Tagged: Running

Karsten Warholm leads the pack

Up-and-coming Norwegian runner crushes competition in two Diamond League races Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway After winning the 400-meter hurdles race and setting the Norwegian record with a time of 48.25 in the Diamond...

Jakob Ingebrigtsen breaks four minutes

The 16-year-old Norwegian runner becomes the youngest ever to run a four-minute mile Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Norwegian 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen became the youngest mile runner in history to break four minutes at...

When running is like falling

Norwegian physicist proposes way to run faster, using gravity M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Running is said to be the world’s oldest and most accessible sport. It also may be the most studied. Ever...

Marathon champ Grete Waitz dead at 57

Grete Waitz, Norway’s most outstanding long-distance runner and “Queen of the New York City Marathon,” died in the early hours of Tuesday morning at the age of 57, after a long fight with cancer. Waitz was...

Norwegian Festival in New York

The 15th Annual Norwegian Festival, Grete’s Great Gallop and the Norway Run attracted more than 7,000 runners, children, and volunteers in Central Park in New York Saturday October 3, 2009. This year, around 7,000 runners...

See you at Norwegian Festival in New York City!

The 15th annual Norwegian Festival will take place on Saturday Oct. 3 in beautiful Central Park. The Norwegian Festival is a great day for kids and families. Last year, over 7,000 runners took part in...

The Oslo Bislett Games to be kicked off on Friday

  Oslo June 30 – With temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit), and with an even hotter forecast by the end of the week, it is clear that the ExxonMobil Bislett Games is going to...