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Karsten Warholm and Elaine Thompson-Herah Named World Athletes of the Year
01 December 2021
Karsten Warholm and Elaine Thompson-Herah Named World Athletes of the Year
Norway's Karsten Warholm and Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah were named 2021 World Athletes of the year on Wednesday in Monaco.
Glasgow to Host the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships
01 December 2021
Glasgow to Host the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships
Glasgow's Emirates Arena will host the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships, the World Athletics Council decided on Wednesday.
Oukhelfen and Tesfu claim the win in Alcobendas
28 November 2021
Oukhelfen and Tesfu claim the win in Alcobendas
European Under 23 bronze medallist Abdessamad Oukhelfen from Spain and Dolshi Tesfu from Eritrea took the honors at the Cross Internacional de Alcobendas on Sunday.
Titus Ekiru and Judith Korir Jeptum take the honours in Abu Dhabi
26 November 2021
Titus Ekiru and Judith Korir Jeptum take the honours in Abu Dhabi
Titus Ekiru and Judith Korir claimed a double Kenyan win the third edition of the Abu Dhabi Marathon, a World Athletics elite label road race on a very hot day.
Results: The Manchester Road Race 2021
25 November 2021
Results: The Manchester Road Race 2021
See the results for the 2021 Manchester Road Race, an international elite road race, in Manchester, Connecticut on Thursday, November 25.
Results: Abu Dhabi Marathon 2021
25 November 2021
Results: Abu Dhabi Marathon 2021
Results, tracking, leaderboard for the 2021 Abu Dhabi Marathon, a World Athletics elite label road race, on Friday, November 26.
Kipyego and Kiplagat return to defend Abu Dhabi Marathon titles
24 November 2021
Kipyego and Kiplagat return to defend Abu Dhabi Marathon titles
Defending champions Reuben Kiprop Kipyego and Vivian Kiplagat will face world class field at the Abu Dhabi Marathon on Friday, November 26.
Jeruto and Kwizera win the Cross de Italica in Santiponce
21 November 2021
Jeruto and Kwizera win the Cross de Italica in Santiponce
Norah Jeruto won the Cross Internacional de Italica in Santiponce on the outskirts of Seville holding off 5000m world silver medallist Margaret Kipkemboi.
Results: Cross Internacional de Italica 2021
21 November 2021
Results: Cross Internacional de Italica 2021
Results for the 2021 Cross Internacional de Italica, a World Athletics cross country tour gold - Sunday, November 21.
Jacob Kiplimo breaks World Half Marathon World record by one second in Lisbon
21 November 2021
Jacob Kiplimo breaks World Half Marathon World record by one second in Lisbon
Jacob Kiplimo broke the World Record in the Half Marathon, running a blistering 57:31 at the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon on Sunday.
Conner Mantz and Whittni Orton win the NCAA Cross Country titles
21 November 2021
Conner Mantz and Whittni Orton win the NCAA Cross Country titles
Conner Mantz won the men’s race at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in Florida becoming the first male runner since Bob Kennedy to win several NCAA XC titles.
Results: EDP Lisbon Half Marathon 2021
21 November 2021
Results: EDP Lisbon Half Marathon 2021
Results for the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon 2021, a World Athletics label road race elite, on Sunday, November 21.
Conner Mantz and Mercy Chelangat bid to win their second consecutive NCAA Cross Country titles
19 November 2021
Conner Mantz and Mercy Chelangat bid to win their second consecutive NCAA Cross Country titles
BYU’s Conner Alabama's Mantz and Mercy Chelangat are chasing second consecutive NCAA Division I Cross Country titles in Tallahassee, Florida on 20th November.
Gebrenyohanes and Kifle score the Eritrean double in Atapuerca
14 November 2021
Gebrenyohanes and Kifle score the Eritrean double in Atapuerca
Cross de Atapuerca: Rahelo Ghebrenyohannes took a surprise win in the women’s race while Aron Kifle completed the Eritrean double by winning the men’s race.
Seven runners run Madrid Half Marathon in less than 1 hour
14 November 2021
Seven runners run Madrid Half Marathon in less than 1 hour
Ronald Kiprotich broke the Madrid half marathon course record with 59:39, while Nelly Jepchumba set women's course record with 1:07:47.
Results: Madrid Half Marathon 2021
14 November 2021
Results: Madrid Half Marathon 2021
See the results for the 2021 Movistar Madrid Half Marathon, a World Athletics label road race, Sunday, November 14.
Results: Cross Internacional de Atapuerca 2021
14 November 2021
Results: Cross Internacional de Atapuerca 2021
Results clasificaciones for the 2021 Cross Internacional de Atapuerca. a World Athletics cross country tour gold, Sunday, November 14.
Results: Athens Authentic Marathon 2021
13 November 2021
Results: Athens Authentic Marathon 2021
Results for the 2021 Athens Authentic Marathon, a World Athletics label road race, Sunday, November 14.
Jepchirchir and Korir claim a Kenyan double at the 50th New York City Marathon
07 November 2021
Jepchirchir and Korir claim a Kenyan double at the 50th New York City Marathon
Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir and Albert Korir claimed a Kenyan double winning at the 50th edition of the New York City Marathon on Sunday.
Victor Kiplangat takes debut win in Istanbul, Jerotich comes from behind in stunning sister act
07 November 2021
Victor Kiplangat takes debut win in Istanbul, Jerotich comes from behind in stunning sister act
photo credit:credit: Spor IstanbulRunning his debut at the classic distance Victor Kiplangat became the surprise winner of the N Kolay Istanbul Marathon. The 21 year-old Ugandan,
Ethiopia’s Dawit Seyoum sets new 5km World Record
07 November 2021
Ethiopia’s Dawit Seyoum sets new 5km World Record
Dawit Seyaum of Ethiopia set a new women's road 5km record with 14:41 on Saturday, November 6 at 2021 the Urban Trail in Lille, France.
Results: Zurich Marathon Barcelona 2021
06 November 2021
Results: Zurich Marathon Barcelona 2021
Results and tracking for the 2021 Zurich Marathon Barcelona, a World Athletics label road race, on Sunday, November 7.
Results and Tracking: New York City Marathon 2021
06 November 2021
Results and Tracking: New York City Marathon 2021
Results and tracking for the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon, an Abbott World Marathon Majors road race, on Sunday, November 7.
Course record holder Daniel Kibet aims to retain title in Istanbul
05 November 2021
Course record holder Daniel Kibet aims to retain title in Istanbul
Defending champion and course record holder Daniel Kibet intends to retain his title at the N Kolay Istanbul Marathon on Sunday.
Nageeye takes on Bekele at the New York City Marathon
05 November 2021
Nageeye takes on Bekele at the New York City Marathon
Olympic silver medallist Abdi Nageeye will face four-time Olympic medalist and 16-time world champion Kenenisa Bekele at the 50th New York City marathon.
Peres Jepchirchir will make her debut at the New York Marathon
05 November 2021
Peres Jepchirchir will make her debut at the New York Marathon
Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya will make her debut at the 50th edition of the TCS New York Marathon on Sunday, November 7.
Zurich Marathon Barcelona Elite Field
04 November 2021
Zurich Marathon Barcelona Elite Field
The 2021 Zurich Marathon Barcelona men's and women's elite field. The race takes place on Sunday, November 7.
World Half Marathon Championships Postponed
03 November 2021
World Half Marathon Championships Postponed
The World Half Marathon championships Yangzhou 2022 have been postponed from March 27 to Sunday 13 November 2022 because of Covid-19 travel restrictions.
Elite Field: New York City Marathon 2021
02 November 2021
Elite Field: New York City Marathon 2021
Men's and women's elite runners field for the 2021 TCS NYC New York City Marathon, a World Marathon Majors, on Sunday, November 7.
What If Usain Bolt Chose To Play In The NFL
01 November 2021
What If Usain Bolt Chose To Play In The NFL
One of the fastest men alive never played in the NFL. Even though DK Metcalf gave a go at trying to qualify for the US Olympic Team in 2020, falling short of qualifying for the
Kipchoge takes part in mass pursuit race to mark 1000 days to go to Paris Olympic Games
01 November 2021
Kipchoge takes part in mass pursuit race to mark 1000 days to go to Paris Olympic Games
Two-time Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge took part in a mass pursuit race on the Champs Elysées, a special 5 km pursuit race organized by Paris 2024.
Alice Wright to attempt British One Hour Record
27 October 2021
Alice Wright to attempt British One Hour Record
British runner Alice Wright will attempt her nation's long standing One Hour record at the this Saturday night, October 30 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Bashir Abdi wins Rottredam marathon with a new European record of 2:03:41
24 October 2021
Bashir Abdi wins Rottredam marathon with a new European record of 2:03:41
Belgium's 32-year-old Bashir Abdi set a new European record 2:03:35 to win the 40th edition of Rotterdam Marathon, a World Athletics label road race.
Gidey destroys women's half marathon world record with 62:52 in Valencia
24 October 2021
Gidey destroys women's half marathon world record with 62:52 in Valencia
Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey ran an amazing 62:51 and smashed Ruth Chepngetich's women's half marathon World record in Valencia on Sunday.
Results: NN Marathon Rotterdam 2021
23 October 2021
Results: NN Marathon Rotterdam 2021
Results for the 2021 NN Marathon Rotterdam, a World Athletics elite label road race, on Sunday, October 24.
Kipruto, Gidey and Yehualaw lead the line-up at the Valencia Half Marathon
22 October 2021
Kipruto, Gidey and Yehualaw lead the line-up at the Valencia Half Marathon
The Valencia Half Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP aims to become the world’s fastest race in 2021 on Sunday 24th October.
Elite fields for the NN Marathon Rotterdam 2021
19 October 2021
Elite fields for the NN Marathon Rotterdam 2021
Elite field for the 40th edition of the Marathon Rotterdam; men's field has ten sub 2:08 runners while women's field is led by Kenyan's Kitur and Barsosio.
Istanbul marathon returns with world-class elite fields and more than 35,000 runners
19 October 2021
Istanbul marathon returns with world-class elite fields and more than 35,000 runners
With deep elite fields and an overall total of more than 35,000 runners the 43rd edition of the N Kolay Istanbul Marathon will go ahead on 7 November.
Tamirat Tola and  Angela Tanui smash Amsterdam marathon course records
17 October 2021
Tamirat Tola and Angela Tanui smash Amsterdam marathon course records
Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola and Kenya's Angela Tanui smashed course records at the 2021 TCS Amsterdam Marathon, a World Athletics platinum label road race, on Sunday.
Results: Paris Marathon 2021
16 October 2021
Results: Paris Marathon 2021
Results for the 2021 Schneider Electric Paris Marathon, a World Athletics elite label road race, Sunday, October 17.
Results: Amsterdam Marathon 2021
16 October 2021
Results: Amsterdam Marathon 2021
Results for the 2021 TCS Amsterdam Marathon, a World Athletics platinum elite label road race, Sunday, October 17.
Hailu starts as the favourite in the women’s race in Amsterdam
15 October 2021
Hailu starts as the favourite in the women’s race in Amsterdam
Ethiopia’s Besu Sado starts as the favourite in the women’s race at the 2021 Amsterdam Marathon, a World Athletics Elite Platinum Race.
Tola and Gebresilase lead strong Amsterdam marathon line-up
15 October 2021
Tola and Gebresilase lead strong Amsterdam marathon line-up
Tamirat Tola, Laul Gebresilase, Laban Korir, Jonathan Korir and Ayele Abshero line up at the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, a World Athletics Elite Platinum Label Race.
Course map: TCS Amsterdam Marathon
11 October 2021
Course map: TCS Amsterdam Marathon
Course for all distances and elevation map for the TCS Amsterdam marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label Road Race.
Benson Kipruto and Diana Kipyogei take the honours at the Boston Marathon
11 October 2021
Benson Kipruto and Diana Kipyogei take the honours at the Boston Marathon
Benson Kipruto won the men’s race at the 125th edition of the Boston Marathon in 2:09:51 to claim his first World Marathon Majors race.
Desisa and Berhanu return to Boston Marathon
10 October 2021
Desisa and Berhanu return to Boston Marathon
Twelve athletes with a sub-2:07 PB will run in the men’s race at 125th edition of the Boston Marathon, an Abbott World Marathon Majors road race.
Kiplagat and Dibaba in the spotlight at the Boston Marathon
10 October 2021
Kiplagat and Dibaba in the spotlight at the Boston Marathon
Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat headlines the women’s line-up at the 125th edition of the Boston Marathon from Hopkinton to Boylston Street on Monday 11th October.
Marathon triumph for Hirschhäuser and Harrer in Munich’s Olympic Stadium
10 October 2021
Marathon triumph for Hirschhäuser and Harrer in Munich’s Olympic Stadium
Alexander Hirschhäuser and Corinna Harrer won the Generali Munich Marathon and took the national championships which were included in the race.
Tura and Chepngetich win Chicago Marathon
10 October 2021
Tura and Chepngetich win Chicago Marathon
Ethiopia's Seifu (2:06:12) Tura and Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich (2:22:31) were the winners of the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday.
Results: Boston Marathon 2021
10 October 2021
Results: Boston Marathon 2021
Results, live runners tracking, leaderboard for the 2021 Boston Marathon, Abbott World Marathon Majors road race, Sunday, October 10.
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