This little bit of magic is from Portland's KOIN-6 Friday night and it is remarkable that it actually happened. The entire interview is just a slow and steady burn to that ultimate payoff and the entire time you're thinking: no way. No way this actually happens. It can't. »
David Babcock, a professor at the University of Central Missouri, chose to create less boring small talk in the future by knitting a giant scarf as he ran the Kansas City Marathon. And he isn't the first person to do this, apparently. »
Suzy Favor Hamilton was a middle distance runner, competing in three Olympics—most notably, the 1500 meters in Sydney, where she collapsed to the ground coming down the stretch. But she's probably best known for this 2000 Nike ad, in which a sports bra-clad Favor Hamilton outran a masked chainsaw-wielding… »
This picture via @AshleyKMayo, from the NYC Marathon track, where some runners are apparently jogging the official marathon route despite the postponement of tomorrow's race. Mayo reports that other runners-following the marathon's route today despite the marathon having been postponed for the express reason that,… »
Eric Strabel was on pace to shatter the record of the Crow Pass Crossing wilderness marathon in the Chugach Mountain region of Alaska when a bear "surprised him on the trail." Then he got lost. Then a moose blocked the trail.
The Crow Pass marathon is a 24-mile sprint through mountains and forests in Alaska. The trail … »