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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Desiree Davila on road back after London letdown

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Unlike most of the distance runners who traveled to New York last week, marathoner Desiree Davila arrived knowing she wouldn't be hitting the famous 26.2-mile course. Davila has been off her feet almost entirely since Aug. 5, when a mysterious an...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 2012 Olympics -- Sanya Richards-Ross, Allyson Felix lead U.S. wom...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Led by its two supernovas, Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix, the U.S. women's track team put an exclamation point on its stellar Olympics with a win in the 4x400 relay.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  8. It's back to work for disappointed Montano

    Bonnie D. Ford

    LONDON -- The trademark bright yellow silk flower tucked into Alysia Montano's hair was at odds with the tears welling in her eyes as she stood, hands on hips, describing her disappointment. Montano said allowing herself to be boxed around the l...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  9. 2012 Olympics -- How Drummond keeps himself grounded

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Jon Drummond was a world-class runner. But today, he does something far more important than just help today's top athletes. If you need proof, just listen to him.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympics -- Olympic puzzle finally comes together for Allyso...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    After missing out on gold for two straight Games, Allyson Felix was able to finally cross the line first in the 200, finding the missing piece to her Olympics puzzle.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  11. 2012 Summer Olympics -- U.S. women's marathon contender Desiree D...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Desiree Davila, who holds the American record on the Boston Marathon course and was considered a medal candidate at Sunday's marathon, stepped off the course after 2.2 miles, unable to continue because of pain in her right hip and groin.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- With controversy behind her, Allyson Feli...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    With the U.S. trials controversy behind her, Allyson Felix is still motivated by one thing heading into London -- winning that elusive 200 meters gold.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  13. 2012 London Olympics -- Team USA's marathon men get ready for Gam...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    It would be hard to find a more congenial trio of competitors than Meb Keflezighi, Ryan Hall and Abdi Abdirahman, who will represent the United States in the Olympic marathon in London on Aug. 12.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  14. Allyson Felix speeds up event speculation

    Bonnie D. Ford

    DALLAS -- Allyson Felix's appearance at the U.S. Olympic Media Summit was the last leg of an around-the-world sprint of a road trip -- a very successful one. Felix won a pair of 100-meter races in Kawasaki, Japan, and Doha, Qatar, within a week's ...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  15. 2012 London Olympics -- Desi Davila a bona fide marathon medal ca...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Last year, Desiree Davila put herself on the map after just falling short of a Boston Marathon win. Now, the self-proclaimed underdog has a spot in the London Olympics and is aiming to land American runners on the marathon podium.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  16. NYC Half-Marathon provides 'benchmark' for Olympic hopefuls

    Bonnie D. Ford

    It was a match race from the get-go Sunday morning for both the men and the women in the New York City Half-Marathon, as pairs of front-runners bolted out at the start and reserved the finish for a party of two. Kenya's Peter Kirui pulled away from E...

    Blog | March 18, 2012