In this excerpt from his new book ‘Running Throughout Time: the Greatest Running Stories Ever Told,’ Roger Robinson surfaces an incredible bit of sports history: the Great Marathon Derby of 1909.
The alternative story of how, 40 years ago, running escaped from its amateur restrictions and became a modern, professional sport.
A few of our favorite moments from the Tokyo Games that inspired us for their demonstration of courage, commitment, passion and excellence.
From the first in 1968 to the most-recent in 2016, a half-dozen U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials have stood out—and provide lessons for every runner.
Paula Radcliffe ran fearlessly to a world record, and three of the greatest male runners in history—Khannouchi, Tergat, and Gebrselassie—battled to the finish.