Rupp takes half marathon showdown victory in 1:00:22; Suguru Osako is second in 1:01:15 - Dorena, OR—Galen Rupp wanted nothing more than a chance to race. On a crisp fall morning in the rural Oregon town of Dorena, he got just that.

Accepting responses through Dec. 15, survey will gauge how runners dealt with the coronavirus pandemic, their feelings about diversity and inclusion in the sport, virtual runs and much more

 (October 28, 2020) – Running USA, the non-profit trade organization for the sport of running, has revamped and rebranded its annual runner survey, which will now be global. Running events and businesses of all kinds, worldwide, are encouraged to share the survey for widest possible response.

Vienna City Marathon moves from April into September - The Vienna City Marathon is the second major international marathon which has been moved from a spring date of 2021 into the second half of the year. The race is now scheduled for 12 September. This spring organizers had to cancel Austria’s biggest one day sporting event due to the corona virus pandemic. Because of the ongoing uncertainties during the pandemic there was too much risk continuing to plan with a race on 18 April 2021, organizers explained. The first major race that was moved from spring into the autumn in 2021 was the London Marathon. The Vienna City Marathon is a World Athletics Gold Label Road Race.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Improving on his own world lead in the men’s hammer, Rudy Winkler (Newark, New Jersey) earned USATF Athlete of the Week, while Kate Schmidt was selected by fans as the winner of the 25th USATF Throwback Athlete of the Week award for setting a world record in the women’s javelin on Sept. 11, 1977. In the absence of regular competition during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking a weekly look back at some of the great efforts by American track and field athletes through the years.

The world record chase resumes again for Mondo Duplantis and Karsten Warholm at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea Wanda Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday (17).