Larner tests heat and humidity on Tokyo Olympic marathon course one year out

August 5th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Brett Larner of Japan Running News has been out running the Olympic marathon course in Tokyo at 6 am to find out exactly how hot and humid it’s likely to be one year from now


2020 Olympic marathon to start at 6:00 a.m.

April 18th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The early-morning start is an attempt to mitigate as much as possible the effects of heat and humidity in August in Tokyo


Jemima Sumgong’s doping ban doubled to eight years

January 27th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The only Kenyan woman ever to win an Olympic marathon is now banned from competition for a further four years


Two-time Olympic medallist Galen Rupp to run 2017 Boston Marathon

December 21st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon | No Comments »

Olympic marathon bronze medallist Galen Rupp will run the 2017 Boston Marathon on April 17, his third attempt at the storied distance. (Photo: @TaFphoto.)


Runner from Jordan finishes last in Olympic marathon but was all smiles

August 23rd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Jordan’s Methkal Abu Drais was the final runner across the line in the men’s marathon at the Olympics and handled his finish with grace.


A look at the numbers: Eric Gillis and Reid Coolsaet in the Olympic marathon

August 22nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Canadians Eric Gillis and Reid Coolsaet had great runs in the men’s marathon at the Rio Olympics. Here are the numbers behind their races.


Olympic marathon silver medallist: “If I go back to Ethiopia, they will kill me”

August 21st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Feyisa Lilesa, the Olympic silver medallist in the men’s marathon, crossed the finish line with his arms crossed above his head in protest.


Men’s marathon, featuring Reid Coolsaet and Eric Gillis, to cap off 2016 Olympics

August 21st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Canadians Reid Coolsaet and Eric Gillis are among the 155 athletes set to run the men’s marathon to close out the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.


The most memorable marathon moments in Olympic history

August 20th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Rio 2016, Running videos | No Comments »

The men’s marathon is Sunday morning, the final day of the Olympics, and to celebrate here are the best Olympic marathon moments in history.


The must-see moments from the women’s Olympic marathon in Rio

August 14th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | 3 Comments »

The women’s marathon at the Olympic Games kicked off day three of athletics and there were plenty of must-see moments.


Estonian triplets make history at Rio Olympic marathon

August 14th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The women’s Olympic marathon had some unique stories on Sunday including Estonian triplets, German twins and North Korean twins all running.


One of the greatest distance runners has been left off of Ethiopia’s Olympic team

July 19th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Kenenisa Bekele, one of the greatest distance runners in history, was left off the Ethiopian Olympic marathon and 10,000m teams.