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Meb Keflezighi Interview Series—High School, College And Coach Bob Larsen

Competitor Magazine’s editor-in-chief Bob Babbitt had 2009 New York City Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi on his weekly radio show to discuss everything from his transition from Eritrea to the United States when he was a young boy to his silver medal in the marathon at the Athens Olympics. This is part two of a seven […]

Ryan And Sara Hall Named Visa Humanitarian Athletes Of The Year

INDIANAPOLIS – 2008 Olympian Ryan Hall and his wife, 1,500m runner Sara Hall, who in 2009 started The STEPS Foundation, have been named Visa Humanitarian Athletes of the Year by USA Track & Field. The Halls will be honored on Saturday, December 5 at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held […]

1500m Gold Medalist Offically Stripped Of Title

International Olympic Committee took fifteen months to make final decision. The 2008 Olympic 1500m gold medalist, Rashid Ramzi of Bahrain, has officially been stripped of his title by the International Olympic Committee. Following his victory in Beijing, the former Moroccan citizen tested positive for a drug called CERA. The drug is a high powered blood […]

Video: Jen Rhines Training In Mammoth

Competitor.com caught up with three-time US Olympian Jen Rhines as she was training in Mammoth Lakes, California. Jen walks us through a short workout and gives us a glimpse inside early season training. For more info on the Mammoth Track club check out their website: www.mammothtrackclub.com.

US Track And Field Team Names Birmingham As Base Camp For 2012 Games

Site offers easy access to London without the hassles of the host city. The US track and field delegation with call the city of Birmingham, England their home prior the 2012 London Olympic Games. The site was picked because of its distance from the host city and ease of travel between the two. US team […]

Frank Shorter Explains How To Develop A Marathon Race Plan

Former Olympic gold medalists Frank Shorter takes some time to talk about running a marathon, and how to plan your race. Shorter contends that even at a race such as the Denver Marathon, which is at over 5,000 ft altitude, can produce a personal bets if you go in to the race with a plan.

Can Bolt Win Four Golds In London?

The triple gold medalist from Beijing will look to one up himself in London. The question isn’t so much if Jamaican Usain Bolt will try for four hold medals at the 2012 London Games, but rather what events will he try to do it in. We know he’ll look to defend his 100m, 200m and […]

Samuelson Running New York City Marathon

The 2009 edition of the NYC Marathon will mark the 25th anniversary of her Olympic triumph at the distance. American distance legend Joan Benoit Samuelson has announced she will run the 2009 ING New York City Marathon. Samuelson continues to run at a high level despite the fact that she is 52 years old. The […]

Ryan Hall Committed For 2009 NYC Marathon

Hall will look to follow up on his top-three performance in Boston. American distance running star Ryan Hall has committed to running the 2009 ING New York City Marathon. Hall ran a spectacular race finishing third in the 2009 Boston Marathon with a time of 2:09:30. Hall currently sits number two all time on the […]