Roger Bannister, First to Run Sub 4-Minute Mile, Dies at 88Roger Bannister was the first runner to break the mythical 4-minute barrier in the mile -- one of the seminal sporting achievements of the 20th century. He died in Oxford on Saturday at the age of 88.
Growing Evidence Suggests Endurance Athletes Are Pushing Hearts To The Breaking PointThey may look like the fittest of the fit, but there are increasing signs that some endurance athletes are destroying their hearts by pushing them too hard.
Berkeley Woman, San Anselmo Man Win San Francisco MarathonA Berkeley woman Sunday won the women’s division of The San Francisco Marathon for the third consecutive time, race officials said.
$25,000 Blade-Style Prosthetic Leg Stolen From Paralympian's Car In San FranciscoA Paralympian sprinter’s blade-style prosthetic was stolen out of his car in San Francisco’s Mission District, and he needs it to compete for next year's games in Rio De Janeiro.
Runner Who Went Missing On Mt. Tampalpais Spent Night On MountainA San Francisco man who became lost while running on a trail on Mount Tamalpais on Tuesday found his way back to his parked car Wednesday morning.
San Francisco Runner Completes 7 Marathons On 7 Continents In 7 DaysThirty-one-year old Tim Durbin is the only American to complete the World Marathon Challenge that started last Saturday and ended in Sydney, Australia Friday morning.
San Francisco Man Plans To Run 7 Marathons In 7 Days On 7 ContinentsA San Francisco man is attempting to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.
8 Months Pregnant, Cal Star Runner Competes In 800 Meters At U.S. ChampionshipsA five-time national champion and former Olympian made headlines after running in the U.S. Track and Field Championships while eight months pregnant.
Runner Finishes Dipsea Foot Race While Suffering Heart AttackA Bay Area runner finished a grueling 7.4 mile Marin County competition despite suffering a heart attack while running.
The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The WeekNana's first coaster ride, Simpsons Couch Tribute to Dave + more viral videos!
Zazzle Bay to Breakers RaceIt's wild and wacky, and you haven't really been to the city by the bay unless you experience the Zazzle Bay to Breakers race. You get extra points if you actually run, but you can still feel the essence of this classic event even from the sidelines. Become a part of this made-in-San-Francisco memory whether you run the whole race, the free final mile or the five steps to the expo's snack and drink stands.
Elite Runners Welcome More Sober Bay To BreakersElite runners from the Bay Area taking part in this Sunday's Bay to Breakers race said they approve of the new rules meant to crack down on public drunkenness and rowdy behavior.