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Jacob Meschke

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
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Past:
  • Runner's World
  • Bicycling Magazine
  • Men's Health Mag

Past articles by Jacob:

In Spain, A Young Woman's Killing Galvanizes Women to Assert Their Freedom to Run

How the murder of 26-year-old Laura Luelmo last December united female runners against the country’s enduring machismo culture. → Read More

Heroic Dog Dies of Wounds While Protecting Trail Runner From Bear Encounter

Rascal had spent a decade at Linda Behnken’s side as they explored the Alaskan wilderness. But their last encounter with a brown bear finally proved to be too much. → Read More

Kara Goucher Nearly Collides With Mountain Lion on Morning Training Run

The two-time Olympian came within inches of the big cat while on a morning training run in Boulder before it sprinted away. → Read More

Back-of-the-Pack London Marathoners Say They Were Shamed for Being ‘Fat’ and ‘Slow’

Since official 7:30 pacer Elizabeth Ayres wrote a viral Facebook post after the 2019 London Marathon on April 28, dozens of others have taken to social media to complain about the frustrating and even dangerous conditions slower participants face. → Read More

Detroit’s Lexus Velodrome Could Become the American Track Cycling Capital

Velodrome builder Dale Hughes wants to make Detroit the center of American track cycling. → Read More

Runner still missing after starting Malaysian ultra 10 days ago

Mohammad Ashraf was last seen around 20 kilometers into the 25-kilometer race that kicked off early Saturday morning, March 23, in the Malaysian state of Perak. → Read More

Jacob Meschke Contributing Writer

Jacob joined Runner’s World and Bicycling as an editorial fellow after graduating from Northwestern University in 2018, where he studied journalism. His work focuses mainly on news and service pieces for both audiences, with the occasional foray into longer feature work and product reviews. He especially loves to highlight the journeys of unique runners and riders doing amazing things in their… → Read More

Jacob Meschke Contributing Writer

Jacob joined Runner’s World and Bicycling as an editorial fellow after graduating from Northwestern University in 2018, where he studied journalism. His work focuses mainly on news and service pieces for both audiences, with the occasional foray into longer feature work and product reviews. He especially loves to highlight the journeys of unique runners and riders doing amazing things in their… → Read More

Dog Attack Leaves Olympic Trials Qualifier With Gaping Wounds and 21 Stitches

Caitlin Keen, 26, is an elite amateur runner who is aiming to win Cincinnati’s Flying Pig Marathon in May for a second time, despite the 21 stitches and state of shock the aggressive pit bull mix has given her. → Read More

A Rare Disease Stole His Ability to Walk—So He Rode Across the Country Instead

At 17, Kyle Bryant learned he had the progressive neurological disorder Friedrich’s ataxia. For years he struggled, until cycling gave him a way to find freedom and build a movement to work toward a cure for this rare disease. → Read More

300 Screws in Each Wheel: Welcome to the Bike Race Held Entirely on Ice

The inaugural Ice Cycle Crit took riders through high winds, freezing temperatures, and the slipperiest conditions around. → Read More

All the Major Kinds of Bike Lanes, in Three Minutes

San Jose shows off what a complete street looks like. → Read More

From Trash to Treasure: Meet the Canadian Woman Turning Bike Parts Into Art

Clocks from chainrings, earrings from chainlinks—and Marianne Koops is just getting started. The Canadian bike shop owner began reworking discarded metal around three years ago, and now makes hundreds of pieces a year. → Read More

Michigan City’s Heated Sidewalks Make It a Running Winter Wonderland

Thanks to Holland’s snowmelt system, covered, impassable sidewalks will never derail another run. → Read More

28,000 Pounds of Discarded Banana Peels Will Be Put to Good Use After Disney Races

It’s just part of a larger strategy to make races more environmentally-friendly. → Read More

90-Year-Old Masters Sprinter Stripped of World Record Over Doping Violation

Carl Grove also lost his national title, though he suspects tainted meat was to blame. → Read More

5 Reasons We’re Pretty Sure That Ariana Grande May Secretly Be a Runner

Mega star Ariana Grande and her celebrity trainer have revealed some details of her workout routine, but mostly play it close to the vest. But we have our suspicions that the pop icon behind some of your favorite hits is indeed a dedicated runner. → Read More

Ultrarunner Rickey Gates Just Ran Every Single Street in San Francisco

Known for conquering mountains,Rickey Gate swapped trails for city blocks in his latest adventure. → Read More

Frisco Coyote Strikes for Fifth Time in Series of Attacks on Runners

Local authorities are working to nab the creature, which has injured several residents, including a 9-year-old child. → Read More

Steve Carell Describes the “Fun Fan Encounter” That Knocked Him off His Bike

A fan hit him while he was out riding, but the collision left him unharmed, and true to his good-natured personality, Carell called it a “fun fan encounter.” → Read More