Sir Mo Farah became the first athlete to win four Great North Run titles in a row today as he overtook Jake Robertson with 400 metres remaining to sprint home in 60min 06sec, with the New Zealander, who had tried to get away over the final mile, second in 60:12 and Ethiopia’s Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa third in 61:32.
Kenya’s Mary Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe’s women’s only world record at the Virgin Money London Marathon after front running to a time of 2 hours 17min 01 sec here today.
Mary Keitany is among the favourites to triumph in tomorrow’s Virgin Money London Marathon women’s race, with the Kenyan believing the women's only world record could be a possibility.
Team-mates of Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong have condemned her after she failed an out-of-competition drugs test.
Kenya's Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong will defend her Virgin Money London Marathon title on April 23 as she leads "one of the strongest women’s fields ever assembled for a major city marathon" according to organisers.
Kenya’s Mary Keitany claimed her third consecutive title at the New York City Marathon today to become the first woman to achieve the feat since Norwegian Grete Waitz’s five-year winning streak between 1982 and 1986.
Olympic gold medal-winning triathlete Jorgensen to make marathon debut as Keitany bids to defend New York City crown
Olympic gold medal-winning triathlete Gwen Jorgensen is set to make her marathon debut tomorrow in New York City, where Kenya’s Mary Keitany will be bidding to retain the women's title she has won for the past two years.
Ethiopia’s Tigist Tufa has admitted her victory at the 2015 London Marathon was an unexpected one but she is looking to prove it was not a flash in the pan when she competes at this year’s event.
Ethiopia’s Tigist Tufa will bid to defend her Virgin Money London Marathon when she takes to the start line of the 2016 race on April 24.
There was a Kenyan double at the New York City Marathon today as Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany claimed the men's and women's titles respectively.
Mo Farah and Mary Keitany provided an action replay in today’s Morrisons Great North Run as each retained the title they won last year.
Radcliffe to be awarded inaugural John Disley London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award to mark last race
Women’s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe is set to receive the inaugural John Disley London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award after the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon it was announced here today.