Sunday, January 29, 2012

2012 ING Miami Marathon & Half Marathon - Results

Results are in for the 2012 running of the Miami Marathon, and you can find them here. The ING Miami Marathon is celebrating 10 years in 2012, and featured a slate of festivities and events including a half marathon and 5K races, meet-ups with elite athletes, and even a cruise.

You'll find complete searchable race results for the Marathon there. Samuel Malakwen of Minnesota was the men's winner with a time of 2:16:55, while Maria Maraviglia of Argentina won the women's division in 2:41:39.

See the Miami half marathon results here., and the Tropical 5K results here.

For each results page, simply enter a runner's name or bib number to find an individual's time, or view overall results. You can also view results by gender, age group, state, etc.

Congrats to all finishers of the 2012 ING Miami Marathon, half marathon, and 5K!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

2012 Chevron Houston Marathon - Live Race Results

You'll find live searchable results for today's 2012 Houston Marathon here. Although final results don't seem to be online yet, you can use this searchable results page to find runner in the marathon or half, view scrolling results, see a map of the course of either race, and more.

For up-to-date details on the races, see the official Houston Marathon Twitter account at @HoustonMarathon or search Twitter using the hashtag #houmarathon. To find other information on the races, see the Chevron Houston Marathon home page at

Congratulations to all runners!

Friday, January 13, 2012

2012 P.F. Chang's Rock & Roll Arizona Marathon - [RESULTS] Runner Tracking & More

See details below on the course map, runner tracking, and other information on the 2012 P.F. Chang's Rock & Roll Arizona Marathon.
[UPDATE, Jan. 20th, 2013: See live results for the 2013 P.F. Chang's Rock & Roll Arizona Marathon here.]
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While much of the U.S. is freezing this weekend, participants in the P.F. Chang's Rock & Roll Arizona Marathon will be enjoying the Southwest sun. Here's some essential information about the weekend's events (the marathon and half marathon take place on Sunday, Jan. 15th, while the kids' race is Saturday the 14th).
The marathon starts at CityScape in Phoenix, while the half marathon starts in Tempe. Both races begin at 7:30 a.m.

Good luck to everyone taking part in the P.F. Chang's Rock & Roll Arizona Marathon weekend!

2012 Houston Marathon & Men's & Women's Olympic Trials - Runner Tracking & More

UPDATE: Chevron Houston Marathon live results here; U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials results and coverage here.

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All eyes in the running world are on Houston this weekend as the city hosts both the men's and women's Olympic marathon trials, as well as holding its annual Houston Marathon and related races.

The 40th anniversary of the Houston Marathon and the Olympic Marathon trials all take place this weekend.

The Olympic events will take place Saturday, Jan. 14th, and the USATF announced the other day that the marathon trials will be televised on NBC. The catch is that the broadcast will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Eastern time, and the races are held in the morning (men at 8 a.m.; women at 8:15). So the trials will be shown on tape delay, and obviously only part of each race will be shown.

It's better than no coverage at all, of course, though the buzz on the Internet is why the trials couldn't have been streamed online.

The USATF says that 150 men and 194 women will be running in Saturday's marathon trials, which will determine the three men and three women who'll represent the U.S. in the London Olympic marathon this summer. See the official 2012 Olympic Trials Marathon website,, for more information on the runners, their previous marathon performance, and more.

You can follow live updates from the races on Twitter at these accounts: @and @.

This is all somewhat overshadowing the regular event, the Chevron Houston Marathon, which is celebrating 40 years. See the Houston Marathon FAQs page for details on the marathon, half marathon, or 5K race, all of which will be held on Sunday, Jan. 15th. There you'll find information on packet pickup, bib numbers and the wave start, the start and finish areas, and more.

Check this link for Houston Marathon running tracking options, including athlete alerts via text message or e-mail; the official Houston Marathon smart phone app; and live searchable results and map tracking during the race. 

You'll find Houston Marathon course information here, including printable course map, elevation, and a list of street closures for the weekend. See the half marathon course details here.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

2012 Disney World Marathon - Live Results

You can find 2012 Walt Disney World Marathon live race results here. This annual race through Disney's famed theme park is being held Sunday, Jan. 8th. You can also find results for the half marathon here; this race took place on Jan. 7th.

You can also view previous years' results for these races.

For more information on the Disney World Marathon weekend, including 2013 dates, entry fees, etc., see the event's home page.

Congrats to all finishers in this weekend's Disney races!

Monday, January 2, 2012

Applications Open for 2012 NYC Marathon

The application process for the 2012 New York City Marathon opened today, January 2nd. Apply for the NYC Marathon here and learn about how the process works. See the instructions and breakdown of costs here.

There are two steps in applying for the Marathon; first you must create a profile, then you apply using that profile. (If you've previously applied for the NYC Marathon or the NYC Half Marathon, you'll already have a profile.)

The 2012 NYC Marathon will take place on Sunday, Nov. 4th.

According to a New York Times article, 17,500 applications were received in the first five hours. Also mentioned in the article is that the cost of running the Marathon has gone up quite a bit from last year. The New York Road Runners Club says this is because it is required to pay for police costs for the race.