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Will Kenenisa Bekele race the marathon and how fast will he go?

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© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated Will Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the world’s greatest runner over the 5,000 and 10,000-metre distances, move up to the...
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Athletics Kenya names its marathon teams for Tokyo Olympic Games, world record holder Kipchoge...

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The women World Marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei, 2020 Valencia Marathon winner Peres Jepchirchir and Ruth Chepngétich, have been...

Sinead Diver age 44 and Malindi Elmore age 41 demonstrate that masters should be...

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Irish-born Australian, Sinead Diver, will be competing in the Tokyo Olympic Games in the marathon at the...

Turncoat Ruth Jebet cheats her fellow athletes, lies to authorities and receives four year...

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Ruth Jebet, a Kenyan turned Bahraini at 16, earned money, much more than she could ever earn in...

Olympic Champion, Dana Zátopková dies at age 97

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Dana Zátopková, widow of the legendary Emil Zatopek has died at the age of 97. She earned gold at...

The International Olympic Committee put its authoritarian foot down on Tokyo 2020

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© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated The International Olympic Committee (IOC) made it official that the distance road events, the marathon and racewalk will...

Brigid Kosgei interview: Marathon and half-marathon world record holder

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© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Brigid Kosgei is the women’s marathon world record holder. She ran the 2019 Chicago Marathon in the time...

Charlotte Purdue, 4th fastest British Marathoner all-time appealing snub to Olympic team

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Charlotte Purdue, the fourth-fastest British marathon runner all-time, is formally appealing the apparent snub from the Tokyo Olympic...

Tokyo Olympic Marathon qualification: Emily Tallen-Setlack is not done yet

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© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Emily Tallen-Setlack’s 2:29:48 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon result represents her personal best and is one of the fastest...

Wrapping up a big weekend in distance running

The final weekend of February proved to be an exciting one for distance running fans as three major events took place. The USATF Tokyo...
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