How This Texas Ranch Hand Ran His Way to a 2:13 Marathon

Aug 19, 2019
Even after working 10-hour days with a chainsaw, Olympic Trials qualifier Joe Whelan didn’t let his training slip up.

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How Kellyn Taylor Plans to Prove She’s One of the World’s Best Marathoners

Jul 15, 2019
She's got the stats, but all that matters is a top three finish in February.

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Grandma's Marathon: Rojas dominates women's race

Jun 24, 2019
Nell Rojas runs 2:28:06 to meet the Olympic Qualifying Standard

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Galen Rupp, who won the Chicago Marathon in 2017, is recovering from an Achilles injury

Jun 7, 2019
A two-time Olympic medalist, Rupp also hopes to make a fourth U.S. Olympic team at the marathon trials in February in Atlanta. He has won three marathons (the Olympic trials in 2016, Chicago in 2017 and Prague in 2018) and finished second in Boston in 2017.

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I Have Cancer Again. I’ve Never Been More Grateful to Belong to the Running Community

May 14, 2019
The 1988 Olympic Marathon Trials champion details his second health struggle, 26 years after his first.

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Penn State Track Alum Tyler McCandless Hopes Third Time Is The Charm At Olympic Trials

May 13, 2019
Penn State alumnus Tyler Mcandless profiled in his alma mater's school magazine. 

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How This Grad Student Shaved Over 30 Minutes Off Her Marathon PR to Qualify for Trials

May 9, 2019
Two years ago, breaking 7:00 in the mile was a struggle. Now, Olivia Ballew is ready to take on Atlanta with the best runners in the country.  

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The remarkable story of 41-year-old Olympic marathon hopeful Roberta Groner

May 6, 2019
A decade later, what began as a way to de-stress has evolved into Groner becoming one of the world's best masters (age 40 and up) distance runners. Somehow, the 41-year-old is getting faster with age.

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U.S. Olympic marathon team outlook heading toward trials

May 2, 2019
A look at the U.S. men’s and women’s marathon rankings at the end of the spring majors with 10 months until the Olympic trials in Atlanta

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Huddle struggles to career-best marathon time, finishes 12th in London

Apr 29, 2019
Elmira native Molly Huddle has gone from a state champion at Elmira Notre Dame to a record-setting Olympian. 

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Molly Huddle, Emily Sisson seek spots in golden age for U.S. marathoners

Apr 25, 2019
The U.S. Olympic marathon trials aren’t for 10 months, but the field is already crowded. The current era has produced four of the six American women in history who have broken 2 hours, 24 minutes, for 26.2 miles. Two more could join that club at Sunday’s London Marathon

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Flanagan's Boston Finish sets her up for Even Bigger Things

Apr 22, 2019
Achieving her goal of a top-10 finish to gain Olympic Trials qualification, the former Lake Park and University of Washington distance star placed ninth among women at the 123rd Boston Marathon.

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Analyzing the American men at Boston

Apr 17, 2019
Breaking down Scott Fauble and Jared Ward's top 10 finishes. 

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The Heel and the Heal: Jordan Hasay is Back

Apr 17, 2019
Three major marathons. Three third-place finishes.

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Sarah Sellers and the Craziest Schedule in Running

Apr 12, 2019
Sellers is the American nurse anesthetist and long distance runner who came out of nowhere last year to finish second in the chilly deluge that was the 2018 Boston Marathon. She believes she can run under 2:30 soon, and has her sights set on the Olympics next year or in 2024.

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Roberta Groner Goes Sub-2:30 in Fastest Marathon Yet

Apr 11, 2019
Groner—a 41-year-old mother of three and full-time nurse from Randolph, New Jersey—ran a personal best of 2:29:06 at the Rotterdam Marathon on April 7, taking fifth and becoming one of the first two American women in the race to hit the Olympic qualifying standard (Aliphine Tuliamuk, who won the race in 2:26:48, was the first).

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Penn Medicine nurse gaining fast in bid for Tokyo 2020

Apr 10, 2019
A relative newcomer to marathoning, Samantha Roecker has qualified for the Olympic Team Trials

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For Elite Marathoner Tim Ritchie, the Boston Marathon Is Much More Than a Race

Apr 10, 2019
Tim Ritchie was three years removed from his time at Boston College and had just missed qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Trials when he decided to run Boston Marathon that year, giving it one last shot before calling it quits.

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Three-Time Olympian Ritzenhein: “I’m Not Ready to Give up the Ghost”

Apr 10, 2019
The oft-injured runner offers a candid assessment of his training, his injury history, and what he thinks about retirement.

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