Man In Gorilla Suit Finishes London Marathon After 6-Day Charity Crawl

A British police officer who crawled the London Marathon in a gorilla costume has raised more than $ 42,700 for charity after completing the 26.2-mile course. Tom Harrison of the Metropolitan Police Department crossed the finish line on Saturday, six days after the race started. The 41-year-old, who went by the name Mr. Gorilla, donned […]

Adidas Sent Congratulatory Email To People Who ‘Survived’ Boston Marathon

Adidas has some explaining to do.  On Tuesday, one day after the Boston Marathon, the brand sent out an email about the big race. The email, which was sent to The Huffington Post, advertised new products and also asked runners to share pictures of their marathon experience.  But it was the email subject line, “Congrats, […]

Muslim Woman Runs Boston Marathon To Raise Money For Refugees

After months of training and fundraising, Rahaf Khatib has crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon. The runner, who was the first Muslim woman to wear a headscarf on the cover of an American health or fitness magazine, completed the race in about 5 hours and 13 minutes on Monday, according to unofficial results […]

Competition Gets Heated At Chilly North Pole Marathon

Wrapped warmly against the cold, a group of runners set off for the barren white landscape for one very cool race – the North Pole Marathon. Some 50 running enthusiasts from around the world braved harsh conditions for Saturday’s 42.2-km (26.2 miles) race on the frozen ice of the Arctic Ocean, staged at the Barneo […]

The Beautiful Reason Why This Muslim Woman Is Running The Boston Marathon

A post shared by #runlikeahijabi By Rahaf K. (@runlikeahijabi) on Nov 13, 2016 at 10:51am PST For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What will you stand up for? Tell us with #LoveTakesAction. Last year, Rahaf Khatib broke barriers by becoming the […]

85-Year-Old Runner Smashes World Record For Marathon In Age Group

Runners at Sunday’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon were probably stunned to see an 85-year-old passing them by. Marathoner Ed Whitlock of Milton, Ontario smashed the previous world record for a marathon in the 85-to-89 age group by an incredible margin. The previous record was over four hours and 30 minutes, but Whitlock managed to complete […]

What Running The L.A. Marathon Means For Me

I’ve always loved running. The last time I ran a marathon I was living in Monterrey, Mexico. I wasn’t out of the closet and so signed up to run a marathon because it seemed like a good excuse to not have to go out on the weekends. It became too exhausting pretending to hit on […]