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
Las Vegas Rock N Roll Marathon November 13, 2016
A rockin’ mix of running and live entertainment will be all aces along the Vegas Strip at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & Half Marathon. > Race
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Lam Research Heart and Soles 5K March 12, 2016
The 2016 Lam Research “Heart and Soles 5K” will be held at Lake Cunningham Park in San Jose. The Lake Cunningham Park area was one of Santa Clara Valley’s three permanent wetland complexes called “lagunas”. The area was called Laguna Secayre during the initial Euro-American settlement (1769–1850). Laguna Secayre covered a much larger area than Lake Cunningham Park does now. We are excited to host our 2016 event at the park which features the 50 acre Lake Cunningham. The course will include a combination of paved lakeside trail and roadways. > Race
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Musselman Triathlon July 10, 2016
Race takes place in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York. Swim in the crystal clear waters of Seneca Lake. Bike course is mostly flat with some small rollers that moves through the farm fields and vinyards of Seneca County. Run course moves through the City of Geneva. > Race
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Mississippi Trail 50 mile, 50K and 20K March 5, 2016
The course features soft dirt trails, pine needle paths, and fire roads on 12.5 and 6.1 mile loops through the piney woods. The 20K runners do the long loop and are finished. The 50 K runners do the long loop twice and finish on the short loop, while the 50 Milers run the long loop 4 times (note that the 1.5 mile access road section was eliminated in 2002).
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