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2021: The Year in Racing

After last year’s sudden and unprecedented stoppage, the racing industry warily re-emerged from its forced hiatus in 2021. Hopes rose and records fell among elite and recreational runners alike, fueled by a yearning for pre-pandemic normalcy, motivated by the Tokyo Summer Olympics, and abetted by the inexorable impact of the shoe-technology revolution. Here we relive […]

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2019: The Year in Racing

If there’s one word that best sums up the year in racing, it’s “WOW.” One weekend in October may have seized the spotlight, but remarkable performances were seemingly everywhere you looked, as was one conspicuous and controversial shoe. And while we can’t predict what next year may bring (after all, we don’t have 2020 vision! […]

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2018: The Year in Racing

If 2018 taught us anything, it’s that records are made to be broken. From the GOAT’s dominance in Berlin to a flurry of 100-mile records to a one-legged ultra marathoner, the human drama of the past 12 months kept us on the edge of our seats. So as the sun sets on 2018, we’re excited […]

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2017: The year in racing

Like so much else about 2017, the year in racing shocked, awed, infuriated and inspired — and sometimes all at once. From chasing down history to chasing down cheaters to nearly capturing the sport’s holy grail, the past 12 months have been anything but boring. So as the curtain falls on 2017, we’re excited to […]

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2016: The year in racing

Like so much else about 2016, the year in racing was one for the ages. From the thrill of victory to the agony of defeat, 2016 featured all the emotion (and quirkiness) runners expect from their sport. Some proven stars continued to shine brightly, while notable new talent—including one ambitious canine—captured the running world’s imagination. […]

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