Saturday, August 22, 2015

2015 Leadville Trail 100 Run - Athlete Tracking

The 2015 Leadville Trail 100 Run is underway, with its blend of beautiful mountain scenery and punishing conditions to test even the most fit runners. This year's race takes place on August 22nd and 23rd. You can keep up with how the runners are doing with the Leadville Trail 100 athlete tracker.

For more information, check the Leadville course map (PDF) and course profile, event schedule, and athlete guide.

Good luck to all participants!

Saturday, August 1, 2015

2015 Beach to Beacon 10K - Race Results

The 2015 Beach to Beacon 10K on the beautiful Maine coast is in the books, and you can find race results here (note: for some reason the link on the Beach to Beacon results page wasn't working).

This scenic annual race, a hometown event for Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson, goes from Cape Elizabeth to the Portland Head Light. Find out more about the Beach to Beacon 10K here.

Congrats to all finishers!

Sunday, July 19, 2015

2015 NYC Triathlon - Race Results

Congrats to all who braved the heat and mugginess to compete in today's 2015 NYC Triathlon. You'll find 2015 NYC Tri results here, and photos from the event here.

For more information, see the NYC Tri home page, www.nyctri.com. The race features a swim in the Hudson River, biking along the West Side Highway, and a run through Central Park.

Great work toughing it out is today's beyond-challenging conditions!

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!