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NYC Marathon Cancellation Runs into Trouble

Posted by on Mar 8th, 2013
After cancelling the 2012 New York City Marathon at the last minute due to Hurricane Sandy, the New York Road Runners have offered runners the option of a monetary refund or complementary registration for an upcoming NYC Marathon or NYC Half. According to a letter the organization recently released to runners, about half of everyone signed up for the 2012 r…Read more

Spirit of the Marathon II trailer released

Posted by Staff Writer on Feb 18th, 2013
The sequel to the movie Spirit of the Marathon released its official trailer last week. The movie itself is scheduled to release in theaters in North America in the summer of 2013 (MarathonMovie.com). Spirit of the Marathon “is the first film to capture the story, drama and ultimate essence of the legendary 26.2 mile running event,” as posted o…Read more

Color Run is nation’s largest 5K series

Posted by Staff Writer on Feb 15th, 2013
The race that focuses “less on speed and more on crazy color fun with friends and family” is now the most popular 5K series race in the country, according to runningusa.org. The Color Run is a one of a kind race where participants are asked to wear all white and be prepared to look like a “Willie Wonka tie dyed vat of colored goodness&rdqu…Read more

Inspirational 97-year-old breaks 100 m record

Posted by Staff Writer on Feb 13th, 2013
As seen on Our America with Lisa Ling: The Secret Lives of Seniors, Ida has been training for weeks for a single race that she will run in less than a minute, by herself, and on her 97th birthday. She needs to beat a 59.9 to claim the 100meter dash record in her age group of 95 and older. Watch her take on the odds in this inspiring video. RunningWorkout.com…Read more

Finding Traction

Posted by Staff Writer on Feb 6th, 2013
December 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Fours Five Productions and ColorBURN Productions, in association with KUSM-TV/MontanaPBS, are producing a new documentary film, Finding Traction, featuring world-renowned endurance athlete Nikki Kimball. In an age where obesity is the #1 killer in America, Finding Traction presents Kimball's inspirational quest to become the f…Read more

Ultras

Posted by Ken Lawrence on Nov 27th, 2013
THEY may well be the world’s craziest athletes. After all who, in their right mind, would run 100 miles over what are often highly dangerous mountain trails for 24 hours or more AND pay good money to do so? Then again, they might just be the sanest of all of us. Keira Henninger laughingly reckons she and her fellow ultrarunners might be a bit of both, ac…Read more

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