Hurdler Kristi Castlin Tells You How To Not Get Fat Over The Holidays 

Kristi Castlin is a very good hurdler. How good? The 26-year-old Atlanta native beat American record-holder Brianna Rollins in the 100-meter hurdlers in the spring, breaking Rollins' two-year winning streak. It came down to the thousandth of a second—Castlin's 12.571 seconds to Rollins' 12.576—and when the margin for… » 12/17/14 6:00am Yesterday 6:00am

USA Track & Field Will Do Whatever It Damn Well Wants

It's been over nine months since Andrew Bumbalough, a spindly runner from Tennessee, was disqualified from the 2014 USA Indoor Championships after officials misidentified him for another athlete. On Friday evening, USA Track & Field's Board of Directors issued a statement that they had voted to reinstate the athlete's… » 12/08/14 6:31am 12/08/14 6:31am

Endurance Athletes May Soon Be Electrocuting Their Brains

What if, prior to Thursday's Turkey Trot, a few minutes hooked up to a 9-volt battery could have lowered your heart rate, increased your power, and made every mile feel easier? This is the promise of ongoing research on transcranial direct current stimulation, or tDCS. And while the early test results are far from… » 11/29/14 6:17am 11/29/14 6:17am

Clif Cuts Ties With Some Of Its Most Infamous Climbers

On November 7, the rock climbing magazine Rock and Ice reported Clif Bar had cut five of its 20 sponsored climbers. It's not uncommon for companies like Clif to add and drop athletes, but this was different: the five it cut—Alex Honnold, Dean Potter, Steph Davis, Cedar Wright and Timmy O'Neill—are some of the most… » 11/27/14 6:31am 11/27/14 6:31am

Wilson Kipsang Could Be $500K Richer For A Shit Run In London '13

The World Marathon Majors, which consist of Tokyo, London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago, and New York, crown a champion every year based on overall placing during a two-year period. It is as unintelligible and confusing as it sounds. That being said, the WMM does dole out a half-million dollars to its two-year leader, and… » 10/29/14 6:05am 10/29/14 6:05am

S.O.S.: Kenyan Runner Allegedly Kidnapped Son, Threatened To Kill Wife

Asbel Kiprop, the Kenyan Olympic champion in the 1500-meters and two-time world champion ('11, '13), was accused over the weekend of a wide range of crimes, including impregnating a 16-year-old, abusing and threatening said child-bride, and then kidnapping the child. Who says the NFL has the market cornered on… » 10/28/14 2:22pm 10/28/14 2:22pm