When the Course Wins: No Finishers at the 2018 Barkley Marathons

NewswireThe Human Race Gary Robbins is the first runner out on lap 2. Spent 7 minutes fuelling. The two others aren’t far behind (1 minute) #BM100 pic.twitter.com/2bKaR3p3Io — CanadianRunning (@CanadianRunning) March 24, 2018 Even under ideal conditions, completing a single loop of the notorious Barkley Marathons—let alone completing all five loops to actually “finish” the …

Two Centenarians Steal the Show at USATF Masters Indoor Championships

The USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships are a rare gem where a competitors’ age will often exceed the event distance. Take for instance, 102-year-old Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins and fellow centenarian Orville Rogers, who demolished their respective 60-meter dashes this past weekend in Landover, Maryland. Of the seven world records that fell during competition …

Four Months After Being Hit By a Car, Houston-Area Runner Returns to Marathons With a Win

To many competitive and recreational athletes in the greater Houston area, Calum Neff is no stranger. Others may be familiar with the elite runner who in 2016 became the Guinness World Record holder for running the fastest marathon and half marathon while pushing a stroller. Neff also found himself in the spotlight again last fall …

Pregnant Runners: It’s Okay to Keep Training Through the Summer

However, without clear definitions of “heat” or “humidity,” these guidelines aren’t super helpful for moms-to-be who are wondering whether they can still go out for a run during summertime. To find numbers to back up these terms, an international team of researchers conducted a systematic review of studies that have been done on pregnant women, …