Articles by Brian Metzler

Ritzenhein Seeking Podium Finish in New York City Marathon

The 33-year-old self-coached marathon veteran and pro, Dathan Ritzenhein, says he has a good chance of winning this year's race.

Athletes, Coaches, Advocates Support Launch of Clean Sport Collective

Some of America's top endurance athletes, coaches and advocates have announced their support of a new anti-doping initiative.

Photos: Scenes from California’s Central Coast

Here are some scenes from Morro Bay and Avila Beach along California’s Central Coast.

A Glimpse Inside the NYC Marathon Course in 26 Pictures

A glimpse at the course in photos, with some insights on what to expect when you’re running 26.2 miles from Staten Island to Central Park.

Champion Trail Runner Dave Mackey Decides to Amputate Injured Left Leg

After a horrific trail running accident more than a year ago and several surgeries later, Dave Mackey has decided to amputate his injured

2016 New York City Marathon Special Edition Shoes

Numerous shoe companies (including ASICS) have created New York-themed models in advance of this year's New York City Marathon on Nov. 6.

A Breakdown of Patrick Lange’s Ironman World Championships Running Record

The 30-year-old German triathlete ran a record-breaking 2:39:45 marathon—immediately after swimming 2.4 miles in the ocean and cycling

Shoe of the Week: Brooks Glycerin 14

The ultimate neutral-riding cushioned cruiser that is also very dynamic.

The 20 Best Cities to Train for a Marathon

Where you live could have something do with how easy it is to train for a marathon.

14,000 Celebrate Fall at Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Half Marathon and 10K

Although Colorado weather can be fickle in the fall, Mother Nature brought out her best running conditions in Denver on Sunday. More than


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