The forgotten story of Andy Hampsten's 1988 Giro d'Italia win
In addition to enduring the freezing climb of the Passo di Gavia, Hampsten withstood repeated attacks by a Eurocentric peloton. And a late-race tactical decision nearly cost him the victory.
Why Tina Muir retired from running, at the peak of her career
Tina Muir was a rising star in the sport -- but in the past few years, she's become increasingly worried about her long-term health. She explains why she made the agonizing decision to quit.
Who will run the marathon for the U.S. at the World Championships?
The three men and three women are selected in order of their times during the qualifying period
The world's fastest marathoners (and marathons)
Stats on the quickest runners and courses in history
Keitany breaks record with 3rd London win
Kenyan runner Mary Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe's women-only marathon world record on Sunday with a third victory in London, while Daniel Wanjiru won the men's race for the first time.
Why Kenyan star Wilson Kipsang now runs on shaky ground
Could a star runner finally right the corruption within Kenya's athletic and political circles? On the surface, many say yes, but Kipsang's critics question if he is contributing to the problem.
Infection won't hinder Pavey at London Marathon
Jo Pavey insists the chest infections that have dogged her training for Sunday's London Marathon will not impede her chances of qualifying for this summer's British World Championships team.
Want to qualify for Boston?
What you need to do to earn your 2017 spot by the mid-September deadline.
Kiplagat, others prevail in Boston Marathon debuts
How Mary Keitany broke the all-time women's record in London.
For Devin Wang, another year brings closure after tragedy
There are many adjectives for what Devin Wang and so many others did at the 2013 Boston Marathon, but the most fitting of all may be the word we reserve for athletes: clutch.
Chain-smoker-turned-marathoner looks to complete feat in London
Chris Bartosik knew he had to make a change in his life after years of smoking. So he quit and picked up running, and found a special way to honor his ill mother in the process.
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U.S. runners give inspired effort at Boston Marathon
Paced by Jordan Hasay, who was motivated by her late mother's presence, and Galen Rupp, American runners had a (star-spangled) banner day at the 2017 Boston Marathon.
Aaron Hale: 'The gift is being here and getting to run'
Life has thrown many obstacles Aaron Hale's way. But the retired Army Sergeant continues to find ways to inspire other wounded veterans, including with his latest finish at the Boston Marathon.
Sagar Baheti makes history by finishing Boston Marathon
Sagar Baheti became India's first visually impaired runner to participate and finish the Boston Marathon, with family and fans there to cheer him on.
How Kathrine Switzer helped change the culture in women's sports
Fifty years ago, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon. Now, as she is set to race there again, No. 261 is a source of inspiration for women worldwide.
#SockTalk: Paralympian McFadden exemplifies courage
As Tatyana McFadden competed in the Boston Marathon on Monday after recent surgeries, the word impressive comes to mind. McFadden shares her strategy on undoing doubt with Julie Foudy.
Shalane Flanagan says she is not done running just yet
Shalane Flanagan was set to run the 2017 Boston Marathon before a back injury sidelined her. We checked in with the three-time Olympian on her recovery, career goals and life as a foster parent.
Gebremeskel wins Carlsbad 5000 record 5th time
Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has won the Carlsbad 5000 for a record fifth time, completing the road race in 13 minutes, 27 seconds.
From battlefields to Boston: How running brought two VETs together
After horrific battlefield injuries, operations and "dark moments", two military veterans will run the Boston and London Marathons together. This is their story of hope, friendship and hardship.
Expert panel: These are the world's 10 best marathons
We asked a panel of experts -- from elite athletes such as Mo Keflezighi to ardent amateurs -- to pick the world's best marathons. Here are the 10 26.2-mile races that stood out from the crowd.
World's best marathons: Honorable mention
These marathons -- including big ones and unusual ones -- received lots of love from our expert panel but didn't crack the list of the world's 10 best.
Runner Jordan Hasay's stride into 26.2 miles
After more than 10 years of thinking in meters around a track, Jordan Hasay is making the switch to miles and the open road. And the 2017 Boston Marathon will be the test.
Luke Puskedra: 'It was tough even getting out the door'
In early 2016, Luke Puskedra was running his fastest. He'd just achieved a personal-best at the Chicago Marathon and was vying to be on the U.S. Olympic team. Then life took an unwelcome turn.
How I balance Boston Marathon training, fundraising and parenting
As she prepares for the Boston Marathon, Megan Birch-McMichael is feeling the strain of sacrificed family time and an aching body. And she wouldn't have it any other way.
Sarah Thomas is pushing the limits of open-water swimming
After swimming the Catalina Channel, Sarah Thomas said "never again." But something made her stick with the sport, and six years later, she completed a record-setting 80-mile swim in Lake Powell.
The gruel and glory of the World Marathon Challenge
Matthew Barnett had never run a marathon before 2012. That didn't deter him from running seven at the World Marathon Challenge in January, even if he had to drag his leg "like Frankenstein."