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  • Gates to Award 100K Euros to the First World Cup Mountain Bike Downhill Win on a Gates Belt-Driven Bike

    Gates (NYSE: GTES), a global provider of innovative highly engineered power transmission and fluid power solutions – and pioneer in belt-driven micromobility – has raised the stakes for mountain bike racers around the world. Gates announced a massive €100,000 belted purse for the first elite racer to win a Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Mountain Bike Downhill race on a Gates belt-driven bike.

  • Running Shorts

    Altra’s Vanish Carbon 2 Unites Speed and Comfort  Altra earlier this month launched the second iteration of its Vanish Carbon road racing shoe, featuring a full-length carbon fiber plate that, paired with Altra’s Slim Footshape and...

  • Apparel, Footwear Vets Dive into Pickleball

    There is no lack of people and companies investing in pickleball – well known these days at the fastest-growing sport in America – and it is interesting to find that a team of veteran apparel and footwear executives have joined the game....

  • Rabbit Releases Dream Chaser Running Shoe

    Continuing a mini-trend of running retailers and apparel brands coming out with their own shoe lines, none other than fashion brand rabbit is unveiling the Dream Chaser, billed as “the everyday trainer for every imaginable goal.” With an...

  • House Passes Bipartisan EXPLORE Act

    In what can only be good news for the outdoor recreation industry and participants – including run specialty retailers and trail runners themselves – in a bipartisan agreement, the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the...

  • Take a Hike or Trail Run … Support Big City Mountaineers

    Trail running and outdoor adventures are not always available to everyone, especially those in disinvested communities where access to the outdoors is not a given. Big City Mountaineer’s goal is to change that, one step and adventure at a...

  • The Running Spirit

    Spring has sprung, a reality that tends to accelerate the energy at run specialty stores across the U.S. Over recent weeks, we’ve seen the conclusion of the indoor track season and the arrival of the outdoor campaign, spring marathons and St....

  • Breaking News: Meb Moves To New Balance

    So long, Skechers.  Hello, New Balance. After a dozen years with Skechers, Meb Keflezighi, one of the most accomplished and visible American distance runners of the 21st century, has inked a new footwear and apparel partnership deal with New...

  • M-F Athletic National Athletes of the Week (April 15)

    Here are our M-F Athletic National Athletes of the Week for April 15, 2024!

  • Hellen Obiri Rips 15:06 5k From 35k To 40k To Repeat As Boston Marathon Champion

    Obiri got the win by running her final 4.2 plus miles at under 5-minute mile pace. Mile 23 was 4:57, mile 24 was 4:41, mile 25 was 4:54 and she ran her last mile in 4:51 to finally break free of Sharon Lokedi. The post Hellen Obiri Rips 15:06 5k From 35k To 40k To Repeat As Boston Marathon Champion appeared first on LetsRun.com.

  • Ethiopia’s Sisay Lemma Holds On and Wins 2024 Boston Marathon in 2:06:17 After 60:19 1st Half

    Sisay Lemma dominated most of the Boston Marathon and held on to win the 2024 title by 41 seconds over countryman Mohamed Esa as defending champ Evans Chebet was third. Plus CJ Albertson reacts to breaking 2:10 for the first time and Meb runs Boston 10 years after his win. The post Ethiopia’s Sisay Lemma Holds On and Wins 2024 Boston Marathon in 2:06:17 After 60:19 1st Half appeared first on LetsRun.com.

  • Top-10 Marks of the Week (April 9-15)

    Here are the Top-10 Marks of the Week in collegiate track & field for April 9-15, 2024!

  • 2024 Boston Marathon Tracking, Live Leaderboard, and Results

    Find out how to follow the leaders, get live splits, track runners, and view results of the 2024 Boston Marathon. The post 2024 Boston Marathon Tracking, Live Leaderboard, and Results appeared first on LetsRun.com.

  • Sanctuary Runners x Morton Games – Irish round-up

    To start the week Lindie Naughton brings us all the Irish endurance action and news from the weekend just gone (Monday 15th April). Aaron Hanlon (Drogheda and District) led home over 2,000 finishers at the Great Ireland Run 10km, held in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Sunday (April 14); his time was 31 min 10 secs. The post Sanctuary Runners x Morton Games – Irish round-up appeared first on Fast Running.

  • Beautiful Boston Marathon Weather – 2024 Boston Marathon Forecast Looks Amazing

    If you are planning on watching or running Monday’s 2024 Boston Marathon, you are in luck as the weather is going to be amazing. 13 hours out from the race, it’s clear it’s going to be an absolutely beautiful day to both run and spectate the race. Apple weather is forecasting a sunny skies and The post Beautiful Boston Marathon Weather – 2024 Boston Marathon Forecast Looks Amazing appeared first on LetsRun.com.

  • Jacious Sears, Colin Sahlman Highlight Jaw-Dropping Weekend

    History was made across the nation.

  • Manchester & Much More – Weekend Round Up

    Another busy weekend with the spring marathon season picking up momentum. James Rhodes brings you the highlights of the racing action – as a recovery from his own marathon adventure in Manchester! Marvellous Manchester Despite a midweek forecast that looked less than ideal, the weather gods were feeling kind at the Manchester Marathon. Charlie Arnell The post Manchester & Much More – Weekend Round Up appeared first on Fast Running.

  • Cooper Teare (13:38) & Krissy Gear (4:43) Win Tight Battles at 2024 Boston 5K & BAA Mile

    Ethiopia's Fotyen Tesfay (14:44) set a course record in the women's 5K while Casey Comber (4:08) won the men's mile. The post Cooper Teare (13:38) & Krissy Gear (4:43) Win Tight Battles at 2024 Boston 5K & BAA Mile appeared first on LetsRun.com.

  • Road Relays & Road Racing – Weekend Round Up

    The spring marathon season is underway and the fast times on the road keep coming – although Storm Kathleen certainly had something to say. James Rhodes brings you another busy weekend round up. Racing Abroad Lauren Mcneil and Clara Evans had excellent outings at the Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday, finishing fifth and sixth respectively. The post Road Relays & Road Racing – Weekend Round Up appeared first on Fast Running.

  • 10 fastest UK parkrun times on 13th April (2024)

    Louise Small and Ethan Primett ran the fastest parkrun times in the UK this weekend (13th April). Our weekly parkrun top ten is now sponsored by Vertebrate Publishing (my publisher) and here’s a link to buy my book on their website. They actually have a bunch of great books to choose from, especially the mountaineering ones, so don’t feel like The post 10 fastest UK parkrun times on 13th April (2024) appeared first on Fast Running.