Tag Archives: running

  • Bizarre Ending: Woman Accidentally Crashes Dallas Marathon Finish Line (Video)

    Bizarre Ending: Woman Accidentally Crashes Dallas Marathon Finish Line (Video)

    Ethiopian runner Shitaye Gemechu (real name) was the fastest woman at the Dallas Marathon on Sunday, finishing the 26.2-mile race in 2:26:45. Unfortunately, though, Gemechu did not get to experience the ultimate thrill of every marathon runner: snapping the tape at the finish line. After breaking away from the rest of the field and running […]

  • SF Runner Uses GPS Tracking Technology to Draw Penises on Maps (Pics)

    SF Runner Uses GPS Tracking Technology to Draw Penises on Maps (Pics)

    Based on that headline alone, I’d like everyone to give a round of applause to Claire Wyckoff, an avid runner who uses the Nike+ technology to track her dick-shaped runs through the Golden Gate city. Before Claire, we didn’t even know this was a thing you could do, though one time I missed an exit on […]

  • Canadian James Nielsen Breaks Beer Mile World Record (Video)

    Canadian James Nielsen Breaks Beer Mile World Record (Video)

    The beer mile involves running a mile while downing a beer after every lap—a task that is almost certainly harder than it sounds, unless you have a lot of experience concurrently drinking beer and running. The previous record beer mile was five minutes and nine seconds, set by Jim Finlayson back in 2007. That record […]

  • Kenyan Runner Attacked by Spectator, Still Wins the Race (Video)

    Kenyan Runner Attacked by Spectator, Still Wins the Race (Video)

    Everyone knows that Kenyans dominate the running world. I mean, a Kenyan man has won 20 of the last 25 Boston Marathons. And the women have won 9 of the last 13. So yeah, for whatever reason, Kenyans are simply the best distance runners in the world. But if you really want to know just […]

  • 9 Celebrities You Wouldn’t Have Thought Could Run A Marathon

    9 Celebrities You Wouldn’t Have Thought Could Run A Marathon

    Marathon season has kicked into high gear. If it hasn’t already happened in your town, pretty soon a bunch of people with little to no experience at distance running will put on their recently-purchased water bottle utility belts and Nike Dri-FIT shirts, then take to the streets to prove to themselves that they can do […]