Jackie Pertle Hall placed first in the women’s half marathon; Local rock band The Urge headlined the post race Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series - ST. LOUIS (October 16, 2016) – The “Gateway City” of St. Louis played gracious host to thousands of runners at the Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Half Marathon on Sunday. Participants faced warmer-than-usual temperatures with partly cloudy skies in Missouri’s second largest city.
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Written by Sarah Irvin Clark. The October 16th Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon featured a field of 18,000 participants and, over the past five years, has raised more than $5.8 million for the hospital.
Following were highlights of the day:
• Alternative rock band to perform at finish line festival in downtown St. Louis
• Annual fall race returns the weekend of Oct. 15 – 16, 2016
What:More than 10,000 runners from 48 states and eight countries will hit the pavement at the 6th annual Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Half Marathon. The
race returns the weekend of October 15 – 16, 2016.
Race Dates: • Saturday, October 15 at 8:00 am – Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis 5K presented by Brooks
• Sunday, October 16 at 7:00 am – Half marathon and 10K
Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Half Marathon to Host Missouri Runner & Triathlete Club Running Championships
• Race will debut brand new finish line on Market Street
• Local rock band The Urge to headline post race concert
• Annual fall race returns to St. Louis the weekend of October 15 – 16, 2016
New York City’s most populous borough placed gracious host to thousands of runners at Saturday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon. Smiles and high fives were never in short supply at the race’s finish line in beautiful Prospect Park amid the beauty and splendor of New York City in the fall.
[BOSTON, MA] - Experience proved to be the difference maker here at the 16th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Kenyans Daniel Salel and Mary Wacera pushed through relentless rainfall and blustery winds to claim victory, defending their titles in 1:03:13 and 1:10:19, respectively.
St. Paul, Minn. – October 9, 2016 – After 31 years, Phil Coppess, the humble factory worker from Iowa, is no longer the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon record holder. Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro broke the 1985 record by more than a minute, stopping the clock at 2:08:51.
Tatyana McFadden captures her seventh win and Marcel Hug takes the title in a photo finish - CHICAGO - In today's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, 40,400 runners crossed the finish line in Chicago's "front yard," Grant Park, as ideal weather conditions greeted them as well as thousands of volunteers and more than 1.7 million spectators.
This week is tough. Check your shoes to make sure they aren't too worn. Consider getting racing shoes for the serious races and using them for your tempo runs.
October 3, 2016, Monday: Warm up; 6-mile run; 6x150 yds relaxed strideouts on grass, jogging back to the start after each, no rest in between; cool down.
You're getting there. You're running faster and feeling fitter. Stay focused on your goals. Think about purchasing some cross country racing shoes in the upcoming weeks. And check your training shoes.
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