For the 50th running, a tribute to some of the inspiring movers, shakers, risk-takers and ground-breakers who gave us the race we know and love.
The alternative story of how, 40 years ago, running escaped from its amateur restrictions and became a modern, professional sport.
With medals in the 10,000m, 5,000m and 1500m at the same Olympics, Hassan steps onto a special podium with a select few who secured memorable distance triples and doubles.
The first Olympic marathon was won by a runner with no coach, no training schedule, no gym, no special diet—only a lifetime of logging 16 miles a day delivering water.
Secrets of long-term excellence as a runner, from Nick Willis, Deena Kastor, and others who might qualify for an Elite Longevity Hall of Fame.
A former elite competitor who keeps reviving his running — even at 81 with two artificial knees — provides guidelines for goals when returning from setbacks.
One personal view of 50 years of the race that did so much to create modern running — as a runner, broadcaster, fan, writer, and human.
Author Peter Lovesey dreams of being a great runner. His passion for running makes him a major crime novelist, and an important historian of the sport.