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Dubai (UAE): Ethiopia's Mosinet Geremew won the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon with a course record of 2h:04m:00s in one of the most thrilling finishes in marathon history. The 27 year-old, who entered the race just days before, sprinted across the finish line followed by four more runners within eight seconds....
Confident But Cautious, Sambu Ready For Marathon Debut By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved CHICAGO (08-Oct) -- The conference room at the Chicago Hilton was noisy as reporters scrambled yesterday to chat up the elite athletes running Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  Most of the...
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Epic False Start in the Men's 3000m - IAAF Diamond League Rabat 2017 VIA IAAF Diamond League The pacemaker Adil Briami of Morocco had a little bit of trouble hearing the starting gun calling the field back. FINAL RESULTS
With deep sadness, we confirm the death of a participant in the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. David Seath, aged 31, from Cowdenbeath in Fife and a serving officer in the British Army, collapsed at the 23 mile mark and, although he received immediate medical treatment, he died later in...
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Eliud Kipchoge confirmed his position as the world’s strongest marathon runner by taking a dramatic win in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. The Kenyan clocked a world leading time of 2:03:32, but in difficult weather conditions with rain and high humidity the world record set by Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto in Berlin in...
Two days remain for runners to take advantage of the early bird registration fees for races at this year’s 38th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon to be held on the weekend of 2 – 3 July. Events Management Queensland, the event organiser, has set this year’s early bird entry deadline at midnight...
The men’s long jump final awaits Fabrice Lapierre (NSW) after he soared 7.91m (w: +0.6) to progress to the medal round on day one at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London (GBR). Opening his account with 7.67m (w: -0.3), Lapierre hit his best mark with his second attempt to ensure his...
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An experiential Journey of the Running Culture in the Kenyan Rift Valley- Documentary Kukimbia (2016) Video by Spencer MacDonald The film was created by Spencer MacDonald and Eva Verbeeck. To see more of their work, you can visit their website. This film is an attempt to provide an experiential journey through Kenyan running...
Tom Walsh has surged to the top of the shot put world with victory at the IAAF World Championships in London. The Timaru athlete was always in control of the competition from his first attempt of 21.38m and although pushed back to second momentarily, regained the lead with a 21.64...
The stage is set for the IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha (QAT) and our Australian Flame are ready to take on the best para-athletes from across the globe. Set to compete across ten days of athletics action at the Suhein bin Hamad Stadium, the same venue that hosts the...
                         
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