I don't often write about the top levels of competitive running, since most of us are so far removed from it. It seems like something from another planet. But this past week in Beijing, the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships have been going on.
Many top track & field athletes think of this meet as even more prestigious than the Olympics (perhaps because it is only track & field, not all those other sports). Monday and Tuesday each included unusual occurrences, both involving American women. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: Big-league mishaps