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Mo Farah Aims for a US Majors Win; Possible Rupp Face-Off

Nicolle Monico / May 23, 2018

Last month, Mo Farah crossed the finish line at the London Marathon in 2:06:21, coming in third behind winner Eliud Kipchoge and Ethiopian Tola Shura Kitata. Although not securing a gold medal, Farah managed to break the British record for the event. His appearance in London also marked his second attempt at winning an Abbott […]

Today’s Google Doodle Pays Homage to a Historic Female Runner

Nicolle Monico / April 26, 2018

Today’s Google Doodle pays tribute to one of our favorites in the running world, Dutch sprinter Fanny Blankers-Koen. She was, and still is, the first and only woman to have won four gold medals at a single Olympics (London, 1984). On this day, Blanker-Koen, nicknamed the “Flying Housewife,” would have turned 100. Born in the […]

Atlanta to Host 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon

Competitor.com / April 24, 2018

USA Track & Field and the United States Olympic Committee announced Monday that Atlanta will host the men and women’s 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon on February 29, 2020. The trials will take place in conjunction with the Atlanta Marathon being held on March 1. Four cities including Chattanooga, Tennessee; Austin, Texas; and […]