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Relevant and recent news from around the world of running.

Cam Levins to make Marathon debut at Scotiabank Waterfront Toronto Marathon

Paul Gains Ending nearly two years of speculation, Cam Levins has confirmed he will make his marathon debut at the 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon,...

Thomas Bach gets his Pound of flesh

Is the International Olympic Committee's President Thomas Bach surrounding himself with cheerleaders and removing those who speak plainly? Canadian Dick Pound, who rarely minces words,...
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Genzebe Dibaba’s 1500m World Record

Video below. Top-10, all-time: Genzebe Dibaba 3:50.07 ETH 08.02.91 17.07.2015 Qu Yunxia 3:50.46 CHN 25.12.72 11.09.1993 Jiang Bo 3:50.98 CHN 13.03.77 18.10.1997 Lang Yinglai 3:51.34 CHN 22.08.79 18.10.1997 Wang...

ISTAF INDOOR IN BERLIN ON 1 FEBRUARY: Lavillenie, Spanovic, Lückenkemper plus unique men’s versus...

Race News Service World pole vault record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France, Serbia’s World indoor long jump champion Ivana Spanovic, Germany’s European sprint silver medallist...

Strongest Elite Field in event history ready to race at 2018 Standard Chartered Singapore...

It is all systems go for the 2018 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) which takes place this weekend with the strongest elite field in...

Bates and Austin win California International Marathon; record numbers qualify for US Olympic Trials

Kevin Liao, CIM On a sunny and crisp winter morning in California’s state capital, Emma Bates and Brogan Austin both claimed 2018 USA Marathon Championship...

Guelph, Ontario Athletes Eyeing Big Goals This Spring

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Guelph, Ontario based athletes, as members of the Speed River Track and Field Club as well as the...

Levins to double at national championships, takes on the 1500m and 5,000m distances

See nationals discussion thread here. © Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Like Nike Oregon Project teammate Mo Farah, Cameron Levins is known as a 5,000...

Boston Marathon winner Des Linden to race Rock ‘n Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon in...

The 2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll® Philadelphia Half Marathon will once again include a world-class group of elite men and women when they toe the line...

Boston Marathon Champion Desiree Linden to take part in Synchrony San Diego Rock ‘n...

Rock 'n Roll Marathon The 2018 Boston Marathon Champion, Desiree Linden, is set to participate in the 2018 Synchrony Rock ‘n’ Roll® San Diego Marathon & ½...

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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