Student athletes are reluctant to ‘blow the whistle’ on doping, research at Leeds Beckett University reveals.
Led by Dr Kelsey Erickson, a Research Fellow in the Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett, the research study published in the Journal of Psychology of Sport and Exercise, suggests that whilst current anti-doping efforts encourage and rely on whistleblowing, UK and US track and field student athletes are reluctant to whistleblow on doping.
NYRR Team for Kids Ambassadors Molly Huddle, Meb Keflezighi, and Tatyana McFadden to Lead American Professional Athlete Field at 2017 United Airlines NYC Half
Six U.S. Olympians and seven U.S. Paralympians to highlight star-studded American contingent at the first event of the 2017 NYRR Five-Borough Series on Sunday, March 19
BOSTON — Shalane Flanagan will not be able to run the Boston Marathon this year due to a fracture in her back.
The four-time Olympian will need 4-6 weeks of rest to heal.
“I’m extremely sad at the loss of opportunity to run with the best and that I will not be a part of my favorite race,” Flanagan said. “I have shed a lot of tears this past week."
Flanagan has run the Boston Marathon three times and in 2014 ran 2:22:02, the fastest time ever by an American woman at Boston. She finished sixth in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Marathon. She won the bronze medal in the 10,000 meters at the 2008 Olympic Games and holds American records at various distances.
The Boston Marathon is held annually on Patriots’ Day, the third Monday of April, which is April 17 this year -- the 121st running.
ROCK HILL, SC — Early Learning Partnership of York County Director Teresa Creech promises “something fun for everyone” for the 3rd Annual Krispy Kreme Run 4 Reading Race on March 4.
“If you are a serious runner, then check out your time for the four-mile course,” she said. “If you love doughnuts, lots of doughnuts, then give the Challenge a try. If you can’t run a long distance, then grab some friends and do the relay where you each run or walk one mile. Wear a costume!”
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Kevin Brown, 35, of Boca Raton was first overall finisher in 2:41:25 of the Public Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon Feb. 19. Bryan Huberty was second in 2:50:19, followed by Mikhail Proskurin in 2:55:17.
Female champion was Erica Lech, 39, of Sweden, who finished in 3:10:32. Tania Canterbury was second in 3:18:30, followed by Michelle Lankey in 3:23:57.
5K and mile races will provide assistance through registration fees and donations.
By Chanel Gianelli
TAMPA BAY, FL — I am a student in my last semester, studying Public Policy at SPC College. In my Capstone class we have to create a project on subject matter that we are truly passionate about and for me that is giving back to my community (especially organizations that help children).
It was last indoor race of his career
By Larry Eder, RunBlogRun.com
Birmingham (GB, Feb. 18, 2017) — Mo Farah is the finest distance racer in the world. Last night it was clear, in speaking with the current UK endurance chief and past UK endurance chief, those being Dr. Barry Fudge and Ian Stewart, that Mo Farah is a racer. From the time Ian Stewart suggested that Mo Farah train with Alberto Salazar, Mo Farahs' confidence in racing and his racing tactics have improved to make him the finest racer over 5000 meters and 10,000 meters in the world.
Today, is part of the evolution of the runner, Mo Farah. After the London World Champs, Mo Farah will, more than likely, become focused on the roads, to see just how good of a racer he is over the marathon and half marathon distance.
ALBUQUERQUE – Stellar performances in the final events of USATF Masters Indoor Championships by athletes across age groups resulted in a total of 40 American and 10 World records to add to the history books.
By: Bryan Graydon
LAKELAND, FL — Those of you who have been reading the Running Journal for awhile may remember a monthly column I use to write called For the Love of Running. It lasted a couple of years with the final column appearing in the August 2014 edition. Through the last year of the column I documented my personal struggle with my right knee that eventually led to the end of my days in running. For a quick recap for any new readers, I had three surgical procedures on my right knee (1992, 2011, 2013) and have very little meniscus left.
World’s largest 10K set for July 4th
ATLANTA — Atlanta Track Club, organizer of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, announced that registration for the 2017 event will open on Wednesday, March 15 through an online lottery at AJC.com/peachtree.
July 4, 2017 will mark the 48th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race. Those wishing to be selected as one of the 60,000 participants can register for the event lottery online anytime during the eight-day period beginning Wednesday, March 15 until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22.
Regardless of the day or time of registration, all individuals who enter the lottery during the registration period will have an equal chance of being selected for the 2017 AJC Peachtree Road Race. Entrants will be randomly selected after the lottery closes on March 22.