Brigid Kosgei ran a faster half-marathon than all but 13 Canadian men in history

September 10th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Kosgei ran the fastest-ever women’s half-marathon time on Sunday. Here’s a closer look at just how fast that is


Brigid Kosgei sets course record at Great North Run

September 8th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Kosgei sets a new course record and Farah wins his sixth consecutive race


Zane Robertson swears Kipchoge is over 40

November 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Speculation is rampant about whether the great runner may have fudged his real age


Mo Farah wins Great North Run for fifth consecutive year

September 9th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Farah becomes the first person to win the event five times in a row


VIDEO: Great North Run elites get engaged at finish line

September 11th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

A pair of top-five finishers at the 2017 Great North Run, the world’s largest half-marathon, got engaged after the race on Sunday


Mo Farah continues winning streak, wins the world’s largest half marathon

September 12th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Destination Race, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Great North Run is the largest half-marathon in the world with more than 57,000 participants.


Weekend Recap: Mohammed Ahmed breaks 5,000m record

September 14th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Mohammed Ahmed breaks national 5,000m record Though not technically the weekend, shortly before many headed home from work on Friday, Mohammed Ahmed broke the Canadian 5,000m record in the final Diamond League race of […]


Great North Run sees millionth finisher, Farah breaks road slump

September 8th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Sunday’s Great North Run, the second-largest half-marathon in the world, was held Sunday in South Shields, U.K., and, after 33 years of being held, saw the race’s millionth finisher. Tracey Cramond, a 51-year-old grandmother, […]


Keitany, Kiplagat to clash at Great North Run

August 6th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Two of the greatest female marathon and half-marathon runners ever are set to clash at the second-largest half-marathon in the world next month. The Bupa Great North Run, this year becoming the first race to have […]