13 Oct Famed British Cheater Caught Again

Rob Sloan gained notoriety last year by claiming to place third in Britain's Kielder Marathon, and later being found to have taken a bus from the 20-mile mark. That subterfuge got Sloan banned from all events directed … Continue reading → Full Article HERE...

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12 Oct Kenya as 2024 Olympic Host? Not Likely

Rio de Janeiro is hosting the 2016 Olympics, and will be the first South American city to do so. That will leave Africa as the only continent other than frozen Antarctica to not yet host the Olympic Games.… Continue reading → Full Article HERE...

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11 Oct Aviva confirms end of contract with UKA

Insurance and finance giant Aviva this morning confirmed that they will not renew their sponsorship deal with UK Athletics when it expires in December. For 13 years Aviva – or ‘Norwich Union’ as they were known when the contract began in 1999 – has been the...

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11 Oct Study: Eccentric Strengthening Best For Achilles

Achilles tendon injuries improve more when treated with eccentric strengthening than concentric strengthening, according to a study published in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. In the study, 32 men with Achilles tendinopathy (what most … Continue reading → Full Article HERE...

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10 Oct How Do Elite Runners’ Contracts Work?

Most elites will tell you that running for a living is a privilege. But that doesn't mean it's financially predictable. As Olympian Amy Begley details in an extensive blog post on the topic, being a contracted runner … Continue reading → Full Article HERE...

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09 Oct Racing News: Oct. 9 Morning Report

By Peter Gambaccini Photo by Victah Sailer Chelsea Reilly Wins the USA Women's 10K Championship The 23-year-old Oakland, California native is primarily a 1500-meter runner and miler, and Monday's USA Women's 10K at the Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women. Full Article HERE...

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08 Oct An October Weekend’s Harvest of Marathons

By Peter Gambaccini The Chicago Marathon understandably drew most of the running world's attention over the weekend, but this past October weekend was perhaps the busiest of the fall for memorable marathons across North America. Here's a recap of the … Continue reading →...

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