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NYC Breaks Tourism Record

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta announced today that New York City welcomed a record 52 million visitors in 2012, a new all-time high and a 2.1 percent increase over 2011. Visitors to … [Read more...]

Endale Record at Hartford Marathon

HARTFORD, Conn. – (October 13, 2012) – The 19th ING Hartford Marathon hosted more than 16,000 participants, who crossed the finish line after marathon, half-marathon or 5K races in downtown Hartford’s … [Read more...]

Lida sets record

LISLE, Ill. – Robert Lida became the first man over the age of 75 to ever run under 13.50 seconds in the 100-meters in winning the event in 13.49 as fans on the campus of Benedictine University witnessed another world … [Read more...]

Alemayehu Shatters Course Record

SONOMA, Calif. – (July 15, 2012) – Tesfaye Alemayehu of Antioch, CA and Ethiopia grabbed the lead of the 9th Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon on Butt-Burner Hill and never looked back on Sunday … [Read more...]

Eaton sets Decathlon World Record

Eugene, Ore. – Ashton Eaton brought a record capacity crowd to full roar Saturday at Hayward Field as the Oregon graduate set a world record in the decathlon, scoring 9,039 points to break the previous record of … [Read more...]

Bawcom Smashes US Record

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – May 12, 2012 -  Janet Bawcom (Rome, Ga.) ran a pending U.S. Record of 1 hour, 24 minutes, 36 seconds in winning the women’s crown Saturday at the USA 25K Championships. The old mark … [Read more...]

Brown-Trafton sets Record

INDIANAPOLIS  – Olympic gold medalist Stephanie Brown-Trafton set an American record of 67.74m/222-3 on Friday at the Altius TC Throwdown in Maui, Hawaii. Brown-Trafton’s mark improved her own personal best from … [Read more...]

Pirtle-Hall sets St Louis record

ST. LOUIS – (April 15, 2012) – On Sunday morning, Kenyan Julius Kosgei, 32, from Searcy, AR captured his first GO! St. Louis Marathon title in 2 hours, 28 minutes, 38 seconds. On a day when start temperatures … [Read more...]

Team USA sets medal record

Team USA left the Atakoy Athletics Arena Sunday after the final day of the World Indoor Championships with the most gold medals in team history. Brittney Reese (long jump) and Bernard Lagat (3,000m) each defended their … [Read more...]

World record, four gold in Indoors

Ashton Eaton easily bettered his own world record in the men’s heptathlon to lead a four-gold, three-bronze medal charge for Team USA as the 14th edition of the World Indoor Championships continued Saturday from the … [Read more...]