On the roads, marathon anti-doping drama continued. After another provisional suspension of an Kenyan athlete, that country’s federation vowed to criminalize intentional doping. Plus, a 10K world record and other remarkable times were run in Valencia, Spain.

RELATED: Former marathon world record holder provisionally suspended for anti-doping violation

Wilson Kipsang and Eliud Kipchoge after the Berlin Marathon

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic athlete’s village unveiled some fascinating sustainability initiatives, including cardboard bed frames.

RELATED: Tokyo Olympic Athletes Village features cardboard beds

 

In the world of trail running, the first Western States golden tickets were handed out at the Bandera 100K. Surprise winners included Canada’s Ailsa MacDonald.

RELATED: Canada’s Ailsa Macdonald wins Bandera 100K

Ailsa MacDonald
Photo: Raven Eye Photography.

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