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.
There is no doubting that the pinnacle of distance running for most is the London marathon. The world’s best take to the streets of London to race for the title, which also includes a huge field of club and charity runners, on top of the elite runners. 2020 has...
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.
With only 100 places available, ‘The Pilliga Ultra; a run to keep the Pilliga Wild’, is a bucket-list, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run in a unique wild place, and stand united with the local community and Gamilaraay peoples against the destruction of our wild places.
Entries for the four-day, four-stage Run Larapinta Stage Race to be held on 26 - 29 August 2021 have now sold out.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (February 17, 2021): Today, Under Armour (UA) a global leader in branded athletic performance apparel, footwear and accessories, together with rebel, Australia's leading sporting and leisure goods retailer are very proud to introduce the Under Armour and rebel Run Tour. Kicking off in Bondi Beach on Saturday 20th February 2021, the Under Armour and rebel Run Tour will travel to key running tracks and locations across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to give runners a personalised support trial service of UA’s latest running shoe suite.
Melbourne, Australia; January 15 2021 – Sydney has today been announced as the 2021 host venue for Athletics Australia’s Australian Track and Field Championships, taking place from April 12-21.
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World Athletics and the Local Organising Commitee of the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 have launched a new initiative – a virtual mass race on October 17, the same day as the world’s elite runners will compete for the championship. The aim is to encourage runners all around the...
Athletics ACT, are initiating a new race concept in early Jannary, utilising the amazing Stromlo Forest Park for races ranging from 1km (junior) to 5km (senior). The races will be fast, as athletes cruise around the Stephen Hodge Criterium Cycling Circuit, at Stromlo.
The 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, event organisers announced Monday. Due to be held on October 11, it was announced on Monday night that the Chicago event of 45,000 runners would not be staged “out of concern for the safety of event participants, volunteers, event staff and spectators”.