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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.

Chebii, Retains B.A.A. 10-K Title; Chelimo Leads Woman

By Chris Lotsbom, @chrislotsbom (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BOSTON (25-Jun) -- On a picture-perfect summer morning for racing through downtown Boston, Kenya’s Daniel Chebii and Joan Chelimo ran to victories at the seventh annual B.A.A. 10-K, presented...

Olympian Wellings glowing favourite for Gold Coast 10k

Two-time Olympian and three-time Commonwealth Games representative Eloise Wellings will return to the Gold Coast to headline the Southern Cross University 10km Run at this year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Saturday 1 July. Wellings, who claimed the women’s ASICS...

Oceania’s best marathoners race to be crowned champion

A trans-Tasman clash featuring two previous champions will headline this year’s IAAF Oceania Area Marathon Championships held at the 39th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Sunday 2 July. Oceania Athletics Association Executive Director Yvonne Mullins said the championships have...

Hasay to Challenge Flanagan at Peachtree 10-K

By David Monti, @d9mon (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (15-Jun) -- After running the fastest debut marathon ever by an American woman at the Boston Marathon last April (2:23:00), Jordan Hasay will return to competition at the AJC...

ASICS Half Marathon assembles stellar cast of elite runners

An American distance running duo, representatives of Australia’s marathon team for the World Championships, a strong Japanese contingent and four previous race winners will headline the ASICS Half Marathon on the Gold Coast on Sunday 2 July. Leading US distance...

Three-time Olympian Lee Troop runs out of retirement for his dad

US-based three-time Olympian Lee Troop will come out of retirement when he returns to Australia to race the Gold Coast Airport Marathon in honour of his dad Joe who recently overcame brain cancer. Troop, who ended his elite career in...

Top elite fields announced for 39th Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Top elite fields announced for 39th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon Wednesday 7 June A flat and fast course will provide the stage for the 39th Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Sunday 2 July with one of the strongest elite fields...

Aussie marathon legends to help runners realise their dreams

The biggest names in Australian marathon running history will be on hand to run alongside, back slap, high-five and cheer on participants to the finish line of the 39th Gold Coast Airport Marathon on 1-2 July. Brisbane 1982 Commonwealth Games...

Blackmores Sydney Marathon Granted Priority Status By Athletics Australia

Competing athletes at the 2018 Blackmores Sydney Marathon will be in the box seat for selection to the Australian team bound for the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, with Athletics Australia confirming Priority Status for the event.  Priority...
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Video Replay: Nike’s Breaking2 sub-two-hour marathon attempt

Replay: Nike's Breaking2 sub-two-hour marathon attempt The BREAKING2 run will take place in Monza, Italy on Saturday morning when Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese will all attempt to do what no runner has ever done before: run a...