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Coaching Athletics Quarterly

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Joyciline Jepkosgei took the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON with a spectacular course record of 65:16. The 27 year-old Kenyan smashed the mark of Dutch double Olympic Champion Sifan Hassan, who had won the race with 65:45 in 2019. Second-placed Kenyan Nancy Meto was just five seconds behind, improving her PB by more than three minutes. With 65:21 she was also inside the former course record. Valary Aiyabei completed the Kenyan podium with 67:32 for third place.

PHOTO: SCC EVENTS / Petko Beier. Philemon Kiplimo, Rabea Schöneborn, Joyciline Jepkosgei and Philipp Pflieger at press conference

The GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON will be Germany’s first major international road race since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. World-class fields will feature the former world half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei and fellow-Kenyan Philemon Kiplimo. A total of 21,546 athletes from 140 countries have entered Sunday’s race. 20,774 of them will run the half marathon distance. The GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON will be the first road race this year worldwide to feature around 20,000 participants.

BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced more than 140 athletes will compete at the 125th Boston Marathon as part of the John Hancock Professional Athlete Team. Olympians, Paralympians, global marathon winners, and 13 previously announced Boston champions will race from Hopkinton to Boston on October 11 in the first fall edition of the Boston Marathon.

Tuesday, 17 August 2021 19:24

Mizuno Launches Update to Wave Sky Series

Wave Sky 5 incorporates MIZUNO ENERZY CORE and all new woven upper - NORCROSS, GA – (August 12, 2021) Mizuno, a global leader in running footwear and apparel, launched the fifth iteration of the Mizuno Wave Sky series, Wave Sky 5. The Wave Sky 5 features MIZUNO ENERZY CORE, the brand’s softest and most responsive midsole material yet, along with an all-new Smooth Stretch Woven upper.

(photo: VCM / Leo Hagen)  As things stand in Austria the Vienna City Marathon will go ahead on 12th September. It is one month to go tomorrow and organizers do not expect any drastic rule changes that would limit outdoor events in the coming weeks. Since 1st July  the Austrian government has allowed all events to go ahead, no matter how many people are involved.

EUGENE -- A historic men’s shot put and a thrilling men’s 10,000m gave the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field the first day it deserved after waiting a long year for it to finally become a reality. In front of an appreciative and noisy crowd in the new Hayward Field, Team USATF athletes shined brighter than ever as spots on the squad for the Tokyo Games were up for grabs in the first two finals of the meet.

(USATF) - EUGENE -- Two more individual titles were handed out Saturday on day two of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field at Hayward Field, and both went to women who came into the meet as heavy favorites and fulfilled their promise with panache.

(images Copyright: Giancarlo COLOMBO) Milano Marathon 2021 is now the 7th best marathon ever based on combined men and women's winning time.

We surveyed 3,961 current runners to investigate how many began during the pandemic. We wanted to learn about their motivations for running, whether they’ll participate in races, and how they differ from those that began before COVID. 

Marathon Field to Feature 33,000 Runners - New York, May 17, 2021 – New York Road Runners (NYRR) today announced that it will host a field of 33,000 runners for the 50th running of the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon on November 7. With NYRR’s continued commitment to health and safety, a modified field size was determined in partnership with the State of New York and the Mayor’s Office of New York City

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