Athletics: Whanganui club season begins with pleasing results in difficult conditions

Twenty-six runners lined up for the 2km road race to open the 2019-2020 athletics season at Cooks Gardens on a cold wet and windy evening on Tuesday.Five minutes twenty-eight seconds after the...
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The controversial shoe propelling marathon runners to amazing records

The controversial shoe propelling marathon runners to amazing records

The world's greatest marathon runners are flying like never before ? and many experts are putting the astonishing times down to a running shoe.The Nike ZoomX Vaporfly, launched in 2016, has zoomed...
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Women's marathon world record shattered by Kenya's Brigid Kosgei

Women's marathon world record shattered by Kenya's Brigid Kosgei

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old world record Sunday, winning the Chicago Marathon in two hours, 14 minutes and four seconds.Kosgei broke the mark of 2:15:25 set by...
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Women's marathon world record shattered by Kenya's Brigid Kosgei

Women's marathon world record shattered by Kenya's Brigid Kosgei

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old world record Sunday, winning the Chicago Marathon in two hours, 14 minutes and four seconds.Kosgei broke the mark of 2:15:25 set by...
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Athletics: Currie's hot marathon earns top 10

Athletics: Currie's hot marathon earns top 10

Kiwi Braden Currie posted a 2:46:25 marathon to finish seventh at the Ironman world championship in Hawaii yesterday, his second consecutive top 10 finish in only his third start at the home of...
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History made: Eliud Kipchoge breaks two-hour marathon barrier

History made: Eliud Kipchoge breaks two-hour marathon barrier

We have proof: humans are capable of running a marathon distance in less than two hours. That is the simplest conclusion to draw from Eliud Kipchoge's incredible feat in Vienna in the early hours...
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Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier tonight

Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier tonight

The fasted marathoner in the world, Eliud Kipchoge, will today (NZT) attempt to go where no human has gone before by running a sub-two-hour marathon.No one has ever managed the feat and many still...
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Athletics: Alec McNab reflects on how the IAAF Doha World Champs can inspire Whanganui athletes

Athletics: Alec McNab reflects on how the IAAF Doha World Champs can inspire Whanganui athletes

Just one centimetre separated the three medal winners in the Men's Shot at the IAAF World Championships which must be the closest margin of any event at the championships.Sadly, New Zealander Tom...
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World Athletics Championships: China relay team disqualified after hilarious ending

The Chinese women's 4x100m relay team has been disqualified from the World Athletics Championships in Doha on Saturday, after hilariously missing the baton transition on the track.The team crossed...
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