PUMA Running News Archive

March 2010

  • Bolt Moves In - Welcome to the New PUMA Running Site!

    Bolt Moves In - Welcome to the New PUMA Running Site!

    March 30, 2010
    Welcome to the new PUMARunning.com! We?ve been hard at work getting our new site just right. So come in and make yourself at home. And remember, here at PUMA Running there's no need to take off your kicks before entering?
  • Moses Kipsiro: An In-Depth Look

    Moses Kipsiro: An In-Depth Look

    March 29, 2010
    PUMA athlete Moses Kipsiro of Uganda was the runner-up at last year's World XC Championships, and placed fourth place in the 5,000m at the 2009 World Championships and 2008 Olympics. LetsRun.com has a great article on Moses by PJ Browne. Some excerpts and the link follow.
  • Athletics History Lesson - John Akii-Bua

    Athletics History Lesson - John Akii-Bua

    March 29, 2010
    PUMA athlete, John Akii-Bua, is recognized as inventing the victory lap. After winning gold at the 1972 Olympics in the 400m hurdles he was so overwhelmed with joy that when a spectator handed him a Ugandan flag, he ran around the track waving the flag, the first ever victory lap.
  • Wolmer's Track & Field are ready for the Champs!

    March 23, 2010
    A video to inspire the Wolmer?s Boys? Track and Field Team to greatness at CHAMPS 100, which starts today. ?STAND OUT.?
  • PUMA Running Spring/Summer 2010 Collection Video

    March 22, 2010
    Yeti had a minor outburst during the chase scene, something about the unfairness of his paws. Delilah DiCrescenzo, Tim Bayley, and a cast of runners show off the 2010 PUMA Running Collection, including the all-new Complete Ventis.
  • Bolt will run 300 + some interview excerpts

    Bolt will run 300 + some interview excerpts

    March 17, 2010
    From the Washington Post: March 17 - Usain Bolt will compete in the rarely contested 300-meter race at the Czech Golden Spike meet in May. Organizers said today that Bolt will attempt to break the world mark in the distance on May 27 in Ostrava. Michael Johnson holds the current mark of 30.85 seconds. The IAAF does not recognize it as a world record, as the distance is not used at major events. Bolt will receive $30,000 if he sets a world best in the 300.
  • One week until the Boys & Girls Champs

    One week until the Boys & Girls Champs

    March 16, 2010
    PUMA celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Boys and Girls Champs in Jamaica. Who will be the next Usain Bolt? Who will top Shelly-Ann Fraser? In Jamaica these questions are regularly thought and spoken, most of all in the national stadium when the Boys & Girls Athletics Championships are taking place.
  • Bolt propels JTB to international tourism award

    March 16, 2010
    Does Usain Bolt ever stop winning? Fresh from winning his second successive Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award, Bolt's presence in three commercials for the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) helped it win first prize in its category at the International Travel Trade conference in Berlin, Germany.
  • Weapons Of Fast Destruction

    Weapons Of Fast Destruction

    March 12, 2010
    Spring is in the air. And that means one thing to a runner: Time to shed the winter gear and turn all that cold-weather training into a Spring PR. At PUMA we?ve been working on a similar timeline, updating our three Road Racing shoes to help you run faster this spring. Our Weapons of Fast Destruction are all designed with enough cushioning and protection for the marathon, but light enough for a 5K. So read below to choose your perfect Weapon of Fast Destruction.