Emily Sisson Sets a New American Marathon Record

Emily Sisson set a new American women’s marathon record at the 2022 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 9, 2022. Sisson’s record time of 2:18:29 was good for second place in the race, finishing behind Kenyan runner Ruth Chepngetich. Chepngetich who was just 14 seconds shy of the world record in the women’s … Read more

Eliud Kipchoge Sets a New Marathon World Record In Berlin

Almost every marathon has at least one exciting story that can be pulled from it, but perhaps the Berlin Marathon on September 25, 2022 takes the cake in recent marathons. Eliud Kipchoge, the Kenyan runner who became a household name after his tremendous performance in Nike’s Breaking2 Project back in 2017, broke his own marathon … Read more

London and Boston Marathons Set To Include a Non-Binary Gender Category In 2023

The Guardian recently reported that both the London and Boston Marathons will include a non-binary gender category for the upcoming 2023 races. For the first time, race applicants will be able to select from “Men,” “Women,” or “Non-Binary” gender categories during registration. The race organizers for both events hope that this option will promote inclusion … Read more

How Nike Almost Broke The Two Hour Marathon

Nike’s audacious #Breaking2 campaign – attempting to run a marathon in under 2 hours – came up 25 seconds short on Saturday.  Despite not succeeding in breaking the 2hr mark, it set a new record. And Nike and it’s athletes are proving that challenging perceived limits can lead to breakthroughs. 

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