This week we talk inspirational comebacks and dominant performances at the California International Marathon, Run Barbados and the Boston University Season Opener.
Brittany Moran battled back from stress fractures and tendon tears to run a huge marathon personal best at CIM. Olympian Charles Philibert-Thiboutot overcame foot and achilles injuries to run a Quebec record and PB in the indoor 5000M after 13 months away from racing. And Natasha Wodak and Yves Sikubwabo defended their titles during a fun weekend of racing in Barbados.
In some less positive news, reporter Alexandra Bozarjian was assaulted on-air during a race in Savannah, Georgia. She has filed a police report against runner Tommy Callaway.
— Tonya (@GrrrlZilla) December 7, 2019
And in sad trail news, Barry Barkley, namesake of the famous Barkley Marathons, died at the age of 70.