The Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and Half-Marathon were held on May 3, 2015. The first weekend of May happens to be an extremely popular marathon weekend. The Pittsburgh Marathon has been on my list for a long time and I decided that 2015 would be the year that I would run in the Steel … Read More
Plan a RACECATION with Alaska Airlines and Brooks Running (manufacturer of fabulous running apparel and shoes)! Now this is the kind of announcement I like! Specifically, Alaska Airlines is encouraging people to go on a RACECATION, defined as: a trip or vacation in which the destination is chosen based on running a race. They’ve partnered … Read More
Let me preface this by saying that running the London Marathon has always been a goal of mine, and that, on Sunday, as I kept up with the running of the London Marathon on the internet, I wrote on a British friend’s Facebook page that we really have to run the London Marathon next year. … Read More
After a tumultuous year of on-again off-again for foreign runners, the Pyongyang Marathon in North Korea was run this weekend.
The 2014 Beer Mile World Championships took place this week in Austin, Texas. In the women’s race, the winner was Elizabeth Herndon, breaking the world record by 11 seconds, with a time of 6 minutes, 17 seconds! In the men’s race, the winner was Corey Gallagher, with a time of just over 5 minutes. There … Read More
On November 2, 2014, Chris Kimbrough, a 44-year-old mother of six, shattered the women’s beer mile world record running 6:28.6 in her first attempt at the event
Talk amongst yourselves. I’m running.
This is a penitentiary. A maximum-security prison. It is Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon. The inmates wear blue, the outsiders wear red or orange. And they race next to one another on the same track.
UPDATE: HOLY GENEROSITY BATMAN! ED of PIZZA IN MOTION HAS DONATED $100 AND HAS OFFERED TO MATCH ANY INDIVIDUAL DONATION UP TO $100! Randy Petersen is on a 500-mile Mileage Run at the moment – except he’s not flying, he’s cycling! The event is called the Ride the Rockies – it goes from June … Read More
The Sweden edition of the online magazine, The Local, reports that Sweden is hosting the world’s first underground race this September. The 400 entrants will run on a 2.5 kilometer track inside a mine that is 40 meters below ground in Sickla, Sweden. I am not certain if the run is only one time around … Read More