Duel in the Sun

September 9, 2019 0

The 1982 Boston Marathon – the Duel in the Sun – was the most thrilling race in the 113-year history of distance running’s most storied event. Other…

Olga Kotelko

April 3, 2019 0

Olga Kotelko was one of the world’s greatest athletes. Kotelko could be the poster child for late bloomers. In 1999, at 77, she entered her…

Western States 100

March 18, 2019 0

The Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run is the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race. Starting in Squaw Valley, California — near the site of the 1960…

The Antarctic Ice Marathon

January 10, 2019 0

The Antarctic Ice Marathon is the world’s coolest footrace. Running a marathon is an arduous task.  Running on snow, in subzero temperatures, is even more challenging.  An…

Abebe Bikila

November 5, 2018 0

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