A profile of a promising young runner.
The Chinese team heads to the home of elite running.
The death of a runner and the “ongoing culture war between fitness enthusiasts and automobiles.”
His brain and body shattered in a horrible accident as a young boy, Bret Dunlap thought just being able to hold down a job, keep an apartment, and survive on his own added up to a good enough life. Then he discovered running.
A high school runner is torn between championship meets and quality time with his drunk, racist father.
"It’s five thirty. Mom called Dad, but he’s not home. Must be on his way, she says. I nod. We’ve made this exchange a hundred times. I’m wearing a new camouflage t-shirt from the Army-Navy Surplus outlet. Mom bought it. You look like a little soldier, she says. I made her buy face paint too, but I’m saving that for the woods."
How a 100-mile footrace saved a beleaguered town.
A 16-year-old runner, her coach and the lasting memory of an improbable race.
It was a 3-mile footrace. Thousands were in attendance. So how did Michael LeMaitre disappear?