Marathon

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Peres Jepchirchir follows up Olympic gold with New York Marathon victory
Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir won the 50th running of the New York City Marathon surviving a three-way battle before sprinting for the line

Agencies

07, Nov, 2021 @4:58 PM

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How the Boston Marathon is helping a city reckon with a troubled racial past
The Boston Marathon is taking steps to ensure unsung Black and brown running heroes will receive overdue recognition and runners of color will feel more welcome to the community

Melanie Eversley

10, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Marko Cheseto survived frostbite and amputation to run Boston Marathon
The Florida-based athlete has the fastest-known marathon time for a double-leg amputee

Allison Torres Burtka

07, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: how forecasting played role in ultramarathon disaster
Safety warnings were not issued before tragedy in which 21 runners died in Gansu, China

David Hambling

07, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge blitzes field for second straight Olympic marathon gold
Eliud Kipchoge cemented his place as the greatest distance runner of all time in brutal conditions in Sapporo

Sean Ingle in Tokyo

08, Aug, 2021 @1:22 AM

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Think the Tokyo Olympics are a bad idea? St Louis 1904 set the bar high
On one hand these Tokyo Games could be a recipe for disaster. On the other persisting with deeply flawed ideas is very much in line with the Olympic spirit

Andrew Lawrence

13, Jul, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Ron Hill, former British marathon runner, dies aged 82
Ron Hill won the Commonwealth gold and Boston Marathon in 1970, as well as running every day for a record 52 years

Sean Ingle

23, May, 2021 @1:38 PM

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Stephanie Davis reaches Olympics less than three years after first marathon
Part-timer will represent Great Britain in Tokyo after blitzing the field at the long-distance trials in Kew

Paul MacInnes

26, Mar, 2021 @2:44 PM

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US Olympic marathon trials: Galen Rupp, Aliphine Tuliamuk book Tokyo spots
Galen Rupp won his second consecutive US Olympic marathon trials on Saturday, showing he is fully recovered from 2018 achilles surgery

Guardian sport and agencies

29, Feb, 2020 @7:54 PM

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Stephanie Davis targets Olympics less than two years after first marathon
Despite having run her first marathon only in 2018, Stephanie Davis could be set for a place in GB’s team for Tokyo

Sean Ingle

16, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Marathon efforts are increasingly normalised so cheats are trying to keep up | Simon Burnton
In the last century the idea of marathon-running has gone from outlandish to normal, though the rates of cheating suggest it is still quite a bit too difficult for many

Simon Burnton

29, Dec, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Sunday with Paula Radcliffe: ‘What’s better than a chilled rosé on the beach?’
The athlete on French vineyards, James Patterson – and setting world records

Michael Segalov

03, Nov, 2019 @6:45 AM

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