Category Archive for News

Tyler McCandless and Natasha LaBeaud compete in Japan

on February 13, 2012
in News

Tyler McCandless won the Iwaki City Sunshine Marathon in Japan in 2:27:35.  He was invited to the race after winning the Kauai Marathon in September of 2011 and…

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Wendy Thomas joins Empire Athletics

on January 27, 2012
in News

Wendy Thomas had a breakout race at the USA Olympic Marathon Trials, finishing 12th in 2:34:25, her first attempt at the distance.  Only a runner since 2007, the mom of…

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Empire Athletics sends seven athletes to Olympic Trials Marathon

on January 11, 2012
in News

Empire Athletics wishes the best of luck to its seven athletes competing at the 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials this Saturday:

1. Matt Gabrielson 2:13:29

2. Ryan Bak  2:14:17

3. Luke Watson 2:15:29

4. Tyler McCandless 2:17:09

5….

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Empire Athletics Management Welcomes Justin Young

on January 11, 2012
in News

Justin Young recently joined Empire Athletics Management, adding an eighth Olympic Trials Marathon qualifier to the company’s roster. After running a 2:13:54 at the 2008 Rotterdam Marathon, Justin was selected…

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Ryan Bak featured on Runningtimes.com

on January 5, 2012
in News

Runningtimes.com has written a feature on Ryan Bak, who ran a 2:14:17 marathon debut after several years of injury and time away from competition.  He will race again at the US Olympic Marathon Trials on January 14th.

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Ryan Bak joins Empire Athletics

on December 16, 2011
in News

Empire Athletics is pleased to welcome Ryan Bak to its roster of athletes.  Just two weeks ago, Ryan placed second…

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Matt Gabrielson is Top Five at Las Vegas Half

on December 5, 2011
in News

Matt Gabrielson finished 5th at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon in 1:04:19, less than half a minute off of his personal best time for the distance. This…

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Tyler McCandless is third at Dallas White Rock Marathon

on December 5, 2011
in News

In what was a tune-up Marathon in preparation for the US Olympic Trials Marathon this January, Tyler ran a smooth and controlled 2:24:28 at the Dallas White Rock Marathon. …

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Athletes run fast at Turkey Trots

on November 28, 2011
in News

There was an abundance of Turkey Trots this Thanskgiving and Empire Athletics Athletes were ready to race. On the east coast, Matt Gabrielson of Team USA MN came in 4th in the…

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Tonya Nero and Ariana Hilborn run well at Big Sur

on November 21, 2011
in News

Tonya Nero and Ariana Hilborn came in 4th and 6th place, respectively, at the Big Sur Half Marathon. Tonya finished in 1:15:46 on the hilly course, while Ariana…

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