Olympic Finals: Sunday, August 5

Each day I will be listing the medal competitions for the day, along with which athletes from the United States are competing in that event. Today‚Äôs Olympic Finals in Track & Field are: Women’s Marathon at 6:00 AM EDT Shalane Flanagan Kara Goucher Desiree...

2012 Olympic Trials and Houston Marathon

This past weekend the Olympic Marathon Trials took place in Houston, Texas. A day later, there followed the Houston Marathon. This also happened to be my birthday weekend, so what better way to celebrate a birthday than to watch some amazing athletes and then run a...

2011 Boston Marathon Race Results

Patriot’s Day means the Boston Marathon here in New England, when countless throngs line the streets between Hopkinton and Beantown and cheer on thousands of runners as they make their way along. I’ve run Boston twice, and I honestly think that I prefer...

2011 Boston Marathon Preview

The World Marathon Majors are set to get going again this year, with two of the races falling on the same weekend. Normally, the London Marathon and the Boston Marathon are about a week apart, but this year they fall on the same weekend. Here’s who to keep an...

Kara Goucher will not run the 2009 London Marathon

Just yesterday, Kara Goucher was considering the London Marathon. It took about a day or so, but her coach, Alberto Salazar, has talked her out of running. The AP is listing her possible attempt at running London 6 days after Boston as having been unprecedented, but I...