In a new book, writer Alison Mariella Désir shares her journey into long distance running, reveals the hidden contributions of Black runners and calls for the sport to become more inclusive.
Susan Karnatz died 1.9 miles short of her 7-mile goal for the day she was killed. Now, runners across the globe are finishing the final leg of the run the 49-year-old never got to complete.
Felix, the most decorated U.S. track and field athlete in history, announced her decision on Instagram. The 36-year-old has won 11 Olympic medals over the course of her career.
It started when Moustapha Sané lost his wallet in Dakar. He created the Facebook page "Trouvés ou Perdus" (French for found or lost). It often leads to a reunion, though some pigeons are still M.I.A.
David Brown already has one Paralympic medal under his belt. He and sighted guide Moray Steward hope to sprint their way to another in Tokyo.
"You're running against grown men, so you've got to do everything you can to beat them," Erriyon Knighton said. He's had a dramatic rise in track, beating a long-standing record set by Usain Bolt.
This weekend, Mary Louise Kelly continues a family tradition — running the Peachtree Road Race. It won't be in person, but it will bring her a chance to run with her father's spirit in her heart.
As coronavirus-related restrictions take hold, the number of runners hitting roads and trails outside is surging. Here are some ideas for how to minimize your risks as you log your miles.
More reasons to commit to a race: A new study shows that novice runners who take on a marathon significantly improved their heart health. We've got tips to get you started.
More lower-alcohol, lower-calorie beers are being marketed as part of an active lifestyle, and are even being offered after long runs or sporting events. But scientists say to be wary.