Seventy runners plus one dog, on a 1,500 kilometer relay to deliver one pair of Diadora shoes! Diadora Making it Bright, by Larry Eder (sponsored by Diadora)
How many runners does it take to deliver one pair of Diadora N9000s?
Well, for this one lucky consumer in Barcelona, it took 70 runners plus one dog, a week to run, with package in hand, from Milano to Barcelona. The journey of 1,482 kilometers was captured on video, and in photos, by Diadora.
Amy Cragg wins the Olympic Trials! Desi Linden takes second and Shalane Flanagan holds onto third!
In the second of two Olympic Trials contested today, the women's race had the most drama. 2012 Fourth placer, Amy Cragg not only made the team, but moved up to the win. " I had spent four years training to improve one place," noted Amy after her hard won victory. She improved three places!
Galen Rupp dominates his debut marathon with U.S. Olympic Trials team! Meb makes team 4, and Jared Ward takes third!
In his debut marathon, Galen Rupp won the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials on a hot and humid day in sunny Los Angeles. Meb Keflezighi made his fourth Olympic team, second at the marathon, with his second placing. And in third place, Jared Ward, third in LA Marathon in 2015, made up a strong deficit and moved himself into third place in this hotly contested Olympic Trials.
Arnold Races to Kick Off 2016 RUNOHIO Grand Prix Series
Check out the races on the 2016 RUNOHIO Grand Prix Series – The Arnold 5K times and the Arnold 5K Pump and Run race times will be used to determine the RUNOHIO Grand Prix points.
The Arnold 5K will start at 9:15 a.m. on March 6th at the north end of the Greater Columbus Convention Center and run by the Nationwide Arena, around Goodale Park and return to finish on the north end of the Convention Center.
February 2016 RUNOHIO E-Newsletter
On the Run with Matt McGowan
from mid January - mid March print RUNOHIO - For the seventh year in a row I have had the honor to be on the selection committee to vote for the USA Track & Field National Hall of Fame. The following Olympians and record breakers comprise the 42nd National Track & Field Hall of Fame induction class, featuring modern athletes Allen Johnson and Hollis Conway; veteran athletes Ralph Mann, Al Blozis and Jack Torrance; and coach Harry Gill who were inducted into the National Track & Field Hall of Fame last month.
US Olympic Team Marathon Trials
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials will be held in Los Angeles, CA on February 13. The race will start near the Staples Center on the west side of downtown Los Angeles.
January 2016 RUNOHIO E-Newsletter
2015 RUNOHIO Grand Prix Winners and Interviews
The 2015 RUNOHIO Grand Prix was a series of races chosen by runners and the staff of RUNOHIO to be part of a statewide grand prix. Criteria used in determining the RUNOHIO Grand Prix races were: 1) Runners ranking from RUNOHIO, 2) Race Organization, 3) Quality of the race field, 4) Size of the race, 5) Geographical location, 6) Date of the race, 7) Distance of the race. RUNOHIO also tired to have only one race on a given weekend and not pick holiday races.
Jeff and Matt McGowan awarded the President Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Ohio Association of USA Track & Field
Jeff and Matt McGowan were honored last year by the Ohio Association of USA Track & Field with the President Award for Lifetime Achievement for their involvement with running and with their RUNOHIO publication.