We’ve reached a sort of News Singularity, where a major story breaks every hour. Paul Ryan’s marathon lie helped contribute to our current reality.
If we’re to believe the veracity of various municipalities’ slogans, then we must accept the following to be true. Eugene, Oregon is “Track Town, USA.” Sacramento, California, is “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital.” And slogan-less Walnut, California, has nothing redeeming about it. These three […]
In a potentially recurring web series, an unnamed protagonist offers helpful pointers on how to do better at running! Let us know what you think of what is likely the first ever running-focused internet cartoon! — [email protected] | [email protected]
Folks, this one goes out to the kids from the Not East Coast who maybe have wound up on the East Coast for their continued education, and who are also pursuing collegiate distance running while there. There will come a […]
Sub-4 has been done before, but not by the men vying for it tonight at the Schrader Mile. Watch a grassroots attempt at taking down a historic barrier.
Before there was the controversy surrounding Nike’s Zoom Vaporfly Elite, there was Spira, an upstart shoe brand attempting to stir up some of its own.
Nike’s Sub-2 Project: Managing the Hype Some weather-dependent day this weekend, the triumvirate of Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa, and Zersenay Tadese will line up in Monza, Italy, to complete just shy of 18 trips around the town’s 1.5 mile long Formula One track. […]
The 2017 Payton Jordan entries have formally been released, and they’re SOLID. Centro and Willis square off over 5,000m. And a slew of women could break 2.
You thought we were done with weeks organized thematically? You thought wrong. This week we’ll focus on the IAAF World Relays and the 2017 London Marathon.
“I don’t know, fuck up some smart kids?”: Our Boston Recap The 2017 Boston Marathon won’t be entombed in the annals of history as the fastest, most dramatic, or as a pithy title like “The Duel in the Sun.” But […]
In the field of running punditry, there are those who maintain a strict journalistic ethos, and then there are the bloggers who use phrases like “fearless forecasting.” The former’s race previews will be full of nuance and a “let’s look […]
We read through an 1897 newspaper article about the first ever Boston Marathon (and added our own thoughts to it) so you don’t have to.
Take a walk in my shoes. My shoes are beat-to-shit HOKA Clifton 2s, and they are taking you down the steps of the Nostrand Avenue stop for the A and C trains in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. In my shoes you walk […]
Rarely do runners find themselves in the headlines of non-running-centric journalistic outlets. That’s just the way it is, and unless you discover a dead body during your morning run, help a wobbly-kneed competitor across the finish line at a local […]
Galen Rupp and Jordan Hasay head to Prague this weekend, to compete in a traditionally very quick half marathon, and try to each break a decade old AR.