The course was recently recertified by marathon Co-Director Mike Lindemann and Doug Thurston, race director of the Big Sur International Marathon, using a Jones Counter, which attaches to the wheel of a bicycle and displays 'clicks' based on the number of rotations.
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Illinois Marathon Co-Director Mike Lindemann, left, and Doug Thurston, race director of the Big Sur International Marathon, who is certified by the International Association of Athletics Federations, set out from Memorial Stadium to measure the Illinois Marathon route in reverse to recertif…
I got a glimpse of home base for some of the athletes training for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games when I visited the training center in Colorado Springs, Colo., last week.
Scott Hendren of St. Joseph, who has run the eight-hour race 26 times, has some strategies for handling the heat that are good plans for anyone to follow while training or racing in hot temperatures.