Brooks Inspiring Coaches Program: Time to Nominate your coaches, video from Brooks, note by Larry Eder
The Brooks Inspiring Coaches program is in it's second year. The idea is simple, the program is brilliant. Nominate your high school cross country or track coach (Brooks Inspiring Coaches), tell Brooks what the coach means to you, and why they deserve to be one of Brooks Top Ten finalists, and you are set.
HOUSTON (1/14/12) — Michigan runners tasted the thrill of victory and agony of defeat at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, making and just missing teams that will go to the 2012 London Games.
He stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 114 pounds, but he presents a formidable force when he toes the starting line of a race. Boaz Cheboiywo, 33, of Ypsilanti, came to the United States from Kenya to attend Eastern Michigan University just over a decade ago and found quick success as a runner.
Lisa Veneziano went to a tiny high school in central Pennsylvania that didn’t offer cross country or track and field.
The closest thing she had to competition was being on the sidelines as a cheerleader for the football and basketball teams at West Branch High School in Alport, Pa.
ST. LOUIS – Sara Hall (Flagstaff, Ariz.) and Bobby Mack (Raleigh, N.C.) each used late charges to outrun the competition as each won their first career USA Cross Country titles Saturday at Forest Park in St. Louis.
CHICAGO - Registration for the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon closed in record time today as the maximum 45,000 participants signed up in six days for the 35th anniversary event. Demand to run the iconic race has increased significantly in recent years, closing 25 days faster than the previous record established last year. A decade ago, the 2003 event closed in 35 weeks.