06 Apr IAAF COUNCIL MEETING – NOTES, MOSCOW, 6 APRIL, DAY 1

IAAF Council chaired by President Lamine Diack, met today (6) for the first of a two-day session in the Royal Radisson Hotel, Moscow. The 49th IAAF Congress and the 14th edition of the IAAF World Championships, Moscow 2013 will be hosted in the capital of the Russian Federation this coming August. Full...

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05 Apr Hill Reps Improve 5k Performance

Study finds 2% improvement regardless of type of hill workout. The story goes that Kenyan running legend Henry Rono was once espousing the value of hill workouts when a listener pressed for details: How long of a hill? How steep of a hill? How fast to...

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05 Apr Ryan Gregson wins Queen St Golden Mile

Gregson won the men's race in an impressive time of 3 minutes 48.58 seconds over US runner Miles Batty (3:49.20) and Australian Collis Birmingham (3:50.40). New Zealand's Hamish Carson, who won the national 1500m title at Mt Smart last weekend, was the first Kiwi home...

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04 Apr Lancashire Running Update

Blackburn Harrier Tom Cornthwaite came close to clinching victory in the Rivington Pike race as he finished in second place behind Salford Harrier Andi Jones. Cornthwaite crossed the line in 18mins 9secs, just over a minute behind the eventual winner in a closely-fought race which saw...

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04 Apr Lance Armstrong To Compete In Masters Swim Meet

Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his biggest cycling achievements last year because of doping charges, will compete at the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships this weekend. The meet is hosted by Longhorn Aquatics at the Jamail Texas Swim Center. U.S. Masters Swimming isn’t under...

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