Jasmin Paris: How A Mother And Veterinarian Became An Ultrarunning Legend

Jasmin Paris, a 40-year-old mother of two from Great Britain, made history after becoming the first woman ever to complete all five loops of the Barkley Marathons within the stringent 60-hour time limit. Paris completed the grueling race in 59:58:21, joining the exclusive club of Barkley Marathon finishers with just over a minute and a … Read more

44 Guinness World Records Set At 2024 TCS London Marathon

There’s no doubt that Peres Jepchirchir’s new women’s-only world record of 2:16:16 stole the show at yesterday’s 2024 TCS London Marathon. But a slew of other runners also broke their own world records, some of them in quite niche categories. Every year, the London Marathon sees the most Guinness World Records set at any one … Read more

Alexander Munyao Wins 2024 London Marathon Ahead Of Headline Favorites

Although the women’s race stole the spotlight, the men’s 2024 London Marathon was equally as thrilling. Reigning New York City Marathon champion Tamirat Tola was one of the talented headliners in the men’s field.  He was accompanied by seasoned veterans Mosinet Geremew and Kenenisa Bekele.  The British contingent, featuring Emile Cairess, Marc Scott, and Callum … Read more

Peres Jepchirchir Sets New Women’s-Only World Record At 2024 London Marathon

The 2024 London Marathon fielded the deepest elite women’s field the event had ever seen, and with that came the anticipation that they could rewrite history.  The London Marathon brought together world record holders, Olympic champions, and world champions to go head-to-head on the fast and flat course.  The headliners included mixed world record holder … Read more

What You Need To Know About The Women’s-Only World Record

We’ll be on-site at the 2024 London Marathon to bring you live updates beginning at 8:00 a.m. GMT on Sunday, April 21. Find our live updates on our homepage on race morning. In 2011, the world governing body for track and field, World Athletics, then IAAF, made a significant decision regarding women’s road racing records: they would only recognize … Read more

The World Has Gone Crazy Over This Athlete Who Recorded Her Childbirth On Strava

Strava is arguably one of the most important aspects of the modern-day endurance athlete. Whether you’re a serious runner, a hobby cyclist, an avid triathlete, or anything in between, the one thing we can all agree on is “Strava or it didn’t happen.” Although the most popular sports recorded on Strava include running, cycling, and … Read more

Top Four Disqualified From Beijing Half Marathon After Unauthorized Pacemaking

Last week, allegations surfaced that three African runners intentionally allowed China’s He Jie to win the Beijing Half Marathon. Video footage seemed to show Kenya’s Robert Keter, Willy Mnangat, and Ethiopia’s Dejene Hailu signaling for He to pass them and cross the line first.  Beijing Sports Bureau and World Athletics launched an investigation into the … Read more