April 2012 News

Earth Day Run Strives For Largest Celebration of Nature in Portland

April 19, 2012

From Press Release – The fourth annual Oregon Earth Day Run is set to take place at Cook Park located in Tigard, Oregon on Saturday April 21st at 8:15am.  The run, originally designed to bring together healthy life style living along with sustainability into one focus celebrating Earth Day is now striving to eventually become the largest festival celebrating mother earth in Portland.  Oregon Earth Day Run founder, Tim Ahaus, states “When I originally started …more »

New Women’s Trail Marathon and Relay to Debut in August at Mt. Adams in Washington State

April 19, 2012

From Press Release – The Wild Woman Marathon (and Relay) is a trail run created by and for women, which will debut on August 11, 2012. The organizers invite you and your girlfriends to join us for a weekend of 26.2 miles of forest fun. Come for the run, stay for the weekend at our Mt. Adams base camp. Bring your tent and your friends who like to run long, play hard and eat locally. …more »

Boston Marathon on April 16: Universal Sports Network Providing Live Television and Online Coverage

April 11, 2012

From UniversalSports.com – Universal Sports Network will provide live television and online coverage of the 2012 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET. The marathon will air on Universal Sports Network, with live streaming available on UniversalSports.com and through BAA.org. The television and online coverage will showcase more than 20,000 runners tackling the historic 26.2 mile course, including many of the world’s elite marathoners. The network will provide pre- …more »

NBC to Feature 12 Hours of Live Track and Field Coverage for Olympic Team Trials

April 4, 2012

From USATF Press Release – A total of 12 hours of live track and field coverage will be a part of a record 67.5 hours of total Olympic Team Trials coverage by NBC in 2012, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the NBC Sports Group announced on Wednesday. The 2012 Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field will run June 22-July 1 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Covered in primetime between NBC and the NBC …more »