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April 3, 2017

The epic, sad conclusion to the 2017 Barkley Marathons

Inside the epic and sad conclusion to the 2017 Barkley Marathons. John Kelly becomes the 15th finisher. Gary Robbins misses the cut-off by six seconds.

March 28, 2017

Examining the U.S. outdoor track record books before the start of the season

This week, we’ll take a look at records and which ones we believe could be broken in the 2017 outdoor track season.

March 28, 2017

Kampala 2017 World XC Championships: Aidan Reed reflects on his Team USA debut

Aidan Reed, a freshman at Southern Utah, reflects on wearing the Team USA kit for the first time and competing at the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships.

March 22, 2017

The top 50 songs with “Running” or “Run” in the title

As part of Music Week on Citius Mag, we ranked and compiled the definitive list of the best songs with “run” or “running” in the title.

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March 20, 2017

Re-visiting Carl Lewis’ National Anthem mishap

Carl Lewis is an legend but others just know him as one of the worst national anthem performers in history. Look back at the performance and what happened.

March 18, 2017

2017 World Championships to be held in Jamaica…sorta

Why go to London when you can watch all the sport’s biggest stars in Jamaica in June.

March 14, 2017

Cartoon short: “New Shoes” by Scott Allison

Loyal reader Scott Allison sent along a cartoon strip as we welcome all sorts of reader submissions at Citius Mag. Shoot us an email.

March 14, 2017

Watch: Ahmed Bile vlogs life in Doha, training with Jama Aden

Catch up on Ahmed Bile’s vlog as he chronicles life in the desert of Doha and training with coach Jama Aden. Bile was an accomplished runner at Georgetown.

March 13, 2017

Footrace Fever: Olympic Races Regional Breakdown (Voting)

Enter the Footrace Fever Bracket Challenge and help us determine what is the greatest race ever. Vote now for your favorite Olympic races.

March 10, 2017

Malcolm’s Picks (Episode 2): 2017 NCAA Indoor Track and Field

Malcolm the Cat predicts whether Edward Cheserek will be able to pull off the triple at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track Championships.

March 8, 2017

Wake up to Sheila Reid vs. Jordan Hasay in the 2011 NCAA Indoor 3,000m

Jordan Hasay won the mile. Sheila Reid out-kicked her as the anchor leg of the DMR. The women’s 3,000 at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships was there to settle the score.

You can watch the race above but the final 800 meters are the best.

“Fantastic last lap for this tiny stick of dynamite from the University of Oregon.” Never change, Larry Rawson.

March 4, 2017

USATF Indoor crowns several first-time national title holders with Shelby Houlihan, Paul Chelimo

The 2017 U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships crowned several first-time winners on Day 2. Shelby Houlihan won the mile. Paul Chelimo won the two-mile. The 300s saw records fall.

March 4, 2017

Sammy Watson sets new U.S. High School record in the 1,000m

A brilliant indoor season continues for Sammy Watson of Rush-Henrietta High School as the senior ran 2:43.18 to set a new U.S. high school record and advance to the 1,000 meter finals.

The previous record was held by Sarah Bowman 2:43.40 in February 2005.

Back in 2014, a 17-year-old Mary Cain clocked a 2:35.80 but was a professional with Nike at the time so it is not listed as a U.S. high school record.

Watson’s time was the fifth fastest of the day.

If you’re keeping up with Watson’s indoor campaign, she’s set high school indoor records in the 600m (1:27.13), 800m (2:01.78) and now 1,000m.

March 2, 2017

2017 USATF Indoor Championships: Distance previews

The 2017 USATF Indoor Championships are upon us. We preview all of the major distance races and share our predictions. We will be live from Albuquerque.

March 2, 2017

Malcolm’s Choice: Episode 1 – Predicting USA Indoor Championships

Malcolm the Cat makes his fearless feline forecasts for the U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships.

March 1, 2017

Introducing Malcolm’s Choice!

Meet Malcolm, a three-year-old bombay who resides in central Indiana, and enjoys being taken for walks. He’s going to predict all the big races ahead of major track meets.

March 1, 2017

Wake up to young Nick Symmonds winning at 2007 USA Indoors

Watch a young Nick Symmonds start to emerge as one of the United States’ rising middle distance stars as he wins the 2007 U.S. Indoor Championships 800 meter final.

February 25, 2017

2017 Tokyo Marathon: Wilson Kipsang misses world record (splits, results, notes)

Wilson Kipsang missed the world record in his 2:03:58 win in Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon.

February 25, 2017

Why I love Heps: Former Ivy League athletes share stories

Former Ivy League track and field athletes share their memories from competing at the Ivy league championships. Welcome to the Heps.

February 25, 2017

What we learned about Alberto Salazar, alleged drug infusions and an email to Lance Armstrong

What we learned from the Sunday Times report that says Alberto Salazar used prescription drugs to boost athlete performance. Mo Farah mentioned in the report.

February 24, 2017

Harvard’s Heps hype video will make you want to run through a brick wall

Heps is a big deal for those in the Ivy league. We’ve explained why but get a real feel for why it matters with a new hype video from Harvard.

February 23, 2017

Wake up to Rosie Ruiz winning the Boston Marathon and not breaking a sweat

Everyone’s talking about marathon cheater so let’s look back at Rosie Ruiz and the Boston Marathon.

February 22, 2017

Tell a sad story using only three words: Running tales

Tell a sad running story using only three words. Here are 20 by our staff.

February 22, 2017

Wake up to a Galen Rupp look-alike performing on-stage with Bruce Springsteen

Did a Galen Rupp look-alike take the stage with Bruce Springsteen in Australia last week?

February 21, 2017

Shalane Flanagan out of 2017 Boston Marathon due to back fracture: Some quick thoughts

Shalane Flanagan will miss the 2017 Boston Marathon due to a back injury. The four-time Olympian remains the fastest American woman to run Boston.

February 21, 2017

WATCH: This may be the Hurdle Fail of the Year

Hurdle fail videos never get old. The worst crash of 2017 may have happened in this video from Northern Iowa.

February 15, 2017

Wake up to Marty Liquori’s mile at the 1973 AAU Championships at MSG

Never beaten at the Garden, Marty Liquori was challenged in one of his sub-four mile attempts.

February 14, 2017

Haiku dump: A very running valentine’s

Admit it. One of the perks of running is the freedom to go anywhere you want.

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