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Today’s Google Doodle Pays Homage to a Historic Female Runner

Nicolle Monico / April 26, 2018

Today’s Google Doodle pays tribute to one of our favorites in the running world, Dutch sprinter Fanny Blankers-Koen. She was, and still is, the first and only woman to have won four gold medals at a single Olympics (London, 1984). On this day, Blanker-Koen, nicknamed the “Flying Housewife,” would have turned 100. Born in the […]

Atlanta to Host 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon

Competitor.com / April 24, 2018

USA Track & Field and the United States Olympic Committee announced Monday that Atlanta will host the men and women’s 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon on February 29, 2020. The trials will take place in conjunction with the Atlanta Marathon being held on March 1. Four cities including Chattanooga, Tennessee; Austin, Texas; and […]

9 Questions With Two-Time Olympian Desiree Linden

Nicolle Monico / April 14, 2018

With two more days to go, Marathon Monday is coming up pretty quick. As more and more people began to filter into Beantown on Friday, the city seems to have doubled overnight. The air is thick with excitement for the marathon next week and everyone is talking about the American team and their chances of […]