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The excitement for the 2008 Men’s Olympic Marathon is building as Brian Sell enters his final month of preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. We encourage all his fans to watch the race live on NBC, August 23 at 7:30 P.M. We wish him the best of luck as he has made his Olympic dream a reality.
Detroit's Hanson Brothers Aim for Gold as Sponsored Runner Makes US Olympic Team
|WITH OLYMPIC TRIALS A STANDARD||WITH OLYMPIC TRIALS B STANDARD|
|1. $1,000 2. $500 3. $250||1. $500 2. $250 3. $100|
Bill Roney 5k
March 22, 2008
Hansons Running Shop 2008 Running Circuit
The Hanson’s Running Shop has always been a proud sponsor of local running events. This year we are providing a circuit to spice up the competition. more information
Register online at www.hansons-running.com/dbID/262.html
Brian Sell Makes Olympic Marathon Team
November 3, 2007
Brian finished third in the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in 2:11:40
2007 Hansons-Brooks Team Sweepstakes Winners
Bothell, Wash. – October 22, 2007
Brooks® Sports, Inc., a leading performance running company headquartered in Bothell, Wash., today announced the winners of the 2007 Hansons-Brooks Team Sweepstakes. The three winners, Suzanne Windsor of Brandon, MS, Marianne Offenbecher of Puyallup, WA, and a third individual to be named (once we reach him/her), were chosen at random from contestants who applied online from July 27 to October 18, 2007.
Each winner will receive a 3-night trip for two to New York City to watch the Hansons-Brooks ODP athletes compete in the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and be a VIP guest at the Hansons’ post-race party celebrating American long-distance running. Not only will they get the opportunity to meet the Hansons-Brooks team, but one of the three winners will be awarded an all-new Saturn VUE XR Compact Sport Utility. The winner of the Saturn vehicle will be determined and announced during the post-race party on November 3, 2007.
Fall Marathon Training Runs: 16 Mile Training Runs
Join us on Septermber 16th and 30th for our free training runs. Every Mile will be marked and water stations will be available. Restroom facilities are not available on the course and are very limited at the start, so plan accordingly. There will be refreshments at the finish. more information
Summer Cross Country Events
Kyle O'Brien is bigger than life in hometown
Danville, Illinois the hometown of Hansons-Brooks Distance Project member Kyle O'Brien has honored his running achievements with this billboard.
Saturn Midwest Distance Solution set for June 9th
Last Chance High Performance Distance Qualifying Event
The 800, 1500, 3000 Steeple, 5000, and 10,000 will be run under the lights at Hillsdale College,
NEW for 2007: PERFORMANCE BASED PRIZE MONEY
WITH OLYMPIC TRIALS A STANDARD WITH OLYMPIC TRIALS B STANDARD 1. $1,000 2. $500 3. $250 1. $500 2. $250 3. $100 MALE FEMALE MALE FEMALE 800 1:46.5 2:01.5 1:48.5 2:06.5 1500 3:39.0 4:10.0 3:43.0 4:19.5 STEEPLE 8:32.0 10:00.0 8:45.0 10:20.0 5000 13:33.0 15:28.0 13:50.0 16:00.0 10000 28:15.0 32:45.0 29:00.0 34:00.0
Read about what's new with the Hansons Running Shops!
MOT Apple Blossom Run a success
A much better day than last year! Thanks!
Dick Beardsley- Duel in the Sun
Doug Kurtis, a Free Press Columnist, shares his thoughts on the first installment of "The Running with the Legends" session with Dick Beardsley. Each month will be a different guest speaker. Read on to find out what Dick Beardsley brought to the table.
Make sure and check back to see who is coming up next month.
Hansons 5k Results are in...
A BIG thanks and congratulations to all the runners from the community that came out for the Bill Roney Memorial 5k (Hansons 5k).
Full Results (RunMichigan.com)
Photos (from RunMichigan.com)
Picture on right: The Hansons 5k overall winner Adam Roach who ran the 5k in a great time of 15:18.
(picture credit: John Brabbs)
2007 Hansons Running Shops Event Calender now available
Download the Hansons Running Shops Event Calender.
- FREE 16 Mile Training Runs
- Check out the group runs
- XC Races
- XC Camps
- Marathon Clinic's (first one starts June 6th)
Top Stores in the Country by Region and How they were selected (from the RunningNetwork.com)
When The Running Network, LLC and Footwear Intelligence set out to identify the 50 Best Running Stores in America earlier this year, they sought to establish a firm, identifiable criteria and enlisted the assistance of a leading retail merchandising company to help do so... more
Read the full article (from the Running Network)