Australian champion Jeff Riseley (Vic) has been forced to withdraw from his semi-final of the men’s 800m at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing (CHN).
BEIJING 2015: Riseley forced to withdraw
Tamworth avenue of pain no fun run
King George Avenue was transformed from a scenic trip down memory lane to a torturous hell for hundreds of runners on Sunday as the Tamworth Ten and Half Marathon hit the heritage- listed drive.
Locals clinch top honours in Alice Springs Running Festival
Alice Springs athletes Roxy Shahtahmasebi and Chris Hunter were crowned queen and king of the Alice Springs Running Festival on Sunday.
Sydney City2Surf 2015 won by Australian distance runner Brad Milosevic
The Importance of Recovery for Performance
The Importance of Recovery
If you have a burning passion for increasing your performance, you need to ask yourself a very important question - am I getting the most out of my recovery? Recovery is an extremely important component of endurance sports, especially if you are planning on competing in multiple races throughout the season, and especially if you want to improve and achieve a personal best.
Sarah Crowley becomes first female to win Townsville Marathon
Almost three hours of pain has earned Brisbane’s Sarah Crowley a place in the Townsville Running Festival’s history books.
Crowley become the first female in the event’s 17-year history to win the marathon after edging out Japanese rival Shigenobu Sato in a lung-busting final 10 kilometres to emerge victorious with a time of 2hr 53min.
Smooth landing for Blacktown Running Festival
More than 1058 runners hit the streets in the 10th Westlink M7 Blacktown City Running Festival on Sunday.
First across the line in the marathon was Kiprotich Thomas from Hong Kong in a time of 2 hours and 33 minutes, which is 16 minutes outside the course record of 2.17.42, set by Kenyan Julius Maratim in 2008.
Winning conditions make for a memorable Swan River Run
HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS
It’s one of Australia’s and the world’s most recognised Indigenous icons – anchored deep beneath our earth’s surface, and in our hearts. Mirroring our country’s rich history and culture, it stands strong, proud and sacred; appropriately located in the heart of Australia. Uluru.
More than 7000 brave winter chill in Sutherland2Surf
More than 7000 people braved the cold and windy conditions in the the 2015 Brooks Payce Sutherland2Surf Fun Run/Walk on Sunday. Wanda Surf Life Saving Club staged the community event.
Michael Shelley and Madeline Heiner win Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k
In clear winter conditions Commonwealth Games Marathon Gold Medallist Michael Shelley won the fourth Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k in 29:04 ahead of fellow competitor and Australian 10k track record holder Ben St Lawrence in second place in 29.22.
Kenyan barber trims plenty off the Gold Coast Airport Marathon record
A year on from the long-standing Australian all comers marathon record being broken on the Gold Coast, the mark was given a further trim by a former barber from Kenya at an age many consider to be past their prime for athletic pursuits.
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