Lottery results got you down? These Canadian races will lift you up

January 12th, 2019 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

If you’re heartbroken over lottery results, check out these epic Canadian races for 2019


Western States 100 announces rule change on lottery entries

May 8th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Lottery entrants may now skip a year without forfeiting their spot in the queue


Almost 100,000 apply for the New York City Marathon lottery

March 3rd, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A 20 per cent increase in applicants to the non-guaranteed lottery for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon.


New York City Marathon lottery day: The rare time a bank charge is a relief

March 8th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Destination Race, Runs & Races | No Comments »

More than 19.000 runners will be accepted to the TCS New York City Marathon today as applicants are notified of their lottery status ahead of the Nov. 6 race.


Six outrageous running items you could buy with Powerball winnings

January 12th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

With the Powerball lottery eclipsing US$1.5 billion, here are six outrageously expensive running-related items the winner could purchase.


Ironman Triathlon forfeiting $2.8M for race lottery

May 13th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The World Triathlon Corp has agreed to forfeit $2.76 million US after charging money to be entered in a lottery for a chance to win entry to to the Ironman World Championships in Kona, […]


New York City Marathon lottery awards more bibs than previous years

March 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

About 5,000m more people won bibs to the New York City Marathon yesterday, Tuesday March 3, when the world’s largest marathon held the lottery for its 2015 race. It total, 14,326 bibs were awarded […]


Chicago Marathon announces registration details

February 25th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Chicago Marathon announced today the details to register for the 2015 race. The race will again use a lottery system to fill most of the bib numbers, though there are ways to gain […]


Getting into the New York City Marathon

October 29th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

It can be pretty tough to get into the New York City Marathon, which is a little odd, it being at largest marathon in the world at over 50,000 entrants. This year, there were […]


Big Sur moving to new registration method

May 15th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The popular California event Big Sur International Marathon, a race on many runners’ bucket lists, is changing it’s registration process from previous years to give everyone interested a more fair shot at being selected […]


London Marathon lottery fills in record time

April 23rd, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Only a week after the completion of the London Marathon, it may already be too late to run in next year’s event. Organizers for the London Marathon lottery opened registration and saw the pool of applicants […]


Why lottery registration?

February 13th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in CR Explains | No Comments »

Almost one year ago, on February 19, 2013, registration for the 2013 Chicago marathon opened. Within minutes there were issues with eager runners trying to sign up, and a few hours later registration was […]