Two-time champion leads deep field of elite athletes competing in B.A.A. 10K
The 2014 B.A.A. 10K on Sunday, June 22, will bring together some of the fastest and most experienced runners in the world, led by Olympic and World Championship medalists, as well as two of the most decorated marathoners in history. Run on a blistering fast course through Boston’s Back Bay and Beacon Hill neighborhoods, the B.A.A. 10K will showcase several of the world’s top athletes as they return to familiar territory. More.
Tokyo’s Wynston Alberts, Salem’s Tonya Lutz win Vancouver USA Marathon
Wynston Alberts didn’t quite reach his goal for Sunday’s Vancouver USA Marathon. The 43-year-old who lives in Tokyo hoped to finish in under 2 hours and 30 minutes. He missed that by 15 seconds, but won the fourth edition of the race by more than six minutes and set a new Vancouver USA Marathon record. More.
Record day at the Johnny Miles
Nothing beats winning the first one, but the tenth Johnny Miles marathon victory comes close for Scotsburn’s Dave MacLennan. The 50-year-old finished just under a minute ahead of Yarmouth’s Bryan Hipson with a time of 2:47:26 to break his own record of nine victories set in 2012. More.
Mile Crown Caps Frazier’s Triple at New Balance Nationals
It took three races in three days and 6.1 miles of hard running, but Ryen Frazier of Raleigh, N.C., can now call herself a national champion. The high school junior took the lead of the girls mile here at New Balance Nationals Outdoor 2014 with roughly 40 meters left, breaking the tape in 4:46.39 and adding another gold medal to the Frazier family collection. More.