Tag: running

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Off Track

Alberto Salazar is one of the most celebrated running coaches in the world. Is he also a cheater?

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She Could Be An Olympic Runner, But Her Brain Is At War With Her Body

On Amaris Tyynismaa, the 14-year-old star runner who has Tourette’s.

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Following Terry Fox

Tracing the 3,339 miles the Canadian ran in 1980, on one good leg and one prosthetic limb.

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Duel in the Sun

A look back at the two men whose neck-and-neck race electrified the 1982 Boston Marathon

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Mary Cain Is Growing Up Fast

A profile of a promising young runner.

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Marathon Man

The strange case of Kip Litton, road race fraud.

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The Toughest Footrace in the World

100 miles, 24 hours.

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In Kenya, Running With Chinese Characteristics

The Chinese team heads to the home of elite running.

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Broken Stride

The death of a runner and the “ongoing culture war between fitness enthusiasts and automobiles.”

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Runner, Interrupted

What happens when a runner loses his feet?

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Bret, Unbroken

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.

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White Boy

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."