It was a double triumph for the Ethiopian runners as Solomon Deksisa and Amane Gobena took the honours at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018, winning in 2:09:34 and 2:25:49 respectively on Sunday.
The leading men’s contenders attending Friday’s elite athletes press conference for the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018 were unanimous in their prediction ahead of Sunday’s big event, it could be the fastest ever race over the classic distance ever witnessed in India.
The 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon (January 26, 2018): the RunBlogRun Interview with Peter Connerton, Race Director of the Dubai MarathonWritten by Super User
RunBlogRun opines: The 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon will be held on January 26, 2018. The fields are always amazing, and the race continues to grow and thrive. Here are six questions that we asked Dubai's management team, Peter Connerton, Dubai Marathon's and their Media Director, Alan Ewens. We are excited to see the field and the race that the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon plans for 2018! Don't miss it!
Shalane Flanagan and Galen Rupp will lead a strong domestic line-up at the 2018 Boston Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on 16 April.
Two-time U.S. Olympian, American 10,000m record holder and three-time BAA 5K Champion to make Boston Marathon debutWritten by Super User
WALTHAM, MA (December 12, 2017) – Saucony today announced that Molly Huddle, two-time Olympian and three-time winner of the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) 5K, will make her Boston Marathon debut at the 122nd edition of the race on April 16, 2018. Huddle, who has earned 25 U.S. national championship titles on the track and roads, set the American 10,000-meter record (30:13.17) with a sixth-place finish in the 2016 Rio Olympics. In her highly anticipated first race at the 26.2 mile distance, Huddle ran 2:28:13 to place third at the 2016 New York City Marathon. Huddle, 33, lives and trains in Providence, Rhode Island.
Jonathan Gault of Letsrun recently did a great interview with newly crowned USA Marathon Champ Tim Ritchie. In the interview they get into some really good training insight. A couple of the best nuggets of wisdom in the article included Ritchie's explanation of his relatively low-mileage and how at this point in his running career that is what works best for him. Although some might say it's not ideal, he knows he can be consistently healthy and make progress through a training cycle. Also, his take on the simplicity of his training is quite good.