By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly The New York Road Runners, organizers of the TCS New York City Marathon, announced today that reigning champions Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo will defend their titles at the race’s 44th running on Sunday, November 2. Mutai, 32, is a two-time champion of the largest marathon in the world, while […]

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By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly Some may call it a comeback, others a revival. For Kara Goucher, her return to racing at next month’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon will be the culmination of a long and arduous journey, a seemingly endless race that has lasted the better part of two years. Training hard and […]

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Fauja Singh to start the Big Fun Run Victoria Park, London 2014 British centenarian marathon runner Fauja Singh will be the official starter of the Big Fun Run at Victoria Park, London on Saturday 25th October. Hundreds of fun runners have already signed up to take part in the 5k Fun Run taking place in […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly ZURICH (17-Aug) — On the final day of the 21st European Championships here at the Stadion Letzigrund, France’s Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad and Britain’s Mo Farah both struck gold, but those medals had greatly different meanings. For the temperamental Mekhissi-Benabbad, who was disqualified after winning the steeplechase last Thursday for removing his […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly ZURICH (17-Aug) – Joining legendary athletes Gelindo Bordin and Stefano Baldini, Daniele Meucci became the third Italian man to win the European Championships Marathon title here today on a glorious morning full of sunshine and good feeling.  Swiss spectators mobbed the 5-loop course to see the farewell marathon of reigning […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly ZÜRICH (16-Aug) — For two hours and 12 minutes, France’s Christelle Daunay and Italy’s Valeria Straneo ran in lock-step at the European Championships Marathon here this morning.  Two of the oldest competitors in the race at 39 and 38 years-old, respectively, they were on pace to break both the championships […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly ZÜRICH (14-Aug) — With 200 meters to go in the men’s steeplechase final at the 21st European Championships here tonight, Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad had a comfortable lead.  The tall Frenchman, twice an Olympic silver medalist and the two-time defending champion at at these championships, simply needed to coast home to claim […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly ZÜRICH (13-Aug) — It was another golden night for British endurance athletes at the 21st European Championships here, as Mo Farah clinched his second European 10,000m title with a fast finish off of a slow pace.  Farah’s victory came 24 hours after 40 year-old Jo Pavey won the women’s 10,000m […]

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By David Monti, Race Results Weekly ZÜRICH (13-Aug) — Europe’s fastest 800m runner this year, France’s Pierre-Ambroise Bosse, breezed through yesterday’s first round at the 21st European Championships here, taking second in the last of four heats in 1:47.54.  Bosse ran the entire race near the front, and was only just beaten by Denmark’s Andreas Bube, […]

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