Joe Strummer was a runner

January 13th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Strummer ran three marathons before his untimely death, from a heart defect, at age 50. His approach to fuelling was somewhat unconventional


Claire Pisano is the woman behind the phallic Strava art

January 13th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Learn more about the woman whose Instagram account went viral on Friday for the shape of her running routes


Meet the woman whose Strava art is exclusively phallic

January 11th, 2019 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A wrong turn while running turned into a hashtag and a three-year long tradition for Claire from New Jersey


The Vatican has a track team

January 11th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The smallest country in the world has a track team of nuns, priests and guards


Moscow doping data now being extracted by WADA

January 10th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Critics feel Russia has been treated too generously in being allowed to deliver data 10 days late, and are skeptical Russia will be fully held to account for the biggest doping scandal in sporting history


Four-year doping ban for Chinese hurdles champion

January 10th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The 2017 national champion and 2014 Asian Games gold medallist in the 100m hurdles is banned from competition until 2022 and must pay for sample testing


Imagine running sub-3:00 marathons in five successive decades

January 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Association of Road Racing Statisticians maintains a list of folks who have done just that. There are 41 of them


Kipchoge ranked #21 on Sports Illustrated’s Fittest 50 list

January 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Seven other runners made the cut: Jim Walmsley, Mary Keitany, Dina Asher-Smith, Gwen Jorgensen, Caster Semenya, Courtney Dauwalter and Emma Coburn


Dr. Joe Vigil’s coaching gems of wisdom (as told to Mario Fraioli)

January 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A chance encounter with one of the world’s most successful and beloved coaches made a lasting impression on a rookie


The World Championship marathon will be held at midnight

January 8th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A look at the technology that’s going into the 2019 Doha World Championships to combat the heat


Gene Dykes’ insane racing schedule for 2019

January 8th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Gene Dykes, the 70-year-old from Philadelphia whose marathon world record attempt ended in disappointment when he realized the event he chose to contest it (the Jacksonville Marathon in Florida) was not USATF-sanctioned, has posted […]


UN refugee agency’s step campaign lets runners make a difference

January 8th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Runners are encouraged to contribute their regular kilometres to 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety, the UN’s virtual solidarity run/walk for refugees