October 31, 2019
2019 NYC Marathon Media Day: The Men's Course Record Is In Jeopardy, The Women's Might Be, And Yes, Shoe Talk
The pros weighed in on bouncing back from Worlds, chasing the course record (or not), and (of course) the Nike Vaporflys.
October 30, 2019
2019 NYC Marathon Women's Preview: Will the Course Record Finally Go Down? Who Will Be the Top American: Sara Hall, Des Linden, or Kellyn Taylor?
Can Mary Keitany get the only thing she doesn't have in New York - the course record? How will the Americans, Sara Hall, Des Linden, and Kellyn Taylor do?
February 28, 2019
2019 Tokyo Marathon Women's Preview: Can Ruti Aga Finally Break Through After 3 Straight Runner-Up Finishes in Majors?
The women's field in Tokyo is tougher than the men's field so victory for Aga is by no means guaranteed.
February 28, 2019
2019 Tokyo Marathon Men's Preview: Can Japanese Record Holder Suguru Osako Earn a Massive Win on Home Soil?
Going strictly by time, Japanese male marathoners accomplished almost as much in 2018 as the United States has in its entire history, but a victory at home in Tokyo would be a whole new other level.
February 27, 2019
TV/Streaming Information for 2019 Tokyo Marathon
April 12, 2018
2018 Boston Marathon Men's Preview, Part II: How Will the Americans Fare?
We give you all you need to know on all the Americans not named Galen Rupp.
April 11, 2018
2018 Boston Marathon Men's Preview, Part I: Galen Rupp Seeks Revenge Against Defending Champ Geoffrey Kirui
An American-born man hasn't won the Boston Marathon since 1983. Galen Rupp enters Monday's race in the form of his life, but will that be enough as the men's field is a lot more difficult to win this year than last?
April 10, 2018
2018 Boston Marathon Women's Preview: Flanagan and Hasay and Huddle and Linden, Oh My!
An American woman has never won the Boston Marathon during the professional era. That could change on Monday as a "Fantastic Four" from the USA takes on a shallow international field.
February 24, 2018
2018 Tokyo Marathon: Dickson Chumba & Birhane Dibaba Win, Amy Cragg Runs US #5 A-T 2:21:42, & Yuta Shitara Runs 2:06:11 to Set Japanese Record and Win $936,000
The Japanese Corporate Track and Field Federation’s “Project Exceed” was offering 100 million yen ($936,000) to any man who could break the 2:06:16 national record. Shitara did it with a legendary run, mowing down the field after he was dropped at 32k.
November 06, 2017
The Running World Reacts to Shalane Flanagan's Historic NYC Marathon Victory
See how Flanagan's fellow pros - from Desi Linde, to Jenny Simpson to Jordan Hasay - reacted to Flanagan's historic win.
November 05, 2017
Jerry Schumacher on How Shalane Flanagan Dug into Her "Deep Well" to Win 2017 New York City Marathon
November 03, 2017
Lelisa Desisa Guarantees Victory, Lemi Berhanu Wants to Run "2:06-2:07," Wilson Kipsang Explains Berlin DNF & More from NYC
We also spoke with top women Mary Keitany (focused on the win, not the course record), Edna Kiplagat, and Betsy Saina ("redebuting" under new coach Patrick Sang following her DNF in Tokyo) as well as Geoffrey Kamworor & defending men's champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie.
November 02, 2017
Meb Reveals What He'll Miss Most About NYC, Shalane Says She's Had Her "Best Buildup Ever" & More Thursday NYC Marathon Notes
We also heard Jared Ward dish on the #2 BYU men, Shadrack Biwott discuss his move to Hansons-Brooks, and spoke with the NAZ Elite duo of Kellyn Taylor & Stephanie Bruce.
November 01, 2017
2017 NYC Marathon Women's Preview: Mary Keitany Goes for Four Straight Against Edna Kiplagat & Shalane Flanagan
Who are the leading ladies for Sunday's NYC Marathon? Find out here.
November 01, 2017
2017 NYC Marathon International Men's Preview: Ghebreslassie Guns for Repeat, Kipsang Tries to Bounce Back, & Kamworor Returns to the Marathon
Which of the following 5 men will win NY on Sunday - Wilson Kipsang, Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, Lelisa Desisa, Lemi Berhanu, or Geoffrey Kamworor?
October 31, 2017
2017 NYC Marathon U.S. Men's Preview: Can Meb Close Out His Career As The Top American? Or Will Jared Ward, Abdi Abdirahman Or Shadrack Biwott Stop Him?
Four real high-quality American men that will battle in NY this weekend - past champ Meb Kefelzighi, Olympic sixth placer Jared Ward, the ageless Abdi Abdirahman and Shadrack Biwott, who has been top 5 in his last 2 majors.
October 08, 2017
American Galen Rupp Wins 2017 Chicago Marathon - 1st American-Born Winner in 35 Years
Today in Chicago, Galen Rupp followed their lead and became the first American-born winner of the Chicago Marathon in 35 years by running a personal best of 2:09:18 to win over last year’s champ Abel Kirui of Kenya who was second in 2:09:48.
October 05, 2017
2017 Chicago Marathon Women's Preview: Jordan Hasay Faces A Big Challenge Against 2:17 Woman Tirunesh Dibaba & 2-Time Defending Champ Florence Kiplagat
Two-time defending champ Florence Kiplagat is back in Chicago but she's an underdog as Tirunesh Dibaba, arguably the greatest women's distance runner in history, is racing. If they falter, American Jordan Hasay could win but having looked at the stats, we're worried she may never run faster than her debut in Boston. *MB: Will Jordan Hasay ever run faster than her 2:23:00 debut in Boston? Yes or no.
October 05, 2017
The WR Holder, The Olympic Silver Medalist & The Defending Champ: Here Are The Guys Galen Rupp Must Defeat To Win Chicago
The fix most certainly doesn't appear to be in in Chicago. If Galen Rupp wins his first major on Sunday, he'll almost most certainly have had to earn it.
October 04, 2017
The 2017 Chicago Marathon Is Loaded With American Talent Besides Galen Rupp - Find Out Who Here
Diego Estrada, Luke Puskedra, Noah Droddy, Chris Derrick, Sam Chelanga and others are all racing.