Sixty thousand runners celebrate Queen Elizabeth at the Great North Run

Kenya’s Hellen Obiri won the women’s race for the second straight year, while the half marathon record holder, Jacob Kiplimo, won the men’s title, beating the great Kenenisa Bekele

Olympic and world champions to go head-to-head at New York City Marathon

Some of the biggest names in women’s marathon running are heading to The Big Apple on Nov. 6

Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir out of World Championships

Francine Niyonsaba and Olympic 400m champion Steven Gardiner have also scratched from Eugene this week