Jimmy Choi will run the New York City Marathon with seven other affected runners. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
A marathon marks the year Sheila Towne outlived her mother—and brings a piece of her mom back to life. Read the full story for Runner’s World/Zelle.
In 1984, 11-year-old Deena Kastor sat in her living room with her parents, eyes glued to the first women’s Olympic Marathon. American Joan Benoit Samuelson emerged from the tunnel into the Los Angeles Coliseum to claim the gold, waving her white hat. “No matter what my profession turned out to be in life, her performance that day would’ve inspired me to be better,” Kastor said during a recent visit to Chicago. Read the full article for Runner’s World.