ONE SPORT – The Future Course; Independent Review of Athletics in Australia has called for major governance reform, an overhaul of Athletics Australia’s (AA) high performance practices and for the sport to be united under one structure.
Path made clear for athletics to unite as ONE SPORT
ETHIOPIAN DUO NEGESSE AND DIBABA WIN AT THE 2015 TOKYO MARATHON
Ethiopian runners Endeshaw Negesse and Berhane Dibaba took the honours at the 2015 Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, winning in 2:06:00 and 2:23:15 respectively on Sunday (22).
It was the first time in the nine-year history of the event that runners from the same nation had won both the men’s and women’s titles.
Blog 2 from Tokyo Marathon
Hi R4YL readers,
Here is my second blog from the Tokyo marathon!
The 5K International Friendship run was held this morning in Tokyo. The run was billed as a chance to meet other international runners and some locals over a 5K untimed event.
Blog from Tokyo Marathon
Hi R4YL readers!
This is my first blog from Tokyo Marathon – a challenge I have taken on with help from the wonderful people at Travelling Fit. I visited the race expo at Tokyo yesterday, which was a great insight into the history and culture surrounding this event.
World Cross Country
Ready or Not, Tokyo Here We Come!
Rachel Baker is about to make history! She will soon become the first Yolngu woman to take part in the Tokyo Marathon.
On Sunday 22 February, Rachel will pound the Tokyo pavement one foot in front of the other to realise her dream of running 42.195km and follow in the footsteps of her 2014 team mates who finished the New York City Marathon in November 2014.
Prime Minister launches 100K run to mark 100th ANZAC Day
The Prime Minister, Tony Abbott MP, won’t be a starter for the gruelling 100km newANZAC Day Challenge, but he wished the courageous participants plenty of good will for their ANZAC Day mission when he launched the commemorative fundraising event at Manly War Memorial today.
World Cross Country Selection Trial
Victorians David McNeill and Victoria Mitchell have taken out the men’s and women’s races respectively at the Australian World Cross Country Selection Trial at Stromlo Forest Park in Canberra (ACT) on Sunday morning.
Canberra Track Classic
Sally Pearson (Qld.) has won her highly anticipated Australian Athletics Tour showdown at the AIS Athletics Track with rival sprinter Melissa Breen (ACT) at the Canberra Track Classic and in the process recorded qualifying times for the 2015 IAAF World Championships in both the 100m and 200m, as well as a new personal best in the latter.
Sun Run & Cole Classic | Congratulations
Thousands of participants took to Sydney's Northern Beaches across the weekend to participate in the Sun Run and/or the Cole Classic, in what turned out to be a great weekend of fitness-fuelled fun.
Hunter Track Classic – Review
Australian Running Festival: earlybird entries close Friday, February 13
Earlybird entries will close this Friday, February 13 for the Australian Running Festival, taking place on Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Entrants can save up to $25 on their entry fee if they sign up before midnight.
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