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


Amy Cragg joins U.S. marathon greats with huge PB in Tokyo

February 26th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The training partner of Shalane Flanagan becomes one of the fastest marathoners in American distance running history


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.


Wilson Kipsang runs fourth sub-2:04, cements legacy at Tokyo Marathon

February 26th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

No world record for Wilson Kipsang as he breaks 2:04 for the fourth time in the marathon. Meanwhile, 32-year-old Sarah Chepchirchir wins the Tokyo Marathon in a massive PB.


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.


If this Tokyo teaser is any indication, the 2020 Olympics will be incredible

August 22nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Inspiration, Rio 2016, Running videos | No Comments »

The Rio Olympics concluded on Sunday with the closing ceremony and the organizers previewed the 2020 Tokyo Games with an incredible show.


Tokyo 2020 facing controversy with Olympic flame in partly wooden stadium

March 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Organizers for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo forgot to include a location for the Olympic cauldron in the stadium, which has a partly wooden interior.


Usain Bolt isn’t ruling out competing at the 2020 Olympics

January 26th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

After hinting that he would retire after the 2017 IAAF World Championships, Usain Bolt is now considering competing at the 2020 Olympics.


Tokyo-based inventor Joseph Tame redefines running wearables

December 28th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Tokyo-based inventor and marathoner Joseph Tame sported a Christmas tree during a recent run, a stunt that’s been seen 50,000 times online.


Photos: Critics say Tokyo stadium resembles a pile of salad plates

December 22nd, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A new design for Tokyo stadium, the centrepiece for the 2020 Summer Olympics, was approved by the Japan Sports Council on Tuesday.