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There is no doubting that the pinnacle of distance running for most is the London marathon. The world’s best take to the streets of London to race for the title, which also includes a huge field of club and charity runners, on top of the elite runners. 2020 has...
Justin Scarvaci wins the Margaret River Ultra men's race
A record field of 1,258 participants took to the trails along the Cape to Cape coastline in south-west Western Australia at the third annual Margaret River Ultra Marathon on Saturday 17 October, 2020. In one of Australia’s only ultra-marathons this year, Justin Scarvaci and Claire O’Brien-Smith were first across the line in the solo male and female categories respectively, after a testing, yet rewarding 80km point to point course in perfect conditions.
The Margaret River Ultra Marathon is happening this Saturday 17 October with a record 1,300 participants set to test their physical limits in one of Australia’s only ultra-marathon events for 2020.
Shura Kitata from Ethiopia has won the 2020 London Marathon in a sprint finish, out kicking Kenya's Vincent Kipchumba, to stop the clock at 2:05,41, on a cold rainy day in London. Sisay Lemma from Ethiopia was 3rd, just behind in 2:05.45. Kitata and his challenges add intrigue and depth to the world marathon rankings; showing the crazy depth go talent at a global level.
World Athletics and the Local Organising Commitee of the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 have launched a new initiative – a virtual mass race on October 17, the same day as the world’s elite runners will compete for the championship. The aim is to encourage runners all around the...
The 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, event organisers announced Monday. Due to be held on October 11, it was announced on Monday night that the Chicago event of 45,000 runners would not be staged “out of concern for the safety of event participants, volunteers, event staff and spectators”.
Today we confirm that the most difficult decision in the 41 year history of the annual Gold Coast Marathon has been made. When we issued a notification of suspended planning almost two months ago, we held genuine hopes that the opportunity to deliver an event as scheduled in July would...
The Takayna Ultra is a 65km (and 22km) ultra-marathon event set-up top help save the Tarkine from logging, mining and off-road vehicle damage. This event will raise money to support the campaign to have takayna / Tarkine protected as a World Heritage listed National Park, and returned to Aboriginal ownership.
The Gold Coast Marathon has reaffirmed its position as Queensland’s leading endurance sport festival with the 2019 event pumping $32.5 million into the economy and generating more than 114,000 visitor nights. Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said the economic impact of the event had grown by 12 per cent...
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