15 Apr

Heartbreak For Hawkins In Commonwealth Marathon

Callum Hawkins

There was heartbreak and distress this morning at the 2018 Commonwealth Games Marathon when Callum Hawkins broke down with just 2k of the race still to run. The heroic Scot had produced a stunning performance and established a substantial lead ahead of the Australian Michael Shelley, the 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

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13 Apr

Callum Faces Big Marathon Test Again Top Kenyans At The Gold Coast

Kenneth Mungara winning Milan Marathon

Three Kenyans with big marathon pedigrees stand between Callum Hawkins and his dream of a Commonwealth Games medal. Two of those fancied Africans - Kenneth Mungara and Nicholas Kamakya - already have victories at the Gold Coast Marathon on their CVs while the third Julius Karinga Nderitu has a PB of 2:08:01 and won the Copenhagen Marathon last year.

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12 Apr

Countdown To Boston Marathon Party

Edna Kiplagat

There is always an extra frisson of excitement when major marathon organisers can announce the return of a defending champion. Imagine the anticipation in Boston where the world's oldest 26.2 mile footrace can claim both men's and women's title holders are back to spearhead an elite field that includes 23 Olympians among 46 elite athletes from 13 nations.

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9 Apr

2,000 Enjoy Kilomathon Sun

Kilomathon runners enjoying a great Murrayfield Satdium finish

Runners enjoyed a brilliant grandstand finish at yesterday's Kilomathon in Edinburgh with over 2,000 appreciating a sunny morning after March's atrocious weather. The event has three distances but it is the 13.1K run that is the feature with an Ocean Terminal to Murrayfield Stadium route, passing the Royal Yacht Britannia and heading through picturesque Victoria Park, before snaking inland on Edinburgh’s quiet cycle paths.

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