January 05, 2023
Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad, One of Track & Field's Villains, Retires at 37
MMB shoved two mascots, punched another runner, and got DQ'd for excessive celebration but he remains the only man to win 3 Olympic steeple medals.
February 27, 2022
Why Was Donavan Brazier Disqualified at 2022 USATF Indoors? And Why Was He Reinstated?
Brazier is back in the USATF Indoor Championships, but there needs to be more accountability.
February 25, 2022
Sedona Poopgate: The Dirty Details
What is Poopgate? And why is one track in a small Arizona high school so important to the elite running community?
October 15, 2021
One of the Craziest Things We've Ever Seen In A Race: Elite Runner Ian Butler Turned Around & Ran the Wrong Way in the 2021 Chicago Marathon
We can't ever remember seeing this happen in an elite marathon and doubt we'll ever see it again.
July 23, 2021
Someone Hired a Private Investigator to See if Alberto Salazar Was Still Coaching Galen Rupp. Here Is What They Found.
Hidden cameras, criminal background checks, and nearly two weeks of surveillance. This story has it all. They found that Rupp regularly uses a house owned by the Salazar family to start many of his runs to the Nike campus. And he uses the underwater treadmill in the back.
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.
September 11, 2019
David Rudisha's Strange Summer Continues
The bizarre summer of 2019 for the world record holder in the 800 continues. See for yourself.
August 30, 2018
Conseslus Kipruto Unleashes Furious Kick to Win 2018 Diamond League Steeplechase Final with One Shoe!
July 13, 2017
"Frequent and Passionate" Kissing, Moxylong and an Indian Chemist: Gil Roberts' Doping Case Is the Strangest One of 2017
Over the years, there have been some entertaining stories that have been used to get people off (or at least try) from positive doping tests - from a gay man making out with a female craigslist encounter to five bottles of beer and sex at least four times with the wife. We've got a new doozy for you.
June 29, 2017
ElliptiGO Mile WR Attempt At Tracktown Summer Series
The current records are 2:37.25 for men and 2:54.85 for women.
January 29, 2017
40th Annual Empire State Building Run-Up Is February 1st
January 28, 2017
RRW: Ford Palmer's Super Bowl Connection Runs Through Patriots
Palmer went to college at Manmouth University with New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan who he thinks could break 5-minutes in the mile off football training.
December 21, 2016
London Runner Makes Cool Holiday Art With His Running Routes On Strava
Owen Delaney says the positive feedback from the Strava community has motivated him to do a design everyday up until Christmas, but his kids think he's just crazy.
December 12, 2016
RRW: In Surprise Run, Miler Hamish Carson Turns Marathoner in Honolulu
New Zealand Olympian Carson started the marathon just to get in his 35K long run, but motivated by the "finisher t-shirt," he decided mid-race that he "might as well finish" and turned it into his marathon debut. *MB: Olympic miler Hamish Carson runs marathon on a lark, instead of doing a long run - guess his time
November 18, 2016
What It's Like to Be Run Over By a Deer During a Race: Q&A with Justin DeLuzio, the "Star" of THAT Video
By now, you've likely seen the video of the college cross country runner being run over by a deer mid-race. Here what he has to say about it.
November 16, 2016
Video: Deer Collision Sends NCAA D-III Runner Flying During Cross Country Race
If you think a cramp is the worse thing to fear in a race, you've never had anyone yell, "Watch out for the deer!"
November 06, 2016
Halloween Race Participation Grows, Maintains Ranking as Second Most Popular Running Holiday
Halloween races have grown more than 60% since 2011 and are second behind Thanksgiving Turkey Trots.
October 01, 2016
It's Official: Marathon Man Robert Young Exposed As A Complete Fraud After Independent Investigation
The web vigilantes have won again and exposed yet another race cheat. Inspired in part by the fastest growing thread in LetsRun.com history started by Asher Delmott, a 101-page report shows conclusively that Robert Young wasn't running for much of his attempted record run across America. *MB: Robert Young fakes run across America
September 07, 2016
Man Versus Machine Grudge Match: 1:43 800 Runner Nicholas Kipkoech Will Race a Solar-Powered Car Over 600 Meters in Brussels on Friday
When a solar powered car with a top speed of 68 mph races a Kenyan 800 stud, who had the edge? We'll find out on Friday.