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
Long Beach Marathon October 11, 2015
The Long Beach Marathon course offers spectacular views of the Pacific ocean, a chance to run through charming seaside communities, and fast course which starts and finishes in metropolitan downtown Long Beach. We invite you to participate in one of the largest and most scenic marathon events in Southern California! > Race
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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!