Articles by Matt Fitzgerald

Gay, Jeter Run Blazing 100s In Shanghai

Tyson Gay lowered the American record to 9.69 Sunday, while fellow American Carmelita Jeter became the second-fastest perform of all time

The Turnaround

ING Philadelphia Distance Run participant goes from fat to fit. It was a routine physical examination three years ago that started it.

ING Philadelphia Distance Run Elite Race Preview

Can Ryan Hall become the first American-born men’s winner since 1986? Each year the ING Philadelphia Distance Run assembles some of

An American Classic

The ING Philadelphia Distance Run has a long and rich history. The origins of the ING Philadelphia Distance Run are in the original

Catherine The Great

No other female runner in history comes close to matching Catherine Ndereba’s record of success at the marathon distance. Catherine

Ryan Hall: The Best American-Born Runner Ever?

Only 26 years old, Ryan Hall may already be the best American-born distance runner in history. His claim to the title rests on two great

ING Philadelphia Distance Run Course Preview

The ING Philadelphia Distance run offers all the qualities you want in a half-marathon course. First of all, it is flat. And by flat I mean

Running Your First Half Marathon

Written by: Matt Fitzgerald Half-marathons are hot. According to the Road Runner’s Club of America, participation has gone up 20

Sports Science Update: Menthol Swilling Improves Exercise Performance In The Heat

New study provides further proof that endurance fatigue is regulated by the brain. Past research by Toby Mundel at Massey University in New

Next Up For Ritz: World Half Marathon Championships

The new Big Man in American distance running hopes to hold his recent record-setting form into October. Dathan Ritzenhein is on a roll. The

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