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Wozniacki impresses in marathon debut, beats target

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/EDUARDO MUNOZ Click here for a full recap of the men’s and women’s races. (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki has endured many grueling matches during her professional tennis career but she said none of them compared to the test she put her body through while running the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Wozniacki, who […]

Kenya’s Kipsang, Keitany win NYC Marathon crowns

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE SEGAR (Reuters) – Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men’s and women’s races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch, with Kipsang’s victory bringing […]

Reigning Boston Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Rita Jeptoo (Jim Rogash/Getty Images) NAIROBI, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has failed an out-of-competition doping test, Athletics Kenya said on Friday. The organization announced that Jeptoo’s ‘A’ sample “indicated the presence of prohibited substances.” Athletics Kenya did not give more details […]

2014 New York City Marathon Preview

Meb Keflezighi and Tatyana McFadden (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Seth Rubinroit Runners to watch at the 2014 New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 2: Meb Keflezighi Meb Keflezighi will be running his first marathon since April, when he became the first U.S. male runner to win the Boston Marathon in three decades. Keflezighi will be motivated after struggling […]

2014 Amsterdam Marathon: Kipyego interview

Bernard Kipyego (KEN) talks about getting the win, with a perosnal best time.

2014 Amsterdam Marathon: Moges wins Women’s Race

In just her second marathon race, Betelhem Moges (ETH) claims a win at 2:28:35. Winning by 40 seconds over Ogla Kimaiyo (KEN).

2014 Amsterdam Marathon: Kipyego wins

Bernard Kipyego (KEN) runs a personal best, at 2:06:22, to win his first big city as three time winner Wilson Chebet (KEN) didn’t make the top five.

2014 Amsterdam Marathon (Mobile)

The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975.

2014 Amsterdam Marathon

The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975. The road race has a Gold Label from the IAAF. During the event, there are also a half marathon race (21.097 km) and an 8 km race in the program.

2014 Berlin Marathon: Interviews

Dennis Kimetto (KEN) talks about breaking the world record at the Berlin race. Shalane Flanagan (USA) talks about getting 3rd placed in the women’s race, and falling short of beating the American record.

2014 Berlin Marathon: Women’s Race

Tirfi Tsegaye (ETH) takes 1st in the women’s race this year after taking 2nd in 2012, with a total time of 2:20:18.

2014 Berlin Marathon: Men’s Race

Dennis Kimetto (KEN) is the first runner to ever break a marathon under 2:03 hours with a total time of 2:02:57, beating out his training partner Emmanuel Mutai (KEN).

Dennis Kimetto Shatters Marathon World Record

Dennis Kimetto of Kenya poses next to the timekeeping vehicle displaying his new world record (REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke) BERLIN, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, winning the race in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds after setting a scintillating pace from the start […]

2014 Berlin Marathon: Berlin, Germany

The Berlin Marathon (branded BMW Berlin Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is a major running and sporting event held annually in Berlin, Germany. The official marathon distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards) is set up as a city-wide road race where professional athletes and amateur runners jointly participate.

Berlin Marathon: The Journey

Follow the journey of multiple entrants who’ve entered the Berlin Marathon.

Berlin Marathon: Marathon Man

Wilson Kipsang shows what it means to win the Marathon.

Shalane Flanagan Targets the American Women’s Marathon Record

Shalane Flanagan will attempt to set the American women’s marathon record at the Berlin Marathon (Bob Levey/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit What to know before watching the 2014 Berlin Marathon on Universal Sports on Sunday, September 28 at 12 PM ET (or LIVE online at 2:30 AM ET). World’s Fastest Course The Berlin Marathon is […]

Marathon Meb Discusses What Motivates Him

Meb Keflezighi crossing the finish line to win the 2014 Boston Marathon (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) What motivates Meb Keflezighi? The 2014 Boston Marathon winner discusses how he made his dreams a reality in this heartfelt Facebook post:

Marathon man Brasher inspires London to get riding

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUKE MACGREGOR/FILES (Reuters) – As race director of the London Marathon Hugh Brasher was not exactly short of things to do with his time but when the invitations went out for bidders to organize and run a mass cycling event on a similar scale he jumped at the chance. His organization duly got […]

Meb Keflezighi and Tennis Star Caroline Wozniacki to Run 2014 NYC Marathon

 Meb Keflezighi (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)  New York— Meb Keflezighi, the 2014 Boston Marathon champion and winner of the 2009 New York City Marathon, and Caroline Wozniacki, formerly the top-ranked player in the world and winner of the recent Istanbul Cup, will run as Team for Kids Ambassadors at the 2014 TCS New York City […]

2014 Mountain Bike Marathon Championship: Languad wins Women’s Race

For the third time, Annika Langvad (DEN) becomes the World Champ (2011, 2012, 2014) winning nearly from the start at 3:50:53, while Sabine Spitz (GER) was 2nd, 5:27 back, for a third time (2007, 2008, 2014).

2014 Mountain Bike Marathon Championship: Kulhavy wins

London Olympic Cross-Country champ Jaroslav Kulhavy (CZE) becomes the marathon World Champ, breaking away fairly early and holding for the win at 4:15:58, Alban Lakata (AUT) was 3:18 behind in 2nd.

Boston Marathon Raises Historic Amount

Boston Marathon (AP Photo/Stew Milne) BOSTON- Participants running on behalf of non-profit organizations raised $38.4 million for charity this year in the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. The 2014 figure is a record amount and nearly doubles the $20 million raised in 2013. In this year’s race on April 21st, with an expanded field […]

Desert ultra-marathoners test spiritual and physical mettle

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/TYRONE SIU (Reuters) – In the world of long-distance running there are the marathoners, ultra-marathoners and the desert runners who trek for days through drought, wind, heat and cold with supplies strapped to their backs. Fitness experts say for athletes grappling with these extremes, success is more a matter of can-do spirit than […]

Meb Keflezighi Plans to Return for 2015 Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Meb Keflezighi made history in April, becoming the first U.S. man since 1983 to win the Boston Marathon. Yet at the age of 39, Keflezighi knows his days as an elite marathoner are numbered. “I’m a realistic guy,” Keflezighi told TeamUSA.org, “but I’m running faster than than I ever have.” Keflezighi plans to […]

2014 Stockholm Marathon: Reporter tries to keep up

As Benjamin Bitok (KEN) was on getting ready to drop Nixon Machichin (KEN), a local reporter decided to see if she could keep pace with them, luckily she didn’t interfere with them.

2014 Stockholm Marathon: Andersson wins women’s race

Home town favorite Isabellah Andersson (SWE) gets her 6th win (2008-2011, 2013, 2014) with her second fastest time of 2:32:27, beating Asnakech Mengitsu (ETH) by 2:27.

2014 Stockholm Marathon: Bitok wins

Benjamin Bitok (KEN) gets the win at 2:13:20, out pacing Nixon Machichin (KEN) in the last eight kilometers by 46 seconds.

2014 Stockholm Marathon

The Stockholm Marathon, known as the ASICS Stockholm Marathon for sponsorship reasons, is an annual marathon arranged in Stockholm, Sweden since 1979. It serves as the Swedish marathon championship race.

Marathon Meb: Meb’s Typical Day

What is a typical day for 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi? It may vary from day to day, but one thing is certain, it starts out early with a fresh workout.

Marathon Meb: Longevity & The Road Ahead

2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi talks about his personal road to the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games.

Marathon Meb: The Importance of Nutrition

2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi talks about the importance of nutrition when it comes to his performance. Meb pushes himself to the limits and is careful to incorporate a high amount of protein into his diet.

Marathon Meb: Working With Skechers

2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi talks about working with his shoe sponsor Skechers, and how it’s helped him succeed in his marathon goals.

2014 Boston Marathon: McGillivray interview

Boston Athletic Association Race Director, Dave McGillivray talks with Craig Hummer about putting the race together for today and how it all went.

2014 Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers interview

Four time Boston Marathon winner Bill Rodgers gives his thoughts on today’s race, with and American win and how far the event has come.

2014 Boston Marathon: Carr and Brown interview

Last year first responder Ranger Lucas Carr and his partner Matt Brown, talk about running the Marathon in 2014.

2014 Boston Marathon: Meb Keflezighi wrap-up interview

Meb Keflezighi and his wife talk to Paul Sunderland about his win in the 2014 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon: Davila Linden interview

Desiree Davila Linden (USA) talks about finishing 20th during the 2014 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon: Flanagan interview

American favorite Shalane Flanagan talks about her disappointment in coming in 7th during the 2014 Boston Marathon.

2014 Boston Marathon: Ryan Hall interview

American Ryan Hall talks about the American men’s race, and coming in 20th during the 2014 Boston Marathon.

Meb Keflezighi Wins 2014 Boston Marathon

By Scott Malone, Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Richard Valdmanis BOSTON, April 21 (Reuters) – Meb Keflezighi on Monday became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades as onlookers chanted “USA! USA!,” an emotional performance in a city still recovering from last year’s fatal bombing attack on the world-renowned race. Keflezighi, […]

2014 Boston Marathon: Wheelchair Race: Van Dyk interview

Ernst Van Dky (RSA) talks about winning his tenth Boston Marathon (2001-2006, 2008-2010, 2014).

2014 Boston Marathon: Wheelchair Races: Van Dyk and Mcfadden wins

Ernst Van Dky (RSA) solos in to win his 10th Boston Marathon. After winning in the 2014 London Marathon, Tatyana Mcfadden (USA) wins her second straight in Boston.

2014 Boston Marathon: Women’s Race: Jeptoo wins

Rita Jeptoo (KEN) wins her third Boston Marathon (2006, 2013), by 58 seconds, breaking the 2002 course record by 1:46 at 2:18:57. Shalane Flanagan (USA) finished 6th.

2014 Boston Marathon: Meb Keflezighi interview

One year after the bombing, Meb Keflezighi talks about becoming the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983.

2014 Boston Marathon: Women’s Race: Jeptoo interview

Rita Jeptoo (KEN) talks about winning her third Boston Marathon in record time, one year after the bombing.

2014 Boston Marathon: Meb Keflezighi wins

Meb Keflezighi becomes the first American man to win since 1983, with a personal best at 2:08:37, by 11 seconds over Wilson Chebet (KEN) who nearly chased him down.

2014 Boston Marathon: Finish Line Camera

As part of Universal Sports Network’s coverage of the 2014 Boston Marathon, the public will be able to view the LIVE marathon finish line web camera for the first time on USN.  Watch your favorite runners as they complete the legendary race in real-time (or post-race on-demand). 

Universal Sports Presents: 2014 Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).

2014 Boston Marathon (World Feed)

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).

2014 Boston Marathon Preview Show: Boston, MA

In addition to the highly anticipated race, Universal Sports will air a special Preview Show from the finish line on Boylston Street featuring analysis of the elite field and live interviews on Saturday, April 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. ET. Features live interviews with Meb Keflezighi, survivor Heather Abbott, first responder Lucas Carr, Larry Rawson and more.

 

Marathon Meb on Longevity

2009 New York Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi (USA) talks about his hopes of staying healthy and getting on his third Olympic team (2004, 2012) in 2016.

Marathon Meb on Nutrition

2009 New York Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi (USA) talks about how important it is to eat the right foods when he is training.

 
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