Even the fastest runners struggle to pace easy runs—but slowing way down can actually boost your speed. Here’s how.
In 1864, the U.S. Army forced 10,000 Navajo to march through the desert to internment. Edison Eskeets retraced the steps of his people.
Gary Patton runs only once every three days. The other days? Strength training, and lots of it.
The veteran coach at York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois, built a dynasty with a caring approach to athletes.
Birmingham’s 5K At The Junction is helping inspire active lifestyles.
Scott Wietecha started the year 20 pounds above his racing weight before getting back into shape.
Patrick McGregor hits 105, and he’s not done yet.
Pat McGregor is trying to go at least one day longer than the streak his high school coach established in 1979.
Fred Zalokar won the 55–59 division in Tokyo, completing a World Marathon Majors quest that began in 2010.
Although she forgot her suitcase with her spikes and gear, the masters champion set a world best.
The University of Oregon senior has climbed to second on the list of collegiate champions.
Samantha Watson, an 800-meter ace, will compete in the U.S. indoor championships this weekend.
Dorothy Joy kept an aggressive walking pace at the Surf City Half Marathon.
Michael Reid was on his daily run before work when he was struck in a hit-and-run.
Trainers hang from the trees in Terre Haute, Indiana, an arboreal monument to cross-country careers.
Yes, Karissa Schweizer does work on her finishing kick, which propelled her to an upset national title.
Patrick Tiernan of Villanova wins the men’s individual race; Northern Arizona takes the team title.
Karissa Schweizer, a Missouri junior, wins the individual title, while the University of Oregon wins the team crown by one point.
University of Oregon senior Edward Cheserek goes for an unprecedented fourth-straight national cross-country title.
Her best times at shorter distances are almost exactly the same as those of Deena Kastor and Shalane Flanagan.
The Michigan senior talks about rebounding from disappointment, her future, and making a run at the NCAA cross country title.
Brian Pilcher, 60, runs 2:42:42 in Chicago, but he’s still questioning why he can’t pace himself better.
The 15-year-old daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay was killed in a shooting in a Lexington parking lot.
Blazing fast times are run by athletes over 40, including 80-year-old Libby James, who averaged 8:07 pace.
He led the women’s program at Tennessee State University for 44 years and guided Wilma Rudolph to three golds at the 1960 Olympics.
Brandon Ries, a senior at Peak to Peak Charter School, is remembered for his humanity and athletic and academic excellence.