Exploring Addis Ababa through the Great Ethiopian Run

November 27th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

We all know that running plays a significant role in Ethiopian culture. But what do races here actually look like?


The personal messages the Breaking2 runners wrote on their shoes

May 6th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running Gear, Running Shoes, Sub2 | No Comments »

The three Breaking2 runners – Eliud Kipchoge, Zersenay Tadese and Lelisa Desisa – all wrote personal messages on their shoes. Here’s what they said.


7 motivational videos to get you excited for Nike’s Breaking2 attempt

May 5th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos, Sub2 | No Comments »

These seven videos offer insight into the two-hour marathon attempt in Italy and will surely get you pumped up for the possible barrier-breaking run.


Notables in the running world predict outcome of Breaking2 attempt

May 5th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Sub2 | No Comments »

See what numbers are being tossed around on social media ahead of the two-hour marathon attempt, known as the Breaking2 project.


VIDEO: Lead marathon runners sprint to the wrong finish line

March 25th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

A premature sprint to what the top two runners at the Wuxi Marathon in China thought was the finish line proved to be a costly mistake.


Feyisa Lilesa continues to protest home government, this time at NYC Half

March 19th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa won the United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday and, once again, performed a protest against his home government at the finish.


Genzebe Dibaba breaks 2,000m record on time to celebrate 26th birthday

February 8th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Just on time for her 26th birthday, Genzebe Dibaba added yet another record to her growing collection.


Ethiopian athletes caught using banned drugs could serve time in prison

February 7th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In a recent interview with UK media, acclaimed Haile Gebrselassie approved Ethiopia’s decision to send dopers off to prison.


Kenenisa Bekele falls hard, cramps up, drops out of wild Dubai Marathon

January 20th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Watch video of the start of the Dubai Marathon where Kenenisa Bekele falls and puts his world record bid in jeopardy.


Incredible world record-capable men’s field set for 2017 London Marathon

January 9th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The London Marathon announced its men’s elite field for the 2017 race on April 23 set to feature Kenenisa Bekele in a world record attempt.


Legendary Ethiopian distance runner Miruts Yifter, 72, passes away

December 23rd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Miruts Yifter, a two-time Olympic champion for Ethiopia, passed away at a Toronto hospital at 72 on Thursday.


Two-time Olympic champion Miruts Yifter recovering at Toronto hospital

December 17th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ethiopian Miruts Yifter, a two-time Olympic champion, is currently in hospital in Toronto and recovering from a collapsed lung.