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The cream of Australia’s distance running crop are primed to take on the rugged Bathurst terrain next month, with Athletics Australia finalising its 28-strong team for the World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 2023, taking place from February 17-19.
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.
30-year-old, Woody Kincaid has unleashed his well-known kick to break Grant Fisher's American indoor 5000m record (12:53.73) at an indoor meet at Boston University. Kincaid clocked 12:51.61 with an insane finish. Kincaid outkicked Joe Klecker in the final lap, after sitting in for much of the race.  His closing splits...
Faith Kipyegon, a double Olympic champion in the 1500 metres, has expressed her desire to take on the marathon in the future. In an interview, Kipyegon revealed that the unparalleled success of Kenya's marathon icon, Eliud Kipchoge, has ignited and nurtured her ambition. Kipyegon stated that Kipchoge's awe-inspiring string of masterful performances has left her in awe and she hopes to replicate that in the future.
Athletics Australia will announce the 28 members of the Australian team for the World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 2023 on Monday, 30th January at Hickson Road Reserve. Rain, hail or shine, nothing stops the cross-country greats as they navigate terrains both natural and man-made to be crowned not just world...
"This is absolutely huge for Peter, who claims innocence, and I would back him all the way there, knowing Peter," Telford said.
Australia's next big thing over 1500m has surfaced, cementing his reptutation forged during a stellar junior career. 
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The Raffertys Coastal trail run snakes through the Lake Macquarie Wallarah National Park taking runners on a journey from calm lake shore to rugged coast line. Lake Macquarie is a natural adventure playground; the stunning lake and wild coastlines are iconic of the east coast of Australia.  Runners pass through varied terrain from bushland single track to ridgetop fire trail, heathy coastal track, rock platforms and sandy beaches; all the elements of a top trail run destination with views that will get you through the kilometers.
The governing body of athletics, World Athletics, is reportedly in discussions with National Federations concerning the imposition of more stringent regulations for transgender athletes in the sport, while still maintaining a degree of inclusivity for their participation in women's events. According to The Telegraph, the International Federation has arrived...