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Allyson Felix announced on Instagram that she would retire after the 2022 season. She said she'd run this season in honor of women, and "for a better future for my daughter." Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Short Wave host Emily Kwong (right) and her sister ran a marathon together in 2021. Emily shares some of what she learned about training for it. Beck Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Emily Runs A Marathon

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Bassirou Ndao's horse ran away. He needed the animal for his farmwork and couldn't afford a replacement. Posting a photo on the Trouvés ou Perdus Facebook page led to an equine reunion. Bassirou Ndao hide caption

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David Brown (left) runs the men's 100 meter T11 round 1 on day 3 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on September 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is competing in Tokyo with a new partner, Moray Steward. Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. sprinter Erriyon Knighton wins his qualifying heat of the men's 200-meter earlier this week. He finished just off the podium in Wednesday's final. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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A jogger runs on Santa Monica State Beach on April 10 in Santa Monica, Calif. Running is one form of exercise that meets social distancing guidelines. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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How Runners Can Keep Themselves And Others Safe During The Pandemic

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Running and other moderate exercise can protect against lifestyle disease. A new study shows training for a marathon slows cardiovascular aging. RichVintage/Getty Images hide caption

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Ready For Your First Marathon? Training Can Cut Years Off Your Cardiovascular Age

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Man Kaur of India celebrates after competing in the 100-meter sprint in the 100+ age category at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand, in April 2017. Michael Bradley/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Logan Davis #1 congratulates Ohio State Buckeyes teammate Nick Oddo #15 for scoring a goal on March 22, 2014. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images hide caption

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Underdiagnosed Male Eating Disorders Are Becoming Increasingly Identified

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Travis Kauffman responds to questions during a news conference Thursday about his encounter with a mountain lion while running a trail just west of Fort Collins, Colo., this month. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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David Torrence, seen here during the 2014 Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, has died in Scottsdale, Ariz. Icon Sports Wire/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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