Patrick Rizzo Finishes 12th At The London Marathon. Craig Curley and Christo Landry Race Well At Mount SAC Relays
by Ron Wayne on April 22, 2013
Mizuno Racing Team Member, Patrick Rizzo Places 12, Top American, In The London MarathonThe London Marathon is one of 6 marathons that make up what is called the World Marathon Majors. The other 5 races are Boston, Chicago, New York, Berlin and Tokyo. Mizuno Racing Team Member, Patrick Rizzo, finished 12th (top American) with a time of 2:16.10. Patrick's first half of the race was 1:06.15. Here is what Patrick had to say about his race: " It didn't end how I hoped but I did put it out there and did take some risks. I came through hal...
by Renee Metivier Baillie on April 22, 2013
I am so grateful for your interest and passion for this sport and to the company of Mizuno that does everything in its power to encourage this beautiful sport of running in all its forms.This is my first blog post as a Mizuno Athlete, which would normally be reserved as an avenue for me to say “Hi!” and introduce myself as an athlete, give my much deserved thanks to Mizuno for supporting my endeavors, and to talk about my goals for the upcoming racing season. I would love to blog about all those things. However, the shocking tragedy at the Boston Maratho...
by Ron Wayne on April 19, 2013
Mizuno Racing Team Member, Patrick Rizzo, the top US entrant in this weekend's World Major, London Marathon, was interviewed by USA Today. In the article Patrick discusses his emotions about the Boston Marathon and his approach to the London Marathon. There is a photo of Patrick finishing last year's USATF Half Marathon Championships and the Mizuno Runbird Logo is visible on his uniform. Click here to view the article.
by Ron Wayne on April 18, 2013
Mizuno Racing Team Member, Craig Leon, placed 10th (3rd American) in Monday's Boston Marathon. I caught up with Craig today for a post race interview.This was your first Boston Marathon. Did the race go as you had planned?I would say that I executed my race plan very well on Monday. The goal was to run conservatively through the first half of the race, and to avoid getting caught up in some of the early-race excitement. I think having a group of guys to run with for the first 15 miles really helped me to run a smart first half. ...
by Clara Grandt on April 18, 2013
One week after racing the Cherry Blossom 10 miler, where I finished 10th place among the Americans, I am bent over on the side of the river rail trail coughing up a large bug that flew into my mouth with 4.5 miles to go of a hard 23 mile long run... the farthest I've run in... over a year? Pleased with the outcome of the run and tempo pickup on the end, I expel the bug and regain my composure enough to stagger toward the car and head to the nearby Sheetz to grab some chocolate milk and ice for an ice bath. My younger self may have waited until I got home to have a recovery drink, ...