Tag: Marathon

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 »

POST MARATHON DAYS: WHEN GETTING BACK TRAINING?

  With marathons becoming more popular worldwide, higher numbers of amateur runners decide to take the challenge and complete the Pheidippides distance. Nevertheless, completing a marathon imply a high strain… Read more »

RUNNING EXPERIENCES OFF THE BEATEN TRACK (OR WHEN FINISHING MARATHONS IS NOT ENOUGH)

For many runners completing a marathon is a remarkable achievement. However, for other runners, a marathon may become a routine activity.  These runners eventually reach a turning point when they… Read more »

SHOE TECHNOLOGY ON THE TOP 100 MEN´S MARATHON PERFORMANCES FROM 2015 TO 2019

Photo by Calpower (Pixabay) In October 2019 Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge ran for the first time an unofficial sub-2h marathon in Vienna, as part of the Breaking2 Project. But everything started… Read more »