Boston Marathon

Sarah Sellers Signs With Altra Following Podium Finish in Boston

By Nicolle Monico | May 22, 2018

It seems like only yesterday that the running community was Googling Sarah Sellers’ name to find out who had just won second place at The Boston Marathon. Nowadays, however, her status has been elevated from a “virtually-unknown” runner to an Altra-sponsored athlete. “Feeling mixed emotions right now. All kinds of excitement because this week I […]

Small But Mighty: Runner John Young Defies the Odds

By Nicolle Monico | May 17, 2018

John Young never imagined that he would one day call himself an endurance athlete. Born with Achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism, Young was constantly told when he was a child that wasn’t built for many physical activities. As an adult, a doctor told him not to run or risk damaging his spine. Today, not only does […]

Linden, Sellers & DuChene to Race at the New York Mini 10K

By Nicolle Monico | May 8, 2018

On Sunday, June 9, Boston Marathon champion Des Linden along with second and third place finishers Sarah Sellers and Krista DuChene will line up in Central Park to compete in the NYRR New York Mini 10K. Established in 1972 as the world’s first road race exclusively for women, the event now attracts world-class pros each year to […]

Op-Ed: No, I Don’t Think The B.A.A Is Sexist

By Nicolle Monico | May 4, 2018

In case you haven’t been reading the latest running news following this year’s Boston Marathon, Desi Linden won, the weather was horrific and a handful of non-elite women ran top-15 net finish times. The weather created a very crazy and wild race day for everyone, producing some of the slowest finish times in Patriots’ Day […]

Behind-the-Scenes at the Boston Marathon

By Nicolle Monico | April 27, 2018

They say you’ll never forget your first marathon. And after Marathon Monday this past April 16, I can tell you that they—the proverbial, all-knowing truth tellers in the sky—were correct. I won’t. But to be clear, I’ve never actually logged more than 13.1 miles in a race or in life. And even now, my longest […]

Reebok’s New Racer Carries Elites Into Boston’s Top 10

By Nicolle Monico | April 20, 2018

In 2014, American runner Tyler Pennel debuted at the Twin Cities Marathon and made his mark in the running world by winning in 2:13:23. Two years later, the athlete placed 5th in the Olympic Marathon Trials (the USA Marathon Championships) in Los Angeles and planned to compete in the trials for the 2016 Olympics but […]

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