England, New England. We Compare the Marathons.

It’s April and with two big marathons taking place this month, we can’t help but be excited. One race in England and one race in New England. It got us thinking, how do these races and places differ? Let’s see the breakdown: London Favourite Word: Knackered (verb: exhausted) The Course: A nice, flat and fast course is great… Read more »

Desiree Linden Brings it Home at the New York Marathon with First-American Finish!

Runners braved strong winds and tough conditions at the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon today while Brooks Runners Desiree Linden and Ryan Vail made their presence known. Desi crossed the line first for the U.S. in the women’s elite races. Ryan Vail showed a strong finish in second among U.S. runners with today’s 2:15 finish. Carrying… Read more »

The Road to the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

“American Almost Wins Boston Marathon!” read a headline after Hansons-Brooks athlete Desi Davila had come within seconds of winning the Boston Marathon. Caroline Kilel won Boston in 2:22:36 with Desi a mere 2 seconds behind her. Now, with the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials less than three weeks away, Desi is determined to run her best… Read more »