JTG 5-A-Day

Kipchoge on a mission, Crazy Celebrations, Farah and Bolt in Top 50:Your JTG 5 A DAY

Kipchoge is all about mentality ahead of this weekend’s Berlin Marathon

I want the world record to be in my name. These are the fastest guys on the planet, though, so winning only is not important, but it’s about how to prepare to win. The one who crosses the finish line first will be the one among us who is best prepared. I am focusing on a fast time on Sunday.

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Runnersworld profiles the World’s Fastest Marathons

You want to run a fast marathon? Here are the top ten fastest major marathons.

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Who are the 50 most influential people in Running?

An american-centric list but a list none the less. Seb Coe, Mo Farah and Bolt all make it but so do loads of people who you have never heard of.

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The Crazy Celebrations of Guowei Zhang

The Crazy celebrations of this year’s breakout High Jump star are profiled in depth.

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Pittman back for one last shot

The two-time 400m hurdles world champion, who ditched the track in 2012 for bobsleigh and a place at last year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, is putting the spikes back on in a quest to make next year’s summer games. The Australian missed two Olympics with injury but has a 5th place from Athens to her credit.

Star billing: Eliud Kipchoge is the leading Olympic hope for Kenya in the marathon. Image via photorun
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Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan is an athlete, coach, athletics fan and, most importantly, was once named Bandon AFC's under-12 Player of the Year. He was once a promising athlete but is now a promising coach, teacher and part-time athletics writer/broadcaster. While an 800m runner himself, Ronan has coached everything from pole vault to 10km with varying levels of bluffing. He has regularly been threatening to do something for years but is yet to deliver. He is regarded as our expert on the American running scene, though has yet, to prove his knowledge in this realm.

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