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2022 Dubai Marathon set for December 10

The Dubai Marathon, the Middle East’s largest mass participation event, will be staged for the 22nd time on December 10, 2022. The last time the hugely popular event was staged in January 2020, many of the world’s best international marathon…

London Marathon Calls For 100,000 Runners in October

London is calling 50,000 runners worldwide to join in the virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon on October 3rd. This is in ADDITION to another 50,000 participants running in the physical race in the Big Ben city. 50,000 runners seems…

Start Running In The World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 21 Global Challenge

Do you relish the chance to represent your country in a global running challenge? Seize the day by running in the World Athletics virtual race between February 1 to March 21 to get the limited edition Global Medal. The top…

Malaysia’s Marathon Record Holder Leo Tan Improves Personal Best in Taipei Marathon 2020

Despite the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, the Taipei Marathon hosted the largest mass race in the world since the outbreak with 28,000 runners in the event. Malaysia’s fastest marathoner, Leo Tan recorded another blistering fast time at the recent…

Kibiwott Kandie breaks Half Marathon world record in 57:32

The year of the COVID-19 pandemic might be coming to an end soon, but the world of athletics is still breaking down world records. Kenya’s Kibiwott Kandie broke the 21km finish line and the world record in 57:32 at the Valencia…

World Champion Ultramarathoner Kilian Jornet Is Not A Machine After All

Ultramarathons may not be held in these COVID-19 pandemic times, but world renowned multi-champion Kilian Jornet attemped to break 303km within 24 hours recently. The 33-year-old Kilian often won ultramarathons, running like a machine through high elevations at a blistering…

Fuel Your Race With A Feast at Penghu Marathon

Imagine a marathon where the route and the local delicacies spur you onto completing the race. Last weekend, more than 2,800 people took part in the Penghu Cross-Sea marathon based in Taiwan. When the international borders and flights reopen, look…

Hit 4000m Elevation Gain Through Thailand by UTMB Virtual Race

In conjunction with the first ever edition of Thailand by UTMB® this weekend, runners globally are invited to virtually complete your the distance and elevation the hilly course has to offer. Until 2nd November this weekend, take out on your…

At Only 19, Jacob Kiplimo smashes World Half Marathon Championship Record

Sterling young teenager, Jacob Kiplimo eclipsed his rivals to smash the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 in 58:49. Only 19 years of age, and running the 21km distance for only the second time, the Ugandan surprised the field…

World 5000m and 10000m records demolished by Letsenbet Gidey and Joshua Cheptegei

Once again, world athletics records have fallen, this time by the hands or rather, legs of Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei and Ethiopia’s Letsenbet Gidey. It wasn’t enough of Gidey to break the world 5000m record in 14:06.62, she shaved more than…