Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD - It’s almost bathing suit season. Are you starting to panic because you’ll soon be shedding layers of winter clothing and exposing your body? Eeek!!!
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The CREW 5K will be held Saturday, August 11. The Crew 5K is part of the RUNOHIO Grand Prix – check out all of the races on the RUNOHIO Grand Prix –
http://www.runohio.com/index.php/grand-prix/grand-prix-schedule Look for more information on the Crew 5K later this Spring.
Athletes from all levels, including individuals from more than 35 colleges are scheduled to compete in the two-day event. Colleges will get the action underway on Friday, April 13th at 4:00pm with the Women's Javelin and Men's Discus. The running events will open Friday also with the Women's 5,000 at 8:00pm under the lights. Saturday's events will start at 10:30am.
Running USA’s third annual Half-Marathon Report shows that the 13.1 mile distance had another year of impressive growth, but like U.S. marathons in 2011, the growth rate wasn’t as large as recent years. Last year, U.S. half-marathons had an estimated 1.6 million finishers (a new high), an impressive 16.2% increase from 2010 (1,385,000 to 1,610,000), but lower than the historic 24% rise in both 2009 and 2010. Also, in the same 870 U.S. half-marathons for 2010 vs. 2011, there was a 6.4% finisher increase (1,264,907 vs. 1,346,280).
INDIANAPOLIS – A total of 12 hours of live track and field coverage will be a part of a record 67.5 hours of total Olympic Team Trials coverage by NBC in 2012, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the NBC Sports Group announced on Wednesday.
Member School Principals to Vote on Referendum Issue in May - COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors held a special meeting on Friday, March 23, and approved five additional items to place before the membership during the annual referendum voting process that will be held between May 1 and 15.
New website launched - event honors Roger Bannister, the first man to break 4 minutes for the Mile - The American Running Association (ARA) will host and promote National Run a Mile Days, throughout the week of May 6-12, 2012, the Maryland-based nonprofit organization has announced. The campaign theme for the public outreach events are "Be a Miler" and begs the question to boys and girls to seek fitness in the Mile, a storied distance.
Written by IAAF - Khalid Khannouchi, a former holder of the World record* in the Marathon who became an American citizen in 2000, has officially retired.
The CREW 5K will be held Saturday, August 11. The Crew 5K is part of the
RUNOHIO Grand Prix – check out all of the races on the RUNOHIO Grand Prix –
http://www.runohio.com/index.php/grand-prix/grand-prix-schedule Look for more
information on the Crew 5K later this Spring.
Mark your calendar to run the “Oldest Race in Town” the 35thannualColumbus 10K onSunday, June 10th. The race started at the Citizen Journal 10K.
The Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches Indoor State Track and Field Championships will be held at the University of Akron on Saturday, March 17. The Division II/III meet will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the Division I meet will begin at 3:30 p.m.
Columbus’ Cory Scheadler (16:15) held off Powell’s Mike Aldrink (16:24) to win top honors in the Arnold 5K. Hilliard’s Laura Kaulen (18:29) won the women’s crown while Athens’ Brittanty Wise (19:07) finished second. Dublin’s Ron Moreau (17:33) and Sunbury’s grand master Tracy Disuubato-Ausi (20:39) took home top master honors.
The Toledo Roadrunners Club announced the addition of two major sponsors for the 36th annual running event Tuesday. The event’s title sponsor will be Medical Mutual and the half marathon sponsor Owens Corning. The 2012 Medical Mutual Glass City Marathon will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2012. A percentage of proceeds will benefit our non-profit partner, the Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism.
A tale of two track meets. Less than ten minutes after Bernard Lagat made Galen Rupp's 5,000 meter American Record a memory, Galen Rupp took Bernard Lagat's American Record (8:10.07) in the two mile! Running well, Galen Rupp clipped just under two seconds off the American AR, with his fine 8:09.72!Galen ran the record at the USATF Classic, in Fayetteville, Arkansason February 11, 2012.
We are trying very hard to prepare for the potential traffic congestion into the downtown due to the recent ongoing construction project.
We are asking for you to forward the attached map and information out to your athletes, committees and volunteers making them aware in order to plan ahead. If we can let everyone know that the construction project is happening and recommend that they add extra travel time – this will help relieve any anxiety.
Arnold 5K Pump and Run Race Course
Mark your calendar to run/walk the 12th annual Arnold 5K on Sunday, March 4th.
To register online go to - https://www.signmeup.com/78949
For a printable entry form for the Arnold 5K go to –
Check out RUNOHIO’s web site for all of your running information - http://www.runohio.com
Registration for the March 4th 2012 Arnold 5K Pump and Run is Closed.
HOUSTON - Two of the fastest races in Olympic Marathon Trials history took place on the same day Saturday in Houston as the six men and women who will represent Team USA in London earned their way on the squad. Shalane Flanagan set an Olympic Trials record of 2:25:38 in only her second marathon, while Meb Keflezighi earned his third Olympic berth by winning the Trials in a personal best time of 2:09:08. Flanagan led a Trials record five women under 2:30 while Meb led four men under 2:10 for the first time in Trials history.