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Three Australians have earned podium finishes at the Zurich Diamon League. Below is a short summary of the Aussies in action and in most cases the event video. Kelsey-Lee Barber was the highest placed Australian with a second-place finish. The reigning world champion and Olympic bronze medallist hurled the javelin...
This week’s episode of the Inside Running podcast is proudly sponsored by ASICS. Feel ready for anything. Surprisingly light and sustainably made, the ASICS GEL-KAYANO LITE 2 shoe lives up to its name with uncompromised stability and cushioning. Visit www.asics.com.au or your specialty running store to grab your pair today. Brad has an...
The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will get underway on Sunday, September 26 with high-quality elite fields headed by the Ethiopian superstar Kenenisa Bekele on his fourth appearance in Germany’s biggest and most spectacular marathon, while his compatriot Hiwot Gebrekidan will run in Berlin’s women’s field for the first time. Gebrekidan is...
By Brett Davies The international Diamond League series has its final meeting of the season this week, with the prestigious Zurich Weltklasse meeting, which takes place over two days  (8/9 & 9/9)- both in the legendary Letzigrund stadium and, in a brilliant innovation from organisers, on a specially-laid  560m track...
On Wednesday and Friday evening (1/9 & 3/9) in Brussels, athletics aficionados were treated to another fabulous night's action at the famous Boudewijnstadion for the 45th Van Damme Memorial Meeting.
Brett Davies This week (1/9 & 3/9) sees Olympic stars in action in the Koning Boudewijnstadion in Brussels for the annual Van Damme Memorial Diamond League Meeting. The event was founded in 1977, and named in honour of one of  Belgium's greatest athletes, Ivo van Damme. Van Damme, the two time...
Justin Scarvaci wins the Margaret River Ultra men's race
Entries have opened to the fifth edition of the Margaret River Ultra Marathon to be held on 7 May 2022 in south-west, Western Australia with the event expected to sell out for the second year in a row.
Listen: Inside Running Podcast (podbean.com) This week is sponsored by New Balance, where you can check out their full range of running shoes including the recently released and reviewed Vongo v5. Julian’s shoes fare poorly through the wet as he settles down before his knee operation. Brad goes through his old shoes and...
Runner's Tribe were sent a new pair of black on black UA HOVR Phantom 2 Intelliknit, and they are pretty sweet.   Awesome for short runs, equally as cool to wear casually. UA took their popular HOVR Phantom 2 running shoes and wrapped them in light, breathable UA IntelliKnit, which is a great feeling knit fabric that hugs your feet. They’re quick-drying, stretchy, and mapped to move with your feet. 
Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw took 19 seconds off the world half marathon record, running a remarkable 1:03:43* at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon, a World Athletics Label Road Race, in Larne, Northern Ireland, on Sunday (29). Yehualaw becomes the first woman to break 64 minutes for the half marathon, with her mark improving on...