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  1. 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
  2. Paula Radcliffe takes New York

    espnW

    On this day in 2007, English runner Paula Radcliffe won her second New York City Marathon. Just months after giving birth to her first child, Radcliffe finished the race in an astonishing 2 hours, 23 minutes and 9 seconds, the second-fastest time by ...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  3. espnW -- Janet Cherobon-Bawcom arrives at New York City Marathon ...

    Mackenzie Lobby

    Janet Cherobon-Bawcom's journey from Kenyan farm girl to college student to Olympic runner has been full of twists, so don't ask her to predict how she'll do in Sunday's New York City Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  4. espnW -- Running phenom Mary Cain finds her stride with a coach

    Jane McManus

    There was something about Mary that accomplished marathon runner and now coach Alberto Salazar saw in Mary Cain. Under his tutelage, she's chasing wins in national competitions.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  5. espnW -- Boston Marathon brings Shalane Flanagan full circle

    Bonnie D. Ford

    An emotional Shalane Flanagan will be back home and have her sister running with her in the Boston Marathon as she looks to bounce back from Olympic disappointment.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  6. espnW -- Paula Radcliffe talks about racing, records, recuperatin...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    It's been 10 years since Paula Radcliffe set a world record with her performance in the London Marathon. The racing legend talks about that day and how she's recuperating from injuries that forced her out of the 2012 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  7. Summer on the Run -- Don't get beat by the mental game

    Summer Sanders

    Race day will be a stress-filled whirlwind -- if you let it. Find your happy place to help you cross the finish line.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  8. Summer on the Run -- How I am learning from experience

    Summer Sanders

    As a more seasoned runner and competitor, Summer Sanders has learned to push herself to the point of completion, not exhaustion, and congratulate herself along the way.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  9. espnW -- New York City Marathon runners redirect focus, volunteer...

    Rachel Cooperman

    The New York City Marathon was canceled, but that hasn't stopped race participants to redirect their efforts Sunday -- by getting out and helping those in need.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2012
  10. 2012 New York City Marathon -- Decision to run or not is not an e...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Some NYC Marathon entrants think it's even more important to run this year. Some can't bring themselves to take part. Bonnie D. Ford shares two representative stories.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  11. 2012 New York City Marathon -- Nina Kuscsik earns spot in New Yor...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    When Nina Kuscsik began her competitive running career she was an outsider, but after 80 marathons and countless hours advocating for women in her sport, she will be inducted into the New York Road Runners Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2012
  12. 2012 New York City Marathon -- New wave of elite women runners re...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The elite Americans at the forefront of this year's New York City Marathon women's field -- Julie Culley, Amy Hastings and Molly Pritz -- represent a new group charging into the next four-year Olympic cycle.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  13. espnW -- Paula Radcliffe sidelined at 10th anniversary of her wor...

    Sarah Spain

    Paula Radcliffe set a world record at the Chicago Marathon a decade ago. She'll be at the finish line again Sunday -- only this time in a walking boot.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2012
  14. 2012 Summer Olympics -- A marathon misfire for trio of U.S. women...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Desiree Davila left the course after the first 2.2-mile lap because of injury, while Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher both had their bodies betray them late in the race.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  15. espnW: Maureen Mancuso's journey as a distance running pioneer

    Doug Williams

    Maureen Wilton Mancuso broke the marathon record at age 13, but it was decades later before she got her due as a pioneer in women's distance running.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  16. Friendship is a marathon

    Kristine Lilly

    This is the third in a series of blogs from former U.S. soccer player Kristine Lilly, who is running in the Boston Marathon on Monday to raise money for Boston Children's Hospital. Twenty-six plus miles, meet 30 years of friendship! A year ag...

    Blog | April 13, 2012