Riga, Latvia - Kenya's Beatrice Chebet accomplished an extraordinary feat at the inaugural World Athletics Road Running Championships in Riga, Latvia. The 23-year-old athlete, who had previously clinched the world cross country title earlier in the year in Bathurst, once again showcased her exceptional talents on the global stage.
In the 42nd running of the New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile, which took place in New York on September 10th, Scottish athletes triumphed in the men's and women's professional divisions. Josh Kerr, the current World Athletics 1500m champion, won the race in 3:47.9, the fastest winning time in this competition in 28 years, to wrap up his 2023 campaign. Jemma Reekie demonstrated her tactical understanding by finishing the race in 4:19.4, after having just finished sixth in the 800 meters at the World Athletics Championships. As the race went on, the competition got trickier because of recurrent downpours that drenched the route.
In a gripping contest at the ASICS-sponsored Sydney Marathon, Betsy Saina of the United States displayed unwavering resolve to clinch the women's title, while Morocco's Othmane El Goumri emerged victorious in the men's category. This prestigious World Athletics Platinum Label road race unfolded under the scorching sun on a Sunday morning and witnessed remarkable performances by Saina and El Goumri.
The world of half marathon racing witnessed an emphatic display of Kenyan excellence at the World Athletics Road Running Championships in Riga on Sunday. Kenya left an indelible mark by securing the top three spots in the men's race, a feat reminiscent of their stellar performance in the women's category.
Ryan Gregson has continued his strong late year form, winning the Sydney Harbour 10km last weekend clocking 29:31, to defeat local hero Ben St Lawrence by 8 seconds. Gregson just last month won his first Noosa Bolt title. He is racking up the wins on the road before the track season gets underway.  Gregson is no doubt building a tremendous base of strength, which will put him in good stead for the grueling and ultra-competitive 1500m and 5000m races that await him.
Jake Robertson, a New Zealand Commonwealth Games long-distance runner, has opened up about his experience of abuse and a lost sponsorship opportunity following the recent doping scandal involving his twin brother, Zane. In May 2022, Zane tested positive for Erythropoietin (EPO), a banned substance, and was banned from the sport for eight years for tampering and providing false documents to officials.
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.
NEW YORK — In a captivating display of athletic prowess, Morgan Beadlescomb secured a remarkable victory at the US 5K Road Championships held in Central Park, with an impressive time of 13:44. This win marked Beadlescomb's second consecutive triumph in a major 5K road race, following his first victory just seven months ago at the B.A.A. 5K in Boston. The victory also underlined the success of Beadlescomb's Very Nice Track Club, which recently celebrated teammate Hobbs Kessler's road mile world title in Latvia.
Ethiopia's Deresa Geleta and Azmera Gebru turned in amazing performances in the Zurich Maraton de Sevilla on Sunday, 18th, shattering previous records in a breathtaking display of brilliance.
The first time I went to Japan to run the Fukuoka marathon my feet didn’t touch the ground until the five-kilometer point of the race.