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.

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...

Double delight for Japanese at Rotorua Marathon

Japanese runners-scored a double at the 53rd running of the Rotorua Marathon, taking out both the men's and women's races on Saturday morning. Saeki Makino won the men's race in 2:21:58, the fastest winning time in the race since 2001,...
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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...

Record-Holders, Olympic Finalists to Clash at Medtronic TC 1 Mile

Record-Holders, Olympic Finalists to Clash at Medtronic TC 1 Mile on May 11 Minneapolis Riverfront Course to Host More than 2,500 Runners St. Paul, Minn. – May 4, 2017 – Medtronic TC 1 Mile record-holder Ben Blankenship, a 2016 Olympian from...

19-year-old Robert Chemonges wins METRO Marathon Duesseldorf

Uganda’s youngster Robert Chemonges is the winner of the 15th METRO Marathon Duesseldorf with a personal best. The 19-year-old clocked a fine 2:10:31 in windy conditions, which should secure qualification for the World Championships’ marathon in London this summer....

METRO Marathon Duesseldorf on Sunday: Josphat Ndambiri goes for course record

Josphat Ndambiri goes for course record in Duesseldorf Returning to the marathon after injury problems Kenya’s Josphat Ndambiri hopes to reignite his career in Sunday’s METRO Marathon Duesseldorf. Speaking at a press conference today the 32 year-old former Fukuoka Marathon...

Nancy Kiprop uses prize money from Vienna City Marathon for her seven children (five...

Third marathon, third personal best and a first victory: Nancy Kiprop had every reason to celebrate at the Vienna City Marathon. The Kenyan took the 34th edition of the Vienna City Marathon on Sunday and clocked the second fastest...

Team Australia third overall at IAAF World Relays, as Weightman & Trengove PB at...

Team Australia has finished an outstanding third overall at the IAAF World Relays, with top-five finishes by the women’s 4x400m relay, the men’s 4x800m relay and mixed 4x400m relay closing out an amazing two-day campaign for the green and...

Australia’s top marathoners perform strongly in London and Hamburg – Results

London Marathon Aussie Highlight - Lisa Weightman took 50 seconds of her PB to finish 5th and record the 3rd fastest all-time Australian marathon for women with 2:25:15.  London Marathon - Elite Aussie Results Place overall Place gender Place category Name Club Runner no Category Half Finish 10 10 10 » SHELLEY, Michael...