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running

Marathoner Runs 19 Miles with Lost Puppy, Adopts Him After Race

Khemjira Klongsanun was running a marathon in Thailand when she came across a lost puppy in the road. She couldn't help herself, and so she brought it along.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.31.19
marathon

Run For Your Life: The Catharsis and Conflict of Ultrarunning

More than mere exercise, long-distance running can act as a form of therapy. We spoke with comedian Richard Gadd and musician Mishka Shubaly about how ultrarunning helped and hindered when they sought to face their demons.
Si Hawkins
3.27.17
ed whitlock

The 85 Year-Old Marathon Runner Beating Competition Half His Age

Ed Whitlock is a once-in-a-generation athlete. He won't get the same coverage as a LeBron James, but he's been competitively running marathons at a high level for over 60 years.
VICE Sports
1.13.17
athlete

Meet the 85 Year-Old Marathon Runner Beating Competition Half His Age

Ed Whitlock is a once-in-a-generation athlete. He won't get the same coverage as a LeBron James, but he's been competitively running marathons at a high level for over 60 years.
VICE Sports
1.10.17
Rio 2016

By Way of Germany, Palestine’s First Olympic Marathoner

On Sunday, Mayada Al-Sayad will become the first woman to run a marathon for Palestine. She hopes other women will follow her lead.
Jacqueline Kantor
8.13.16
running

For Two Marathoners, "Boston Strong" Is More Than Just a Slogan

Matt Brown is a Parapalegic. Lucas Carr is an Army Ranger and firefighter. They've been running the Boston Marathon together for years.
James Murphy
4.18.16
doping

Drugs, Hidden Cameras, and Whistleblowers: The Russian Doping Scandal

Hajo Seppelt said it “could be the biggest scandal in the history of athletics.” He might be right.
Brian Blickenstaff
12.4.14