The Funniest Marathon Signs

Whether it’s mile 2 or 22, we all need a pick-me-up at some point in the race. Funny, inspiring, and hilariously awkward signs often provide exactly that. These signs listed below are among the very best we’ve seen – for various reasons. Continue reading »

Marathon Runner Adopts Stray Dog Who Set Pace For Him In The Gobi Desert

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Image: www.4Deserts.com / Onni Cai

She is so tiny that her head didn’t even reach his knee – but the stray dog still kept the pace for Dion Leonard in the desert heat. The ultramarathoner came to rely on the little dog as he ran through the Gobi in China in the last section of the 155-mile Gobi Desert March race. She appeared out of nowhere, miles from any village, and ran just in front of him – helping him to second place. Continue reading »

Best Fancy Dress Runners of the London Marathon


A fancy dress runner during the Flora London Marathon in London, England on April 13, 2003. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) Continue reading »