U.S. Boston Marathon Contenders Show Promise in Tuneup Races

RELATED: Shalane Flanagan Will Race the Boston Marathon and Face Fierce Competition From the U.S. Field Leonard Korir won the men’s race but was not quick enough to catch Huddle for the $5,000 “equalizer bonus.” The women’s field starts six minutes ahead of the men and the performance incentive is awarded to the person who …

Amy Cragg Joins the Giants of American Marathoning

Amy Cragg had been in search of a marathon that would showcase the speed she’s been working on for years. But as every long-distance runner can attest, those days—when the right competition, nice weather, solid training, and good health come together on the perfect course—are few and far between. Cragg, 34, finally found her moment …

USA Track & Field’s President Is Placed on Leave

NewswireTrack MeetsGeneral Interest USA Track & Field, the sport’s governing body, announced on Monday that it has placed Vin Lananna, the board president, on “temporary administrative leave” from his volunteer position, to “eliminate potential conflict of interest concerns.” Lananna, 65, is also the president of TrackTown USA, an organization based in Eugene, Oregon, which in …

Cross-Country Coach Among the Victims Mourned in Florida School Shooting

NewswireObituaryCross Country I have said RIP too many times in the past 24 hours but RIP coach Beagle. You are a king and heaven got a good one. rest easy… #douglasstrong pic.twitter.com/SjZWtL4z83 — Chad Williams (@chad_williams05) February 15, 2018 By all accounts, Scott Beigel was a man who had dedicated his entire life to supporting …