Seattle, WA. — With Athletics Kenya releasing news Thursday that three Kenyan marathoners face doping bans for failing drug tests, and former three-time steeplechase world champion Moses Kiptanui… Read more “RUNNING REMAINS MUDDLED IN FORMING WORKING PARTNERSHIPS”
Month: February 2013
MO FARAH TO RUN HALF OF LONDON’S MARATHON: GOOD IDEA?
Britain’s double Olympic track champion Mo Farah begins the re-landscaping of his career toward the marathon this weekend when he competes in New Orleans at the Rock… Read more “MO FARAH TO RUN HALF OF LONDON’S MARATHON: GOOD IDEA?”
KASTOR TUNES UP FOR L.A. WITH RECORD ATTEMPT IN PASADENA
Foot racing is one of the few sports which make us wish (at times) we were older as a new age-group leads to new challenges and better… Read more “KASTOR TUNES UP FOR L.A. WITH RECORD ATTEMPT IN PASADENA”
USATF TAKES OWNERSHIP OF ROAD RACING
In what must be seen as a harbinger of hope, USA Track & Field announced yesterday that it has signed a new sponsor for a new… Read more “USATF TAKES OWNERSHIP OF ROAD RACING”
THE POST-MODERN OLYMPICS
With yesterday’s news that the IOC executive committee voted to drop wrestling from the Olympic calendar beginning in 2020, I thought it worthwhile to resurrect portions of a previous post written at the… Read more “THE POST-MODERN OLYMPICS”
JIM RYUN RETURNS TO SITE OF RECORD RUN
San Diego’s Balboa Stadium formed a classic horseshoe design in 1965 when it was home to the AFL San Diego Chargers. Today the place has shrunk in… Read more “JIM RYUN RETURNS TO SITE OF RECORD RUN”
BEN ROSARIO: WHAT ARE WE AFRAID OF?
(Today, we feature a column by guest blogger Ben Rosario) On February 2 I had the extreme pleasure to serve as meet director for the USA Cross… Read more “BEN ROSARIO: WHAT ARE WE AFRAID OF?”
POPE-ATHON – A RUN FOR THE MITRE?
Stunning news out of Rome that Pope Benedict XVI has announced he will resign the papacy as of 28 February, making him the first Pope in nearly… Read more “POPE-ATHON – A RUN FOR THE MITRE?”
WORLD RECORD HOLDER MAKAU: LONDON MARATHON TUNE UP IN HAWAII
Though the indoor winter track season is in full swing on both sides of the pond, the spring marathon majors in Boston and London have already begun… Read more “WORLD RECORD HOLDER MAKAU: LONDON MARATHON TUNE UP IN HAWAII”