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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:...

2013-10-02 23:28:59

US Track & Field Long Distance Runner, and 2012 10,000 Meter Olympic Qualifier Amy Hastings Signs with Zamst Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports protective equipment, announced today an endorsement deal with elite long distance runner Amy Hastings. Hastings, a current member of the US Track & Field, most recently competed in the 10,000 meters at World Championships in Moscow. “Amy has proven herself to be one of the worlds best...

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...

2013-09-30 23:00:27

Florida Vein Care/Svelte Medical Weight Loss Center (http://www.floridaveincare.com), local businesses with three locations throughout the greater Orlando metro area are raising funds for local military veteran, Brian Fay suffering from PTSD. Belle Isle, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The “Round up for the Run” will take place the entire month of October at Florida Vein Care, a center for treating varicose and spider veins and Svelte Medical Weight Loss Center, a center with a three-step...

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...

2013-09-25 23:29:34

ProRehab and Team 13 Help Athletes Prepare for October 5th Race Evansville, IN (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 ProRehab and Team 13, the official training program for the 10th annual YMCA Evansville Half Marathon, are helping both experienced and novice athletes prepare for the October 5th race. Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for the 13 weeks leading up to October 5th, members of Team 13 meet to train and prepare for the half marathon, with Saturdays reserved for longer runs. Runs 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,...

2013-09-17 12:27:23

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tobacco Road Marathon Association (TRMA) has announced that registration for the March 16, 2014 fifth annual Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon presented by Inside-Out Sports is open. Set in the invigorating backdrop of the Carolina pine-lined American Tobacco Trail (ATT) the event offers a flat, fast, granite-screen course that qualifies 10 percent of its competitors for the Boston Marathon. The BaySix Half-Marathon will run...

2013-09-09 23:26:43

Professional distance runner Wilson Komen will serve as the celebrity lead runner for the Hydrocephalus Association National Capital 5K Run/WALK for Hydrocephalus on September 29, 2013 at West Potomac Park in Washington, DC. The charity event will raise funds to support critical research initiatives for this incurable brain condition. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Wilson Komen, professional international distance runner and a certified coach by the Road Runners Club of America,...