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Eliud Kipchoge wins fierce London battle with Wilson Kipsang

Eliud Kipchoge wins fierce London battle with Wilson Kipsang

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge got the better of compatriot and defending champion Wilson Kipsang in a fierce battle over the closing miles to win the London Marathon by five seconds on Sunday with world record holder Dennis Kimetto third.

India's ultra-marathon runner Bhardwaj wants support

India's ultra-marathon runner Bhardwaj wants support

Preparing for his next challenge after completing a 270 km "non-stop" run from New Delhi to Chandigarh, India's ultra-marathon runner Arun Bhardwaj on Sunday said he needs government and corporate support to continue.

Record numbers to run 35th London Marathon

Record numbers to run 35th London Marathon

 Record numbers are expected to run the 2015 London Marathon on Sunday as more than 38,000 registered for the race, organisers said.

Paula Radcliffe to receive London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award

Paula Radcliffe to receive London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award

 World record holder Paula Radcliffe will receive the inaugural John Disley London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award after she completes the 2015 London Marathon on Sunday, the organisers said here.

Emmanuel Mutai to decide on Bbeijing Worlds after London Marathon

Berlin Marathon silver medallist Emmanuel Mutai said he will wait to see whether to race at the Beijing World Championships after he rates himself against the best at the London Marathon on April 26.

Sprinting for security: Spycam-wearing police to run in Tokyo marathon

Sprinting for security: Spycam-wearing police to run in Tokyo marathon

Mingling with more than 30,000 runners at this month`s Tokyo Marathon will be a small, elite crew of police runners equipped with cameras capturing real-time footage of the course.

Edna Kiplagat eyes third women's World marathon title

Edna Kiplagat eyes third women's World marathon title

Reigning World marathon champion Edna Kiplagat is keen to defend her title at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing.

Training with passion is essence of winning: Paul Radcliffe

Training with passion is essence of winning: Paul Radcliffe

Train hard with passion and love -- this was legendary long-distance runner Paul Radcliffe's message as she cheered the participants of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon here on Sunday.

Be honest, don't dope, says marathon legend Paula Radcliffe

Be honest, don't dope, says marathon legend Paula Radcliffe

British long-distance runner Paula Radcliffe, who holds the women's marathon world record for the last 11 years, on Friday said competition should be held in the right spirit and urged athletes to be honest and not resort to shortcuts like doping.

Elite Kenyan runners in fray at Delhi Half Marathon

Elite Kenyan runners in fray at Delhi Half Marathon

 Kenya's elite runners including defending champion Florence Kiplagat and world half marathon champion Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor will vie for top honours at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, scheduled here for November 23.

Kenyans Kipsang, Keitany win New York Marathon

Kenyans Kipsang, Keitany win New York Marathon

Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany surged at the finish to win Sunday`s New York City Marathon, holding off rivals over the closing strides in Central Park for narrow triumphs.

Edna Kiplagat determined to win New York Marathon

Edna Kiplagat determined to win New York Marathon

World Marathon Champion Edna Kiplagat of Kenya is determined to win the New York City Marathon Nov 2, the final event of 2014 World Marathon Majors (WMM).

Runners wear masks as smog hits Beijing Marathon

Runners wear masks as smog hits Beijing Marathon

Thousands of runners battled thick smog at the Beijing Marathon today, with some athletes donning masks as air pollution soared to 16 times the maximum recommended level.

Harbhajan Singh, Mohanlal to be brand ambassadors for Kochi Marathon

Harbhajan Singh, Mohanlal to be brand ambassadors for Kochi Marathon

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh and Malayalam actor Mohanlal will be the brand ambassadors of the second edition of Kochi Half Marathon, to be held here on December 7.

Men more likely than women to slow pace in the marathon

Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study.
The study, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley State University in the US, was based on 14 marathons that occurred in the US in 2011, and it included almost 92,000 performances.

Desert ultra-marathoners test spiritual and physical mettle

In the world of long-distance running there are the marathoners, ultra-marathoners and the desert runners who trek for days through drought, wind, heat and cold with supplies strapped to their backs.

Keflezighi becomes first American man to win Boston Marathon in 31 years

Meb Keflezighi became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years. The 31-year-old Eritrean-born beat Wilson Chebet to win the coveted title in two hours, eight minutes and 37 seconds.

Former Boston race champ runs again for love of city

Amby Burfoot, the winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon, was unable to complete last year`s race when two bombs ripped through the crowd at the finish line.

Boston Marathon defies terror attacks one year on

The Boston Marathon returns Monday amid major security after last year`s deadly bombings as a near record 35,660 runners get set to compete.

Virtual reality opens London Marathon to all

"You`re virtually there" is a common shout of encouragement to ailing runners in the London marathon but thanks to a new "interactive 3D experience" athletes the world over will be able to navigate the course from the comfort of their own treadmill.