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Runner, writer, race director, coach, website-guy and Lydiard advocate.

Kipchoge among 11 IAAF nominations for Male Athlete of the Year – but no...

From Inside the Games Eliud Kipchoge, who became the first man to run a marathon in under two hours on Saturday (October 12), was among 11 nominees announced today for the Male Athlete of the Year award he won for...
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Sara Inglis interview: 2019 GoodLife Fitness Victoria 8K

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Sarah Inglis won the 2019 GoodLife Fitness Victoria 8K and took the 28-year-old course record with a new personal best of 25:43, one-minute and four seconds faster than her old personal best. She is...
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Cleo Boyd interview: 2019 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Half Marathon

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Cleo Boyd of Kingston, Ontario and Physi-Kult Running Club won the 2019 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Half Marathon in the time of 1:13:38. It was her first win at the distance and first in Victoria,...

Moroccan athlete receives doping ban for testing positive for EPO

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has suspended Morocco's Mustapha El Aziz for testing positive for erythropoietin (EPO). The AIU announced that El Aziz tested positive at a road race in Karlovac, Croatia in June...

Mass interest from Eliud Kipchoge sub-2-hour run

INEOS 1:59 The INEOS 1:59 Challenge was streamed live on YouTube on 12th October and now has 4.9M views to date (peak during live of 779K as Kipchoge crossed the finish line). 49 broadcasters aired the event live to over 200 territories...
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Just Kent interview: GoodLife Fitness Victoria 8K

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Justin Kent, three-time winner of the GoodLife Fitness Victoria 8K. For the 2019 edition - the 40th year - he broke the 33-year-old event record with his 23:14 performance - a new personal...
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Will Norris interview: 2019 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Half Marathon

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Will Norris from Ohio won the 2019 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Half Marathon on Sunday, October 13. He talks here about the City of Victoria, as he is a first-time visitor and about he beautiful...

Brigid Kosgei’s new marathon world record from Chicago caps a stunning month for athletics

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Brigid Kosgei must have taken Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-2 performance over the marathon distance and his motto, ‘no human is limited’ seriously as she hammered the first 5K of the Chicago Marathon at 2:10...

Records fall amid many first time wins at GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated When Joan Rivers was asked about fitness and potentially running, she quipped, “The first time I see a jogger smiling, I will give it a try.” Sadly she missed the 2019 GoodLife Fitness Victoria...

Kenyan positives continue to mount with another marathon runner banned

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Kenyan marathon runner Philip Sanga Kimutai is the latest athlete to be suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after testing positive for banned drugs. The 36-year-old is facing a four-year ban for testing...

Nike Oregon Project shut down

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated The Nike Oregon Project (NOP) has been shut down by Nike. CEO Mark Parker made the announcement Thursday,...

Brigid Kosgei’s new marathon world record from Chicago caps a stunning...

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Brigid Kosgei must have taken Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-2 performance over the marathon distance and his motto, ‘no human...
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