Monday, June 29, 2015

2015 Ironman Coeur d'Alene - Results

Any Ironman event is tough, but the 2015 Ironman Coeur d'Alene took place yesterday in record-setting heat, making this triathlon even more challenging. Check out the Ironman Coeur d'Alene results, where you can search for athletes by name or bib number, or view competitors alphabetically.

The overall winners were veteran Andy Potts in the men's division and Heather Jackson in the women's race (winning her first Ironman). Congrats to them and to all finishers of 2015 Ironman Coeur d'Alene. You an find a recap of the men's and women's races here.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

2015 Western States Endurance Run (WSER) - See Live Results, Video, & More

For ultrarunners, the last weekend in June means the two-day ordeal known as the Western States Endurance Run (WSER). The 2015 Western States is taking place June 26 and 27th, and here are a few places to find live coverage, updates, and news:
Beginning in Squaw Valley, California and finishing in Auburn, the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run is the world's oldest trail endurance run. If you can't be there competing or volunteering, you can follow along online at the links above.

The official Western States Twitter account is @WSER100; you can find live updates there as well.

Good luck to all 2015 WSER competitors!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

2015 Comrades Marathon - Runner Tracking, Course Info, & More

2015 Comrades Marathon logo
See links for info on the 2015 Comrades Marathon below.

Update, May 31st, 2015: See Comrades 2015 live results: http://live.ultimate.dk/desktop/front/index.php?eventid=2400&language=us

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The 2015 Comrades Marathon, which marks the 90th running of the classic South Africa ultramarathon, takes place this Sunday, May 31st. Here are some essential details you'll want to know about the race:
  • course map (view or download)
  • runner tracking (Note: Comrades website says "Use this link on your Mobile device to load the app to track your runner on race day."
  • virtual Comrades course in 3D
  • race FAQs
  • starting point: City Hall, Durban
  • finish line: Oval Cricket Stadium, Pietermaritzburg
  • start time: 5:30 a.m.
  • official distance: the race distance varies somewhat each year, but for 2015 it is approximately 89 km. According to the race FAQs page, "the final race distance is subject to change and will be confirmed in the Final Race Instructions."
(Update: info on the mobile app for Comrades runner tracking has been added above.) We haven't been able to find details on the website about how to track Comrades runners, but will add it here if we locate it (this may not appear until the race starts, unfortunately). See the news page for more information, including the current weather in Pietermaritzburg.

Good luck to all competitors!

Sunday, May 24, 2015

2015 Vermont City Marathon - Live Race Results

Vermont City Marathon logo
See links to Vermont City Marathon results below.

The Vermont City Marathon in Burlington is underway, and you can view the live results here (if race is still underway). If that's not working because the race is finished, see the links to official current-year results here.

For more information on the race, see the Vermont City Marathon website, www.vermontcitymarathon.org.

Congratulations to all participants!

Saturday, May 23, 2015

2015 Spring Lake 5 - Race Results


Spring Lake 5 mile run logo
See the link to 2015 Spring Lake 5 results below.

The summer of 2015 is officially on with this morning's running of the Spring Lake 5 at the Jersey Shore. You can view race results here. Check out the finishers in order, view them by age group or other criteria, or search for individual runners by name, bib number, etc.

The men's and overall winner was Andrew Brodeur of Bethesda, Maryland in a time of 24:42. The top women's time was 27:44, turned in by Sarah Cummings of New York City.

Congratulations to all finishers. And to see details on the race itself, including info on the 2016 Spring Lake 5, see the official race website, www.springlake5.org.

And if you didn't get into the Spring Lake 5 (or even if you did), check out the other races in the Jersey Shore Grand Prix series: George Sheehan Classic in Red Bank (June 13th), the Belmar Five-Mile Run (July 11th), the Asbury Park 5K (August 8th), and the Pier House 5K in Long Branch (Sept. 7th, Labor Day).

Saturday, May 16, 2015

2015 AirBNB Brooklyn Half Marathon - Race Results

A downpour occurred in the middle of today's AirBNB Brooklyn Half Marathon, but that didn't prevent the race from having a record 26,000-plus finishers. See the searchable race results, and find yourself, your friends, or your teammates.

Start of the Brooklyn Half.
In the corrals before the start of the Brooklyn Half.

Today's Brooklyn Half also marked the last official event presided over by outgoing New York Road Runners Club president Mary Wittenberg, who announced this week that she is leaving to join Virgin Sports, a new fitness initiative spearheaded by the deep pockets of Sir Richard Branson.  We wish Mary the best and look forward to what she'll be doing in her new endeavor.

Congrats to all finishers, who now possess the snazzy new medal below.

2015 Brooklyn Half medal
2015 Brooklyn Half medal.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

2015 Fifth Third River Bank Run - Race Results

The 2015 Fifth Third River Bank Run took place Saturday, May 9th, and you'll find race results here. You can view the leaderboard, or search for individual runners by name, bib number, and other options. Results are provided for the 25K, 10K, and 5K.

The Fifth Third River Bank Run brought about 21,000 runners to the streets of Grand Rapids. Congrats to all participants!