Sean McKeon

Merritt Tests Positive For Banned Substance

Olympic champion took male enhancement product that included DHEA. The 2008 Olympic 400m champion, LaShawn Merritt of the United States, has tested positive for the banned substance DHEA. Merritt reportedly had taken the male enhancement product ExtenZe which contains DHEA. Merritt says he did know that it contained the banned substance and was only using […]

London Spends Big Money To Fly In Elites

The cost was over £150,000. Virgin London Marathon race director Dave Bedford announced the event has spent over £150,000 to insure the elite field is able to make it to London regardless of European travel woes. Europe, and London in particular, has been virtually grounded due to the volcanic eruption in Iceland, causing many elites […]

Meb To Announce New Foundation

Foundation to promote healthy living. American Meb Keflezighi will be down in New York City to announce his new foundation known as the MEB Foundation. The MEB foundation will focus on promoting health, fitness and education in the United States and in Meb’s native country of Eritrea. Meb will be at RUN by Foot Locker […]

RunCenter: Boston Marathon Race Day

We were there at the 114th Boston Marathon to give you a recap of the race and post-race interviews with top Americans Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi and Paige Higgins.

RunCenter: Carlsbad 5000, Boston Preview

On this week’s edition of RunCenter we recap the 25th anniversary of the Carlsbad 5000. Matt Fitzgerald gives a look ahead at the upcoming 2010 Boston Marathon.

Lewy Boulet Named USATF Athlete Of The Week

INDIANAPOLIS – Magdalena Lewy Boulet has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after becoming the fourth-fastest American ever in the women’s marathon Sunday at the Rotterdam Marathon in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. A 2008 Olympian, Lewy Boulet finished second in the women’s race at the Rotterdam Marathon, crossing the line in a […]

Ndereba Discusses Her Withdrawal From Boston

Kenyan is a four-time champion. Catherine Ndereba of Kenya, a four-time Boston Marathon champion, withdrew from the race on April 9th. Ndereba was forced to pull out of the 114th running of the Boston Marathon due to an injury to her piriformis muscle. A documentary on Ndereba is being made by Philadelphia filmmaker Stefani Weiss. […]

Lel Pulls Out Of London Marathon Again

The Kenyan has won three London titles. Three-time Virgin London Marathon champion Martin Lel has been forced to withdraw for the second consecutive year. Lel said it is prolonged shin pain that has forced him to miss the 2010 race. Lel most recently won the 2010 Rock ‘n’ Roll Mardi Gras Half Marathon in New […]

Meb To Make Appearance At Pittsburgh Marathon

Pittsburgh, April 9, 2010 — Mebrahtom Keflezighi (pronounced Kef-lez-ghee), more commonly known as “Meb,”  has been described as “the top US distance runner” by USA Track & Field, and is featured on the cover of this month’s Runners World magazine. In late 2009, he competed against a field of the world’s finest, including American Ryan […]