January 17, 2021

RRW: Boston Marathon Race Director Now Directing Mass Vaccination Sites

McGillivray's event management company, DMSE Sports, is working with others to run a mass vaccination site at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots. Their goal is to vaccinate 7,000 people a day.
November 25, 2020

RRW: Connecticut Governor Bans Road Races

This was a move was timed to stamp out any remaining turkey trot races that were still planned as in-person.
July 25, 2020

RRW: Marine Corps Marathon Is Also Forced to Cancel

The race was scheduled for October 25th. Runners can defer their entry to request a refund.
July 25, 2020

RRW: Drake Relays Officially Cancelled

Drake was originally scheduled for April 22-25 and postponed without a new date when coronavirus hit. Now it's been completely cancelled.
July 09, 2020

RRW: Storied Mountain Race Sierre-Zinal Switches to Unusual One-Month Format

Since they can't have the race and follow the Swiss government's social distancing requirements, they're letting registered runners complete the 31k course independently on any day for a 33-day period.
July 09, 2020

RRW: Postponed Prague Marathon Now Cancelled

The race had originally been postponed from May 3 to October 11.
June 25, 2020

The Case For Interval Starts As An Emergency Option For Fall 2020 XC Racing

High school coach JD Downing -- assistant at 2018 NXN girls' champions Summit HS in Bend, Ore. -- explains why interval starts, common in Nordic skiing, present a strong, (relatively) safe option for XC races this fall if the traditional start format is outlawed. *MB: An Interesting Proposal To Save The Fall XC Season: Implement Interval Starts
June 25, 2020

2020 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Cancelled Due To COVID-19; Will Hold Virtual Race

Organizers said they will "provide a partial credit" to people who registered.
June 24, 2020

2020 TCS New York City Marathon Canceled Due To Coronavirus Related Health And Safety Concerns

NYRR CEO Michael Capiraso said, “Canceling this year’s TCS New York City Marathon is incredibly disappointing for everyone involved, but it was clearly the course we needed to follow from a health and safety perspective."
June 23, 2020

Hamburg Marathon To Be Held With 10,000 Runners and Elites on September 13th

Great news for those hoping to a return to a new normal in the running world.
June 17, 2020

USATF Announces Athletes Will Not Be Able To Earn Olympic Trials Standards Until December 1

USATF has followed World Athletics' lead and will ignore all marks achieved this summer.
April 14, 2020

RRW: Utica Boilermaker 15-K Postponed Until September

It was scheduled for July 12th.
April 03, 2020

RRW: Backyard Marathon Raises $28,000 for Charity

Former UK javelin star and now soccer player James Campbell ran a 5:50:33 marathon in his 6-meter backyard.
April 01, 2020

RRW: September Could Be Blockbuster Month for Athletics & Road Running

The calendar is going to be super crowded to say the least.
March 26, 2020

RRW: Rescheduling Olympic Games Like "A Huge Jigsaw Puzzle" Says Thomas Bach

"This is like a huge jigsaw puzzle putting together and every piece has to fit. If you take out one piece, the whole puzzle is destroyed.  Therefore, everything has to come together, and everything is important."
March 25, 2020

RRW: 2020 USA Olympic Trials To Be Rescheduled

Ticket holders for the 2020 Trials will be able to retain their tickets for the rescheduled Trials or request a refund.