Tag Archives: World Record

Ethiopian Superstar Gebrselassie to Run NYC Half Marathon

Long Distance Legend Haile Gebrselassie Returns to the NYC Half-Marathon 2007 NYC Half-Marathon champion to make rare United States appearance New York, January 20, 2010‰ÛÓEthiopia’s long distance legend and marathon world record-holder Haile Gebrselassie will return to the bright lights of New York to compete in the first spring running …

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Flanagan Breaks Course Record in 13.1M Debut

Flanagan blazes to course record, Vega takes men’s title at USA Half Marathon Championships HOUSTON – Olympic Bronze medalist Shalane Flanagan (Pittsboro, N.C.) smashed the course record at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon to win the women’s USA Half Marathon Championship.  Running 1:09:41, Flanagan broke the previous record by one …

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Disney World Marathon Fast Facts

  2010 Walt Disney World Marathon Fast Facts   åá      SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE:  A record registration field of 55,500 runners is set for the 2010 Disney Marathon Weekend ‰ÛÒ a four-day ‰ÛÏweekend‰Û event (Jan. 7-10, 2010) that consists of the Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Disney-Pixar Up & Away Family Fun …

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Bekele, Masai RRW’s 2009 Runners of the Year

RACE RESULTS WEEKLY ANNOUNCES 2009 RUNNERS OF THE YEAR Kenenisa Bekele and Linet Masai Recognized for Medals, Consistency NEW YORK (December 28) — Race Results Weekly, the wire service of distance running, announced today that Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele and Kenyan Linet Masai had been selected the Race Results Weekly 2009 …

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Economic & Charitable Impact of Chicago Marathon

Bank of America Chicago Marathon Celebrates Race’s Community Impact with New Campaign   Introduces first-ever digital fundraising program and new creative featuring 2009 race participants and spectators   Releases results of newest economic impact study showing continued growth in event’s contribution to host city   CHICAGO, IL (September 1, 2009) ”ʼ …

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