October 24, 2014
Mile repeats least favorite workout, but "I need to run these sessions to be able to run three great rounds of the 800m."
By Steve Landells for the IAAF
U.S. 800m star Nick Symmonds is the latest athlete to answer our work, rest and play questions.
The world 800m silver medalist talks...
October 23, 2014
Mother Kathy Smith, fitness icon, "has been the ultimate role model for my track career.”
By SPIKES powered by IAAF
Kate Grace is the 2013 USA Road Mile champion and a World Relays 4x1500m silver medalist, but she's still only the second most famous person in her family. Her mother, Kathy...
October 20, 2014
Top Master and 3:55 Miler goes sub-5 for the Mile for 33rd straight year.
By Christian Cushing-Murray
I woke up this morning, Saturday, October 18, and broke 5 minutes in a Mile. This is not meant to be boastful--those who know me know that it does not require a monumental effort--yet--on my...
October 19, 2014
“I’m not the runner that I was, but I still have this opportunity for however long.”
By Scott Cacciola, New York Times
BEAVERTON, Ore. — Alan Webb arrived at Portland International Airport last month and prepared to present his passport. He was scheduled to fly from Oregon to Denver to...