Trio for Rio? Mick Clohisey, Kevin Seaward and Sergiu Ciobanu put themselves in line for Olympic selection.
01 Oct 2015

Irish invade, Kenyans reign supreme: six final thoughts on the Berlin Marathon

Once again, the fastest marathon in the world lived up to its renown, producing the 11th quickest performances of all time in both men’s and women’s races, courtesy of a pair of champions worthy of topping any marathon rostrum. Yet again, the morning of the race dawned cool, calm and

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29 Sep 2015

NIKE Apologises, Gardener takes UKA Presidency; Travers On Top; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Nike Says Sorry About Marathon Shoe Dysfunction You’ve probably seen images (like above) of Berlin Marathon winner Eliud Kipchoge striding to victory with insoles hanging out of his shoes. Well now Nike have apologised for the malfunctioning footwear. “Nike have offered an apology to Eliud Kipchoge for their malfunctioning shoe

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27 Sep 2015

Kipchoge the champion: “My mentality was strong today”

At the Berlin Marathon on Sunday, just about nothing could stop Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, who destroyed the field to win in a personal best of 2:04:00, coming home a whopping 81 seconds clear of runner-up Eliud Kiptanui. It was precisely with 10K to run that the former track man made

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Star billing: Eliud Kipchoge is the leading Olympic hope for Kenya in the marathon. Image via photorun
25 Sep 2015

Kipchoge on a marathon mission in Berlin: “all sport is about mentality”

On Sunday, Eliud Kipchoge returns to the Berlin Marathon two years after finishing second in the event and this time, the 30-year-old ranks as the clear favourite. In opposition, though, are two of the fastest marathoners in history: last year’s runner-up Emmanuel Mutai and former New York and Boston Marathon

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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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Star billing: Eliud Kipchoge is the leading Olympic hope for Kenya in the marathon. Image via photorun
22 Sep 2015

Redmond’s winning mindset; Kipchoge’s time goals; Your JTG 5-A-Day

Football’s Dirty Doping Secret It may not be about athletes, but surely that’s a good thing? Essential reading by Cathal Dennehy on a potential doping scandal in football. “68 players across the Champions League, Europa League and European Championships between 2008 and 2013 were most likely knocking back some good

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Star billing: Eliud Kipchoge is the leading Olympic hope for Kenya in the marathon. Image via photorun
04 Aug 2015

The JTG Finish Line: With Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge is better known these days as one of the world’s fastest marathoners boasting a personal best of 2:04:05 and winning four major marathons since 2013 – Hamburg (2013), Rotterdam (2014), Chicago (2014) and London (2015). In his previous life on the track he was one hell of an

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20 May 2015

KJT More Marketable Than Bolt; Marathon Man Running With Parkinsons; JTG 5-A-Day

1. KJT Most Marketable Athelte Team GB’s Katarina Johnson Thompson has been named among the world’s most marketable sportspeople and is the foremost athlete on the list, one spot ahead of the great Usain Bolt. Check out who topped the list here 2. Running With Parkison’s A remarkable story about

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26 Feb 2015

Powell’s Epiphany lawsuit; Lagat forever young; Is Mo the GOAT? – 5-A-Day

Asafa Powell’s management to sue supplement company Epiphany D1 Asafa Powell’s agent, Paul Doyle, reveals Doyle Management is to sue Epiphany D1 on behalf of Powell and fellow athlete Sherone Simpson for more than $8 million following their failed drugs tests. Read more here Words of wisdom Eliud Kipchoge Former

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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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