Shura Kitata from Ethiopia has won the 2020 London Marathon in a sprint finish, out kicking Kenya's Vincent Kipchumba, to stop the clock at 2:05,41, on a cold rainy day in London. Sisay Lemma from Ethiopia was 3rd, just behind in 2:05.45. Kitata and his challenges add intrigue and depth to the world marathon rankings; showing the crazy depth go talent at a global level.
Joshua Cheptegei, the hottest property in global endurance running, hopes to create another magical moment in his rising career as he plans an assault on the world 10,000m record at the NN Valencia World Record Day on Wednesday October 7 at Turia Stadium in Valencia, Spain.
This is our second ever review for Under Armour, not a brand that many runners consider in their daily line-up, but they make legit shoes, and seem to busting some big moves. In the USA recently, they have announced the sponsorship of a new distance training squad, the ‘UA Dark Sky Distance Team’. Let’s hope the same programs roll out across Australia as well. Cash UA, our athletes’ need cash.The UA HOVR Phantom 2 is a high mileage everyday training shoe. Think Pegasus, Nimbus, Clifton, Triumph etc. This shoe feels good, looks good, and rivals all of those.We took our pair through 140km of road and trails.
The historic city of Vienna, Austria, will host Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to break the last great barrier in modern athletics, the sub two-hour marathon, in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge.
We are delighted to announce that NN Running Team marathon superstar Eliud Kipchoge will compete at the NN Mission Marathon in Hamburg on April 11.
Runners looking for a new and exciting challenge can register for the ASICS World Ekiden 2021, a free virtual race which will be taking place November 10th - November 22nd AEST. Registration for the event begins October 4th and ends November 22nd at 11pm HST. This race will be inspired by the traditional Japanese Ekiden but will be 42.195 kilometres, the length of a standard marathon. Teams of six runners will be challenged to complete the marathon distance over six legs — 5km, 5km, 10km, 5km, 10km, and 7.2km — for a total of 42.195 km. Frequently asked questions about this year's ASICS World Ekiden are addressed below.
Since March when the government ordered closure of athletics camps to minimise the spread of Covid-19, the once busy stadium has become a pale shadow of its former self. Foreign athletes who trained there flew out to their countries in Europe and the Americas
Kelly Hetherington joins Brady about her career as an 800m and a wide range of topics, from how her relationship with her coach the late Maxine Corcoran formed her start in the sport, to how training for the 800m differs from long-distance running and changing coaches to Craig Mottram.
It's one of the most interesting courses on Australia's running calendar, with participants running past elephants and lions towards the finish line at NAB RunWest, Western Sydney’s largest community fun run which is back for 2021.