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Step into spring with the latest footwear

From the roads to the fells, there’s a great range of new and exciting shoes coming to the market this month The trend for high-performance cushioning continues and we see highly responsive midsole foams appearing in all categories of shoes. HOKA – Cielo X1 – £250.00 Hoka.com The latest racing shoe from...

Zimbabwe: Nicholson, Smith Looking Forward to African Games

Ellina Mhlanga — Young triathletes Rohnan Nicholson and Callum Smith are looking forward to the exposure and experience when they take part in the African Games next month in Accra, Ghana. The Games are scheduled for March 8 to 23. Smith and Nicholson are part of Team Zimbabwe and will...

London Marathon 2024: Equal prize money for wheelchair and able-bodied races

The London Marathon is to become the first marathon in the world to offer equal prize money for its wheelchair and able-bodied races.An increase of $54,500 (£43,000) has taken the wheelchair prize fund to $308,000 (£243,000) - matching that available to the able-bodied athletes.All winners in the elite...

All roads lead to Falkirk: Great races in prospect at Lindsays National XC

Thursday 22nd February 2024 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeXmgQhiAcoKey info for Falkirk Fired up for Falkirk? The Lindsays National XC is coming up this weekend and we know that for so many endurance athletes across our clubs this is ‘the big one’. That is reflected in the entry numbers with a staggering 2277 athlete names...

Emile Cairess leads British challenge at Napoli City Half

Leeds City runner travels to Italy this weekend for his first race of 2024 over 13.1 miles It could be a big week for Emile Cairess. The 26-year-old is expected to be named in the first wave of British marathon selections for the Paris Olympics, whereas on Sunday (Feb...

Kenya: He Was Like a Son to Me – CS Ababu Still Broken By Kiptum’s Death

Nairobi — Sports Cabinet Secretary Ababu Namwamba has revealed he had formed a close relationship with departed marathon world record holder Kevin Kiptum, and they constantly chatted about his intended record-breaking run at the Rotterdam Marathon in April. Kiptum, who passed away February 11 alongside his coach Gervais Hakizimana...

Long jump take-off change: Jazmin Sawyers and Ivana Spanovic criticise World Athletics proposal

Britain's Jazmin Sawyers says a plan by World Athletics to introduce a trial for measuring long jump take-offs is "not what the event needs". A take-off zone could be trialled in place of the event's traditional wooden board, where a no-jump is called if the athlete's foot crosses...

Glasgow-bound! Emirates Arena is all ready for World Indoors

Tuesday 20th February 2024 Photos by Jeff Holmes Scottish trio picked for World Indoors Glasgow Life are pleased to confirm that a brand-new track surface will await the world’s best athletes when they compete for world championship titles at the Emirates Arena next month. As part of the ongoing refurbishment programme of its...

Brits rewrite 5000m all-time lists plus national indoor champs round-up

Patrick Dever and Jack Rowe bag Olympic qualifiers as we bring you our overseas round-up which includes world records in Europe and USA and the Seville Marathon Boston University DMR Challenge, Boston, USA, February 16 Grant Fisher (12:51.84) just missed the US indoor record at 5000m of 12:51.61 but went...

Tanzania: Hundreds Turn Up to Collect Kili Marathon Numbers in Dar

Hundreds of Dar es Salaam residents turned up at the Mlimani City Mall this afternoon to collect their running bibs and kit for the Kilimanjaro Premium Lager International Marathon slated for next week. The two day exercise is expected to end tomorrow Sunday February 18 at 6pm before moving...