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By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved CHICAGO (05-Oct) -- Sixteen years ago this week, it was a near-freezing day here and Kenya's Catherine Ndereba got off to a slow start at the Chicago Marathon.  She was the defending race champion, and running with compatriot Lornah...
Two-time winner looking to maintain unbeaten record in London Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on 22 April 2018 looking to make it a hat-trick of wins in the capital. The Kenyan superstar won in 2015 and was an agonising eight seconds away from the current world...
Defending champion to take on Radcliffe’s historic time of 2:15:25 Kenyan will have male pacemakers in bid to set new mark Kenya’s Mary Keitany will make an attempt to break Paula Radcliffe’s world record at the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 22 April. Just as Radcliffe did when she set the world...
Tauranga sprinter Joseph Millar has been added to the athletics team for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. He will run in the 200 metres. Millar, four times the New Zealand double sprint champion at the New Zealand Championships from 2012 to 2017 made big advances last year to run...
IR20: Trevor Vincent - Brought to you by RunnersTribe Julian trains and then plays cat and mouse at Run For The Kids, coming 4th overall and 2nd best again to the Norwich Nemesis. Running power couple Liam Adams & Charlotte Wilson each take out the win on the hilly 15km...
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Run Crew co-founder and head coach, 36-year-old, Ben St Lawrence has won the 2018 Sun-Herald City2Surf for the second time in his outstanding career. St Lawrence was neck and neck with fellow Olympian Liam Adams, for the bulk of the 14km race, which came down to a sprint finish...
Desisa and Keitany clock second-fastest times in history, while Romanchuk becomes first-ever American and youngest athlete to win men’s wheelchair division.                              New York, November 4, 2018 – Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa won his first TCS New York City Marathon and Mary Keitany won her fourth – both recording the second fastest times...
Julian runs with former 2:12 marathoner Shane Nankervis, and 1km reps with Brady before getting into an over-distance long run. Brad works through his soreness, but is maintaining fitness. Brady gets in a big long run workout, getting in the mileage. MTC sweep the Australian Cross Country selection trials at Stromlo, Canberra...
Former double World Marathon Champion Abel Kirui intends to break Eliud Kipchoge’s course record in Sunday’s Haspa Marathon Hamburg. The current world record holder clocked 2:05:30 in his debut marathon here back in 2013. Kirui also wants to break 2:05 for the first time in his career. With a...