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By David Monti & Taylor Dutch, @d9monti, @taylordutch (c) Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (10-Dec) -- Both the men's and women's course records came tumbling down at the 45th Honolulu Marathon here this morning when Lawrence Cherono and Brigid Kosgei broke the finish line tape in Kapiolani Park in 2:08:26...
HONOLULU (09-Dec) -- Winning 17 NCAA titles earned Edward Cheserek the nickname "King Cheserek" during his record-breaking career at the University of Oregon where he became the most decorated runner in NCAA history.  He lived up to that moniker at the second annual Kalakaua Merrie Mile in Waikiki here...
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission (CoCom) today handed down its final review of planning for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). Held bi-annually since 2014, the Coordination Commission is established by the CGF to ensure compliance with the commitments and undertakings made in the bid for the...
By Taylor Dutch, @taylordutch (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (07-Dec) — With two Olympic medals and eight appearances in global championships finals on his running resume, Nick Willis is ready to check off some of his last boxes. At 34-years-old, Willis admits that the end of his...
By Taylor Dutch, @taylordutch (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (07-Dec) -- Standing on the pristine ocean shore outside of the Outrigger Reef On The Beach Hotel, Nick Symmonds is poised despite the challenge that lies ahead of him. On Sunday morning, the IAAF World Championships 800m silver medalist will...
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (06-Dec) -- Reigning Boston Marathon champions, Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat of Kenya, have committed to defending their titles at the 2018 edition of the world's oldest, continuously run marathon on Monday, April 16.  The news came from the event's...
Athletics New Zealand has announced the 2018 Athletics New Zealand International Series. The series of five events across four cities will showcase New Zealand’s best athletes, taking on top international competition ahead of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Headlined by World Champion Tom Walsh and Olympic bronze medallist...
Amazing footage Ireland's Paul Robinson running the Antarctica Mile in 4 mins 17.9 secs. The event took place on 25th November 2017 at Union Glacier, Antarctica, and was held in conjunction with the annual Antarctic Ice Marathon. pic.twitter.com/vCEkA16kjA — Richard Donovan (@RichardDonovan7) November 27, 2017 Last week Ireland's Paul Robinson broke...
Excitement continues to build for the arrival of the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton in Australia after a Training and Operational Exercise was conducted through Warwick and Gatton today. This morning’s Exercise simulated an actual Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) day to induct and train crew members, and to work through...
Two-time winner looking to maintain unbeaten record in London Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on 22 April 2018 looking to make it a hat-trick of wins in the capital. The Kenyan superstar won in 2015 and was an agonising eight seconds away from the current world...