Meet Tina King Clay, an insurance agent who started a running group to help improve Black women’s health.
The advice of a record-setting 73-year-old holds true for all ages and abilities, but especially for those of us who think we have a running expiration date.
We checked in on the ultrarunner midway through her attempt at a women's world record.
Having a purpose—a personal mission—helps make the hard miles worth it.
We spoke with the Dirtbag Runners founder about how she hopes taking a sabbatical will bring her back to running and how other people can make a break work for them.
Two of the Fastest High School Girls Ever—Roisin Willis and Sophia Gorriaran—Earned 4th and 5th Place in Pro 800 meters at Millrose
They ran season bests, but the high school American record still stands. Both girls are driven by competition and camaraderie to break that record before track season is over.
The 35-year-old made the switch after giving birth to her fourth child. Here’s what we can learn from her experience.
Welcome to TrackGirlz, a nonprofit improving girls’ access to track and field.
She has helped push the running industry toward the recognition that the sport isn't always accessible or welcoming.
In a landscape dominated by hyper-filtered images and rail-thin fitness influencers, 38-year-old social media sensation Erin Azar stands out.
With one more year of pro racing ahead, Steph Bruce wants her supporters to celebrate her pro running retirement with her, like they’ve always done.
Sara Hall's career is a reminder of what's possible.
If anyone had lingering questions about whether good vibes and fast times go hand in hand, Seidel dispatched them.
“Your time is now” is Mu’s oft-repeated mantra, one she credits with changing her mindset and improving her performance.
The 800-meter specialist translates hard work and talent as a runner into another passion.
If you don't know her by name, you might recognize her hair.
She’s turned all the challenges she’s faced into additional fuel for her competitive fire, qualifying for the 2021 Olympics in the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters.
In this new chapter of her career, Vaughn finds the roads to be more forgiving and fruitful.
The superstar runner is working hard to ensure pregnant women everywhere are supported.
“When women are not seen, when they are invisible, it becomes much easier for those in power to forget that they exist and have equal rights as the men in society.”
History has so often shown that meaningful change only occurs when society gets sufficiently angry about an injustice.
In 2019, Mary Cain alleged abuse under the most renowned distance running coach in the country. Then she promised to do whatever she could to fix girls' sports.
Atsuko Tamura learned the value of movement from a young age and it's what has kept her going as an industry leader.
50 Years Later: Cheryl Treworgy—Shalane Flanagan’s Mom—Reflects on Being the First Woman to Break 2:50 in the Marathon
Treworgy reflects on how running has changed and created opportunities for women since she started running in the 1960s.
When Catherine Popp was diagnosed with Alzheimer's at age 53, her partner quit his job so they could make the most of their time together, by traveling and running.
The secret to parenting well, crushing your career, and running hard? For Stevie Kremer, it’s all about balance.
Now the youngest person to run 100 marathons, Dreamer Jocelyn Rivas recently finished her hundredth at the Los Angeles Marathon.
Because of her 2011 victory in New York, Firehiwot Dado has given her family greater opportunities than she once had.
Here's how to the three-time Beer Mile champion does it.
A Los Angeles–based runner and semifinalist for the Brooks Runfulness Project, this Oiselle Volée member won $25,000 and hopes to bring visibility to the AAPI community through her book.
Eleanor Beason may not be the fastest runner, but she knows a thing or two about how to commit to running and find longevity in the sport.
Karen Bei is known as "Sara Hall's mom" in some circles. And that's the role that has inspired her to take up running later in life, too.
The retired 2017 New York City Marathon champion takes inventory of how her attempt to complete six marathons in seven weeks has gone so far.
In 2021, Emma Bates switched training groups, found a new coach, and moved to Colorado. All the changes did her good.
It’s no secret that the pandemic was especially difficult for parents to navigate. The 2019 world marathon championships qualifier struggled, too.
Gabrielle Thomas is one of the fastest sprinters the country has ever seen. But her Olympic medals aren’t just awards. They’re one more way to draw attention to what really matters to this Harvard grad.
The high school star is carrying on the legacy of Black women who came before her as she carves out her place in track and field.
Dana Henderson logs miles to find her strength—and raises funds in support of suicide prevention as she prepares for the Chicago Marathon.
The 400-meter runner made her first Olympic team as a mom and won the Diamond League final in Zurich to clinch her spot at the next summer’s World Championships in Eugene.
Deirdre Keane became a low-key internet sensation after a condensed version of her life was told on the Humans of New York Instagram account. We wanted to know the full story.
When the race got scary, Rojas had to hype herself up to outkick the competition.
Ida Keeling died at age 106.
Young pro runners often spend their summers competing in Europe. For some, like Norris, the racing and the travel are at a new level.
Lauren Wilke contracted COVID-19 in March 2020. She is still seeking treatment for long-haul symptoms.
In her journey to the Olympics, Cockrell learned the importance of perspective and managing expectations.
“My whole career I’ve been like, what’s next?”: Molly Huddle on Preparing for the 2021 Boston Marathon
The two-time Olympian has been focused on injury prevention in her build up to Boston.
Liz DeLuca raised $12,000 for multiple sclerosis research.
After losing one of their own, the running community sends condolences to the Anderson family.
And why she won’t be hiking the Grand Canyon anytime soon.
How one woman is using an epic stage race to make running more inclusive.
Florence Griffith Joyner’s world records in the 100m and 200m have never been matched.
She’s a world championships silver medalist, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t get nervous.
Elise Cranny won the 5,000 meters at the Olympic Trials to make the Tokyo Games. She got there by celebrating every step forward.
Moving up from her first love, the 1500 meters, Rachel Schneider will compete in the 5,000 meters at the 2021 Olympics.
The world championships 800-meter silver medalist has changed coaches and coasts—and now she's competing at her first Olympics.
Athing Mu has shattered collegiate records and heading into the Olympics, she's fastest woman for 800 meters in the world this year.
Her last race was "99 percent perfect." In Tokyo, she's looking for that final one percent.
Just Say Cheese: One of My Favorite Olympic Trials Post-Race Interviews Happened at the Local Grocery Store
When COVID-19 takes away so much human interaction, the Eugene grocery store is the place where you probably know everybody’s name.
Even for elite athletes, navigating what comes next during a pandemic is confusing and murky.
The third place Olympic Trials finisher and first-time Olympian is a fresh face in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase.
The Olympic marathoner turned ultra-champion shares how she navigates the training.
Years of hard work are paying off for the Olympic Trials 1500-meter second place finisher. But it's Team Boss and coach Joe Bosshard who she says deserve a lot of the credit.
Dominique Sabbs of the Chicago Area Runners Association is stepping up to help foster community for runners where it wasn’t before.