- Disney Princess Half Marathon & 5K registration opens. For the event’s 5th annual running, events include both individual and a 2-person team relay half marathon, plus a “family 5K” and other kids’ races.
- New Marathon & Half coming to Nebraska. Called the Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon, the Boston qualifying race is set for Saturday, Oct. 13.
- Alaska woman falls from cliff in Mount Marathon race. Shaken but okay, 34-yr-old Penny Assman tells of tumble she took down cliff at race that scales 3,022-ft. peak.
- New Zealand university student to run 21 half marathons in 21 days. It certainly helps to be 20 years old when you’re attempting something like this!
- Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook team run a half marathon for charity. More than 150 “Facebookers” took to the streets of East Palo Alto this weekend for a race that benefits Eastside College Preparatory School.
That’s all, folks! Until our next update.