(From EME NEWS) BOGOTA (COL): The Bogota International Half Marathon (IAAF Gold Label) on July 26 will feature current world leader Stanley Biwott. Biwott won in Den Haag in March with a time of 59:20, before placing 4th at the London Marathon, and will start as a big favourite.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA): Construction workers have gone on strike at Olympic venues in Rio, report Xinhua. The strike, which is part of a salary dispute, is expected to last at least five days. The worker’s union agreed to a court order to keep 30% of the union's workers active during the strike.
Home win for Lopez, most wins for Russia - MURCIA (ESP, May 17): Miguel Angel Lopez provided a home win for the Spanish fans in the final event of the day at the 11th European Cup Race Walking. He covered the 20km course in 1:19:52 to get the better of two of the fastest 50km performers of all-time, Matej Toth (1:20:21) and Yohann Diniz (1:20:37).
Asafa Powell back to business: 9.84 WL - KINGSTON (JAM, May 9): At Jamaican Invitational (IAAF World Challenge) the 21 year old Shaunae Miller ran a world lead and Bahamian record of 22.14 (0.2) to win the 200m over a strong field, including Tori Bowie (22.29), Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce (22.37) and Sherone Simpson (22.64).
KINGSTON (JAM): For Saturday´s Jamaican Invitational in Kingston interesting updates are that Kaliese Spencer will not run her specialty the 400 m hurdles, but the flat 400 m. Late withdrawal is US Dawn Harper-Nelson from 100 m hurdles, the only US entry in the race will be World leader Jasmin Stowers.
Pichardo 17.94 NR, WL - HAVANA (CUB, May 8): Cuban Pedro Pablo Pichardo achieved at the open meet at Estadio Panamericano new national record and world leading 17.94 (0.0) in triple jump. He also had in series 17.34 and 17.52 and improved the mark of Yoelbi Quesada 17.85 from 1997. Junior talent Lazaro Martinez was second 16.73.
USA-Jamaica in both 200 m races - KINGSTON (JAM): World champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce should be the star of women 200 m at Jamaica Invitational on Saturday (IAAF World Challenge). Against her Sherone Simpson, in shape Bahamian Shaunae Miller and US Tori Bowie. Another US sprinter in the field is Kimberlyn Duncan.
Nassau, Bahamas. For two thrilling evenings, 15,000 track fans will enjoy the Thomas Robinson Stadium to watch 40 plus of the world's best relays teams battle over 4x100m, 4x200m, 4x800m, 4x400m and the DMR! Enjoy coverage from RunBlogRun, covering the event for the Running Network and Fortius Media Group! Local time is Eastern US time 7 pm to 10 pm!
Richmond, CA (April 2, 2014) – HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQ : DECK), is pleased to announce that Mark Mastalir has joined its management team as their new Vice President of Marketing.
Free Run4Good™ app - available September 5 - to support National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month; brand challenges community to do good by doing what they love: running - LEXINGTON, Mass. - (August 29, 2012) - Today, a third of American children are overweight or obese, posing a serious health threat to the future of our kids.
SportsArt Fitness introducing the new ECOFIT Networking System for their electricity-producing Green System
The New EcoFit Networking System and Display - The ECOFIT Networking System and Display will revolutionize usage of exercise equipment in clubs, fitness facilities, hotels, universities and schools.
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