Sunday, September 28, 2014

Kimetto breaks marathon world record

28 September 2014 Updated 10:33 GMT

Dennis Kimetto had promised to go for the world record if conditions were right

Kenya's Dennis Kimetto has broken the marathon world record in Berlin, winning the race in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds.

Full story at BBC sports

Friday, September 26, 2014

Men's World Record a Possibility Sunday in Berlin Read more: Berlin Marathon - News - Men's World Record a Possibility Sunday in Berlin

Competitive Edge Has Potential to Take Men’s Field to Brink of World Record and Beyond in Berlin On Sunday


Such is the breadth of experience to sharpen the competitive instincts of the men’s field for the 41st edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday (September 28), that the race to the finish line close to the Brandenburg Gate could see the world record broken almost as an afterthought. The talk among the leading competitors on Friday was of solid preparation and readiness to profit from past Berlin success or take a plunge into new territory. The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is an IAAF Gold Label race and a World Marathon Majors (WMM) event.

Read more: Berlin Marathon - News - Men's World Record a Possibility Sunday in Berlin

Monday, September 8, 2014

Purdue Boilermaker Half Marathon & 5K: 5K Training Begins this Week

The six week training program for this 5K event begins this week! Congratulations to those signed up.

It's not too late to still sign up. Contact me at for more information or simply call the West Lafayette Parks & Recreation office at 765-775-5110 to sign up.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

XC: City/County Meet is tonight!

Good Luck to all the runners at tonight's City/County Meet. The rain is sure to hold off and maybe you'll have some overcast skies to keep the temps down and the speeds up! The Tippecanoe County Amphitheater will be happening tonight.