London Marathon runners sweat through record-breaking heat

London Marathon runners sweat through record-breaking heat

Posted April 23, 2018 17:41:20 Photo: Runners stand in front of fans after finishing the London Marathon. (Reuters: Paul Childs) Related Story: Australia’s De Rozario wins London Marathon wheelchair event London Marathon runners sweltered through the event’s hottest year on record with the mercury reaching 24.1 degrees Celsius. Extra water, …

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

Posted April 23, 2018 07:24:36 Photo: Australia’s Madison de Rozario followed up her Commonwealth Games triumph with victory in the London Marathon. (AP: Kirsty Wigglesworth) Fresh from her Commonwealth Games triumph, Australia’s Madison De Rozario has taken out the women’s elite wheelchair event at the London Marathon. Her compatriot Kurt …

Commonwealth Games organisers criticised after marathon leading runner left lying on the road

Commonwealth Games organisers criticised after marathon leading runner left lying on the road

Posted April 15, 2018 16:03:09 Video: Scottish runner misses marathon gold, collapsing 2km from finish line (ABC News) Related Story: Scottish runner misses marathon gold after collapsing 2km from finish line Commonwealth Games organisers are under fire for the delay in getting help to a stricken Scottish athlete who collapsed …

Commonwealth Games: Scottish runner Callum Hawkins misses marathon gold after collapsing 2km from finish line – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Scottish runner Callum Hawkins misses marathon gold after collapsing 2km from finish line – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 15, 2018 11:02:07 Scottish runner Callum Hawkins has collapsed from heat exhaustion two kilometres from the finish line in the men’s marathon, missing out on a Commonwealth Games gold medal. Hawkins held a two-minute, three-second lead over Australia’s Michael Shelley at the 40km checkpoint in the 41.95km race …

Commonwealth Games: Kurt Fearnley wins marathon on Gold Coast in final appearance for Australia

Commonwealth Games: Kurt Fearnley wins marathon on Gold Coast in final appearance for Australia

Updated April 15, 2018 08:39:09 Photo: Kurt Fearnley heads into retirement having won gold at the Commonwealth Games. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Related Story: The driving force behind Fearnley’s final race in the green and gold Kurt Fearnley has ended his career representing Australia on a high note with an emphatic …

Australia’s marathon record for men hasn’t been broken since 1986

Australia’s marathon record for men hasn’t been broken since 1986

Updated April 14, 2018 11:17:25 External Link: Robert de Castella breaking the world record at the 1986 Boston Marathon. Male Australian marathon runners were better at running the 42.195 kilometre race when colour TV was still considered a new technology. For years Australian elite marathoners were getting faster and faster. …

The day Robert de Castella stopped the nation with marathon victory at the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games – Commonwealth Games 2018

The day Robert de Castella stopped the nation with marathon victory at the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 14, 2018 10:54:31 Video: Robert de Castella wins Brisbane Commonwealth Games marathon gold (ABC News) As the 1982 Commonwealth Games marathon edged towards its climax along a crowded Coronation Drive in Brisbane, Robert de Castella began to get a sense of how the race had gripped the city. …

Kurt Fearnley farewells Australia in Comm Games marathon, Gold Coast 2018, athletics

Kurt Fearnley farewells Australia in Comm Games marathon, Gold Coast 2018, athletics

KURT Fearnley can never be accused of not having a go. Having lived a lifetime of beating odds and expectations, he’s promised one more enormous effort in his last appearance in an Australian team in Sunday’s Commonwealth Games marathon on the Gold Coast. “That’s been a big chunk of my …