//Weekly Round Up

Weekly Roundup (May 4-10, 2014)

2014 UIL State Track and Field meet preview The 2014 U.I.L. Track and Field State Meet will take place this Friday and Saturday (May 9-10) at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin on the UT campus. As usual, the list of qualifiers includes several names of interest to those who follow high school football and [...]

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Weekly Roundup (April 27-May 3)

Stacked pro field at St. George Ironman 70.3 Competing for $75,000 Just a few years ago, the prize purse and Kona points were much smaller than they are today for the U.S. Professional 70.3 Championship at St. George, Utah. But this time around, the $75,000 prize purse and the 1,500 Ironman qualifying points have attracted [...]

Weekly Roundup (April 13-19, 2014)

USA Track & Field, Nike Ink Long-Term Agreement USA Track & Field (USATF) and NIKE, Inc. on Wednesday announced an expansion of their partnership that will significantly increase support of USATF programs, athletes and competitive groups. The new partnership marks an ongoing commitment from NIKE to the sport in a sponsorship that extends from 2017 [...]

Weekly Roundup (April 6-12, 2014)

Armstrong’s Positive, if Reluctant, Step in a Sport’s Purification (NY Times) Last summer, Lance Armstrong sat a few feet from me and said he would never “rat out” his friends by publicly revealing who had helped him dope and who had known about his doping. Not a chance. No way. The last thing he would [...]

Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready to Run (March 30-April 5, 2014)

Local Elites and Former Winners Give Advice on How to Run Cap 10K We reached out to a number of current elite runners and former Statesman Capitol 10,000 winners for their advice on how to run this Sunday’s race. Each had their own unique perspective, ranging more than three decades of experience from the 1992 [...]

Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready to Run (March 23-29, 2014)

Seeking Marc Davis’ American Road Record of 13:24, Bernard Lagat Is Pumped for 5k Road Debut at 2014 Carlsbad 5000 At Sunday’s Carlsbad 5000, American Bernard Lagat will lace up his Nike racing flats and step into uncharted territory. Racing his first ever 5-kilometer road race, the four-time Olympian is confident, eager, and focused on [...]

Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready To Run (March 16-22, 2014)

Kara Goucher Reportedly Turns Down 7 Figure Offer, Signs With Oiselle Top American marathoner and two-time Olympian Kara Goucher is leaving Nike Inc., her sponsor of more than 12 years, aligning herself instead with an upstart women's apparel maker based in Seattle. The departure deprives Nike, which uses its affiliation with top runners to help [...]

Weekly Roundup (March 9-15, 2014)

More and more events welcome dogs to run with their owner Clay Warner normally runs ultras, but he was lured to a 15K trail race for the sake of enjoying it with his training partner. As it turns out, both of them have won their divisions — Warner among the humans, and his chocolate lab, Grady, [...]

Weekly Roundup (March 2-8, 2014)

Ryan Hall, Abdi added to Boston Marathon Elite Field John Hancock Financial today announced John Hancock Elite Athlete Team changes for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. Additions to the elite men’s field include U.S. Olympians Ryan Hall and Abdi Abdirahman and Kenyan elite Mathew Bowen. Withdrawals to the elite [...]

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Weekly Roundup (Feb. 23-March 1, 2014)

Boston Marathon Bans Bags as Part of Security Plan This year's Boston Marathon will have a "no bags" policy as part of stepped-up security following last year's deadly bombing, the Boston Athletic Association announced Wednesday. Marathon runners typically are allowed to bring bags or backpacks to keep personal items. Those bags are bused between the starting [...]

Weekly Roundup (Feb. 15-21, 2014)

First Woman Over 50 to Break 3:00 Hours in a Marathon Dies Toshiko d’Elia grew up amid the chaos and ravages of post-war Japan and went on to become a pioneer in women’s running, setting numerous world and American records at every age division and distance. She came to the United States in 1951 on [...]

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Weekly Roundup (Feb. 2-8, 2014)

Top Rated Training Ride Cafe Stops Whether or not you’re a serious roadie or triathlete cranking out 6+ hours in the saddle or the daily commuter pedaling across town. Caffeine is a source rocket fuel when the legs are feeling bagged, nothing is more integral in cycling than the essential café stop. A dose of [...]

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The Weekly Roundup (Jan 25-Feb 1, 2014)

Los Angeles To Host 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials USA Track & Field (USATF) announced today that the City of Los Angeles had been selected to host the 2016 USA Olympic Marathon Trials for both men and women.  Los Angeles was chosen over the other finalist city, Houston, which hosted both the men’s and women’s Trials [...]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up (Jan. 19-25, 2014)

Rock 'n' Roll Series Launches New Elite Program SAN DIEGO—Reaffirming its historical commitment to elite runners, Competitor Group Inc., (CGI), owner of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, has announced plans for an elite athlete program that supports top-tier and developing international and American athletes in 2014. Key elements of the program include...   Meb, [...]

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up (Jan. 12-18, 2014)

Running: The Top Five Reasons To Keep Going If, like many others, you began your running career in a mire of hungover resolution on New Year's Day, then that resolution may be beginning to fade. Research shows that as many as 50% of newcomers to running will give up in their first couple of months. [...]

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