Author Archives: oneKmore

THE MARATHON OF THE WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS OREGON 22

Hayward Field Stadium, site of the events of the WA Championships Oregon 22 (photo by Chris Schiemann) WHEN Men’s marathon              Sunday July 17  Women’s marathon        Monday July 18 6.15 Pacific… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXV) – London 2012: STEPHEN KIPROTICH (1989-)

Kiprotich heading towards the finish line (photo by Peter Mooney) The conditions were hot and humid but they were the same for everyone.   Determination is what matters. Stephen Kiprotich The… Read more »

TRAINING PLANS OF ELITE MARATHON RUNNERS (2/2): TRAINING VOLUMES, INTENSITY ZONES AND TAPERING

London Marathon 2018 In our previous post we focused on periodization and training methods followed by some of the most well-known elite long-distance runners. In this second post we will… Read more »

TRAINING PLANS OF ELITE MARATHON RUNNERS (1/2): PERIODIZATION AND RUNNING METHODS

Kipchoge and Kosgei, winners of the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Marathon Most top-level long-distance runners must endure a period of training of 8–10 years prior to reaching a competitive international standard…. Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXIV) – London 2012: TIKI GELANA (1987-)

London 2012 Olympic Park London became in 2012 the first city hosting the Olympic Games for a third time, after doing so in 1908 and 1948. To do so, it… Read more »