Brigid Kosgei, the defending champion and fastest female marathon runner in history, will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020.
Kosgei (KEN) broke Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old marathon world record at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon last October by winning in an incredible time of 2:14:04. The record-breaking run came six months after the 25-year-old won the Virgin Money L
Eliud Kipchoge, the greatest marathoner of all time, has chosen the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon as his first race since becoming the first human to run a sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October.
Kipchoge has his sights set on continuing his incredible streak of record-breaking performances at what will be the 40th Race in London Marathon history on Sunday 26 April 2020.
South Africa’s premier ultra-trail running event, the 100km Ultra-Trail Cape Town presented by Salomon (UTCT), was dominated by the international contingent in the men’s and the women’s race, with the performance of the day being Great Britain’s Beth Pascall’s convincing breaking of the women’s record by more than 25 minutes, and placing 9th overall.
The Comrades Marathon has been awarded Gold Label status by the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU). The accolade is a feather in the cap for The Ultimate Human Race which holds a number of high-profile awards which have all contributed to the event's local and global prestige.
The IAU introduced its own labelling system for qualifying events to ensure that the race route is me
A large group of the world’s best ultra-distance trail runners will join local elite runners on Saturday on the start line of SA’s premier ultra-trail running event, Ultra-Trail Cape Town presented by Salomon (UTCT).
The UTCT 100km race is the final event on the Ultra-trail World Tour calendar, placing the race firmly on the international trail running landscape.
Stillwater Sports is proud to have been awarded the “2019 Participation Event of the Year Award” for the FNB Run Your City Series, at the recently held Hollard Sport Industry Awards that took place at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg on Friday 22 November.
This award comes five years after Stillwater Sports, one of South Africa’s leading sports marketing agencies, conceptu
The most successful athlete in the history of the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge Grand Prix awards, Helalia Johannes (Nedbank), pocketed a cheque for R185 000 at the SPAR Grand Prix Awards ceremony at Emperor’s Palace in Ekurhuleni on Monday.
Not only did Johannes, a 39-year-old Namibian star, win all six races in the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge series, she did so in record tim
Standing amongst hundreds of other athletes waiting for the start of his first ever Olympic distance triathlon, Costa Carastavrakis fitted in quite nicely. Just like all the other athletes, he was fit looking, healthy and happy. But no one knew that for most of his life he never really fitted in anywhere, and that not too long before, this 42-year-old athlete found himself in rural Mexico smoking crack cocaine an