New York City Marathon

4 Things women can learn from the winner of the NYC Marathon

The first American woman to win the race in 40 years might just be your new role model, even if you're not a runner.<p>Before she crossed the finish …

Fitness

Study shows new Nike shoe reduces energetic cost of running by 4 percent

PORTLAND, Ore. – Nike’s new Zoom Vaporfly 4% running shoe earned its name, according to a study from researchers at the University of Colorado.<p>The …

Portland, OR

Zane Sparke: colours of Indigenous resilience at the New York marathon

Tens of thousands of people are taking part in the 47th annual New York City marathon today. Among them there is a squad of 11 Indigenous runners who …

Australian Universities

A Movie (from us). My Favorites and YOU Are Amazing!

No Comments November 17, 2017<p>A Thursday run with Andrew went down in 52 degree weather which felt perfect (didn’t need the gloves but I like toasty …

Marathons

What Happens to the Tons of Discarded Clothing at the NYC Marathon?

It’s a massive amount of stuff, and since 2012, race organizer New York Road Runners has partnered with Goodwill Industries of New York and New Jersey to collect these cast-offs, which are then distributed and treated as donations to the nonprofit agency’s stores. According to Goodwill, this year’s …

Recycling

Four Tools Used By Tremendous Competitors

by Brian Cain<p>This past weekend I was in New York City working with some of the MMA fighters competing in UFC 217 St-Pierre vs. Bisping and to …

Marathons

Who's got the best athleticism? WTA stars have their say

It's not all about offense - and the WTA's stars in Singapore are also some of the quickest defenders in the game.<p>Which WTA player is the most …

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The Best Gifts For Fitness Buffs

It’s never been easier to get fit, and we’re not just saying it either. Whether you’re trying to get in a light run in the morning, or looking to up …

Wellness

The New York City Marathon, 2017

An Analysis of Participation & Performance at the 2017 New York City Marathon.<p>TLDR;<p>We examine the race records of more than 50,000 runners from the …

Marathons

2017 TCS NYC Marathon, Women Winners' Press Conference (Shalane Flanagan, Mary Keitany, Allie Kiefer)

<b>Shalane Flanagan, photo by PhotoRun.net</b><p>The New York City marathon was pretty amazing this year. Shalane Flanagan's win over Mary Keitany was a …

Athletics

WFAN Introduces New Hosts

<b>WFAN Introduces New HostsWFAN Hosts</b><p><b>WFAN Introduces New Hosts'Boomer & Gio' Hosts</b><p><b>WFAN Introduces New HostsWFAN Personalities</b><p><b>WFAN Introduces New</b> …

Marathons

Kamworor eyes Valencia crown

After the New York Marathon feat last 10 says ago, Geoffrey Kamworor has turned his focus on his third World Half Marathon title at next year’s event …

Athletics

The Real-Life Diet of Meb Keflezighi, Who Has Eaten the Same Pre-Marathon Meal for 25 Years

The Olympic medalist and New York City champion talks diet, race prep, and pain. (Mostly pain.)<p>There is probably no active American distance runner quite as famous as Meb Keflezighi, who has enjoyed one of those careers made up of neat narrative arcs that function sort of like episodes in a …

Marathons

12 of the hardest-working sneakers for every type of runner

It can <i></i>be daunting to choose from the myriad shoe options available to runners these days. But there are a few helpful pro tips that’ll make it easier …

Lifestyle

9 Things No One Tells You About Running a Marathon Post-Baby

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p><i>This guest post comes</i> <i>from Daily Burn 365 trainer, running coach and three-time marathoner Cheri</i> …

Health

Cheers! 100 Miles and a Couple of Beers Later, a World Record

As for fueling, Herron dutifully ingested two gels per hour and sipped on her sports drink throughout the race. But after so many hours of sugar, she decided to get creative during the last 20 miles.<p>“I drank a beer and a half and it helped settle my gut,” she said. “I think you gotta treat yourself …

Fitness

Shalane Flanagan has been going to races since she was literally in diapers

Shalane Flanagan is the woman to look up to at the moment – and for good reason.<p>The runner last weekend ended a 40-year dry spell for American women …

Running

The secret to success is mastering two skills, according to the first American woman to win the NYC marathon in 40 years

• <b>Shalane Flanagan is the first American woman to have won the New York City Marathon in 40 years.</b>• <b><br>Last winter, she suffered a stress fracture in her back, and she hadn't run a marathon in over a year.</b>• <b><br>She attributes this win to patience and a lot of hard work.</b><p>On Sunday, Shalane Flanagan did what no …

Marathons

The need-to-know refueling rules for runners

Runners have long been trained to view carbs as the perfect recovery fuel. (Remember those team spaghetti dinners in high school?) But now that your …

Lifestyle

Behind the Scenes – Of the NYC Marathon

From Marcus Garvey Park to Verrazano Bridge, see how the buzz of the marathon affects the city.<p>by Ben Jay × November 6, 2017 × 0 comments<p>New York …

Marathons

Get to Know Shalane Flanagan, the Female Runner Who Made History at the NYC Marathon

Shalane Flanagan is a star athlete with an Olympic medal and three American world records under her belt, but as of last weekend, she’s also the …

Marathons

I Want to Wear This Hanes Sweatshirt All Winter Long

Do you follow Karla Welch on Instagram? If you do, you'd know that she is, as I've told my sister no less than three times in the last two days, the truth. She styles Sarah Paulson, Ruth Negga, Tracee Ellis Ross, Justin Bieber, and a boat load of other celebrities, is vocal (and frankly DGAF) about …

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I was the last runner to finish the NYC Marathon

One New Yorker took her lateness habit to a whole new level last Sunday. She was the final timed finisher in Sunday’s New York City Marathon.<p>Crossing …

New York City

10 Things You Don't Expect About Running a Marathon

Full crazy.<p>November 11, 2017<p>I recently ran my first marathon. Yes, this does mean that I'm at least a bit crazy and yes, I'll probably eventually do …

Marathons

Bharat Kaushal: Running taught me to challenge myself and follow my passion

Bharat Kaushal. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<p>As a child, Bharat Kaushal was always active. As a student at Delhi’s Modern School and St Stephen’s College, …

Leadership

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1 of 102<p>GROUP HUG<p>Jamie Foxx meets with his sister DeOndra Dixon, Global Down Syndrome Foundation President Michelle Sie Whitten as well as this …

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Giant Drug Busts, Bomb Hoaxes, American Heroes: Top 10 MA Stories

See the top 10 stories of the week across the Massachusetts Patch network.<p>New mayors were elected across the state Tuesday, Shalane Flanagan — the …

Kevin Spacey

How the ‘Shalane Flanagan Effect’ Works

When Shalane Flanagan won the New York City Marathon last week, her victory was about more than just an athletic achievement. Of course, it’s a remarkable one: She’s the first American woman to win in 40 years, and she did so in a blistering 2 hours 26 minutes.<p>But perhaps Flanagan’s bigger …

Fitness

Is this woman the new big-deal runner on the scene?

Women are celebrating a great moment in the running scene right now.<p>In the wake of Shalane Flanagan’s smashing performance in New York City, another …

Running

Blind man runs New York Marathon, guided by technology (video)

<b>Simon Wheatcroft</b> previously ran several marathons. Even attempted a 150-mile ultra marathon in the Sahara Desert.<p>But this one was different. Last …

Olympics