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Inaugural Home Depot Center 5K/10K June 21st

By Sean McKeon | June 11, 2009

Source:  Home Depot Center CARSON, CALIFORNIA (Wednesday, May 13, 2009) – With summer approaching, The Home Depot Center’s events calendar is heating up.  To celebrate, the facility will host its first-ever “Home Depot Center 5K/10K Run” on the 125-acre multi-sports campus on Father’s Day – June 21 at 8:00 a.m. to benefit The Home Depot […]

Runners To Rock The Vegas Strip

By Sean McKeon | June 11, 2009

A revamped Las Vegas marathon will join the Rock ‘N’ Roll series.  It will mark the first time the famous Vegas Strip is shut down for a private event. Here is something all runners can appreciate.  The city of Las Vegas is going to tread unprecedented waters as it will close down the entire “Strip” […]

Oakland To Host First Marathon In A Quarter Century

By Matt Fitzgerald | June 5, 2009

Marathons are so popular these days that a large city really can’t be taken seriously without one. Scheduled for March 2010, the new Oakland Marathon will be a part of a planned three-day running festival. As many of these events do, the new Oakland Marathon will include a relay option and several shorter races–a half-marathon, […]

2009 Edition Of National Running Day Is June 3rd

By Sean McKeon | June 2, 2009

The running industry has come together to promote running around the nation.  Most major cities will be putting on events that will encourage people to get out and run.  One wonders how many Americans who wouldn’t run anyway will run because it is National Running Day. 10? 13?

2009 Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Photo Gallery

By Sean McKeon | June 1, 2009

Take a tour of America’s Finest City as we followed Khalid El Boumlili and Yuliya Gromova to their victories at the 2009 Rock ‘N’ Roll San Diego Marathon.

Boumlili, Gromova Win Rock ‘N’ Roll San Diego

By Matt Fitzgerald | May 31, 2009

Perfect weather conditions yield fast times, exciting competition. Morocco’s Khalid El Boumlili, 31, broke the East African stranglehold on the San Diego Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Sunday with a dominating victory, finishing with a time of 2:11:15. Remarkably, Boumlili, who finished third at Boston last year, had attempted to run the Los Angeles Marathon just […]

Men’s Record Falls, Huntington Beach Resident Wins Women’s Division at Surf City USA Marathon

By Sean McKeon | February 3, 2009

Jacques Sallberg of Pasadena and Leng Klukken of Huntington Beach were the top finishers in the 13th annual Surf City USA Marathon. Sallberg, 34, won in 2:24:56, shaving nearly eight minutes off the course record, while Klukken, 37, won with a time of 3:04.52. California’s largest oceanfront marathon and half-marathon featured 18,000 pre-registered runners from […]

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