20 Oct Non Stanford Crowned U23 World Champion

Non's Power of 10 HERE In tough conditions on a challenging course, Great Britain’s Non Stanford grinded out her most impressive performance to date to claim the 2012 ITU Under23 World Championship in Auckland on Saturday. After going toe-to-toe for almost the entire 10km run, Stanford pulled...

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20 Oct Distance legend Sando dies

Frank Sando, international cross-country champion in 1955 and 1957 and two-time British Olympian, died from cancer last Saturday aged 81. The Kent athlete was unquestionably one of Britain’s greatest distance runners. An AW statistical feature in 2007 on all-time greats written by Mel Watman named him...

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19 Oct Why Running At Night Feels Faster

As the days get shorter, more runners have to train in the dark. A study published in the Journal of Sport & Exercise Physiology helps to explain the common perception that running a given pace in the … Continue reading → Full Article HERE...

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19 Oct Tax changes in Kenya affecting runners

The taxman’s demand that Kenya’s award-winning athletes pay tax at the top rate of 30 per cent has sparked fierce protest from the runners. John Njiraini, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) commissioner-general, said the tax demand is part of the renewed focus on rich Kenyans to...

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19 Oct Rudisha seeks to build stadium

The 800 metres Olympic and World champion and world record holder, David Rudisha, is mobilising funds to build a stadium in his home town Transmara. In a post on his Facebook account on Thursday, the Kilgoris-born track star said the region lacks vital sports facilities to...

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