Pace the Nation recorded a podcast from Atlanta the day before the Olympic Marathon Trials, spreaking to various Brooks Running athletes and personnelincluding Adam Dalton, Steve Dekoker, Brian Sell, Julie Stackhouse and Jim Weber.
Longtime local runner Dan Yi pitches some ideas to increase engagement in distance running among fans. Read more about the Dojo of Pain.
With more than 700 runners heading to Atlanta this weekend to take a shot at the U.S. Olympic Marathon team, it’s hard to deny that Trials Fever is in the air.
Runners who spend all day standing up teaching, others who fit in their training around work and grad school, some who are also raising children, they’re all going to be on the starting line with the professionals. With apologies to another sporting venue in Georgia, this is the tradition truly unlike any other.
Adventurer, 18-year daily runner and palatable reality TV star Ariel Tweto stops while she’s in town for the premire of a documentary she produced.
Pacers Running Race Director Lisa Reeves talks about catching her white whale, holding a half marathon in Washington, D.C., which she will do Sept. 13 when the D.C. Half replaces what was once the Navy-Air Force Half Marathon.
Pacers CEO (and RunWashington Publisher) Kathy Dalby and Burke Beck of Oklahoma City’s Red Coyote Running discuss their networking and educational retreat for women in the running industry that they started last year. Docs goes on an unrelated rant.
Bob Schwelm, the top American at the New York Marathon in 1995 and owner of the Bryn Mawr Running Company near Philadelphia talks about his five decades of running sub-3-hour marathons and his plans for a sixth.
Saucony runner and American 25k record holder Parker Stinson talks about finding the sweet spot in his training.
When Arlington’s Elizabeth Briones crosses the Frosty 5K finish line, her time is nowhere close to what she ran in college. She has a smile on her face, though. As far as the last few years are concerned, it’s a personal best by well over a minute.
What matters is that she’s out there again.
Almost 18 years ago, she was about to leave on a physical and emotional journey that just recording a number of miles wouldn’t begin to document.
Bobby Van Allen, coach of the Division III NCAA champion Johns Hopkins women’s cross country team, discusses his team’s sixth national title and rising men’s team.