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  1. Veteran Hopes Cross-Country Trek Becomes Ongoing Tribute To The F...

    Sarah Spain

    Walking every day since April, Mike Viti honors service members killed in action since 9/11. At Saturday's Army-Navy football game his journey will end, but the cause, he hopes, is only beginning.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
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  3. How A Former NCAA Champ Is Trying To Rescue Her Child From Africa...

    Mackenzie Lobby Havey

    For two years, Missy Rock hasn't been able to get her daughter out of an orphanage in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So the former NCAA champion is attacking the problem the best way she knows how: by running the Twin Cities Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  4. espnW -- Boise State track coach Corey Ihmels helps boost Emma Ba...

    Chantel Jennings

    Boise State's Emma Bates didn't believe in herself before the season, but her coach's support spurred her to victory in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA track and field championships. In the team battle, Texas appears to have an edge on Oregon.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  5. espnW -- Libby James, 77, a long-running sensation

    Mackenzie Lobby

    At just over 5 feet tall and 77 years old, Libby James has become one of the world's very best distance runners, as well as an inspiration and example for her family.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  6. espnW -- Kikkan Randall's latest Olympic podium bid falls short

    Jim Caple

    It was supposed to be a day when Kikkan Randall stood on the Olympic cross-country podium and helped shine a spotlight on her sport. Instead, it was a day of near-misses and disappointment.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  7. espnW -- Kikkan Randall fell in love with cross-country skiing in...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    Her dad wanted her to be an Alpine skier. She planned to be a runner in college. But in high school, Kikkan Randall fell in love with cross-country skiing.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2014
  8. espnW -- Kikkan Randall hopes Sochi success puts cross-country sk...

    Jim Caple

    Olympic cross-country skier Kikkan Randall may not be a household name to some in the United States, but she has a strong chance to change that by making history at the Sochi Games.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  9. W Wants to Know: Deena Kastor

    Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie, Special to espnW

    Long-distance runner Deena Kastor won the bronze medal in the women's marathon at the 2004 Olympics and holds American records in the marathon and half-marathon. She is also an eight-time national champion in cross country. With the Foot Lo...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  10. espnW -- Susan Dunklee, who is set to represent Team USA in biath...

    Dimity McDowell

    Sochi-bound Susan Dunklee shares her keys to biathlon, which demands speed and endurance for cross-country skiing, plus calm and accuracy for shooting.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  11. NCAA women's soccer -- UCLA Bruins come out of road trip with ris...

    Graham Hays

    A 12-day road trip took UCLA to two cities and included four games against ranked teams. The Bruins brought back a 3-0-1 record along with the No. 2 spot in our weekly power rankings.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  12. 2013 US Open -- Bethanie Mattek-Sands' unique style yields divide...

    Jane McManus

    Tennis iconoclast Bethanie Mattek-Sands has been seeing some of the best singles results of her career at age 28 because of a scientific approach to training and a radical change to her diet.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  13. espnW -- Kayaking suits Kaitlyn McElroy

    Jane McManus

    When a training accident ended her career as a cross-country skier, Kaitlyn McElroy switched to kayaking and has made it all the way to the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  14. espnW -- Mountain biker Erica Tingey sets sights on Rio Olympics ...

    Kim Cross

    Professional mountain biker Erica Tingey discovered new life -- and a new career -- when she made a snap decision to take up serious riding after giving birth.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  15. Super athlete Kinney competes in CrossFit Games -espnW

    Mackenzie Lobby

    After starring in softball and track and playing semipro football, Michelle Kinney found CrossFit, the ideal sport for her combination of strength and endurance.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  16. Women celebrate fitness, unity at More Magazine/Fitness Magazine ...

    Rachel Cooperman

    It was a day for women as the 10th anniversary More Magazine/Fitness Magazine Women's Half-Marathon looped Central Park, attracting everyone from casual training groups to former Olympians.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  17. Runners finding middle ground in barefoot-running debate

    Mackenzie Lobby

    After getting off to a blazing start, the barefoot-running craze has hit a cool-down. Most runners are finding a middle ground, though, between traditional running shoes and minimalist shoes.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013