THE FACTS ON RACE CANCELATIONS

THE FACTS ON RACE CANCELATIONS

Last month, I registered for a marathon in December. Two weeks ago, the race director emailed the registrants saying that the race was cancelled. Can a race director legally and legitimately do that?

DO RACES ENFORCE "NO HEADPHONES" RULES?

DO RACES ENFORCE "NO HEADPHONES" RULES?

When a race posts that no headphones are allowed due to insurance regulations and because roads have not been closed, will they enforce this rule? I found a marathon that fits my schedule and sounds fun to run, but I cannot imagine running 26 miles without headphones.
 

WHY ARE COURSES MARKED IN MILES?

WHY ARE COURSES MARKED IN MILES?

Why are courses marked in miles instead of kilometers? Aside from marathons and halfs, many race distances are promoted in kilometers (5-K, 10-K, 15-K, et cetera). I train, as most runners do, on a 400-meter track, and all my training is done in kilometers. What’s with the hang-up on English measurements?