Japanese AED teams monitor races for sudden cardiac arrest

August 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Road races are hugely popular in Japan, and the Japanese have become experts at finding and treating victims


Japanese man lands huge payday for Tokyo Marathon performance

February 27th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Yuta Shitara wins a millionaire’s bonus for breaking the national record in the marathon


Olympic hopeful spikes rival’s drink to trigger failed drug test

January 10th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A spiked drink sounds reminiscent of Canadian former sprinter Ben Johnson’s 1988 Olympics claim


Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi breaks marathon record in bone-chilling conditions

January 2nd, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Japanese runner was in the Boston area in the days leading up to the New Year’s race scoping out the marathon course for April


Sondre Nordstad Moen becomes fastest non-African-born marathoner

December 4th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 26-year-old broke the European men’s marathon record at the Fukuoka International Open Marathon Championship


Former World Championship marathoner gets caught shoplifting, says eating disorder triggered stealing habit

November 15th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The former IAAF World Championship runner was handed a short-term and a suspended sentence


How a weekly group run ended with a heartwarming proposal

March 7th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ben Lui recaps his creative marriage proposal that capped off a weekly group run as he and Keiko Ayuba are now engaged.


VIDEO: Usain Bolt stars in Japanese Pokémon commercial

March 4th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

Usain Bolt, an eight-time Olympic sprint champion, stars in a Pokémon commercial in Japan. Take a look at the video.


PHOTOS: 2017 Tokyo Marathon race expo

February 25th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

See what the Tokyo Marathon race expo looks like if you have not had the chance to race one of the world’s most popular road races.


Adidas reveals shoe created to break two hours in the marathon

February 24th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running Gear, Running Shoes, Sub2 | No Comments »

Adidas made a move in the quest to have one of its athlete break two hours in the marathon on Friday by revealing the Adizero Sub2.


Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang predicts a world record for Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon

February 24th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang predicts that he will run the fastest marathon in history at the 2017 Tokyo Marathon this weekend.


The latest in compression gear: Asics Finish Advantage Tight

January 15th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

The Asics Finish Advantage Tight is the latest in compression running gear from the Japan-based sportswear brand and will have runners going longer and faster.