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Shadrack Kipchirchir: How to Build a Champion

Sarah Barker / March 25, 2019

Kipchirchir, who leads the U.S. team into the IAAF World Cross Country Championships this week, has arrived at the top of American distance running nine years after showing up as a college freshman.

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 […]