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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...

2013-09-24 12:25:22

KATY, Texas, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, will open its first Memphis-area store on Sept. 27, 2013 at 8 a.m. in Collierville, Tennessee. In conjunction with the opening, Academy has signed a multi-year partnership with The University of Memphis and its athletics multimedia rights holder, Tiger Sports Properties. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091125/DA17612LOGO) "Not only are...

2013-09-21 23:04:34

100 Day Marathon Plan developed by Marius Bakken is a brand new program that covers marathon running tips on how to win in a marathon race easily. A full overview of 100 Day Marathon Plan on the site Vinamy.com shows that whether or not this program is safe and affordable for people to apply. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 100 Day Marathon Plan generated by Marius Bakken is a new revolutionary guide that provides people with marathon running tips, different flexibility exercises,...

2013-09-19 12:25:03

New Active Lifestyle Headphones Inspired by Tim Tebow and Usain Bolt offer Power Clarity and Comfort ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SOUL(®) Electronics is fueling the competitor in all of us to get in the zone with the new Combat series - the first-ever true over-ear and on-ear headphone line built for athletic performance. The Combat series is designed to deliver premium-performance comfort and audio that fans of SOUL Electronics expect and includes the Combat+ Over-Ear...

2013-09-06 23:20:46

Mike Powell, Olympian and World Record holder for the long jump to become spokesperson for NatraGood. NatraGood is a manufacturer and nationwide distributor of natural health products including NatraLean and NatraBurst. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Long jump World Record holder, Mike Powell, has leaped into a sponsorship deal with the nationwide nutrition company NatraGood™. NatraGood™, based in Florida, manufactures and distributes natural health products nationwide including...

2013-09-06 08:21:33

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Sep. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Long jump World Record holder, Mike Powell, has leaped into a sponsorship deal with the nationwide nutrition company NatraGood(TM), manufacturer and distributor of natural health products nationwide including NatraLean and Natraburst. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130906/PH75209 ) Powell, who turns 50 in November, broke Bob Beamon's long standing record by out-leaping Carl Lewis with a jump of 29' 4 ½" in...

2013-09-04 12:28:22

Will start race in last place; Timex donating to Fab-U-Wish for every runner Rancic passes MIDDLEBURY, Conn., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur, author, TV personality, family-man and first-ever winner of NBC's "The Apprentice," Bill Rancic announced today that he will be bringing his competitive drive back to the streets of New York City to take on the 2013 ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3(rd). An entrepreneur at a young age, Bill Rancic is best known...