adidas Grand Prix: Ticket Sales ahead of schedule, note by Larry Eder

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Bernard Lagat, World Indoor Champion, 2010 WIC, 3,000 meters, photo by PhotoRun.net.

The 2010 adidas grand prix will be the starting point of the ambitious 2010 Diamond League meetings. And the series will put the sport's best foot forward! On April 1, it was announced that World Indoor Champs Bernard Lagat (3,000 meters) and Jessica Ennis (pentathlon), will be joining the elite fields in New York on June 12, 2010....

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Jessica Ennis, World Champion, 2010 WIC, heptathlon, photo by PhotoRun.net.

In a telephone conversation with Rich Kenah, partner of Mark Wetmore at Global Athletics & Marketing, the meet managers for the 2010 adidas Grand Prix, lots of progress was noted. Mr. Kenah reminded us of the excitement of Usain Bolt running in the U.S., the strong ticket sales for the adidas Grand Prix, where nearly half of all tickets have been sold for the meet (at this time last year, they were just beginning sales). Option-it, the option sports ticket agency, has surpassed its' sales goals for the meeting already!

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Usain Bolt, WC 2009, Berlin, semi-finals, 200 meters, photo by PhotoRun.net.

Watch for more announcements on top athletes over the next few weeks and do not forget to purchase your tickets NOW!

For more on the release, please click on http://www.runningnetwork.com/RNW/index.php/news/track-a-field/737-world-champions-bernard-lagat-jessica-ennis-to-added-to-adidas-grand-prix

For more on the adidas grand prix, please check http://www.adidasgrandprix.com

For more on the sport, please click on www.runningnetwork.com

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