Tag Archives: World Record

43 Olympians Featured at 100th Drake Relays

43 Olympians, record holders aplenty featured  at 100th Drake Relays INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. stars Stephanie Brown Trafton, Jeremy Wariner, Lolo Jones, Adam Nelson, Alan Webb, Christian Cantwell and Michelle Carter will headline the 100th running of the Drake Relays on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.   The …

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Deriba Merga, Salina Kosgei Win Boston

Merga, Kosgei Win 113th Boston Marathon By Ryan Lamppa and Jim Gerweck, Running USA wire BOSTON – (April 20, 2009) – At the 113th Boston Marathon, Deriba Merga of Ethiopia and Salina Kosgei of Kenya were the class of their respective fields, but each won in a different way at …

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Despite Recession, Marathons See Record Growth

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – (April 16, 2009) – Although the recession has hit hard financially and psychologically, marathons in the U.S. and the world, on average, have weathered the economic storm well, particularly in participation growth as 2008 was another record year in numerous categories as the following Running USA …

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