Wednesday, October 29, 2014

2014 New York City Marathon - Runner Tracking, Live Results, & More

Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki is among the tens of thousands of runners in Sunday's NYC Marathon. See details on the race below.

UPDATE, Nov. 1st, 2015: See links to 2015 NYC Marathon results.

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UPDATE, Nov. 1st: NYC Marathon weather: The forecast calls for cold temperatures and windy conditions. In fact, the area is under a wind advisory from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The high temp for the day may not even hit 50, and at start time temperatures will be in the low 40s (but with the wind will feel like only a few degrees above freezing). See the New York Road Runners' update on NYC Marathon weather conditions and the start.

Dressing in layers is always a good idea for the NYC Marathon, but even moreso for this year's race. Good luck!

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The NYC Marathon is back with a new look and a new sponsor for 2014, and here are some important details to know whether you're running or watching on Sunday, Nov. 2nd.
Besides the tens of thousands of everyday runners, the 2014 NYC Marathon will feature a solid roster of elite and professional runners, and you can learn about their stories here. This includes Deena Kastor, who is looking to set a women's masters record 13 years after she made her marathon debut in NY, and 39-year-old Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi.

As for celebrities, the list includes such diverse names as actor Bill Murray and tennis great Caroline Wozniacki, who's raised more than $50,000 for a children's charity for running in the race.

See's extensive coverage for more information on the NYC Marathon.

And, for the first time, a roster of former NBA and WNBA players running legs of the NYC Marathon as a relay (including Bernard King, Chris Mullin, former New York Liberty player and coach Katie Smith, and even NBA commissioner Adam Silver).

With these resources above, you'll be able to keep up with all the race-week events, as well as the big event on race day. Be sure to download the NYC Marathon mobile app lets track up to 10 runners, with splits every 5K as well as start time, half marathon, and finish. It also includes the race leaderboard, FAQs about the race, information about the race expo, and more.

Speaking of the race expo, it takes pace Thursday, Oct. 30th and the following two days at the Javits convention center on the West side of Manhattan.

The weather forecast currently calls for cool but windy conditions, so make sure you bring enough layers (whether you're running or watching). Good luck to everyone taking part in the 2014 NYC Marathon!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

2014 Marine Corps Marathon - Runner Tracking, Mobile App, & More

See runner tracking, mobile apps, & results for the Marine Corps Marathon below.
[See 2015 results update at bottom of post]
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Get ready for the Oct. 26th 2014 Marine Corps Marathon with the essential details below. Keeping tabs on your favorite runners (or your own time) with the tracking options and the official Marine Corps Marathon mobile app. Here are handy links to:
Good luck to all participants running through the streets of Washington, D.C. Sunday morning!
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[Update, Oct. 25th 2015: See 2015 Marine Corps Marathon race results]

Sunday, October 19, 2014

2014 Nike Women's Half Marathon, San Francisco - Race Results & Runner Tracking

Find out where to find results for the Nike Women's Half Marathon, SF below.

[UPDATE Oct. 16th, 2015: See details on the 2015 Nike Women's Half Marathon, San Francisco, including interactive course map, runner tracking, and more. The race takes place Sunday, Oct. 18th.

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[UPDATE, Oct. 19th: 2014 Nike Women's Half Marathon, San Francisco results are available here. Go to the left-hand green column and click on "Race Results." If the race is still going on, you can track runners at .] 

For those wondering what happened to the Nike Women's Marathon in San Francisco, it was eliminated and replaced with today's half marathon. In addition, the Washington, D.C. half marathon is no more. Nike says it will be replaced by a half in another city, which is says it will announce in the Fall (so it could be any day now). 

Congrats to the thousands of women (and some men, too) who took to the streets of the city by the bay in today's 2014 Nike Women's Half Marathon, San Francisco!

2014 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon - Race Results

See links to results for the Toronto Waterfront Marathon and other races below.

Results are up for today's Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, held on Oct. 19th. Results are being posted in text form as they come in, so if you don't see the times of yourself or a friend or family member, reload the page in a few minutes

Here are the results pages for the marathon and other races:
You can find 2013 results for the Toronto Waterfront Marathon here, along with other previous years.

Congrats to all of today's participants in Toronto; hope there were a lot of PRs today!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

2014 Duke City Marathon - RESULTS POSTED!, Course Map, & More

Find must-know details, including results, for the Duke City Run below.

UPDATE, Oct. 19th: As of 12 Noon today, results are up for all Duke City Run races at the results page. You'll find marathon results here and half marathon results here.
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The 31st annual Duke City Marathon takes place Sunday, Oct. 19th, and here are some essential details to know for Albuquerque's long-running series of races. First off, it is a series of races, now including a marathon relay, half marathon, 10K run, 10K walk, 5K run, and 5K walk—all taking place the same day.

Next thing to know if that registration is still open online, and it will stay open until 6 a.m. Sunday. And you can register the day of the race, which has not been the case in past years. Also new this year is that half marathon finishers will receive medals (something I wish I'd gotten the two years I ran the Duke City half).

Below are links to details for the marathon. See the Duke City Marathon home page for course maps, etc. for the other races.
Good luck, and enjoy the day no matter what race you're running! And be sure to stick around or the post-race festival at the civic plaza, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, October 13, 2014

2014 Army Ten Miler - Race Results

UPDATE, Oct. 11, 2015: 2015 Army Ten Miler live results. Later today (after 2 p.m., supposedly), check the results page.

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One of the most popular 10-mile races in the U.S., the Army Ten Miler attracts elite athletes as well as thousands of casual athletes to the streets of Washington, D.C. This year's race was held Oct. 12th, and you'll find the 2014 Army Ten Miler results here.

This year's men's winner was Solonei Da Silva of Washington, D.C. in a time of 48:28. For the women, the top finisher was Arlington, Virginia's Kerry Gallagher in 54:50.

In case you're thinking of running next year's Army Ten Miler, it will take place October 11th, 2015. Here's a PDF of the 2014 course, if you want to get an idea at the general area the race covers.

Hooah and congrats to all finishers!

2014 Rock & Roll Denver Marathon & Half - RESULTS PAGE, Course Maps, Event Details, & More

UPDATE, Oct. 19th: Check the results page to see race times as they are added. You'll find previous years' results there, too.
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The Competitor series of races rolls into the Rocky Mountain State this weekend with the 2014 Rock & Roll Denver Marathon & Half Marathon. All events (including a two-person relay, 10K, and 5K) take place Sunday, Oct. 19th at 7:15 a.m.

Here are some essential race details:
Good luck to runners in all events of the 2014 Rock & Roll Denver Marathon & Half Marathon!

2014 Steamtown Marathon - Race Results

Results for the Steamtown Marathon, held yesterday in Scranton, Pennsylvania, have been posted. For more details on the race, see the Steamtown Marathon website.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

2014 Hartford Marathon - Race Results

Another year of the Hartford Marathon is in the books, and you can find the race results here for both the marathon and half marathon. The top men's finisher in the marathon was Matt Pelletier at 2:17:01, while the Erica Jesseman won the women's race in 2:41:00.

The results page shows you these leaders and more, and you can also see results by name, bib number, age group, etc., as well as the men's and women's disabled athletes in marathon and half marathon, the 5K race, and the marathon relay.

All races took place Saturday, Oct. 11th.

Congrats to all finishers in the Hartford Marathon day of races! If you're interested in running other races in Connecticut, see the schedule of races for the Hartford Marathon Foundation.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

2014 Chicago Marathon - [RESULTS] Runner Tracking, Course Map, & More

See details on the 2014 Chicago Marathon below, including runner tracking.

The 2014 Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, Oct. 12th, and here are some details you'll want to know to be fully prepared for the race.

[UDATE: see 2014 Chicago Marathon results here. You can also view race results from 1996 to 2013.]

First off, you'll want to sign up for runner tracking. This lets you have your split times posted to your Twitter feed or Facebook account, or sent to your mobile phone as text messages. And get familiar with the Chicago Marathon course, race rules, aid stations, and more:
The flat, fast course of the 2014 Chicago Marathon is optimal for fast times, so there's no shortage of world-class athletes converging on the Windy City this weekend. See the elite field press release PDF).

Good luck to all running in Sunday's Chicago Marathon!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

2014 Divas Half Marathon, Long Island - Race Results

UPDATE, Oct. 4th, 2015: See 2015 Long Island Divas race results 

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The 2014 Long Island Divas Half Marathon is taking place Sunday, Oct. 5th. It looks like great, clear weather for the race, and once it's over (or maybe as soon as it's underway) you should be able to find the race results here. (You can find a link to race photos here.)

The 5K race starts at 7:45 a.m. and the half marathon steps off at 8:05. See the race details page for information on getting to the start at Eisenhower Park,

You can follow the race, and post your own comments and photos, using these social media accounts: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. And use the hashtag #runlikeadiva so others can find your posts.

2014 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon - RESULTS, Runner Tracking, Course Map, & More

This is the weekend of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and other races, and you can find out all about them at their website. Here are some links of useful information for the Marathon:
[UPDATE: See Twin Cities Marathon results here.]

This year's Twin Cities Marathon is also the USA men's marathon championships—follow the action with these links to watch live and view results.

Good luck to all competitors!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

2014 Nike Women's Half Marathon, San Francisco - RESULTS! Mobile App, Course Map, Race Details

Find out about the Nike Women's Half Marathon in San Francisco below.
[UPDATE Aug. 22nd, 2017: The Nike Women's Half apparently is no more, but there's a brand-new, co-ed Virgin Sport San Francisco Half Marathon this October. It includes the half, a one-mile run, and a fitness festival. Learn more about Virgin Sport's new half marathon.

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[UPDATE Oct. 16th, 2015: See details on the 2015 Nike Women's Half Marathon, San Francisco, including interactive course map, runner tracking, and more. The race takes place Sunday, Oct. 18th.

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[UPDATE, Oct. 19th: Nike Women's Half Marathon San Francisco results are available here. Go to the left-hand green column and click on "Race Results." If the race is still going on, you can track runners at .]
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The Nike Women's Marathon in San Francisco is no more, but has been replaced with a half marathon. (Unfortunately, the race has long since filled up, and you can no longer register.) The 2014 race takes place on Oct. 19th at 6:30 a.m., and here are some links to handy details you'll need to know about the 2014 Nike Women's Half Marathon, San Francisco:
Note: Nike has announced that it will not be holding a women's half marathon in 2015. It says it will reveal a new location for the race in the fall, which could mean any day now. You can find out more about this change here.

Good luck and good training to all runners in the 2014 Nike Women's Half Marathon!