Marathons

What Defines the Ultimate Limits of Your Endurance?

A new book explores the science of extreme endurance, and finds that both mind and muscle matter.<p>I’ll be getting up very, very early this Sunday, to watch one of the most highly anticipated marathons in recent memory. Eliud Kipchoge—he of the mind-blowing 2:00:25 marathon in Nike’s …

Running

Eliud Kipchoge Marathon Maestro

19 Sep 2017<p><i>On Sunday (24th September), marathon maestro Eliud Kipchoge aims for the one major achievement missing from his CV – the official world</i> …

Athletics

Become A More Confident Runner With These 4 Tips

Maybe there are people who are “born with it”: that perfect trifecta of total running confidence, ability and passion for the sport. But I doubt it. …

Running

Club & Championship entries for 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

13.Sep.2017Club & Championship entries for 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon<p>Clubs affiliated with England Athletics will be able to apply for club …

British Athletics

2017 HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 14, Day 2, it's Tempo Tuesday

Tempo runs are a great way to fine tune your racing and help you run faster. They are also team buiding exercises.<b>Scott Fauble, photo by</b> …

Running

Runner collapses short of finish, rolls, then crawls, to a Boston qualifier

She was metres, and tens of seconds, away from a Boston Marathon qualifying time when her legs gave out.<p>Determined to reach the finish line of the …

Running

Cape Town Marathon can become a mega-event

The dust has started to settle on another succesful Cape Town Marathon, but anticipation is already building to ensure an even better event in 2018.

Sport (South Africa)

Ethiopian excellence to continue at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

By Paul Gains<p>Sendafa is a small town 40 kilometres north east of the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. On any given morning, as the sun rises above …

Triathlons

Breaking2 Breaks Out To TV

Behind-The-Scenes Breaking2 Story<br>Is Breaking Out To TV This Week<p><b>by Rich Sands</b><p>On paper, Nike's ambitious attempt to create history's first sub-2-hour …

Athletics

Kenya: Kipyego in Course Record Win in Czech Republic

Barselius Kipyego wins the Usti Nad Labem Half Marathon.<p>Kenyan athletes recorded mixed results in road races across the world over the …

Olympics

What a sleep expert wants runners to know about jet lag ahead of race day

Road racing season has arrived and for many runners, that means the flights are booked and the travel plans are set. While we runners pour all kinds …

Running

The Other Boston Marathon: Around Fenway Park—116 Times!

Race director Dave McGillivray’s crew had measured the course using the tangents of the warning track. On race day they were informed by the Red Sox grounds crew that runners would only be allowed within a few feet of the edge of the grass. This added dozens of extra feet to each of the race’s …

Fitness

The curious case of cheating at the Mexico City Marathon

As we reported late last week, 5,806 participants in the 2017 Mexico City Marathon were officially disqualified after an analysis of the results …

Running

How to live stream the 2017 Berlin Marathon

Photo: SCC EVENTS/Camera4.<p>The fastest marathon in the world goes off on Sunday in the German capital.<p>Beginning at 3:15 a.m. EDT, the Berlin Marathon, …

Running

How Becoming A Foster Parent Changed My Running

Learning To Run As A New ParentTwo weeks ago, my husband and I officially became foster parents. We accepted our first placement, a 5-year-old boy, …

Running

Breaking2 Is Coming To National Geographic

In case you missed the highly hyped action in Monza, Italy, this past May, <b>Breaking2 from Nike</b> will be available tomorrow night, Sept. 20, on National …

Running

Things Runners Need To Pay Attention To During A Natural Disaster

<i>“A couple of weeks ago, we woke up to ash on our patio furniture and cars—which was crazy!” recalled Natalie Mitchell, who lives in Southern</i> …

Running

Marathoner collapses 11 metres from finish, rolls to qualify for Boston Marathon

When Devon Bieling’s legs gave way under her just 11 metres from the finish line at the Tunnel Vision Marathon in North Bend, Wash. last month, she …

Canadian News

Severe weather creates chaos at Copenhagen Half-Marathon

The severe weather conditions from the Copenhagen Half-Marathon in Denmark was the scene from a runners’ nightmare.<p>The popular event featuring more …

Running

Man Sets Crazy Fast Marathon Record in a Three-Piece Suit

He averaged 6:16 per mile—while wearing wool.<p>The Guinness World Record for fastest marathon in a suit now belongs to Matthew Whitaker, a 25-year-old lawyer from North Bondi, Australia, who ran 2:44:28 at the Sydney Marathon on Sunday.<p>Whitaker averaged 6:16 pace while wearing a three-piece wool …

Suits

'I Can Do Whatever I Want': Behind the Chaos at the Mexico City Marathon

Why did 5,800 runners cut the course? Reasons range from Gatorade to collectible medals to social-media likes—and some people are fed up<p>Right from the starting line, there was chaos. It's typical, at a major city marathon, for tens of thousands of runners to squeeze into the corrals, but at the …

Fitness

Over 5,000 Runners Disqualified From The Mexico City Marathon

<i>Photo: maratoncdmx.com</i><p>Last month over 29,000 runners crossed the start line of the Mexico City Marathon and, in an unbelievable turn of events, 5,806 …

Fitness

An Essay To Running From A Very Injured Runner

Running Is HardMoving my body through the great outdoors makes me happy. Running, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, whatever it takes to keep it …

Running

How to run your first half marathon

Neha Menon (in white T-shirt) trains with her group, Himalayans, in Delhi. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<p>India’s running calendar is increasingly becoming …

Running

Trengove and Robinson rule the road as Makda and Edmonds take marathon title

<b>Australian Road Running Championships</b><p>Less than two months after her ninth-place performance in the marathon at the IAAF World Championships in …

Sport (Australia)

How to watch Berlin Marathon world-record attempt

The 26.2-mile world record could fall at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, live on NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold.<p>The NBC Sports Gold stream starts at 2:30 …

Olympics

Galen Rupp Dominates At Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half

Photo: Courtesy of Rock 'n' Roll Marathon SeriesThe downtown streets of Philadelphia and scenic park setting along the Schuykill River proved no …

9 Wine 5Ks That Make Running Seem Like An Actually Enjoyable Way To Exercise

Will run for rose.<p>Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or would rather save your running for chasing down a food truck, motivating yourself to …

Food

How was your weekend running?

Racing, claiming piles of medals or running in circles for half the weekend? As always, come and share your weekend experiences below the line<p>Well that was a busy weekend! Five races, five medals and only one lot of tears. I spent most of Saturday and Sunday in sunny south-west London, for the …

Running

Freak weather cuts short Copenhagen half marathon

The weather, which was fine and sunny at the start of the event, caused chaos at Sunday’s Copenhagen Half Marathon.<p>The majority of runners had …

Running