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News24 Nov 2020

Khannouchi says he’s fit for Worlds – Tarasov sidelined

record holder, plans to compete at the IAAF World Championships in Edmonton despite recent back trouble. The Moroccan-born runner will be representing the United States for the first time since becoming a citizen last year.

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News15 Nov 2020

Mungara Defends in Toronto - backdate to 15th NOV

Kenneth Mungara successfully defended his Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon today and in doing so ran the fastest time ever recorded on Canadian soil.<br>

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News03 Nov 2020

Koech und Arusei gewinnen 25 km in Berlin mit Topzeiten

lin - Der traditionsreiche Berliner 25-km-Lauf hat an seine besten Zeiten angeknüpft und diese aus spitzensportlicher Sicht dabei sogar übertroffen. Die 29. Auflage der BIG 25 Berlin produzierte das gemessen an den Siegzeiten hochklassigste 25-km-Rennen aller Zeiten. Bei perfekten Wetterbedingungen nutzten die Kenianer Matthew Koech und Peninah Arusei die schnelle Strecke und stellten jeweils Jahresweltbestleistungen auf.

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Report11 Oct 2020

Khapilina and Sbaai break course records in Sofia

Viktoriya Khapilina and Youssef Sbaai came out on top at the Wizz Air Sofia Marathon on Sunday (11), winning the World Athletics Bronze Label road race in course records of 2:27:57 and 2:13:03 respectively.

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Previews09 Oct 2020

Weekend road preview: Maiyo and Yamaguchi lead Sofia Marathon fields, Kiprop the favourite in Bucharest

Although Covid-19 restrictions continue to weigh heavily on the staging of road events around the world, organisers of World Athletics Label marathons this weekend in Sofia and Bucharest have managed to attract limited elite fields while also providing local and regional runners opportunities to achieve the Olympic qualification standards.

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Feature06 Oct 2020

Inspired and advised by legends, Kitata’s rise continues with London Marathon triumph

Just moments after Shura Kitata sent shockwaves through the sport of marathon running by dethroning the great Eliud Kipchoge at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race, the victorious Ethiopian experienced a seismic shock of his own.

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Report04 Oct 2020

Kitata conquers Kipchoge while Kosgei retains title at London Marathon

The man is fallible after all. Eliud Kipchoge’s reign of invincibility came to a crushing end with an eighth-place finish at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label race, as Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata won a dramatic, last-gasp sprint to take the honours in the men’s race.

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Performance03 Oct 2020

Five tips for a swift recovery after road races

Running a half marathon or marathon takes a lot of preparation, but have you thought about what you’ll do afterwards?

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Previews02 Oct 2020

Defending champions Kipchoge and Kosgei set for titanic clashes in London

He is already the history man of marathon running but Eliud Kipchoge will be chasing another record-breaking milestone when he goes head to head with Ethiopian rival Kenenisa Bekele in Sunday’s 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race.

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News30 Sep 2020

Kipruto, Gidey, Kiplimo and Jepchirchir set to compete in Valencia

Along with its World Athletics Platinum Label marathon on 6 December, the Valencia Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP will also stage an elite half marathon on the same day, and both races have attracted some of the world’s best distance runners.

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Feature13 Sep 2020

Celebrating the New York City Marathon, on its 50th Anniversary

Given the current status of the New York City Marathon, it is a little hard to believe that the genesis of a race, which many regard as the world’s most iconic marathon, had such humble beginnings.

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Feature11 Sep 2020

The Jones Counter: recalling the introduction of a device that revolutionised course measurement

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic hundreds of elite athletes along with tens of millions of recreational runners were pounding the pavement in road races around the world each year. From the world’s most prestigious events like the New York City Marathon or the World Athletics Championships and Olympic Games to the modest small town 5k - they depend on an obscure mechanical device to ensure the accuracy of the course: the Jones Counter.

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