NN Running Team are delighted to announce one of the world’s most gifted distance runners of her generation Letesenbet Gidey, the world 5000m and 10,000m record-holder, has joined the NN Running Team.
Olympian Jess Stenson (nee Trengove) competing in her first marathon in three years catapulted herself right back in the mix, clocking a PB of 2:25.13. Her time was amazingly the 4th fastest of all-time by an Australian and is the fastest ever by an Australian, on Australian soil.
this weekend in the windy city of Chicago, Sara Hall is chasing history and will look to go out on record pace. Hall will have a bunch of pacers as well as a loaded elite field to aid her, including world half-marathon record-holder Ruth Chepngetich.
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Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei has won the women's London Marathon, beating home the world record holder, Brigid Kosgei. Kosgei, was aiming to become the first woman to win three consecutive London Marathon titles since Germany's Katrin Doerre in 1994, but she managed just fourth.
Alberto Salazar, the previously Nike backed US based coach who took Mo Farah to four Olympic gold medals and six world titles, has lost his appeal. Salazar was banned for a series of doping violations, read more on the violations HERE.
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.
With just 121 days until the Tokyo Paralympic Games begin, Michael Roeger (ACT) and Jaryd Clifford (VIC) have broken the world records in their respective classes at Athletics Australia’s Tokyo Qualifying Marathon in Sydney this morning. Proving unstoppable, Roeger recorded his fourth consecutive marathon world record when he crossed the line at 2:18.52 to slash 40 seconds off his personal best. The record came as no surprise for the 32-year-old, who made his intentions clear this morning as he set off for his final marathon attempt before the Tokyo Games this August.