Running’s Cultural Reckoning Is Long Overdue

Robert S. Hays

Hannah Whetzel couldn’t sit down. When she did, suffering radiated just about everywhere. So the then junior at the College of Arizona stood. She stood all through the 4-hour bus trip to Flagstaff for the team’s very first cross-place meet of the 2017 time. She stood at breakfast. And she […]

Why Running’s Fastest Amateur Just Went Pro

Robert S. Hays

Previously this thirty day period, the American length runner Keira D’Amato declared on Instagram that she experienced signed with Nike. At to start with glance, this may well not appear notably noteworthy. By any measure, D’Amato had a breakout yr in 2020. In a outstanding exhibit of variety, she ran a […]

How Kara Goucher Stood Up to Running’s Goliath

Robert S. Hays

When Olympic marathoner Kara Goucher went general public in 2015 with her accusation that her former mentor, the legendary Alberto Salazar, experienced skirted antidoping principles with the elite runners of the Nike Oregon Project, she suffered an onslaught of criticism. The blowback established her back again monetarily and competitively—and manufactured […]

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