Great North Run

Meeting The Emperor

Marathon world record holder and 2010 ING New York City Marathon entrant Haile Gebrselassie is the Muhammad Ali of running.

Ritzenhein Commits To Great North Run

Loaded field lining up for a fast half marathon this fall. He’ll be lining up against the great Haile Gebrselassie at the New York City Marathon in November, but apparently just one matchup against the marathon world record holder this fall isn’t enough for American Dathan Ritzenhein. The 27-year-old, who trains under coach Alberto Salazar […]

English TV Program To Attack London Marathon

Frankly, from a distance it looks like a smear job. The British television production company Blakeway Productions is apparently working on a program that will “investigate” the symbiotic relationships between two of the United Kingdom’s premier road races–the London Marathon and the Great North Run–and their affiliated charities. The producers apparently take issue with the […]