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Chicago Marathon Boosts Economy

CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues to contribute to Chicago ’s economy, with the 2016 race delivering an estimated $282 million in total business impact to the city. The findings come from the … [Read more...]

Baltimore Running Festival economic impact

BALTIMORE - Corrigan Sports Enterprises, Inc (CSE) announced the 2014 Baltimore Running Festival generated an estimated $40.2 million in economic impact according to a recent study by RESI, an economic research and … [Read more...]

Boston City Mayor passes away

The B.A.A. expresses our profound sadness at Mayor Menino's passing, together with our deep gratitude for the magnificent support to the Marathon, the B.A.A. and the hundreds of thousands of athletes who have run in … [Read more...]

Daska, Desisa Crowned Boston Champions

BOSTON – On a picture perfect day for racing, Ethiopians Mamitu Daska and Lelisa Desisa were crowned champions at the 14th B.A.A. Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Daska … [Read more...]

Kentucky Derby Festival Raises Record Funds

It was another record year for the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Charity Module Program.  32 different charitable organizations raised funds by having individual runners and running teams participate in the … [Read more...]

Legends to be inducted

IAAF Hall of Fame – 12 legends to be inducted Council approved the names of 12 athletes who will compose this year’s induction into the IAAF Hall of Fame which was inaugurated last year as part of the IAAF’s centenary … [Read more...]

Economic Impact of Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO - The Bank of America Chicago Marathon contributes an estimated $243.46 million in total business activity to the Chicago economy, according to a new economic impact report. The independent study was conducted by … [Read more...]

Nelson Awarded Athens Gold

INDIANAPOLIS – The IAAF and the IOC has officially awarded Adam Nelson (Atlanta, Ga.) the 2004 Olympic gold medal in the shot put. The official results of the 2004 Athens Olympics list Nelson in first place with … [Read more...]

Kogo, Chepkirui Win Falmouth 2013

FALMOUTH, Mass. – Aug. 11, 2013 – Kenyan runners Micah Kogo and Joyce Chepkirui won the 41st New Balance Falmouth Road Race here with perfect conditions for running on Sunday, Aug. 11. On a beautiful morning, … [Read more...]

Felix named Athlete of the Year

Three-time London Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix was given the IAAF’s top annual honor Friday when she was named the organization’s Athlete of the Year. Felix was honored at the Athletes of the Year Awards Ceremony … [Read more...]