Elite distance runner Charles Reagan was murdered on Thursday at his muffler store in Milan, Tennessee.
Reagan was found slumped over the hydraulic lifts in one of the bays of the shop by a customer. His wallet was missing. Police have a suspect they are watching but no arrests have been made yet.
Reagan was one of the best [...]
Kenyan Sammy Wanjiru, a 2008 Beijing Marathon Gold Medalist, has died at the age of 24 after a tragic fall off a balcony at his Kenyan home according to Run It Fast.
Wanjiru was one of the most elite marathoners in the world. He won the 2009 and 2010 Chicago Marathon and London Marathon in 2009.
A new time record was set in the Los Angeles Marathon today.
Markos Geneti of Ethiopia set a Los Angeles Marathon record of 2 hours 6 minutes 35 seconds in winning his debut at 26.2 miles by nearly three minutes. It was the second-fastest marathon in the world this year.
As a former cross-country runner, [...]
Joe D’Amico must not have seen the movie ‘Super Size Me’. That, or he simply has a cast iron constitution that no amount of preservatives or saturated fat can harm. What other reason would he have for eating only McDonald’s food while training for the Los Angeles Marathon?
Joe D’Amico, a 36-year-old dad from Palatine who [...]
One of the best female marathon runners in the country, 27-year-old Sally Meyerhoff, was killed when a pickup truck collided with her bicycle on Tuesday March 8th. According to Bumpshack:
Sally, who had won the 2011 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n Roll Marathon in Phoenix back in January, was instantly killed in the crash. The pick-up driver [...]
Spider-Man’s true identity was revealed Sunday as that of ‘elite’ runner, Ian Sharman. Okay, so he might not be the Spider-Man, but he was the guy who entered the Guinness Book of World Records for fastest time in a marathon while wearing a super hero costume; specifically the 33rd Annual Napa Valley Marathon. According to [...]
Kenya’s Robert Cheruiyot won the 114th Boston Marathon on Monday with a time of 2:05:52. Ethiopia’s Tekeste Kebede finished 91 seconds back in second place at 2:07:23. Kebede’s fellow countryman Deriba Menga came in third (2:08:39), followed by two Americans to finish out the top five. Ryan Hall in 4th with a time of 2:08:41 [...]