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Girmay Birhanu Favoured at Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

by Paul Gains Three decades ago, the East African domination of marathon running began with both quality and quantity of great runners increasing exponentially. It...

Abraham Cheroben chases fast time again in Berlin’s 25K

Another major Berlin road race renowned for its super fast times will be started this Sunday: The BIG 25 Berlin is the event which...

Shawn Barber, on top of the world

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Toronto, Ontario's Shawn (Shawnacy) Barber has firmly established himself as a serious threat to medal at the 2015...

Sara Moreira has Rosa Mota’s Marathon Record in her Sights

VOLKSWAGEN PRAGUE MARATHON Third place in New York on her debut, runner-up in her second marathon in Prague on Sunday – if Sara Moreira carries...

Kandie time in Prague, Melese wins women’s race from Moreira

Felix Kandie might well not have made it to the start line of the Volkswagen Prague Marathon on Sunday morning, feeling the effects of...

Natasha Wodak Breaks Canadian 10,000m Record, Qualifies for Olympics

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The 10,000m women’s race (section 1) at the Payton Jordan Invitational tonight lived up to its billing, as...

BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon

Updated from BMO Media Release An increase in elite athlete prizing money has successfully drawn an impressive local and international elite roster to the 2015...

Gladys Cherono Targets Ottawa 10k Course Record

By Paul Gains Since its early days, the Ottawa 10k has attracted some of the finest distance runners in the world to the Canadian capital...

Geoffrey Ronoh seeks to conquer the marathon distance in Prague

Kenya’s conveyor belt of world-class runners produced yet another new name in 2015 as Geoffrey Ronoh became last year’s rising star. Signed as a...

Marius Ionescu of Romania and Annie Bersagel of the US win Dusseldorf Marathon

Annie Bersagel fell early in the race but recovered to defend her title in the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. The American showed great determination...