Sonia Samuels, a seasoned veteran in the world of endurance running, continues to defy age and expectations as she embraces the role of a Master athlete.
Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers, a prominent figure in the world of track and field, has decided to hang up her spikes at 31. In a heartfelt Instagram post, she declared, “The race stops here.” Her retirement marks the end of a remarkable career. “As an athlete, you always know this day will come, that at … Read more
The Texas native, who will go on to focus on his “Olympic dream” described his time at the University of Georgia as “amazing” and thanked everyone who has helped him along his journey.
Two weeks ago, jaws dropped during the women’s 10k race at the 2023 Brasov Running Festival in Romania as Kenyan runner Agnes Ngetich broke two world records in one race. Ngetich crossed the finish line in Brasov, breaking the women’s 10,000m record with a time of 29:24. View this post on Instagram A post shared … Read more
The 2023 BMW Berlin Marathon on Sunday, September 24, 2023, did not disappoint in terms of being an exciting race for both the men and women at the elite level. On the women’s side, Tigst Assefa shattered the women’s marathon world record by more than two minutes, becoming the first woman to ever break 2:12 … Read more
In the lead-up to the 2023 Berlin Marathon that occurred on Sunday, September 24, 2023, most people were honed in on watching how the Berlin Marathon men’s race would unfold. After all, there tends to be somewhat of a bias towards greater interest or viewership in men’s running vs women’s running (or most men’s vs … Read more
We are just days away from the 2023 Berlin Marathon, scheduled to kick off on Sunday, September 24, 2023, in the capital city of Germany. As one of the six Abbott World Marathon Majors (alongside the New York City Marathon, Boston Marathon, Chicago Marathon, London Marathon, and Tokyo Marathon), the Berlin Marathon always garners tremendous … Read more
With every sport, there are a few iconic legends that every young athlete in the sport as well as the population at large look up to with almost universal awe and admiration. For example, you have someone like Michael Jordan for basketball, Serena Williams or Andrew Agassi in tennis, or players like Jack Nicklaus or … Read more
For many years, the 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon have sort of formed the backbone of road running, and then track and cross country were sort of separate disciplines with a very niche sub-group of trail runners beginning to tackle the esoteric world of ultrarunning. However, particularly in the last 5 to 10 years, … Read more
Alongside some of the other biggest ultramarathons in the United States—like the Western States Endurance Run (sometimes called the Western States 100 miler) and the Hardrock 100 Miler—lands the Leadville 100 Mile Ultramarathon. The Leadville Trail 100, dubbed the “Race Across The Sky” is now nearly 30 years old. The 100-mile course takes runners across … Read more
Amidst all of the tremendous performances that took place over the past couple of weeks at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, many runners have had their eyes steered only on the daily results piling up from the preeminent international event. After all, most of the top running news outlets are naturally going … Read more
On the final day of the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, the long-anticipated finals for the men’s 5000m race finally graced the track. The women’s 5000m race took place earlier at the World Championships this week. Unlike the women, the men who had qualified through the 5k rounds had to wait until Sunday, … Read more
One day after the 2023 World Athletics Championships women’s marathon, the men took to the 26.2-mile course to determine who would be the 2023 world marathon champion. That accolade was earned by 23-year-old Victor Kiplangat from Uganda. While it is quite commonplace to see East African runners dominate the marathon on the international stage, it … Read more
For everyday recreational runners who enjoy training in racing 5ks, 10ks, half marathons, or even marathons, the 2023 World Athletics Championships, which have been taking place all week in Budapest, Hungary, may not be all that interesting. For as much as marathon runners and recreational runners are often deeply passionate about the sport of running … Read more
Sha’Carri Richardson proved that she is currently the fastest woman in the world as she became the women’s world champion in the 100m on Monday night at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson has had many ups and downs on and off the track over the past few years. … Read more