Marathons

The Nike Vaporfly 4% May Make You Faster. But I Don’t Have to Like That

Plus, multiple ways you can get faster without spending $250 on shoes.<p>I have not run in the heralded Nike Vaporfly 4% shoes, but maybe I should based on fascinating data from a recent <i>New York Times</i> report that shows this is one shoe that seems to live up to its claim of making you a faster …

Running

Yes, Nike’s $250 Vaporfly shoes really can make you faster

Last year Nike released the Vaporfly 4%, a shoe that could, in theory, make you 4% faster thanks to its magical, proprietary sole technology. A 4% boost is more significant than it sounds: Such a bump would, in theory, be enough to help a runner break the mythical two-hour marathon barrier for the …

Carbon Fiber

Problems with fire sprinklers close Marathon hospital. It's the only ER in Middle Keys

Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon was shut down earlier this week because of problems the city’s fire marshal found with the fire sprinklers …

Portable

Why Colleen Quigley Wants You to Braid Your Hair Every Friday

There’s something really meaningful behind #fastbraidfriday.<p>Every time Colleen Quigley steps on the starting line, her hair is woven into a braid. The hairstyle is part of her uniform, worn during a race when she shows her speed and strength on the track.<p>But for Quigley, it’s more than just a …

Athletics

Taking Training On The Road

In a new city and short on space? Try these coach-approved workouts that can be done on the road.The post Taking Training On The Road appeared first …

Running

The best running tech for your first Ultra Marathon

It used to be that anyone running a marathon was a fitness god. These days there are increasing numbers of us wanting to push beyond that.<p>Ultra …

Ultramarathons

Inaugural Edmonton 10K features top distance runners in the country

Reid Coolsaet is feeling strong coming off his ninth-place finish at the Boston Marathon in April, which is not good news for the rest of the field …

Running

Deng breaks Australian 800m record

Former refugee Joseph Deng has smashed the 50-year-old Australian 800m record at the Diamond League athletics meet in Monaco.<p>The 20-year-old Deng …

Athletics

Courtney Frerichs Sets American Steeplechase Record

The world record was also set by eight seconds during the race in Monaco.<p>Courtney Frerichs, a 2016 Olympian and 2017 world championships silver medalist, had the performance of her young career on Friday in Monaco, finishing in 9:00.85 to set the 3,000-meter steeplechase American record.<p>“I was …

Steeplechase (Horse Racing)

Beatrice Chepkoech smashes steeplechase world record

Diamond League<p>by Steve Smythe<p>Kenyan clocks 8:44 on an incredible evening of action in Monaco<p>The IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco started …

Athletics

Everything You Need in Your Summer Running Kit, According to ELLE.com's Most Avid Runners

Whether you're an expert marathon runner or someone who simply likes to jog with friends, running outside during the summer can be tough. The heat! The humidity! The dehydration! So many things can deter you from pounding the pavement (trails, paths, sand) when the temperature is 60 degrees or …

Fashion

Jamie Lee Curtis talks her scream-queen requiem in Halloween — and cries like a baby

For horror hounds, there might not be a more anticipated event this fall than the big-screen return of Michael Myers in <i>Halloween.</i><p>At Comic-Con Friday, …

Jamie Lee Curtis

'Tiger 10K' to be Held Dec. 2; Register July 23

<b>Second-annual event includes 5k, 10k and kid’s mile races finishing in the shadows of Tiger Stadium</b><p>BATON ROUGE -- LSU Athletics, in conjunction with …

Student Athletes

How afraid should Americans be right now? | Opinion

Should we Americans be afraid nowadays, more afraid than 10 or 30 years ago? The short answer is yes, but a short answer to a complex question isn’t …

Political Science

How Search Firms Can Team With Businesses To Compete In The Race For Diversity

Diversity and inclusion have long been matters about which corporate America voices good intentions, but has stalled when it comes to implementing them. I have often wondered what the executive search industry can do to shake things up. A few recent events have convinced me that, in fact, search …

Boston Marathon

You Can Actually Afford Kate Middleton's Favorite Shoe Brands

There are so many reasons why the average, non-royal mom can relate to Kate Middleton: She gives her kids the "just wait until we get home" stare …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Kenyan Beatrice Chepkoech sets new steeplechase world record

MONACO – Kenyan Beatrice Chepkoech set a new 3000m steeplechase world record at Friday's Diamond League meet in Monaco.Chepkoech, 27, ran 8min …

IAAF Diamond League

What’s SUP? Paddling and battling for the fun of it

Paddle boarding began as a casual pastime, perfect for athletes looking for a scenic, low-impact workout. Then things got competitive.

New England

Wollongong musician Scott Burford completes 125-hour guitar marathon in world record attempt

A musician from Wollongong, New South Wales, may soon have his name in the world record books after completing a 125-hour guitar-playing …

Entertainment (Australia)

Colin Fewer still looking to run his best Tely 10

He’s won the old race more than anyone else in its 90 years, and can boast seven of the top 25 all-time Tely 10 times that have been clocked over the …

Running

Life Lessons Learned By Running Against a Headwind

Before I head outthe door on any run, I check the weather. Not to see how hot or cold it is, but to find out how hard the wind is blowing. Outside my home on the high plains of western Nebraska, it regularly hits over 20 mph. Wind affects my runs more than any other variable.<p>For the first decade …

Running

John Kear invites Robert Elstone to Bradford to see value of life outside Super League

Bradford coach John Kear has offered to buy new Super League chief executive Robert Elstone a ticket for Sunday’s crunch clash with York - to see the …

Sport (UK)

Missoula Marathon wins; Justice Andersen report; lemonade stand support; meth, heroin cases up; focus on workforce

Miles of <b>huckleberry</b>-paved roads to all the organizers, volunteers, participants and supporters of the Missoula Marathon who helped make last …

Montana

In ‘Don’t Worry,’ Joaquin Phoenix is the Stormy Center of a Conventional Narrative

In the middle of a desert plain, a sheriff and his deputy stand stock still on horseback. An empty wheelchair sits immobile in front of them. Wearing …

Amazon Studios

Orá Trattorizza debuts in Copley Square this weekend

<i>For an essential guide to the city, sign up for How to Boston, Boston.com’s weekly culture and lifestyle newsletter.</i><p>“Any day now,” said Josephine …

Boston

An Excerpt From Masha Gessen’s New Book On The Tsarnaev Brothers

Over at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus, just about every television set had been on for three straight days. Sixty miles’ distance …

Boston Marathon

Athletics Integrity Unit reveals more than 100 athletes face doping disciplinary proceedings

Featured<p>Olympic champion Ruth Jebet is among those named as new transparency measures are unveiled<p>Steeplechase world record-holder and Olympic …

Athletics

Personal bests all around for track athletes

It’s easy to forget that softball, tennis and golf aren’t the only outdoor sports happening right now involving Yellowknife’s best athletes. It’s …

Northern Canada

Jennie Finch, Victoria Arlen and Laurie Hernandez Headline “Empowering Girls for Life” at Rosemont Horizon, August 10-12

Softball legend Jennie Finch, ESPN broadcaster Victoria Arlen, and Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez will headline the "Empowering Girls for …

Dancing with the Stars

Events

19/08/2018 | Athletics Australia<p>The Sunshine Coast will welcome athletes competing across 21.1km, as the Half Marathon Championship desends on the …

Athletics