Blake Russell

Blake Russell

October 08, 2015

2015 Bank Of America Chicago Marathon Women's Preview: Who Wins & Will A 40+ Woman Be The Top American?

HM WR holder Florence Kiplagat, Tokyo champ Birhane Dibaba and '14 Dubai champ Mulu Seboka are the favorites. The battle for top American is wide open as 42-year-old Deena Kastor goes for the US masters record (2:28:40) against 40-year-old US marathon champ Blake Russell and Sara Hall. Then there is ageless wonder, 58-year-old Joan Benoit Samuelson, who will try to run within 30 minutes of her 2:21 winning time 30 years ago.
September 03, 2014

No DQ In Zürich, Alexa Goes Pro, Taoufik PRs, Amazing Japanese Stamina And High Praise For Taco Bell

Jenny Simpson won the DL in dramatic fashion, Alexa Efraimson went pro, Makhloufi PRed, a XC skier made running news, and the most amazing endurance feat of the week was in Japanese high school baseball.

September 01, 2014

Molly Huddle, Girma Mecheso Win 2014 USA 20k Titles at Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

Molly Huddle defeated training partner Amy Hastings as former OSU star Girma Mecheso won his first USA title in humid New Haven.
Discuss: New Haven

June 06, 2014

Seven Olympians Confirmed for USA Champs at Peachtree 10-K: Ryan Hall, Abdi Abdirahman Lead Men For July 4th Race

Christo Landry and Aaron Braun also in men's field. Desi Linden (Davila), Sara Hall, Julie Culley, Lauren Fleshman and Serena Burla lead women's field.