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Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Marathon WORLD RECORD In Berlin, Runs 2:01:09!

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September 30 - October 2, 2022::
Beneva Quebec City Marathon - Quebec City, QC
    September 30, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Runner's World) Athletics: Will Emily Sisson Try for the American Record at the Chicago Marathon?
She already holds the half marathon record. Here’s what she says about her goals for October 9

(Toni reavis) Athletics: World Marathon Majors Slashes Top Prize
Let’s just cut to the chase, shall we? The Abbott World Marathon Majors just gave up, right? By announcing they have slashed their top series prize from $250,000 to $50,000, effective immediately, they’ve essentially admitted it’s over

(WA) Athletics: Mass registration opens for the inaugural World Athletics Road Running Championships in Riga

(AI) Athletics: Will Purdue, Twell, and Harvey put themselves in position for 2023 Worlds Athletics Championships on Sunday?

(USATF) Athletics: Athlete to Official: How Kara Winger Leaves Her Mark

(Runner's World) Athletics: Tracksmith launch their first running shoe
The US brand, known for their premium vintage-inspired designs, are making an intriguing move into the footwear market

(Evening Standard) Athletics: London Marathon 2022: Stars absent but deep field holds plenty of intrigue
Sunday’s London Marathon was supposed to see Mo Farah on the comeback trail in his first marathon for three years

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Farah hints he can be back next April after late drop-out from London Marathon
Sir Mo Farah, who has been obliged to withdraw from the TCS London Marathon on Sunday (October 2) because of a hip injury, has set his sights on returning for next year’s event, scheduled to return to its traditional spring timing on April 23

(InsideHook) Athletics: He’s Probably the Best Athlete Alive. Does Anyone Care?
After his world record-setting win in Berlin, Eliud Kipchoge has now won 15 marathons in 10 years

(The Star) Athletics: Rotich added to Chicago marathon field
* Rotich also bagged the 2018 Eindhoven Marathon in 2:07:32 and came home fourth in the Daegu Marathon after posting 2:07:5. In 2019, he was second in the Seoul Marathon in 2:06:12
* Other Kenyans in the field include Eric Kiptanui, winner of the Siena Marathon in Italy with a personal best of 2:05.47 and John Korir, who won the Los Angeles marathon in 2021 in 2:09:08

Beneva Quebec City Marathon Weekend - Quebec City, QC


    September 29, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(The Atlantic) Women in Sport: There’s Good Reason for Sports to Be Separated by Sex
If the practice stopped, top-level women’s sport as we know it might cease to exist

(The Independent) Athletics: ‘Anything is possible’: Eliud Kipchoge tipped to break two-hour marathon barrier
The Kenyan bettered his own world record at the Berlin Marathon last Sunday to run 2hrs 1min and 9secs

Athletics A Confident Felix Kandie Returns to TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon
A podium finish on his last visit to Toronto left such an impression on Felix Kandie that he eagerly accepted an invitation to return for the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 16th

(ABC7) Athletics: 'Disappointing': HOKA runners didn't complete full half marathon on South Side, organizers reveal

(Local3News) Athletics: Chattanooga in the running to host 2024 Olympic Marathon Trials

(Inside the Games) Athletics: Jepgkosgei set on personal best as she defends women's title in London Marathon
Joyciline Jepkosgei, who will defend her women's title in the TCS London Marathon on Sunday, is hopeful she will be able to improve upon her 2021 winning time of 2hours 17min 43sec, which was the fastest recorded last year

(CTolleRin) Athletics: Keira D’Amato – I Never Surrendered
Carrie chats with American Marathon Record Holder Keira D’Amato! Keira just ran her second fastest marathon ever at the Berlin Marathon this past weekend, and she joins Carrie to talk about her race, how she worked through some cramping issues during the middle miles, the struggles with lowering the American record, how she handles pressure and negative thoughts, the next big event on her calendar, and much more!

(ThisDayLive) Athletics: Amusan Remains Top Ranked African Athlete in New World Ranking

(WA) Athletics: 'Bullet' Fahnbulleh targets the top
It’s a now familiar sight: Joseph Fahnbulleh using his superb top-end speed to chase down his dreams on the hunt for sprint stardom

(Canadian Running Magazine) Athletics: Three runners who could threaten the two-hour marathon barrier
Breaking the two-hour barrier could happen sooner than we think

(Daily Nation) Athletics: London Marathon to host Eliud Kipchoge as special guest
* Hugh Brasher, Event Director of the TCS London Marathon, said: “We are thrilled that Eliud, our four-time champion, will be with us this weekend. He is, without doubt, the GOAT of marathon running and will be a huge inspiration to everyone taking part in the TCS Mini London Marathon on Saturday.”

(Mirror) Athletics: Mo Farah plays down retirement talk after pulling out of London Marathon through injury
Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah was set to race in his first London Marathon since 2018 but has been forced to pull out with a hip problem
(The Guardian) Mo Farah’s future in doubt after being ruled out of London Marathon by injury
Briton pulls out of race on Sunday with tightness in hip - Event has been hit by series of high-profile withdrawals


    September 28, 2022    [Links load in new window]  

(Triathlete) Triathlon" Kona Locals Ask Ironman Visitors for Respect
Ironman is back in Kona, but not everyone is happy about it. A new effort urges visiting triathletes to practice goodwill when visiting the Big Island

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Sir Mo Farah pulls out of Sunday's London Marathon due to hip injury... but four-time Olympic gold medallist, 39, plays down retirement talk by insisting he intends to race next year
* Sir Mo Farah suffered a problem to his right hip in training and will not be fit
* There were fears that the race could be the final elite-level event of his career
* However, he intends to race in 2023 when it reverts to traditional April date

(The Star) Drugs in Sport: Marathoners Korir, Saina banned for three years
* Norandrosterone is prohibited under the Anabolic Androgenic Steroids and is a non-specified substance prohibited at all times
* The duo joins the growing list of Kenyan athletes already suspended or banned this year for anti-doping violation

(AI) Athletics: Kenenisa Bekele to go for win, but not for world record at London Marathon

(USTFCCCA) Athletics: 2022 NCAA DI Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 3
2022 NCAA DI Men’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll – Week 3

(RRW) Athletics No Clear Favorite For TCS London Marathon Women's Race
With World Athletics record holder Brigid Kosgei a late scratch due to a hamstring injury, there is no clear favorite for victory for Sunday's 42nd TCS London Marathon which will be held off-cycle in October for the third consecutive year

Athletics Past and Future to Star at 40th Anniversary Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Full-Capacity Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Returns Sept. 30 – Oct 2

(ClassAction) Women in Sport: University of Central Oklahoma Hit with Title IX Class Action Over Alleged Discrimination Against Female Student Athletes

(Daily Mail) Athletics: Race director Hugh Brasher admits he'd 'absolutely love' Sir Mo Farah to end his glittering career at the London Marathon... but has urged the Brit to take inspiration from Eliud Kipchoge's world record run to delay his retirement plans
* Sir Mo Farah is set to compete in the London Marathon on Sunday
* There has been speculation that this could be Farah's final race of his career
* Race director wants Farah to end his career by competing in London
* However, he also wants Farah to put his retirement plans on hold for now
* He has urged Farah to take inspiration from Eliud Kipchoge's recent success

(Inside the Games) Drugs in Sport:Kenyan athletes Korir and Saina banned after testing positive for norandrosterone
Kenyan marathon runners Felix Kipchumba Korir and Emmanuel Saina have both received three-year bans after testing positive for norandrosterone


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October 1, 2022::
Desjardins Run to Empower 5K - Ottawa, ON

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend - Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN
October 2, 2022::
Great Scottish Run - Glasgow, Scotland

TCS London Marathon - London, UK

USATF 10 Mile Road Championships = Minneapolis, MN
October 6 & 8, 2022::
RONMAN World Championship - Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i
October 8-9, 2022::
Boulderthon Marathon - Boldr, CO
October 9, 2022::
Bank of America Chicago Marathon - Chicago, IL

General Munich Marathon - Munich, Germany
October 14-16, 2022::
Detroit Free Press Marathon - Detroit, MI
October 16, 2022::
TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon - Toronto, ON
October 22, 2022::
Women's 10K - Edinburgh, Scotland
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  WOMEN IN SPORT  
2003: Dr Richard Budgett, in which he discusses the consequences of trans women competing in women’s sport. responding to a government inquiry, Budgett, then at the British Olympic Association, states: “the effect of allowing male transsexuals to compete as women would be to make competition unfair and potentially dangerous in some sports and would undermine women’s sports.”.
2021: "Everyone agrees that trans women are women" .
2022: The science has not changed - the politics have!
June 2022: The World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe, has hailed swimming’s decision to ban transgender women from elite female competition as in “the best interests of its sport” – and hinted that track and field could soon follow suit.
July 2022: British Triathlon has announced that for athletes over the age of 12, there will be two categories; a Female Category, (for those who are the female sex at birth), and an Open Category, (for all individuals including male, transgender and those non-binary who were male sex at birth


  Book/Video/Movie of the Month - September 2022  
Oregon Running Legend Steve Prefontaine  Oregon Running Legend Steve Prefontaine

By Paul C Clerici Author, Pat Tyson (Author), Bill Dellinger (Foreword)
In the Footsteps of Oregon's beloved U.S. Olympic Athlete, Activist, and Icon
Born in the small town of Coos Bay, Oregon, Steve Pre Prefontaine's meteoric rise to cross-country and track superstardom included national recognition in high school followed by state, national, and world records. From the University of Oregon track to a fourth-place finish in the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, he never stopped striving to make his mark on the world. Even today, his name conjures up images of athleticism, activism, and charisma. While his life tragically ended in a car accident at the youthful age of 24 - at which time he owned every American record from 2,000 to 10,000 meters and two to six miles - his legacy lives on.

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