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World records, Mo Farah, 91-Year Old Runners and Your Free Marathon Photos: The Weekly Round-Up

The latest weekly news round-up: World records, Mo Farah, 91-Year Old Runners and Your Free Marathon Photos


IAAF World Relays - Nassau, BAHAMAS 2014

IAAF World Relays - Nassau, BAHAMAS 2014

Kenya set two new relay world records

Kenya's men and women both claimed new world records in the 4x1500m at the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas. The men's time of 14 minutes 22.22 seconds bettered by 14secs a 2009 Kenyan record, while the women beat the previous mark by over half a minute.

San Fransisco Marathon freebie

News of free photos for participants at the San Fransisco Marathon

Farah 'not ready' for London 10,000

Double Olympic Champion Mo Farah has pulled out of Sunday's London 10,000 as he is not yet fit enough to race. Farah, 31, was set to defend his title in the 10km road race, which would have been his first scheduled competition since the London Marathon in April.

Vibram On-Line Claim Form

You must complete this form by providing all required information below. If submitting a claim for more than two (2) pairs of eligible Vibram FiveFingers™ footwear that you purchased, you must send a receipt or other proof of purchase for any additional purchases with this Claim Form.

4 Reasons Why You Get Injured

What are the Main Risk Factors for Running-Related Injuries? That was the question posed in a new systematic review of the latest research evidence, published in Sports Medicine. The study (authored by Bruno Tirotti Saragiotto, Tiê Parma Yamato, Luiz Carlos Hespanhol Junior, Michael J.

Should I rotate the running shoes I use?

We can't be 100% sure that rotating between two or more different pairs of shoes will prevent injury, writes John Davis in a recent, excellent Runners Connect article. But it might just work. And, interestingly enough, not for the reason you think. Why might rotating running shoe use make you less prone to injury?

Barefoot Running: Is It Safe?

The science around the benefits or otherwise of barefoot running is mixed, writes Jon Anderson for Military Times, as coverage of the Vibram lawsuit spreads far and wide. But, for most barefoot runners, the appeal of minimalist running shoes remains undiminished.