Missing the Olympics? “The Distance” to the Rescue
Every runner will appreciate this riveting story of dedication and passion that follows Naoko Takashi and the Japanese people to Olympic gold in the marathon.
That Moment: 10 Best Running Memories from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
A few of our favorite moments from the Tokyo Games that inspired us for their demonstration of courage, commitment, passion and excellence.
Kipchoge Wins the Olympic Marathon in Dominating Performance
Kipchoge demonstrates his marathon reign continues with a commanding, seemingly effortless victory in Sapporo.
Who and What to Watch in the Men’s Olympic Marathon
The world's fastest marathoner — Eliud Kipchoge — is the odds-on Olympic favorite, but can he handle the heat?
Sifan Hassan Joins a Select Group of Historic Multi-Medalists
With medals in the 10,000m, 5,000m and 1500m at the same Olympics, Hassan steps onto a special podium with a select few who secured memorable distance triples and doubles.
Why it is Worth Getting Up Early to Watch Track on Saturday Morning
Two amazing distance races. Powerful runners with strides like poetry. Heroes and legends to be made. That's worth a 4:30 wake up.
The Tokyo Olympics Put Climate Change on Display
With temperatures rising, will Olympic organizers be able to reasonably keep athletes safe in future Summer Games?
Who and What to Watch in the Women’s Olympic 10,000m
The Tokyo Games will play host to one of the greatest 10,000m show-downs in Olympic history, with the two fastest female athletes of all time squaring off, and Sifan Hassan going for history.
1500m Showdown: Hassan vs. Kipyegon vs. Muir — Plus Purrier St. Pierre?
Tomorrow the stage is set for a dramatic showdown between the mid-distance stars of three nations: The Netherlands, Kenya, and Great Britain — with a new American challenger. Here’s how they stack up against each other.
Glimpses of the U.S. Marathoners’ Travel and Training in Japan
We get a picture of U.S. Olympic marathoners last week before the race in Japan by following (stalking?) them on social media.
Who and What to Watch in the Men’s Olympic 5000m Final
A likely tactical race will leave the men's Olympic 5000m open to a strong kicker from anywhere.
Who and What to Watch in the 1500m Finals
When it comes to the 1500m races in Tokyo, nothing less than two gold medals will suffice for Kenya given the world-leading ability of their stars: Faith Kipyegon and Timothy Cheruiyot. After commanding performances at the Monaco Diamond League, they are very much the athletes to beat.