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Brigid Kosgei breaks women’s marathon world record at Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2019

For someone who finished in second place twice at the Chicago Marathon, Brigid Kosgei has finally broken through, not only to win it but also break the women’s marathon world record. The 25-year-old Kenyan broke Paula Radcliffe’s long-standing world record…

INEOS 1:59 Challenge – Key Facts To Know

Eliud Kipchoge, 34, reigning Olympic champion and official world record holder of the marathon distance  will attempt to break the two-hour barrier in Austria today. His marathon world record at 2:01:39 was set at the Berlin Marathon in September 2018….

Fun Facts for Chicago Marathon 2019

This weekend’s huge international marathon has to be Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Runners the world over look forward to this annual race in one of the largest cities in the United States of America. Let’s look at some trivia…

Bekele Records Second Fastest Marathon Timing In History

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia ran an amazing 2:01:41 at the BMW Berlin Marathon to become the second fastest person in history. His timing is a brutal 2 seconds shy of Eliud Kipchoge’s 2:01:39 recorded at last year’s edition. 37-year-old Bekele…

World Half Marathon Record Broken by Kamworor in Copenhagen at 58:01 mins

26-year old Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor broked the world record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday 15 September with a timing of 58:01 mins. The previous record of 58:18 was set by Abraham Kiptum in Valencia in 2018. This Danish…

Jackson Wang joins Ray-Ban as Global Brand Ambassador

All-round musician Jackson Wang has joined Ray-Ban, one of the world’s most popular eyewear brands, as the brand’s global ambassador. Ray-Ban has recently launched a global new brand campaign, #ProudToBelong, a celebration of human moments to find our sense of…

Adidas stays committed against marine plastic pollution with Run for the Oceans

adidas Running shares the impact of the $1 million raised in 2018 from Run For The Oceans, and announces that the global initiative will return once again on World Oceans Day, June 8, 2019 with the increased goal this year…

Garmin announces Menstrual Cycle Tracking feature for Garmin Connect

Women can track their period, log symptoms, and get educational health insights – all in one place Garmin International has announced menstrual cycle tracking, helping women make the connection between their current cycle phase, physical and emotional symptoms, and overall…

Sustainable Fashion & Performance Wear by Kova Sports

A new performance fiber made into quality activewear, using proprietary fabric by REPREVE® Kova Sports leads the way in sustainable fashion. Save 5 plastic bottles from the landfill with every garment Given the world we live in and the desire…

Kickstarter: Virtue Cycles seek crowdfunding for an innovative tadpole tricycle

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Keeping its commitment to integrating cycling into the everyday lifestyle, San Diego’s Virtue Cycles has announced the Kickstarter program to fund the Virtue Pedalist, an innovative front cargo tadpole tricycle that features an enclosed shell and electric power….