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The University of Southern California will rename its track after alumna Olympian Allyson Felix.

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Olympian Allyson Felix has been named Sportswoman of the Year by the Women's Sports Foundation.

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Tiffany Haddish will portray iconic track legend Florence Griffith Joyner in a biopic.

Folk across the country remember the slain jogger.

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Two women in Washington, D.C. have joined forces for the creation of a digital platform designed to empower Black women long distance runners.

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Here’s the rub for runners: About half of you will get injured with five of the most common injuries—Achilles tendonitis, iliotibial band syndrome, plantar fasciitis, runner’s knee and shin splints. But you can avoid these injuries by choosing the right shoes, doing the right preparation and listening to your body. Run pain free with these […]

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The crowd erupted for the 100-year-old after she finished the 100m race in one minute, 17.33 seconds.

Never put all your eggs in one basket. Never count your chickens before they hatch. And never celebrate too early. You may regret it. And that’s exactly what happened to Oregon runner Tanguy Pepiot when he thought he won the 3,000 meter steeplechase over the weekend. Sure, he was ahead. Sure, you could see the […]


In a much-needed break from negativity about police encounters with African-Americans, a Louisville, Ky. officer is winning widespread praise after assisting a woman across the finish line in a 10K race over the weekend, reports USA Today. Louisville Metro Police Lt. Aubrey Gregory offered Asia Ford his arm during Saturday’s Rodes City Run after the […]

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Some experts praise walking over running, while others say running is definitely more effective. Listen to the audio player to hear the latest study to…

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In 2009, Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks created Black Girls RUN! in an effort to tackle the growing obesity epidemic in the black community and provide encouragement and resources to both new and veteran runners. The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to encourage African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority. Carey […]