92-year-old Harriette Thompson becomes oldest woman to finish marathon

92-year-old cancer survivor, Harriette Thompson became the oldest woman to finish a marathon. She completed Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in San Diego in 7 hours, 24 minutes, 36 seconds.

US grandma, 92, sets record for oldest woman marathoner

 A 92-year-old US grandmother has become the oldest woman to finish a marathon, when she crossed the finish line of a San Diego 26-miler on Sunday, race organizers said.

Mars rover finishes marathon in over 11 years

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has completed its first Red Planet marathon, clocking 42.195 kilometres in a finish time of roughly 11 years and two months.

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.

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.

IAAF wants Jeptoo ban doubled to four years
IAAF wants Jeptoo ban doubled to four years

Athletics` world governing body has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to double the two-year doping ban handed out to Kenya`s Boston and Chicago marathon winner Rita Jeptoo, CAS said on its website (www.tas-cas.org) on Tuesday.

'Run for Fun' marathon in J&K on April 19

Jammu and Kashmir Police is organising a state level marathon "Run for Fun" on April 19 here.

South Korean ferry victims' parents finish marathon protest march

Grieving parents of the victims of last year's South Korean ferry sinking completed a 46-kilometre marathon march on Sunday to call for an independent probe into the tragedy.

Deadline abandoned in marathon Iran nuclear talks

The US abandoned late Tuesday a midnight deadline to agree the outlines of a nuclear deal with Iran but insisted that "enough progress" merited extending marathon talks into Wednesday.

NASA's rover Opportunity completes Martian marathon in 11 years
NASA's rover Opportunity completes Martian marathon in 11 years

NASA on Thursday announced that its Opportunity Mars rover has covered a record distance of 26.219 miles journey on the Red Planet in just over 11 months.

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20,000 athletes to join Kenya''s first lady for marathon

 Around 20,000 athletes will on Sunday join Kenya`s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta for the second edition of the Half Marathon which will take place on the same day as the International Women`s Day celebrations in Nairobi.

Run your way to a better you
Run your way to a better you

Architect, marathoner, single mother, and debutant author of The Running Soul, Parul Sheth lists the many ways running has helped her evolve   

Sunil Shetty to take part in marathon
Sunil Shetty to take part in marathon

Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty is expected to take part in a marathon being organised here on February 22.

Kenenisa Bekele sets sights on Marathon gold in Rio
Kenenisa Bekele sets sights on Marathon gold in Rio

Kenenisa Bekele, world record holder over 5,000 and 10,000 metres, is aiming for Marathon gold at the 2016 Olympics, although the Ethiopian on Sunday said he could yet switch back to a shorter distance at the Rio de Janeiro games.

How elite Kenyan athletes succeed in marathons found
How elite Kenyan athletes succeed in marathons found

 Elite Kenyan athletes have greater brain oxygenation during periods of maximum physical effort, which contributes to their success in long-distance races, a new pioneering study has found.

Cyclone Hudhud: Andhra Pradesh govt to hold events to cheer up Vizag residents

Andhra Pradesh government has lined up a string of events on November 17 to cheer up and boost the morale of residents of Visakhapatnam, devastated by the last month's tropical cyclone Hudhud.

Legendary Haile Gebrselassie to flag off Bangalore Marathon
Legendary Haile Gebrselassie to flag off Bangalore Marathon

Haile Gebrselassie, one of the greatest long distance runners in the world, will flag off Bengaluru Marathon on October 19 at the Kanteerava Stadium here.

Shia LaBeouf runs 'marathon' for Dutch art performance
Shia LaBeouf runs 'marathon' for Dutch art performance

 

London: Actor Shia Labeouf completed a museum marathon in Amsterdam, Holland as part of a bizarre performance art piece.

Woman runs 35 marathons in 35 days, on way to beat men's record of 52

A super-fit woman has run 35 marathons in 35 days, smashing the women`s world record of 17 and is now in the middle of an attempt to beat the men`s record of 52.