he and another crew member survived in a life raft for 47 days, drifting 2000 miles until they reached land, only to be captured by the Japanese Navy. He was held in captivity and tortured in a series of prison camps, and for three years the...

2013-10-25 08:24:07

True Sports Performance Brand Continues Its Commitment to the ING New York City Marathon with Exciting Activations in Every Borough IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An official sponsor of one of New York's most iconic events for over 20 years, ASICS America will bring the city together as one community of marathoners for this year's ING New York City Marathon. With upwards of 43,000 runners and more than 2 million expected spectators, New Yorkers will put the hustle and...

2013-10-24 23:34:27

As part of an on-going initiative to promote sports safety at all levels of athletic participation, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is holding the first annual “Athletic Training Recognition Week” from Friday, October 25 through Sunday, November 3, 2013. It is the hope of NYSATA that by developing a sports safety public awareness campaign in the fall, as is done annually during National Athletic Training Month (NATM) in March, the message will carry...

2013-10-08 12:23:50

MIDDLETON, Mass. , Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacebands, LLC who produce and market patent-pending reusable silicone bands that contain race data for the marathon and other distances have announced today that they have signed Ryan Hall, America's top marathoner, to a multi-year endorsement deal and that they have launched a Kickstarter campaign featuring Ryan the details of which can be found at:...

2013-10-01 12:26:51

After Last Year's Sell-Out, Officials Urge Runners to Sign Up Early LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration for the 2014 ASICS LA Marathon is now underway, giving runners a chance to secure their spot on the starting line for the March 9(th) race. The 2013 race sold out and organizers once again anticipate strong demand for the race due to the tremendous popularity of the Stadium to the Sea course both nationally and internationally. Beginning today and for a limited...

2013-09-26 23:22:35

A Georgia businessman and fitness enthusiast has formed a business that validates athletic achievements and provides certified bragging rights. Albany, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 In childhood sports, the favorite part about completing an athletic season of any given sport was after the last game, when the trophies were given out. One Georgia entrepreneur is bringing that thrill into adulthood, but without the marble base and shiny, gold colored, plastic figure on top. A different...

2013-09-26 12:27:07

City Seeks 2016 Marathon Trials; Could Serve as Showcase for 2024 Olympic Bid LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Civic and business leaders are rolling out the red carpet for USA Track & Field officials, who will soon select the host city for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. Competing as one of three finalists, Los Angeles is pulling out all the stops to secure the event, which would take place in March 2016, just months before the Rio Summer Games. Many...

2013-09-24 23:40:06

As the high school fall sports season gets underway, the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS) is proud to announce the results of an ongoing state wide effort. PATS is proud to announce that Pennsylvania now has 90% of its secondary schools having access to an athletic trainer as compared to the national average of 42%. Harrisburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 As the fall high school sports season gets underway, the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS) is proud...