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2013 Boston Marathon: Jason Hartmann interview

Jason Hartmann (USA) discusses his race performance, after he walked away 4th in the men’s race.

2013 Boston Marathon: Lelisa Desisa interview

Men’s Marathon winner Lelisa Desisa, discusses what it feels like to sprint to the finish after leaving two racers behind in the final mile of the Boston Marathon.

2013 Boston Marathon: Rita Jeptoo interview

Women’s Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo discusses the strategies she used to win her second Boston Marathon title.

2013 Boston Marathon: Hiroyuki Yamamoto wins wheelchair race

Japan’s Hiroyuki Yamamoto was the first winner of the day, cruising to victory in the men’s wheelchair race by 39 seconds over nine-time champion Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa.

African runners take top honors at Boston Marathon

By Scott Malone and Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, April 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa and Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo won the men’s and women’s Boston Marathon on Monday, continuing African runners’ dominance in the sport. The results underlined both the strength and rivalry of those two nations’ running programs, said Kenyan runner Wesley Korir, who finished […]

2013 Boston Marathon: Lelisa Desisa Wins Men’s Race

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa won the 2013 Men’s Race of the Boston Marathon with a final time of 2:10.22. Desisa traveled in a pack of 3 men during the final mile of the race, but was able to pull away to get the victory.

2013 Boston Marathon: Rita Jeptoo Wins Women’s Race

Kenyan Rita Jeptoo eared her second Boston Marathon title finishing with a time of 2:26.24. Jeptoo won her first Boston Marathon in 2006.

2013 Boston Marathon (mobile)

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins 4/15 @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @ 9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon

Forty elite athletes from 14 countries invited for 117th running on April 15. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors champions of Chicago, New York City and Boston, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Krakow, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin and the U.S. Olympic Trials. The pre-show for this event begins @9:00amET/6:00amPT and the race begins @9:30amET/6:30amPT.

2013 Boston Marathon: 5k Race

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon 5k race from downtown Boston.

2013 Boston Marathon: 1 Mile Race: Elite Women

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon Elite Women’s 1 Mile Race from downtown Boston.

2013 Boston Marathon: 1 Mile Race: Elite Men

Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon Elite Men’s 1 Mile Race from downtown Boston.

2013 Rotterdam Marathon: Jemima Jelagat wins women’s race

Kenyan Jemima Jelagat was a clear favorite at the start of the race, and lead for the majority of it. Jelagat finished with a personal best time of 2:23:27, beating out second place Ethiopian Abebech Afework.

2013 Rotterdam Marathon: Tilahun Regassa wins

Ethiopian Tilahun Regassa finished with a final time of 2:05:38. Regassa seemed on pace to break the course record halfway through, but struggled in the final kms to keep record pace. This is the second consecutive year that Ethiopia has won.

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Warming Up On Race Day

On this edition of Tipping Points, we talk to running coach Kate Martini Freeman about the best way for runners to warm-up on race day. She gives us great tips on loosening the upper and lower bodies and the importance of sticking to a race “plan.”

2013 Rotterdam Marathon

The Rotterdam Marathon is an annual marathon that has been held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands since 1981. It has been held in April of every year since the third edition in 1984, and attracts many top athletes. It has also been ranked as one of the top 10 marathons in the world by Runner’s World magazine.

2013 Rotterdam Marathon (mobile)

The Rotterdam Marathon is an annual marathon that has been held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands since 1981. It has been held in April of every year since the third edition in 1984, and attracts many top athletes. It has also been ranked as one of the top 10 marathons in the world by Runner’s World magazine. This event airs 4/14 @ 4:25amET/1:25amPT.

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Food As Fuel

Nutrition is a huge part of preparation for the big race, as well as fueling you throughout race day. We sit down with running coach Kate Martini Freeman to learn more about pre and post race nutritional needs.

Kenyan lawmaker faces fast field in Boston Marathon

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON, April 12 (Reuters) – Defending champion Wesley Korir, who recently won a seat in Kenya’s parliament, said his goal in Monday’s Boston Marathon will be to make his countrymen proud with another victory, but he will face a fast field of fellow Kenyans and Ethiopians on the way. “My first priority […]

2013 Boston Marathon Elite Runner Press Conference

John Hancock Financial will present its elite team of 32 international marathon runners from 11 countries to the media at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Reigning champions Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop, both of Kenya, return to defend their titles, but will be fiercely challenged by a talented international field of Olympians, World Marathon Majors, and multiple global marathon winners of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Daegu, Dubai, Eindhoven, Eldoret, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Los Angeles, Milan, New York City, Paris, Porto, Rome, Shanghai, St. Paul, Soweto, Toronto, Turin, and the U.S. Olympic Trials.

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Form & Strength

On this episode, we meet up with running coach Kate Martini Freeman for tips on body form and timed strength workouts. Coach Kate also talks about how to do a proper interval and speed workouts.

Storylines and news for the 2013 Boston Marathon

Courtesy of BAA.org BOSTON – With less than one week remaining until the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) and principal sponsor John Hancock Financial are prepared for the 117th edition of the world’s oldest annual marathon. The top finishers will receive $806,000, a prize purse supplied by […]

Watch The 2013 Boston Marathon – Only On Universal Sports

For twenty weeks they have endured rigorous training and on April 15th, many of the world’s best marathoners will conquer 26.2 miles of Boston turf. Watch the 2013 Boston Marathon live, only on Universal Sports.

Some upsets favorites to win Paris marathon

PARIS, April 7 (Reuters) – Peter Some recorded a surprise victory in the Paris marathon on Sunday, the Kenyan clocking two hours, five minutes and 38 seconds to beat Ethiopian favorite Tadese Tola and compatriot Eric Ndiema by almost a minute in chilly conditions. There was joy for Ethiopia in the women’s race, however, when […]

2013 Paris Marathon: Denis Lemeunier wins wheelchair race

Frenchman Denis Lemeunier finished with a winning time of 1:25:06, taking the title away from reigning champ Julian Casoli. Lemeunier had finish 3rd in the previous two marathons.

2013 Paris Marathon: Boru Tadese wins women’s race in record time

Ethiopian Boru Tadese won with a record time of 2:21:05. Her time beat the previous record, held by Tirfi Beyene, by more than 30 seconds.

2013 Paris Marathon: Peter Some wins

Kenya’s Peter Some finished the race with a winning time 2:05:38, setting the second fastest time in the history of the Paris Marathon and breaking his personal best record by almost 3 minutes. Ethiopian Tadese Tola finished 2nd.

2013 Paris Marathon (mobile)

The Paris International Marathon is an annual marathon which takes place from the Champs-Élysées heading towards the Place de la Concorde and continuing through the city to finish at Foch Avenue. This event airs 4/7 @ 2:30amET (4/6 @ 11:30pmPT ).

2013 Paris Marathon

The Paris International Marathon is an annual marathon which takes place from the Champs-Élysées heading towards the Place de la Concorde and continuing through the city to finish at Foch Avenue.

Universal Sports Network complete Boston Marathon programming schedule

Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports events, announced it will present its first “Marathon-A-Thon” highlighted by its exclusive LIVE national coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, starting at 9:30 AM ET. During the month of April, endurance sports fans can watch encore presentations of the world’s […]

Universal Sports: April is Marathon-a-thon Month

This April, Universal Sports is taking you around the globe for 26.2 miles of coverage. Let us be your tour guide as we take you to Paris, Rotterdam, Boston and London.

Joan Samuelson, Greg Meyer, and Amby Burfoot to run 2013 Boston Marathon

(L-R) Shalane Flanagan, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Kara Goucher and Desiree Davila congratulate each other after the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials on January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) Courtesy of http://www.baa.org Jacqueline Hansen to Serve as Honorary, Official Starter of Elite Women’s Race. Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb and Sara Mae Berman to […]

Universal Sports Network announces April “Marathon-A-Thon” programming

Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic and endurance sports events, announced it will present its first “Marathon-A-Thon” highlighted by its exclusive LIVE national coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, starting at 9:30 AM ET. During the month of April, endurance sports fans can watch encore presentations of the world’s […]

Boston Marathon Training Tips and Insights

Training for the Boston Marathon? Get ready for the race with insights and course tips from runners and key Boston Marathon personnel.

Boston Marathon updated 2013 Elite Field

Courtesy of http://www.baa.org BOSTON, MA, January 15, 2013 – In its 28th year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon on April 15. A complete field list follows. EDITOR’S NOTE – As of March 13, John Hancock has updated […]

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Episode 5: Gearing Up

When preparing to run a marathon, it’s important to pay attention to your gear. When you have the right gear, especially the right shoes, it’s much easier to stay motivated toward reaching your goal.

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Episode 4: Recovery Tips

On this episode of Tipping Points presented by Asics, our trainer gives some great tips and we cover the importance of stretching and recovery after a training session.

2013 LA Marathon: Erick Mose finishes 2nd overall

Erick Mose of Kenya finished first in the men’s competition with a time of 2:09:43, outrunning his fellow countryman Julius Keter in the final mile of the the marathon. Aleksandra Duliba won the overall competition.

2013 LA Marathon: Aleksandra Duliba wins

Racing in her first professional marathon debut, Aleksandra Duliba won with a time of 2:26:08, setting a new Belarus national record. Duliba was motivated to win in a time under 2:30:00 to get the chance to qualify for the Belarus national team.

Duliba, Mose win in Los Angeles Marathon

Runners start the 28th Asics L.A. Marathon in Los Angeles Sunday March 17, 2013. The 26.2-mile event begins at Dodger Stadium and ends in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Aleksandra Duliba of Belarus won the 28th Asics Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday in her marathon debut, and Kenyan Erick Mose […]

2013 Los Angeles Marathon (3/17)

The LA Marathon is an annual running event held each spring in Los Angeles, California. The 26.219 mile (42.195 km) footrace, inspired by the success of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, has been contested every year since 1986. This event airs 3/17 @ 3pmET/12pmPT.

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Episode 3: Doing The Leg Work

Proper warm up for training runs and marathons include elevating heart rate through a dynamic warm-up and a running specific warm up (exaggerated running motions, high knees, butt kickers, leg swings.) It is also recommended to drive the course. Tipping Points is Presented by Asics.

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Episode 2: Warming Up The Core

One important aspect that can’t be forgotten when training for a marathon is the necessity of a solid core. Check out these core tips on this episode of Tipping Points, presented by Asics.

Boston: Marathon’s Heart and Sole

The 2013 Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. Forty elite athletes from 14 countries have been invited for 117th running on April 15, which you can WATCH LIVE on Universal Sports!

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Episode 1: Marathon Cross Training

For many runners, a common misconception is, “I run a lot so I don’t need to work my legs.” On the contrary, when asking your legs to endure long amounts of peak performance, one must condition them with exercises such as squats, deadlifts, lunges.

2013 Tokyo Marathon: Women’s Race: Winner loses lunch

If you’ve just won a marathon, who cares if you lose your lunch like poor Aberu Kebede (ETH) does?!

2013 Tokyo Marathon: Women’s Race: Kebede wins

As the Tokyo Marathon becomes a Major, Aberu Kebede (ETH) gets the win at 2:25:34.

2013 Tokyo Marathon: Kimetto wins

Dennis Kimetto (KEN) sets a course record at 2:06:50 in Toyko, which is now one of the World Marathon Majors; Michael Kipyego (KEN) was 8 seconds back in second.

2013 Tokyo Marathon

In November 2012 it was declared that from 2013 it would one of six World Marathon Majors.

Tokyo promises quick marathon on Majors debut

Feb 22 (Reuters) – A majority of elite runners will be confident of lowering personal bests when the Tokyo Marathon debuts as a World Marathon Majors race on Sunday with a stellar field and favorable weather forecast for the Japanese capital. From 2013, Tokyo joins Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York in the six-legged […]

Dibaba to race in London marathon

irunesh Dibaba (ETH) competes in the women’s 5000m final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Multi-world and Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 meters champion Tirunesh Dibaba, arguably the greatest women’s distance runner of all time, will make her marathon debut […]

Finest Feats presented by Asics: Marathons

Marathon races were one of the original Olympic events held in 1896. Present day, more than 500 marathons are organized each year and feature thousands of not only professional, but also amateur athletes from around the world.

 
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