Sunday, November 13, 2016

Track & Field Stories

Kipchirchir and Tilahun the winners of the Marathon des Alpes Maritimes

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎4 hours ago‎
Kenya's Elisha Kipchirchir and Ethiopia's Konjit Tilahun were crowned champions of the Marathon des Alpes Maritimes Nice-Cannes, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race whose ninth edition took place on Sunday (13). Kipchirchir produced something of a ...

Girma and Kiptoo victorious at Beirut Marathon

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎5 hours ago‎
Oppressive heat and humidity conspired against athletes at the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon on Sunday (13), denying them any chance of fast times at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race. Indeed, even before IAAF President Sebastian Coe had fired the starter's ...
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Rotich Lobuwan and Arusei complete Kenyan sweep of Athens Marathon titles

euronews - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of runners gathered in the Greek capital to take on the leg burning challenge of the Athens marathon on Sunday. In fact more than 50.000 runners took part in 6 different categories for the 34th edition of an event that was first run at the ...
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UPDATED: Complete results for today's Richmond marathon, half-marathon and 8k - ‎20 hours ago‎
Early results from today's Anthem Richmond Marathon, American Family Fitness Half Marathon and VCU Health 8k have been added to our Richmond marathon database. We'll have all the results entered by the end of the day. At that point, we'll have all ...
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Las Vegas marathon ready to take over the Strip

Las Vegas Review-Journal - ‎10 hours ago‎
web1_web_marathon2013_start_7352355.jpg Buy Photo Runners cross the starting line for the 2013 Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon on the Las Vegas Strip. The 2014 two-day, four-race marathon will be Saturday and Sunday, Nov.

13 NOV 2016 Report Cheyech returns to winning ways in Saitama

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎9 hours ago‎
A four-woman race after just a kilometre, by the halfway point it was down to a duel. Not long after that, Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel was cruising all alone to victory in the Saitama International Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday ...

Vancouver man to run marathon in Greece in memory of grandfather

The Columbian - ‎4 hours ago‎
The 36-year-old Vancouver man and his longtime friend, 31-year-old Dimitry Makhanov, flew more than 6,000 miles to run the original marathon - a 26.2-mile trek from the city of Marathon to Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, Greece. This will be the first ...
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What to know about traffic for Big Sur Half Marathon

KSBW The Central Coast - ‎16 hours ago‎

Why he runs: Broken Arrow man embraces Route 66 Marathon for quadriplegic son

Tulsa World - ‎12 hours ago‎
Nick Zumwalt (left) prepares a feeding tube for his 3-year-old son, Levi (right) at their home in Broken Arrow. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World.
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Runner hit by vehicle during a Fort Lauderdale half marathon

Local 10 - ‎1 hour ago‎
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A man was struck by a vehicle Sunday at about 8 .m. while on the marathon route for the Michelob Ultra Fort Lauderdale 13.1 Marathon, city police said. A witness said the incident took place between the Floridian Restaurant on ...
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5000 join Novant Health Charlotte Marathon events on Saturday

Charlotte Observer - ‎20 hours ago‎
Charlotte residents Lucy Rogers and Chad Crockford were the top female and male finishers in the full marathon. Rogers finished in just under three hours and Crawford in two hours and 37 minutes.
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50000 runners participate in Beirut Marathon

Xinhua - ‎6 hours ago‎
BEIRUT, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- Almost 50,000 people came together in the Lebanese capital city Sunday morning to participate in the annual "Beirut Marathon", a charitable and sporting event, which draws people from across the country and around the world.

3500 runners 'spice' up marathon

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kochi: Daniel Shauff, the oldest participant of the Spice Coast Marathon at 84 years, ran the full marathon, a feat that was cheered with a massive applause from all gathered at the finish line.

Kenyan Luka Rotis Loumpouan Wins 34th Athens Marathon

Greek Reporter - ‎7 hours ago‎
This year over 50,000 athletes originating from 105 countries participated in the 34th Athens Authentic Marathon, Kenyan athlete Luka Rotis Loumpouan was the victor of the challenging 42.195 meter race. Loumpouan finished the race as he entered the ...

Gainesville resident Juan Soto gets 1st marathon win at Savannah

Gainesville Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
About five miles into the Savannah Marathon, Juan Soto had a question for the leg captain biking beside him. Soto, having never won a marathon before, simply asked if he was in last place. He quickly discovered his assumption was incorrect. “No, you're ...
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Istanbul's cross-continental marathon honors July 15 coup attempt victims

Daily Sabah - ‎11 hours ago‎
Hundreds of thousands of people came together in Turkey's biggest city early Sunday to take part in the Istanbul Marathon, the world's only road running race where people can run across the continents from Asia to Europe. The 38th Vodafone Istanbul ...

Thousands Run In Nashville Marathon, Half, 5K - ‎17 hours ago‎
More than 2,000 people raced through the streets of Music City as part of the Nashville Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K.

Road closures during the Bakersfield marathon

KERO 23ABC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
According to the official Bakersfield marathon website the road closers will be as follows: 5 a.m. - 8 a.m. Closures from CSUB eastbound along Stockdale Highway to California Avenue.
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Marathon 2016: by the numbers - ‎19 hours ago‎
Long-distance road races require impressive logistical support. A look at some of the off-course statistics generated by Saturday's Anthem Richmond Marathon, American Family Fitness Half Marathon and VCU Health 8k. Combined, the three races attracted ...

WEEKEND TRAFFIC: Charlotte Marathon, Blue Line construction

WSOC Charlotte - ‎Nov 11, 2016‎
This popular event, formerly the Thunder Road Marathon, Half-Marathon & 5K, involves numerous street and lane closures along the marathon route. The marathon will begin at South Graham Street at 7:30 a.m. It follows a course through the Dilworth, Myers ...

Rudey, Himmel named track and field coaches at Whitnall

Greenfield-West Allis Now - ‎Nov 11, 2016‎
"I would like to restore Whitnall track and field to a more prominent position in southeastern Wisconsin," Rudey said.

Elizabeth track and field, football standout Jaquan Mial commits to Rutgers - ‎Nov 8, 2016‎
The Rutgers track and field program received a boost Monday when it landed a commitment from 6-4, 190-pound Elizabeth (N.J.

Former track and field rivals, Adoree' Jackson and Dante Pettis could jump-start their teams

Los Angeles Times - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
The two former CIF quasi-rivals will meet on a football field Saturday when Jackson and No. 20 USC travel to Seattle to take on Pettis and No.

Mangas signs to attend OSU for track and field

Putnam County Sentinel - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
She went from hoping to play basketball at the next level to participating in track and field at the collegiate level. The Lady Big Green athlete - the 2-time defending high jump titlist - signed a national letter-of-intent Wednesday afternoon to ...

Track and field selected for prestigious meet in Taiwan

The Daily Cougar - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
Track and field head coach Leroy Burrell announced Tuesday that the men's and women's track teams have been selected to compete in the World University Games in Taiwan in Aug. 2017.

Prep notes: Mentor's Emma Lane commits to compete in track and field at Michigan, more college commitments - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
Lane, who said she also considered Bowling Green and Wake Forest, will join several former area track and field standouts in the Big Ten, including Ohio State's Reggie Browley (Mentor) and Nick Elswick (Chardon), Michigan State's Asya Reynolds (Brush) ...
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Track and field teams prepare for championship qualification races - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
“At the NCAA Championships, the finals, there's thirty-one teams,” Tennessee director of track and field and cross country Beth Alford-Sullivan said.

Heritage standout Weini Kelati's rapid rise continues with commitment to New Mexico track and field

Washington Post - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
It's been a wild two-and-a-half years for Weini Kelati. Since arriving in Leesburg from Eritrea before the 2014-15 school year, the 19-year-old Heritage senior has learned English, won a state championship and become the top high school distance runner ...
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Nine prep athletes commit to NDSU track and field teams

INFORUM - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
The NDSU track and field teams signed nine athletes to letters of intent. Forum photo. FARGO—The North Dakota State men's and women's track and field teams continued their quest to reload during the NCAA early signing period. The women signed six ...

Kenwood's track and field in need of improvements

Hyde Park Herald - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
In spite of philanthropic efforts from the community, the track and field at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave.

Track and field: Hagan signs with the University of Sioux Falls

Austin Herald - ‎Nov 11, 2016‎
Austin senior Pat Hagan sealed his college choice and his track and field future when he signed his national letter-of-intent to compete for the University of Sioux Falls, S.D.

Men's Indoor Track and Field Program Announces 2016-17 Schedule

Southern Connecticut State University Athletics - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Southern Connecticut State University head men's track and field coach John Wallin has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 indoor season.

Women's Indoor Track and Field Releases 2016-17 Schedule

Southern Connecticut State University Athletics - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Southern Connecticut State University women's track and field coach Melissa Stoll has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 indoor season.

Four future Longhorns sign with Track & Field - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Track & Field has signed four future Longhorns to National Letters of Intent with the men's team pulling in a trio of recruits who rank among the best of the best in the U.S.

PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Holly Pond's Cahoon signs with DI Samford

Cullman Times Online - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
Holly Pond's Matt Cahoon, front and center, signs a National Letter of Intent with the Samford track and field program Thursday at the high school.

Prep signing day notes: Big day for Canon City track and field

Colorado Springs Gazette - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference school announced the expansion of its women's track and field program in September 2015.

New additions expected to boost indoor men's track and field

The Ithacan - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
After much success last season, the Ithaca College men's indoor track and field team is back on the track preparing for the upcoming season.

Who is the United Kingdom's greatest ever track and field athlete? - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎
But when they step over the line we see none of that. On the field of play they are isolated, exposed, stripped of the collective support of the team, with no-one to lean on or blame.

Standout Orono thrower commits to Stanford track and field

Bangor Daily News - ‎Nov 2, 2016‎
Orono High School track and field standout Jake Koffman will certainly get the best of both worlds in the coming years. The Red Riots senior, who holds the state Class C outdoor record in the discus, has verbally committed to attend Stanford University ...

Fall signing day 2016: Boys and girls cross-country and track and field commitments - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎
Here's a list of New Jersey boys and girls cross-country and track and field athletes who have made early commitments to NCAA Division 1 programs and can sign a letter of intent beginning Wednesday.

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