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5 Marathons Down, One to Go: Takeaways From Shalane Flanagan’s Fall “Eclipse”

has 131 miles worth of World Marathon Majors down since September 26 and 26.2 miles to go on November 7, at the New York City Marathon. So far, she’s still in one piece, she said. This fall, Flanagan embarked on what she dubbed “the eclipse,” a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run all the major marathons in just seven weeks. (Women's Running)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Late Night FAQ, Ryan Switzer Interview, UNC vs. Miami Preview

UNC Football hosts Miami on Saturday. Jones Angell and Adam Lucas preview the matchup (3:28), speak with UNC's Director of Track & Field, Chris Miltenberg (24:28), talk with about what Carolina means to him, life in the NFL, and his family's experience when his son became severely ill (33:37), plus Late Night FAQ (1:18:37). (Listen To Podcast)

Shalane Flanagan was 'prepared to implode' before running Chicago and Boston marathons back-to-back

Former North Carolina track star was "prepared to implode" while gearing up for her second marathon in as many days. But midway through running the 125th Boston Marathon on Monday — just hours after completing the Chicago Marathon more than 800 miles away — the Marblehead, Massachusetts, native had a stunning realization. (Insider.com)

Shalane Flanagan’s run through 6 major marathons in 7 weeks continued with 2 in 2 days

Monday capped a crazy 16 days of running four marathons for , with two marathons and 27 days to go. The Olympian, 3-time national champion at UNC and 2017 New York City Marathon winner finished the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and the Boston Marathon on Monday in her drive to run all six major world marathons in seven weeks. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Shalane Flanagan Hopes To Run 6 World Marathon Majors In 42 Days

Running legend and UNC alum is coming out of retirement, and she's doing so in grand fashion. The Marblehead, Mass. native announced that she is setting out on running six World Marathon Majors in just 42 days. She had announced her retirement in 2019 and expressed how retirement and the pandemic made her love running again. (CBS Boston)

Recapping UNC Olympians' performances in Tokyo

UNC had two former women's soccer stars on the US team that medaled in yet another Olympics. and come home with a bronze. Pitcher Ryder Ryan threw five scoreless innings across four games, including a scoreless inning a losing effort in the Gold Medal Game. qualified in the 400m hurdles but did not medal. (Tar Heel Blog)

Tar Heels in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (August 6 Update)

The USA baseball team beat South Korea to advance to gold medal match against Japan. Ryder Ryan has been phenomenal in relief, pitching four innings, surrendering one hit, no runs, and no walks while striking out four. Ryan also picked up the semifinal win against South Korea. Ryan and Tim Federowicz are guaranteed at least a silver medal. (All Tar Heels)

Tar Heels in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (August 4 Update)

11 of the 12 Tar Heels in Tokyo have begun competition. Only Camilla Feeley (Rhythmic Gymnastics) has not. and will play against Australia for the women's soccer bronze medal. The US baseball team lost to Japan in the winner's bracket. They then defeated Dominican Republic and are one win away from the gold medal game. (All Tar Heels)

Kenny Selmon's Olympic Run Ends In Semifinals

Former UNC track star fell short of advancing to the finals for the 400-meter hurdles event on Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics. Selmon placed second in his Thursday heat to qualify for the semifinal. He posted the fourth-fastest time in his semifinal heat, but the American’s 48.58 seconds was the tenth-fastest time in the semifinal round. (Chapelboro.com)

Video: Kenny Selmon's mom reveals remarkable ride to Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympian , the 24-year-old University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate who grew up in Mableton, Georgia, found track and field to be a big part of his life. His mom talks about her son's incredible journey competing in the sport. (11 Alive)
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