Nike to stage sub-two-hour marathon attempt in 2017

December 12th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Sub2 | No Comments »

Nike has announced plans for a sub-two-hour marathon attempt for 2017 featuring three of the fastest distance runners in the world.


VIDEO: Toronto Waterfront Half winner protests in support of Oromo people

October 16th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

Ethiopian Kindi Asefa won the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half-Marathon on Sunday and performed a political protest as he crossed the finish line.


Winner of Mississauga CanKen 5K race protests in support of Ethiopia’s Oromo people

September 19th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Ethiopia’s Hajin Tola won the inaugural CanKen 5K road race in Mississauga, Ont. on Sunday and performed a political protest by crossing his wrists to form an “X.” (Photo: Happy Films Photography.)


Paralympic T13 1,500m silver medallist protests Ethiopian government

September 13th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Ethiopia’s Tamiru Demisse crossed his arms in an anti-government protest at the end of the T13 visually impaired 1,500m at the Paralympics.


Ethiopian Feyisa Lilesa lands in the U.S. after staging political protest in Rio

September 10th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ethiopian Feyisa Lilesa has arrived in the United States after staging an anti-government protest during the Olympics putting his life at risk.


Quebec City Marathon winner Ebisa Ejigu replicates Olympic medallist’s political protest

August 28th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Ebisa Ejigu of Ethiopia performed a sign of protest against his home country’s government as he won the Quebec City Marathon on Sunday.


Runner from Jordan finishes last in Olympic marathon but was all smiles

August 23rd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Jordan’s Methkal Abu Drais was the final runner across the line in the men’s marathon at the Olympics and handled his finish with grace.


Olympic medallist who risked his life in protest to get “heroic welcome” in Ethiopia

August 22nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Feyisa Lilesa, an Olympic silver medallist who risked his life in an anti-government protest, will receive a “heroic welcome” in Ethiopia (photo: Chris Chavez).


Olympic marathon silver medallist: “If I go back to Ethiopia, they will kill me”

August 21st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Feyisa Lilesa, the Olympic silver medallist in the men’s marathon, crossed the finish line with his arms crossed above his head in protest.


VIDEO: Race winner attempts to slap competitor in the face

July 31st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos, The Scene | No Comments »

Kenyan Silas Kipruto got fed up with a trailing runner at the Bix 7-miler in Davenport, Iowa on Saturday and attempted to slap him in the face.


VIDEO: Ethiopian falls twice but still wins bronze at world under-20 championships

July 25th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

An Ethiopian fell twice on consecutive laps during the men’s 3,000m steeplechase at the world under-20 championships and still won bronze.


One of the greatest distance runners has been left off of Ethiopia’s Olympic team

July 19th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Kenenisa Bekele, one of the greatest distance runners in history, was left off the Ethiopian Olympic marathon and 10,000m teams.