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In this article, we focused on the age distribution of marathon finishers. And we were looking for the patterns in the participants' age.   For this research, we have analyzed 2,340,118 results of marathon finishers from 148 races.  Also, we interviewed 7 experts and asked for their observations and explanation of the visible trends. Key...
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2018 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved LONDON (19-Apr) -- At 33, Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge's marathon career is already the stuff of legends.  In nine starts, he has won eight times, including twice here at the Virgin Money London Marathon and at the 2016 Rio Olympics. ...
Dennis Kimetto is ready for a comeback. The marathon world record holder, who ran 2:02:57 in Berlin four years ago, has not finished a marathon since April 2016. However the Kenyan believes that his injury problems are finally put behind him and looks ahead optimistic to the Vienna City Marathon on...
Brad kicks off the week with some short recovery time between runs, does a session through a thunderstorm before running the windy Canberra Marathon for his Sunday long run. Chico State product Julian’s sessions includes hill sprints, the Moose Fartlek™ and a dreaded tempo session that works out fine in...
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2018 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BOSTON (16-Apr) -- In soaking rain accompanied by near-freezing temperatures and a stiff headwind, Desiree Linden of Washington, Mich., and Yuki Kawauchi of Japan won the 122nd edition of the Boston Marathon here today.  Linden, 34, overcame a strong...
Marathon running is something that’s gone from a curiosity to a number of very fit hobbyists, to a global phenomenon with thousands of races taking place throughout the world each year. Between 2009 and 2014, the popularity of marathon running grew globally by 13.25%. During the same period in...
Super Saturday at Carrara – Aussies represent with pride on the penultimate day of athletics The Australian Gold Coast 2018 track and field team today continued their medal streak on the field, concluding the final day of competition with two additional medals. High jump sensation Nicola McDermott lit up Carrara...
Cheptegei doubles, Kipruto orchestrates sweep By Len Johnson reporting from the Gold Coast It’s getting harder to write new things about Joshua Cheptegei. When he won the 5000 metres at the Commonwealth Games last Sunday, it was easy to dwell on the development of the young man who had crashed and burned...
Happiness and heartbreak on Day Six at Carrara Stadium Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast It was a tumultuous day of athletics on day six of the Commonwealth Games, which left the track and field team with an abundance of mixed emotions. The men’s 4x100m...
Family ties – Parent-child coaching partnerships thrive on the Gold Coast Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast When an athlete wins a medal at a major championships, they often take the time to thank both their coach and their parents for their ongoing support...
                         
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