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Photo: Bethwell Yegon finishing second in Vienna in 2023,  credit: Leo Hagen / VCM

Bethwell Yegon returns to the Vienna City Marathon where he was runner-up in unusually warm conditions last year. The Kenyan hopes to go one better this time and win his first marathon on 21st April.

by Cathal Dennehy - Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Beatrice Chebet is the world’s best female cross country runner. Jacob Kiplimo is the world’s best male cross country runner. Kenya has the best depth, while Ethiopia and Uganda are doing their best to keep them honest.

NIKE announced to analysts this week that they would ‘elevate’ their relationships with running retailers. We at RunBlogRun find that decision quite satisfying, but as a public service, due to the fact that most folks at NIKE with a history of seeing cycles of love and loathing in Running Retail are gone, fired or retired, we would humbly like to offer five suggestions:

Men’s elite runners during the race. Photo credit: Spor Istanbul

With fast races and deep elite fields the Türkiye Is Bankasi Istanbul Half Marathon has in recent years established itself among the world’s most prestigious races at the distance.

Sydney McLaughlin, 400m hurdles, just prior to the final, photo by Kevin Morris

Sydney McLaughlin Levrone is among the finest athletes in American track and field history. An athletic prodigy, Sydney has worked long and hard to perfect her specialty, the 400-meter hurdles, putting the WR into the unimaginable realm of 50.64

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