Athletes fear UK Athletics is in crisis, ask Brendan Foster to take over and...

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Great Britain did not win a single gold medal in the Olympic Games since the 1996 Atlanta Games. Athletes fear that the sport is in decline in Great Britain and are asking 73-year-old...

The British dominate the 5th Avenue Mile in New York City

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated British athlete Jake Wightman won the 2021 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile Sunday in New York City in the time of 3:49.6. The performance represents a new personal best for the 27-year-old. It...

Weekend distance news: Long course in Brighton, the Great North Run, and a DQ...

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated "Doh!"- Homer Simpson. Sunday's Brighton Marathon was apparently 568-metres longer than the standard 42.195-kilometres or 26.2-miles. Social media pitchfork-wielding runners took to social media. It didn't help that the weather was warm for...

Eliud Kipchoge launches the Eliud Kipchoge Foundation

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya (2:01:39), has launched the Eliud Kipchoge Foundation. The purpose of the foundation is prioritised around childhood education and reforestation in parts of Kenya. On his...

Olympic gold medallist, Peres Jepchichir, to race the New York City Marathon

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Kenyan, Peres Jepchirchir, the Tokyo Olympic gold medallist and world half-marathon record holder, will race the New Your City Marathon on November 7. She told Athletics Illustrated that she would go after the...

Canadian one-mile age-group record set in Victoria on Labour Day

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Sixty-year-old, David Guss, of Kelowna, BC visited Vancouver Island over the Labour Day weekend and took advantage of his first in-person road race opportunity in two years to set a national one-mile (1609m)...

Zurich Diamond League finale, Christine Mboma dominates

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Christine Mboma of Namibia was one of the primary highlights of the Wanda Diamond League finale, Thursday in Zurich, Switzerland. The teen won the 200m event improving her own world U20 and...

Nagoya Women’s Marathon expects 22,000 for the 2022 edition

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The Nagoya Women's Marathon organizers are expecting 22,000 participants for the 2022 edition of their run. The event, to be held on Sunday, March 13, is the world's largest women's only marathon...

Zurich Diamond League finale Niyonsaba and Aregawi win 5000m on 563m track

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Women's 5000m Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the women's 5000m event at the Zurich Diamond League meet Wednesday on Day 1 of the finale of the 13 event series. She clocked a 14:28.98...

How to watch the Wanda Diamond League finale from Zurich, Switzerland Wednesday and Thursday

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The 13-meet series, the Wanda Diamond League is coming to a close starting Wednesday, September 8. The finale, taking place in Zurich, Switzerland is a two-day event offering all Tokyo Olympic gold medallists. The world's finest athletes will compete...