Linden First US Woman to Win Boston Marathon in 33 Years

By Mike Rowbottom | Desiree Linden surprisingly became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years on Monday, and Japan’s Yuki...

Sir Roger Bannister Dies at Age 88

Britain's Sir Roger Bannister, the first athlete to run a sub-four minute mile, has died at the age of 88. A statement released on behalf...

How to Safely Run in the Heat This Summer

Being an avid runner usually means that you run in all kinds of weather conditions, including cold temperatures, snow, rain, extreme humidity, fog as...

Jepkosgei Breaks Four World Records at Prague Half Marathon

Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei broke a staggering four world records with a time of 1hour 4min 52sec in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)...

Farah Signs Off Indoor Athletics Career with European 5,000m Record

Britain's four-time Olympic gold medalist Sir Mo Farah set a European record on his way to claiming 5,000 meter victory at the season-ending International...

Rowbottom: Why Nike’s New Marathon Project Could End Up Breaking More Than 2

The two-hour barrier for the marathon race has the same kind of mystique about it as did the four-minute mile before Roger Bannister became...

Olympic Champion Kipchoge Among Nike Athletes Targeting Sub Two-Hour Marathon

Nike has unveiled an ambitious new project designed to achieve the "impossible" time of a sub two-hour marathon in 2017. Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will...

Mike Rowbottom: No ‘Fiddle-Diddling’ for Ed Whitlock, the 85-Year-Old Marathon Wunderkind

If Ed Whitlock can carry on as he is for another 15 years, he will become the fastest 100-year-old marathon runner in history.It's a...

Alabama Graduate Augustus Maiyo Wins The Army Ten-Miler

Congratulations to former University of Alabama track star Augustus Maiyo for winning the Army Ten-Miler in Washington DC. The Army Ten-Miler is the second...

Qatari Survives Heat and Sand to Win Grueling Cross Country Challenge at Asian Beach...

Idriss Moussa Yousef produced a pacing masterclass to win on a day of brutal cross-country action in soaring heat at the Asian Beach Games...

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