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Runner's Web November 2018 FrontPage Archive

  November 30, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(The Irish Times) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge: the best athlete on the planet bar none
Kenyan has us believing in the impossible again - the sub-two-hour marathon

(EA) Athletics: Straneo to return to marathon action in Valencia after injury lay-off

(IAAF) Athletics: Tsegay out to regain Fukuoka title

(Jamaica Glenaer) Athletics: Jamaica could host 2021 World Relays - Blake

(USATF) Athletics: Opening Session officially kicks off 2018 USATF Annual Meeting

(IAAF) Athletics: Spanish all-comers' record the target at Valencia Marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics: Gold Medalist Matthew Centrowitz Signs Race Tape After Another Katelyn Tuohy Victory
Next, the high school star will defend her national title at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon

(IAAF) Athletics: Azmeraw to defend Kolkata 25km title

(Fast Running) Athletics: Thomas Barr wins Irish athlete of the year award
he European bronze medalist picks up the top honour, while Sarah Healy is also among the winners

(USATF) Athletics: Stephanie Hightower honored with 2018 USATF Giegengack Award

(EA) Athletics: Final entries available for European Cross Country Championships

(Diamond League) Athletics: Caterine Ibargüen - Record Breaker
Caterine Ibargüen reaffirmed her status as a Diamond League legend last summer, winning the Diamond Trophy in both the triple jump and the long jump. The Colombian has long been dominant in the triple, and in 2014, she enjoyed her finest hour on the circuit with a stellar performance in Monaco

  November 29, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

Athletics: Plain White T’S To Headline Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & Half-Marathon
GRAMMY award-nominated rock band to perform following Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & Half-Marathon on Sunday, Jan. 20

(Folsom Telegraph) Athletics: 36th annual California International Marathon returns
The 36th annual California International Marathon (CIM) will take place this weekend, and the starting line is in Folsom

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: WADA admit issues still unresolved after experts visit Moscow to discuss access to Laboratory
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) revealed that a "full technical mission" to gain access to the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Laboratory in Moscow has been provisionally planned following meetings in the city but that "a number of outstanding points" need to be resolved before the mission can be confirmed

(USATF) Athletics: Talented Fields Ready to Race the Streets of Sacramento at the USATF Marathon Championships

(Competitor) Athletics:Catching Up With Sarah "Who" Sellers

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Kellyn Taylor - Be The Fire
Carrie chats with elite runner and firefighter Kellyn Taylor! They discuss her marathon career (and how it took off right from the beginning), battling fatigue, training to be a firefighter, her next marathon, and how she and her husband raise their daughter

(Daily Nation) Athletics: IAAF Under-20 championships - Sports ministry sleeping on job

(BBC) Athletics: Shenzhen Half Marathon - Traffic cameras catch cheats taking shortcut

(Japan Today) Olympics: Organizers of 2020 Tokyo Games admit extreme weather a major issue

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan - Road to 2020 in Abbotstown starts now
Every Irish athlete at this year's Cross Country in Tilburg should have a set goal in mind

(BBC) Athletics: 2018 European Cross Country Championships - Watch live on the BBC

Athletics: CIM brings together runners for competitive achievement and charitable causes
CIM hosts USATF Marathon Championships, returns course record-holder, while raising funds and awareness for Butte County Communities and local charities

(Runnersworld) Athletics: 70 American Road Races Every Runner Should Finish
Based on rankings from BibRave, these are the events you need to run

  November 28, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Xinhuanet) Drugs in Sport: Kiprop waiting for WADA clearance over doping allegations

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Adam Goucher on ‘Running With the Buffaloes’ and the 1998 Colorado XC team - 20 Years Later

(MileSplit NJ) Athletics: Sydney McLaughlin Will be Coached by Joanna Hayes

(ESPN) Drugs in Sport: WADA officials arrive in Moscow for talks over doping lab data

( Triathlon: Interview: Outspoken - Women in Triathlon Summit with Sara Gross and Lisa Ingarfield

(Running USA) Athletics: Running USA Welcomes Inaugural Allan Steinfeld Conference Scholarship Recipients to #RUSA19
Industry trade organization supports those seeking further education in running business at 2019 conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico

(SCMP) Athletics: Hong Kong Marathon is big but we lack a marathon culture to produce quality athletes, says top runner Tsui Chi-kin
* Tsui’s 2:24:43 in Berlin Marathon was one of the best performances by a Hong Kong runner
* The only professional marathon runner in Hong Kong trained in Nairobi before Berlin and will train in Japan in a bid to raise his standards

Athletics: Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19 Review
The main feature of Brooks Adrenaline GTS is the improved Guiderails system

(NY Times) Endurance Sports: The Best Foods for Athletes
More fat? More carbs? How should we eat for peak athletic performance?

(Daily Nation) Athletics: The history of the 3000m steeplechase race

Athletics: CIM - A force for good in Sacramento
New security measures, sustainability efforts, growing tourism and fundraising initiatives produce a positive impact on the Sacramento Community

(USATF) Athletics: National Track & Field Hall of Fame Q&A - Dwight Phillips

  November 27, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Daily Nation) Olympics: The National Olympic Committee of Kenya adopts major executive changes

(USATF) Athletics: USC’s Caryl Smith Gilbert named 2018 Nike Coach of the Year

(Tri247) Cycling: The story of Cervélo: To Make Riders Faster -
(Times of India) Drugs in Sport: Dope shame - Five top Indian national athletes fail tests
How Cervélo went from baking bikes in their student kitchen to the pinnacle of cycling

(Runner's World) Running: If You Don’t Finish This Antarctic Marathon in Time, You’re Left Behind
Would you pay $24,000 for the chance to be "stranded" on the seventh continent?

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Bitter campaign for WADA President underway as candidates battle for public authorities nomination

(CBC) CWG: Canada's long history with Commonwealth Games in danger of being over
Canadian Foundation needs to raise $800,000 over the next 4 years

(Williamwette Week) Athletics: Mayor’s Office Takes a Do-Over on Who Will Run the Portland Marathon
Wheeler's office says they have a plan to "a plan to "revise some of the constraints and reopen the application process."
Canada's long history with Commonwealth Games in danger of being over
(IAAF) Athletics: Niamh Emerson’s story behind the picture
British teenage multi-eventer Niamh Emerson reflects upon this image moments after sealing a dramatic gold medal in the heptathlon at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 last July

(Citius Mag) Athletics: Runners of NYC - Caitlin Phillips, Two-Time US Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier

(Outside Online) Athletics: On Running in the City as a Woman
In his much-loved book 'What I Talk About When I Talk About Running,' Haruki Murakami completely misunderstands what it means to be a female runner

(EA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsen brothers headline Norway’s team for Tilburg
Jakob, Henrik and Filip Ingebrigtsen have all been named on a small but select Norwegian team for the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Tilburg on 9 December

(BBC) Athletics: Greene 'bitter' over mesh that almost ended career
British athlete Dai Greene says he is "bitter and frustrated" after surgery to repair a minor hernia meant he lost five years of his career

(Tiger TV) Athletics: Meet Mondo - LSU freshman record-breaking pole vaulting phenom

Athletics: Saucony® Announces Don Lane As Chief Marketing Officer
Leading performance running brand appoints former Arnold Worldwide senior executive to drive marketing offense, transform brand for future

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Tokyo Olympic Triathlon Test Event Set For August 2019
The ITU and Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games have announced that the triathlon test events will take place from August 15 to 18, 2019

  November 26, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

Athletics: Applications For 2019 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk Lottery To Be Accepted Between Saturday, December 1 and 11:59 P.M. Wednesday, December 12
Official 2019 Race T-shirt Unveiled, Race Ambassadors To Be Introduced At Fall Kickoff Reception Presented by MedStar Sports Medicine on November 29

(Fast Running) Athletics: Erika Kelly’s personal challenge to overcome sight-loss
The Commonwealth Games athlete share her experiences to show the difference a corneal donation can make to others

(Reuters) Athletics: Overlooked no longer, Baker bolsters U.S. sprint hopes

(Armory Track) Athletics: 112th NYRR Millrose to Feature Stellar Jack & Lewis Rudin Women’s 800m

(CitizenTV) Athletics: Kipruto chuffed at making IAAF best five for award

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Terenzo Bozzone Wins 70.3 Five Months After Bike Crash
Bozzone turned in a stellar performance at Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney

(Fast Running) Athletics: Callum Hawkins withdraws from Fukuoka Marathon
The GB international was set to make his return to marathon racing in Japan on Sunday

(AW) Athletics: Eilish McColgan wants family to share in a Glasgow 2019 medal moment
European 5000m silver medallist hoping she can find success indoors again - and enjoy it with some of her biggest supporters in the crowd this time

(Newsroom) Athletics: The young vaulter soaring closer to Eliza McCartney

(AW) Athletics: British competition for Glasgow will be fierce, says Eilidh Doyle
Decorated Scot is expecting 4x400m relay team-mates to provide formidable opposition when it comes to the individual event at European Indoors

  November 25, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Whig Standard) Athletics:Kingston's MacDougall wins second national junior women's cross-country title

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiplimo's momentum continues in Alcobendas

(The Guardian) Athletics: Hernia mesh implants cost top British athlete five years of his career
Dai Greene says there should be more information so patients can weigh up risks

(NACAC) Athletics: Rob Guy steps down as CEO of Athletics Canada and ACF President

(Gary Cohen Running) Athletics: John Gregorek Interview
John Gregorek was a member of the 1980 and 1984 United States Olympic teams in the 3,000-meter steeplechase

(ITU) Triathlon: Training in the Arctic as a World Triathlete
Meet Meghan Scott, World Triathlete, representing Canada, who loves to tri!

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kirwa leads Kenyan quest at Italy's Florence Marathon, eyes national team call
(Times of Israel ) Israeli woman wins Florence marathon, smashing national record
Lonah Chemtai Salpeter completes the course in 2:24:17, knocking more than 11 minutes off previous fastest time for an Israeli woman
(EA) Chemtai Salpeter clocks European-leading 2:24:17 to win the Florence Marathon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Tirop, Kipruto win Wareng Cross Country

(Lohud) Athletics: Cross-country - Tuohy coasts to another appearance at Nationals; Guerci, Trainor to join her

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: A breakdown of the shoes worn by world major marathon medallists
Of the 36 world major medallists, 25 were wearing Nike. That's almost 70 percent

(CBC) Athletics: Luc Bruchet gets 'redemption' with 2nd straight national cross-country title
Injury wiped out 2016 Canadian Olympian's track season over summer

(Voice Online) Athletics: Dacres, Miller-Uibo are athletes of the year
The Bahamian sprinter was undefeated in all competitions in 2018

(AC) Athletics: Geneviève Lalonde and Lucas Bruchet take 2018 Canadian Cross Country Championship senior titles

  November 24, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kimutai, Matelont win Kakamega Forest Marathon titles

(Irish Times) Athletics: Keeping it country - success and failure in Irish distance running
Athletes who don’t make it to Olympic or World stage aren’t necessarily failures

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Why Kipyegon Bett won't appeal doping ban

(AthleteBiz) Athletics: Athletes For NYRR's Run For the Future
By Allie Kieffer

(Fast Running) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith and Zharnel Hughes win BAWA athletes of the year awards
The star sprint duo pick up the top honours after golden performances this year, while Anthony Whiteman was also among the award recipients

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Kiplimo seeking third successive IAAF Cross Country Permit win at Cross Internacional de la Constitución
The third leg of the new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Cross Country Permit season will take place in the outskirts of Madrid tomorrow, with Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo and Eritrea’s Aron Kifle considered the star names in the field

(Track & Field News) Athletics: T&FN Interview - Paul Chelimo
The last three seasons brought to the elite distance ranks Paul Chelimo, soldier-athlete, breakout 5K silver medalist at the Rio Olympics - just 0.6 behind the great Mo Farah - ’17 Worlds bronze medalist in another madcap dash to the line, Continental Cup 3000 champ this year

(IAAF) Athletics: Now back to full health, Cheptegei excited to see what 2019 brings

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: World 800m bronze medallist Bett given four-year ban in further blow to Kenyan athletics
Kenyan world 800 metres bronze medallist Kipyegon Bett has been hit with a four-year ban after he tested positive for the prohibited substance Erythropoietin (EPO), the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced today

Canadian XC Championships - Kingston, ON
Webcast - 9 AM

  November 23, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(BBC) Athletics: Eilish McColgan urges 'more detail' on Scottish proposal for European Championships
Eilish McColgan says "a lot more detail" is needed before a decision is made on whether Scotland should compete independently at European level

(Daily Mail) Athletics: 'I definitely know what side my bread is buttered': Dina Asher-Smith determined to focus on athletics above commercial commitments
* Dina Asher-Smith happy to avoid commercial engagements that affect training
* Her profile has grown since winning three golds at European Championships
* Asher-Smith was British Athletics Writers' Association female athlete of the year

(The Guardian) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith planning to stay off red carpet and in the fast lane
Asher-Smith wins British Athletics Writers’ Association award - ‘Ultimately I want to just get stronger, get faster’

(Runner's World) Athletics: This 10K Race in Ethiopia Completely Wrecked Me—And I Loved It
Undertrained and racing at high altitude, our writer tried to take on a nation of distance runners

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Running club sparks terror incident after using white powder to mark out circuit route

(IAAF) Athletics:Salpeter aims to crack marathon distance in Florence

(The Telegraph) Athletics: 'I'm just a runner and then suddenly people want to speak to me': Dina Asher-Smith comes to terms with mainstream fame

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Jepkosgei dominates Kenya Army X-Country event

(Fast Running) Athletics: GB endurance runners to get £350,000 support from London Marathon organisers
British Athletics will receive £180,000 of the funding towards the World Class Performance Programme and high altitude training camps for endurance athletes

(Spikes) Athletics: Numbers
Track and field is a sport that’s all about numbers, but sometimes it’s not the figure on the stopwatch that causes the most stress – it’s the one on the weighing scales

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiplimo and Kite poised to strike again in Alcobendas

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Meet two ACXC podium contenders from the west coast
This weekend are the ACXC championships. We get to know two BC women looking to make the podium in the U20 and U18 races this Saturday

(CBC) Athletics:_High-flying Flanagan seeks 1st Canadian cross-country title, world berth
Record 1,110 runners to close 4-year run at famed Fort Henry course in Kingston, Ont.

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: UK Athletics' attempts to prevent drug cheat Nigel Levine from competing in future could fail due to legal reasons
* Nigel Levine failed an out-of-competition test on November 24, 2017
* His ban will be backdated to December 13, 2017 and run until December 12, 2021
* UK Athletics want to prevent the sprinter representing Britain in the future
* A proposed lifetime ban for serious drugs cheats may not be legally enforceable

(GlobeRunner) Athletics: Ches Beats Clock, Cinders The Cold
Edward Cheserek was many insiders’ pick to be a first-time winner of the Manchester Road Race on a freezing morning in New England earlier today; but defending champion, Olympic 5000 meters silver medallist Paul Chelimo felt confident enough to sprint away from the pack towards the top of Highland Road hill, around mile two, in order to win the $1000 spot prize

(AW) Athletics: Night of the 10,000m PBs has become a real celebration of our sport, says Ben Pochee
Highgate event has secured the European 10,000m Cup for the next two years but race director isn’t ready to rest on his laurels

  November 22, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(RRW) Athletics: Despite Extreme Cold, Cheserek Breaks Manchester Road Race Record
Despite a start-time temperature of only 16F/-9C and a tentative first mile, Edward Cheserek broke the Manchester Road Race record here this morning by three seconds, clocking 21:16 for the hilly 4.748-mile/7.65-kilometer course

(Japan Running News) Athletics: National Corporate Women's Ekiden, Hachioji, Osaka and More - Weekend Preview

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Matt Chittim - Jeez Louise
Carrie interviews "The Rambling Runner" Matt Chittim! In addition to running, they chat about basketball, parenting, and of course, podcasting

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Rich field for Army Cross Country event

(Hartford Courant) Athletics: NCAA champ Cheserek breaks course record on a frigid day at the Manchester Road Race

(Precision Hydration) Endurance Sports: Are your training habits bad for your heart?

Athletics: The Making of Joshua Cheptegei and Training Insights of the Ugandan Team
Here’s to the third men’s world record of 2018, claimed by 22-year-old Joshua Cheptegei in the 15km NN Seven Hills Race in November 2018

(Competitor) Athletics: Behind the Shoe - Kenya’s Newest Running Brand Debuts the Iten

(Competitor) Athletics: Pro Rachele Schulist Opens Up About Battling An Eating Disorder

(CTV) Athletics: Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse pondering options ahead of season
(CBC) De Grasse hopes to resume full training 5 months after 2nd hamstring injury
Canadian sprinter has kept busy cross-training, jogging, spending time with young daughter

(ITU) Triathlon: Tokyo 2020 confirms dates of Test Events, with Triathlon taking place in August 2019

(Outside Online) Endurance Sports: There Are No Shortcuts to Feeling Good at Altitude
A U.S. Army study aims to pin down the optimal staging protocol before high-altitude tests of endurance

(Times of San Diego) Athletics: Banks vs. Hightower - Who Can Best Grow Track and Field with Fans?

(SBS) Athletics: Sprinter De Grasse taking it slow and steady
Andre De Grasse's business is speed but the Canadian sprinter was selling the slow and steady approach on Wednesday as he prepared to make his return to the starting blocks after two injury-disrupted seasons

Athletics: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series To Debut Inaugural Race In Chongqing Shapingba On November 25, 2018 As New Venue For International Tour
Inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Chongqing Shapingba Half Marathon, 10K and 5K adds to list of new events in China

(USATF) Athletics: Taylor Ewert, Charles Allie named 2018 USATF Youth and Masters Athletes of the Year

(BBC) Athletics: When you nearly miss out on gold because of your ponytail
Belgium's Maite Beernaert wins gold in the women's long jump at the Youth Olympics despite having an earlier jump ruled much shorter because her ponytail hit the sand

(GlobeRunner) Athletics: Hold The Turkey!
Manchester, Connecticut on the east coast of the USA has a long-running road race whose organisers have ambitions to make their event as well-known in the world-wide athletics community

Manchester Road Race - Manchester, CT
Webcast - Fox61

  November 21, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(RRW) Athletics: Frigid Conditions Predicted For Manchester Road Race
Record cold conditions will face the approximately 11,000 runners who will line up for the 82nd annual Manchester Road Race here tomorrow

(Triathlete) Triathlon: NBC’s Ironman World Championship Broadcast Airs This Saturday, Nov. 24

(IAAF) Athletics: Tegla Loroupe Peace Race continues to inspire and unite

(Hartford Courant) Athletics: Five-time winner Rudolph back as the honorary chair of the Manchester Road Race

(Toni Reavis) Athletics: Defining Marathon PRs
It’s been another memorable year in the world of marathon running

(USATF) Athletics:Jones’ NCAA title wins her USATF Athlete of the Week

(Outside Online) Athletics: How Do Nike’s Vaporfly 4% Shoes Actually Work?
Unraveling how a carbon fiber plate and space-age foam combine to make a more efficient shoe turns out to be trickier than expected

(RT) Athletics: Flag fury: Chinese runner accused of ‘lack of patriotism’ during controversial end to marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Selemon Barega’s story behind the picture - winning the Diamond League 5000m title

(Kyodo News) Olympics: Tokyo 2020 organizers discuss 6 a.m. start for marathon

(ESPN) Cycling: Africa's Team has grand ambitions for 2019 - Ryder
Following a season to forget, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka have their eyes determinedly set on the road to success in 2019

(The Star) Athletics: Jepkosgei makes marathon debut in Honolulu next month

(The Star) Athletics: Kenyan duo axed - Cheruiyot and Korir fall off top five list for the IAAF Awards as Kipchoge soldiers on

(USATF) Athletics: National Track & Field Hall of Fame Q&A - Bob Hersh

  November 20, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2018 USTFCCCA NAIA Cross Country National Awards

(Spikes) Athletics: Prove Them Wrong
"At times, it’s best not to listen." - Arpinder Singh

(BBC) Athletics: European Indoor Championships - Andrew Butchart targets Glasgow gold
Andrew Butchart wants gold in front of a home crowd at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow in March after recovering from a broken foot

(USATF) Athletics: Shelby Houlihan, Noah Lyles take Jackie Joyner-Kersee Award and Jesse Owens Award as USATF Athletes of the Year

(IAAF) Athletics: Selemon Barega’s story behind the picture - winning the Diamond League 5000m title

(Daily Trojan) Olympics: Activists show opposition to 2028 Games

(ESW) Triathlon: A Deep Dive into Research, Industry Trends, Social Media and Networking Opens the 9th Annual TBI Conference
January 25-27, 2019 - Tempe, AZ - Where the Business of Triathlon Gets Done

(Mirror) Drugs in Sport: Nigel Levine banned - Great Britain sprinter suspended after doping violation
The Great Britain sprinter has been handed a four year suspension

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Mo Farah - I might return to track for 2020 Olympics
(Daily Mail) 'I feel like I can still win medals and do as well as I have over the years': Mo Farah admits he might swap highly-promising marathon career for a track return at Tokyo Olympics in 2020
* Four-time Olympic champion confirmed he would run in 2019 London Marathon
* Mo Farah has previously hinted he might run the 10,000m in Doha next year
* The 35-year-old has revealed he is keeping the option of the 10,000m open
* He surprised himself with speed on track ahead of winning Chicago Marathon

Athletics: Sir Mo Farah returns for 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon
With four Olympic gold medals and six World Championship victories, Farah is already Britain’s most decorated track and field athlete and now he is breaking more records on the roads
(BBC) Mo Farah: Four-time Olympic champion to compete in London Marathon in 2019
Britain's Mo Farah will run in next year's London Marathon on 28 April, organisers have announced
(The Guardian) Mo Farah to run 2019 London marathon in preparation for 2020 Olympics
Farah finished third in London race in 2018 - ‘I can compete against the best marathon runners in the world’
(The Independent) Mo Farah confirms he will run London Marathon again in 2019 as he prepares to go for gold at Tokyo 2020
The 35-year-old won his first major marathon title in Chicago last month in a European record time
(Fast Running) Mo Farah to race the 2019 London Marathon
Mo Farah will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2019. The 2:05:11 marathoner will vie to be the first male British winner since 1983
(Evening Standard) Mo Farah targets London Marathon WIN and fires warning at rival Eliud Kipchoge
A teenage Mo Farah is stepping off a bus in Hounslow with his friends when his own image flickers on to a large TV screen in a shop window. Played out in front of him is the first of a hat-trick of victories in the mini-London Marathon earlier that day

(CBC) Athletics: Track legend Michael Johnson nears full health from mini stroke
'Olympic mindset' helped sprint great accelerate recovery process

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenyan Cheruiyot eyes on Tokyo Olympics marathon title

(The Star) Athletics: Chep stays alive - World steeplechase record holder makes the top five short list

  November 19, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(AthleteBiz) Athletics: Athletes For Children's Tumor Foundation
by Erik Sowinski for Children's Tumor Foundation

(Team GB) Athletics: Asher-Smith shortlisted for IAAF Female Athlete of the Year award

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2018 USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Cross Country All-America Team Named

(Sport24) Athletics: IAAF snubs Semenya for female athlete award

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Eneko Llanos, Heather Jackson Claim Victories at Ironman Arizona

(Newshub) Athletics: Eliza McCartney on the turning point of her athletic career

(Team USA) Athletics: Celebrate Allyson Felix's 33rd Birthday With Photos Of The G.O.A.T.

(CBS Philly) Athletics: Record-Breaking Performances At Philadelphia Marathon

(The Guardian) Athletics: Michael Johnson nearly ‘back to normal’ but reveals anger at suffering stroke
Former Olympic sprinter suffered stroke in September - Johnson said he was scared and angry after attack
(Mirror) Michael Johnson reveals inspirational message he told his wife after suffering a stroke
Legendary Olympic sprint champion Michael Johnson suffered a stroke in August and has offered an update on his condition
(BBC) Michael Johnson: 'Olympic mindset' helped recovery from stroke

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Jepchirchir back to reclaim world record

(The Herald) Athletics: Why Laura Muir could end up competing for Scotland rather than Great Britain at the European Championships

(Runner's World) Athletics: Northern Arizona Men Three-Peat, Colorado Women Dominate at Cross-Country Championships
A snowy course and temperatures in the 30s didn’t chill the excitement of the title races

True Team Efforts Led Colorado, NAU, North Central & WashU To National Titles

  November 18, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(The Star) Athletics: Jerop, Kemboi make successful debuts in marathon at the Kass race

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiplimo and Kite confirm supremacy in Soria

(IAAF) Athletics: Road round-up: Cheptegei clocks 15km world best in Nijmegen, Melese breaks Shanghai Marathon course record

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Former WADA chief investigator stands by claims that organisation "fatally failed"
The former chief investigator at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Jack Robertson has said he stands by comments he made which accused the body and its President of betraying clean athletes, after WADA refuted his claims as "old and baseless allegations"

(Oxford Mail) Athletics:Oxford remembers life of Sir Roger Bannister at Sheldonian ceremony
Oxford has bid farewell to one of its most famous sons with a message to keep striving to achieve the impossible

(CitiusMag) Athletics: NCAA Championships Recap and Analysis: Upset, Not Upsets, and a Rockin’ Good Time

(BBC) Athletics: Chris Bennett: 'I bottled it & don't deserve funding' - hammer thrower on death, depression & determination

(EthioSports) Athletics: An Ethiopian Double at Shanghai International Marathon
(The Star) Kimetto outshined: Former world record holder places 10th as Ethiopians dominate Shanghai race

(Ethiopian Run) Athletics: Foten Tesfay and Hagos Gebrehiwot, became second time winners, at the 2018 Great Ethiopian Run International 10km road race

(IAAF) Athletics: McDonald and Jones win NCAA cross-country titles

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Elite athletes may choose to miss world championships in favour of 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Laura Muir
* Laura Muir believes top-level athletes could swerve the world championships
* The proximity of next year's event falls precariously close to the 2020 Olympics
* It's the shortest ever time between the two main events on the athletics calendar
* Muir has not yet decided which event to target at the world championships

(IAAF) Athletics: Road round-up: Melese breaks Shanghai course record

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Jerop, Kemboi win Kass Marathon

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Scotland push to compete as independent athletics nation in breakaway from Team GB
* Scotland are taking steps to pursue a historic breakaway from British Athletics
* UKA Members Council have called for chairman Richard Bowker to be removed
* Scotland withdrew from talks because they oppose Bowker's leadership
* Scottish Athletics have written to European Athletics requesting independence
Great Ethiopian Run - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend - PA

  November 17, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(RRW) Athletics: Jones, McDonald Sprint to NCAA Cross Country Titles
In sub-freezing temperatures and with freshly-fallen snow on the course, Colorado's Dani Jones and Wisconsin's Morgan McDonald both sprinted to individual titles at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships here at the Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course just south of Madison

Athletics: Three First Place Finishes for Top Female Finisher at Turkey Trot
989 total finishers in the festive Turkey Trot 10K and Mile aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico

(Running USA) Athletics: Camp Fire Forces Cancellation of 2018 Monterey Bay Half Marathon
BSIM Events team mobilizes quickly to notify runners of cancellation plan, makes the best of a bad situation on 12 hours notice

(Outside Online) Athletics: Banditing Races Is for Cowards
When you run a race you haven’t registered for, you’re taking the easy way out

(FloTRack) Athletics: Morgan McDonald Reigns, NAU Three-Peats At NCAA XC Championships

(IAAF) Athletics: After breakthrough 2018 season, McSweyn ready to ‘to focus and step up’ in his Doha build-up

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Oklahoma City Men, Oregon Tech Women Capture NAIA Cross Country National Titles

(EthioSports) Athletics: 2018 Great Ethiopian Run Atracts Athletes from more than 25 countries

(CitiusMag) Athletics: The Leading Runners at Every College National Championship Ever

(The Scotsman) Athletics; Lord Coe hails Laura Muir’s ‘mental strength’ after 2018 glory

(The Southerm Times) Women in Sport: Coe defends gender rule ...But activists not convinced

(Xinhuanet) Athletics; Kenya, Ethiopia grab wins in China-ASEAN International Marathon

(Team USA) Athletivs: These 12 Olympic Track Stars Have Success Rooted In The NCAA Cross-Country Championships

(RRW) Athletics: Loyalty To Team Is The Driving Force At NCAA Cross Country Championships
Morgan McDonald has worn the Australian colors in five global championships, and placed eighth at last April's Commonwealth Games in the 5000m on home soil

(The Star) Athletics: Former Olympic 3,000m SC champion Brimin makes debut

(The Star) Athletics: Kimetto returns - Former world marathon record holder to run in Shanghai Marathon after two-year lay off

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(AthleteBiz) Athletics: Athletes For -
Athletes for ASPCA - Mary Cain

(Daily Nation) Athletics: New mum Jepchirchir enters Kass Marathon

(The Telegraoh) Athletics: Michael Johnson: 'I used to be fastest man over 200m but after my stroke it took me 15 minutes to walk length of hospital corridor'

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: USTFCCCA InfoZone: National Championships Central

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiplimo and Zakayo renew rivalry in Soria

(Evening Standard) Athletics: Track stars united in bid to save Crystal Palace athletics stadium from bulldozers

(Patch) Athletics: More World Class Runners Commit To Manchester Road Race
One of the world's fastest indoor milers and a teen steeplechase star are the latest athletes to enter the Manchester Road Race

(IAAF) Athletics: Kimetto returns in Shanghai, Kipruto set for half marathon debut in Boulogne-Billancourt – weekend road-racing preview

(Runner's World) Athletics: How Marathoner Jared Ward Fuels His Races
The elite runner shares how he fuels his training and how he’s still searching for the perfect burger

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Sarah Sellers - There’s A Lot More
Carrie welcomes Sarah Sellers back to the show! In this episode, they talk about her (not so perfect) buildup and race at the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon, how life has changed since placing second to Des Linden in Boston, and her life outside of running

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(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya's Rudisha to race sparingly in 2019, sets sight on World Championships

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Jack Robertson says Wada has 'betrayed clean athletes'
The World Anti-Doping Agency has "betrayed clean athletes", according to one of its former investigators

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: World Anti-Doping Agency determines Beckie Scott wasn't bullied by its execs
Canadian Olympic champion not interviewed in initial probe

(CBS) Athletics: Runner volunteered to train blind athlete for marathon, then they fell in love

(EthioSports) Athletics: Derartu Tulu Named Interim President Of Ethiopian Athletics Federation

(USATF) Athletics: Bitter trail record earns him USATF Athlete of the Week

(Canadian Running) Athletics: For even marathon splits, be like Des Linden, aka the human metronome
American marathoner Des Linden has an amazing ability to run even splits

(Runner's World) Athletics: Fires Canceled the Monterey Bay Half, so Kellyn Taylor Ended Up Running Las Vegas—and Winning
She committed to the race just 24 hours before start time, and ended up setting a PR

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA DI Cross Country Rating Index - 2018 Post-Regionals Update

Athletics: California International Marathon set to host USATF Marathon Championships for second year
Championship fields include top U.S. marathoners, top-10 returners, an Olympian, and a number of talented debutants

(Competitor) Athletics: It’s Not About How High, But How Hot

(Sky Sports) Drugs in Sport: Moscow doping lab to be opened for WADA visit

(PressReader) Athletics: Semenya geras up for 800m record
Coach is confident the champion atjlete will be able to break the 800m record next season

(IAAF) Athletics: Tsegay, Kawauchi and Ghebreslassie lead Fukuoka Marathon field

(SFGate) Athletics: Berkeley Half Marathon canceled due to hazardous air quality

(AthletesBiz) Athletics: Introducing Athletes For
Giving Campaigns to our Favorite Charities and Causes

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2018 NCAA Division I Cross Country Regional Awards

(ITV) Drugs in Sport: Reinstating Russia to global sporting stage a betrayal of clean athletes, says WADA's ex-lead investigator
The World Anti-Doping Agency’s recent decision to reinstate Russia following the largest cheating scandal in the history of sport is a betrayal of clean athletes, writes the organisation's former lead investigator Jack Robertson

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(Triathlete) Triathlon: Tri University - The Art of Building a New NCAA Team

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chespol among finalists for IAAF Award

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Korikwiang, Mwangangi star attraction in Machakos opener

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: WADA to open new bullying probe after Ed Moses criticised response
The World Anti-Doping Agency will open a "second phase" of its independent review into bullying allegations revealed by the BBC last month after initial findings "did not conclude that alleged bullying had taken place"

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Mo Farah included in British Athletics world class programme as he aims to win Olympic marathon at Tokyo 2020
* Mo Farah included in 114-strong list of 'Olympic Podium' tier athletes for 2018-19
* Dina Asher-Smith, Zharnel Hughes and Laura Muir are also in the top tier
* Farah threw a gauntlet down ahead of Tokyo Olympics by winning in Chicago
(BBC) British Athletics name 114-strong world class programme for 2018-19 season
European bronze medallists Shara Proctor and Laura Weightman have been added to British Athletics' World Class Programme for the 2018-19 season

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(Armory Track) Athletics: Dynamic trio of Clayton Murphy, Michael Saruni, Donavan Brazier Headlines NYRR Millrose Games’ 800m

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya's Kimetto eyes comeback in Shanghai Marathon

(The Times*) Athletics: Mo Farah sets sights on Tokyo marathon in 2020 at Olympic Games as lottery funding is announced

(Spikes) Athletics: Mind Control
At times, this sport can make you crazy

(Beyond Monumental) Athletics: Fifteen Qualify for U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon at 2018 CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: A Glance At Endurance Symposiums
Technical Symposiums will once again take center stage at the annual U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Convention. This year the Technical Symposiums will be presented by REKORTAN

(Outside Online) Women in Sport: What Happened with Rowan University's Sports Bra Ban
Athletes at Rowan University were banned from running in sports bras because it "distracted" the football team. The incident highlights a much bigger issue about policing women’s bodies
(Runner's World) It’s 2018. Stop Telling Women What to Wear
At Rowan University, the cross-country team was told to put their shirts on

(The Morning Shakeout) Athletics: Podcast - Episode 26 with Bart Yasso

(IAAF) Athletics: Finalists announced for 2018 Female Rising Star Award

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Gebrselassie insists resignation as President of Ethiopian Athletics Federation was a personal decision
Haile Gebrselassie has insisted that his decision to quit as the President of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF), two years into his four-year term, was a personal one

(AW) Athletics: Caster Semenya is far from finished
The South African has had another unbeaten year over 800m and, despite the imminent new IAAF rules on testosterone levels, she intends to race for another 10 years

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Steeplechase world champion becomes latest athlete to back Helleland for WADA Presidency as calls for significant reform
Reigning world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Emma Coburn has backed Linda Helleland to become the new President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and criticised rival candidate Witold Banka, claiming the Polish Sports Minister "does not have his finger on the pulse of mainstream athlete and public opinion"

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Ruth Chepngetich runs sub-2:19, breaks course record at Vodafone Istanbul Marathon
Chepngetich is only the sixth woman to run sub-2:19 this year

(ESPN W) Athletics: Track legend Wyomia Tyus protested at the '68 Olympics and hardly anyone noticed

(Fast Running) Athletics: London Marathon championship entry now open
Club runners can apply now apply for championship entry into next year’s UK capital marathon

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(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2018 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll - Week 7
2018 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll

(Fox News) Women in Sport: University walks back ban on sports bras for female athletes

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan prodigy Kipruto among finalists for IAAF Award

Athletics: Runners From Across The Globe Converge On The Las Vegas Strip For 2018 Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & Half-Marathon
Thomas Puzey (Flagstaff, Ari.) and Hannah Mcintuff (Salt Lake City, Utah) take top spots in the marathon; Wilkerson Given (Atlanta, Ga.) and Kellyn Taylor (Flagstaff, Ari.) win the half marathon

Athletics: Yuki Kawauchi - The Man Who Defined Marathon Fundamentals With Great Success
Kawauchi is one of the very few elite athletes who is a full-time (40-hour workweek) employee of the Japanese Government

Athletics: Bright Future beckons for resurgent Athens Marathon
Brimin Misoi of Kenya, ran the third fastest ever on the historic course of 2:10:56, just one second slower than it took Stefano Baldini of Italy to win the Olympic title on the same course in 2004.

(Inside the Games) Athletics: IAAF officially sign four-year worldwide sponsorship deal with QNB
Qatar National Bank (QNB), the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has officially come on board as an official partner of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) after a four-year deal was signed in Doha

(USA Today) Athletics: ALL-USA runner Katelyn Tuohy rebounds for New York state title

(Sport24) Athletics: Caster steals show at SA Sports Awards

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiplimo and Teferi reign at Atapuerca as IAAF Cross Country Permit kicks off in Burgos

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: WADA - Anti-doping agency's presidential battle growing acrimonious
World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) presidential candidate Linda Helleland has accused her rival of acting "in bad faith" after he called on her to step down as the organisation's vice-president

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenyan Kimutai and Chepngetich win Istanbul Marathon

(Fast Running) Athletics: Sophie Dunnett on the importance of the coaching partnership
The Endurance coach says coaching is a partnership and not just about telling an athlete what to do

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(Reuters) Athletics: IAAF reverts to qualifying standards for Doha championships

(Kingston Whig-Standard) Athletics: Queen's Gaels' Brogan MacDougall runs to victory

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Weekend Recap - 2018 NCAA DI Cross Country Regional Championships

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Breakthrough for Jemma Reekie in Scottish cross-country win
Jemma Reekie admitted advice from Laura Muir helped spur her to inherit the Scottish cross-country title from her training partner

(IAAF) Athletics: Kiplimo and Teferi reign at Atapuerca as IAAF Cross Country Permit kicks off in Burgos

(AI) Athletics: Mary Keitany wins New York City Marathon for fourth time; expect an attempt at a fourth London victory in 2019

(Gary Cohen Running) Athletics: Mohammed Gammoudi Interview
Mohammed Gammoudi is a four-time Olympic medalist from Tunisia

Athletics: Brimin Misoi impresses, Athens Marathon remembers Fire Devastation
Kenyans Brimin Misoi and Shelmith Muriuki won the 36th edition of the Athens Marathon in testing conditions

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Why Joyciline Jepkosgei picked Honolulu for her marathon debut

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Molly Huddle & Roberta Groner Interview
Molly Huddle placed 4th at the TCS NYC Marathon and Roberta Groner placed 12th and first in the masters division

(Ekathimerini) Athletics: Kenya's Brimin Kipkorir wins Athens Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Road round-up: Debutante Masai breaks course record at Hefei Marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA DI Cross Country Championships Field Set

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Ethiopian pair return to defend titles at IAAF Cross Country Permit leg in Burgos

Athens Marathon: The Authentic - Greece

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(Running USA) Athletics: Record Setting Day at 11th CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
Participation Reflects Continued Organizational Growth and Highlights Indianapolis as a Top American Running City

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kibet, Jelagat win Tegla Loroupe Peace Race

(Running USA) Athletics: Brooks Running, Rock n Roll Marathon Series Host Brooks Beasts Throwdown
op professional runners to take on a one-mile showdown on November 11; $20k total prize purse on the line for men’s and women’s race

(Runner's Tribe) Athletics: Keitany’s two halves yet to make a whole

Athletics: Recovery
This is an excerpt from the Eliud Kipchoge book

(Outside Online) Athletics: How to Embrace the Chill and Keep Running
4 strategies to help you quit worrying and learn to love the snow

(Outside Online) Athletics: Why U.S. Women Are Outperforming Men in the Marathon
A friendly reminder that a 2:10 marathon is actually still pretty hard

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Kipchoge and Cherono named Best Marathon Runners of 2018
Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono have been named Best Marathon Runners of 2018 by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS)

(BBC) Athletics: Steph Twell - Scot to take on first marathon in Valencia
Steph Twell will compete in her first marathon in Valencia on 2 December

(USATF) Athletics: Voting now open for 2018 Jesse Owens, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Wing Awards

(Gulf Today) Triathlon: Minister hails Dubai Women’s Triathlon participants

Athletics: Athens celebrates Marathon Icons at AIMS Gala
Athens Marathon. The Authentic on 11th November

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(Outside Online) Women in Sport: Where Are the Women in Sports Science Research?
For years, female athletes have relied on training protocols, injury guidelines, and nutrition plans based on research conducted with men. That's starting to change

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Elite athletes castigate doping in Adak event

(AW) Athletics: Steph Twell set for December marathon debut
European and Commonwealth track medallist could target 26.2 miles at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: WADA Presidential candidate Banka calls for Helleland to step down as vice-president during election campaign
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Presidential candidate Witold Banka has called for challenger Linda Helleland to step down as vice-president during her campaign for the top job at the global watchdog to ensure a fairer election race

(AP) Drugs in Sport: Russia risks missing lab access deadline, RUSADA head says

(ESW) Athletics: The 2018 Toyota Rock ‘N’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and ½ Marathon Event Weekend Kicks Off Today With Three-Day Health and Fitness Expo
Annual nighttime running event returns to the Las Vegas Strip, November 10-11 with 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon distances - Live race day coverage on Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Facebook page beginning at 4:15 p.m. PT

(Odyssey) Women in Sport: A Recent Sports Bra Suspension At Rowan University Has Gotten Female Athletes Outraged
A recent ban was placed on the Men and Women's Cross Country Athletes from using their designated practice facility

(Tempo Journal) Athletics:The Symbiotic Partnership of Allie Kieffer & Coach Hudson

Athletics: Course Record Chase and Launch of Runners’ Forest Charity in Athens Marathon
Athens Marathon. The Authentic on 11th November

(TASS) Athletics: Russia’s track and field athletics federation must pay out debt of $2.76 mln to IAAF
The All-Russia Athletics Federation must pay out a debt of $2.76 million to the International Association of Athletics Federations

(IAAF) Athletics: Kimutai and Chepngetich the favourites at Istanbul Marathon - weekend road racing preview

(Boise Weekly) Athletics: Allie Ostrander
Boise State's track titan prepares for return to the national spotlight

(Runner's World) Athletics: Doctor Saves Woman’s Life at NYC Marathon, Then Finishes His Race
Among the roaring cheers from spectators, Theodore Strange heard a voice crying for help

(The Star) Athletics: Kenyans dominate 2018 AIMS ‘Best Marathon Runner’ Awards after stellar performance

(SGB Media) Athletics: Brooks Running Strengthens Position In Europe

(The Star) Athletics: Keitany focuses on world record next year after ruling New York

(Runner's World) Athletics: How the Top Nutrition Trends of 2019 Will Impact Your Training
Whether you’re looking to win, place, or just finish your workouts feeling strong, here are the up-and-coming products and trends that can help

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Athletics: FloSports to Stream 2018 NCAA Cross Country Championships Live On
FloTrack to air NCAA Division I, II, and III Cross Country Championships and select NCAA Division I Regionals; broadcast team to feature former NCAA Champions

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Lindsey Hein - Strangers to BFF’s
Carrie catches up with Lindsey Hein, host of the I’ll Have Another podcast! They discuss their podcasts, the New York City Marathon, training, and Mommyhood

(Daily Nation) Athletics: New York marathon queen Keitany mulls new conquest in Doha

(Washington Post) Drugs in Sport: Pro riders union upset by doping control during cycling gala

(ESW) Athletics: Brooks Running and Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Series Team Up To Host the Brooks Beasts Desert Throwdown on The Las Vegas Strip
Top professional runners to take on a one-mile showdown on November 11 - $20k total prize purse on the line for men’s and women’s race

(USATF) Athletics: Sisson’s 5K title earns her USATF Athlete of the Week

(CitiusMag) Athletics: The Wood Report: Projected NCAA Qualifiers, Individuals - Men

(The Morning Shakeout) Athletics: Episode 35 with Kim Conley
"Not to sound cheesy, but anything is possible. I think that when you set your mind to something, and make a plan on how to get there, then you just chip away at what the next step of the plan is and you keep working up to the next step on the staircase basically—and it’s amazing how far you can go."

(IAAF) Athletics: World Athlete of the Year 2018 nominees - throws and combined events

(BA) Athletics: Muir Kicks Off Indoor Season As Tickets For The World’s Best Indoor Meeting Go On Sale

Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono Best Marathon Runners of the Year, AIMS Gala in Athens on Friday
Athens Marathon. The Authentic on 11th November

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: British Olympians hit out at proposed Wada age limit that rules out pro-athlete presidential candidate

(The Star) Athletics: Cherono’s dream - Amsterdam Marathon champion keen to race in either Boston or Tokyo

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(IAAF) Athletics: Kipchoge and Cherono named AIMS Best Marathon Runners for 2018

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2018 NJCAA DI Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll - Week 5

(Oregon Live) Athletics: Alberto Salazar acknowledges break with Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz

(NewsLetter) Athletics: Mo Farah will run sub-two hour marathon claims Ron Hill
Former European champion Ron Hill has backed Sir Mo Farah to be the first to break the two-hour marathon barrier

(Running USA) Athletics: Tampa Runners Sweep Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Sunday

(Runner's World) Athletics: Why Everyone Cries on Marathon Day—Whether You’re Running or Watching
A sports psychologist explains what’s really behind the tears

Athletics: Feyisa Lilesa Targets Winning Return At 2019 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon
The 28-year-old had been in exile in the USA since making an anti-government gesture while crossing the finish line and clinching the marathon silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics

(Gulf News) Athletics: Lilesa confirmed for Dubai Marathon
Ethiopian had been in exile since making anti-gov gesture at Rio 2016

(BBC) Athletics: Marathon record will be broken again - Kipchoge
Marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge says the record he set in Berlin will be broken. The Kenyan finished in a record time of two hours one minute 39 seconds, breaking the previous best mark by 78 seconds

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kamworor now shifts focus to cross country

(Fast Running) Athletics: Thinking about your running movement makes you less efficient
A study has shown that when an athlete purposefully focuses on their running form or their breathing it makes them less efficient

(ESPN) Athletics: The finish line for Peter Ciaccia
Peter Ciaccia has been a force behind the New York City Marathon for 18 years -- and now he's moving on. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at his farewell race

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(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Former champ recovers from injury to focus on world cross country

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Paula Radclilffe INterview
Marathon World Record Holder Paula Radcliffe joined me for a live podcast with the New York Road Runners at their RUNCENTER the day before the TCS New York City Marathon!

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Keitany firmly on road to greatness

(The Scotsman) Drugs in Sport: Olympic sprinter Ben Johnson still hopeful of reclaiming 100m gold medal
Ben Johnson has revealed he still harbours hopes that he will get back the 100 metres gold medal he won at the Seoul Olympics in 1988 but subsequently lost when he failed a drugs test in one of sport’s biggest doping controversies

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: IOC announce additional London 2012 retests to take place
Additional retests of samples from the London 2012 Olympic Games are being conducted by the International Olympic Committee

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA & NJCAA XC National Athletes of the Week

(The Herald) Athletics:"You need to know your rivals and you have to better than them". Dame Kelly Holmes on how Laura Muir can fulfil her Olympic dream

(Outside Online) Sweat Science - Health and Fitness: How Much Strength Training Is Too Much?
A new study suggests that hitting the gym more than twice a week is counterproductive. That seems unlikely

(Triathlete) Health and Fitness: Study Finds the Benefits of Being Fit Are Limitless

(NBC) Athletics: New York City Marathon breaks record for most marathon finishers

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Keitany firmly on road to greatness

(AW) Athletics: Award-winning Laura Muir ready for the next chapter
Scottish Athletics FPSG Athlete of the Year is turning her attention to life as a full-time athlete and achieving further success

(Newsday) Athletics: Olympic medalist Bernard Lagat makes New York Marathon his first

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Arizona State Dominates Collegiate Triathlon Nationals
ASU athletes took the top five spots, with Hannah Henry defending her individual national title

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: WADA civil war - Does everyone need a rethink?

(Reuters) Athletics:Flanagan hints it is time to retire from running

(Lohud) Athletics: Tuohy-less North Rockland girls win at Section 1 championships

(NY Times) Athletics: A Year After Her Breakthrough, Shalane Flanagan Runs On
Mary Keitany Earns 4th New York Marathon Title, 3 Minutes Ahead of Pack
Lelisa Desisa Wins the New York City Marathon in the Last Miles
(ESPN) Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa, Kenya's Mary Keitany win NYC Marathon
(Runner's World) American Women Just Keep Being Awesome at NYC Marathon
They place four in the top seven, and 11 total in the top 18
With Four in Top 10, U.S. Men Are Pleased With Their New York City Marathon Showing
Olympian Jared Ward led the way with a strong return to form
(Fast Running) Mary Keitany storms to fourth New York City Marathon win
Keitany dominates the second half of the women’s race as Lelisa Desisa wins a close men’s battle in New York

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(RRW) Athletics: Keitany, Desisa Reign Supreme at TCS New York City Marathon
Mary Keitany returned to the top of the podium of the TCS New York City Marathon here today, earning her fourth title in five years with a dominating second half in the 48th running of the historic race from Staten Island to Manhattan

(Vancouver Sun) Athletics: Runner hit by bus while racing in Vancouver half-marathon

Athletics: Hehir Breaks Course Record and Ngige Improves Time to Take the Titles at 2018 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler
Both race champions set new personal bests during Pittsburgh’s favorite fall road race

(The Guardian) Athletics: Marathon as Lelisa Desisa takes men's title
Kenyan equals record for most victories in New York - Late surge by Desisa secures victory over Shura Kitata
(NY Times) Lelisa Desisa Wins Men’s Title at the 2018 New York City Marathon. Mary Keitany Wins the Women’s Race.
(IAAF) Keitany and Desisa finish strongly to take New York City Marathon titles
(NYRR) Lelisa Desisa, Mary Keitany, Daniel Romanchuk, and Manuela Schär Win 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Titles
Desisa and Keitany clock second-fastest times in history, while Romanchuk becomes first-ever American and youngest athlete to win men’s wheelchair division

(BBC) Triathlon: Super League Triathlon - Jonny Brownlee finishes second in Mallorca

(Runner's World) Athletics: After Scratching Fall Marathon, Amy Cragg Places Third at U.S. 5K Championships
She dropped down in distance on Saturday after an injury during the summer

(Gulf News) Athletics: Believe in yourself, says Mo Farah
Olympic gold medallist inspires Dubai Fitness Challenge participants

(The National) Athletics: Kenyans Arabham Kiptum and Stanley Biwott sign up for Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon
First major names confirmed for inaugural staging of the race on December 7

(BBC) Athletics: Laura Muir - Dame Kelly Holmes hails Scottish athlete of year as 'future Olympic champion'
Dame Kelly Holmes described Laura Muir as "your future Olympic champion" as she presented the 25-year-old with Scotland's athlete of the year award

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chebet, Kiprotich maintain Baringo supremacy

(AP) Triathlon: Gentle, Royle win Noosa Triathlon

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Directors involved in positive sample cover-up at Bucharest Laboratory sacked as investigation continues

Athletics: Savannah Welcomes 12,000 Registered Runners To The 2018 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & Half-Marathon
Ben Brown (Savannah, Ga.) and Katie Ringley (Shelby, N.C.) takes top spots in the marathon; Blake Jorgensen (Atlanta, Ga.) and Lauren Scott (Neptune Beach, Fla.) win the half marathon

(Track & Field News) Athletics: Geoffrey Mutai’s New York Marathon Course Record By The Map

Ironman Florida - Haines City, Florida

TCS New York City Marathon - NY
ABC Webcast

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan stars pick of the lot in battle for New York crowns

(RRW) Athletics: Chelimo, Sisson Win USA 5-K Titles at Abbott Dash To The Finish
Paul Chelimo needed every inch of the course to win the men's title at the USATF 5-K Championships here this morning, while Emily Sisson locked up the women's division with more than half the race remaining

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Kamworor and Flanagan prepare to defend New York City Marathon titles

Athletics: Paul Chelimo Breaks Course Record and Emily Sisson Picks Up First Win in New York at the USATF 5K Championships at the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K
Paul Chelimo broke the course record and Emily Sisson picked up her first win at a New York Road Runners race at the USATF 5K Championships and Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K on Saturday, November 3
(USATF) Chelimo, Sisson stride to victory at the USATF 5 km Championships

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Jo Pavey: I want to make history as the first British runner to compete at six Olympics... aged 46

(Southern Times) Women in Sport: IAAF president visits Bots amid gender rule storm

(Runner's World) Athletics: 5 Reasons Why You Have to Watch the 2018 New York City Marathon
Strong American fields will take on stellar international talent on Sunday

(Irish Examiner) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan wants immediate plan for hosting European Cross Country Championships

(NY Times) Athletics: This New York City Marathon Should Be a Great Race
The field is full of quality, especially in the women’s race, where Americans are among the favorites

(NBC) Athletics: Shalane Flanagan, U.S. women are the story at New York City Marathon

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya cancels international one-day athletics meeting, focuses on World Championships

Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K - New York, NY
USATF 5K Championships

Cookie Run - Ottawa, ON

OFSSA XC Webcast from Burlington, ON

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(RRW) Athletics: After Boston Disappointment, Huddle Ready to Tackle TCS NYC Marathon

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Tantalizing Promise of the New York City Marathon
The world’s biggest marathon is more than just a race. It offers the illusion of unity

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Legendary Lel inducted into New York Hall of Fame

(Newshub) Athletics: What it's like to organise the New York City Marathon

(USATF) Athletics: Americans prepared for another historic battle at TCS NYC Marathon

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Collegiate Triathlon National Champs Set for Sunday
A record field of 96 student-athletes from 18 varsity and four club teams are set to compete this Sunday in Tempe, Arizona

(The Star) Athletics: Titles at stake:Kamworor, Flanagan back to defend New York Marathon crowns Sunday

(Spikes) Athletics: Tangible - Natasha Hastings
I’m from New York City. I’m an Olympian

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: NCAA DI Cross Country Rating Index - 2018 Post-Conference Update

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Des Linden Interview
2018 Boston Marathon Champion Des Linden joins me on the podcast today. Des is one of the most consistent American Marathoners of all time. She was chasing down her big W for over a decade and made it happen this past spring on an insane day at the Boston Marathon

(NY Times) Athletics: The Favorite in the New York City Marathon Has a Secret Weapon
Geoffrey Kamworor will try to defend his title in New York on Sunday. Easier said than done, but he trains in Kenya with Eliud Kipchoge, the greatest marathoner ever.

(Daily Mail) Drugs in Sport: Stop this drug scandal now! US Anti-Doping Agency calls for new rules to ensure athletes take medication for ailments, not performance
* US Anti-Doping Agency chief Travis Tygart wants to tackle the 'grey area'
* He is concerned about the use of non-prohibited drugs to improve performance
* Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins both denied they had 'crossed an ethical line'

(Runner's World) Athletics: Is Geoffrey Kamworor the Next Kipchoge?
The 25-year-old Kenyan keeps up with his mentor in training and wants his second straight NYC Marathon win

(ESPN) Athletics: The numbers, and shoes, it's taken for Linden and Flanagan to rule the road

(Capital FM) Drugs in Sport: AK boss Tuwei wants doping cheats dismissed from work
Athletics Kenya (AK) chief Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei now wants athletes who are found guilty to have tested positive for doping be dismissed from employment and prosecuted

Athens Marathon. The Authentic set for 11th November
The Athens Marathon: a Greek Success Story with Worldwide Effect

(The Guardian) Athletics: Call for Tokyo Olympic marathon to start at 5.30am to avoid deaths
Japanese health bodies concerned that 7am start in intense heat may cause fatalities

(NY Times) Athletics: How to Run a Marathon Faster as You Get Older
The elite field of the New York City Marathon includes 40-somethings like Abdi Abdirahman and Bernard Lagat. Increasingly, aging amateur runners are maintaining their speed

(IAAF) Athletics: Kamworor and Flanagan back to defend New York Marathon titles

(WSJ*) Athletics: Now Starring on Marathon Podiums: American Women
Lining up for Sunday’s New York City Marathon will be last year’s winner, the 2018 Boston Marathon winner and other U.S. distance runners on the rise

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: Don't let it die - JAAA boss recommends Athletics World Cup for the future

(This Day) Athletics: 10,000 Runners for Bet9ja Lagos Women Run 2018

(NBC) Athletics: Geoffrey Kamworor eyes New York City Marathon repeat, Eliud Kipchoge

(AP) Athletics: Molly Huddle among American women’s surge at NYC Marathon

(NY Times) Athletics: They Were Addicted to Opioids. Now They’re Running the New York Marathon
The sport "replaces the adrenaline that I was looking for when I was using drugs," says a member of the running team at the Odyssey House rehabilitation center

(BBC) Athletics: Sportswoman of the Year 2018 - Dina Asher-Smith wins award following European golden triple
British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith has been named Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year for 2018

(The Star) Athletics:Kipkoech, Chebet return to Lotto Foundation Baringo road race

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Athletics: "The People’s Marathon" Celebrates Over 26,000 Finishes
Accompanying MCM10K boasts 6,419 finishers

(RRW) Athletics: For Veteran Barrios, TCS NYC Marathon Feels Like His First
Juan Luis Barrios has run the marathon distance six times before, but the Mexican veteran is approaching this Sunday's TCS New York City Marathon as if it was his first

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Podcast - Cam Levins After Obliterating the Canadian Men’s Marathon Record, Returning to High Mileage

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Allie Kieffer - Building Blocks of Me
Carrie welcomes Allie Kieffer back to the show! They discuss her goals and expectations for this weekend’s TCS New York City Marathon as well as her recent move back out to Boulder, CO

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Des Linden - Races Are Supposed To Hurt

(AllAfrica) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya to Women Athletes - 'Build Your Own Brand - Men Won't Do It'

(Triathlete) Triathlon: Sarah True’s Mission to De-Stigmatize Depression

(LA Biz) Olympics: Nine years out, Los Angeles 2028 Olympic organizers to begin selling sponsorships

(Peninsula News Revieiw) Athletics: Vancouver Islander aiming for Olympics after smashing Canadian marathon record
Black Creek’s Cam Levins chasing next challenge after Canada’s fastest-ever marathon in Toronto

(Outside Online) Athletics: How to Watch the 2018 New York City Marathon Online
Tune in to the highly anticipated race on November 4

(Competior) Athletics: After Boston Heartbreak, Molly Huddle Looks For NYC Redemption

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Focus on Kenyan connections at New York marathon

(ESPN) Athletics: Race Of A Lifetime
Allie Kieffer came out of nowhere to finish fifth in the 2017 New York City Marathon, giving rise to a question that can be answered only on Nov. 4: Can she do it again?
(Runner's World) A Year in the Life of Allie Kieffer: "I Have a Lot More Confidence That I Can Run With the Leaders"
She was the surprise performance of the 2017 New York City Marathon, which proved to be a life-changing experience

(Sport24) Women in Sport: IAAF gender rules 'killing' next generation - Caster

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan - Do Irish mothers make better runners?
Lizzie Lee and Sinead Diver the latest to prove what is possible given the right attitude

(IAAF) Athletics: Radcliffe underscores importance of IAAF air quality initiative at WHO conference in Geneva

(NY Times) Athletics: After Boston, Des Linden Tries to Conquer New York
On a miserable day in Boston in April, Linden won a major marathon after a dozen years of trying. Can she repeat the feat in New York?

(Cision) Running: Carrie Tollefson Joins Wellbeats as Run Lead & Coach

(Daily Nation) Athletics:c Why Kiptum's new world record is an amazing feat

(NY Times) Athletics: Overlooked No More: Miki Gorman - Women’s Marathon Pioneer
Gorman, who won the New York City Marathon for women in 1977, was the last American female winner until Shalane Flanagan took the title in 2017. She also broke several records in running

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: WADA condemned over Russian stance at emergency anti-doping summit
US warns ‘nothing is off the table’ if Wada does not reform - Wada criticised meeting of athletes and ministers as one-sided
(Inside the Games) Drugs in SPort: WADA criticise "one-sided" anti-doping summit at White House
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has criticised an emergency anti-doping summit held at the White House today as one-sided and confirmed they were not invited to the meeting in any official capacity
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