Josh Cox Leads Runners In Nation's Capital
American 50K record-holder Josh Cox led a group run from the Pacers Logan Circle store in Washington, DC earlier this week to mark announcement of the SunTrust Rock 'n' Roll USA Marathon. Photo: Dan Cruz
Chomps, Chomps, Chomps
GU Chomps anyone? A box of watermelon-flavored samples arrived at the office last week. We'll let you know what what we think!
Competitor.com senior producer and in-house shoe guy Mario Fraioli has been running in the Puma Bolt Faas 400. Look for a review in the September issue of Competitor Magazine.
Cheruiyot Blazes A Fast 5K In Stockholm
Kenyan Vivian Cheruiyot ran 14:20.87 to win the 5,000 meters by 23 second at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm last week. Photo: PhotoRun.net
Flanagan Falls Short Of American Record
American Shalane Flanagan finished fourth in Stockholm, running 14:46.80, just two seconds outside of Molly Huddle's American record. Photo: PhotoRun.net
Simpson In Stockholm
Jenny Barringer-Simpson finished 11th in Stockholm, running 15:18.55. Photo: PhotoRun.net
Babbitt Brings Home...The Pie?
Competitor Magazine founder and editor-in-chief Bob Babbitt won the 60-69 age group at the La Jolla Self-Transcendence Swim & Run on July 17. Bob took home a homemade apple pie and a goody basket of snacks and sports gels, etc., for his winning efforts.
The Keflezighi Kids
Olympic Marathon silver medalist Meb Keflezighi poses for a picture with two of his three daughters, Sara and Fiyori. Photo: Facebook
Hit The Trails!
The main trailhead at Penasquitos Canyon in San Diego, where Competitor's FIt Feel Ride team tested out twelve different models for the trail running shoe review found in this month's Competitor Magazine. Check it out at www.competitor-digital.com.
Meb Keflezighi flashes the #1 symbol after winning the 2009 New York City Marathon. He will return to the Big Apple in November to attempt another victory. Photo: Jane Monti