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Shalane Flanagan Becomes First U.S. Woman To Win NYC Marathon In 40 Years

Shalane Flanagan became the first American to win the women’s division of the New York City Marathon since 1977. Flanagan crossed the finish line on Sunday with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 26 minutes and 53 seconds, the New York Times reported. She defeated three-time defending champion Mary Keitany of Kenya, who came in second. […]

Charity event competitor Tom Harrison crawls towards the finish of the London Marathon, dressed in a gorilla outfit to raise money for the Gorilla Foundation, in London

Man In Gorilla Suit Finishes London Marathon After 6-Day Charity Crawl

A British police officer who crawled the London Marathon in a gorilla costume has raised more than $ 42,700 for charity after completing the 26.2-mile course. Tom Harrison of the Metropolitan Police Department crossed the finish line on Saturday, six days after the race started. The 41-year-old, who went by the name Mr. Gorilla, donned […]