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A strong feature of Eliud Kipchoge’s athletics career is his ability to savour moments of success to the full without rushing ahead mentally to consider future challenges. On the evening of breaking his own world record with 2:01:09 at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, the greatest exponent of the event in...
Eliud Kipchoge crowned the 48th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON in breaking the world record with his time of 2:01:09. The 37-year-old improved his own world best time by exactly half a minute. He was even on course for a while to achieve the dream of running under two hours but couldn’t maintain this splendid pace. The Kenyan added further lustre to Berlin’s already rich honour board since this was the 12th world record in the marathon’s history, a total unmatched by any other marathon race in the world.
Eliud Kipchoge is ready for a very fast race in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday which may well lead him to break the world record here for the second time. The double Olympic champion, who set the current world record of 2:01:39 in Berlin four years ago and also...
Seven Member Federations have been placed on the new Competition Manipulation Watch List following an investigation of suspicious competition results conducted by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). The World Athletics Council approved the introduction of a Competition Manipulation Watch List at its meeting in Oregon in July, in response to an...
The American marathon star Keira D’Amato heads the women’s elite field for this Sunday’s BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. The 37-year-old national record holder is the fastest woman in the field with her time of 2:19:12 and the only one to have broken the landmark barrier of 2:20. Organisers of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON have registered 45,527 runners from 157 nations for the 48th edition of the event. Germany’s most spectacular road race is part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM) and is also a Platinum Label Road Race of the international athletics federation, World Athletics.
For the first time in over 20 years, the GENERALI MUNICH MARATHON on October 9 will take place with an international elite field. The start list includes a World champion from 2015, Mare Dibaba of Ethiopia. Her compatriot Mengistu Zelalem is currently the fastest man in the field with a best of 2:08:48. The GENERALI MUNICH MARATHON, which starts in the Olympic Stadium before making its way through the inner city and finishing in the imposing setting of the Olympic arena, is an Elite Label Road Race, a distinction awarded by World Athletics, the international governing body of world athletics. The organisers expect a total of 20,000 participants for the 36th edition of this historic race with around 5,000 running the marathon.
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 ASICS have launched  the new GEL-LYTE™ III CM 1.95 sneaker. Emitting just 1.95kg CO2e across its life cycle, significantly lighter than the lowest CO2e sneakers currently available on the market, it represents a significant leap forward by ASICS in its commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. 
Race record falls in spectacular Spring Day at Blackmores Sydney Running Festival(Sydney, 18 September 2022) Over 36,000 runners and walkers took over the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge today, marking the 20th anniversary of Australia’s largest running festival, Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.  Today’s event marked the first year of a three-year...
Dreams became a reality for the 1,000 competitors who took on the 11th edition of the Surf Coast Century ultra marathon in challenging weather conditions on Saturday 17 September 2022. The spectacular 100km and 50km courses saw individual ultra-runners embark on a journey through the coastal trails and beaches of the...
                 

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