28 Jul Commonwealth Games 1500m Quick Fire Questions // Lee Emanuel, Chris O’Hare & Chris Gowell

The Commonwealth Games athletics schedule got off to an absorbing start yesterday, with the marathon events, women's para-sport long jump and men's 5,000m deciding the first athletics medals of the Games. This Friday night, the traditional blue riband event of any athletics championship get underway...

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19 Jun Stephen Lisgo: From self-confessed “fatty” to Team Scotland & the Commonwealth Games in less than a year

Article by Chris Rainsford Despite not being one for "queefy" sporting clichés, it shouldn't be difficult for Stephen Lisgo to accept that his return from self-confessed “fatty” a year ago to a spot on the Scotland team for this summer’s Commonwealth Games is quite the comeback story. The twenty-seven year...

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09 May Saturday night out at the track: Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs preview and playlist

GB international Chris Thompson is the latest stellar domestic name to be added to the line-up for tomorrow's Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs incorp British & England National Championships. The 2010 European 10,000m silver medallist will be looking to secure his spot on the GB team...

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07 May Is Andy Vernon now a genuine medal contender for the Commonwealth Games & European Championships this summer?

After spending the last five years trying to break 13:20 for 5000m, Andy Vernon went and obliterated the mark at the Payton Jordan Invitational in the USA on Sunday to shoot up to joint-sixth in the UK all-time rankings. The twenty-eight year old stopped the clock...

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15 Apr “100m races are great short stories but May 10th offers the opportunity to watch five 10,000m novels unfold”: Race for UK title set to be hotly-contested at Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs

The race for the men’s UK 10,000m title and possible selection for this summer's European Championships is set to be one of the most hotly-contested and exciting in recent memory as seemingly anybody who’s anybody is entered for the Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m...

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11 Apr UEFA Intertoto Cup to the Commonwealth Games Marathon – Welsh Mountain runner Andrew Davies talks to Eightlane

At the Manchester Marathon last weekend, Maldwyn Harriers' Andrew Davies dipped inside the Welsh "A" standard for this summer's Commonwealth Games by thirteen seconds after finishing second to Andi Jones in 2:17:47. The thirty-four year old has enjoyed a steady rise up the UK long-distance rankings...

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10 Apr “They have the ability and they’re doing the work but I’m not sure the ethic is quite right”: British record-holder Steve Jones on British marathon running

Photograph from Nicola Bamford's Twitter British marathon record holder Steve Jones believes overthinking the marathon instead of going out and racing the distance is one of the reasons why British men have struggled to break 2:10 in recent years. The Welshman, whose 2:07:13 British record from the...

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10 Apr GB double-act Thompson & Overall talk training & 2:10-pace ahead of Sunday’s London Marathon

Photograph on London Marathon’s Twitter Training partners Chris Thompson and Scott Overall laughed and joked about their budding friendship ahead of the London Marathon this weekend as both look to lay down firm marathon markers despite coming at the race from opposite ends of the spectrum. For...

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