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Her Race Against A.L.S.: 50 Marathons in 50 States

Andrea Peet had just passed the 11th mile of the 2020 Mississippi Blues Marathon when she felt an abrupt jolt.…

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‘Nonbinary Runners Have Been Here the Whole Time’

As a middle-distance runner for Columbia University, Jacob Caswell did not feel like they had space to be themself. Because…

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He Ran Marathons in Prison. Boston’s Was Easier.

BOSTON — Out of all the runners in the first wave of the Boston Marathon on Monday, there was one…

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‘You Don’t Necessarily Hit Your Limit at Any Given Age’

BOSTON — Last summer, Natasha Wodak exceeded her expectations when she pushed through molten conditions to place 13th in the…

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Ukrainian Refugee Wins Women’s Race at the Jerusalem Marathon

When Russia invaded Ukraine, Valentyna Vereteska, 31, did not even pack clothes or other belongings. She and her 11-year-old daughter…

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World

These Dogs Are Also Firefighters’ Friends

Good morning. It’s Friday. We’ll look at the New York Fire Department’s newest four-legged — not mascots, exactly. We’ll also…

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Running Stars Are Racing in New York City, and It’s Not the Marathon

Last December, Sam Grotewold, who leads the professional running program at New York Road Runners, started scratching out a list…

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Keira D’Amato and Sara Hall Rewrite the Distance Running History Books

Keira D’Amato and Sara Hall are still processing what happened Sunday. On the same course in Houston, both set endurance…

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Leading the Pack in Her First Marathon

MINNEAPOLIS — There’s an adage among running coaches: Run your own race. Don’t focus on things you can’t control, including…

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How to Get Past ‘Did Not Finish’

Leah Ofsevit had long dreamed of running the Boston Marathon. A native of Newton, Mass., she had finished three other…

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