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Runner's Web October 2018 FrontPage Archive

  October 31, 2018:  [Links load in new window, * = Registration Req'd]  

(NY Times) Athletics: Where Training for the New York City Marathon Is a Reality Show
At NAZ Elite, there is no secrecy. From training logs to workout videos, nearly everything is public. Want advice about something? Just ask

(USATF) Athletics: Olympic Talent Set to Clash at the USATF 5 km Championships

Athletics: Aerobic Running - The most trainable and important facet of your distance running training
This is an excerpt from the Eliud Kipchoge book

(BBTM) Athletics: A Select Group: Only 25 men have gone sub-4 and sub-2:10

(Outside Online) Athletics: Don’t Think Too Hard About Your Running Form
A new study suggests that running on autopilot is the most efficient approach

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: Let us simplify this for Sir Craig Reedie - Wada is not doing its job
Not surprisingly reinstating Russia to international competition has not gone down particularly well, and the Wada president’s insistence he had no alternative is a laughable response

(Competitor) Athletics: 43-Year-Old Bernard Lagat Eyeing The U.S. Masters Record In NYC

(Sports Illustrated) Atheltics: Can Stephanie Bruce Seize Another Breakthrough Performance at the NYC Marathon?

(Inside the Games) Athletics: apanese doctors warn of "deaths" in Tokyo 2020 marathon unless start times changed
The Olympic marathons at Tokyo 2020 should stat at 5.30am to minimise the risk of heatstroke to the runners, a group of influential Japanese doctors urged today

(Competitor) Athletics: Our Men’s Podium Predictions For The 2018 NYC Marathon
NYC Marathon: Could The American Women Snag Two Podium Spots?

(ESPN) Athletics: New York City Marathon 2018: Race coverage, TV listings, schedule and analysis

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Cheruiyot uncertain over New York Marathon performance, faces Keitany hurdle

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

(Runner's World) Athletics: Where Are the Sub-2:10 U.S. Marathoners?
With the notable exception of Galen Rupp, American men’s times are trailing the world pack. But that could change this weekend in New York

(tri247) Triathlon: IRONMAN 70.3 Edinburgh is no more
IRONMAN 70.3 Edinburgh will not return to the IRONMAN 70.3 tour in 2019

(Runner's World) Athletics: 40 Years Ago, Grete Waitz Changed Women’s Running in NYC
An unknown when she lined up, the Norwegian schoolteacher ended up breaking the world record

(ESPN) Athletics: Friends not foes, top marathon runners find common ground ahead of New York

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Wanjiru dares Kamworor for New York Marathon title

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2018 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country Regional Rankings - Week 6
2018 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country Regional Rankings - Week 6

(EA) Athletics: Ingebrigtsens planning to compete in Glasgow on the road to Doha

(Runner's World) Athletics: Flanagan Fully Expects to be a Factor at the 2018 New York City Marathon
The four-time Olympian is the first American woman to defend the title in 40 years

Athletics: Mainova Frankfurt Marathon sees its first world record
Mark Kiptoo distills record vintage to break World Masters time in Frankfurt

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: New York Marathon 2018: Elite women’s preview
On Sunday morning the New York defending champion will race the women's marathon world record holder, the American half-marathon record holder, the Boston 2018 champ and the London 2018 champ. This is one you don't want to miss
New York Marathon 2018: Elite men’s preview
The event features a highly anticipated marathon debut, multiple Olympians, the defending champion and world major marathon winners

(The Star) Athletics: Jepkesho soars - Kenyan sets new course record at Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics: Can the Marathon Save Coal Country?
With its mines closing, West Virginia's Tug Valley is looking elsewhere to power its future, and it sees runners

(Triathlete) Triathlon: The L.A. Triathlon Is Back!
After a three year absence, the City of Angeles has its triathlon back

(The Star) Athletics:Red carpet reception awaits Kiptum in Nandi after breaking world record

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Athletics: 2018 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler Attracts Top Athletes from Around the World
Full professional athlete field announced for sixth edition of Pittsburgh’s fall classic on Nov. 4

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

(USATF) Athletics: Weekend Recap - NCAA Cross Country Conference Championships

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Kazakh hurdler suspended after London 2012 doping retest failure
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced the provisional suspension of Kazakh hurdler Natalya Ivoninskaya following a London 2012 Olympics retest

(The Guardian) Drugs in Sport: WADA is unfit for purpose, claim athletes and 17 national anti-doping agencies
Athletes call for widespread reform of Wada - UK and US agencies stand ‘shoulder-to-shoulder’ with athletes

(Runner's World) Athletics: These Are the World’s Fastest Half Marathoners
Here’s a complete list of the world record-holders and all-time top 13.1-mile runners

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport:
Leaders of 18 National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) have called for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to rethink their governance reforms and adopt alternative proposals

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: New master’s world record of 2:07:50 at Frankfurt Marathon>/A>
Mark Kiptoo of Kenya set a new master's world record on Sunday and Meskerem Assefa won and broke the women's course record in 2:20:36

(WLTZ) Athletics: Georgia’s Keturah Orji Named 2018 NCAA Woman Of The Year

(BA) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith Named Female Athlete Of The Year At European Athletics Awards

Athletics:Second Fastest MCM10K Finish Accomplished by D.C. Resident Event ushers in its 75,000th finisher over 13 years
Athletics:Second Fastest MCM10K Finish Accomplished by D.C. Resident Event ushers in its 75,000th finisher over 13 years

Athletics:Top Female Finisher Earns Second MCM Title
20,700 Crossed the Finish Line at the United States Marine Corps War Memorial

(Washington Post) Athletics: Local man wins 2018 Marine Corps Marathon; 2015 winner takes women’s division

Athletics: More Than 6,000 Registered Runners Converge In Downtown LA For The 2018 United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon
Sergio Reyes (Palmdale, Calif.) takes top spot in the half marathon while Rachel Miura (Los Angeles, Calif.) finishes first in women’s race

(AW) Athletics: ‘Mo just doesn’t know how to lose’, says Paula Radcliffe
World record-holder’s praise for Mo Farah’s Chicago Marathon ‘perfection’, her pride at the work being done by husband Gary Lough and why she feels the multi gold medallist can still go faster on the track

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Mixed results for Kenyan athletes in marathon races abroad

(The Star) Athletics: Pomp and glamour at Stan Chart race

(NBC Washington) Athletics; Scenes From the 43rd Marine Corps Marathon
Tens of thousands of runners, hand cyclists and supporters turned out for the 43rd running of the Marine Corps Marathon

(Independent.IE) Athletics: No short cuts allowed if you're in for the long run

Athletics: Kelkile Gezahegn triumphs, Meskerem Assefa breaks women’s Course Record in windy Frankfurt
Runner-up last year, this time the number one: the Ethiopian Kelkile Gezahegn won the 37th edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon in cool and at times extremely windy conditions in 2:06:37.

(NY Times) Athletics: Who Says Allie Kieffer Isn’t Thin Enough to Run Marathons?
Success that shows we might be able to achieve even more when we break all the rules

(The Guardian) Athletics: Meet the marathon cheats
As runners get ready for next Sunday’s New York Marathon, we look at what makes a person claim a medal when they haven’t gone the full distance

(RTE) Athletics: Ethiopian duo Asefa Bekele and Mesera Dubiso the winners at the 2018 Dublin Marathon
(Fast Running) Mick Clohisey and Lizzie Lee win national titles at Dublin Marathon

(STA) Athletics: Ethiopian Lemma Kasaye wins Ljubljana Marathon with new track record

(Jamaica Gleaner) Athletics: It's Miller time - Bahamian speedster thrilled with dominant season

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kiprop, Chepkoech clinch Standard Chartered Marathon titles
Abraham Kiptum shatters World Half Marathon record
History-girl Aiyabei retains women's half marathon

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Athlete rose from the slopes of Mt Kenya to world prominence

Mainova Frankfurt Marathon _ Germany

Marine Corps Marathon - Washington, DC

Rattle Me Bones Run - Ottawa, ON

Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon - Kenya

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

(The Telegraph) Drugs in Sport: Exclusive Laura Muir interview: 'Athletes feel let down by decision to let Russia back in'

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Elite athletes eyeing StanChart Marathon glory

(The Conversation) Drugs in Sport: Athletes are rightly concerned about lifting Russia’s doping ban

(Lohud) Athletics: Tuohy, Guerci win individual titles; NR, Pearl River get team wins

(ITU) Triathlon: Ai Ueda produces a powerful victory in Tongyeong
Max Studer sprints to his first World Cup victory in Tongyeong

(Runner's World) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge Wins Person of the Year Award From United Nations Kenya
The marathon world record holder is also a finalist for the IAAF’s annual award

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Emily Infeld Interview
Emily Infeld joins me on the show today for a second time! Emily is a 2016 Olympian in the 10K and a 2015 World Championships Bronze Medalist. She runs for the Bowerman Track Club and is coming back to race strong after battling a nerve injury this past spring. Emily will be competing in the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K and USATF Championship in NYC marathon weekend next Saturday as her first race back

(EA) Athletics: Mayer and Asher-Smith crowned European Athletes of the Year in Lausanne

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Shambolic Athletics World Cup lost over £1million
* UK Athletics is in turmoil due to row between governing body and home nations
* It is expected to descend further into crisis with confirmation of World Cup cost
* Senior officials are bracing themselves for the publication of annual accounts
* World Cup was held on same weekend as FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon finals

(Irish Times) Athletics: Ian O'Riordan - 10 reasons why I’m not running the Dublin Marathon
Memories of marathons far and wide come flooding back - but my final race isn’t run yet

(The Star) Athletics: Ndiwa is favourite: Kenyan out to stop Bahrain’s Cheroben who is targeting fourth win

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Weekend Preview - 2018 NCAA DI Conference Championships

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: WADA claims "politically motivated group of detractors" is undermining its programme
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), widely criticised over its decision to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and the alleged "bullying" that took place during the Executive Committee meeting which reached that decision, claims its programme is being destabilised by a "small, politically motivated group of detractors"

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

Athletics: Frankfurt Marathon aims for new Heights with Strength in Depth
Frankfurt this year especially is rich in running talent with 14 men who have broken 2:10 and ten women with personal bests of sub-2:25, making the latter field among the strongest in the event’s 37-year history

(NBC) Athletics: Caster Semenya talks 800m world record, goals, meeting LeBron James

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Assured Saina relishing fight in Frankfurt

(AaAF) Athletics: Cheroben targetting fourth title at Valencia Half Marathon

(Borkena) Drugs in Sport; Ethiopian Athletics Federation suspended two athletes for doping

(ESPN) Cycling: Tour de France 2019 to start in Brussels as race route revealed

(Fresno Bee) Drugs in Sport: Portugal’s anti-doping lab loses official status

(The Star) Athletics: AK raise the bar - Athletics body pick 130 officials for StanChart Marathon as they seek to join elite league

(The Independent) Drugs in Sport: ‘We were children of our time’: Lance Armstrong’s former team manager Johan Bruyneel banned for life
Bruyneel admitted to ‘actions I now deeply regret’ while director of the US Postal Service and Discovery Channel teams for whom Armstrong won seven now-discredited Tours de France between 1999 and 2005

(AA) Athletics: 3,500 foreigners to run in Vodafone Istanbul Marathon
Runners from over 100 countries to participate in world’s only transcontinental marathon

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

Athletics: The Ten Basic Laws Of Running
Excerpted from Daniels’ Running Formula, Third Edition, by Jack Daniels

(Runner's World) Athletics: Connect With Runner’s World at the New York City Marathon
We’re back again with NYRR and our other partners to bring you some of the best events during Marathon Week and Weekend

Athletics: Three of the world's greatest runners to join at Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & Half-Marathon
Three-time Olympic Champion Tirunesh Dibaba will race competitively
Last two American Boston Marathon Champions, Meb Keflezighi and Des Linden, to host race weekend

Athletics: Credit Union Miracle Day Inc. Extends Sponsorship of Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Through 2021
Agreement Marks 20 Years of Continuity in Title Sponsorship for "The Runner's Rite of Spring®"

Athletics: Mainova Frankfurt Marathon set for Sunday
Arne Gabius and Katharina Heinig say they are ready to race

(ITU) Triathlon: Edmonton joins the ITU Mixed Relay Series in 2019

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Shannon Rowbury - Imagining More
Carrie chats with Shannon Rowbury, one of the most decorated middle distance runners in US history. They discuss Shannon’s new baby Sienna, her comeback, the power of women, and her famous pink lipstick!

(RT) Athletics: Japanese runner crawls to the line after fracturing leg in marathon relay

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Former champion eyes glory at Stanchart Marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Weekend Preview - 2018 NCAA DI Conference Championships

(CitiusMag) Athletics: llie Kieffer on Returning to NYC Marathon, Discussing Body Image Talk

(The Independent) Drugs in Sport: Russian athlete banned for four years after testing positive for cocktail of four different drugs
Russia's track and field federation said four other athletes have been banned too
(BBC) Russian hammer thrower Tatyana Kachegina banned for four years
A Russian hammer thrower has been banned for four years after testing positive for a cocktail of four different drugs, says Associated Press

(NYRR) Athletics: Deena Kastor, Peter Ciaccia, Edith Wolf Hunkeler, Martin Lel, Allison Roe, and Don Kardong to be honored by New York Road Runners on November 1 during TCS New York City Marathon Race Week
Abebe Bikila Award to be presented to American record-holder Deena Kastor and legendry running writer Don Kardong will be awarded the George Hirsch Journalism Award
Peter Ciaccia, Edith Wolf Hunkeler, Martin Lel, and Allison Roe to be inducted into NYRR Hall of Fame
Public ceremony to honor inductees and award winners to take place at the TCS New York City Marathon Pavilion in Central Park on November 1 at 4:00 p.m.

(USA Today) Drugs in Sport: Final justice handed down in Lance Armstrong doping scandal

(Bicycling) Drugs in Sport: New Findings Just Might Foil Blood Dopers Once and for All
Scientists crack the code for red blood cell aging, setting the stage to detect self-transfusions

(Toronto Star) Athletics: An inspiring Canadian marathon record

(ITU) Triathlon: World Cup tour returns to Tongyeong for the penultimate race of 2018

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Chebet reveals Frankfurt Marathon intention

Athletics: Women’s Running Icon Appearing at 43rd Marine Corps Marathon Press Conference
MCM Press Conference to be held on Friday, Oct 26 at Gaylord National

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2018 NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll - Week 4
2018 NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll - Week 4

(The Star) Athletics: Stan Chart off target - Nairobi Marathon yet to hit the 25,000 runners with three days to go

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Introducing The Cross Country Rating Index For NCAA Division I

(The Star)Athletics: Kip feted again - World marathon record holder Kipchoge named the UN Person of the Year

(France24) Drugs in Sport: Drechsler recruits expert to clear her name of Stasi link

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Marine Corps Marathon Health & Fitness Expo Presented by Cigna
Award Winning "Best in Show" Expo in National Harbor from Oct 26-27

Athletics: BMW Dallas Marathon Announces Dallas Running Co. As Official Sponsor
Local marathon partners with community wellness leader and fitness retailer

(Ekathimerini) Athletics: Kipkorir decides to focus on Athens Marathon, targeting the podium

(NBC) Athletics: Galen Rupp to miss spring marathon season after foot surgery
(Oregon LIve) Distance runner Galen Rupp undergoes foot surgery, won't run a spring marathon

(Track & Field News) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge Reflects On His World Record Run

(TrackTownUSA) Athletics: Alexi Pappas - Lessons learned from my first marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics: Des Linden Won Boston After a Decade of Close Calls—But She’s Not Done Yet
Her big win only stoked the fire for more. Now she's changed her training and believes her fastest days are still ahead

(GlobeRunner) Athletics: Happy Birthday Horst
I’ve written about Horst Milde and his impact on the running community in Berlin, then Germany, then across the world a couple of times in the past

(Running USA) Athletics: Atlanta Track Club Announces New Race on 2020 Olympic Team Trials - Marathon Course
Registration for Road to Gold: A 2020 Atlanta Trials Test Event Opened Today

(NY Times) Health and Fitness: Even a 10-Minute Walk May Be Good for the Brain
Ten minutes of mild exercise can immediately alter how certain parts of the brain communicate and coordinate with one another and improve memory function

(Running USA) Athletics:Denver Welcomes 8,000 Runners for 2018 Rock 'n' Roll Denver Half Marathon

(Runner's World) Athletics: Des Linden's Tips for Outsmarting the Marathon
The 2018 Boston champ used these mental strategies to defeat the distance

(Daily Nation) Drugs in Sport: Drug cheats, imposters put on notice ahead of Nairobi Marathon

(The National) Athletics: Muir targets '10 to 15' years in the fast lane of athletics
She may have banked a degree in veterinary science from Glasgow University over the summer, but golden girl Laura Muir is in middle-distance running for the long haul.

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Eliud Kipchoge named UN Personality of the Year

(IAAF) Athletics: High and low - Aisha Praught Leer

(Medium) Athletics:When Your Heroes Overstay Their Welcome
Maybe it’s time for Kenenisa Bekele to exit stage left

(The Star) Athletics: Kip favoured - World marathon record holder headlines IAAF award nominees

(CBC) Athletics: Former Canadian-record holder praises Cam Levins' inspiring marathon
Jerome Drayton says longstanding mark 'should have been gone about 30 to 40 years ago'

(Runner's World) Athletics: University of Utah Runner Shot and Killed on Campus
Lauren McCluskey, a senior student-athlete, was found deceased in a parked car

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(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Olympic medallists continue to rally to support of Scott as pressure grows on World Anti-Doping Agency to conduct inquiry into bullying claim
Australia’s four-times Olympic race walk medallist Jared Tallent has declared the governance of the World Anti-Doping Agency, which last month controversially decided to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), as "not fit for purpose"

(Globe and Mail) Athletics: Jerome Drayton says ‘it’s about time’ someone beat his 43-year-old Canadian marathon record

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Cam Levins was patient, and it paid off
Cam Levins was patient through his race on Sunday, and was patient through his running set backs over the past three years. All of that culminated in a Canadian marathon record

Athletics: Road Racing Star Stephen Sambu and Top U.S. Marathoner Kellyn Taylor Headline Deep Fields at 2018 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler
Top international field expected to compete for prize purse of $26,200 on Sunday, November 4

(Competitor) Athletics: New Balance Just Became the Face of Women’s Sprinting in the U.S.

(VeloNews) Cycling: Is the Tour de France in trouble?
Reckless fans, disappointing TV ratings, and controversy marred the 2018 Tour. We go inside the challenges facing cycling's biggest race

(Sky SPort) Drugs in Sport: British Olympian Kelly Sotherton still feels cheated because of doping rivals

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Heroic welcome for Amsterdam Marathon winner

(Inside the Games) Olympics: Bach right to declare Buenos Aires 2018 a success but future of the Youth Olympics no clearer than before

(EA) Athletics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen set to defend U20 title in Tilburg

(IAAF) Athletics: Jos Hermens’ story behind the picture - remembering Abebe Bikila

(Economic Times) Athletics: If you want to be no.1, train like no. 2: Sanya Richards-Ross>A?

(NBC) Athletics: Matthew Centrowitz eyes American record after bounce-back year
Olympic 1500m champion Matthew Centrowitz sat down for a Q&A last month at the end of a season in which he reclaimed the U.S. title (his fifth career) and grabbed his first Diamond League win. Centrowitz, after a 2017 plagued by health setbacks, is looking forward to chasing the American record in the 1500m, a repeat Olympic title in Tokyo and, possibly, moving up in distance …

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

(Inside the Games) Athletics: SSemenya heads nominations for IAAF Female World Athlete of the Year award

(Detroit Free Press) Athletics: Christopher Chipsiya wins men'sDetroit Marathon
Lioudmila Kortchaguina wins women's full again

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(The Undefeated) Athletics: 50 years after Olympic protest, the activist message should not be commercialized
At what cost do we weaken social justice movement with advertising?

(Washington Post) Drugs in Sport; WADA says Russia critics harming doping fight

(Daily Mail) Athletics: 'Part of me does miss the track so it depends on what my coach says': Mo Farah remains open-minded about track return for world championships
* Mo Farah admitted he misses the track and may return to the discipline in future
* He won the Chicago marathon in October to further validate decision to switch
* But he has not confirmed what event he'll contest at 2019 world championships

(Fast Running) Athletics: Chris Thompson ready for a marathon size bite out of the Big Apple
The distance running ace chats about the upcoming New York City Marathon, his desire to give back to the next generation, and the oddest prize he has ever won

Athletics: Mile-High City Welcomes More Than 8,000 Registered Runners For 2018 Rock ‘N’ Roll Denver Half Marathon
Charles Wanjiku (Boulder, Col.) takes top spot in the half marathon while Nell Rojas (Boulder, Col.) finishes first in women’s race

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith up for IAAF award after setting world leading times in 100m, 200m and relay this year
* Dina Asher-Smith is on shortlist for Female World Athlete of the Year award
* Her achievements have been recognised by athletics' world governing body
* Nafissatou Thiam and Caster Semenya are also in the running for gong

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Radcliffe slams IOC response after Scott bullying allegations over RUSADA reinstatement
Women's marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe has described the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) response to Beckie Scott’s claim she was bullied for campaigning to stop the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) being reinstated by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as "particularly concerning"

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Organisers make key changes for StanChart Nairobi Marathon

(Deccan Chronicle) Athletics: MO Farah Hints At 2019 Track Return At The Doha WC

(Irish Times) Athletics: Jimmy Reardon - Ireland's original running pioneer
Seventy years ago he blazed a trail by heading to Villanova to open up a new front for Irish athletes

(Track & Field News) Athletics: Hurdle Ace Tia Jones Is Chasing Herself
The biggest domestic win for AOY runner-up Tia Jones was the national Junior title

Athletics: Fartlek - Eliud Kipchoge
This is an excerpt from the Eliud Kipchoge book

(Donga-A-Ilbo) Athletics: Kenya’s Cheboror wins 2018 Gyeongju International Marathon

(Outside Online) Athletics: What It Takes to Host the New York City Marathon
After 18 years of putting on the marathon show, race director Peter Ciaccia is ready to move on

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(The Star) Athletics: Jep places second - World Half Marathon record holder fails to shake off Ethiopian in New Delhi run

Athletics: Cherono wins TCS Amsterdam Marathon with stunning time breaking his own course record

(ITU) Triathlon: Yelistratova and Castro win in Salinas in emotional sprint finishes

(BBC) Athletics: Eilish McColgan wins Great South Run on her debut
Eilish McColgan followed in her mother's footsteps to win the Great South Run

(RRW) Athletics: Kipruto, Belete Prevail At Cold & Windy Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
- With temperatures only slightly above freezing and a pesky wind blowing from the northwest, Benson Kipruto of Kenya and Mimi Belete of Bahrain won the 19th Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in quick times here this morning

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Tergat promises better tidings for field athletes

(Sport24) Athletics: Marathon runner returns to reformed Ethiopia after exile

(CBC) Athletics: Cam Levins obliterates Canadian men's record in marathon debut
Clocks 2:09:22 to beat Jerome Drayton's 43-year-old mark by 47 seconds
(Globe & Mail) Cam Levins picks up bonus of $43,000 as he shatters longstanding Canadian marathon record

(Runner's World) Athletics: On Your Mark
These photos from the 2018 Penn Relays speak to the methodical, meditative, and incredibly difficult reasons we run to compete

(BBC) Athletics: McColgan and Thompson win Great South Run titles
Eilish McColgan and Chris Thompson shine at the Great South Run, with McColgan winning the elite women's race on her debut at the distance and Thompson winning the men's title in a personal best time, for the third year in a row

(Lohud) Athletics: Cross-country - Tuohy breaks own Bowdoin course record

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan Lawrence Cherono wins Amsterdam Marathon
(IAAF) Cherono clocks 2:04:06 Dutch all-comers record in Amsterdam

(NY Post) Business of Sport: Think Nike’s woke? Phil Knight’s castration of the University of Oregon might change your mind

(IAAF) Athletics: Debutante Gemechu clocks 1:06:50 course record at Delhi Half Marathon

(NYRR) Athletics: New York Road Runners Launch Registration for the 2019 United Airlines NYC Half

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Kiprotich eyes new record at Toronto Marathon

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon - ON
CBC Webcast - 08:45 AM EDT

TCS Amsterdam Marathon - Netherlands

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(The Voice) Athletics: Coe hails Bahamas' role in World Relays
The first three editions of the IAAF World Relays, in 2014, 2015 and 2017, were held in The Bahamas

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Machakos runner Muteti wins Madoka 21km race title in style

(Running USA) Athletics: 2019 Austin Marathon Introduces Olympic Trials Qualifying “B” Standard Pacing Group
Trio of runners will pace female marathoners to qualifying time

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Jeruto, Jepchirchir seal University of Eldoret X-country honours

(Runner's World) Athletics: Here’s How Elite Marathoner Taylor Ward Fits In Training Before Work
The Utah-based runner, who just finished as second American in the Chicago Marathon, shares her efficient morning routine

(IAAF) Athletics: 50 years since the day Dick Fosbury revolutionised the high jump

(Runner's World) Athletics: Des Linden and 6 Other Runners Show ‘This Is Fitness’ Can Be Pretty Damn Relatable
"Final five miles of a two-hour workout, I am unstoppable. First five minutes of a two-hour movie, I am unconscious."

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kipchoge to give evidence in fresh Rio scam investigations

(BA) Athletics: Defending Champions Thompson & Steel out to retain Great South Run titles

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Ethiopia's Liyew Kebede tops Xi'an international marathon

(Sydney Morning Herald) Athletics: After 50 years, Australia's last male Olympic track champion still holding the baton

(Outside Online) Athletics: How Runner Allie Kiefer Is Fueling to Win
This video from Nine Mind Asylum and Kettlebell Kitchen features runner Allie Kiefer’s focus on nutrition in an effort to qualify for the 2020 Olympics

(Lindsey Hein) Athletics: Scott Fauble Interview
Scott Fauble joins me on the show today! Scott runs for HOKA NAZ Elite and is currently training for the TCS New York City Marathon. This will be his second marathon- he debuted last fall with the 12th fastest American Debut ever in 2:12:35 at the Frankfurt Marathon

(Evening Times) Athletics: Hundreds back bid for return of Glasgow marathon

(Reuters UK) Drugs in Sport: WADA not fit for purpose and should be replaced - Thompson

(Futurity) Drugs in Sport: New method flags athletes who dope blood
Scientists have found a way to help sporting officials detect whether an athlete is guilty of blood doping - infusing their own stored blood to maximize competitive performance

(ESPN) Triathlon: This Is Iron Sarah
The Ironman World Championship is grueling at best, but that hasn't deterred amputee Sarah Reinertsen. The 43-year-old went back for her third race in 14 years, and, well, third time's a charm

(BBC) Athletics: Darren Campbell meets Dina Asher-Smith
Darren Campbell sits down with Dina Asher-Smith to reflect on her incredible summer where she won three gold medals at the European Championships. Asher-Smith also discusses the injury that nearly ruled her out of the games, dealing with fame and why London 2012 was so inspirationa

(CTV) Athletics: Finally healthy, Levins will make long-awaited marathon debut in Toronto

(Asian Age) Athletics: Dibaba targets gold at Tokyo
Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba has bagged three Olympic gold medals in the long distance track events

(Tempo Journal) Athletics: In It For The Long Run
Alice Wright is stepping up to the marathon

(Run Culture) Athletics: HOKA ONE ONE Coach Ben Rosario

(BBC) Women in Sport: Karen Carney - Sports stars react to social media abuse
"You just don't understand what possesses people to think and actually write those things."

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(RRW) Athletics: Canadian Marathon Record Within Levins's Grasp On Sunday In Toronto
Oddly elusive, Jerome Drayton's Canadian marathon record of 2:10:09 has stood for nearly 43 years
(ESW) Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Race Week Schedule

(Deccan Chronicle) Women in Sport: Sanya Richards Hope Iaaf Finds A Fair Solution For Semenya Issue
Richards backed IAAF’s push to change the rule and nullify the advantage the South African gets due to naturally elevated testosterone levels.

(CBC) Athletics: Thousands set to run 'bigger, better' Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Coolsaet returns, Kiprotich 1st Olympic champion in race and Rono, Sexton try to defend titles

(Runner's World) Athletics: Delhi Pollution Once Again Sparks Controversy for Half Marathon
Around 35,000 runners are expected to participate this fall, despite warnings from health and environmental experts

(IAAF) Athletics: Rono and Megra will find Toronto title defences challenging

(Spikes) Athletics: Off-Season, On Duty
Off-season looks different for every athlete. A lot of people saw me walk the runway at Paris Fashion Week recently. What many didn’t see is that a week prior I was in Lebanon on my first mission in the field as an ambassador for UNICEF. I spent two days meeting with local children and refugees and visiting all the projects UNICEF is involved in to help the community there

(IAAF) Athletics: Bekele to battle Cherono, Defar to debut in Amsterdam

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: TCS Amsterdam Marathon: will Bekele break the world record?
Those willing to get up early enough might witness history being made as Bekele contests Kipchoge's world record at Amsterdam

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Ed Moses: Two-time Olympic champion says he was told to 'shut up' at Wada meeting

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(CBC) Athletics:Cam Levins eager for marathon debut in Toronto after long road back from surgery
Former Canadian-record holder had 'very serious doubts' about resuming running career

Athletics: BMW Dallas Marathon Announces Garmin® as Official Sponsor
Local marathon collaborates with global leader in fitness technology

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Tina Muir - Be The Bridge
Carrie welcomes Tina Muir back to the show. They discuss a wide range of topics, but most importantly, they discuss the journey that led to Tina’s newborn daughter Bailey!

(Competitor) Athleitcs: Sydney Devore Ready For Her First Marathon As A Pro

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon: elite race preview
This year's STWM brings a particularly exciting elite field of Canadian and international marathoners

(Toronto Star) Athletics; Money has helped bring down the times of elite marathoners

(Runner;s World) Women in Sport: Caster Semenya’s Pro Eligibility Is Still In Question. Here’s Why That’s Total Bullshit
A regulation banning athletes with naturally high testosterone is justified by a lone study with flawed data. So why hasn’t the rule been thrown out?

(IAAF) Athletics: The perfect jump: Beamon's 8.90m celebrates its 50th anniversary

(Fast Running) Athletics: Seven alternatives to the London Marathon
The post has come and it’s not good news. You’ve been refused entry to the London marathon once again. But not all is lost. Here are seven alternative races from Fast Running

(Outside Online) Athletics: Did a Gene Mutation Help Humans Become Super Runners?
A tweak to the CMAH gene could be key to humans' running superiority

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Cross country key to excelling in track races

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport: Russian Anti-Doping Agency confident they will pass latest WADA compliance audit
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is set to carry out a review of the progress made by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in December following the controversial decision to lift a ban on it, they have announced

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Jepkosgei back in training, eyes World Championships in Doha

Athletics: Long Run - Eliud Kipchoge
This is an excerpt from the Eliud Kipchoge book

(USATF) Athletics: Stark YOG gold earns her USATF Athlete of the Week

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: Pace-setter Gachaga now wants the real deal

Athletics: Brooks Launches Adrenaline GTS 19 Featuring Innovative New GuideRails Support System
The updated GuideRails system delivers smart support that focuses on stability at the most injury-prone part of a runner’s body, the knee

Athletics: Registration period for the 2019 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is on
The results of the drawing will be announced between November 29 and December 3, 2018

((Running USA) Athletics: Nine Olympians to Headline 2018 USATF 5 km Championships at Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K
Matthew Centrowitz, Paul Chelimo, Shadrack Kipchirchir, Amy Cragg, Emily Infeld and Lauren Paquette to compete at USATF 5K Championships during TCS New York City Marathon race week; Abbott to return as title partner of the USATF 5 km Championships and Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K through 2021

(BBC) Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith on the fast times and fashion high-times of 2018
The pundits, previews and predictions were certain. Based on the form lines and her eye-watering times, Dina Asher-Smith was European 100m champion before she even stood on the startline in Berlin this summer

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Korir hopes for big break in Amsterdam

(CBC) Athletics: The next Damian Warner? Why not?
'From just being a pretty good local athlete to competing against the best in the world'

(NY Times) Running: A Device That Makes Running Faster and Easier
Men reduced the energy cost of their running by about 8 percent when they wore the new contraption

(This Day Live) Women in Sport: Testosterone Rules Put Semenya in Cooler

(The Independent) Drugs in Sport: Usain Bolt’s entitled reaction to his drugs test unfairly damages trust in anti-doping agencies
Just like Serena Williams’ outburst earlier this year, having the greatest athletes on the planet question why they are being drugs tested does nothing to promote the clean sport that they preach about

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Cherono relishing Bekele challenge in Amsterdam

(Capital FM) Athletics: Chepkoech belatedly named August Sports Personality
Kipchoge wins Sep Sports Personality award

(Daily Mail) Women in Sport: IAAF delay 'Semenya Rule' limiting testosterone levels in female athletes after legal challenge by South African
* The IAAF have pushed back the introduction of the controversial 'Semenya Rule'
* The new rule would require athletes to have testosterone below a certain level
* Caster Semenya has launched a legal challenge, delaying the process
* IAAF president Lord Coe said the process has been pushed back by five months

(Capital FM) Athletics: MPs urge pardon for legend Keino in Rio Olympics scam

(The Star) Athletics: Kipchoge wins award: World marathon record holder and Chepkoech voted best

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(IAAF) Women in Sport: Stay of regulations to suppress testosterone levels agreed by IAAF in exchange for expedited CAS hearing
(BBC) Caster Semenya could miss most of 2019 as testosterone rules delayed

(SGB Media) Multisport: Asics To Operate New Low-Oxygen Training Center

Athletics: Athens Marathon. The Authentic set for 11th November
Athens Marathon organisers present "Runners’ Forest" project after deadly fires on course

(The Morning Shakeout) Athletics: Podcast - Episode 33 with Ben Rosario
"You have to look at it like a business. What do you want the culture of your team to be? Focus on that and make sure that the people you’re working with are bought into what you’re doing. Because I’m telling you right now, you could raise Bill Bowerman from the dead and he could write your schedule, but if you don’t have the people that you’re working with believing in you, and believing in each other, and believing in what they’re doing, it’s not going to work."

(Outside Online) Athletics: RunGrl Is Making Distance Running More Diverse
With in-person events and online campaigns, these six women are creating a new space for black women in the distance-running community

(Punch) Athletics: 150,000 athletes for 2019 Lagos City Marathon

(ESPN W) Athletics: The prerace mix that gets sprinter Aleia Hobbs ready to go

(Runner's World) Athletics: Katelyn Tuohy Sets Third Course Record in 4 Weeks
The 16-year-old high school junior beat the previous best time at the Suffolk County Invitational by 53 seconds

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

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenyan runners eye breakthrough in their debut marathon in Amsterdam

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(FoxSports) Athletics: 800-meter Olympic champ Mims remains pioneer 50 years later

(The Star) Athletics: Mutuku shines: Kenyan win Poznan Marathon in Bulgaria in a course record

(SILive) Athletics: Staten Island Half-Marathon ~ NYRR Five-Borough Series 2018

(The Telegraph) Athletics: The search for the world's toughest runner - How a return to its extreme roots could herald cross-country's Olympic return

(NBC) Athletics: Sydney McLaughlin signs with New Balance

(EA) Athletics: Refugee runner Abdullahi wins the Great Birmingham Run on his half marathon debut
Kadar Omar Abdullahi, who was part of the Refugee Team at the IAAF World Championships in London last summer, made headlines in the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run, a five-star certified road race by European Athletics Running for All, on Sunday

(CBC) Athletics:Alysha Newman rediscovers her love for pole vaulting, returns from injury
'This is my life - and I'm going to kill every workout,' says Canadian-record holder

(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

( Triathlon: Lange, Ryf Rewrite the Kona Record Book
Daniela Ryf of Switzerland and Germany's Patrick Lange turn in record-setting performances en route to defending their world titles
(Runner's World) Records Go Crashing Down at Ironman World Championships
Daniela Ryf and Patrick Lange made history in the ultimate endurance test

(IAAF) Athletics: Three race records fall in wind-swept Lisbon

(The Star) Athletics: Jep faces Dibaba
Kenya’s world half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei has been added to the women’s elite field for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, brightening prospect of a mouth-watering head-to-head with three-time Olympic gold medallist Tirunesh Dibaba

(Sportschau) Olympics: Athletes should be more than political puppets in the running of sport
Olympic powerbrokers are facing growing resistance from athletes striving to have genuine influence in the organisation of sport and anti-doping. This should be encouraged rather than dismissed

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(Journal News) Athletics: Cross-country: Tuohy sets another course record, this time smashing current pro's HS time

(IAAF) Athletics: Road round-up - Tsegay and Claude-Boxberger prevail in Paris, Cheptegei triumphs in Durban

(NZ Herald) Drugs in Sport: Dame Valerie Adams rails against Russians

(IAAF) Athletics: Jepkosgei joins Delhi Half Marathon field

Athletics: Vincent Kibet causes upset, Alina Reh clocks European top time at The Bridgestone Great 10k
The Bridgestone Great 10k with 7,312 runners

(Hartford Courant) Athletics: Sinclair, Schilkowsky Marathon Winners; Cabral Takes Men's Half
(NBC Connecticut) Thousands Participate in 25th Running of Hartford Marathon

(Outside Online) Athletics: You’re Not Fast Enough to Wear Nike Vaporflys
What do your $250 sneakers say about you?

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Wood Report: Men’s Cross Country Individual Top 100 Rankings

(Reuters) Triathlon: Lange, Ryf set records with repeat wins at Ironman Triathlon

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan - preparation key as Sinead Diver romps Melbourne marathon
41-year-old knocks over six minutes off her personal best as she breaks course record
(Balls.IE) Irish-Born 41-Year-Old Wins Melbourne Marathon And $40,000
(Fast Running) Irish-born Sinead Diver wins Melbourne Marathon
The 41 year-old mother of two’s 2:25 marathon is the second fastest ever by an Irish-born female athlete

(Asian Age) Athletics: Jepkosgei to battle Dibaba at ADHM
Jepkosgei grabbed international attention on several occasions during 2017

(The Indian Express) Athletics: Galina Bukharina - The no-nonsense Russian coach behind India’s quarter-mile success
A champion athlete Galina Bukharina is currently chiselling India's relay squads. The 73-year-old Russian ensures that when it comes to discipline and a strong work ethic, she gives no quarter to the quarter-milers

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(BBC) Olympics: Kenya officials charged in Olympic corruption inquiry
Seven senior Kenyan officials will be charged over alleged corruption surrounding the 2016 Olympic Games, the country's chief prosecutor said

(Channel News Asia) Drugs in Sport: Doping agency denies trying to bully athletes' representative
The World Anti-Doping Agency denied on Friday that it had disrespected or attempted to bully athletes' representative Beckie Scott during a debate in which tensions were "running high" over a decision to reinstate Russia's anti-doping organisation

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Olympiad Kipyego to skip New York marathon due to illness

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenya's Ndungu to face strong challenge in quest for Lisbon marathon title

(SBS) Triathlon: Jones opened Aussie Kona triathlon flood
Michellie Jones' 2006 Hawaiian Ironman win sparked a golden era of success for Australia at triathlon's most famous race

(Irish Times) Athletics: 190,000 miles and counting: Frank Shorter’s extraordinary running career
At age 70, the 1972 Olympic gold winner is content with running a little slower these days

(EA) Athletics: European champion Chemtai Salpeter to contest the Florence Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: 2018 in review - middle and long distances

(CitiusMag) Athletics: Wood Report: Women’s Cross Country Individual Top 100 Rankings

(ESPN W) Athletics: Why all eyes will be on Lucy Charles at the Ironman world championships

(The Star) Athletics: Former Cherangany MP to headline elite field at Beirut Marathon

911 Run - Stittsville, ON

Eversource Hartford Marathon & Half Marathon - Hartford, CT

Ironman World Championships - Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i

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(Reuters) Athletics: Puma commemorates 'black power' salute in U.S. market push

(Irish Times) Athletics: Noel Carroll - ‘You either ran today or you didn’t’
Before Twitter, the late, great Irish runner was a master of motivational quotes

(Wired) Drugs in Sport: Dietary Supplements Can Contain Viagra, Steroids, or Worse

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: WADA - Anti-doping campaigner Beckie Scott says officials tried 'to bully' her
The chair of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (Wada) Athlete Committee says some of the organisation's most senior officials tried to "bully" her over her opposition to Russian reinstatement

(Hartford Courant) Athletics: With Three Jobs And A Baby On The Way, Ryan Smith Manages To Train For Marathons, Too

(BBC) Athletics: Colin Kaepernick's NFL protest made Black Power salute athlete Tommie Smith cry
Tommie Smith, famous for his Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics, says he cried when fellow American Colin Kaepernick protested against racial injustice and police brutality

(Competitor) Athletics: Galen Rupp - The Unlikeable Boy Next Door

(IAAF) Athletics: Amdouni looking for second Paris 20km title - weekend road running preview

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Huge field for Madoka Half Marathon

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport:Establishment of permanent CAS Anti-Doping Division ongoing with first and final verdicts on cases set to be offered
The establishment of a permanent Anti-Doping Division at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which would offer both first instance and final verdicts on cases, is currently ongoing

(IAAF) Athletics: Nassau passes the baton to Yokohama for IAAF World Relays 2019

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(BBC) Athletics: Has anything changed since Black Power salute?
Former Olympic champion Tommie Smith recalls the famous moment he raised his fist on the podium at the Mexico City Games in protest against social and racial injustice in the US - but, 50 years on, has anything changed?

(CTV) Olympics: Asper family makes largest donation ever to Canadian Olympic system

(The Guardian) Athletics: 'Drink a lot of tea': what can be learned from a Kenyan marathon great
Australian Matt Fox wanted to discover how top athletes became so good. He learnt a lot from runners such as Eliud Kipchoge

(NBC) Athletics: Jenny Simpson adapts to emerging 1500m stars in U.S., abroad

(CTolleRun) Athletics: Sarah Crouch - Feel This Moment
Carrie interviews Sarah Crouch, who was the top American female at the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. They talk about about Sarah’s build up to the 2018 Chicago Marathon, her recent surgery to remove a tumor in her quad, and (of course) her painting

(USATF) Athletics: Rice marathon record earns her USATF Athlete of the Week

(Inside the Games) Triathlon: USA Triathlon say ITU World Cup currently still going ahead despite Hurricane Michael
USA Triathlon have said the World Cup competition in Sarasota-Bradenton this weekend is currently still going ahead despite the impact of Hurricane Michael

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Elite athletes set for StanChart Marathon

(The Maneater) Athletics: Former in-state recruits come running home as transfers, thanks to Schweizer
Five of the six current transfers on the MU cross-country teams started in Missouri, committed elsewhere then transferred back as the program thrived

(220 Triathlon) Health and Fitness: Mental health: Are you exercising too much for your mind?
Moving and exercising more can be one of the most effective ways to improve our mental health, but triathletes also need to know when to slow down, writes Tim Heming

(NBC2) Athletics: Another marathon cancellation infuriates runners
Gina Mitchell is a runner, a mother and an Air Force veteran. She's also fuming after getting an email that the Fort Myers Marathon scheduled for November 4 was canceled

(CTS) Cycling: Expert Advice on Recovering After a Cycling Crash

Athletics: How to Watch the 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Running fans across the globe will once again be able to catch all the action at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon - an IAAF Gold Label Race - next Sunday, October 21

Athletics: BERLIN RUNS - The Bridgestone Great 10k on Sunday
Defending champions Mathew Kimeli and Alina Reh return for The Bridgestone Great 10k

(The Morning Journal) Athletics: U.S. Olympian returning to hometown, Elyria

(CBC) Triathlon: Canada's Sanders returns to world Ironman championship after close 2nd
Harrow, Ont., native led last year's race but was surpassed with just 2 kilometres left

(Daily Monitor) Athletics: Chesang sets eyes on full marathon after satisfactory performance in Cardiff

(France24) Athletics: 'Probably December': Coe ready for IAAF to rule on Russia return

(BBC) Drugs in Sport: Samuel Kalalei: Kenyan marathon runner receives four-year ban for doping

(NBC) Triathlon: Sarah True, after post-Rio suicidal thoughts, tackles Ironman Kona

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Financial boost for Nyeri memorial race

(The Scotsman) Athletics: Brendan Foster disappointed cross country event is leaving Edinburgh
Brendan Foster’s curriculum vitae is rich and impossibly varied. An Olympic medallist with a European title to boot. A lengthy spell as a BBC commentator whose Geordie tones were the accompaniment to many a British victory on the international stage. Now 70, his greatest legacy might be the events company that grew out of the Great North Run, a vehicle for millions to hit the streets in the cause of fitness, fun or financing a charitable cause

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(Star-Tribune) Athletics: Mayo Clinic expert on world-record athletes says a sub-2-hour marathon is possible
Michael Joyner has been called "one of the world's most widely cited experts on the limits of human performance."

(Sport24) Athletics: 'Overdue' statue for Australia 'Black Power' sprinter

(Reuters UK) Athletics: Indian doctors urge delay of Delhi marathon as pollution surges

(VeloNews) Drugs in Sport: Ullrich opens up, apologizes about substance abuse
The 1997 Tour de France champion has spent several weeks at rehab facilities in Germany and the United States.

(NY Times) Health and Fitness:Vigorous Exercise, Even a Trek Up Everest, May Be Safe During Pregnancy
New research undercuts widely held beliefs about strenuous physical training and pregnancy

(Daily Nation) Athletics: World Record-thirsty Brigid Kosgei returns from Chicago

(AA) Athletics: 30,000 to run in transcontinental Istanbul marathon
Runners from over 100 countries to participate in 40th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon

(The Star) Athletics: Kipsang and Edna Kiplagat keen on New York despite running in Berlin last month

(BerNews) Athletics: USATF Chooses Bermuda For Athlete Summit

(RRW) Athletics: With 26 Days To Go, Flanagan & Linden Focused on TCS NYC Marathon
Over the past year Shalane Flanagan and Desiree Linden have redefined what an American marathoner can achieve

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(Daily Nation) Athletics: IAAF to inspect Nairobi for World U-20 Championships

(NBC) Athletics: Shalane Flanagan to race New York City Marathon as if it’s her last (again)

(Phil Maffetone) Athletics: The carbo-loading question: Who should avoid it?
Most people are familiar with the notion that increasing carbohydrate intake before competition can increase energy stores. But for some there may be real dangers to carbo-loading. Here are eight good reasons to question this time-honored but potentially damaging tradition

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF Nationality Review Panel clears eight athletes to compete under new flags

(Outside Online) Drugs in Sport: Surveying the Drug Habits of Ultrarunners
A new study explores attitudes toward performance-enhancing drugs in the ultrarunning world

(Daily Nation) Athletics: We need to do more for our world-beaters

(Des Moines Register) Women in Sport: Announcer mocks women at Iowa City Jingle Cross event, cyclist and organizers say

(RRW) Athletics: Sisson Wins Reebok Boston 10-K For Women
Emily Sisson of Providence, R.I., won yesterday's 42nd Reebok Boston 10-K, the re-branded Tufts Health Plan 10-K for Women, in cloudy and cool conditions

(Runner's World) Athletics: Meb Keflezighi Is Running the NYC Marathon—But Will He Make a Run for the Tokyo Olympics?
After retiring from competition last fall, the four-time Olympian admits he’s still intrigued by a fifth Games

(EA) Athletics: Farah - "I think low 2:04, high 2:03 is possible."

(IAAF) Athletics: Neil Loft’s story behind the picture of three middle-distance legends

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

(Times Colonist) Athletics: Daniel Kipkoech wins Victoria marathon for fifth time

(The Guardian) Athletics: Mo Farah’s coach hints at 2019 track return after Chicago marathon win
Lough says Farah may consider return at world championships - ‘What he runs at the world championships hasn’t been decided’
(The Telegraph) Mo Farah’s coach suggests Olympic great could make track return for 2019 World Championships
(Daily Mail) Mo Farah eyes comeback on the track after claiming first marathon win in Chicago and new European record
* Farah could make a shock return at the World Championships in Doha next year
* The 35-year-old reached another career milestone in Chicago on Sunday
* He broke the European record in winning the Chicago Marathon

(The Star) Athletics: Choge defies strong opposition to win Kosice Marathon

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(Boston Globe*) Athletics: Emily Sisson sets US 10K record in winning Reebok Boston race

(Runner's World) Athletics: Chicago Runners Attempt Eliud Kipchoge’s World Record Marathon Pace
One oversized treadmill, 13 miles per hour, multiple DNFs

(Outside Online) Multisport: Climate Change Is Already Shaping the Way We Race
Your next event can tell us a lot about the warming planet

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: Putting Northern Arizona’s Lengthy Reign Into Perspective

(ITU) Triathlon: Young Kiwi McCullough claims gold at the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics

(ESW) Triathlon: Top Athletes From Across the Globe Head to the Island Of Hawai`I To Compete at the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship Brought To You By AmazonM.A<
Approximately 2,500 athletes to converge in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on Saturday, October 13 to race and celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the original IRONMAN event

(Fast Running) Athletics: Mo Farah sets European record to win Chicago Marathon
Farah runs superbly in only his third marathon as Brigid Kosgei wins the women’s race in Chicago

Athletics: Application Period for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Opens October 23, 2018
Registration will be conducted through a system of guaranteed entry options (starting October 23) as well as through a non-guaranteed entry drawing

(Inside the Games) Athletics:IAAF release new regulations and launch Platinum Label for road races
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has revealed new regulations for IAAF label road races in the hope it will improve the quality of events

(NBC) Athletics: Joan Benoit Samuelson finishes Chicago Marathon, 34 years after Olympic gold

(VMLM) Athletics:Virgin Money London Marathon 2019 ballot results announced

(The Slovak Spectator) Athletics: Košice Marathon results in several personal records
The 95th year of the International Peace Marathon, now also part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM), saw several personal records including that for best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda

(The Guardian) Athletics: Laura Muir - ‘I don’t like taking anything. I don’t even drink coffee’
The middle-distance runner and qualified vet says she would readily be drug-tested every day and believes she can win at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020

(The Star) Athletics: Jepkosgey, Kiptum sparkle at Family Bank Half Marathon >BR>
(The Onion) Athletics: Study - 83% Of Marathon Spectators Only Attend For Sick Thrill Of Watching Fellow Man Suffer

Athletics: Sir Mo Farah & Brigid Kosgei Race to Swift Victories at the 41st Annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Manuela Schär takes first Chicago Marathon victory in women’s wheelchair and University of Illinois’ own Daniel Romanchuk wins for the men

Athletics: Victor at Last: Kenya’s Elisha Barno Wins Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Sinke Biyadgilgn tops Women’s Field, Kipchirchir and Hall Defend USATF 10 Mile Titles

(Runner's World) Athletics: ‘Sir Mo’ Wins the Chicago Marathon, Says He Can Go Faster
After taking his first marathon victory, the new European record holder sees room for improvement

(Runner's World) Athletics: How Extraordinary Runners Finished This Year’s Chicago Marathon
From several triple-digit marathoners to a legend finishing with her daughter, we tracked some incredible athletes through the 41st annual event

(Irish Examiner) Athletics: wo half marathon runners die after collapsing at finish line in Cardiff

Boston 10K for Women - Boston, MA

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(Capital FM) Athletics: Kosgei sets new PB to win Chicago Marathon
Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei raced away to an incredible win at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, shedding off nearly two minutes off her personal best to win the race in two hours, 18 minutes and 25 seconds

(Tri247) Athletics: 2:36:23 for the Gwen Jorgensen at Bank of America Chicago Marathon

(Mirror) Athletics: Sir Mo Farah wins Chicago Marathon to vindicate his decision to swap track for road racing
"It is amazing to cross the line first. The conditions weren't great. But overall I'm very happy with it"

(ITU) Triathlon: South African Amber Schlebusch is the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympics champion

(USATF) Athletics: Four American women finish in top 10 at Chicago Marathon

(RRW) Athletics: Farah, Kosgei Take Chicago Marathon Titles In Rainy Conditions
The 35 year-old Farah clocked 2:05:11 in only his third completed marathon, smashing the European record of 2:05:48 set by Norway's Sondre Nordstad Moen in Fukuoka last December

(The Guardian) Athletics: Mo Farah wins first marathon title with dramatic victory in Chicago
Farah burst clear of Ethiopia’s Mosinet Geremew - British runner sets new European record
(NBC) Athletics: Mo Farah claims first marathon win in Chicago
Great Britain's Mo Farah claimed his maiden marathon win in only his third race with victory in Chicago
(BBC) Mo Farah claims first marathon win in Chicago
(Evening Standard) Mo Farah wins 2018 Chicago Marathon to claim first major marathon title
(CBC) Mo Farah sets new European record in Chicago Marathon win
4-time Olympic champ shatters previous mark by 37 seconds

(USATF) Athletics: Kipchirchir, Hall Kick to Repeat Victories at the USATF 10 Mile Championships

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Katelyn Tuohy shatters another cross-country course record by over a minute
Tuohy broke the course record at New Balance Shore Coaches Invitational by over a minute completing the 5,000m race in 16:21

(Daily Nation) Athletics: 'Underdog' Chumba fancies his chances in Chicago

(BBC) Athletics: Cardiff Half Marathon 2018 - Jack Rayner wins inaugural Commonwealth Championships
Australian Jack Rayner won the 2018 Cardiff Half Marathon and inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships on Sunday

(BBC) Athletics: Great Scottish Run - Mare Dibaba wins women's event in Glasgow
Olympic marathon bronze medallist Mare Dibaba won the Great Scottish Run half-marathon, with Britain's Chris Thompson winning the men's event in Glasgow

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Jepkosgei, Kiptum triumph in Family Bank Half Marathon

(The Guardian) Athletics: Mo Farah feels no pressure before his bid to win the Chicago Marathon
Briton believes his old sparring partner Galen Rupp is a ‘different animal’ over the longer distance

(The Asian Age) Athletics: Three-time Oly champ Tirunesh Dibaba to lead field
This will be the second time Dibaba will race in India. She ran a 5000m in Hyderabad back in 2003

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Great Ethiopian Run to have 47,500 participants

(IAAF) Athletics: Road round-up: Kiplimo beats Edris at Giro al Sas

(Daily Mail) Athletics: It's dog eat dog as Mo Farah goes head to head with former training partner Galen Rupp in the Chicago Marathon
* Farah was bitten on the bum by a dog during a training run in St Moritz last year
* He was settling into his preparations for race against Rupp in Chicago on Sunday
* Farah has set his sights on competing in the Olympic marathon at Tokyo 2020

(The Telegraph) Athletics: A story of friends turned foes as Mo Farah and Galen Rupp go head to head for Chicago Marathon glory
Mo Farah narrowly avoids serious injury after being 'bitten on the bum by a dog' during training in Switzerland

Athletics: Kampf’s 5K Victory Opens 2018 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend
After a three-year hiatus, pacemakers will be back again at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon here on Sunday when the race is held for the 41st time

(Star-Tribune) Athletics: Twin Cities marathoners: How different ages prepare for 26.2 miles
It's the same 26.2 miles for everyone, but age can change the perspective and approach

(The Standard) Athletics: International marathon returns to Niagara

(Times-Colonist) Athletics: Marathon on Sunday - famous second-place Boston finish taught runner to dig deep
(CHEK) Kenyan runner aims to make history at Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon
(Canadian Running Magazine) Victoria highlights handful of Canadian marathons taking place this Thanksgiving
Victoria highlights the handful of Canadian marathon events taking place this Thanksgiving long weekend

(Runner's World) Athletics: Expert Chat - Who Will Win the Chicago Marathon?
Three Runner’s World’s writers talk race predictions for Sunday’s race in the Windy City

(USATF) Athletics: Friend-Uhl runs record road mile to earn USATF Athlete of the Week

Bank of America Chicago Marathon - IL
Runner's World Coverage

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon - BC

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(USF Dons) Athletics: American Distance Great Rowbury Joins USF Cross Country, Track Staff

(Irish Times) Athletics: Meet Citizen Runner Yuki Kawauchi, the panda suit wearing burger connoisseur
Japanese civil servant has become a cult favourite in the world of distance running

(Running USA) Athletics: Eversource Commits to Title Sponsorship of Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon Through 2022
2018 event will mark milestone 25th running on Saturday, October 13

(The Star) Athletics: Simon Mwangi bags gold in Ndakaini Marathon on fifth attempt

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Bank of Africa hosts Chicago Marathon party in Kapsabet
Who will blink first in Chicago Marathon's star-studded field?

(The Star) Athletics: Ready for Chicago - Two-time world champion Abel Kirui eager to reclaim Chicago Marathon title

(Chicago Tribune) Athletics: Chicago Marathon forecast is rain and high humidity; race officials raise alert level

(CBC) Cycling:Fear of the road overwhelms me after death of a friend
'I am angry and afraid every time I leave my house to train now'

(BBC) Athletics: Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships: Steph Twell delays honeymoon to race in Cardiff
Steph Twell has delayed her honeymoon to lead Scotland's challenge in Sunday's inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff

(IAAF) Athletics: Dibaba and Gebrhiwet added to Delhi Half Marathon fields

(EA) Athletics: Farah targeting the European record in the Chicago Marathon

(ITU) Triathlon: Young triathlon stars from all over the world ready to change the Games

(Daily Nation) Athletics: ‘I am the best in the line-up’: Kiplagat issues race warning

(Tri247) Triathlon: Lucy Gossage wins IRONMAN 70.3 Lanzarote

(The Star) Athletics: Ready for Chicago - Two-time world champion Kitui eager to reclaim Chicago Marathon title

(NY Times) Athletics: Gwen Jorgensen Tries to Solve the Marathon
The world’s top female triathlete was sick of swimming every day. Now she wants to win a marathon gold medal in Tokyo. A husband who takes care of the baby should help

(The Telegraph) Athletics: Mo Farah confirms he will compete in marathon at Tokyo 2020
(The Guardian) Mo Farah: ‘It’s similar to a fight ... I haven’t done anything to scare them
The 10-times Olympic and world champion intends to make people fear him again as he builds towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a test against the best in the Chicago Marathon

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(RRW) Athletics: With Pacemakers Back, Farah & Rupp Feeling Right At Home At Chicago Marathon
After a three-year hiatus, pacemakers will be back again at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon here on Sunday when the race is held for the 41st time

(NBC) Athletics: Galen Rupp ponders American record, finally beating Mo Farah at Chicago Marathon

(CBC) Drugs in Sport: WADA has 400 doping cases after flood of info from new whistleblowers
Anti-doping body also supports assessment that a 2016 hack of the agency was perpetrated by Russia

(Capital FM) Athletics:World Record feeling finally sinks in - Kipchoge
Just slightly over three weeks after making history by smashing Dennis Kimetto’s four-year Marathon World Record, Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge says that the feeling is dawning on him and finally, it no longer feels like a dream

(Triathlon Magazine) Athletics: Gwen Jorgensen is ready for the Chicago Marathon
Gwen Jorgensen, the 2016 Olympic Triathlon gold medallist, is set to run the 2018 Chicago Marathon. This will be Jorgensen’s first marathon since committing to professional running full-time

(Chicago Business Journal) Athletics: Nike rolls out new ads tied to Bank of America Chicago Marathon

(USATF) Athletics: Americans Rupp and Thweatt set to lead thousands through the streets of Chicago

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Elite athletes pull out of Ndakaini Half Marathon

(IAAF) Athletics: Commonwealth contenders descend on Cardiff, Kerio and Jerotich defend Kosice titles - weekend road running preview

(Artsatl) Athletics: Q&A: Gold medalist Wyomia Tyus looks back at a life in sports and protest in "Tigerbelle"

(Sowetan Live) W0men in Sport: I won't stop running any time soon - Caster Semenya

(Outside Online) Athletics: 5 Reasons to Watch the Chicago Marathon
Sunday’s race will be a treat for running fans

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Toughest call for debutant Choge, Abel Kirui on fire

(IAAF) Athletics: Past winners take on global champions and rising talents in Chicago

(Runner's World) Athletics: Facial Recognition Software Will Now Catch Marathon Cheaters in China
Bad news for anyone who was planning on swapping bibs at Hangzhou

(GlobeRunner) Athletics: #RunAndTalk
Any runner will tell you that training doesn’t just improve bodily fitness, it helps balance the mind as well

(USATF) Athletics: Hall, Kipchirchir Return to Defend Titles at USATF 10 Mile Championships

(The Star) Athletics: Stan Chart Marathon on course as 10,000 register for the race
Over 10,000 participants have so far registered for this year’s Standard Chartered Marathon slated for October 28

(USATF) Athletics: Olympic medalists Dwight Phillips, Kathy Hammond and longtime contributor Bob Hersh named to National Track & Field Hall of Fame

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(RRW) Athletics: Sunday's Chicago Marathon To Be "A Celebration of Humanity"

(The Independent) Drugs in Sport: Russia behind Fancy Bears hacks, claims UK government report
The group have carried out a range of cyber attacks including hacking Wada and the IAAF

(NY Times) Athletics: Yuki Kawauchi Is Distance Running’s Elite Oddball

Athletics: Wilson Chebet and Betsy Saina complete strong Elite Field for Frankfurt
Twelve men are included with personal bests under 2:10 while ten women have broken 2:25 in their careers

(Outside Online) Athletics: The Total Reinvention of Gwen Jorgensen
She won Olympic gold in a sport that chose her. Can she do the same in the one she truly loves?

(Irish Times) Athletics: Sonia O’Sullivan - The lure of the annual marathon
What seems like something out of the ordinary can quickly become normal

(Xinhuanet) Athletics: Kenyan marathoner Cherono to challenge Bekele in Amsterdam

(BBC) Athletics: Mahamed Mahamed - Mo Farah-inspired distance runner looking to emulate idol
Mahamed Mahamed is a distance runner with his sights firmly set on not only emulating his sporting idol's achievements, but surpassing them

Athletics: Another Mother Runners and Mindfulness Panel Headline Expo Speaker Lineup
Another Mother Runner founders Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea and a mindful running panel including author Mackenzie Havey headline the speakers’ list at the Health & Fitness Expo that kicks off Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend on October 5-6

(Runner's World) Athletics: Galen Rupp - American Record Could Go Down in Chicago
"I think I’m in great shape. I certainly think it’s a possibility."

(CBC) Athletics: Athletics Canada hands lifetime ban to former sprinter Desai Williams
Probe finds 1984 Olympic bronze medallist violated sexual harassment policy while a coach in 2010

(Fast Running) Athletics: The causes of Achilles pain

(Daily Nation) Athletics: The King is back: David Rudisha resumes training

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(The Star) Athletics: Mkungo among top runners expected at Madoka Half Marathon

(Outside Online) Women in Sport: The Condition That's Quietly Sidelining Female Athletes
For many, the female athlete triad has stood in the way of lasting success in sports, but researchers are finally starting to understand the condition better—and help women avoid the long-term consequences

(ESPN) Athletics: Dickson Chumba undaunted by strong Chicago Marathon field

Athletics: Jane Kibii and Elisha Barno Headline Fields at 37th Annual Twin Cities Marathon
Defending Champions Sara Hall and Shadrack Kipchirchir Return to Medtronic TC 10 Mile

Athletics: Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Biofreeze Announce Multi-Year Partnership
Biofreeze, a Performance Health Brand, Named "Official External Pain Reliever" of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Title Sponsor of the 27th Mile Post-Race Party

Athletics: Tsegaye Mekonnen To Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Mekonnen set an unofficial world junior marathon record in his debut - 2:04:32 at the 2014 Dubai Marathon. He was 18

(The Guardian) Multisport: How the 'natural talent' myth is used as a weapon against black athletes
Slurs and racism are routinely hurled at minority athletes, and the media often help fan the flames of abuse

(NY Times) Athletics: We Slow as We Age, but May Not Need to Slow Too Much
Although declines in running and other activities are unavoidable, they may be less steep than many of us fear

(Capital FM) Athletics: Loroupe, Tata to grace Refugee Marathon
Legends Rose Tata Muya and peace icon Tegla Loroupe are among the high-profile personalities who are expected at the inaugural Refugees Marathon to be held on Saturday, October 6 at Nairobi’s Uhuru Park grounds

(Tri247) Triathlon: Jonathan Brownlee: "I’ve had a terrible season"

(Gulf Today) Triathlon: Bigger Dubai Women’s Triathlon edition on the cards

(UWEC) Athletics: Chicago Marathon Racemaps and SLideshows

(The Star) Athletics: Karoki targets first marathon victory in Chicago on Sunday

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(Inside the Games) Women in Sport: United Nations human rights experts call IAAF's female classification ruling "unjustifiable"
Three United Nations (UN) officials described as human rights experts have written a lengthy letter to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) condemning their new female classification ruling, which could ban women athletes with high levels of testosterone

(Runner's World) Athletics: After Major Injury, Laura Thweatt Returns to the Marathon in PR Shape
She’s the best bet on the U.S. women’s side for a strong showing in Chicago

(Runner's World) Athletics: Joan Benoit Samuelson Returns to Chicago Eyeing Another Record
After several setbacks, the Olympic gold medalist and previous Chicago champ, 61, plans to dominate her new age group

(Reuters) Drugs in Sport: Molly, Sweden's anti-doping dog, gives cheats new problem to chew on

Athletics:Bank of America Chicago Marathon Surpasses Record Bringing More Than $338 Million to Chicago Economy
Event Impact Booms Across Tourism Industry, Drives Business and Job Growth

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

(BBC) Athletics: 'There was someone helping Callum Hawkins and that's why I continued' - Michael Shelley on marathon controversy
Michael Shelley says he did not stop to assist Callum Hawkins during the Commonwealth Games men's marathon because he saw the Scot being treated

(IAAF) Athletics: IAAF Inside Athletics - Paula Radcliffe

Triathlon: Rosete Wins Again At Escape To Miami Triathlon
38 Power Buddy Entries From Special Compass Allow Participants with Disabilities To Experience Thrill of Swim, Bike and Run Test .

Athletics: Exciting Features Abound at Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon This Week
10 Mile Anniversary, Free Haircuts, VIP Experience, Event App, to Enhance Event Experience

(The Morning Shakeout) Athletics: Episode 31 with Gabe and Justin Grunewald

(Medium) Athletics: The Marathon doesn’t owe you anything
So you want to race a marathon...

( Athletics: 23 facts about Eliud Kipchoge, the new world record holder and most decorated marathoner on the planet, which will blow your mind
Kipchoge clocked 2 hours 1 minute and 40 seconds (2:1:40) to smash the World Record that was previously held by Kenyan Dennis Kimeto

(Runner's World) Athletics: Here’s How to Run Your Best Chicago Marathon
Practical advice on how to set a new PR—or just have a great day—at the flat and fast race in the Windy City

(Daily Nation) Athletics: Kenyan marketers should support our stars

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(Nassau Guardian) Athletics: IAAF World Relays 2019 time frame confirmed
The Bahamas, from all appearances, definitely will bypass the wonderful opportunity to host the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) 2019 edition of the world relays

(Prensa Alatina) Athletics: Over 1,000 Foreigners Confirmed for Marabana Marathon in Cuba

Talented Field Heading to 2018 Reebok Boston 10K for Women
Experienced champions and professional debutants to square off in historic race

(Runner's Web) Athletics: Boston Marathon Chief Answers Questions About New Qualifying Standards
For the numbers geeks, Tom Grilk goes into the data behind the decision

(Daily Mail) Athletics: UK Athletics in crisis as members call for removal of chairman Richard Bowker... just 24 hours after Niels de Vos stepped down as chief executive
* EXCLUSIVE: UKA members council sent letter to board calling for Bowker exit
* But Bowker will refuse to stand down despite pressure from the home nations
* Meeting scheduled for Tuesday between board and key figures on the council

(Daily Camera) Athletics: Mike Sandrock: Cross country racing "a metaphor for life"

Athletics: Haspa Marathon Hamburg runs together with 361° in 2019
361° is one of the biggest Chinese sporting goods manufacturers and this partnership continues the expansion of its brand presence in Europe which began in 2016

(Belfast Telegraph) Athletics: Kipsang keeps his title following photo finish

(BBTM) Athletics: Herrera Wins, Lipari Defends Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour
Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 #Tour2018 GP purse; Eric Avila & Shannon Osika earn Tour Performance-of-the-Year bonus; fifth edition also featured Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” online contest at every stop

(The Star) Athletics: Kenyans rumble at Warsaw Marathon
(Daily Nation) Kenyans shine in Warsaw Marathon

(Cycling News) Cycling: Woods hangs on for bronze after cramping in final sprint
Canada's Michael Woods is making a name for himself as a world-class climber, and his latest exploits earned him a bronze medal in the elite men's race at the 2018 UCI Road World Championships in Innsbruck on Sunday

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