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.
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.
Nike has shut down the Nike Oregon Project distance group on Thursday, October 10 2019. The Project was establihsed by Nike in 2001 to support long and middle distance running in America. Nike's co-founder, Phil Knight, always took a keen interest in the Project and was instrumental in its ongoing funding.
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Eliud Kipchoge proved No Human Is Limited when he became the first human in history to run a sub-two-hour marathon in the city of Vienna, Austria this morning. Kipchoge ran the 42.195KM distance in a remarkable time of 1:59:40:2. The 34-year-old Kenyan’s landmark achievement began at 8:15AM CEST on the Reichsbrucke Bridge in Vienna in perfect weather conditions of around 9 degrees celcius and wind speeds between 0.5 - 1.5 m/s.
Burnie, Tasmania: And it was a good weekend for the Melbourne Track Club, as they took out both 10km titles over the famed Tassie course. In the women's event, Genevieve Gregson, fresh from making the Doha World Champs Steeplechase final, won a close race just beating home Emily Brichacek.
Two time Commonwealth Games Marathon champion (2014 and 2018) Michael Shelley has announced his retirement from elite marathon running.