We’re thrilled to share news of Brooks Runner Scott Jurek setting a new Appalachian Trail speed record. Jurek completed the 2, 180-mile route from Georgia to Maine in 46 days and 8 hours. A quote from Brooks Sports Marketing Manager Jesse Williams is below on Jurek’s accomplishment along with some more details on his run. Check out his awesome celebration photo here.
Cross Country Coach Wins the 2015 Inspiring Coach of the Year Title for Guiding Young Athletes Down a Path to Success - Seattle – June 19, 2015 – Running changed coach Manuel Castellanos’ life as a kid; it gave him an outlet, helped him lose weight and taught him to set goals. Fast forward 20 years, and you’ll find Castellanos paying forward the power of the run to the kids he coaches. In honor of his passion for the sport and dedication to helping kids grow, today Brooks Running Company crowned Castellanos the Brooks 2015 Inspiring Coach of the Year.
As proud members of the international running community, we have been inspired by the amazing photos and videos that runners around the world have submitted through our #seemyrun campaign over the last two years, so in celebration of National Running Day in the U.S., we are taking things one step further.
Seattle – June 1, 2015 – To celebrate National Running Day June 3, Brooks Running Company announces the results of its third annual Brooks Run Happy Nation report, a survey of runners around the world. The report goes beyond the endorphin rush to reveal new information about what makes runners tick – from the undies they don to who they’re partnering up with (both on and off the road).