Two Canadian women just became unexpected Olympic 5,000m threats

Two Canadian women ran within two seconds of the national 3,000m record last weekend. Their breakthrough performances indicate big things to come in Canadian distance track events

European Championships: 5,000m runner stops early

Lonah Salpeter of Israel crossed the finish line in the 5,000m under the impression that she had come second, but in reality, she had a lap to go

VIDEO: Kate Van Buskirk on adversity, competing at home and what’s next for her

You can catch Van Buskirk in front of a hometown crowd on Friday night at Varisty Stadium in Toronto. The women’s 5,000m goes at 9:25 p.m.