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“I just want to drink beer and train like an animal.” The legend behind the quote Rod Dixon is this week’s guest, chatting with Julian in this first of a two-part interview about his athletic range from the 400m all the way to the marathon, starting with his prowess in the egg & spoon race. Rod remembers the inspiration felt from Edmund Hillary visiting his school and seeking something greater to aim for than Everest, having awareness of the great running culture within New Zealand, and comparing how the harriers club system in his time compares with today’s modern running scene.
By Rich Sands, @sands © Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (18-Mar) -- Slow early paces led to fast finishes at the United Airlines NYC Half here, with Ben True of the Hanover, N.H., and Buze Diriba of Ethiopia using blazing kicks to take the victories on a cold,...
SURF COAST CENTURY
The 10th edition of the Surf Coast Century ultra marathon event comes to life this Saturday 4 December after being postponed twice due to COVID-19 and the subsequent restrictions.
Re-Published with thanks to http://athletics.com.au/ Medals aplenty during first week of Paralympics Pure athletic talent and stories of achievement over adversity have compelled viewers during the first week of the 2016 Rio Paralympics. At the athletics, Australia has claimed 12 medals to sit equal seventh on the total medal tally. With one gold, four...
The following world records have recently been ratified… World U20 record Men's javelin: 86.48m Neeraj Chopra (IND) Bydgoszcz 23 Jul 2016 Previous: 84.69m Zigismunds Sirmais (LAT) Bauska 22 Jun 2011 World records Women’s 100m hurdles: 12.20 (0.3m/s) Kendra Harrison (USA) London 22 Jul 2016 Previous: 12.21 (0.7m/s) Yordanka Donkova (BUL) Stara Zagora 20 Aug 1988 Women’s...
By Rich Sands, @Sands (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (07-Sep) -- For most elite middle distance runners, the 2017 track and field season has ended. But a group of 45 athletes --including 29 who competed at the IAAF World Championships in London last month-- will have...
Ethiopian star distance runner, Kenenisa Bekele, is on the hunt for his third Berlin Marathon title, one of the most prestigious marathons in the world.The race is set for 26 September, 2021.
New York, March 20, 2016  – Three event records were broken on the streets of Manhattan at the 2016 United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday, March 20, in an event that featured 12 Olympians and 12 Paralympians. Molly Huddle, an Elmira, NY, native, defended her United Airlines NYC Half title,...
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“My ability is bigger than my disability.” It’s a mantra that 14-year-old Isis Holt (Vic) lives her life by and it has been rewarded at the IPC Athletics World Championships, with the sprint sensation clocking a world record of 28.57 (w: +1.5) to win GOLD in the T35 200m for...
                   

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