Speed demons: Dennis Kimetto, Emmanuel Mutai and Geoffrey Kamworor during the 2014 Berlin Marathon. Image: PhotoRun
25 Sep 2015

Berlin Marathon competition: enter for free to win a piece of history

At the Berlin Marathon last year, history was made as Dennis Kimetto became the first man to run under 2:03, smashing the world record with his 2:02:57 run. Back in second, Emmanuel Mutai also ran faster than the old world record, recording 2:03:13 for what will go down as the

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Leading the way: Lauren Fleshman is a two-time US champion and five-time NCAA champion. Image: Oiselle
20 Sep 2015

Marathon Nutrition; King Kimetto; Van Damme Flashback; The Week’s Top Stories on JTG

Ivo Van Damme’s Double Olympic Silver Most of you have heard of Prefontaine, most of you have heard of Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe. Prefontaine died young, Ovett and Coe went on to destroy World Records and dominate middle distance in the late 70s and early 80s, but one man

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18 Sep 2015

Salazar in the clear; Epstein digs deeper into steroid issue; Your JTG 5-A-Day

“NO REASON TO BE CONCERNED” ABOUT SALAZAR ACCUSATIONS UK Athletics (UKA) has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah, nor any evidence of inappropriate input from the Nike Oregon Project into Farah’s training regimen, after completing an investigation into the practices of coach Alberto Salazar. More here. Athletes only

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Dennis Kimetto holds the Kenyan flag aloft. Image: PhotoRun.net
18 Sep 2015

Flashback Friday: Kimetto kicks for Home in World Record Run

King Kimetto Dennis Kimetto smashed the world record by 26 seconds when he ran 2:02:57 at the 2014 Berlin Marathon.  Relive his incredible performance below. His splits were astonishing, check them out below. Average pace per mile: 4:41.5 Average pace per 5K: 14:34.9 Average pace for one lap of a

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Dennis Kimetto holds the Kenyan flag aloft. Image: PhotoRun.net
14 Apr 2015

Kiprop/Kimetto Agents Banned, Johnson Breaks Down Bolt; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Johnson Analyses Bolt The man with the golden shoes, and 400m world record, Michael Johnson talks through just why Usain Bolt is so good with focus on his 100m performances in particular. Check out the video interview here 2. Kiprop And Kimetto Are Agent Free The Kenyan Athletics Federation

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Image courtesy of PhotoRun
23 Feb 2015

Strength coaches don’t know running; Mo pain, Mo gain – JTG 5-A-Day

Mo Pain, Mo Gain Get to grips with some of Mo Farah’s strength and conditioning programme alongside his mammoth overall schedule here Greatest race you’ve never heard of Five thousand people took part in the English Cross Country Championships in a cold, wet London park last Saturday. Jolyon Attwooll was

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15 Oct 2014

Chicago coverage forecasts bleak marathon outlook

“That performance put this event on the map,” Carey Pinkowski of Steve Jones’s WR in the Marathon   Chicago Marathon Race Director Carey Pinkowski deserves great credit for bringing together one of the greatest fields ever assembled in this year’s edition. However, the map he refers to must be that

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Dennis Kimetto and Cathal Dennehy
30 Sep 2014

Brilliant Berlin; Kimetto is King; 2:02:57

  History was made in Berlin on Sunday as Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto smashed the marathon world record with 2:02:57, and Cathal Dennehy was there to witness the drama unfold and get all the reaction immediately after the race. In this podcast, we review the historic Berlin race, which saw both

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Brandenburg Gate
29 Sep 2014

Marathon Monday: all you need to know about Berlin

In some corners the first man, Dennis Kimetto, to break 2 hours and 3 minutes (2:02:57 to be exact) for the marathon went largely unnoticed. The Kenyan was involved in a titanic battle with his compatriot, Emmanuel Mutai, who also went under the old record (2:03:23) with 2:03:13 on a

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