10 Oct '15, 5pm

Samuelson celebrates 30th anniversary of record run in Chicago, by David Monti, RRW, used with permission,...

Samuelson celebrates 30th anniversary of record run in Chicago, by David Monti, RRW, used with permission,...

Carey Pinkowski and Joan Benoit Samuelson, photo by David Monti, RRW, used with permission. Way back in 1977, in the predecessor of Outside magazine, Mariah, there existed a wonderfully thoughtful writer named John Jerome. He wrote a piece on Frank Shorter, who, after having won two Olympic medals, a gold and a silver, had brought much focus on the marathon distance in the U.S. Men and women were putting on their running shoes, buying copies of Runners World (went from 50,000 subscribers to 400,0000), and running one of the big city marathons (New York, Chicago, LA then). In that article on Frank Shorter, the late John Jerome wrote one of the most prophetic lines about a marathoner ever: " In putting 26 miles together at five minutes per mile, Frank Shorter invented running." I always thought that Jerome had encapsulated the first running boom in that one sentance. I was, ...

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Without Pacemakers, Chicago Marathon becomes wide open race, by David Monti, RRW, used with permission,...

Without Pacemakers, Chicago Marathon becomes wi...

runblogrun.com 11 Oct '15, 12am

WITHOUT PACEMAKERS, CHICAGO MARATHON BECOMES WIDE OPEN RACE By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rig...

Chumba, Kiplgat win in Windy Chicago Marathon, by David Monti, RRW, used with permission, #chicagomarathon,...

Chumba, Kiplgat win in Windy Chicago Marathon, ...

runblogrun.com 14 Oct '15, 9pm

The men's lead pack, 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, photo courtesy of Bank of America Chicago Marathon The 2015 Ba...

Caroline Rotich Savors Return to Boston for B.A...

runblogrun.com 10 Oct '15, 11pm

CAROLINE ROTICH SAVORS RETURN TO BOSTON FOR B.A.A. HALF-MARATHON By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Wee...

Joan Benoit Samuelson at Bank of America's Chicago Marathon: All about the Passion, by Larry Eder, #chimarathon,...

Joan Benoit Samuelson at Bank of America's Chic...

runblogrun.com 09 Oct '15, 5am

I remember in 1979, when Joan Benoit won the Boston Marathon. The shy Mainer, who had only run one marathon before enterin...

Emma Bates "All In", Ready to Kick off pro career at Tufts 10-k, by Chris Lotsbom, RRW, used with permission,...

Emma Bates "All In", Ready to Kick off pro care...

runblogrun.com 10 Oct '15, 11pm

Emma Bates "All In", Ready to Kickoff pro career at Tufts 10-K, by Chris Lotsbom, RRW, used with permission PHOTO: E mma B...

Deena Kastor Breaks U.S. Masters Record at Chic...

runnersworld.com 11 Oct '15, 3pm

Kastor, a three-time Olympian and the 2004 Olympic bronze medalist in the marathon, also holds the world masters half mara...

Breakthrough: American @lukepuskedra has just r...

letsrun.com 11 Oct '15, 12pm

You beat us to the punch. I've turned this into the official thread. In case you haven't read our previews, you can do so ...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Chicago Marathon

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Chicago M...

runnersworld.com 15 Oct '15, 8pm

“We want to suggest to the Guinness Book of World Records that they set up a new record for the combined marathon time of ...

.@deenakastor broke the U.S. masters record at #ChiMarathon

.@deenakastor broke the U.S. masters record at ...

runnersworld.com 14 Oct '15, 12am

Kastor went into the race targeting the masters record—she knew she needed to average 5:39 per mile—and she was faster tha...

China says let's toughen ties as North Korea celebrates anniversary

China says let's toughen ties as North Korea ce...

channelnewsasia.com 10 Oct '15, 5am

PYONGYANG: Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party on Saturday with a massive milita...

Molly Huddle wins Tufts 10-k in event record 31...

runblogrun.com 16 Oct '15, 12pm

HUDDLE WINS TUFTS 10-K IN EVENT RECORD 31:21 By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights rese...

Kenyans Sweep at Chicago Marathon; Kastor Sets U.S. Masters Record

Kenyans Sweep at Chicago Marathon; Kastor Sets ...

running.competitor.com 11 Oct '15, 9pm

(c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with permission. CHICAGO — The Windy City lived up to its name her...

Run Journal - Deena Kastor Sets Masters Record 2:27:47: By Larry Eder, RunBlogRun On a week that Colleen de Re...

Run Journal - Deena Kastor Sets Masters Record ...

running.net 11 Oct '15, 10pm

On a week that Colleen de Reuck and her husband, Darren, were competing in the Ironman Triathlon, Deena Kastor paid Ms. De...

Run Journal - Two Great Races in Chicago, as Chumba and Kiplagat Win: By Larry Eder, RunBlogRun The men's race...

Run Journal - Two Great Races in Chicago, as Ch...

running.net 11 Oct '15, 10pm

The men's race went out slow and calculating, with the first mile covered in 4:58 and 5k in 15:27. As the pace stayed even...

Carey Pinkowski dumps pace makers in Chicago and focuses on the racing, by Larry Eder, #chimarathon, #abbottwmm,...

Carey Pinkowski dumps pace makers in Chicago an...

runblogrun.com 10 Oct '15, 5am

A key memory that I have of the late Fred Lebow comes from a story by Marc Bloom, for the Runner magazine, published in th...