Gwen Jorgensen to target the track for Tokyo 2020

December 5th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The triathlete-turned-runner is excited to be switching to the 10,000 and 5,000 distances for Tokyo 2020


Schedule for endurance events at Tokyo 2020 Olympics finalized

December 4th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The marathon and race walk events will take place in Sapporo Odori Park


Tokyo’s new National Stadium unveiled

December 3rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Tokyo’s new National Stadium, started in 2016, seats 60,000 and is fully accessible


Mo Farah returns to the track for Tokyo Olympics

November 30th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

A closer look at Farah’s return to the track


Construction on Tokyo Olympic Stadium cost $1.8 billion

November 22nd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Updates on the 2020 Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, home of the upcoming Olympic track events


Indianapolis Marathon sees 39 runners qualify for Olympic trials

November 12th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Record numbers of people are qualifying for the US Olympic Marathon Trials


Bernard Lagat and Chris Brown aim for sixth Olympics each

November 12th, 2019 by Ben Snider-McGrath | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Veteran track stars Bernard Lagat and Chris Brown have both announced plans to compete for spots at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics


Decision to move Olympic marathon from Tokyo to Sapporo draws criticism

October 30th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The host city says the IOC decided on Sapporo, which is 800K from Tokyo, without consultation


Olympic marathon and race walk events moved to Sapporo for 2020

October 16th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 1972 Winter Olympics site is expected to be five to six degrees cooler than Tokyo in late July, and significantly less humid


Lyndsay Tessier’s and Krista DuChene’s age-defying performances

September 30th, 2019 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Krista DuChene’s and Lyndsay Tessier’s inspiring performances in Doha and Berlin put to rest any doubts that marathoners of a certain age can perform well on the world stage


Introducing the most competitive marathon you’ve never heard of

September 13th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Marathon Grand Championship is the first-ever Japanese Olympic marathon trials. It boasts insanely deep fields and is running tomorrow evening


Beatie Deutsch: from non-runner to Israel’s national marathon champion in three years

August 14th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Beatie Deutsch has some distance to go to fulfil her dream of going to Tokyo for the marathon, but her inspiring story is grounds for optimism