Biggest Olympic Trials What-Ifs
Mar 3, 2020In a race filled with unbelievable results, here are a few of the biggest what-ifs from the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta.
U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Men's Preview: Can Rupp Overcome To Win Again?
Feb 26, 2020The men’s race at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials is top-heavy on paper. Defending champion Galen Rupp exists in a league of his own with an Olympic bronze medal from Rio and a 2:06 personal best buoying his position. Injury struggles and Alberto Salazar’s ban have made a potential victory in Atlanta much less certain, but Rupp seems to have steadied the ship after tuning up with a 61-minute half earlier this month. If he makes it through 26.2 miles on Saturday, there’s a strong chance he will break the tape.
As Trials Approach, Three Contenders Speak On State Of Shoes
Jan 22, 2020As the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials rapidly draw near, tensions surrounding the fate of Nike’s controversial Vaporfly shoes are at an all-time high. Reports in recent weeks that World Athletics is set to ban the shoe have led to speculation of when a potential rule change would be made and what specifically the governing body seeks to outlaw. With less than 40 days until Atlanta, both action or inaction by World Athletics will be a major storyline in the race for Tokyo.
Houston Organizers Award 'Top U.S. Male' Prize Money To Two Runners
Jan 19, 2020The Houston Half Marathon organizers decided to award their "top U.S. male finisher" prize money ($2,000) to two athletes this year.
Kamworor Uses Big Surge To Regain Men's Title At The New York City Marathon
Nov 3, 2019Geoffrey Kamworor broke away from fellow Kenyan Albert Korir over the final two miles and blasted through Central Park to regain his men's title at Sunday’s 49th TCS New York City Marathon