Category: Runner athlete

Finalists for the challenge | News24

Kesa MolotsanePhoto credit: provided The Free State’s top middle-distance runner, Kesa Molotsane, is in a rush to catch up to her main challengers poised to take the crown in this year’s Spar Grand Prix...

Why You Should Try a Garden Ultra

The creator of the backyard ultra, Lake Lazarus, sums up his event perfectly: “We run in the garden for many different reasons. We run because it’s fun. We run to socialize with our friends...

How I learned to love finishing last

Several studies suggest that when people feel judged for their weight, they’re less likely to exercise in the first place. We also know that social stigma can cause stress, which can trigger a cascade...

Odd or just odd distance record?

By Len Johnson It’s been a mixed week for records. First, the Friday night before the Pre-Classic – the pre-Pre-Classic? – Francine Niyonsaba won the women’s two-mile event in 8:59.08, missing the world record...

Looking Ahead: Week 9

Women’s sailing ends its season at the ICSA National Championships and both men’s and women’s track athletes are looking to qualify for the NCAA Championships in the NCAA East Region Preliminaries. by Lizzy Strapp...

The Two Hour Marathon – Runner’s Tribe

In the 1950s, the four-minute mile was considered the insurmountable barrier for athletes beyond the limits of human endurance. That was until Roger Bannister first ran under that era at Iffley Road in Oxford,...

JHS Cross Country Runner will join the UF team

(Courtesy of Jim Agnew) WILLIAMSBURG — Caroline Bauer, a cross country runner for Jamestown High School (JHS), is already preparing for her upcoming competitive season at the University of Florida (UF). The JHS student-athlete...