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Brad has a light week during Christmas while trying to find some structure. Julian whiskey,  makes his return Roo Run Luke Mathews is unveiled as the third member of the upcoming patreon-exclusive with Louis  McAfee and Jess Stenson. Brady & Carly welcome to the world their daughter Olivia Joan. World Athletics announce revisions...
Scottish middle distance runner Jake Wightman has taken down the King of 1500m running, and the Tokyo Olympic 1500m champ, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, to win the world 1500m title in Eugene. In a brilliant piece of tactical running, Wightman overtook Ingebrigtsen down the back straight for the last time, taking the...
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...
By Brett Davies This week – on the 21st of November – Irish distance legend Eamonn Coghlan turned 70. In honour of the occasion, we take a look back at Coghlan’s rise to the top, then look at his greatest performances. We will then look at his career post-athletics and...
Four runners have gone missing on the Portuguese island of Madeira in the past two years, including Darren Kay who disappeared on December 11, 2022. Kay had been out on a run with his partner for two hours and decided to add on additional mileage alone. He has not...
Keely Hodgkinson, an Olympic 800m silver medallist, made history on Friday night by breaking the long-standing world record for 600m at the Bryggen Sports event in Manchester. This was the third British record to be broken in 24 hours, following Dina Asher-Smith and Sam Atkin's achievements. Hodgkinson clocked 1:23.41, beating the previous record of 1:23.44 set by Olga Kotlyarova of Russia in 2004. She was accompanied by pacemaker Issy Boffey, who had earlier won the women's 800m.
Weightman Delivers Rio Qualifier in Houston Race Report from the Chevron Houston Marathon What started off as runaways Sunday in the Chevron Houston Marathon by Poland's Artur Kozlowski and Australia's Lisa-Jane Weightman, turned into a pair of Ethiopian victories. Last year's men's runner-up Gebo Burka passed Kozlowski after the 35K mark, making...
This week we take a look at some of our female athletes who are all at a critical stage in their individual careers. All four athletes that we focus on below are at different stages in their careers, but essentially are all looking for one thing - success on the international...
(c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (08-Apr) -- In what has been called a "bizarre" decision by some, and "baffling" by others, two of last year's Comrades gold medalists have been banned for two years for using illegal substances -- but one of them gets to keep his...
Mitchell Records Sizzling One Lap in Canberra There is certainly one event that should be of great interest over the coming summer of athletics, and it's the 400m. With the likes of Steve Solomon, Craig Burns and Alex Beck all likely to go head to head in the coming months on the men's side,...
                   

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