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5 months ago

Missing the Olympics? “The Distance” to the Rescue

Every runner will appreciate this riveting story of dedication and passion that follows Naoko Takashi and the Japanese people to Olympic gold in the marathon.

6 months ago

That Moment: 10 Best Running Memories from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics

A few of our favorite moments from the Tokyo Games that inspired us for their demonstration of courage, commitment, passion and excellence.

6 months ago

Kipchoge Wins the Olympic Marathon in Dominating Performance

Kipchoge demonstrates his marathon reign continues with a commanding, seemingly effortless victory in Sapporo.

6 months ago

Who and What to Watch in the Men’s Olympic Marathon

The world's fastest marathoner — Eliud Kipchoge — is the odds-on Olympic favorite, but can he handle the heat?

6 months ago

Sifan Hassan Joins a Select Group of Historic Multi-Medalists

With medals in the 10,000m, 5,000m and 1500m at the same Olympics, Hassan steps onto a special podium with a select few who secured memorable distance triples and doubles.

6 months ago

Why it is Worth Getting Up Early to Watch Track on Saturday Morning

Two amazing distance races. Powerful runners with strides like poetry. Heroes and legends to be made. That's worth a 4:30 wake up.

6 months ago

The Tokyo Olympics Put Climate Change on Display

With temperatures rising, will Olympic organizers be able to reasonably keep athletes safe in future Summer Games?

6 months ago

Who and What to Watch in the Women’s Olympic 10,000m

The Tokyo Games will play host to one of the greatest 10,000m show-downs in Olympic history, with the two fastest female athletes of all time squaring off, and Sifan Hassan going for history.

6 months ago

1500m Showdown: Hassan vs. Kipyegon vs. Muir — Plus Purrier St. Pierre?

Tomorrow the stage is set for a dramatic showdown between the mid-distance stars of three nations: The Netherlands, Kenya, and Great Britain — with a new American challenger. Here’s how they stack up against each other.

6 months ago

Glimpses of the U.S. Marathoners’ Travel and Training in Japan

We get a picture of U.S. Olympic marathoners last week before the race in Japan by following (stalking?) them on social media.

6 months ago

Who and What to Watch in the Men’s Olympic 5000m Final

A likely tactical race will leave the men's Olympic 5000m open to a strong kicker from anywhere.

6 months ago

Who and What to Watch in the 1500m Finals

When it comes to the 1500m races in Tokyo, nothing less than two gold medals will suffice for Kenya given the world-leading ability of their stars: Faith Kipyegon and Timothy Cheruiyot. After commanding performances at the Monaco Diamond League, they are very much the athletes to beat.