1 Updates

Team Extremus Athlete Anne McClain Awarded Prestigious USA Track & Field Phidippides Award

Nov 15 2013, 3:28am CST | by PR.com

Prolific ultrarunner earns USA Track & Field Phidippides Award by continuing to inspire since overcoming a horrific accident that nearly left her crippled.

New York, NY, November 15, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Prolific ultraunner Anne McClain from Pittsburgh, PA has been awarded the very prestigious USA Track & Field Phidippides Award for 2013. Anne has...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

43 weeks ago

Team Extremus Athlete Anne McClain Awarded Prestigious USA Track & Field Phidippides Award

Nov 15 2013, 3:28am CST | by PR.com

Prolific ultrarunner earns USA Track & Field Phidippides Award by continuing to inspire since overcoming a horrific accident that nearly left her crippled.

New York, NY, November 15, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Prolific ultraunner Anne McClain from Pittsburgh, PA has been awarded the very prestigious USA Track & Field Phidippides Award for 2013. Anne has become an extremely accomplished and inspiring athlete since overcoming a horrific accident that nearly left her crippled. Throughout the 2013 race season, Anne has successfully finished competitively in multiple USA Ultrarunning National Championships, ranging from 50 miles to 24 hour endurance events.

The Phidippides Award, inspired by the historic masters runner, is an award available to dedicated members of USATF (over the age of 40) who earn points through their participation in road races throughout the year. Athletes who earn enough points will be recognized by USATF with a personalized Gold, Silver, or Bronze plaque.

About Extremus, LLC (www.goextremus.com)

Extremus is a global full-service sports marketing & management company serving an array of star athletes and lifestyle brands that embrace the motto, “There are no limits.” By heightening brand awareness and developing sound marketing strategies, Extremus creates innovative business solutions for today’s distinctive lifestyle sports leaders.

About Anne McClain (www.runningwithanne.com)

Anne McClain, an accomplished ultra-runner, has competed in the North Coast 24 Endurance Run, Burning River 100-Mile Endurance Race, Oil Creek 100 Trail Runs (100K), and over half a dozen 50K events. Her passion for running is exhibited in the fact that there is no distance she will not tackle. In 2013 she will be competing in several USAFT National Championships that include: the North Coast 24-Hour Endurance Run, Burning River 100 Mile Endurance Run and Tussey Mountainback 50-Mile Ultra Marathon. Upon returning, she will run the Laurel Highlands Ultra 70-mile trail race as well as several smaller races consisting of a half marathon and 50K races.

She is also training for her first full distance triathlon. Anne’s remarkable distinction is that she was once told she would never walk again. She defied all odds and is now running ultras and encourages others to follow in her footsteps.

About USA Track & Field (USATF) (www.usatf.org)

USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States. Led by President Stephanie Hightower and CEO Max Siegel, USATF is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization with a staff of professional program administrators at the National Office in Indianapolis.

Contact Information:
Extremus, LLC
Richard Burgunder
(646) 580-4389
Contact via Email
www.goextremus.com

Read the full story here: http://www.pr.com/press-release/527744

Press Release Distributed by PR.com

Source: PR.com

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Dubai to host Asian Tour's newest event in December
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) In another first for the city, Dubai will play host to the Asian Tour's final event of 2014 in December, underscoring the buoyancy of the golf industry in the country and across the region.
 
 
Afghanistan arrive in Perth for ICC World Cup preparation
Perth, Sep 15 (IANS) The Afghanistan team arrived here Monday to launch the final stages of their preparation for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which will be played in Australia and New Zealand from Feb 14 to March 29.
 
 
Tabuena to be patient in quest for Asian Tour win
Selangor (Malaysia), Sep 15 (IANS) Patience will remain a virtue for Filipino teenager Miguel Tabuena as he turns his focus on this week's Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters.
 
 
Madrid derby throws Real into chaos
Madrid, Sep 15 (IANS) The Santiago Bernabeu rang out with boos as Real Madrid slumped to another defeat, highlighting the chaos that is now surrounding expensively-assembled Carlo Ancelotti's side after three games of the Spanish Primera Liga season.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

New Zealand PM declassifies spy documents
Wellington, Sep 15 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Monday released previously classified documents regarding the country's security agencies as his government became the latest target of claims by US spy...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Libyan PM rejects talks with armed Islamist group
Tripoli, Sep 15 (IANS) Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni has ruled out any negotiations with the Libya Dawn Islamist armed alliance, saying the government will launch new assaults to wipe it out. Sky News...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Toll in Philippines ferry capsize rises to six
Manila, Sep 15 (IANS) The toll from the sinking of a ship off Panaoan island in the central Philippine province of Southern Leyte has climbed to six, the Philippine Navy said Monday. Marineth Domingo, spokesman of the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Why marijuana users end up feeling worse
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Adolescents and young adults who smoke marijuana frequently may attempt to manage negative moods by using the drug but end up feeling worse, says a new study. "Marijuana use is a vicious circle...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
App to track what makes you truly happy
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Do you think the smartphone is a source of undue stress? Try this app created by three students at the University of California-Berkeley that claims to make them a source of goodness. The "...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Schizophrenia a group of eight distinct disorders: Study
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The debilitating psychiatric illness schizophrenia is not a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders - each with its own set of symptoms, new research indicates. In...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Hillary Clinton visits Iowa, a key election state
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has taken part in a fundraising event in Iowa, a key state in the upcoming presidential campaign, triggering fresh speculation about her...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Egypt court releases prominent activist on bail
Cairo, Sep 15 (IANS) An Egyptian court Monday ordered the release on bail of leading activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, who is held on charges of protesting without police permit, and referred the case to another court, media...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
'Old climate change formula no longer exists'
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The traditional formula on climate change that says that regions that have a moist climate will experience additional rainfall is no longer valid, scientists say. The old formula that dry...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
One Direction's new single due late September
London, Sep 15 (IANS) One Direction's next single titled "Steal my girl" from their upcoming album "FOUR" will release Sep 29. The band's Liam Payne shared the news on Twitter, reports billboard.com. A photo of the...
Read more on Celebrity Balla