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Feature01 Sep 2020

Fast company: looking back at the 11 men who have held the one-hour world record

If Mo Farah succeeds in his bid to capture Haile Gebrselassie’s 13-year-old world one-hour record at the World Athletics Wanda Diamond League meeting in Brussels on Friday, the Briton will officially become the 12th man in history to hold the record.

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IaafNews17 Jun 2015

Former world record-holder Ron Clarke dies

The IAAF mourns the death of the famed distance runner Ron Clarke, who has died at the age of 78.

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Feature15 Jan 2015

1965: rolling thunder from Down Under

The times were changing in the 1960s. Most radically in 1968, described in one commemorative piece as “the year that changed history”.

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Feature31 Mar 1999

A dream come true

Former distance runner and world record holder Ron Clarke has established a training facility in idyllic surroundings..

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