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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…

Shura Kitata and Brigid Kosgei win London Marathon 2020

Four-time winner and world-record holder Eliud Kipchoge was top favourite in the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon but lost the title to compatriot Shura Kitata. Kipchoge kept with the top group but succumbed to a hip injury in the final…

Hope Lights Our Way to Tokyo Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – it was supposed to be the Olympics of the modern times in the city known for innovation. In an unexpected turn of events, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely swept through and turned the Olympic proceedings…

Get Ready, Set, #20139 With Berlin Marathon

The BMW Berlin Marathon is giving you a unique virtual experience by challenging you to Eliud Kipchoge’s world record time of 2:01:39. Ready – Set – #20139 Put on your running shoes, inline skates or even a wheelchair or handbike…

Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan break 1-hour world record in running

In a magnificent night of running, the world one-hour record was smashed by Britain’s Mo Farah and Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan at the Wanda Diamond League exhibition meeting in Belgium. Multiple world and Olympic champion, Farah set a new mark of 21,330m…

Virtual London Marathon sold out, Boston Marathon Registration Postponed

Even the world’s major marathons have not been spared by the COVID-19 pandemic still spreading aggressively throughout the world. The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced that registration for the 2021 Boston Marathon has been postponed and will not take place…

World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt tests positive for COVID-19

Undoubtedly known as the world’s fastest man, 4-time Olympian Usain Bolt may be the greatest sprinter of all time, but he could not outrun the COVID-19 virus. Bolt is the current world record holder in the 100 meters and 200m. He…