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by Ron Wayne on August 29, 2012
Patrick Rizzo is one of two runners featured on the cover of the September/October Issue of the Colorado Runner Magazine. Patrick, who lives in Boulder and works at Runners Roost in Denver, is one of the top elite athletes in Colorado, always finishing in the top 3 in Colorado races. Last year, representing the United States, Patrick placed 8th in the Pan Am Games Marathon and this past January placed 13th at the US Olympic Marathon Trials in a time of 2:13.42.
by Ron Wayne on August 1, 2012
Christo Landry Signs With Mizuno USAA 3 time Cross Country All-American while at William and Mary, Christo Landry has signed an endorsement contract with Mizuno USA. For the past several years Christo has been living and training in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is a part time volunteer coach at the University of Michigan. With 2nd Place finishes at the USA 15K and 25K Road Championships this year, along with a 7th at the US Cross Country Championships, Christo is currently ranked 4th in the USA Running Circuit Standings. In 2005, Christo represented the United States a...
by Ron Wayne on June 11, 2012
June 9, New York City, Thirty One World-Class athletes representing 12 nations, led by US Olympic Marathon Team Member, Desiree Davila, reigning World Marathon Champion, Edna Kiplagat and 2011 ING New York City Marathon and 2012 NYC Half Marathon Champion, Firehiwot Dado competed in the NY Road Runners New York Mini Marathon. Today's race marked the 40th anniversary of the world's first ever road race exclusively for female participants. Three Mizuno Runners, Lindsey Scherf, Serena Burla and Amanda Marino ran very competitive races. Lindsey Scherf placed 9th (2nd A...
by Ron Wayne on May 29, 2012
May 26, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Mizuno Racing Team Member, Lindsey Scherf, has been racing often and racing well this year. Yesterday was the 4th weekend in a row she competed and she bested a group of talented Kenyans, Ethiopians and a Moroccans to win the Ottawa 10K which was part of a weekend festival of races. Lindsey's winning time of 33:11 was excellent considering the warm and humid conditions. In the field of 8946 finishers (5,437 women), Lindsey was 22nd overall. Second woman finisher was Alemitu Abera from Ethi...
by Ron Wayne on May 23, 2012
May 20th, Denver, Colorado. Mizuno Racing Team Member, Patrick Rizzo, changed his plans to race a half marathon in Chicago in favor of staying home and racing the Colfax Half Marathon that offered a $1,000 for breaking the course record. The old course record was 1:08.59 set in 2007 by Benson Cheruiyot. Patrick, who took it easy the last half of the race to preserve himself for next weeks Bolder Boulder, ran 1:08.08, a very fast time at an altitude of 6000 feet.