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The IAAF has its own set of criteria for the reinstatement of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) which it laid out in 2015 when the Federation was suspended.  The progress against the reinstatement criteria has been overseen by the Independent Taskforce, chaired by Rune Andersen and including members of...
INSIDE RUNNING PODCAST It's been a huge week in distance running. After months of training, Brady and Moose recap their week and their Berlin Marathon experience and races, giving an in-depth play-by-play accounts leading to their new personal bests while Brad provides some analysis and commentary. Australia's Spence and Threlfall finish top...
CHICAGO – The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is partnering with Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium to take on the issue of reducing single-use plastic pollution by joining the aquarium’s Shedd the Straw initiative for the 2018 Chicago Marathon on October 7. The partnership aims to reduce plastic use and encourage more sustainable alternatives for marathon...
By Paul Gains Ethiopia’s representation at this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon just got stronger with the addition of Amane Beriso to the elite women’s field. With a personal best of 2:20:48, recorded when finishing second at the 2016 Dubai Marathon, the Ethiopian has the fastest personal best of any woman who...
New York, September 19, 2018 – Today, New York Road Runners (NYRR) released its annual Impact Report for Fiscal Year 2018 (April 2017-March 2018), which illustrates the organization’s commitment to make fitness and the sport of running accessible to people of all ages and abilities.  The report can be found at: http://bit.ly/NYRR_WeRunWeRise Titled We...
Eliud Kipchoge astounded the running world by taking the huge chunk of one minute, 18 seconds off the world record at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. Germany’s most spectacular road race was the stage for the moon landing of marathon running on Sunday. But the Olympic champion still had enough energy in...
Australia's Julian Spence has finished 19th overall in the 2018 Berlin Marathon. Spence who hosts the popular Inside running podcast clocked in a brilliant PB of 2:16:39 over the marathon distance. Spence's co-host and fellow Australian Brady Threlfall was able to dip under the 2:20 mark for the first time with...
World champion Kevin Mayer broke the decathlon world record* at the Decastar meeting in Talence on Sunday (16), scoring 9126 at the final IAAF Combined Events Challenge fixture of 2018. Coming just seven hours after Eliud Kipchoge clocked 2:01:39 at the Berlin Marathon, Mayer’s performance was the second world record of the day. The world...
Not since the days of the first sub-four-minute mile has one barrier attracted so much focus in the world of athletics, but talk of the first sub-two-hour marathon has reignited after Eliud Kipchoge’s 2:01:39 run at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday (16). The 33-year-old Kenyan ran alone for the final 17 kilometres...
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Eliud Kipchoge crowned the 45th edition of the BMW BERLIN MARATHON with a sensational world record of 2:01:39. The 33 year-old Kenyan ran his own race, leading right from the start. Finishing with 2:01:39 he improved the mark from Dennis Kimetto - the Kenyan ran 2:02:57 in Berlin in 2014 - by 1:18 minutes. This is...
                                 
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