Running Speed Articles

Return to main Running Speed page

The 21 Fastest Athletes in Pro Sports

Speed kills. Since the dawn of sport, the ability to run faster than your opponent has been a distinct advantage. Turbo-charged athletes chang...

Justin Gatlin Reveals the No. 1 Sprinting Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Father Time can't catch Justin Gatlin. The 35-year-old American sprinter may be one of the oldest athletes in his sport, but he's still chasing dow...

Leonard Fournette Recorded the Fastest Foot Speed of the NFL Season, Which Is Absolutely Terrifying

Leonard Fournette has arrived. The Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back recorded 181 rushing yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 30-9 rout of ...

Freaky Fast Stanford RB Bryce Love Is on Pace to Break Barry Sanders' Single-Season Rushing Record

Christian McCaffrey might be gone, but there's a new Stanford running back galloping his way into the record books. His name is Bryce Love, and he ...

How De'Aaron Fox Became the NBA's New Fastest Man

De'Aaron Fox is basketball's Usain Bolt. As a true freshman at the University of Kentucky last season, Fox used his blinding speed to help himself ...

4 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Most athletes want to get faster. Speed means you can get to the ball quicker, outrun opponents, and potentially have a huge impact on the outcome of...

Michael Vick Reveals Who Would've Won a Race Between Him and Randall Cunningham

Mike Vick and Randall Cunningham are two of the most electric dual-threat quarterbacks in NFL history. Over his 13-season career, Vick tallied ...

Xavier Rhodes's 100-Yard Pick-6 Was a Jaw-Dropping Display of Pure Speed

The NFL play of Week 11 was Xavier Rhodes's supersonic pick-6 against the Arizona Cardinals. The Minnesota Vikings cornerback covered the entir...

Chad Johnson Says Browns WR Corey Coleman Would Beat Him In Foot Race

Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson knows he couldn't outrun Cleveland Browns rookie wide receiver Corey Coleman in a foot race. On Friday, someo...

The NBA Is Experimenting with Wearable Technology

The NFL recently introduced its hyped "Next Gen" statistics package for the 2015 season, showing fans how fast their favorite player runs on the field...

1
2