Articles by Brian Metzler

Out There: Strange Denizens of Thanksgiving Turkey Trots

A Thanksgiving race displays a fascinating cross-section of America. On Thanksgiving, we feast. But first, we run. Thanksgiving Day is the

Scenic Splendor: Dead Horse Ultra Trail Races in Moab, Utah

More than 400 runners converged on the desert outpost of Moab, Utah, to test their mettle in the Dead Horse Ultra trail races.

GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon Teaser

Here’s a glimpse at the action and energy in the 2016 GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon. The 2017 event weekend

Elvis (aka Mike Wardian) Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon

Mike Wardian not only won the marathon, but also set a pending Guinness World Record for fastest marathon in an Elvis costume.

Costumes, Music Amp Up Brooks Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K Presented by SLS Las Vegas

There was a man rocking a red, white and blue Patriot costume, cruising about on a skateboard, waving an American flag. There was a woman

Veteran of First Vegas Marathon, Gerry Burney, 70, Ready to Rock Again

Gerry Burney ran the first Las Vegas Marathon in 1967 with one hand clutching a map the entire 26.2 miles. The map wasn’t needed to

Resilient Sherry Ricker Running her 100th Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in Vegas

Fifteen years ago, Sherry Ricker was a 5-foot-2, 190-pound couch potato who decided that her bucket list should include running a marathon.

Michael Kutcher Ready to Chase Tomorrow at GEICO Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon

Michael Kutcher, the twin brother of actor Ashton Kutcher, will be running to raise money for charity at the Vegas race on Nov. 13.

Olympic Triathlon Champ Gwen Jorgensen 14th at NYC Marathon

On Nov. 6, Gwen Jorgesen made her marathon debut in New York and placed 14th overall.

Young at Heart, American Abdirahman Runs to Third-Place Finish in NYC Marathon

Abdi Abdirahman ran like a man almost half his age on Sunday in the New York City Marathon, but that should really come as no surprise. The

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