Al Oerter

December 14, 2018 0

Today’s Flashback Friday feature originally published on September 19, 2016 Alfred Oerter Jr. was the first athlete to win a…

Abebe Bikila

November 5, 2018 3

Running barefoot, Abebe Bikila won the 1960 Olympic marathon.  Wearing shoes, he successfully defended his gold medal four years later.…

Boston Marathon

November 2, 2018 1

The Boston Marathon is the oldest and fastest marathon in the United States. “Marathon” comes from the legend of Pheidippides,…

Amy Palmiero-Winters

October 19, 2018 0

Amy Palmiero-Winters is the most courageous athlete that you have never heard of. Born in Meadville, Pennsylvania—located near Lake Erie…