Video Shows London Marathoner Helping Fellow Runner Over Finish Line

Runner Matthew Rees was moments from finishing the London Marathon on Saturday when he stopped to help an exhausted competitor.  Rees told the Press Association that he was on the final stretch of the race when he noticed runner David Wyeth having difficulties. “I saw him try to stand up again and his legs just went down again, […]

Deer Wipes Out Cross-Country Runner In The Middle Of A Race

Maybe this race needed a “Deer Crossing” sign.  A herd of deer ran straight through the course of a cross-country running event in Pennsylvania on Saturday, and one of the animals slammed right into a participant.  “I turn my head a little bit to the left and he comes right there,”Justin DeLuzio of Gwynedd Mercy University […]

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 […]