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  • Sandi in Boston after the race
    Tucson runner grinds her way through the Boston Marathon despite injury
    Sandi Baird, a local runner and member of the running group “The Grinders” triumphed over adversity to run in the Boston Marathon. She has graciously allowed me to reproduce her inspiring story.Sandi’s journey to Boston began...
  • Hospital Hill Run
    Retired Greyhounds as Pets is charity partner of Hospital Hall Half Marathon
    Kansas City Retired Greyhounds as Pets is an all-volunteer 501c3 non-profit organization which began in 1990 with the mission of rescuing greyhounds from the racing industry and placing them in forever homes in the KC Metro area. Since it’s...
  • Cigar Snob magazine
    Cigar marathon comes to Phoenix
    Cigar Snob magazine is bringing the fifth edition of their cigar marathon to Phoenix on April 30th, giving cigar enthusiasts the chance to visit some of the Valley’s top shops while enjoying premium cigars from several leading manufacturers...
  • Running to the limit in the United States: Alaska
    Running to the limit in the United States: Alaska
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernNorth Carolina has its fair share of running events, from fun runs to marathons. From the Krispy Kreme Challenge to the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot races to the Raleigh, City of Oaks Marathon in November,...
  • Grete Waitz
    Marathon great Grete Waitz dies at 57
    Grete Waitz, a name well known to endurance athletes, passed away today at the age of 57 after a six-year battle with cancer.The Norwegian was one of the most dominant women in distance running from the late 70’s to the early 90’s....
  • Free State Trail Run
    Trail marathon and street 5k around Kansas City the weekend of 4/23/11
    Below is a list of endurance events around Kansas City this weekend, If you compete in any of the events, please fill out a short survey found HERE to recount your experience. Reviews of other events can be found HERE.FREE STATE TRAIL RUNWHEN :...
  • 2011 Boston Marathon.
    2011 Boston Marathon Results
    It is, by far, the most prestigious marathon in the world and today the race truly lived up to the hype.Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya won theBoston Marathon with a time of 2:03:01. This is the fastest marathon ever run. But, it won't be certified as...
  • Cherries
    Red Sox nutritionist says cherries are great for marathon runners
    Marathon runners are always looking for new and improved ways to prepare for and recover from their training and races. While it’s a bit too late to change things around for Monday’s Boston Marathon, Tara Mardigan,the nutritionist for...
  • Daniel Craig runs the 2010 Eisenhower Marathon
    Hot humid conditions make for tough running conditions at Eisenhower Marathon
    Weather conditions in Abilene Kansas were less than ideal for 725 runners who finished either the 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon on Saturday April 9 2011. At 7am when the marathon and half marathon took off from the Eisenhower Presidential...
  • Glady Burrill
    Gladys Burrill earns Guinness Record for running marathon
    An Oregon woman was presented a Guinness World Record yesterday in recognition for being the oldest woman ever to finish a marathon.Gladys Burrill, 92 years and 19 days, finished the Honolulu Marathonin9 hours 53 minutes and 16 seconds,on December...
  • Dumping the detritus of the mind
    Dumping the detritus of the mind
    Typically, when I run around Garner and my neighborhood, I know where I am going and I have a pace in mind. And since I don’t typically enjoy running cul-de-sacs, I keep to the open road and neighborhoods with loops. Today, however, I set...
  • Butterfield8
    TCM to honor Elizabeth Taylor with marathon in April
    TCM (Turner Classic Movies) will honor the late Elizabeth Taylor, April 10th, by having an all day long movie marathon. The only film missing is "Cleopatra" in which Taylor demanded a then unheard of one-million dollars for her role as...
  • My Run: The Terry Hitchcock Story
    'My Run: The Terry Hitchcock Story' movie showing one night, March 31
    Running one marathon is challenge enough for most people, but for one man it seemed too pedestrian.Here's your chance to see the story of 57-year-old runner Terry Hitchcock who ran 75 marathons in 75 consecutive days, from his home in St. Paul...
  • runner crossing finish line
    Countdown to race day: How to prepare in the week before your race
    Follow this five-day countdown to prepare in the last week before your race. DC plays host to tons of races throughout the year -- from the National Marathon to Cherry Blossom to Marine Corps, there is always a race going on.You've been doing...
  • 2011 Honda Los Angeles Marathon results.
    Results: 2011 Los Angeles Marathon
    The 2011 Honda Los Angeles marathon began under cloudy skies with the clouds eventually opening up as the marathon got underway, making for a wet day for the runners.But the weather did not slow down the elite runners by any means.With over $100...