30 Years Ago: First US Women's Olympic Marathon Trials
On May 12, 1984, 238 women lined up for the inaugural United States Women’s Olympic Marathon Trials. Women, for the first time, would compete in a marathon at the Olympics, running a course of 26.2 miles. ... > continued
Is the 'Barefoot' Running Dead?
Health claims that had helped drive the trend are coming under attack. Vibram, which makes the FiveFingers shoes that look like gloves for the feet, has offered to settle a class-action suit that contends the company profited from unsubstantiated claims the shoes strengthen muscles and prevent injury. ... > continued
Chicago Marathon October 11, 2015
The pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike, the Marathon is the focal point of Race Weekend. Over 1.5 million spectators will line the 26.2-mile course, cheering on the runners to help them accomplish a personal dream. > Race
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Kau Coffee Trail Run September 19, 2015
2nd Annual Ka'u Coffee Trail run celebrates its award winning Ka'u coffee. All proceeds from this event stay in Ka'u to benefit the Ka'u community. A fun and challenging, yet runnable course for all ages. The race event offers runners the choice to register for a 5K, 10K or Half Marathon. > Race
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Wildflower Triathlons April 29, 2016
What is it that brings 8,000 athletes each year to Lake San Antonio for the Wildflower Triathlons Festival? Is it the chance to conquer "Nasty Grade," to complete a dream of finishing a triathlon or maybe it's the opportunity to raise funds and awareness to help defeat Leukemia and Lymphoma - in honor of a friend or loved one. > Race
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Zach Trak 1K, 5K, 10K or Virtual Run January 9, 2016
Run a 5K or 10K for those who can't! Proceeds go to Zia Therapy Center for developmentally disabled children and adults. Your scenic run will take you through desert terrain as well as paved paths and through different degrees of elevation. Perfect running weather at 55 degrees in January!