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US marathons exceeds 1100

Number of U.S. marathons exceeds 1,100 - new record Last year, there were 92 U.S. marathons reporting more than 1,000 finishers, the third most ever (record is 94 in 2011 and 2012). Over the past 25 years, the number of U.S. marathons with more than 1,000 finishers in a single year has increased 360% (20 in 1989 vs. … [Read more...]

Annual Marathon Report 2013

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - With the spring marathon season opening, it is time for Running USA's annual Marathon Report. Despite several cancellations due to weather and the Boston Marathon terror attack, 2013 was another record year for the classic distance with more than 1,100 marathons run across the country generating … [Read more...]

Brosseau takes Las Vegas title

LAS VEGAS - The finish of the men’s race at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon was the most exciting show in town on Sunday night, Nov. 17, as 28-year-old Jason Brosseau of Colorado Springs, Colo., pulled away from Andrew Duncan of Las Vegas over the final mile to win the race in 2 hours 35 minutes and 26 seconds. … [Read more...]

Kenyans dominant in New York 2013

With exceptionally high expectations for race performance and participant experience, the ING New York City Marathon returned to the streets of this storied city on Sunday, November 3, and it was a triumphant Sunday or two Kenyan marathoners – Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo. With a field of more than 50,000 … [Read more...]

McDonald, Kulik Win 2013 Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. – November 9, 2013 – The first time was the charm for both Eric McDonald and Alyssa Kulik on Saturday morning, as McDonald won the men’s race and Kulik took the women’s contest at the 3rd edition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon. … [Read more...]

Hall Withdraws Due to Injury

NEW YORK CITY - The 2013 ING New York City Marathon men’s professional field will lose previously announced U.S. Olympian Ryan Hall due to a hip injury, it was announced by New York Road Runners officials. “In my zealous efforts to have redemption in this year's ING New York City Marathon, I overstepped the first … [Read more...]

Columbus Breaks Records

COLUMBUS, Ohio - October 20, 2013 - Athletes in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon lucked out with weather conditions, but it wasn’t luck that broke the following Columbus Marathon records this year: … [Read more...]

Jesseman repeat wins in 2013

HARTFORD, Conn. - October 12, 2013 – The 20th running of the ING Hartford Marathon on Saturday morning hosted more than 16,000 participants in marathon, half-marathon, 5K and kids races.  With the celebratory “Come Together” theme, runners from across the country, including seven finishing their 50 State Club quest, … [Read more...]

Mora and Yanko take Portland titles

The Portland Marathon is proud to announce the unofficial (it takes about a week to finalize and release official results) winners of the Portland Marathon and Portland Marathon Half. … [Read more...]

Portland Marathon Sold out

The Portland Marathon closed its public entries on August 18th. This is the fourth year the event has sold out both the full and half marathon events. The Portland Marathon Half sold out and closed in January. … [Read more...]