Thursday, April 29, 2010

2010 Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon - Runner Tracking, Course Map, Race Info, and More

The 2010 Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati takes place Sunday, May 2nd. Registration for the marathon is closed, but if you're entered head to the official Flying Pig Marathon Web site for last-minute runner information, runner tracking, course map, details on the runners' expo, race rules, weekend events, and much more.

The Flying Pig Marathon weekend includes a marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, and other events.

2010 New Jersey Marathon - Races, Event Schedule, and More

The 2010 NJ Marathon takes place this Sunday, May 2nd at the Jersey Shore, and you can find all the details you need about race weekend at the official Web site.

The race weekend includes the marathon, the Long Branch half marathon, and the marathon relay.

There are also family races and other family events taking place throughout the NJ Marathon weekend. Check the NJ Marathon Web site for information on the marathon and other running events, as well as the pre-race dinner, runners' expo, and more.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

2010 London Marathon Race Results

The 2010 London Marathon was held Sunday, April 25th and you can find the results at the link below, at the London Marathon 2010 results page. Results are being added to the list as they become available, so if you don't see times listed for a particular event, check the page later on.

You can view results of all runners, or narrow down your search by entering a runner's name or bib number. In addition, you can see results by gender, age group, nationality, etc. There's also a link for previous years' London Marathon results. For general race information, including how to apply for the 2011 London Marathon (registration opens May 4th), go to the London Marathon home page.

Congratulations to all runners on you 2010 London Marathon results! Hope you had a good race!

Friday, April 23, 2010

2010 Virgin London Marathon - Course Map, Pacing Info, Spectator's Guide, More

The 2010 Virgin London Marathon takes place April 25th, and here are links to some handy or important details for preparing for the marathon (for some reason, you have to go scrounging several levels deep to find this info on the official Web site).

* London Marathon runner information including details on race number, timing device, etc.
* a pacing guide so you'll know what your split times should be at each mile (although oddly enough, it only goes up to a finish time of 3:50)
* an interactive London Marathon course map that lets you find tube (subway) stations, landmarks, and of course pubs near the London Marathon course
* a handy race times guide (PDF) , so you can determine when runners at a given pace should reach certain locations
* a PDF spectator's guide to download

For more updates, see the London Marathon Twitter page at: @londonmarathon (

Monday, April 19, 2010

2010 Boston Marathon - Searchable Results

Here is the link for the 2010 Boston Marathon searchable results page. There you can search by runner's bib number, name, age group, etc. You can also view Boston Marathon race results by name, state, country, and other categories, and check the finishing times for wheelchair and visually impaired race participants.

Congrats to the record-setting winner, Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot, and to all the Boston Marathon finishers!

Sunday, April 18, 2010

2010 Boston Marathon - Runner Tracking, Course Map & Elevation, Start Time, FAQs, More

The 2010 Boston Marathon is Monday morning April 19th, and here are some links to important details from the official Boston Marathon Web site:
* Boston Marathon course map and elevation profile
* 2010 Boston Marathon frequently asked questions, which cover everything from registration and race number pickup to transportation to the race start, tracking runners during the race, race timing and results, race weekend events, and much more.
* Boston Marathon runner tracking

Additional information:
The Boston Marathon now has an official Twitter, for updates.

The race has put up a note for European runners entered in the 2010 Boston Marathon, giving additional race bib pick-up times and locations in light of the problems travelers are having getting out of Europe due to volcanic ash. It also tells how to go about entering the 2011 Boston Marathon, for European runners who can't get to Boston in time for this year's race.

And for people who are interested in learning how fast you have to be to get into Boston, check out the list of Boston Marathon qualifying times.

Good luck to all runners!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

2010 Cherry Blossom Run - Race Results

Results for the Cherry Blossom Run have been posted. If some results for the race do not appear yet, keep checking back; they will be added as they become available. (As of 4:30 pm Eastern time on Sunday, results were listed as unofficial, and not all team results were available.)

Results are posted for the 10 miler as well as the 5K run/walk. You can find results for previous years' Cherry Blossom Run results.

See the Cherry Blossom Run home page for other info and to sign up for next year's race, if you're the type that likes to plan ahead.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

2010 NYC Marathon Lottery Winners Announced - Are You In?

The New York Road Runners Club has announced the winners of the 2010 NYC Marathon lottery.  The Club held a live lottery drawing at noon today, Wed., April 7th. To find out whether you got into the 2010 NYC Marathon, check your profile page here.

The Club is also holding a series of Lottery Parties (open whether you got in or not), billed as "learning series event."

For runners who didn't get into the Marathon through the lottery or initial entry process, you can still get into the 2010 NYC Martahon by registering with one of the NYRR's charities. Find out more about NYC Marathon charity guaranteed entry here.

Congrats to all lottery winners!

2010 Marine Corps Marathon Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2010 Marine Corps Marathon is now open (as of April 7th). The 2010 race, the 35th running of the 2010 Marine Corps Marathon, will be held on October 31st.

The race's home page has a note saying that the rest of the site has been disabled because of the registration process, so you may have trouble accessing other information about the 2010 Marine Corps Marathon. They suggest that you check back after the registration process is complete, or get information from one of two phone lines: the MCM support line (800-RUN-USMC) or Active Network customer support (877-228-4881).