Road Running News

Road Running News

We cover all the latest news from the world of road racing - including such events as the Burnie10 and the Noosa Bolt 5km. We also cover all race walking news, including all the IAAF Race Walking events throughout the year.

Hasay Impresses With 68:40 Half-Marathon Debut In Houston

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HOUSTON (15-Jan) -- Despite soaking humidity and fog that shrouded the tops of this city's tallest buildings, Jordan Hasay of Portland, Ore., made an impressive half-marathon debut here today...

Houston Marathon Notebook

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HOUSTON (14-Jan) -- Here's an assortment of news items ahead of tomorrow's Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half-Marathon: GOUCHER OPTIMISTIC ABOUT HASAY: Olympian Kara Goucher, who is in Houston...

Jordan Hasay Ready For Half-Marathon Debut

Already Looking Ahead To Boston, Hasay Ready For Half-Marathon Debut By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HOUSTON (13-Jan) -- Two days before the longest race of her life, Jordan Hasay is excited by the new, longer-distance...

Kimetto, Kiplagat Lead Boston Marathon Elite Fields

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (12-Jan) -- Forty-four elite runners representing ten different nations will compete in the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, led by world record holder Dennis Kimetto and two-time...

Flashback – Ryan Hall Breaks USA Half-Marathon Record

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NOTE: It will be 10 years this week since Ryan Hall broke the USA (and North American) half-marathon record at the Aramco Houston Half-Marathon on 14 January, 2007. Since...

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Pagano, Vernon Win NYRR Midnight Run

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (31-Dec) -- Sarah Pagano and Andy Vernon dominated the 38th edition of the NYRR Midnight Run here in Central Park.  Running the four-mile course in comfortably cold...

Flanagan, Keflezighi and Rupp will lead US charge at the 2017 Boston Marathon

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (21-Dec) -- Olympic medalists and Rio 2016 Olympians Shalane Flanagan, Meb Keflezighi and Galen Rupp will lead the home country charge at the 2017 Boston Marathon, organizers reported today,...

Athletics New Zealand announces International Series featuring stars from Rio

Several of New Zealand’s stars from Rio 2016 including medallists Tom Walsh, Eliza McCartney and Liam Malone will be in action against top international athletes this February in the Athletics New Zealand International Athletics Series. The series of three events...

Six Previous Race Champions To Run Boston Marathon Next April

By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (14-Dec) -- Six previous race champions have committed to running next April's Boston Marathon, including both reigning champions Atsede Baysa and Lemi Berhanu Hayle of Ethiopia, organizers announced today. ...