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.
Bay Area Runners Win 40th San Francisco MarathonTwo Bay Area residents, one from Marin County and one from the Peninsula, won the 40th annual San Francisco Marathon.
Duo Running From Alaska To Argentina Arrive In Point ReyesFor most people running one marathon is a major accomplishment, imagine running 590.
Man Runs From San Francisco To New York In Record TimeA 29-year-old man has completed a cross-country run from San Francisco to New York City in 42 days, 6 hours and 30 minutes.
Santa Rosa Marathon Mishap Could Cost Some Entry Into Boston MarathonThere was controversy at the Santa Rosa Marathon over the weekend, and it’s not the first time.
UC Scientists Say Warming Climate Threatens Future Summer OlympicsBy 2085, San Francisco could be the only U.S. city with temperatures low enough to host the summer Olympic games.
Guide To The 'Escape From Alcatraz Triathalon'Its grueling course begins with a 1.5-mile swim from a boat off of Alcatraz, transitions to an 18-mile bike ride and concludes with an 8-mile run that includes a 400-step Equinox sand ladder. Join in on rubbing it in the faces of those would-be escapees, or just watch from the sidelines — this year's race may be the best ever...
Texas Man Wins 2016 Bay To Breakers In San FranciscoThe race began near the Embarcadero around 8 a.m. and finished at Ocean Beach.
Best Spring 2016 Races In San FranciscoFive of the best upcoming spring races include the Bay to Breakers, one of the largest and most famous races in the world...
Morgan Hill Triathlete Club Leader Arrested For Child MolestationThe owner of the Morgan Hill triathlete organization, Wolf Pak, was arrested Monday for alleged child molestation at his business.
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.
SF Marathon Events To Divert Traffic Beginning Midnight SundayThe San Francisco Marathon has been newly anointed as a sanctioned USA Track & Field qualifier race for the 2016 Olympic Team Trials.