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Performance12 Nov 2020

Five tips for a swift recovery after road races

Running a half marathon or marathon takes a lot of preparation, but have you thought about what you’ll do afterwards?

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Report08 Nov 2020

Kipyokei leads Kenyan double at Istanbul Marathon

Diana Chemtai Kipyokei and fellow Kenyan Bernard Sang took the top honours at the Istanbul Marathon on Sunday (8), winning the World Athletics Gold Label road race in 2:22:06 and 2:11:49 respectively.

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Previews06 Nov 2020

Zewdu and Chemtai lead Istanbul Marathon fields

Ethiopia's Hailu Zewdu and Diana Chemtai lead their respective fields for the Istanbul Marathon as the World Athletics Gold Label road race series resumes in Turkey's largest city on Sunday (8).

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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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News03 Nov 2020

Koech und Arusei gewinnen 25 km in Berlin mit Topzeiten

lin - Der traditionsreiche Berliner 25-km-Lauf hat an seine besten Zeiten angeknüpft und diese aus spitzensportlicher Sicht dabei sogar übertroffen. Die 29. Auflage der BIG 25 Berlin produzierte das gemessen an den Siegzeiten hochklassigste 25-km-Rennen aller Zeiten. Bei perfekten Wetterbedingungen nutzten die Kenianer Matthew Koech und Peninah Arusei die schnelle Strecke und stellten jeweils Jahresweltbestleistungen auf.

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News27 Oct 2020

Takaku, Hattori and Kawauchi lead Fukuoka Marathon entries

Organisers of the Fukuoka International Marathon have announced their elite field for the World Athletics Gold Label road race on 6 December.

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Performance24 Oct 2020

How to prepare for your debut marathon

Mara Yamauchi's five top tips for preparing for your debut marathon.

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Report11 Oct 2020

Khapilina and Sbaai break course records in Sofia

Viktoriya Khapilina and Youssef Sbaai came out on top at the Wizz Air Sofia Marathon on Sunday (11), winning the World Athletics Bronze Label road race in course records of 2:27:57 and 2:13:03 respectively.

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Previews09 Oct 2020

Weekend road preview: Maiyo and Yamaguchi lead Sofia Marathon fields, Kiprop the favourite in Bucharest

Although Covid-19 restrictions continue to weigh heavily on the staging of road events around the world, organisers of World Athletics Label marathons this weekend in Sofia and Bucharest have managed to attract limited elite fields while also providing local and regional runners opportunities to achieve the Olympic qualification standards.

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Feature06 Oct 2020

Inspired and advised by legends, Kitata’s rise continues with London Marathon triumph

Just moments after Shura Kitata sent shockwaves through the sport of marathon running by dethroning the great Eliud Kipchoge at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race, the victorious Ethiopian experienced a seismic shock of his own.

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Report04 Oct 2020

Kitata conquers Kipchoge while Kosgei retains title at London Marathon

The man is fallible after all. Eliud Kipchoge’s reign of invincibility came to a crushing end with an eighth-place finish at the Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label race, as Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata won a dramatic, last-gasp sprint to take the honours in the men’s race.

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Previews02 Oct 2020

Defending champions Kipchoge and Kosgei set for titanic clashes in London

He is already the history man of marathon running but Eliud Kipchoge will be chasing another record-breaking milestone when he goes head to head with Ethiopian rival Kenenisa Bekele in Sunday’s 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race.

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