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Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Weekend’s Best Matchups

October 31, 2013 |

The New York City Marathon is back on TV!

This is hands-down the best weekend of the fall for distance running fans. Collegiate conference championship meets begin on Friday and go through Sunday plus the biggest road racing event of … Read More

Ethiopians Dado, Deba eye repeat of 2011

October 31, 2013 | | One Comment

photo: IBTimes

Firehiwot Dado and Buzunesh Deba shared the finest day of their running careers when the two Ethiopians and long-time friends finished 1-2 in the 2011 New York City Marathon, each setting personal bests. Two years later, … Read More

Weathering the storm and keeping perspective in New York City

October 29, 2013 |

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“If a canceled marathon is the biggest thing I’m worried about in any given day, I’m pretty darn lucky.”

When the New York City Marathon was scrapped less than 48 hours before its schedule start … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

October 28, 2013 |

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The Daily Relay will have on-site coverage from the New York City Marathon, including a comprehensive race preview later in the week. Before the press conferences, I wanted to start this edition of The … Read More

5 Questions with Emily Infeld

October 22, 2013 | | 3 Comments


Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we pick the brains of people from all areas of the running scene. Today, we were lucky enough to catch up with Emily Infeld as she continues her strong season on … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

October 21, 2013 | | One Comment

Ashton Eaton will try his hand at the 400-meter hurdles next season

Photo courtesy of TrackTownPhoto


Track fans received their first bit of positive non-championship season news when Ashton Eaton’s coach Harry Marra said that … Read More

College Weekend Recap

October 21, 2013 | | One Comment

Up to now, the college cross country season has been mostly speculation as to which teams will probably be the best in the country, but this weekend much of the speculation ended. The season’s two biggest invitationals took place, Wisconsin’s … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups for October 18-20

October 18, 2013 |

Terre Haute awaits half of the nation’s best teams. (Photo by Jesse Squire)

These matchups all center around college cross country and the weekend’s two biggest meets: the Pre-Nationals at Indiana State and the adidas Invitational at Wisconsin. Everyone who … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

October 14, 2013 | | One Comment

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In honor of the Chicago Marathon, 26 thoughts on the race and the wins by Dennis Kimetto and Rita Jeptoo.

1) After a subdued 2012, the marathon is back to its preposterous ways. 2011 … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups for October 11-13

October 11, 2013 | | 3 Comments

26.2 magnificent miles await a small city’s worth of runners moving through the Second City. (Photo by Creative Commons)

There are a few big college cross country meets this weekend (mostly D-II and NAIA) and some overseas road racing, but … Read More