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News19 Apr 2021

Ten years having passed, Norway celebrates the legacy of Grete Waitz

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg will today lead her nation in marking the extraordinary life of women’s running pioneer Grete Waitz (née Andersen, 1 October 1953 – 19 April 2011) who tragically lost her life to cancer ten years ago today.

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Feature06 Nov 2020

Remembering Waitz on the anniversary of her ninth New York Marathon victory

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of Grete Waitz’s historic ninth victory at the New York City Marathon. We take a look at the significance of the moment which may never be surpassed.

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Feature26 Apr 2020

10 iconic moments from the London Marathon

Since the inaugural edition 40 years ago, the London Marathon – like most big city races – has produced many memorable moments.

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News03 Nov 1999

Waitz and Rodgers honoured ahead of New York Marathon

The race organisers on Tuesday honoured former multiple champions Bill Rodgers and Grete Waitz as the top man and woman in the race's history.

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