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A New Contender for Dirtiest Race in History // VICE Sports

Shannon Rowbury stepped to the starting line of London’s Olympic Stadium four years ago with one goal: to win a medal for the United States at the 2012 Summer Games. It was the…

When Bobbi Gibb Crashed the Boston Marathon and Blazed a Trail for Women // VICE Sports

Dressed in her brother’s hooded sweatshirt and Bermuda shorts to disguise her femininity, Roberta Gibb hid in a forsythia bush on Hopkinton Street near the start line of the Boston Marathon. After the…

The Business of Insoles: Support System or Rip-Off? // Outside Online

They’re often billed as part of the shoe-fit system, and many claim to alleviate common foot ailments like plantar fasciitis and metatarsalagia. Are they worth you money? If you walk into a mega…

The Top 10 Men of the Olympic Trials Marathon // Outside Online

The U.S. Olympic Trials marathon is shaping up to be an exciting race through the streets of Los Angeles. In addition to a few highly anticipated debuts from half marathon qualifiers, there are…

The Top 10 Women of the Olympic Trials Marathon // Outside Online

The City of Los Angeles is preparing to host the country’s fastest marathoners at the U.S. Olympic Trials on February 13. With eight women running sub-2:30 entry times and 244 total qualifiers, the…

The Wondrous Altitude Training of Alexi Pappas // Mammoth Endurance Crib Blog

It’s nearing the end of a Mammoth Lakes training stint for Alexi Pappas and the Oregon Track Club Elite runner is already planning her return for next year. Pappas first trained in the…

Interview with Trail Runner David Laney // Mammoth Endurance Crib Blog

Nike Trail Team’s David Laney is fresh off an 8th place finish at the 2015 Western States Endurance Run. After a quick recovery he has refocused on the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, a grueling 100-mile…

Brenda Martinez Turns Rejection Into a Chance to Give Back // Competitor

Brenda Martinez was in sixth place when she rounded the bend into the homestretch of the 800-meter final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow. The crowd was roaring. A space opened up in…

Rhae Shaw is Ready to Take on the Tour of California

Rhae Shaw is a self-proclaimed smiley goofball, but don’t let that fool you. She’s also a serious competitor when she’s on two wheels. The former Ironman-triathlete switched to professional road cycling in 2011…

Adriana Nelson Joins the ASICS Mammoth Track Club

ASICS elite runner Adriana Nelson has a list of accolades on her resume including a team gold medal from the 2005 World Half Marathon Championships, a second-place finish in the 2007 Chicago Marathon,…

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