Reyes and Kano win RnR Pasadena Half Marathon
Sergio Reyes, the 2010 U.S. marathon champion who hails from Palmdale, Calif., won the men’s race, while Yuri Kano of Japan crossed the finish line first in the women’s race. Reyes, who is training for April’s Boston Marathon, won with a time of 1 hours, 5 minutes and 24 seconds to earn his first ever Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series victory. More.
Meb Keflezighi, Dathan Ritzenhein, Kara Goucher and Desiree Davila To Run NYC Half On Mar. 18
America’s top long-distance runners to take part in 13.1-mile course NYC Halfon March 18. It has the largest U.S. half-marathon prize of $100,000. NYRR’s flagship half-marathon, in its seventh edition, will feature a race-record field of 15,000 runners and a thrilling new course. More.
British Red Cross still has a few guaranteed charity places left
The British Red Cross still has a few guaranteed charity places left for the Brighton Marathon on Sunday, April 15, and organisers now offer people the chance to save one £100 registration fee when they sign up with a friend. The deadline for sign-ups is the end of February. More.
Kentucky Derby Festival spots filling quickly
The Kentucky Derby Festival has raised the registration cap for its mini and full marathons in April, but officials say the spots are still filling quickly. This is the largest day of road racing in Kentucky history – registration will be capped at 18,000 runners. Register online TODAY! More.
Race to Robie Creek Registrations to go on sale at noon on Feb. 20
The Race to Robie Creek is known as the toughest race in the Northwest. The race will sell 2,100 numbers starting at noon Monday. Runners should visit the race’s website to access the registration link. The cost is $45 plus fees. More.
Keitany Wins Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon
Mary Keitany, the Virgin London Marathon champion who will be among the gold medal favorites at the London Olympics, repeated as the winner at Friday’s Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon in the United Arab Emirates with the world record of 1:05:50 she’d set at RAK in 2011. More.
Lyngkhoi wins Mawana Sugars Indian Open Marathon
Binning Lyngkhoi remained ahead of all his rivals throughout and outlasted his nearest competitor by a comfortable margin of more than two minutes at the Mawana Sugars Indian Open Marathon on Sunday. More.
Edward Kiptum wins Livestrong Austin Marathon
Full marathon male winner was Edward Kiptum with a time of 2:22:00 and the female winner was Shannon Bixler with a time of 3:02:00. The half marathon male winner was Siyabonga Nkonde with a time of 1:04:00 and the female winner was Allison Mendez, who came in at 1:18:00. More.