• R2R Editorial Team
  • ROLL Recovery Offers to Pay All Entry Fees For Olympic Marathon Trials

    Written by: Joe Bosshard

    Entry Fees For Olympic Marathon Trials

    Qualifying for the Olympic Marathon Trials is supposed to be the hard part…not coming up with the money to get yourself to the actual race. Not only do all “B” qualifiers, which includes some serious Olympic contenders – Kara Goucher, Galen Rupp, Diego Estrada to name a few – have to pay for airfare and lodging, every athlete – A & B – has to pay a race fee.

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  • Hooray! We’re all THAT Much Closer to Being Olympians

    Written by: Jonny Stevens

    Homer simpson running

    Today the IAAF announced that they have relaxed the Olympic entry standards, bumping 14 American track athletes into qualifying marks. This means we are all closer to being Olympians. “At the IAAF Council Meeting on 26 November, changes to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games entry standards in 17 events were approved. The International Olympic Committee have […]

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  • Olympic orgranizers feel the heat, will now provide free air conditioning

    Written by: Joe Bosshard


    Oh sweet relief. After announcing earlier this week that athletes or their countries will have to pay for air conditioning in their dorm rooms, Rio Olympic organizers announced that they have reversed their decision. Organizers are still making drastic cuts in an effort to balance the budget of $1.9 billion USD. For instance, there will […]