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


Meet Gene Dykes, the 70-year-old who ran sub-3 at STWM 2018

October 22nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Gene Dykes of Philadelphia didn’t break Ed Whitlock’s age-group record at STWM yesterday, but he’s still the only other 70-year-old marathoner in the world to go sub-3


Chicago sees more finishers, and faster times, than ever

October 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Reports of the death of the marathon have been greatly exaggerated