PUMA Running News Archive

April 2010

  • PUMA Mile Recap

    PUMA Mile Recap

    April 23, 2010
    On Friday, April 16, 2010, at the 52nd Annual Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, CA, eight women and 15 men prepared for the start of the most exciting and unique event of the night ? the PUMA Mile. The winner would leave the Hilmer Lodge Stadium track with a $10,000 sponsorship contract with PUMA.
  • Bolt talks with the London Evening Standard

    Bolt talks with the London Evening Standard

    April 22, 2010
    When we come across a ?new? interview with Usain Bolt, we generally start reading with a little skepticism. Seldom do we learn anything new. Rarely do we encounter the charisma and humor that is Bolt. But Matt Majendie of the London Evening Standard shows journalists everywhere how it?s done. Kudos to Matt. A few excerpts follow.
  • Derek Scott wins the 2010 PUMA Mile

    Derek Scott wins the 2010 PUMA Mile

    April 17, 2010
    Below is the video from last night's PUMA Mile. It was an awesome race, with the spectators lining the track with their thundersticks. The energy was amazing.
  • Tim Bayley Interview before last night's PUMA Mile

    April 16, 2010
    Before the running of the PUMA Mile tonight, the guys from Flotrack interviewed last year's contract winner Tim Bayley. He discusses the past year, how the PUMA sponsorship has changed his life, his readiness for the upcoming season, and what he thinks of this year's race.
  • PUMA Mile field update and video

    April 15, 2010
    Tomorrow is the PUMA Mile. As the anticipation builds for Friday evening's race we are ready to announce the full men's field for the mile. The growth in the depth of the mile from 2009 to 2010 has been impressive with a handful of athletes at sub 4 including Liam Boylan-Pett (Columbia/Georgetown Grad), Derek Scott (top seed at 3:57, Team Indiana Elite), and Andrew Jesien (UVA grad, USA 1500 finalist).
  • Kipsiro takes bronze at World XC Champs

    Kipsiro takes bronze at World XC Champs

    April 09, 2010
    Moses Kipsiro of Uganda celebrated bronze at World XC Champs

    In the top photo, Joseph Ebuya (center) of Kenya celebrates his gold victory alongside silver medalist Teklemariam Medhin (left) of Eritrea and bronze medalist Moses Kipsiro (right) of Uganda after the Senior Men's race during the IAAF World Cross Country Championships at Myslecinek Park on March 28, 2010 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
  • Shayla Houlihan is ready to run the PUMA Mile

    April 09, 2010
    PUMA Mile contestant, Shayla Houlihan, is training hard for the PUMA Mile - and it looks like things are going well! To keep motivated she carries the winning contract around with here wherever she goes. She even sleeps with it!
  • Bolt's 2010 "Chill" Schedule

    Bolt's 2010 "Chill" Schedule

    April 09, 2010
    So 2010 was going to be a chill season for Usain Bolt. It?s an off year. No Olympics. No World Championships. So the early buzz was that Bolt would take it easy, run a few of the new Diamond League Events and maybe add a race or two here and there. Yeah, right!
  • Another Accolade for the All-New Complete Ventis

    Another Accolade for the All-New Complete Ventis

    April 05, 2010

    PUMA?s Complete Ventis continues to win accolades. Sweden?s Fitness Magazine has ranked the Ventis in the top 5 of all running shoes.

    They say, "The shoe has a very good cushioning. Good fit. Lovely soft feeling that was very appreciated by those who seek a smooth run. Perfect for long runs on hard surface."