Father’s Day Half-Marathon in Tlalpan Park

Father’s Day Half-Marathon in Tlalpan Park
If you’re a runner and you’re going to be in the Mexico City area over Father’s Day weekend why not consider participating in the 30th annual Father’s Day 21K Race.  The Father’s Day 21K Race (Carrera del Día del Padre) is scheduled to take place on Sunday June 20, 2010 at 7:30 am in Tlalpan Park.  The event is organized by the Tlalpan Forest Runners Association (Corredores del Bosque de Tlalpan, A.C.) and Emoción Deportiva.  The Father’s Day 21K Race is an official...
May 20th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, outdoors, park, running

Running in Tlalpan Park

Running in Tlalpan Park
... especially popular when vendor stalls cluster around the park entrance and runners can purchase everything from fresh fruit juices to the latest in running gear while collecting information on upcoming races and events in and around Mexico City. A typical Sunday morning in Tlalpan Park Mexico City’s running culture has been growing in recent years and the number of runners in the city is on the rise.  Mexico City hosts frequent road races and runners can find an event to participate in almost...
May 18th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 1
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Race To Houston For Your Next Vacation

Race To Houston For Your Next Vacation
... Beach and ends at Moody Gardens.  Registration is open; fees are $60 until October 1, after which it is $70 per runner.  Participants will be running along the longest seawall in the United States for almost five miles of the 13.1 mile race. Chevron Houston Marathon * Aramco Half-Marathon * EP5K Fun Run The next Houston Marathon will be run on January 30, 2011.  Race registration opens on July 27, 2010 and the field is limited to 22,000 runners (11, 000 each for the full and half-marathons). ...
May 17th, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 3
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Auckland Marathon…Spectator or Participant?!

Auckland Marathon…Spectator or Participant?!
... has won the half marathon the last two years, Rod Dixon will be a special guest at the event and starting the Kids Marathon – a New Zealand running legend, Dixon is also a passionate advocate of the worldwide children’s health and fitness movement and has developed successful training and events for children in the USA. The marathon kicks off at 6.10am with the half and quarter starting off at 6.45am, the walk at 9.15am and kids marathon at 10.30am.  All events finish at Victoria Park...
October 24th, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: auckland events, auckland marathon, running

24 Things to do in Vancouver in September

FESTIVALS Sept 13 The Festival of Fields is a gourmet harvest festival and fundraiser to be held at UBC from 1- 5 pm Tickets $85 Cdn (purchase in advance) Proceeds go to the Farm Fold/City Folk Societ.  The festival will connnect city folk and farm folk and chefs who will prepare and serve samplesof he best wines, brews and home-grown food from around B.C Sept 17 -27: Global Comedy Fest. Various venues Sept 20  4th Annual Chef Meets Grape (for wine lovers)  Rocky Mountain Station 604-684-2787 to...
September 6th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Events, Family Friendly, festival, hiking, kayaking, markets, museums, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, running, sports, The Arts, Tours

Last Minute Tips for Boston Marathon 2009 Spectators

The John Hancock Sports Fitness Expo takes place at the Hynes Convention Center Friday, April 17th- Sunday, April 19th. The runner’s expo is free and open to the public. This is where the Boston Marathon athletes come to pick up their bib numbers and it is a buzzing scene all weekend! Boston Marathon Finish Line The actual  race begins in the town of Hopkinton- 26 miles (or so!) west of Boston on Monday, April 20th.  The wheelchair athletes start shortly after 9 AM, the elite women at 9:30...
April 16th, 2009 | Maria Olia | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Boston Marathon, running

Ready? Get Set. Go! Boston Marathon Dining Specials

Pasta at DaVinci Cheering on the runners at the  Boston Marathon is hard work too. So, in the spirit of the day, here is a guide to Boston Marathon dining specials for spectators. And since Boston is going to be “wicked ” crowded, do make reservations ! Not all of Boston’s best Italian restaurants are in the North End. Da Vinci (162 Columbus Ave.,Boston, 617-350-0007)is a warm,  sophisticated Italian restaurant located in Boston’s Park Square area. For the Marathon,...
April 10th, 2009 | Maria Olia | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Boston dining, News, pasta, Restaurants & Bars, running

Review: Marathon Sports Boston

... Square. Literally steps from the Boston Marathon finish line, Marathon Sports is legendary among both the local and international  running community for its personalized service and advice.  Whether you are a  Boston Marathon competitor,  a high school track athlete , an avid weekend  runner ,  or just a serious walker, the expert staff at Marathon Sports will assess your feet , and ask questions about your mileage and your injury history before recommending several different running...
April 4th, 2009 | Maria Olia | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: Boston Marathon, running, Shopping, sneakers