Sammy Wanjiru’s career was short—he set a world half marathon record in 2007, won Olympic marathon gold in 2008, and died in May of this year—but deeply influential.
The top 10 running stories of 2011, from Oscar Pistorius to Sammy Wanjiru and the explosion of ultra-fast marathons.
Under pressure from athletes, USATF will relax restrictions on the number of corporate logos track athletes can place on their jerseys.
A Somali refugee with British citizenship living in the United States named Mo Farah put together a near-perfect season a shorter distances.
Lukas Verzbicas is one of the most talented runners in U.S. history. In November, he decided to quit running to pursue triathlon.
Nine-time New York City Marathon champion Grete Waitz died in April at age 57.
In February, the Boston Marathon unveiled a new registration system that favors faster runners
Jenny Simpson surprised the world, and herself, with a gold medal in the 1,500 metes at the 2011 World Championships.
The IAAF ruled in late August that male pacers give women an unfair advantage in road races.
Shoes alter how we move. As soon as you put toddlers in cute little loafers, their walking changes: they take longer steps and land with more force on their heels.
Outside picks the best fitness blogs of 2011, including Runblogger
Outside picks the best running blogs of 2011, including Running Technique Tips.
Outside picks the best running blogs of 2011, including Track Focus
Outside picks the best running blogs of 2011, including Nate Jenkins's training log
Outside picks the best running blogs of 2011, including iRunFar