Month: June 2014

The 1929 Bunion Derby, Johnny Salo and the Great Footrace across America

In the following guest post, writer Charles Kastner introduces his newest book entitled “The 1929 Bunion Derby, Johnny Salo and the Great Footrace across America”. Published by Syracuse University Press.

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Arizona Challenge Races

Run-Walk Events is excited to announce the Arizona Challenge Races! In the run up to the historic Race Across USA, we have added two shorter races in Arizona – the Race Across Arizona Valley of the Sun and the Race Across Arizona Beeline and Beyond. While we have had a lot of interest from runners who are interested in running across the entire state of Arizona, some runners just can’t get the time away from work. These two “Challenge” races are less expensive and just four days long. In fact, we have “wrapped” them around weekends. That is, both races start on a Friday and end on a Monday. Think of it: four back-to-back marathons in only four days – a QUADZILLA!…

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California Challenge Races

Run-Walk Events is excited to announce the California Challenge Races! In the run up to the historic Race Across USA, we have added two shorter races in California – the Race Across California Urban Challenge and the Race Across California Desert Challenge. While we have had a lot of interest from runners who are interested in running across the entire state of California, some runners just can’t get the time away from work. These two “Challenge” races are less expensive and just four days long. In fact, we have “wrapped” them around weekends. That is, both races start on a Friday and end on a Monday. Think of it: four back-to-back marathons in only four days – a QUADZILLA!

The route for Race Across California Urban Challenge will start at the Huntington Beach Pier and follow the Santa Ana River, passing Anaheim Stadium…

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