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Meb Keflezighi Enters USA Cross Country Championships

2004 Olympic men’s marathon silver medalist Meb Keflezighi has entered the USA Cross Country Championships, USA Track & Field announced Tuesday.  A two-time champion in the 12 km, Keflezighi will be making his first appearance at the USA Cross Country Championships since 2003. Also on Tuesday, USATF announced that two-time Olympian and defending champion Dathan […]

Defending Champions Will Return To Boston Marathon In 2009

Four-time champion Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya and women’s winner Dire Tune of Ethiopia will both return for the 113th running of the race on April 20. “Boston is one of my favorite races, and I am training as hard as I can to try to win for the fifth time if possible and run […]

Ritzenhein, Brown Enter USA Cross Country Championships

Two-time Olympian Dathan Ritzenhein (Eugene, Ore.) and top U.S. finisher at last year’s World Cross Country Championships Emily Brown (Minneapolis, Minn.), have entered the 2009 USA Cross Country Championships, USA Track & Field announced Thursday.  The championships will be hosted by the Montgomery Country Road Runners Club at the Agriculture Farm Park in Derwood, Maryland […]

Josh Cox Sets American 50K Record In Arizona

Over eight years after setting a marathon PR of 2:13:55 in Chicago, American Josh Cox set a new USA Track & Field record for 50 kilometers. With an official time of 2:47:17, Cox bettered the previous 50K record by over four minutes set in 2002 by Alex Tilson. “My legs felt fine, but I was […]

Keflezighi, Lewy-Boulet Take First U.S. Titles Of 2009 And USA Half Marathon Championships

Olympic Silver medalist Meb Keflezighi (San Diego, Calif.) made an early move to stake his claim on the men’s title Sunday at the USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston, Texas, running 1:01:25 for his first U.S. half-marathon championship.  2008 U.S. Olympic marathoner Magdalena Lewy-Boulet won her first ever U.S. championship in 1:11:47. The championships were […]

A Year In The Life

You Can’t Truly Succeed Without Making Some Mistakes Along The Way. By John Bingham The late George Sheehan wrote that we are each an experiment of one. Considering how much experimenting I did in my 20s and 30s, I must have agreed. I doubt, though, that what I was experimenting with would have pleased Dr. […]

Your Endurance Toolbox

The saying that knowledge is power is at its truest in endurance sport training. No longer is it just about the simple act of movement and feel; we now have the tools to retrieve and analyze every finite aspect of our training and racing experiences. Here are four new products that crunch your numbers for […]

High Altitude Preparation

From Sir Edmund Hillary to the weekend warrior, we are always pushing our own personal limits by going farther, faster and of course higher than we have ever been before. Our quest to challenge ourselves is what is so fulfilling when climbing a peak, running a marathon or sailing a long-distance regatta. With all these […]

50K World Record Attempt To Highlight P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

A record number of participants are expected in Phoenix for the start of the sixth annual P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on Sunday, January 18, 2009. Amongst the favorites to cross the line first will be defending champions Mike Aish of New Zealand and Ethiopia’s Adanech Zekiros, who will be hoping to make it […]